Global Partners

​JESUS film miracles

​JESUS film miracles

God continues to use this amazing ministry tool (the Gospel of Luke in film) around the world, accompanied by salvations, miracles of healing, and release from the bondage of sin. By way of summary, I can report that in 2016, the film was shown 1,503 times in our...
Amplifying leaders in Uganda

Amplifying leaders in Uganda

Uganda is a country of 38 million people, and there are many who do not know Jesus personally. The Wesleyan Church is doing what it can to change the spiritual landscape in this East Africa country through leadership development of pastors. Read more of how pastors...
​Veteran missionary, Jim Ramsay, passes

​Veteran missionary, Jim Ramsay, passes

Rev. James Aaron Ramsay, 76, of Central, S.C., passed away Sunday, March 19. He was born in Gibraltar, Pa., on July 25, 1940 to Sedgwick Uriah and Mary Elizabeth Ramsay. He was married to Carol Chance on August 4, 1962. James was a graduate of Frankfort Wesleyan...
India: a miracle for Lavanya

India: a miracle for Lavanya

It was a busy afternoon at our house—three families were visiting from another town. The afternoon cooking had just been finished. All the kids were outside playing. All the adults sat down to visit before having lunch. This is when we heard a call from outside for...
800 villages destroyed in Peru–Dr. Schmidt calls for prayer and aid

800 villages destroyed in Peru–Dr. Schmidt calls for prayer and aid

General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt has announced that a Wesleyan Emergency Relief Project (WERF) is collecting emergency aid for the Wesleyan Pilgrim Church of Peru, South America. Blamed on a powerful El Niño effect that has not been seen for decades, half of...
​Joan Phillippe passes

​Joan Phillippe passes

Dr. Joan Melody Phillippe, 86, of Marion, Ind., died at 9:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017, in her Indianapolis residence. She was born in Hartford City, Ind., to the late Donald and Hazel (David) Cheeseman. She married Thomas “Tom” Phillippe on June 6,...
550,000 displaced, 85+ dead, and millions without drinking water in Peru

550,000 displaced, 85+ dead, and millions without drinking water in Peru

General Superintendent Dr. Wayne Schmidt has announced that The Wesleyan Church has opened a Wesleyan Emergency Relief Fund (WERF) for the Wesleyan Pilgrim Church of Peru, South America. Dr. Schmidt is calling upon the North American Church to stand with our Wesleyan...
Because of Raj, they believed

Because of Raj, they believed

Raj is a young pastor in the mountain village of Pida, Nepal. He was led to Christ by a Nepali pastor about six to seven years ago. Raj was one of the first Jesus-followers in his village. A passion to reach his community for Jesus grew within him. He began his...
​Under the hot African sun

​Under the hot African sun

Mozambique, Africa: land of hot, hot sun, burning sand, beautiful landscape, and most of all kind, loving, humble people. The Kansas District mission team of seven people found themselves in the middle of all this in November. We were excited to go and to partner with...
​Lifelong service included missionary to Caribbean and Africa

​Lifelong service included missionary to Caribbean and Africa

Roberta Lois McCallum, 90, entered heaven on March 7 from Lyons, Kansas. Born March 16, 1926, Troy, N.Y., to Robert and Helen (Boyd) Gunsalus (deceased), she graduated from Allentown Bible Institute (PA) in 1945, and later from Oklahoma Wesleyan University. She...
​Three patients at La Gonave

​Three patients at La Gonave

Many have prayed for the work in Haiti for this month and the next as we enter a busy time with some of our doctors doing clinics around the island for compassion-sponsored schoolchildren. Earlier last month we admitted a 25-year-old alcoholic man with a complicated...
I need her beside me

I need her beside me

Why now? In the past, there were Papua New Guinean women who had the educational qualifications needed to enter the Bible college’s training program for ministry. The Wesleyan Church of Papua New Guinea acknowledged that God calls both women and men to preach...
​Equip Her: Heart of Missions offering

​Equip Her: Heart of Missions offering

Did you know that only 17% of Wesleyan international pastors are ordained? To get to ordination, it can take over 10-15 years—many give up even trying. Global Partners has 30 Bible colleges that are making a difference, but there is still a huge gap of accessibility,...
Church planter, leader passes

Church planter, leader passes

Forrest James Gearhart, age 94, died November 11, 2016, in Fern Park, Fla. He was founding pastor of the Sturgis, Michigan, Wesleyan church and also the Wheaton, Illinois, Wesleyan church. He served as district superintendent of the Northern Illinois District from...
New Cuba church building: first since 1959

New Cuba church building: first since 1959

The Wesleyan Church Cuban Ministry Center was dedicated in October, becoming the first evangelical church building constructed legally in Cuba since 1959. Vision, intercessory prayer, perseverance, and personal sacrifice resulted in this facility becoming a reality. A...
​Missionary to Africa passes away

​Missionary to Africa passes away

Rev. William Edgar “Bill” Morgan, a Wesleyan pastor and missionary, passed away December 5 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He was 91. He served as an ordained pastor for 65 years with The Wesleyan Church. He spent thirty-three years of ministry in...
After the hurricane: next steps in Haiti

After the hurricane: next steps in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew was a category 4-5 storm and, on October 4, became the worst hurricane to strike Haiti since 1964. The death toll has risen to 1,600 and 1.4 million people were left needing assistance. We have the people, the network on the ground, and the...
​People reaching people

​People reaching people

#GivingTuesday (November 29) is a day dedicated to giving to reach people with the hope of Jesus Christ. With God’s help we are equipping urban church planters and mobilizing holistic church planting teams to unreached global cities. Below are two opportunities...
Amplifying Czech

Amplifying Czech

Atheist becomes pastor Born and raised in the Czech Republic, Tomas Mojzis wasn’t alone in this thinking. In one study, 75 percent of those surveyed in the Czech Republic claim to be either “non-religious or atheist.” It’s one of the most...
​Freedom in Christ: Karis People update

​Freedom in Christ: Karis People update

So many Karis men are in bondage to sin, but there are some men who are walking in Christ’s freedom even though they are actually living in jail. Their spiritual chains have fallen off even though they still reside in physical ones. Rafael* is the man who God...
​More supplies arrive in Haiti

​More supplies arrive in Haiti

A team of missionaries, pastors, and children prepare relief supplies for distribution at the Mais Gate Wesleyan Church in Port-au-Prince. These supplies were distributed on Saturday to more than 600 families in multiple locations on the southern peninsula. Each kit...
​Presenting Jesus – on Giving Tuesday

​Presenting Jesus – on Giving Tuesday

One of our missionary families was invited to dinner at the home of a 76-year-old devout Muslim man who had become a friend. On that night, the Muslim man was invited to read Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus (John 3). This was the first time he had ever read...
​The big reveal

​The big reveal

With my “Tarzan” Fotizo language, I told my language teacher, “Ask him. Ask God to reveal himself to you. He can even reveal himself to your husband and son. He is a big God!” We wrap gifts before giving them in order to build anticipation. We...