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March 16, 2018 Free at Last Alliance workers share how the gospel is releasing new believers from spiritually oppressive cultural practices. . . . If the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed (John 8:36). The Vili people of the Republic of the Congo previously had no 0
February 21, 2018 Farewell, Billy It is with heavy yet full hearts that The Alliance mourns the passing of Rev. Billy Graham. In spring 1937 when Billy Graham was just starting out in ministry, John Minder, an Alliance church planter who was heavily influenced by 0
January 12, 2018 A Safe Place for Policemen “We need a safe place for policemen to go,” Tim says. “I want those in law enforcement to realize that there are a lot of good people out there who support them.” In October 2016, Tim Rupp, pastor of River 0
December 25, 2017 Christmas Morning Adapted from a blog post by an Alliance CAMA worker, serving in West Africa A weary, soul-depleted Alliance worker finds peace in a mud brick sanctuary. We were up at the break of dawn on Christmas Day. We’d committed to 0
November 5, 2017 Burkinabé Youth Suffer for Their Faith God protected a teenaged believer from a death curse, stirring her father’s heart change. by Esther Schaeffer, an Alliance International worker serving in Burkina Faso, West Africa Young people here often face harsh consequences for following Jesus. Some are expelled 0
July 27, 2017 Every Step of the Way A Crown College alum’s incredible journey fleeing a Sudanese civil war to starting medical school by Josie Parker Gatjeak Gew was 7 years old when the Sudanese Civil War struck South Sudan and his family decided to flee the country. 0
June 16, 2017 Father’s Day 2017 Today, thousands of refugee children have either lost their fathers or live separated from them due to war. by Mike Sohm, president of Compassion and Mercy Associates (CAMA), the relief and development arm of The Alliance. Formerly posted 6/18/16. Have 0
May 26, 2017 An Army Chaplain’s Prayer for his Troops Remembering the Fallen, Upholding the Valiant Reprinted from Alliance Life Magazine, February 2002 The U.S. Army recently gave permission to reprint a prayer written more than 40 years ago for Special Forces members. Command Chaplain Lt. Col. Tim Willoughby said, 0
April 20, 2017 The Power of Words: A Redeemed Life “You’ll grow up to be a beggar,” Winnie’s dad told her. By Penny Iverson, an Alliance international worker serving in Taiwan Many of us have observed the power of words to inspire and shape us—and even to destroy (see Proverbs 0
March 1, 2017 In Memoriam: Philip Lee Skellie “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” (2 Timothy 4:7). On the evening of February 22, 2017, Rev. Philip (Phil) Lee Skellie—a beloved member of the worldwide Alliance family—died suddenly of 0