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February 24, 2017 Robert Page The first African-American Alliance missionary Robert Page, graduate of the 1890 class of the Missionary Training College (now Nyack College in Nyack, New York), went to the Congo field in 1892. He was the first African-American Alliance missionary, yet he 0
February 16, 2017 Carrie Elizabeth Merriweather The first female African-American missionary to be sent by the C&MA In 1890, The Christian and Missionary Alliance established a mission post in Sierra Leone hoping that it would provide a gateway into what was known as “French Soudan”—a vast expanse 0
January 31, 2017 Veterinarians Demonstrate the Compassion of Jesus in Mali Alliance people are meeting felt needs, creating opportunities to proclaim the good news in a previously unreached village. by Becky McCabe, serving in Mali with Compassion and Mercy Associates (CAMA) When we host our annual veterinarian work teams, I typically 0
December 8, 2016 Bring Help and Hope to a People Betrayed to ISIS The needs are great, and hearts are open for this season. The opportunity and responsibility is ours to respond. by Gary Fairchild, CAMA’s director of Global Disaster Response It was a cold, rainy, windy day in Kurdistan when we delivered 0
November 14, 2016 Pray for the Persecuted Church   Around the world, many believers are persecuted, imprisoned—even killed—for their faith. Since Jesus laid down His life, 43 million Christians have become martyrs. Right now 200 million people, 60 percent of whom are children, face persecution for believing in 0
October 13, 2016 A Legacy of Caring for Displaced Peoples The C&MA has a rich legacy of ministry among the disenfranchised. U.S. Alliance churches have and continue to step in and help resettle refugees and immigrants from every corner of the world. From our founder’s outreach to immigrants in New 0
September 12, 2016 Former Khmer Bodyguard Sold Out for Jesus Now he’s a district leader of the Alliance national church in Cambodia The following was adapted from a report by Syna Lao, an Alliance international worker who serves with her husband, Soeuth, in Cambodia. Before he came to faith in Christ, 0
August 20, 2016 Compassion and Mercy Associates (CAMA) Responds to Louisiana Flood CAMA Services, the relief and development arm of The Alliance, sends immediate aid to Louisiana Flood Victims August 20, 2016: One of the worst recent U.S. disasters hit Louisiana this week. Days of heavy thunderstorms poured 31 inches of rain 0
July 6, 2016 Life Out of Tragedy in Orlando   “If God was in the business of killing bad people, we’d all be dead.” The Orlando shooting was the worst mass shooting in American history, with 50 dead (including the shooter) and 53 wounded. But our God works through His obedient 0
June 28, 2016 The Displaced Will Be Embraced One of the many ministries you support through your gift to the Great Commission Day Offering is caring for refugees and other displaced peoples. Psalm 34:18 says, “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed 0