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Ayshe ministers to sexually abused women, helping them heal from their painful pasts like she did
After hitting rock bottom, Blessing met the Rock of Ages
Judith sought training to better shepherd her slum church
Elie is equipping church leaders throughout the Middle East and North Africa
Formerly a Buddhist, Va says Cambodia is spiritually hungry like he used to be
Dr. Seble trains hundreds of Ethiopian ministry leaders to face contextual challenges biblically
Agnes’ counseling centers serve more than 1,000 people
Trained Christian Leaders in Brazil
Program Update: Argentina
Special Update: Nigeria
“I want to help my country remember Him in these times”
One man’s heart for reaching the unreached: “I wake up to new challenges each day”
Welcome Taras Dyatlik to the Overseas Council team
Innovation transforms education at our partner schools
Cape Town 2010 gathers 4,000 Christians from around the world
Prostitutes viewed as a source of shame and evil are becoming contributors to society
“The persecution helped me to find my strength in God”
Asian students meeting holistic needs in their communities
Students use their summers to serve the Lord
Overseas Council welcomes Victor Nakah to the team
Honoring five years of service: Thank you to Dr. Bill Houston
More than 100 guests gathered to see “The Power of One” at OCGO 2010
Indian seminary partners with church in crucial flood relief efforts
Recent Polish events drew large turnouts and served community’s needs
“We praise God for the great changes in the lives of many women”
Following the Polish tragedies: “We have to go on in our pilgrimage as faithful as possible”
Dr. David Baer interviewed on "The HARVEST Show"
Unique conference draws together Palestinian Christians and international Church
“I give thanks to the Lord and OC for inviting me to this Writers’ Workshop”
“A decade ago, this meeting was almost unimaginable”
Christianity Today article: Haiti Earthquake Update #4
Twenty years of freedom: Croatian seminary conference looks ahead after the Berlin wall
$10,000 Match Met: Haiti Earthquake Update #3
Haiti Earthquake Update: $10,000 Emergency Relief Match Available
Nigerian partner school student killed in Jos violence
Earthquake devastates Haiti – Please join Overseas Council in prayer and support
EST’s presence in post-Communist Poland is crucial
Missionaries reach 160 tribal villages with the Gospel, medical care and education
Development programs brighten the futures of 275 needy children and young people
“We want them to catch the vision to aim high, live for God and bring a change in the Korku community”
In memory of Pastor George Ojih, a martyr whose life and tragic death led people to Christ
Radiant Life ministry hopes to bring 1,000 Indian children, teens and youth “from darkness to light”
Ministering to the needy: Forgotten teens living as outcasts and troubled youth without positive role models
Missionary couple rise above obstacles and take the Gospel to Northern Africa
“Theology goes beyond the walls of seminaries and churches”
“This is nothing short of a great miracle” – Sri Lanka’s first Christian TV channel
“Without your prayers and financial support, I wouldn’t be here today”
Non-Christians, students and needy children impacted through Ukrainian partner initiatives
“For [his] church to even hire a pastor for this purpose is pretty neat”
OC Faculty scholar published on ChristianityToday.com
More than 200 guests informed and inspired at recent OCGO event
Moving beyond stereotypes: Women’s conference dispels false perceptions about Muslim women
“What a blessing to make [a child] feel accepted, loved, cared for and protected”
Partner school became “an avenue for [graduate’s] life direction…and continues to lead to new challenges”
Book project provides resources to partner schools and extends the impact of the Institute
Paul Sanders: A tribute to 14 years of service at OC’s partner in Lebanon
Former professional soccer player leads fulltime ministry to train Latin American leaders
Protestant festival “has opened doors for further dialogue and opportunities” in Poland
An update from our partner school in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa
Kenyan graduate directs Bible school and ministry for widows
OC Regional Director releases book on spiritual gifts in Arabic
An unexpected job opportunity turned into a blessing and stronger faith for Jordanian student
Training has enabled graduate to “sharpen my skills and abilities for Christian ministry”
“A lack of well-trained…leaders…results in a Church that is a thousand miles wide but only an inch deep”
With her OC scholarship, student and mother of four says, “I would not be able to pay the tuition”
A nearly closed community center is transformed into a model institution
“My ministry would not have been the same if I didn’t go to NEGST”
Cuban partnership allows the first ever Master’s degree in Biblical Studies
Former refugee finds comfort in the promise of Heaven, an eternal home that he can never lose
Students “gain experience and knowledge into the realities of the society” through practical ministries
Through collaboration, ministries to children at risk have a greater impact
Prayer update: Wife of killed student “carries on the vision of her husband;” ongoing Sri Lanka violence claims four more lives
Graduate’s book will be a “useful tool for mission agencies and supporting churches”
Former drug addict uses his past for good and ministers to those fighting the same addiction
Nearly 800 people attend “timely and urgent” forum on financial and environmental stewardship
Kenyan graduate uses training to provide “African solutions for African problems”
Indonesian graduate leaves medical program to share the Good News with the unreached
Village ministry leads to five new congregations and nearly 100 new believers
“As [donors] help us, they are really training God’s people for God’s vineyard with us”
Pastor’s ministry to police officer leads to 5,000 baptisms and 35 congregations
Despite deep losses, OC scholar shows passion and perseverance for serving the Lord
“We need to have powerful and well-qualified Christians to stand for our faith and to preach Jesus!”
Update: Musalaha reconciliation ministry provides aid to 1,200 families in Gaza Strip
“Garbage villages” filled with love for God through church-planting efforts
A changed man: From Marxist rebel to Senior Pastor and missionary
Salvation Army program in Bangladesh incorporates seminary materials into training
Graduate helped bring physical and spiritual living water to Haitian community
Graduate’s ministry reaching Afghans, Iranians and Turks
Congo partner school named “the best of 2008”
Collaboration and strategic regional thinking have a great impact for the Kingdom
Workshop puts 15 writers on the road to publishing contextual African materials
Ukrainian seminary shows the importance of perseverance in challenging times
Faculty training builds capacity and excellence at partner schools
“I keep learning to stay faithful to the calling that God has placed in my heart”
Practical ways you can pray for those affected by the Israel-Gaza conflict
“Instead of pointing the finger, let us look within ourselves and repent”
Thank you for your support in Ecuador
Update: Europe’s natural gas supply has resumed
Post-war ministry supports widows, orphans, street children and churches
Children living in cemetery receive aid from Filipino students
“My training molded me into a whole person”
Pakistani graduate uses innovative ministries to serve the Lord
Manufacturing professional left his career to plant churches and start two ministries in Mexico City
Building peace between Ethiopian Christians and Muslims is graduate’s top priority
“We hope and pray He will pour new spiritual life into the Czech Republic”
Graduate serves the tumultuous neighborhood in which he grew up
Please pray for the aftermath of violence in Jos, Nigeria
Counseling children traumatized by war: “Through prayer and forgiveness, they can get rid of their bitterness and anger”
More than $1.2 million has been raised for scholarships
Sri Lanka extension program holds first graduation ceremony ever
“OC has enabled us to do our work more effectively”
Groundbreaking at Guatemalan partner school will allow more pastors and students to be trained
Update: Russian youth ministry projects completed successfully, many were reached
Please pray for the daily persecution of the worldwide Church
Two floods leave new OC partner school damaged, tough decision ahead
Ukraine partner launches new building construction: “Thank you for caring about our part of the world”
“We’re thankful God is calling us to equip and train leaders at this time of growth”
Democratic Republic of Congo needs your prayers: “I strongly felt that God was pushing me to go”
“You do not know how much I appreciate what you are doing!”
“His scholarship opened doors to a pretty remarkable transformation”
Religious rights now a part of Bulgaria’s dictionary, faculty scholar says
Seminary Leader Profile: Rector Don Smith at Evangelical Seminary of Lima (ESL), Peru
School Leader Profile: “An email from God” led Elie Haddad to become the new ABTS President
“Without your help and assistance, I would not have embarked upon these studies”
Peruvian seminary passes on training by holding its own Institutes
Former prostitute feels a burden for at-risk teenagers
“I couldn’t have been effective without the sound evangelical training I received”
Happy birthday to Bethlehem partner school
The Persecuted Church in Orissa, India, needs your prayers
Graduate’s widespread ministry began well before graduation
OC welcomes new dean at Lebanon partner school
Update: Construction nearing completion on partner school’s Christian center
Preaching precariously: Seeing Jesus in the storms of life
Indonesian graduate gives God the glory for her missionary work
Partner school gave graduate “the tools to form other leaders”
Ukrainian seminary rises up to serve former Soviet Union
2008 National Leader’s Conference held at Mexican partner school
18 year prisoner becomes preacher: “Jesus saved me completely”
“I’m the first theological graduate in my tribe”
New female dorm “alleviates their suffering”
Forum hosted by Brazil partner school students
OC becomes “ICETE Partner”
“I was very, very happy to be there”
Six degrees of separation: It’s a small world after all
Christian inmates reach fellow prisoners with the Gospel
Why I partner with OC: “The lack of Christian leadership development became all too apparent as we traveled [around the world]”
OC Regional Director releases Old Testament book in Arabic
First annual OC golf tournament a success
$400,000 Match met – THANK YOU for multiplying your investment in the Kingdom
“We don’t have enough, but with God, we always have enough”
A look at the emerging Church in Africa
Post-earthquake update: One month since the devastation
OC partner church visits schools they support
Bulgarian student reaching former Communists for Christ
OC welcomes Dan Tidwell, new Texas Regional Director
GWC graduates serve in 17 countries around the world
Over 600 graduates trained at Ethiopian partner school
Togo school’s ever-changing curriculum reflects societal needs
Zambia partner school addresses major societal challenges in ministry
Haiti graduate offers children a better life
Brazil missions ministry graduates serving in 30 countries
Costa Rican seminary emphasizes “Being, Knowing and Doing” the faith
Lebanon update: Please continue praying
Update: Pray for cyclone-ravaged Myanmar and OC partner school
Surrounded by violence and tragic family death, OC scholar shines brightly for Christ
Peru partner school has been reaching the community for 75 years
Update: Meetings in Mexico continue resource sharing
EMC graduates touched lives in very different ways
After years of black magic, OC scholar comes to Christ
A beacon of light in the Holy Land
Campus Development project underway in Serbia
Successful theological forum in the Philippines
Zimbabwe partner school presses onward as election nears
Expanded reach through updated OC partner school list
Update: Kenya reaches peace agreement
Record turnout at 2008 Leadership Connection
Upcoming OC events
Beirut bombing damages OC friend institution
OC Global Day of Prayer
Unique Presidents' Institute held in Frankfurt
What OC partners are saying about the ministry and why they support it
What participants are saying about the Institute for Excellence in Christian Leadership Development
Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology received $500,000 gift
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