The second day of the Haitian National conference is being held on the campus of House of Hope Orphanage in Cap Haitian, Haiti, through Saturday, March 30, 2019. Here are some photos from today sent by Dumont Cardichon.
Sarah McMahon has joined the GraceConnect team as newsletter coordinator. She will be responsible for the weekly production of the newsletter, from initiating stories to pushing the “send” button. She’ll be working from her home in northeast Ohio. Her other part-time job is director of marketing for Western Reserve Grace Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation
Jason Geiser, who was featured in this week’s GraceConnect eNews, and his company, Deco-Crete Supply, was recognized Thursday by the Orrville, Ohio, Chamber of Commerce. Jason is involved at Grace Church, Wooster, Ohio (Nick Cleveland, senior pastor). A portion of a story from the Wooster, Ohio, Daily Record, appears below. Click here to read the
Barb Wooler, director of Crisis Response for Encompass World Partners, has sent this update. Rain had been falling for a full week before Cylone Idai made landfall on March 4th, 2019. By the time the cyclone (hurricane) struck, there was no place for the water to go, so it spread laterally. One such inland “river”
Winona Lake, Ind., a community that is steeped in the history of the Charis Fellowship and is home to a number of Charis Fellowship organization, is featured in an article posted today at the online news site, InkFreeNews. Included is an interview with Terry White, former executive director of BMH/GraceConnect and a faculty member at
Fraternite Charis d’ Haiti, the group of churches in Haiti affiliated with the Charis Alliance, began their first national conference yesterday. The conference are meeting on the campus of House of Hope Orphanage in Cap Haitian, Haiti, through Sunday, March 31, 2019. This new network of 90 congregations from throughout the country is committed to
Word has been received of the death of Wander Heller, wife of Dr. Duke Heller, a BMH Books author who has served as an elder at Grace Polaris Church, a Charis Fellowship congregation on the north side of Columbus, Ohio (Mike Yoder, lead pastor). Her obituary appears below. Wanda Lee Heller, age 82, went to
A report of the NAIA All Star game, which featured long-time Grace College men’s basketball coach, Jim Kessler, as the East team coach, is found on the Victory Sports Network site. A portion of that report appears below. Click here to read the complete article. 2019 All Star Game Features Legends and Scoring This year,
Like so many missionaries in closed countries, Aaron and Beth’s* daily lives look different from those of traditional church planters in other parts of the world. The challenges are monumental, and the work can seem to progress at a slow pace. But their consistent effort and creative approach are steadily making inroads into their community.
We had planned to mourn our daughter’s death in private. At 26-weeks gestation, our perfectly-healthy baby girl stopped breathing, and we were told the operation to deliver her would take mere minutes, leaving us with the hearts of parents, but no child to raise. We knew we’d mourn her passing, but we planned to do