Thailand

Overview Population: 67,741,401 Evangelical and Pentecostal Christians 0.5% – Annual Growth 3.6%          Mission District Ministry Began: 2000 FM Churches: 3 FM Membership: 80 Ordained Ministers: 1 Ministerial Candidates: 2 Ecclesiastical Oversight: FMWM through Area Director Eric Spangler in partnership with the Pacific Northwest Conference Origins In July 2000, …

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Intercultural – Resources

The Multicultural Leader – A blog with regular postings by Dan Sheffield THE MULTICULTURAL LEADER A book written by Dan Sheffield to address the specific challenges of leading a multicultural congregation. Used as a required text by several seminaries in Canada and the USA. REFLECTING GOD’S GLORY TOGETHER Chapter 1 …

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Congo

Population: 55,000,000 Christian 95%, African Traditional 2.5%, Muslim 1% (evangelicals 19%) General Conference   Organized Free Methodist Churches: 727 FMC Membership: 146,459 Ordained Ministers: 554 Ministerial Candidates: 229 Bishop: Joshua Luhe’ya W’Elongo   Origins In 1963, 7000 Christians of the Bembe tribe voted to join the Free Methodist Church. The …

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Niger

Overview Population: Population: 15,891,000 Evangelical & Pentecostal Christians: 0.1% – Annual Growth 3.7%           FM Ministry Began: 2008 FM Churches: 1 FM Membership: 21 Ordained Ministers: 1 Ministerial Candidates: 1 Beginnings Canadian FM involvement in Niger began in 2005 when Caistor Centre FMC caught the vision of their pastors …

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Cambodia

Overview      Population: 15,053,000 Evangelical & Pentecostal Christians: 1.6% – Annual Growth 8.8% General Conference Free Methodist Ministry Began – 1994 Free Methodist Churches – 3 Membership – 563 Ordained Ministers – 1 Ministerial Candidates – 10 Beginnings Rev. Sok Em and his wife, Savy, became Christians while they were living …

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Kenya

Overview Population: 40,862,000 Evangelical & Pentecostal Christians: 48.9% – Annual Growth 3.4%                   General Conference FM Ministry Began: 1994 FM Churches: 187 FM Membership: 4320 Ordained Ministers: 72 72 Ministerial Candidates: 30 Beginnings Pastor Elie Buconyori left his homeland of Burundi for Bible college …

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Debbie Hogeboom – Biography

Ministry Support $47,213 [Canadian funds] Blog | Upon her return to Kenya in early 2006, Debbie will be settling into a new ministry assignment in the city of Eldoret, Kenya to work alongside a Kenyan church planter. She will continue her work in Christian education leadership and development in the …

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Global Resources

Benchmarks for a healthy church reflecting local-global ministry practices A Model Policy Portraying an Integrated Ministry Worldview [PDF] Congregational Survey for Global Interests[PDF] Building a Partnership  Missions Team Manual [PDF] Theology of Mission [PDF] Missional Congregation [PDF] World Map Project [website] Centre for the Study of Global Christianity [website]  

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