Annual Missionary Retreat- by Daniel Goering, Western Europe Director

Our Europe based missionaries take the better part of a week each year around Easter to connect with each other and be refreshed in the Lord.  This year’s retreat was held for the first time in Dubrovnik, Croatia.  Everyone was super encouraged by the time.   Our guest speaker this year was Tim Haring of Chestnut … continued


By Ottavio Palombaro, Milan, Italy This past December I was part of the AWAKEN VI conference in Rome (Fiuggi), Italy. It was an amazing opportunity to meet brothers and sisters from every part of Europe, united for one cause: to go into the world and make disciples of all the nations (Matthew 28). It was … continued

From Amsterdam to Kenya

by Linda Kitchen, A50, Amsterdam, the Netherlands In late December 2015, Amsterdam50 (A50) once again sent a team on a mission trip to Kenya. This was our church’s seventh mission trip, continuing to build the relationship with these precious 31 orphan kids and staff. I was blessed to have Imelda (Dutch woman) and Rony (from … continued

AWAKEN VI – Coming Home- by Sveta Kurinna, Zurich, Switzerland

To understand the permanent impression that  AWAKEN VI made on me, I have to mention that my search for a true Christian fellowship led me to a GCE church in Kyiv, Ukraine 15 years ago. I was still in college, and was a “child” Christian. Since then, I’ve lived very far away from my first … continued

On Mission in Europe- by Linda Kitchen- Amsterdam, Netherlands

I’m excited to share with you about Amsterdam50’s mission trip to Kenya. I was blessed to have Imelda (Dutch woman) and Rony (Kenyan now living back in Kenya since Sept. 2015) as a part of the team. The December trip was our church’s 7th mission trip, continuing to build the relationship with these precious 31 … continued

May God Awaken us to This Simple Key! by Timmy Powers, Co-Director of GCE

I was away spending some extended time seeking the Lord and asking His direction for ministry in Europe. I came upon some thoughts in a book by Devern Fromke that really challenged and reminded me of that which is most important in seeking to minister to the lost. These are thought provoking words for any … continued

Using the English language to further the Gospel- An Update from the Marrones in Spain

English continues to be the lingua franca for the world. Whether you come to Spain or go virtually anywhere, English remains the global language. Many Spaniards want to learn English for business relationships, traveling abroad or finding employment. For this reason, we use English to reach Spaniards with the gospel of Christ. We thank God for the many … continued

Awaken VI- in Rome- By Daniel Goering

  Our sixth bi-annual Awaken Conference took place near Rome, Italy from Dec. 27-31.  Even though the numbers were down from previous times, the spirit and effect of the time was one of the best ever.  Our primary speaker was Tom Short, who did a great job of encouraging and challenging us all to live … continued

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