Recent Posts & Updates
How Can Those Who are Incarcerated Learn More About God?
It can be challenging for an outsider to instill lasting change within the prisons. So, what’s the most effective way for discipling those who are incarcerated? Keep reading to uncover our method.
Why One Man Thanks God for Discipline: Prison Ministry Transformation
From committing murder to eventually serving as a church deacon, Greg is thankful for the discipline and pursuit of God in his life. Keep reading to discover his steps to healing.
How Lay Leaders Can Change Your Church For The Better
Building strong and long-lasting urban churches requires developing and organizing lay leadership. World Impact is dedicated to assisting churches in achieving this goal by offering tools and assistance for building capable teams of leaders at all levels. Keep reading to learn about those tools.
Praying for Wonder
As the season of Lent draws to a close, I’ve been reminded over and over in the past weeks of God’s kindness in sending Jesus, our Redeemer, to save the world. What radical love He displayed.
Great Ministry Strides
“The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy” (Psalms 126:3). As we look back on the last few months, we are very encouraged with how God is using our ministry programs for the glory of God.
Making a Neighborhood Impact That Lasts
A healthy urban church provides hope to those living in an area that may otherwise feel forgotten. It creates a place where individuals can come together to worship, build relationships with each other, and connect with God. But, is that where the impact stops? What about meeting the tangible needs of individuals and families in impoverished areas? Care can look like many different things.
World Impact Headed to Exponential Orlando 2023
Something is drawing us to Orlando on March 6-9, and it’s not just the sunshine. We’ll be uniting with other Christian leaders and church planters at the Exponential Orlando 2023 Conference, which will explore the theme “Lost Cause: Reviving Evangelism.” This event will challenge us to revitalize our efforts to share the gospel and bring others to Christ. We can’t wait!
4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Bible Literacy
Faithful people sometimes misinterpret scriptures or take verses out of context. It’s also not unusual to witness readers ignore challenging passages of the Bible. These examples of biblical illiteracy among readers of God’s word can greatly impact how you and I work out our faith and serve one other here on earth. But how does that affect organizations like World Impact? Keep reading to discover the connection.
Trauma Healing is Helping Many
“Usually, I am the one who gets a counselor and now I am the one who can ask the stuff, not be the counselor, but have answers from a biblical perspective.” – Felipe
Emerging Leaders Around the World Need Training
The need is the same around the world. How can emerging leaders be trained to train future leaders?
10 Verses to Build a Foundation for Biblical Trauma Healing
Suffering and subsequent trauma are prevalent across the world. Through the power of the gospel, we can work toward healing trauma and see deeply wounded people released from their suffering.
How One Woman Was Trained to Lead Urban Ministry and Serve Skid Row
The journey from prison to a church-based seminary to being trained to lead urban ministry. It takes a unique person — some would say an
6 Ways Trauma Healing Workshops Will Benefit Your Ministry
A trauma healing workshop will benefit ministries by offering a proven resource for church leaders with Biblically-based mental health principles. Everywhere we see suffering, what
Moving Forward to Multiply
There are times when the “goers” need to be convened.
What Happens When Prison Ministry Transforms a Life That Wants to Give Back
Prison ministry transforms lives and offers opportunities for trauma healing and lifelong change. “A lot of us aren’t going to make parole. A lot of
What’s the Connection Between Personal Trauma Healing and the Gospel?
Personal trauma healing ignites layers of transformation for one program participant. Read this article for one incredible example.
Nothing Like the Love of Christ
Mt. Salem-New Wave Fellowship Church, led by Patricia Strong-Fargas, is a World Impact partner in Los Angeles. For her and the members of her church, the gates of hell looked like the overwhelming number of hit-and-runs happening in South Central L.A.
Rewriting the Narrative
Even though World Impact’s focus has always been and always will be magnifying Jesus Christ through empowering local churches in communities of poverty, our methods