Lindy Watkins

Summer LINC Program – Cologne, Germany – by Mateo Echeverry

Ten young people spent June and July working among refugees in Cologne, Germany, in partnership with GCE and Die Brücke through Laborers Impacting Nations for Christ (LINC). Several of them are planning to move long-term to serve in Europe.After two months of daily engagement with refugees in Cologne this summer, here is a glimpse of who the team engaged (some… Read more →

Construction- by Sarah Bedi, Stockholm, Sweden

Living in a city, there is always construction happening. New apartment building are in demand and the old ones need renovations.  You may have remembered from the last update, the building I live in decided to change every pipe.  The bathroom was gutted in what felt like forever.  Two months of breaking down.  Many weeks of watching and waiting and thinking… Read more →

Renewing The Mind- By Daniel Goering, Berlin, Germany

The weekend of March 24-25 afforded us the privilege of going through some great material in a course called “Renewing the Mind”. The title of the course comes from Romans 12:2 that we should be being transformed by the renewing of our mind. Facilitating the course were Franz and Kristie Martens, who are setting up a missionary oasis here near… Read more →

Every Believer a Disciple Maker- Timmy Powers-Managing Director, Eastern Europe

One of the values that has been deeply imprinted on my life through my involvement with Great Commission Europe is our commitment to seeing every believer become a disciple-maker.  As I have served overseas for the past twenty years I have made this truth a hallmark of my ministry. However, over the past year I became aware of a weakness… Read more →

The Need for Living Hope Sarah Bedi, Stockholm, Sweden

A local flyer providing information about events and activities supported by the local municipality was distributed to our buildings. The officials informed us that fifty more refugee families were moving into this area. We are not allowed to know exact addresses or provide volunteer assistance, but we were at least informed. You can walk down the street and meet someone… Read more →

LOVE DRESSED IN WORK CLOTHES Mindy Henson, Kyiv, Ukraine

Thousands of Ukrainians have fled from eastern Ukraine since the war with Russia began in 2014. They are desperate to find places to live and hope for the future. In June, a team from Valley View Community Church (Columbia, Missouri), together with a team from Spring of Hope Church in Kyiv, Ukraine, spent a week in a small village about… Read more →