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Monday
Aug082011

CBC-Chicago Ministers Globally

Second-year CBC Chicago students traveled the world in March. They ministered in Nicaragua, Uganda and Russia where they had the privilege of sharing the power and goodness of God. (Click to enlarge)Over the course of the past academic year, the second-year students at Charis Bible College in Chicago, Illinois prepared for their mission trips abroad. The students took mission prep classes, in which they received practical training in how to effectively minister the almost-to-good-to-be-true-news, in word and power, to the people in foreign nations. "Mission trips are the highlight of students’ experience at CBC. It is the time when everything they’ve trained for comes to the forefront and they operate as who they really are—citizens of heaven and Jesus in the earth," said CBC-Chicago Director, Cindy Quarles.

In March, the school sent three teams on three separate trips across the globe with stops in Nicaragua, Uganda and Russia. As each team returned, their hearts and mouths were full of praise and reports of God's amazing love displayed through the students on the field. Lives were changed as a result of each trip.

Nicaragua:

The first team sent out from Chicago ministered in Nicaragua, where they experienced the blessings of street and prison ministry. The Chicago team worked closely with students from CBC-Gardner, Massachusetts, CBC-Indiana and CBC-Colorado, all hosted by Darey and Karen Jolley of Ambassadors to the Nations.

Ministry through provision. Here a CBC student put a new pair of shoes on a little boy. (Click to enlarge)After providing packages with necessities, this Chicago student shares a hug. (Click to enlarge)

Russia:

CBC-Chicago's Russia team shared the love of God with the people of St. Petersburg. Hosted by Mike and Carrie Pickett, the directors of Charis Bible Training Center, the students ministered in half-way houses to people who have come out of a lifestyle of drugs and alcoholism. The team was able to bring hope and encouragement to the residents by sharing their personal testimonies, the Word, fellowship and love.

Chicago students ministered in a local church setting in St. Petersburg. (Click to enlarge)The Chicago team gathered with the CBTC staff and students after a church service. (Click to enlarge)

Uganda:

Chicago's Uganda mission team traveled to the country's capitol city of Kampala where they were hosted by CBC-Uganda director, Leland Shores and his wife Carole. During one outreach, the Chicago students teamed up with the Ugandan students and they traveled an hour north of Kampala to pray for the sick in Nakaseke hospital. Forty-eight people, in the predominantly Muslim area, were born again as a result of this outreach, and 117 of the 150 people prayed for were discharged from the hospital after receiving their healings! Cindy commented, "They pretty much emptied out the hospital! "God is Awesome!"

Here a Chicago student lays hands on a sick child in the Nagaseke hospital. (Click to enlarge) The students saw 117 people discharged after receiving their healing. (Click to enlarge)

Cindy expressed her thanks to all who contributed and supported the CBC-Chicago teams in any way. "Your gifts and prayers have eternal significance. People are the treasure," said Cindy.

Thursday
Aug042011

Summer Family Bible Conference 2011

Andrew, Jamie and praise and worship minister, David Hinton stand as Andrew opened the annual Summer Family Bible Conference in prayer. (Click to enlarge)Many families from across the globe gathered in Colorado during the week of July Fourth to attend Andrew's annual Summer Family Bible Conference. Over the course of the five-day event, the festivities were spread between the ministry's current campus in Colorado Springs, nearby Charis Christian Center and Charis Bible College's future campus in Woodland Park, Colorado.

Andrew taught a new series about the meaning of the cross of Christ called, Power of The Cross. He ministered things the Lord has revealed to him over the years, but that he had not previously shared publicly. He opened the meeting on Monday night by asking the crowd, which filled the auditorium of Charis Christian Center and spilled into several overflow rooms, "What does the cross mean to you? What does it mean to cling to the cross?" And, in true Andrew fashion, he went on to say that religion has made the cross a cliché, that most people don't understand what the Bible means when it refers to the cross of Christ.

As Andrew's revelation of the meaning of the cross carried through the week, he also shared the platform with a number of other guest ministers; each shared blessed messages and revelation of God's unconditional love and grace with those in attendance, both physically and via live broadcast over the internet.

Praise and Worship, with Charlie and Jill Leblanc, David Hinton, Daniel Amstutz, Jamie Wommack, Mark Abernethy and others. (Click to enlarge)Andrew ministering on the meaning of the Cross of Christ from the platform at Charis Christian Center in Colorado Springs. (Click to enlarge)

Guest speaker, Wendell Parr, the Director of AWM World Outreach. (Click to enlarge) Guest Speaker, Stephen Bransford, the Director of CBC's School of Media. (Click to enlarge)

Andrew hosted guided tours of The Sanctuary, CBC's future campus in Woodland Park. (Click to enlarge) Andrew shared his vision for the development of the new home of CBC and AWM. (Click to enlarge)

Conference guests enjoyed a buffet at the Pavilion on the Sanctuary campus. (Click to enlarge) Many enjoyed the cookout in the shade of the pavilion in Woodland Park. (Click to enlarge)

Speaker, pastor of Charis Christian Center and CBC Instructor, Lawson Perdue. (Click to enlarge) Speaker, pastor of Charis Christian Center and CBC Instructor, Barbara Perdue. (Click to enlarge)

Youth engaged in worshiping the King of Kings.
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Andrew ministering the Word to the youth in the CBC second-year classroom at CBC. (Click to enlarge)

Kids of all ages enjoy the fun at the Summer Family Bible Conference. (Click to enlarge) Engaging the children in a fun-filled, Jesus-centered atmosphere. (Click to enlarge)

Guest speaker, Greg Mohr, the Director of CBC's new School of Business. (Click to enlarge) Guest speaker, Arthur Meintjes, founder of Kingdom Life Ministries. (Click to enlarge)

Whatch the video below as Andrew introduces the topic for the 2011 Summer Family Bible Conference teaching series, Power of The Cross.

 

Monday
Aug012011

The Sanctuary: Inside Looking Out

The numbers on this plan correspond to the numbered images below and show the viewpoint from each location. Numbers 5 and 6 are located on the Upper Concourse (floor plan not shown). (Click to enlarge)

As the interior design plans continue to take shape for the ministry's future home in Woodland Park, Colorado, Andrew's team has created new images to bring readers an up-to-date vision for The Sanctuary. Through this series of renderings, readers are given the opportunity to look around inside the main building from a variety of perspectives. The views of Pikes Peak from both the upper and lower concourses will be stunning. Enjoy a look around the future home of Andrew Wommack Ministries and Charis Bible College.

 

Lower Foyer looking South (Click to enlarge) Lower Foyer (Click to enlarge)

Main entrance (Click to enlarge) Auditorium from platform (Click to enlarge)Upper Foyer view (Click to enlarge) Upper Foyer (Click to enlarge)