The Northern Verapaz District in Guatemala recently concluded its first Sunday School and Discipleship Ministries International Teachers' Diploma Program with approximately 350 Sunday School teachers.
The Board of General Superintendents appointed José E. David Balcázar Medina as the new Peru Central District superintendent after the previous superintendent, Josue Fenco, passed away suddenly.
Habib Alajaji, a pastor and district superintendent in Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan, passed away 14 October at the age of 80.
Global Mission Director Dr. Verne Ward told the 2015 Africa Regional Convention that the church's goal is for there to be zero people groups who do not have a Christian witness among them.
“We cannot get comfortable right where we are," he said. "We have to identify with those who are unreached."