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EMM workers Karen and Michael Baker were obedient to God’s call to West Africa despite the risks. Now living in a village with no running water or electricity and minimal healthcare, they and their five children have experienced both the challenges and the joys of following God’s call.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, January 23, 2016.

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January 15, 2016

A family says yes

We are obedient to God no matter what He asks or where He takes us.

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Binta is a small, feisty mother of three boys. She works for EMM workers Michael and Karen Baker in Guinea-Bissau by cleaning their house Monday through Friday.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, October 10, 2015.

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“God, what am I going to do? I trust you completely but I thought I was where you wanted me ...”

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One retired EMM worker discusses three important questions with West Africans: What is God doing? How is He doing it? And how is He preparing the church to do His work? We all need to know these answers!

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, July 18, 2015.

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podcastDespite a painful accident and debilitating illness, Timotio’s faith inspires those around him in rural Guinea-Bissau.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, July 18, 2015.

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podcastThirteen-year-old Jada was baptized in a “freezing cold river” in Guinea-Bissau where she and her family serve as missionaries. Life as a third culture kid is never dull. It was a crazy but God-filled time!

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

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March 2, 2015

2014 annual report

In this issue:

PULSE
From the president's heart 

PORTFOLIO
"His purpose was for the nations to seek after God ..." -- Acts 17:27 (NLT)
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No longer trusting in magic (click here to read)
EMM workers Jack and Julia* experience God moving in Asia.  

Vision within reach (click here to read)
An update on the water filter business in Asia.

Fighting the ugly secret (click here to read)
Chilean couple, Ricardo Ibaceta and Eliana Medina, continue their puppet ministry to prevent sexual abuse. 

On our radar (click here to read)
EMM sent its first U.S.-based YES team in 10 years in 2014.

Striding forward (click here to read)
PROMESA, a bilingual Christian school in Cusco, Peru, paid off the purchase of land for expansion of the school!

Learning English, experiencing love
Summer English camp hosted by Gehman Mennonite Church. 

A sweet influence (click here to read)
An after-school program in rural Cambodia expanded into two new villages in 2014.

A Luke 14 birthday party
A birthday party morphs into a Luke 14 banquet. 

Endless possibilities 
EMM workers share about their privilege of working with several of EMM's international mission partners. 

A phenomenal job (click here to read)
Mennonite pastor and church planter George Nyaundi has worked for peace in Sotik, Kenya since December 2007.

Graduates! (click here to read)
The first graduates of the Vietnam Mennonite Church's four-year Bachelor of Theology class walked in November 2014!

Encouraging results
EMM workers Joe and Gloria Bontrager reflect on their first two years serving in Tanzania. 

Cornelius experiences (click here to read)
Over seven years of prayer, language study, developing deep relationships, and fully investing in work and life in a local community, God is transforming lives. 

 

SALUNGA, Pa. - Four and a half months after leaving West Africa because of safety concerns connected to the Ebola crisis, a team of workers from Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) is returning to their assignments in the region. On February 9, Michael and Karen Baker and their five children will return to Guinea-Bissau and Dave and Delores Shirk will transition from previous service in Guinea-Bissau to now serve in The Gambia.

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