November 3, 2014

Untold Story

January 22, 2015

Couple finishes 20 plus years of service with Guatemalan indigenous group

Written by Chris Fretz and Linda Moffett

ALTA VERAPAZ, Guatemala – After living among the K’ekchi’ people of north central Guatemala for more than 20 years, Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) workers Galen and Phyllis Groff have said goodbye to the community they’ve called home.

January 20, 2015

Sweet rolls and Salaam

podcastWhile handing out bread and rolls to refugees in Germany, one EMM worker has an unexpected conversation about peace.

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 17, 2015.

January 15, 2015

Germany YES/FSJ team

Check out photos of discipleship training flavored with all things German. YES participant Juston Wolgemuth served in Germany from September 2013 through August 2014.

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January 12, 2015

A quadruple bottom line

Written by EMM staff

Most businesses measure only one bottom line – profit.

Business for transformation measures its impact in four ways – economically, socially, environmentally, and spiritually.

January 8, 2015

EMM Chile YES team disperses for greater impact

Written by Chris Fretz

CHILOE, Chile – Although YES teams sent by Eastern Mennonite Missions often serve all together in one location, the five-member 2014-2015 Chile YES team is discovering greater impact through dividing the team to serve in several island communities in Chiloe, a region of southern Chile.

January 8, 2015

Prepared for motherhood

Written by Melissa Zimmerman

Ten years ago, I was blessed to serve on the first YES team sent to a diverse country located in South Asia. As an adventurous 18-year-old, I never assumed those five months of life-changing experiences would still be impacting me today in my role as a full-time wife and mother.

January 6, 2015

President's Pulse - Business for transformation

Written by Nelson Okanya

“Do not say to yourself, ‘My power and the might of my own hand have gotten me this wealth.’ But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you power to get wealth, so that he may confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors, as he is doing today.” – Deuteronomy 8:17-18, NRSV

January 5, 2015

From Missionary Messenger magazine: A beautiful mess

Written by Dan Rice

Nauseous. That’s how I was feeling as we navigated the three-hour journey from Tirana to Korce. I don’t usually experience motion sickness, but perhaps the lack of sleep and dehydration of my 20-hour journey from Lancaster, Pa., to Albania was now taking its toll. Or perhaps it was the terrible pasta I had on my flight.

podcastWe want to be in control; we want to be successful. But sometimes God has other things to teach us. Through illnesses and disappointments, 5 EMM workers choose to trust God and see where He is at work.

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 3, 2015.

MADRID, Spain – The Spanish language version of A Muslim and a Christian in Dialogue (Diálogo entre un musulmán y un cristiano, Libros Desafío) by Badru D. Kataregga and David W. Shenk was launched in Madrid by the Evangelical Alliance of Spain, after a seven-year wait. The official launch of the book, sponsored by the Spanish government’s Ministry of Justice, occurred on November 24, 2014.

December 15, 2014

2014 A year in review

EMM ministry ranges from children at risk to education to Muslim ministries. These photos capture highlights from EMM's work around the world.

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