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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December 4, 2014


Written by Karah Leaman

It is as unpleasant as it sounds. Rathaus translates as "council house" - think ratification.

December 1, 2014

Cared for in crisis

Written by Karen Baker

Our family planned to serve in Catel, Guinea-Bissau, for four years. But our time there ended abruptly this September, after only one year, because of the Ebola virus that is ravaging West Africa.

December 1, 2014

More than just games!

podcastEveryone knows playing games can be a lot of fun. But can a relay race or a game about meat (yes, really!) be about something much more? EMM workers think so.

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, November 29, 2014.

November 20, 2014

EMM leaders learn from Central American churches

Written by Chris Fretz

CENTRAL AMERICA – Churches in Honduras and Guatemala recently impressed visitors from Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) as growing and thriving even though they minister in challenging contexts of violence and poverty. EMM leaders connected with Central American church leaders September 20-27, 2014.

November 17, 2014

God does it again!

podcastSulmi’s school day would start in five minutes and there was still no one to interpret for her. Find out how God answered the desperate prayers of her “mom,” Nancy Marshall, an EMM worker who serves in Belize.

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, November 15, 2014.

November 6, 2014

EMM sends first U.S.-based YES team in 10 years

Written by Chris Fretz

BALTIMORE, Md. – This fall Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) sent its first U.S.-based YES team in 10 years. The team, made up of four young adults between the ages of 18 and 21, is partnering in mission with Wilkens Avenue Mennonite Church in inner city Baltimore.

November 6, 2014

Out of Africa

Written by Glen Brubaker

During my 27-year-stay in Africa, one of the things I did was to provide treatment for Burkitt's Lymphoma (BL) - a fast-growing, aggressive cancer in children. BL is the most common form of cancer in Tanzania.

Enjoy a glimpse into life in the Czech Republic! EMM GO! participant Brittany Peachey is serving as an English teacher and photojournalist in Prague. All photos are by Brittany unless otherwise noted.

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November 3, 2014

Untold Story