In the summer of 2013, my husband, Andy, came to me with this grand idea to visit EMM's missionaries in Kenya. My first reaction was no way. I had never really felt a longing to go to Africa. Europe, sure, but not to a place that would truly take me out of my comfort zone.
After serving more than 20 years on the Eastern Mennonite Missions Board of Directors, Joe Sherer facilitated his last meeting as EMM board chair on February 8, 2014, at Marion Mennonite Church in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
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, March 1, 2014.
ALHAMBRA, Ca. – Dorothy Smoker, an Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) worker and author who served 29 years as an evangelist and teacher in Tanzania was honored at a kusindikiza service on February 22, 2014 in Alhambra, California.
The dead of winter 2013 … things appeared lifeless. Outside our windows, the frozen soil looked barren. Wind, snow, and rain battered desolate twigs and branches.
EMM's desire be to involved in developing missional leaders locally as well as globally led to an experiment in 2013. Discipleship Coach Troy Landis reflects on discipleship and that experiment below.
Long-time EMM workers Michael and Nancy Hostetter serve in the city of Puerto Montt, located in southern Chile. Their children’s involvement in the local rowing club has provided a great way of developing meaningful friendships.
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, February 22, 2014.
Sometimes, children can be more effective bridge-builders than grown-ups. The Baker family, serving in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, and the Zguri family, serving in Albania, can personally attest to the power children have to break down barriers and form connections.
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, February 15, 2014.
LANCASTER, Pa. – After serving more than 20 years on the Board of Directors of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM), Joe Sherer facilitated his last meeting as board chair on February 7-8, 2014 at Marion Mennonite Church in Chambersburg, Pa.
One day after my friend Hasan and I had finished testing and receiving milk at the community milk co-op, a new customer pulled up to the building. As he walked towards the door to enter the center, Hasan suddenly turned and disappeared into the lab at the back of the building.
I remember when the clinic was still at the church before it moved to the old cashew plant where it is now. I remember this very well because it was where we raced my then two-year-old daughter Wimbale when she fell and got hurt very badly.
LANCASTER, Pa. – Palestinian Salim Munayer will be speaking about his experiences as a Christian peacemaker in the Middle East from February 16-27, 2014, in Lancaster, Pa. and the surrounding area.