September 19, 2014

2014 GO! participants

Hannah and Matt Byler served as GO! participants in Siloe on Isla Tenglo - off the coast of Chile. While on assignment, they renovated an old building which will be used as a much-needed outreach building on the island. Photos by Hannah Byler.

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September 12, 2014

Positive changes for EMM Board

Written by Chris Fretz

SALUNGA, Pa. – Fresh meeting locations and an increasingly diverse membership are transforming Eastern Mennonite Missions’ Board of Directors.

podcastNancy and Brittany serve the Lord in 2 very different places – Central America and Europe! Learn about their service in summer camps in Belize and the Czech Republic!

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, September 6, 2014.

September 5, 2014

EMM Team in Guinea-Bissau and Senegal Returns to the U.S.

Written by Nita Landis

After consultation with church leaders in Guinea-Bissau and with an EMM crisis management team, EMM workers based in Guinea-Bissau (Michael and Karen Baker and their five children and Dave and Delores Shirk) and Senegal (Beryl Forrester) decided to leave the region in light of the first confirmed case of the Ebola virus in Senegal.

September 4, 2014

God can use our failures

Written by Lily*

English Club was one of my main outreach ministries while serving as a mission intern in Southeast Asia.

September 4, 2014

Responding to terrorism: a Christ-centered approach

Written by Linda Moffett

SALUNGA, Pa. – “Are Muslims trying to take over America?” “Who are the ‘true Muslims’ – the peaceful ones or the violent ones?” “How should Christians respond to jihadi Muslims?” “Isn’t force the only effective way to respond to Islamist terrorism?”

podcastIn South Africa a tragedy and false rumors are the impetus for a return home to Mozambique. Faithful believers Amos and Fina follow God’s leading and turn what could have been disastrous into discipleship.

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, August 30, 2014.

August 28, 2014

From Missionary Messenger magazine: Beginnings

Written by Super User

“Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.” – Matthew 28:19-20 (KJV)

Beginnings can be amazingly small – as small as one attentive boy asking one small question that wouldn’t go away.

August 28, 2014

President's Pulse – Beyond 2014

Written by Nelson Okanya

“For as the earth brings forth its shoots, and as a garden causes what is sown in it to spring up, so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to spring up before all the nations.” – Isaiah 61:11 (NRSV)