September 10, 2018

Ancient city, new hope

In a centuries-old North African city where any mention of the gospel is banned, an Eastern Mennonite Missions worker sees the start of a movement — beginning with one new believer.

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 8, 2018.

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July 23, 2018

Where is God?

In a busy maternity ward in East Africa, an EMM doctor and nurse find God in both joy and pain.

Focus is a weekly three-minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, July 14, 2018.

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June 15, 2018

A God-ordained trip

EMM’s Board holds its first-ever overseas meeting in East Africa, after more than 80 years of ministry in the region.

Focus is a weekly three-minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

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KAMPALA, Uganda — “How many of you can say you have a friendship that has lasted 40 years?” For four days, professor, university founder, and former ambassador Badru Kateregga asked audiences this question as he toured Uganda with longtime friend and colleague David Shenk, an Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) worker.

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NEW YORK CITY — “As a group, we are looking to the future. Our desire is to mobilize leaders to new areas in Honduras to plant new communities of Anabaptist faith, and to cross borders and continents.” That’s how Omar Guzman, the founder of Mennonite Garifuna Mission, described the Garifuna Mennonite Church’s mission vision in a nutshell. And the church is well on its way to fulfilling those missional dreams.

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March 9, 2018

X-ray excitement

Over 20 years ago, a rural Sierra Leone hospital lost its only X-ray machine to the violence of a civil war and was never able to obtain another. A husband-and-wife team of EMM workers wanted that to change.

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 3, 2018.

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After going without regular X-ray technology for over 20 years, staff at a rural Sierra Leone hospital celebrated the opening of a new X-ray department on January 24, 2018.

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February 7, 2018

Ninety future leaders

In December, a graduation ceremony for ninety Tanzanian youth marked a new beginning for an 82-year-old theological college.

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 3, 2018.

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When a Marxist coup overthrew the Ethiopian government, the growing Mennonite Church in Ethiopia was persecuted and forced underground. No one anticipated what was discovered when it came out of hiding.

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 6, 2018.

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How is Jesus’ presence incarnated in a region where the annual per capita income is $200, where 20 percent of children die before age five, and where life expectancy is under 50 years?

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 23, 2017.

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