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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In order to test how far his new language skills could take him, EMM worker Nicholas* spent a month on his bike cycling to desert towns around North Africa. Through cold nights spent sleeping outside, a few run-ins with police, and a theft, Nicholas learned more about the region, the language, and God.

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, May 7, 2016.

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Sierra Leone was just beginning to heal from the brutalities of an eleven-year civil war. Then it was hit with another major trauma: the ebola virus. Many in the world thought that Sierra Leone was beyond hope. But some in Sierra Leone are catching a vision for God’s compassion and His saving power through Jesus.

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, December 5, 2015.

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Some of these Ugandan women had walked six kilometers and had slept in the church overnight in order to be there -- to receive teaching from EMM workers Joe and Gloria Bontrager.

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, October 31, 2015.

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October 26, 2015

An open door in Nigeria

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In Nigeria, a man named Yusuf was the leader of a terrorist group that attacked and killed Christians. But one day Yusuf had a vision.

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, October 24, 2015.

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