Micah Brickner

Micah Brickner

Leaders of the Meserete Kristos Church in Ethiopia were eager to launch the new Amharic translation of “A Muslim and a Christian in Dialogue.” However, publishing was put on hold so the church could secure the participation of the leadership of the Amharic-speaking Muslim community.

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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, April 20, 2019.

When Julie and Tim Groff arrived in Dangriga they were aware of the fact that their local church had shuttered its doors and was no longer functioning. Local leaders had burned out for various reasons, and new life was needed.

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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, April 13, 2019.

Twelve people were gathered closely in a circle as Yvonne Garber uttered a simple Swahili phrase: “Mungu Anajua.” Yvonne then shared the translation of this short expression — “God knows” — as she and her husband, Joe, elaborated about how they first discerned a calling to serve Kanisa la Mennonite Tanzania.

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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, April 6, 2019.

 

Pastor. Board member. Executive director. Missionary. Head of school. Theology teacher. Executive vice president and chief operating officer. Gerry Keener has been all these things ... and all while serving with EMM. It is exactly this wealth of 40 years of experience that makes him so uniquely qualified to serve as the eighth president of Eastern Mennonite Missions.

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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 23, 2019.

 

Joe Garber

Served in Voluntary Service 1977–79 in New York City.  With his wife, Yvonne, served in Tanzania with Kanisa la Mennonite Tanzania (1986, 1988–90) as a teacher in Theological Education by Extension. Led several short-term mission trips to Albania and Tanzania with family and Byerland Mennonite Church where he has served as pastor since 1996. Previously served on the EMM Board 1998–2008. 

"I am humbled to serve on the Board of EMM. My heart's passion is for the reproduction of Kingdom principles into the lives of others for the global expansion of the Kingdom of God."

Lynn Shertzer

Secretary

Pastor of Slate Hill Mennonite Church, an LMC congregation in Camp Hill, Pa. Has served in pastoral ministry for 18 years and previously worked in the business sector. Has been involved with the Shalom Council of Evangelical Churches (formerly known as the Spanish Mennonite Council) and several short-term mission experiences.

I desire to help EMM with their mission here and abroad as faithful stewards of the gospel and resources entrusted to us. I want to be a good listener of the Holy Spirit and others as we bring His Kingdom near through the good work of EMM.”

Justice. Did you know it was voted the 2018 word of the year? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, justice was looked up online 74% more often than it was in 2017. Like the year before, 2018 certainly had its time of hardships and sorrows. Justice seemed elusive. Wars and rumors of wars. Floods, earthquakes, famines. Political, racial, and economic divides.

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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 16, 2019.

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