In this issue:
From the president's heart (click here to read)
A beautiful mess (click here to read)
A reflection by Dan Rice, EMM's business for transformation coach
Persecuted believers' courage inspires Thai Anabaptists
Prior to Lek* believing in Jesus, ten of his fifteen children died. After he became a Christian, his children stopped dying. People in his village noticed!
A quadruple bottom line (click here to read)
Most businesses measure only one bottom line - profit.
Business for transformation measures its impact in four ways - economically, socially, environmentally, and spiritually.
The dream business
Story of how one young man's dream to serve cross-culturally became reality
Mission effectiveness multiplied
An update on how serving through business has multiplied the work in regions around the world
MM asked Dan Rice to talk about what would be true if his wildest dreams about business for transformation came true
These EMM staff members would love to inspire and challenge your group. Click on the speaker's name to send him/her an email, or call EMM at 717 898-2251.
|Lorri Bentch, Mission Team Director|
|Dave Houser, Discipleship Coach|
|Gerry Keener, President
Gerry focuses on the ways EMM can live out its mission vision to “cross cultures, engage the world, and make disciples of Jesus.” Gerry has served with EMM for more than 40 years and has a deep understanding of the organization. He and his family served as missionaries in Vietnam for 12 years. Gerry and Donna along with their two daughters, Viktoria and Yen Elizabeth, live in Lancaster, Pa.
|Steve Shank, Mission Team Coach
As a strategic coach, Steve trains and encourages EMM's regional representatives in various locations around the world. He, along with his wife Rose, planted three churches in Latin America and two in Pennsylvania. For over ten years he worked as a consultant, helping churches and church networks develop vision and implementation strategies for mission and church planting ventures. Steve has taught in mission training schools, short-term missions preparations, colleges, leadership training schools, and graduate schools in the areas of missions, church planting, and leadership development.
|Angie Earl, Jonathan Bornman, Andres Prins, Peter Sensenig, and David and Grace Shenk, EMM's Christian-Muslim Relations Team