HALLE, Germany -- “Above all, we want the refugees to receive what they need in the name of Jesus, for His glory and fame. They need Him more than they need clean bedsheets, but we want to give them both!” say Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) workers in Halle.
David W. Shenk of Eastern Mennonite Missions taught three weeks of graduate seminary classes in Switzerland, Germany, and the Netherlands. Everywhere he went, the discussions and conversations centered around how to respond to the refugee crisis.
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, November 21, 2015.
There is a lovely, ironic line in an old Paul Simon love song: “If something goes right … whoa, it’s likely to lose me; it’s apt to confuse me, because it’s such an unusual sight, ... I can’t get used to something so right, something so right!”
In Wales, Carol sees migrants on the news, prays for them, weeps for them. She also teaches them English.
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, November 7, 2015.
Salunga, Pa. – During three weeks of teaching in seminaries in Europe from August 31 through September 21, David W. Shenk of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) said that discussions and conversations everywhere were about what the response should be “to the refugee crisis in the midst of the enormous chaos happening now.”
HALLE, Germany -- “The flow of refugees into Germany, already very high, is expected to increase in a way we’ve never seen before,” said an EMM worker in Halle.
Well-being. One of EMM’s core values. What is it? Where does it come from? Is a person’s sense of well-being determined by a situation, personality, outlook on life, or level of physical, emotional, or spiritual health?
SALUNGA, Pa. -- Thirty-nine young people making up the Chamber Choir of the Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster (MCCL) partnered with Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) on a choral tour to Albania and Bulgaria from June 10 through June 24, 2015.
When tiny irritants lodge in the shells of mollusks, small pearls form. From such an unlikely start, an object of beauty grows! Brad and Margie “dive for pearls” in the city of Amsterdam. And they discover beauty and growth in unlikely places!
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, June 20, 2015.