Focus podcasts

A missionary is called

podcastEMM workers Phil and Linda Gottschalk teach at the Tyndale Theological Seminary in the Netherlands. Phil shares his journey of becoming a missionary … starting when he was 17.

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 10, 2016.

Tracing the Shenk missions legacy

podcastClyde and Alta Shenk traveled to Tanzania in 1936. Eighty years later, three generations of Shenks followed in their footsteps.

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 3, 2016.

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Through sunshine and storms in Peru

podcast“A perspective of thankfulness does not come naturally,” says Peru mission intern Becca Lapp. Learn how Becca is pursuing thankfulness in both the sunshine and the storms.

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 26, 2016.

A four-couple wedding!

podcastThe church in Thailand offers to host a wedding for couples who haven’t been able to get married because high bride prices stood in the way.

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 19, 2016.

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The difference discipleship makes in West Africa

podcastAs the West African church develops its own leadership, EMM is phasing out its pioneering and support programs. What role now does EMM play in the West African church? Discipleship!

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 12, 2016.

When the seeds have been planted

podcastA husband-and-wife missionary team is leaving East Africa and coming back to the U.S. What will happen to all the work they have done?

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 29, 2016.

New country, new holiday!

podcastOne YES team member joins into a local holiday and discovers the fun and camaraderie of sharing cultural traditions with her new friends.

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 22, 2016.

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A rainbow of promise in Peru

podcastLiving in a totally unfamiliar country is overwhelming and even scary at times. But signs of God’s presence surrounded one mission intern as she took a leap of faith.

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 15, 2016.

17 years in post-Christian Wales

podcastIsn’t Wales a Christian country? Why would EMM send workers there? Actually, as in many parts of Europe today, Christianity is rapidly dying out in Wales. This EMM worker family has been navigating the challenges of the post-Christian culture in Wales for 17 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, October 8, 2016.

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From butting heads to becoming buddies in Nairobi, Kenya

podcastEvelyn Hershey has never followed a script. In 1990, as a mother of three, she went to college to get her teaching degree. And after retiring, Evelyn went to Nairobi, Kenya, for a year with EMM. There, her skills in peer mediation were unexpectedly used to break new ground.

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 1, 2016.

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