Focus podcasts

Building Christian-Muslim bridges in Kenya

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Members of EMM’s Christian/Muslim Relations Team spent time ministering in Kenya in April and May. Learn how the CMRT worked to build bridges of peace between Christians and Muslims on this international trip..

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, July 16, 2016.

Teaching love and English in Southeast Asia

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Ministry with small children is a whole different ball game, especially with language and cultural barriers. Working with kindergarteners in Southeast Asia gave the four teens on the YES team a little trouble but a lot of reward.

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, July 9, 2016.

The huge "potato" and other mishaps

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“You can be in a harsh environment, and yet you can have the joy of Jesus!” said Joseph Zimmerman, GO! participant in Guinea-Bissau. During his time in the village, Joseph spread joy to others—sometimes at his own expense!

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 25, 2016.

Hidden promise in Peru: Jhon Erik’s story

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At PROMESA, a Peruvian Mennonite school in one of the highest cities in the world, Jhon Erik was struggling. How could a volunteer teacher help?

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 18, 2016.

View a video about Promesa here.

This isn’t Girl Scout camp!

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EMM worker Nuen* in Thailand invited five middle schoolers to “camp out” at her house for a whole month. They practiced English, studied God’s Word, and had a couple of unforeseen adventures.

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 11, 2016.

What’s in a name? Naming ceremonies and name days

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In some cultures, there are very important and intimate ceremonies surrounding names. Recently, two EMM workers, who live in completely different cultures thousands of miles apart, were each invited to participate in special name-related celebrations.

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 21, 2016.

Saying goodbye to 35 years of YES

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This year, EMM is saying goodbye to its long-running and beloved YES program. As YES ends to make way for new short-term missions and discipleship structures, EMM looks back on the whole story of YES.

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 14, 2016.

Bicycling through deserts: the ultimate language test

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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.

Where Central American youth learn to be the hands and feet of Jesus

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Church and ministry leaders from all around Central America had a dream for an international missions and discipleship training center for Central American youth. In March, they finally met together to make the vision blossom.

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 30, 2016.

Read more here. 

Visiting the land where Jesus walked

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Two members of EMM’s Christian/Muslim Relations Team spent several days touring the meaningful but troubled land of Israel-Palestine. Amid soldiers and checkpoints, they watched for the signs of hope … and found them.

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 23, 2016.

Read more here. 

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