Focus podcasts

Where worlds meet: an American home for foreign students

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EMM STAT and YES alum Dan Gehman is now using his passion for missions and his overseas experience to direct Immerse International, a community for foreign students in Millersville, Pa.

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, February 20, 2016.

“I have never talked this openly with Christians”

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At the time of the Paris attacks, two EMM workers were promoting peaceful relations between Christians and Muslims in Germany. Their experiences show that even in the wake of terror and tragedy, friendship and restoration are possible.

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, February 13, 2016.

New training courses connect East African women with women of the Bible

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EMM worker Gloria Bontrager has developed two courses, Women of the Bible and Women in the Work of God, based on biblical women who were examples of faith when confronted with the same issues facing many East African women. Believers are excited to use the new study materials.

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, February 6, 2016.

Obedient to God’s call, all the way to rural West Africa

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EMM workers Karen and Michael Baker were obedient to God’s call to West Africa despite the risks. Now living in a village with no running water or electricity and minimal healthcare, they and their five children have experienced both the challenges and the joys of following God’s call.

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, January 23, 2016.

EMM workers join in refugee relief in Germany

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As Germany continues to wrestle with Europe’s worst refugee crisis since World War II, EMM workers in the city of Halle, Germany, have joined in the emergency relief efforts.

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, January 9, 2016.

Small business loans transform lives in Thailand

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Staff with the Micro Enterprise Development program have opportunities to build relationships and foster openness to change. They want to see transformation in people’s livelihoods, and ultimately to see Jesus transform their lives. The program teaches biblically based financial principles and provides mentoring and small business training.

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, January 2, 2016.

Two boys spark revival in Kenya

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In 1942 on their school holiday break, two teenage boys felt compelled to share the good news in a number of Kenyan villages near the Kenya-Tanzania border. Their obedience sparked the Kenya Mennonite Church, which now has more than 5,000 baptized members and twice that many church attendees.

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 26, 2015.

Showing Christ’s love to our Muslim friends

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In the face of so much anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiment, how can you show Muslim people Jesus’ love? Jonathan Bornman, a member of EMM’s Christian/Muslim Relations Team, offers suggestions.

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 19, 2015.

Rebecca, a strong woman of faith in Kenya

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Rebecca was one of the first believers in what became the Kenya Mennonite Church. She was advanced in age when she joined the Mennonite Church, but she was known as “the one who never remains behind,” dedicated and persistent in her 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, December 12, 2015.

Good news for the people of Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone was just beginning to heal from the brutalities of an eleven-year civil war. Then it was hit with another major trauma: the ebola virus. Many in the world thought that Sierra Leone was beyond hope. But some in Sierra Leone are catching a vision for God’s compassion and His saving power through Jesus.

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 5, 2015.

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