Focus podcasts

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.

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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.

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In Honduras, serving by not serving

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EMM worker Melanie Nofziger is in Honduras to serve. So when God told Melanie not to serve, she wondered what He was up to ….

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 16, 2016.

Muhammad and movie nights: ministering through friendship in the Balkans

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A husband/wife team of EMM workers share their faith through friendship with a man from the Balkans, and gain more understanding about his Muslim faith over coffee and movie nights.

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 9, 2016.

“He lies to avoid abuse”

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Working with a feed production company in a Muslim region of Asia, EMM worker Jacob* has dealt with delays, slow sales, and a challenging employee. Although discouragement is a temptation, Jacob has looked for God’s hand in each situation.

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 2, 2016.

Out of high school, on to an orphanage in Honduras!

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High school senior Katie Rutt was looking for something more before starting college. Out of that desire, a passion for Honduras became a reality.

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, March 26, 2016.

How do you sign that?

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EMM worker Nathanael Davis works with the Ministry of Education to help run a national spelling bee for Deaf students in Belize.

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, March 12, 2016.

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A celebration for the church in Vietnam

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In December, the Vietnam Mennonite Church saw exciting evidence of church growth.

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, March 5, 2016.

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