Stories
May 12, 2020

Planting seeds

Written by Michael Clancy

Sometimes as an urban missionary, my task feels like an uphill battle. I envision my work of discipleship like being a pitcher on the mound, and my students are the batters who keep striking out as they fall back into their addictions. I am presented with a new batter every three or four pitches. Over the past 14 years, I can count a small handful of men who are continuing to live transformed lives.

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Hand-in-hand, in service to others

A second chance at love brought Jim and Kathy Wohlers together after both of their spouses passed away from cancer. At their wedding more than 8 years ago, Jim and Kathy served their guests communion and told them that as they started their life together, they would be hand-in-hand as husband and wife in service toward others.

 

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 9, 2020.

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He didn’t give up on you or me

Sometimes as an urban missionary, Michael Clancy feels like his task is an uphill battle. He envisions his work of discipleship like being a pitcher on the mound, and his students are the batters who keep striking out as they fall back into their addictions. Michael is presented with a new “batter” every three or four pitches. Over the past 14 years, he can count a small handful of men who are continuing to live transformed lives.

 

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 2, 2020.

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Refusing to believe the lie

Ever since she can remember, Amy Herr has struggled with believing in the lie that her voice doesn’t matter.

 

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 25, 2020.

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Living courageously in the hope of Christ

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact many people in nearly every country around the world. And EMM workers, serving in 30 different countries, have each experienced this outbreak in different ways. But in the midst of the unknown realities that lie ahead, EMM workers live courageously in the hope of Christ.

 

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 18, 2020.

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A birthday party of significance

A 1-year-old’s birthday party helped to “break the ice” for one EMM family who is diligently trying to build relationships with their neighbors.

 

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 11, 2020.

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April 9, 2020

April 9 greetings from President Gerry Keener

Written by Gerry Keener

President Gerry Keener takes a few moments to share about where EMM finds itself in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you so much for your continuing encouragement. May God be with you and provide for you during this time.

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A new kind of mission in Alabama

This summer, EMM Kingdom Teams will venture into a new region in Phenix City, Alabama. However, Alabama is not new to EMM — we began work there in the 1940s when we began sending evangelists. 

 

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 4, 2020.

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SALUNGA, Pa. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact many people in nearly every country around the world. Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) workers, serving in 30 different countries, have each experienced this outbreak in different ways. In the midst of the unknown realities that lie ahead, EMM workers live courageously in the hope of Christ.

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