A sense that God had ‘chosen’ her helped during 39 years
by Terry M. Smith
Winnipeg, Man.—Joanne Martens, a long-serving missionary in Paraguay and Germany, was the centre of attention on Sept. 6, 2019, at Fort Garry EMC as friends and family, retired and active missionaries, and Board of Missions (BOM) members and national office staff gathered in her honour. Continue reading ‘Chosen’: Joanne Martens Honoured at Recognition Supper
Convention 2019 One of Four
by Layton Friesen
All the Church needs to do, finally, is make it to Heaven. We are migrants wandering this world—travelling to the city where we have been promised supper. How will we finally reach this heavenly feast? To know the answer is to know what it means to be simply Christian and to know what unites the Church. Continue reading An Ancient Doorway to the Mystery of God
A letter similar to this one was recently given to all EMC Administrative missionaries (Mexico, Bolivia, Paraguay) who, in turn, have sent it to a list of their supporters whom they have invited to be on their Home Team. (This is the letter used by Dallas and Tara Wiebe, who serve in Guadalajara, Mexico.) We share this letter to inform you on how Home Teams will assist EMC missionaries as they serve with EMC Missions in their country of service.
Would you have interest in being on a Home Team? Please consider this opportunity to consider becoming part of a missionary’s home team.
Ken Zacharias, Director of Global Outreach Continue reading A Look at Missionary Home Teams
by Loreena Thiessen
Do you want to be the best? What do you want to be best at?
If you are the best you will feel good about it. Your best will be noticed and it may help someone else. Continue reading Be Your Best
Discussion and Discernment
by Dr. Darryl G. Klassen
When we read the Bible, we come to the Scriptures with predetermined lenses. What we discern to be foundational truths are based on how we read Scripture. In other words, how we come to know Jesus Christ and how we live out the truths of his life in our own lives is a process of receiving truth and thinking about what it means. Continue reading The Place of Experience in the Theological Process
by Tim Dyck, Executive Director
STEINBACH, Man.— The EMC National office is pleased to announce that Ruth Block has joined the EMC National staff team. Ruth, who is from Steinbach, is the new Missions and Finance Assistant beginning in October. Continue reading Block, Reimer Begin New Roles on October 1
Abundant Springs 2019
By Jaime Loewen and Stephany Wiebe
Here we are again, two years later, and another amazing weekend was spent connecting, growing and worshiping at Abundant Springs. On May 17 the youth of Kleefeld EMC, our home church, along with 23 other EMC youth groups across Canada made their journey to Caronport, Sask. A total of 364 youth and 176 leaders and staff joined together in building memories, relationships and taking steps towards knowing and loving Jesus more. Continue reading Disciples Called to Share the Gospel ‘Everywhere’