Tag Archives: Evangelism

The nations are gathering at Abbeydale

By Ivy Plett

CALGARY, Alta.—Psalm 117:1 says, “Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples.” It is indeed a blessing to be joined together in worship with people of other nations. The blessing becomes even more tangible when born-again believers who have been raised in other beliefs or countries intentionally choose to become a part one’s own church body. Continue reading The nations are gathering at Abbeydale

Does a Coup in Myanmar Matter in the EMC?

by Erica Fehr

Just over a week ago, Myanmar’s military took over the government it already largely controlled. It’s a puzzling move, and not welcome to Myanmar citizens, but what does it have to do with us? That’s a fair question—we have plenty to deal with here and little to offer there. Still, if a family member has a bad thing happen to them, we stop what we’re doing for a while to hear them—to find out what happened and how they’re coping. We find some way to express concern if we can, and spend a few moments in prayer on their behalf. Continue reading Does a Coup in Myanmar Matter in the EMC?