Tue, April 24, 2012
Another exciting issue of testimony is available now! Enjoy articles about missionary experiences overseas, gospel-embedded popular music, and Canadian students freeing women from human trafficking.
THIS MONTH'S FEATURES:HOLY HIP HOP: Speaking the language of love in a deadly culture
To respond to the good news we call the gospel, a person needs to hear it. And to hear it, someone needs to tell it to them—in a language they understand. Jesse Leimer has a burden for a culture that desperately needs to hear the gospel. He wants us to understand and pray for those who are telling the gospel within that culture.NOT A LOT OF NONSENSE: Talking about the Spirit in unexpected places
Ask someone to describe a typical Pentecostal and you may be unpleasantly surprised at what you hear. Ron Powell was unloading garbage at a dump one day when he collided with a stereotype he felt needed to be challenged. He took the no-nonsense approach.A LESSON FROM A BROKEN HEART: Discovering how much we have to learn
To learn is to grow, and to grow is to change. And often the learning that leads to growth occurs when we step out of our world and into someone else's. That's what happened when a young woman from Orangeville, ON, walked into the home of a grief-stricken Guatemalan family.A SWEET FRAGRANCE: The offering of a simple service in the name of Christ
What do missionaries do? Kathy Bousquet's experience in Romania taught her that, most days, they simply do what needs to be done. Some days that can mean preaching or teaching; other days it may mean feeding the hungry. Or it might involve transporting a corpse to the cemetery for a grieving friend.MISSION CANADA: Freedom 10x6--Fighting human trafficking at U of M
Mission Canada missionary Tammy Junghans and a team of students at the University of Manitoba have been working in partnership with the International Justice Mission to raise awareness and money to free ten women from human trafficking by June 2012. Be inspired by their creative outreach events and testimonies of the Lord at work.INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS: Missional Impact--A look at International Missions--past, present & future
Murray Cornelius, assistant superintendent for International Missions, shares his thoughts about the advancements made in PAOC missions over the past few years, the current changes he sees in the global church, as well as his view of the future of missions. ERDO: Rebuilding in Thailand--The struggle for survival in the aftermath of devastating floods
The floods in Thailand may have caused greater damage than the tsunami of 2004, but they received relatively little media attention. By the grace of God, the Canadian and Thai church bodies, along with ERDO, have worked together to give and serve sacrificially to those in need. Slowly, regular life is beginning again in Thailand.