Thu, August 02, 2012
Our second summer issue of testimony is here! Check out stories about street ministry and veteran missionaries, as well as enjoy a special General Conference overview.
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THIS MONTH'S FEATURES:
ONE HUNDRED BABIES—Sew on Fire Ministries founder receives local and national recognition
For most people, finding fault with religion is like poking holes in the nutritional benefits of fast food. It's way too easy. But the kind of religion that God accepts as pure and faultless (James 1:27) is pretty hard to argue against. Looking after the needs of the most vulnerable has brought Wendy Hagar recognition, not ridicule. In an interview with Rose McCormick Brandon, Wendy tells us how it all began with 100 Russian babies.
THE MUSTARD SEED—Building community, growing hope, supporting change
If you want to put people—even entire groups of people—into a box and label them, don’t risk getting to know them. It’s too late for Katherine Cardinal. She took the risk of getting to know people who live in Edmonton’s inner city. Now she’s discovered something she can’t imagine living without: community.
ERDO: Wezesha—Empowering Women in the Congo
In the South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, ERDO's Wezesha Project, a microfinancing initiative that targets the most marginalized population in the poorest country of one of the poorest continents in the world. It gives women an opportunity not only to invest in themselves and their businesses, but to support their families.
MISSION CANADA: The Edmonton Dream Centre—Bearing Burdens...Changing Lives
Meet Loredana Reddekopp, executive director of The Edmonton Dream Centre, a ministry that offers new beginnings and fresh hope to women who have lost their way. Be inspired and challenged as she shares her story of serving the Lord in places of deep spiritual and physical need.
INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS: One More Time—Celebrating a New Season for Elmer and Sherry Komant
After 13 years of ministry in Rwanda, missionaries Elmer and Sherry Komant pass Christian Life Assembly church on to national leadership and follow God's leading to Burundi, Africa to plant another church. Find inspiration in their lives of faith as Murray Cornelius recaps some of the missionary adventures on which God has taken them.