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God Works in Mysterious Ways: One Korean Woman Learns of Christ through Her Torturer

The Voice of the Martyrs Canada May 2018 edition tells the story of a North Korean woman who first learned of Christ through her torturer. The Voice of the Martyrs reports that “About 30,000 of North Korea’s estimated 100,000 Christians … Continue reading

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30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World — May 15-June 14, 2018

You are invited to spend the next month praying for your Muslim neighbour, friend, family member, co-worker and classmate. 30 Days of Prayer is an annual worldwide call for prayer for Muslims.  There is an unprecedented number of Muslims who … Continue reading

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Are You Planning A Short-term Mission Trip? Have You Purchased Travel Insurance for Your Team?

As you make plans to send a team on a short-term mission trip, have you purchased travel and liability insurance?  If not, you should talk with the insurance provider for your congregation. If your congregation is a member of the … Continue reading

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“I Can Only Imagine” — Take An Unchurched Friend to See this Movie

It’s the song that brings ultimate hope to so many … often in the midst of life’s most challenging moments. Amazingly, the song was written in mere minutes by MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard. In reality, those lyrics took a … Continue reading

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Every One His Witness Workbook by Mark Wood

The Every One His Witness workbook accompanies the DVD (included in the kit) and delves deeper into the topics discussed there. Important points are highlighted, and and references to external resources for further information are included as well. What is … Continue reading

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Ishimwe Niryawe Yesu (Praise & Glory Be To You Jesus)

The translation of the song from Kinyarwanda into English is below. May your faith be enriched by this song focused on the hope that Christians have through Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the world. Mwami Mana yacu Waratuvinze, uturinda Umujinya … Continue reading

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Help Send Two Instructors to Rwanda to Provide Theological Education and Training for Rwandan Church Workers

Beth Ammi Christian Fellowship Church and the Reformed Lutheran Church of Rwanda have invited Lutheran Church – Canada to help them train pastors, elders, and deacons/deaconesses through theological education and mentorship. Concordia Lutheran Mission Society has set up a special … Continue reading

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Pray for and Support the Lutheran Bible Translastor’s Missionary Work of Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz

Missionaries Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz have been serving in Africa since 2003. David’s focus is to help people to read and use the Holy Scripture in their own languages. He worked in Ghana with Komba-speaking people to develop a … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday: “Preparing for a Culinary Feast.”

The following sermon excerpt is from a Maundy Thursday sermon I preached on Mark 14:12-26. The title of the message is: “Preparing for a Culinary Feast.” A lot of preparation goes into a culinary feast. The grocery stores will be … Continue reading

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The Rwandan Christian Church Facing Challenge of Addressing Building Codes

The Rwandan government is requiring churches to meet certain building regulations (e.g. bathrooms, parking, painted walls, etc.) or close until the building standards are met. These requirements create difficulties for many churches in Rwanda because many of the church goers … Continue reading

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