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Teaching teachers in Bolivia

John and Naomi Hall are retired teachers, and make regular visits to Bolivia, holding teaching workshops. This is a valuable ministry and benefits the MEM teachers at Villa Nueva and Hacienda Verde schools. Here are some highlights of their time in Bolivia. Hot, hot, weather welcomed us to Bolivia, heat that even the locals were […]

Growing local leaders

When I returned from sabbatical in October I stepped into this new role, as a half-time position. I will also continue to serve half-time as a Community Minister. Director of Leadership Development is a role that has not existed at ICYA before, so it will continue to take shape in the coming months. I will […]

Much Rejoicing!

We are ending this year with much rejoicing! From seeing friends become new believers, to seeing Slovenes begin discipling each other, to talking about tithing in the new year as a church. God continues to do the hard work of changing hearts, and we walk alongside in faith and obedience.  As I reflect on this […]

Locals working at camp!

Recently someone asked me what the biggest highlight of summer 2018 was. My answer was: the change that took place in our local leaders. Each week in summer we have 12 to 15 campers come to our island camp. We have three or four cabin groups, with about four campers per cabin. Each cabin has […]

New People to Church

The Lord has been bringing some new people to the Northern Collective Church (NCC). A new believer was recently baptized which was a special moment for our church family. We also had a Thanksgiving dinner, lingering around the tables to visit and getting to know each other better. A number in our group do not […]

Finding Scripture in their own language

“People are happy to hear the Word of the Lord in our language.” Comments like that keep Plácido, Esteban, Hilario and David going in their ministry of distributing and promoting the Nahuatl Scriptures in Mexico. It is exciting to tell you that 2018 saw a greater increase in the number of Aztec people benefitting from […]

Role Change for Dave & Cheri

In May 2018, after serving with YWAM for 16 years in various roles, Cheri and I were asked to take on the directorship role of the YWAM centre for Gold Coast. We have felt amazing grace on us as we transitioned into this role with support from our co-workers. We had the incredible privilege of […]

Exciting things happening in Bolivia

Graduation Celebration Students at Villa Nueva School, Bolivia celebrated their grade 12 graduation on December 11. Of these 9 students, 4 of them plan on going to university. Congratulations to the graduates! Pray for them as they continue to make decisions regarding education and employment. Thank God for the education that they received at the […]

Missions Beyond EMMC – Associate Missionaries

EMMC’s Associate Missionary program provides a measure of financial support for EMMC members serving with other mission agencies in parts of the world where EMMC does not have a direct ministry. Currently, over 20 units (singles, couples, families) receive in the neighborhood of $3,000 each annually through the EMMC missions budget. This support would not […]

Walking Options

  Low German Ministry with the Unraus Fundraiser Event: Friday, April 12, 2019 Grace Mennonite Church, Winkler, Manitoba Save the date & plan to be there! We arrived at Steinreich Bibel Schule, Chihuahua, Mexico on January 4. This gave us plenty of time to settle into our designated two-bedroom suite, to familiarize ourselves with the […]