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The Meaning of a Prayer Quilt

Bethany’s Prayers and Squares ministry makes and distributes prayer quilts to those who need prayer for various reasons. The following is a note of thanks the team received a few weeks ago, and we thought it was worth sharing: “I would like to thank you so much for your prayers and selfless service that is…

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Refugee Families

Bethany has two refugee families arriving in the next few months. Please be in prayer for these families as they arrive, get settled and adjust to a different world than what they are used to. Read more about each family below: Family from Pakistan This 10-member Christian family from Pakistan has faced persecution from Muslims…

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Update from Andrew and Becky in Zimbabwe

How are things going in Canada/ Australia/ wherever you are? We are still in Zimbabwe 🙂 Which we are grateful for. We were a bit worried the other week, as our business visa was expiring and we hadn’t received our final letters from the Ministry of Health in order to submit our TEP (Temporary Employment…

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Update from Peru

This post is submitted by Allison Norg, a Bethany-supported missionary serving in Peru with the Isaiah Project. Before coming to Peru, I had a lot of questions about why I should come, but I knew that God was giving me clear direction that this was what I should do. Over the last couple of weeks,…

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Encouragement

Submitted by Colin & Dot Suggett, two Bethany-supported missionaries serving in Burkins Faso. Some days are cold and hard, a stone around your neck Others steal the life from you and leave you feeling flat Just when you think you’ve taken your last breath Your Father blows a kiss at you and lifts you up…

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Update from Peter van den Bos

Peter van den Bos is a Bethany-supported missionary serving in Guatemala. Hello Everyone, Wow! It has almost been a month in Guatemala. I thought it was time for an update on what has happened: I arrived in Guatemala on the January 18th and started working for Operation Mobilization three days later. I went with three…

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Back to the Drawing Board

This post was submitted by Josh Tiessen, Curator of Bethany’s B Gallery. This is the last weekend to see Andrew Klassen’s exhibit, “Back to the Drawing Board.” (Dec 16-Mar 2) Take a few minutes to visit the exhibit this weekend. “The title of this exhibit was meant deliberately as a double entendre. I have been…

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Shekina Church – Pachacutec

Shekina Church – Pachacutec February 2nd, 2018 This post was submitted by Allison Norg, who is spending three months in Peru, working with Pastor Alex. We have had some exciting things happening here in Peru this week. I have to take you back to give you context. The above picture is a Pastor here in…

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Our Heroes

This post was authored by Dennis & Valerie Nikkel, Bethany attenders who served in El Salvador for two years. When Larry approached Dennis and I a few weeks ago to share about the last two years serving in El Salvador, I felt nervous, apprehensive and a little frightened. When I think about putting my experiences…

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Colin & Dot: Rest, Part 1

Sibiri had a problem. For years, he had wanted to follow the Jesus road. But it was complicated: his mother was still living; an old woman, who, like everyone in the village, was steeped in traditional religion. She did not have many years left to live, and Sibiri, as a good son, was obligated to…

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