The Rev. Dr. Elmo Familiaran recounts his emotional experience at the 75th Anniversary Commemoration events of the executions of 11 American Baptist missionaries in the hands of the Japanese Imperial Army during WWII.
If we are to glean any hope from the Hopevale story, perhaps it is this: we who aspire to be disciples of Jesus are “wounded healers” in the words of Henri Nouwen.
Here are a few up-coming short-term mission opportunities sponsored by the Short-Term Mission Office to enable you to shine the Light of Christ outside your comfort zone. Let’s help you to step out and serve.
Ann and Bruce work alongside national leaders in the Asia-Pacific Region to build capacity in theological education, church-based community and economic development, servant leadership, social entrepreneurship, cross-cultural global servant training and ministry with refugees.