Nora and Pieter are regional missionaries serving as coordinators of short-term mission (STM) with the European Baptist Federation.
Karla Carr’s heart for mission was opened in Mexico. “Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven…Blessed are the meek for their will inherit the earth..Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God.” (Matthew 5:3,5,8)
Cross cultural encounters have us face the concept of time in many situations. Nita, a short-term volunteer shares her reflections as she experiences God’s Time in Japan.
A stranger with a careful eye came along side our team every day. She was considered to be the “grandmother” of the village in Thailand where we served. I noticed curiosity be transformed into accompaniment.
The heart of sacrificial giving permeated in every person we met at Kawthoolei Karen Baptist Bible School and College. It was like seeing the poor widow Jesus talked about come alive. Serving no longer focused on the “I” but was morphed into becoming a true servant’s heart.
A team from ABCNYS traveled from Syracuse(NY) to Rwanda to witness God’s work of healing. They heard the stories and celebrated the successes of those who have attended workshops facilitated by Rabagirana Ministries on “Healing the Wounds of Ethnic Conflicts(HWEC).