Festival of Praise

Festival of Praise is November 5

October 16, 2017

Join us at Eastern Mennonite School’s auditorium on November 5 at 4:00 p.m. for the 17th annual Festival of Praise, a worshipful benefit concert of men’s a cappella singing groups. Ten groups will perform several songs separately, and then will combine together in a finale. An offering will benefit VMMissions.

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Call to Prayer: Teaching children to pray

August 30, 2017

As believers, we are tasked with the job of bringing the little children to Jesus. One of the ways we do this is by encouraging and teaching children to pray. We can spend all the time in the world teaching children about God, but if we don’t teach them how to relate to God, we’re not doing any better than the disciples who tried to shoo the children away.

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Seeking and finding

A knock on the door, seeking and finding

August 19, 2017

“I believe that Jesus is God, and I want to be a Jesus follower.” I couldn’t believe my ears as Yousif prayed a beautiful prayer of repentance, expressing a humble need of Christ. How could this be happening? A Muslim young man, coming to faith so quickly?

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Don Clymer prepares for a seminar

Sharing the good news in Switzerland

August 16, 2017

I wasn’t sure if my writing and work on spirituality in the United States would connect with the people of Europe, but the loneliness, brokenness and hunger for a deeper relationship with God is as evident here as at home. Sharing the good news here in Europe is helping people develop a closer relationship to God and helping them to return to what God created them to be, rather than what the outer world forced on them.

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Aaron Kauffman

Lifestyle evangelism

August 12, 2017

“People don’t go to church on Sundays to support their pastors in their ministry. The pastor goes to church on Sunday to support the people in their ministry. And their ministry, the ministry that really counts as mission, is outside the walls of the church, in the world, being salt and light in the marketplace.” […]

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A family outing in South Asia

Sowing seeds of good news

August 9, 2017

Holy moments right here and now: mission workers and staff share fresh stories of gospel seeds being sown in the course of their everyday lives. “God, may you bring the fruit!”

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End of fiscal year campaign

Goal exceeded!

August 7, 2017

Thank you for helping us extend the great chain of disciples who make disciples who make disciples. We slightly exceeded our fiscal-year-end goal of $110,000!

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Grace reads a Bible story book

In word and with power

August 7, 2017

In a slum community in a large Asian city, Grace and Yugo have gained their community’s trust through deeds of love. Now they ask, “How do we proclaim the gospel holistically?”

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Loving our neighbors in jail

June 15, 2017

Jason Wagner, appointed to serve as chaplain at the Rockingham Regional Jail. Courtesy photo   By Jason Wagner I have seen firsthand the deep hunger for connection to God and loving fellowship that inmates have in the Rockingham Regional Jail. Since being appointed as a VMMissions worker to serve as jail chaplain, I have been […]

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Sarah Showalter

Call to Prayer: Praying Together

June 15, 2017

  By Sarah Showalter “The difference between success and failure is a great team.” —Dave Kerpen “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” —Michael Jordan “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller “Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results.” —Ifeanyi Onuoha “Sticks […]

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