Milk plant builds trust in Kosova

February 17, 2015

My love of working with dairy cows and my desire to follow God has led me here to live and work in the beautiful country of Kosova. God has guided my paths faithfully, and I have sensed His presence throughout my time here. I have been here for five months, and for four of those […]

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New wineskins, new wine

February 16, 2015

“And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wine-skins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins.” —Mark 2:22 (NIV) I can’t tell you how many times I have read Mark 2:22, certainly more than I can count. […]

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Meaningful work, God’s provision

February 15, 2015

This first-year teaching business literally takes over your life. I am trying to make a practice of taking one day a week to not think or do anything school related for the whole day, but I still find myself thinking about projects I could do, tests I need to make, and how few lesson plans […]

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ACG projects expand the scope of ministry

February 14, 2015

Thanks to your generosity, more than $3,500 was contributed through the Alternative Christmas Gift project. Our workers are so grateful for these funds, which support projects that go beyond the scope of their budgets. These alternative gifts make a tangible difference in the lives of those connected to our workers around the globe. From school […]

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More with less?

February 13, 2015

Over the past ten years, Virginia Mennonite Missions has more than tripled the number of adult mission workers in assignments of a year or more, from 16 to over 50. And that’s not including the children of those workers (27 and counting!), or the USA church planters and short-term teams we’ve supported. Meanwhile, our level […]

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Building a network of Mennonite relationships in Germany

February 12, 2015

This past October, we had a gathering of the network we have been forming, a pivotal step in a journey we started almost two years ago when coming to Germany. Sixteen adults, along with ten children participated in a weekend long session, marking the first gathering of many of the people we have gotten to […]

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