Worker Profile: Mark and Sarah Schoenhals

May 4, 2020

We serve with Life Enrichment Church (LEC), a network of house churches in a wide rural area, with the goal of multiplying disciples of Jesus and house churches. We help disciple new believers, train emerging leaders, and advise and help sharpen the vision of existing leaders.


Call to Prayer: Soaking and Leaking

May 1, 2020

We knew that God had good plans for our neighbors in our South Asian Muslim neighborhood. We also knew intimately the hard details of their lives. We spent a lot of time praying and listening for a sense of God’s dreams for them and what God was specifically guiding us to do.


A New Roof for Rosa

April 24, 2020

When it became apparent that Rosa’s house needed a new roof, church planter and pastor Armando Sanchez was ready to add his roofing skills to the energy already present in the Springdale and Waynesboro Mennonite churches. This led to a productive work day in which these congregations came together to give the house a new roof.


The Hands and Feet of Jesus

March 24, 2020

In the desperate tedium of a large refugee camp, we were entering a world where we would feel sorrow, joy, rage, exhaustion, frustration and happiness, all in a matter of a few hours. Every day. I have never felt more strongly that every minute we were trying to be the hands and feet of Jesus.


30 Seconds That Threw Lezhë Into Chaos

March 9, 2020

On November 26 at 3:51 a.m., we experienced a 6.4 magnitude earthquake and numerous aftershocks here in Albania. The church has mobilized to provide help, and I see that the Lord is revealing himself to the lost. We pray that God will be glorified in the relationships built and that there will be lasting fruit for God’s kingdom in Albania.


What Does It Mean to “Do Good?”

March 6, 2020

We were ostensibly doing good work in the community, but the lack of transformative spiritual engagement left us feeling empty, dissatisfied, and questioning. This desire to see gospel transformation take root began, however, in a startling and unforeseen way: right in the midst of, and in fact, through, my brokenness.



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