Speaking Hope eUpdate

Speaking Hope eUpdates

Each Wednesday, TWR Canada provides a brief update on a project or ministry from around the world.  Learn about many different aspects of our global ministry, and be encouraged by stories of lives that have been transformed by the power of the gospel.
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  • A Community Coming Together

    March 26, 2019 By the TWR Canada Ministry Team
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    On January 27 of this year, a tornado whipped through the streets of Havana, Cuba, leaving six dead and more than 190 injured. Alberto Gonzalez, the director of RTM Cuba, shared with us the aftermath of this natural disaster. 

    “Sadly, as it is known, a powerful tornado affected the zone of our home office. Although the building and...
  • An Oasis of Hope

    March 19, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
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    Millions of people in West Africa are living without hope. Radical religious movements, satanic worship, poverty, illness and violence destroy lives and keep people in bondage. Many people have never heard of salvation in the Lord Jesus Christ. This is a call to us Christians – we need to reach these people with the hope and peace found...
  • Faithfulness in Adversity

    March 12, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
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    South America
    For months, RTM Venezuela’s (TWR’s) director, Gabriel Fernandez, lugged two cans of gasoline up nine flights of stairs in the darkness every other day. You may have heard this story originally featured here . In March 2018, a power transformer failed, and there was no more electricity or running water in RTM Venezuela’s offices...
  • With God All Things Are Possible

    March 5, 2019 BY TWR Canada President
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    One of my favourite Bible verses is Matthew 19:26 (ESV):

    “But Jesus looked at them and said,
    ‘With man this is impossible, but
    with God all things are possible.’”

    In my 30 plus years of ministry and in my time as TWR Canada’s president, time and time again, God shows that he still does the impossible. We don’t...
  • Bringing Christ to the Most Remote Locations

    February 26, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
    For the past year, TWR Canada has worked with TWR India to provide radio home kits to groups and churches in India. While this continues, we are also now partnering with TWR Bangladesh in the same way.

    In Bangladesh, there are churches that are situated in very remote areas and consequently lack trained pastors or Biblical teaching. TWR...
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    In Memory of Iris: A Life-Long Call to Mission

    February 22, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
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    Persian Ministry

    In Memory of Iris: A Life-Long Call to Missions
    By the TWR Canada Team

    It is with both joy and sadness that we write you today. There is joy as our sister, Iris, graduated to glory on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 and no longer suffers from the ailments of her earthly body. And there is sadness for Tony, her family, friends and partners in...
  • A History of God's Faithfulness

    February 19, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
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    TWR Swaziland airs programs in 31 languages, reaching millions of people in southern, eastern and central Africa with the hope of Christ. But there’s more to it – this TWR location has quite the history!

    Over 45 years ago, TWR purchased the plot of land where they would build a transmitter that would reach many in southern...
  • A Long-Lasting Impact in Armenia

    February 12, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
    Many Armenians believe that because their state religion is Christianity they are Christians. However, many have never experienced a personal relationship with Jesus. Child Evangelism Fellowship Armenia is a TWR Canada partner there, committed to reach out to their fellow Armenians with the truth of the gospel. They utilize a variety of...
  • Celebrating God's Faithfulness

    January 29, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
    One year ago, TWR upgraded the power of our radio transmitter on the island of Bonaire from 100 kW to 450 kW. We are so excited about this project because it enables a clear signal across the island of Cuba to areas that previously couldn't hear gospel radio programming. In addition, the transmitter reaches much of the Caribbean and parts...
  • Leaving Family and Home for God

    January 22, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
    Henry and Anna Penner are Canadian missionaries serving in Bolivia among the Low German Mennonites. They manage the Low German radio station, including recording and producing programs, and they visit the colonies to build relationships and teach the truth of Jesus Christ.

    Many people in the colonies listen to the programs and are learning about...