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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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  • Training Chinese Christians through SOTA

    May 20, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, China, Leadership, Seminary On The Air (SOTA)
    All around the world, there is a tremendous need for trained leaders for the Chinese Church. TWR Canada helps to meet this need through our 3-4 year intensive seminary training program, SOTA. Both Chinese believers and church leaders around the world study using SOTA.

    Over the last five years, TWR Canada's Chinese Ministry has increasingly...
  • This is our Church Now

    May 13, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Media Players, Testimonies
    The impacts of COVID-19 have hit every country around the globe. Months prior, we were able to distribute media players for radio home groups in partnership with TWR India. We recently received this report from them, describing how the pandemic has touched their lives.

    “The COVID-19 pandemic affects our every thought, every decision and...
  • Speaking Hope in Hong Kong

    March 4, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, China

    William, the director of TWR Canada’s Chinese ministry, recently travelled to Hong Kong to meet with various churches and ministry supporters. He had planned to travel in China, but due to the Coronavirus, he was unable to since staff in China can’t even leave their towns and travel freely around China.

    William planned to visit two...

  • Sowing Seeds of the Gospel in Sri Lanka

    February 26, 2020 by the TWR Canada team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Evangelism, Testimonies, Sri Lanka, Unreached People Groups
    Sri Lanka is home to 22 million people and is an island of many cultures, languages and ethnicities. Three ethnic groups—Sinhalese, Tamil and Muslim—make up more than 99 per cent of the country’s population. 72 per cent of Sri Lankans call themselves Buddhist, and less than 1.5 per cent identify as evangelical Christians. The...
  • Reaching the Koya People

    January 29, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Discipleship, Media Players, Testimonies, Unreached People Groups
    Last week, TWR Canada’s Jason Brown began part one of a two-part e-update on our radio home group ministry in India, sharing about how the ministry got started, and the story of a Hindu temple priest who came to faith and has since started 22 small groups that he is now leading. This week, Jason talks about some other experiences he had...
  • A Platform to Share the Good News

    December 11, 2019 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Evangelism, Bible Distribution
    The Bhojpuri programs are being broadcast from three FM stations, which reach almost one million people. Listeners are hearing the life-changing good news of Christ in their heart language!
  • Growth in Bangladesh: Radio Home Groups

    October 30, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia
    For Bangladesh, a country with high illiteracy rates, the media player is crucial for growth in faith for Christians.
  • Faithfully Planting the Seed in Sri Lanka

    June 25, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Sri Lanka
    On Easter Sunday, we woke up to the news of the bombings that had happened in Sri Lanka (you can read more here ). The TWR team in Sri Lanka responded immediately. Working with the TWR Canada sponsored program, God’s Unique Book , they created and produced new content to respond to the spiritual needs of the people at this critical time....
  • A Nation Mourns: The Aftermath of Tragedy on Easter Sunday

    April 23, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Violence, Sri Lanka
    As we woke up here in Canada on Easter Sunday, we were bombarded with the news: “Sri Lanka blasts. At least 140 people dead and more than 560 injured in multiple church and hotel explosions.” (CNN) This number has since risen to more than 320 people dead and hundreds more with injuries. The news stung and continues to linger. It was...
  • Reaching the Nation of Sri Lanka

    October 23, 2018 By the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Sri Lanka

     

    Recently, at the TWR Asia Partners Conference, we had the opportunity to learn more about the work of TWR among our partners from across Asia. We heard how the Chinese government's new religious regulations are affecting the church, how the wars in some countries have caused civil unrest for many years, and the need for...