Blog - Trans World Radio Canada

Blog

TWR Canada Women of Hope Blog

Subscribe to TWR Canada’s weekly Women of Hope email to receive daily prayer requests, updates and stories of impact from the TWR Women of Hope global ministry.

Read stories from listeners of TWR Women of Hope
View RSS Feed

Archives

  • Prayers of Thanksgiving

    June 26, 2020 by Dr. Peggy Banks
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope, Peggy's Update

    Dear friends,

    Do you have peace in your life knowing that God is in control?

    The dictionary definition of peace is “a freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquillity.” Is it possible to find quiet and tranquillity in chaotic or challenging times?

    To find our peace during challenging times, it is so important to remind ourselves that...

  • July 2020 Women of Hope Prayer Calendar

    June 26, 2020 by the TWR Canada Women's Ministry Team

    July 2020

    Click here for a printer-friendly version.

    A Place to Worship

    Chivy * was caring for cows in the fields of Cambodia when our TWR Women of Hope team first met her.

    With excitement in her voice, she shared, “Through the Women of Hope program, God gave me a vision of having a place of worship right here in my village, where the good...

  • Loving Our New Neighbours

    June 19, 2020 by the TWR Canada Women's Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope

    Don’t close your eyes, but as you read, imagine you have moved far away from everyone and everything you know. Imagine that in this new place there are new customs and social expectations. Imagine that you can’t understand what people are saying and that they can’t understand you. Imagine the loneliness and the struggle to...

  • Be Yoked to Jesus

    June 12, 2020 by Dr. Peggy Banks
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope

    “Take my yoke …” (Matt. 11:29)

     “What then are we afraid of? Can we have too much of God? Is it a misfortune to be freed from the heavy yoke of the world, and to bear the light burden of Jesus Christ?” ―  François Fénelon

    Can we have too much of God? What a question to ponder in our hearts...

  • Praying for Refugees

    June 5, 2020 by the TWR Women of Hope Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope

    Every minute, 25 people leave everything to escape war, persecution or terror. There are currently 70.8 million forcibly displaced persons globally. We pray for these refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons.

    The situation may seem hopeless. Even trying to supply basic needs can be overwhelming. Our unstable world needs a Savior...

  • Take My Yoke!

    May 29, 2020 by Dr. Peggy Banks
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope, Peggy's Update

    “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls” (Matt. 11:29).

    Living out the gospel does not mean that we won’t have burdens and difficulties during our time on earth. Yet Jesus invites us to allow him to carry the burdens for us. How? Jesus says, ...

  • June 2020 Women of Hope Prayer Calendar

    May 29, 2020 by the TWR Women of Hope Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope Prayer Calendar

    June 2020

    Click here for a printer-friendly version.

    Praying for Refugees

    Every minute, 25 people somewhere in the world leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror. There are currently 70.8 million forcibly displaced persons globally. We pray for these refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons as well as those...

  • Three Important Aspects of Prayer

    May 22, 2020 by the TWR Women of Hope Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    Prayer, TWR Women of Hope

    Prayer is one of my greatest passions in life! I remember I was drawn to TWR Women of Hope ministry because prayer has always been such a vital part of it. When it comes to prayer, there are many things that I love, and one of them was best expressed by Oswald Chambers, author of the devotional classic My Utmost for His Highest : “Prayer...

  • Confidence in Prayer

    May 15, 2020 by the TWR Canada Women's Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    Prayer, TWR Women of Hope

    As Christians, we have the privilege of speaking with our Creator through prayer. See what the author of Hebrews reminds us in Hebrews 4:14-16: “Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to...

  • A Reason to Hope

    May 8, 2020 by the TWR Women of Hope Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope, Issues Women Face, Testimonies

    A 15-year-old girl named Miray* fled to Turkey to escape the violence of the ongoing civil war in her homeland of Syria. While there, a much older Turkish man took Miray as his wife and brought her to Istanbul. To her dismay, she discovered he already had a wife and three children.

    “They used to treat me like a housemaid, and his wife...