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  • 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...

  • Trusting in Times of Trial

    May 1, 2020 by Dr. Peggy Banks
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope, Peggy's Update
    “Elisha replied to her, ‘How can I help you? Tell me, what do you have in your house?’”  2 Kings 4:2

    Most of us were not prepared for isolation, loneliness, anxiety and even fear of an uncertain tomorrow. A father or mother who has lost a job, a parent who is sick and suffering in the hospital alone, children out of...
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    A Reason to Hope

    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...

  • God of All Hope and Comfort

    April 24, 2020 by the TWR Women of Hope Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope

    Single-parent homes appear to be increasing around the world, and single mothers lead the vast majority of them. Although the reasons vary, their struggles are similar. Many are raising children on their own. They long for comfort. They may become hopeless.

    This is the story of two women in different parts of the world who found themselves...

  • Our Identity in Christ

    April 17, 2020 by the TWR Canada Women's Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope, Devotional

    “I honestly think that social media puts teens specifically into a position of where they no longer feel good about themselves a lot. I find myself feeling self-conscious a lot of the time because of pictures other people post.” This was shared by a 16-year-old girl in a 2018 survey by Common Sense about teens’ experiences with...

  • Spiritual and Physical Healing

    April 10, 2020 by the TWR Women of Hope Ministry Team
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope, Devotional, Issues Women Face

    “No mother should die while giving birth—stand up for African mothers.” This is the motto of the audio drama series called Healing Voice. In Ethiopia, TWR Women of Hope uses an audio drama series to address the issue of fistula, a childbirth injury that if left untreated can leave a woman ostracized from her community. This...

  • "Come to Me..."

    April 3, 2020 by Dr. Peggy Banks
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope, Peggy's Update

    “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28

    As we dig deeper into the meaning of godly rest, I want to draw our attention to the first three words of the verse above: “Come to me …”

    Matthew, the author of this Gospel, was working as a tax collector when Jesus approached...

  • We Are Not Alone

    March 27, 2020 by the TWR Women of Hope Ministry Team
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    TWR Women of Hope, Devotional, Issues Women Face, Marriage

    God has designed us to be in relationship with others. New relationships regularly come into our lives through marriage, family, childbirth and friendship. Others are taken from us or fail to materialize (through miscarriages, infertility, divorce, widowhood or illness). As we walk through these seasons of life, God is very clear that he is...