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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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  • Live at Kakuma!

    January 20, 2021 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Africa, Evangelism

    After construction delays due to COVID-19, we are happy to report that the Kakuma station is broadcasting! The station extends TWR programs to the people of Kakuma Refugee Camp (mostly refugees from South Sudan, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Somalia, among others). Kakuma is home to 250,000 refugees and asylum seekers from...

  • A Year of Speaking Hope and Bearing Fruit

    December 30, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Discipleship, Evangelism, Testimonies
    As 2020 comes to a close, we wanted to share some amazing testimonies from our ministries around the world! Amid a global pandemic, the hope of Christ continues to bear fruit wherever it is planted.

    In Sri Lanka, we sponsor the radio program God’s Unique Book. People from many different faiths listen to the program and share their...
  • Giving Hope to Quebec

    December 1, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Canadian Ministry, Evangelism, Unreached People Groups

    Today is the day - December 1st!
    Give the gift of hope to the province of Quebec!


    Happy #GivingTuesday! Thanks to your generous support, TWR Canada has funded the ministry in Quebec for nearly 20 years. 

    Right now, big things are happening in Quebec! The CRTC has approved a  Christian radio station to be set up in the city of...
  • Early Risers Catch the Word

    October 21, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Evangelism, South America, Testimonies, Unreached People Groups
    Steve Shantz is a long-time missionary of TWR Canada and currently serves as TWR’s Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean. He recently shared the following with us about the impact of satellite radio in Bolivia.

    TWR Canada sponsored the first-year licensing costs to lease time on the satellite. Prior to that, RTM Bolivia...
  • Expanding the Ministry in Burundi

    September 16, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Africa, Evangelism, Testimonies
    For over 30 years, TWR Burundi has shared a building and office space with a partner organization called Scripture Union. In 2019, God began paving the way for TWR Burundi to have its own property that will significantly enhance the ministry's ability to grow.

    By God’s grace, both TWR and Scripture Union have outgrown their shared office...
  • A Wellspring in West Africa

    September 9, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Africa, Evangelism
    Earlier this year, we shared with you about the Oasis Project in West Africa. The aim of this exciting project is to reach into Nigeria with the hope and good news of Christ through radio broadcasting.

    Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous in the world, is home to 182 million people speaking 21 major...
  • Hungry to Know the Truth

    August 19, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Evangelism, Testimonies, Unreached People Groups

    From summer 2019 to March of 2020, TWR India has been distributing media players and study kits to a multitude of unreached people groups in India. We are grateful to Canadian supporters who made this possible and for God’s providence in the timing. We want to share with you a few stories from each region where kits were distributed!

    In...

  • God Cannot be Confined in a Building

    July 29, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Discipleship, Evangelism, Discipleship Essentials
    Christianity is the dominant religion in the Philippines, with many of its citizens excited about the hope of Jesus. However, there remains a deep need for discipleship training. Discipleship Essentials , TWR Canada’s multi-media, multi-lingual library and discipleship training tool, is filling that need. The tool is free to use and...
  • Gospel Enthusiasm

    July 22, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Evangelism, Bible Distribution, Media Players, Unreached People Groups
    Nepal is a diverse nation of over 125 ethnic groups, with many different languages spoken and religions practiced. The Bhojpuri-speaking community is one of these ethnic groups that comprises over 1.8 million of Nepal’s population. This is the third-largest population group in Nepal. Despite their large size, less than one per cent are...
  • Fertile Ground in the Middle East

    July 15, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Discipleship, Middle East, Evangelism
    Countries that seem the most hostile to the message of Christ can turn out to be fertile ground for the gospel to take hold. That is a truth that the TWR's Arabic ministry team has shared with us through this testimony:

    “Hakim* had been listening to our broadcasts and came to know the Lord as a result. We have had hundreds of calls,...