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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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    • Jonathan Griffiths, his wife Bel and their son Luca, live in Austria, where Jonathan is a missionary with TWR. When the TWR office in Austria moved to Cyprus in 2018, Jonathan and his family chose to stay in Austria. Jonathan has continued to work with TWR, consulting for TWR Women of Hope.

      We recently met with Jonathan and asked him to give an...

    • Missionary Spotlight: The Penners

      August 4, 2021 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Missionaries, South America

      Greetings from the Penner family in Bolivia! They have been serving with RTM (TWR in Spanish) Bolivia since 2015. The main office for RTM Bolivia is in the capital of Santa Cruz. An hour outside of that city, the Penners live near the property where the main transmitter for Low...

    • Missionary Spotlight: Julia Schindeler

      July 7, 2021 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Missionaries

      This week, we are introducing a new TWR Canada missionary, Julia Schindeler ! Learn more about her and her work with us in this e-update.

      Tell us about where you have lived and your educational background.

      I was born in Toronto but moved to a recreational farm in Lanark County (just south of Ottawa) when I was ten. When my father took a job...

    • Missionary Spotlight: The Collets

      May 19, 2021 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Missionaries, Europe

      This week, we hear from Vincent and Trina Collet, who serve as missionaries in France. Trina reflects on how COVID-19 has impacted their lives and work over the past few months.

      Since our last update, things have been relatively quiet. Since January, we have been under a curfew, but school has continued and church services have been maintained....

    • Be an Encouragement to our Missionaries this Christmas

      December 9, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Africa, Missionaries, South America, Europe
      2020 has been a challenging year for our overseas missionaries. Many organizations pulled their missionaries back to Canada when the pandemic began as it has not been possible to do the work they do when they can't meet together. Our missionaries chose to stay in the field to ensure that the crucial work continues, though they have faced...
    • Missionary Spotlight: The Clarkes

      October 28, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Africa, Missionaries

      “When the COVID-19 lockdown began in March, we only imagined it lasting three to six weeks,” said Greg Clarke. The Clarkes serve in Eswatini where Greg works as the office manager and Ingrid is the finance manager at the station site. “Once lockdown began, we were only allowed to be out for essential services. I found...

    • Peace in Surrender

      August 5, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Missionaries, Europe
      This week, we hear from the Collet family, who serve as missionaries in France. Trina reflects on how COVID-19 has impacted their lives in the past few months.

      Sometime around late 2019 a tiny, microscopic thing,   a  virus called COVID-19 came into existence. No one could have imagined how this tiny thing would affect the...
    • A Much Needed Message

      June 24, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Missionaries, South America
      This week, we have the privilege of hearing from the Penner family, who have been serving with RTM (TWR in Spanish) Bolivia since 2015. The main office for RTM Bolivia is in the capital of Santa Cruz. An hour outside of that city, the Penners live near the property where the main...
    • The Safest Place is in God's Will

      April 22, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Africa, Evangelism, Missionaries
      Today, we have the opportunity to hear from Zachary, TWR Canada’s newest missionary intern who is currently serving in Eswatini. Zachary is from Winnipeg, Manitoba and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at the University of Winnipeg. He has a love for patterns and has been fascinated by math since he was young.
       
      Why did...
    • Missionary Spotlight: Jonathan Griffiths

      February 5, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Missionaries, Europe

      Jonathan Griffiths, his wife Bel and their son Luca live in Austria, where Jonathan is a missionary with TWR. When the TWR office in Austria moved to Cyprus in 2018, Jonathan and his family chose to stay in Austria and Jonathan has continued to work with TWR. We recently interviewed him about his history with TWR and what he and his family are...