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    Speaking Hope eUpdate

    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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    • Several years ago, TWR India took the concept of church home groups and adapted that into listener groups called radio home groups. What started in India has expanded across South Asia, where TWR Canada helped launch 3,000 radio home groups in 2021 alone. Since we started partnering in this initiative, we have distributed more than 9,000 radio home kits in more than 50 languages!

    • Equipped for an Effective Ministry

      August 11, 2021 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Discipleship Essentials, Radio Home Groups

      TWR India made an ambitious plan to distribute 4,880 radio home kits to families in unreached people groups over the course of late 2019 and early 2020. Due to COVID-19, completion has been delayed, but to date they have distributed 3,879 kits in 27 different languages. The team plans to complete the distribution of the remaining 1,121 kits by...

    • 'A Great Sense of Peace'

      April 7, 2021 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Radio Home Groups

      "I am a frequent radio home group listener. I listen very eagerly and carefully to the Word of God. For a long time, I used to simply repeat the prayer our radio home group leader prayed. I am encouraged and comforted in my heart after continuous attendance at the radio home group, and I sense the love of our Lord in my heart . Now I feel...

    • Flourishing Faith in Bangladesh

      February 10, 2021 The TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Testimonies, Radio Home Groups

      The ministry of TWR Bangladesh is seeing explosive growth in the number of radio home groups across the country. At the end of 2018, after nearly a year of activity, there were 330 radio home groups. By the end of May 2019, we received a report stating that there were now 806 radio home groups. As of December 2020, there are now 1687 active...

    • Radio Home Groups Come to Sri Lanka

      January 6, 2021 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Testimonies, Sri Lanka, Radio Home Groups

      We are excited to share that radio home groups are expanding! The team in Sri Lanka has adopted the program and has launched 320 groups to date, with a total of 1,400 listeners!

      In preparation for the launch of radio home groups, TWR designed a special radio home group media player with the following features:

      • Extended battery for longer...
    • Knowing God in Greater Depth

      November 18, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Media Players, Testimonies, Radio Home Groups
      Last year, TWR India began distributing tablets to radio home group leaders with Discipleship Essentials content loaded on them. Although the pandemic has prevented the distribution from being fully completed, many have already received the tablets and have greatly benefited from the content, which has helped them get through this difficult...
    • Hungry to Know the Truth

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


    • This is our Church Now

      May 13, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Media Players, Testimonies, Radio Home Groups
      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...
    • 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...
    • Recently, Jason Brown, TWR Canada’s director of ministry initiatives and engagement, had the opportunity to travel to India to see firsthand how TWR Canada’s financial support is helping to reach hearts for Christ and train believers in biblical understanding. In a two-part series, he will be sharing some of what he saw and learned...