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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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    • Messages of Faith and Hope Online

      April 14, 2021 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Cuba, Evangelism, South America

      Since 2009, TWR Canada has produced radio programs in Cuba for Cubans, to speak encouragement into their hearts despite difficult circumstances. 

      In December, the team was working hard to edit and record 12 new programs of Our Home, all focused on the theme of worship. They also recorded 20 new programs of Messages of Faith and Hope , our...

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Faithfulness in Adversity

      March 12, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      South America
      For months, RTM Venezuela’s (TWR’s) director, Gabriel Fernandez, lugged two cans of gasoline up nine flights of stairs in the darkness every other day. You may have heard this story originally featured here . In March 2018, a power transformer failed, and there was no more electricity or running water in RTM Venezuela’s offices...
    • Feb21Wed

      Today's Ministry and Tomorrow's Leadership

      February 21, 2018 The TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Leadership, South America, Education
      One of the key roles of a leader is to plan for the day when they move on and are no longer in their position. In fact, it has been suggested that a leader who does not have a successor at the end of their career has failed. I kept this in mind when I was given the assignment of leading TWR’s Latin America and Caribbean ministry, and I immediately began to look at the staff working in this region to see if there was anyone who could one day move into a leadership position.
    • Watching God Work: New Ministry Projects

      January 10, 2018 by the TWR Canada team
      Filed Under:
      Africa, Central Asia, South America
      There are so many people around the world who are hungry for the gospel. In some areas, there are people who haven’t ever heard of Jesus Christ.
    • TWR Canada has now partnered with the Toronto-based Bible Stories Alive, the publishing division of A Visit With Mrs G Ministries, to translate the children's Bible stories into Mandarin, Arabic, Farsi, Swahili, and Spanish.
    • Steve Shantz has worked with TWR since 1982 and now serves as the international vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean overseeing the Hispanic Ministries team and the team on Bonaire. Barbara works as global development liason.SaveSaveSave
    • TWR uses its media expertise and contacts to provide what has been called “psychological first aid” to survivors.Save