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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    • God's Unique Book

      February 2, 2022 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Sri Lanka

      "I am a Buddhist and I have been listening to this program for a few days. Your teachings provide immense clarity about Christianity. We have heard about Christianity, but we did not understand it. This is why we criticized it. But now, I have realized the true meaning of Christianity by listening."

      In 2014, TWR Canada began sponsoring a program...

    • Sri Lanka's Radio Home Group Program is Answering Prayers

      October 13, 2021 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Testimonies, Sri Lanka

      Since their introduction over the past year, radio home groups have been flourishing in Sri Lanka and beyond! The team has recently launched an online program, where participants are accessing radio home group materials in countries like Italy, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Canada, as well as across the Middle East! To...

    • 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...
    • A Year of Speaking Hope and Bearing Fruit

      December 30, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Discipleship, Evangelism, Testimonies, Sri Lanka
      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...
    • Hearing the Word from Home

      August 12, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Testimonies, Sri Lanka
      The radio program  God’s Unique Book  is having an incredible impact on the people of Sri Lanka! From reaching children and youth, engaging with Catholics and Buddhists and encouraging fellow Christians, this program engages a wide range of Sri Lankans who are curious to learn more about God and grow in their faith. Amid this...
    • Sowing Seeds of the Gospel in Sri Lanka

      February 26, 2020 by the TWR Canada team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Evangelism, Testimonies, Sri Lanka, Unreached People Groups
      Sri Lanka is home to 22 million people and is an island of many cultures, languages and ethnicities. Three ethnic groups—Sinhalese, Tamil and Muslim—make up more than 99 per cent of the country’s population. 72 per cent of Sri Lankans call themselves Buddhist, and less than 1.5 per cent identify as evangelical Christians. The...
    • Faithfully Planting the Seed in Sri Lanka

      June 25, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Sri Lanka
      On Easter Sunday, we woke up to the news of the bombings that had happened in Sri Lanka (you can read more here ). The TWR team in Sri Lanka responded immediately. Working with the TWR Canada sponsored program, God’s Unique Book , they created and produced new content to respond to the spiritual needs of the people at this critical time....
    • A Nation Mourns: The Aftermath of Tragedy on Easter Sunday

      April 23, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Violence, Sri Lanka
      As we woke up here in Canada on Easter Sunday, we were bombarded with the news: “Sri Lanka blasts. At least 140 people dead and more than 560 injured in multiple church and hotel explosions.” (CNN) This number has since risen to more than 320 people dead and hundreds more with injuries. The news stung and continues to linger. It was...
    • Working Within Culture to Grow God's Family

      January 15, 2019 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Sri Lanka
      Suppose you live next door to an elderly woman who doesn’t leave her house much. One day you talk to her about God, and she tells you she wants to know more. How do you respond? You might give her a large-print Bible or visit with her at her house; you probably wouldn’t invite her to your Bible study at a church across town, nor...
    • Reaching the Nation of Sri Lanka

      October 23, 2018 By the TWR Canada Team
      Filed Under:
      Asia, Sri Lanka


      Recently, at the TWR Asia Partners Conference, we had the opportunity to learn more about the work of TWR among our partners from across Asia. We heard how the Chinese government's new religious regulations are affecting the church, how the wars in some countries have caused civil unrest for many years, and the need for...