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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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  • International Women's Day 2021

    March 3, 2021 By The TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    TWR Women of Hope, Testimonies

    March 8, 2021 is International Women’s Day! It is a day to celebrate women and their contributions to the world as well as acknowledge the challenges they still face because of their gender. This year’s theme is Choose to Challenge. The International Women’s Day website encourages us to choose to challenge and call out...

  • 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...

  • Christ Changes Lives

    January 27, 2021 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Evangelism, Europe, Testimonies, North Macedonia
    The Voice of Truth is a weekly, one-hour program that ministers to the overlooked and stigmatized Roma people of Prilep; 98 per cent are from a Muslim background. It is written and produced by Pastor Edijan and his team and is broadcast on a local FM station in Prilep. In 2020, the programs were a great blessing to the people at a time when...
  • 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...
  • Knowing God in Greater Depth

    November 18, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Asia, Media Players, Testimonies
    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...
  • 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...
  • TWR Canada believes in the power of stories. Stories grip our imaginations and transform our hearts. We also believe in the importance of teaching and discipling children in the faith. That’s why we’ve partnered with A Visit with Mrs. G Ministries  to translate, produce and distribute Bible stories for children in Arabic,...
  • Expanding the Ministry in Burundi

    September 16, 2020 by the TWR Canada Team
    Filed Under:
    Africa, Evangelism, Testimonies, Burundi
    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...
  • 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...