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News and Highlights

  • MAK Summer 2017 Issue Now Available Monday, June 26, 2017

    The MAK Summer 2017 issueis NOW AVAILABLE for FREE download!   Special features includes: The Seilingsin the ​​the PhilippinesThe Kenyamanyaras in ​​TanzaniaThe ​W. Family in ​Eurasia                              &n...

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  • Pray, Give, Go - CELEBRATING MISSIONS IN RURAL COMMUNITY Friday, June 23, 2017

     This past Mother's Day weekend, I had the privilege to participate in Glad Tidings' first missions convention in Perth, Ontario as a representative of PAOC International Missions and as manager of the Missions and Kids (MAK) program. This two-day missions celebration comprised of a Saturday evening gathering involving guest speakers from local and international ministries (with PAO...

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  • Global Worker Spotlight: The Kenyamanyaras in Tanzania Wednesday, May 24, 2017

     We are the Kenyamanyara family – Julius, Jade, Ezra and Gabriel - and we live in Tanzania. We have lived in a city called Mwanza for almost three years now. Ezra (6) is in Kindergarten at the local International school. He loves school and is doing very well. He is learning how to read and write and also participates in extra-curricular activities like Swim Club. He’s l...

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  • Life in Cambodia by the Rowley family Friday, April 21, 2017

    Sue-seh-day!!  We are the Rowley family and my name is Emilyn Rowley.  I live with my Dad (Ian), Mom (Tiffanie) and sister (Sophia).  I’m 6 years old and Sophia is 4 years old.  5 years ago our family moved from beautiful Newfoundland and Alberta (we lived in both places) and travelled 42 long hours in an airplane to the opposite side of the world and made a new...

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  • ChildCARE Plus in Zimbabwe Thursday, April 20, 2017

     My name is Esheka Takaendesa. I am 20 years old turning 21 on the 19th of December 2017. I first came under the care of VOH Zimbabwe on the 9th of July 2008. I was doing grade 6. I am the firstborn in a family of ​three girls and we all live at the Village of Hope. Before coming under the care of VOH, I used to live with both my parents and siblings. My mother, however passed away ...

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  • God is Good by the Paluch-Chiriseri family Thursday, April 13, 2017

    Have you ever heard the saying ‘God is good’?  Have you ever really thought about what it means?  There are lots of ways to describe God’s goodness.  He is kind, loving, helpful, caring and He provides for us.  All of these things are true… God is also good when He directs our lives when He shows us what He wants us to do.  And then He do...

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  • Introverts and Global Work by the Wylie Family Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    An introvert: a person who is energized by spending time alone, draws strength from quieter or more isolated environments or one-on-one social interactions, a person who is drained by loud or highly stimulating environments. Does introversion fly in the face of traditional missionary work (global work)? As a family, we chose to sell all our belongings, set aside our language and our cult...

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  • ChildCARE Plus in Brazil Sunday, April 9, 2017

     Meet Andreia, Ademar, and Ademiro, three siblings who were brought to the Home of the Good Shepherd, a vocational and residential school, after being abandoned and neglected by their mother and abused by their father. The three children were removed by Child and Family Services after they experienced horrific abuse at the hands of their family.  At age 15, prior to coming to ...

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  • ChildCARE Plus in Ghana Friday, April 7, 2017

      My name is Joseph Osei and I am so glad to write this letter. The reason being because I want to use this opportunity to express my thanksgiving to you for your support since I was a child until now.I came to KJCH (King Jesus Charity Home) at the age of 8 years and started primary school at the same place. Unfortunately, I do not know about my parents but all I do remember wa...

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  • ChildCARE Plus in Ukraine Wednesday, April 5, 2017

      Nataliya was abandoned by her parents at birth and grew up in the Orphanage for Children with Disabilities in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. The people who lived around the orphanage called it, “The place that God forgot”. However, God led a few Canadians to that very orphanage in order to show the people of Ukraine that He never forgets anyone.Nataliya, unable to use h...

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