EPISODE 42 - WORLD REFUGEE REALITIES WITH JAMES GRUNAUJune 21There are over 70 million refugees and internally displaced people in the world today.
James Grunau leads Journey Home Community, serving refugee claimants in Greater Vancouver. Listen in as he provides information and insight into global scope and individual realities that refugees face. How should you respond? James offers some suggestions.
EPISODE 41 - TRAVIS & EUGENE ON DISCIPLESHIP INTERNATIONALMay 6A conversation about how God uses intentional discipleship relationships to shape people.
Travis Whims and Eugene MacDonald both serve with Discipleship International. DI serves individuals and churches in Canada, as well as several other parts of the world, helping with intentional discipleship training and evangelism. Listen in as they give a glimpse of how God has been working through this ministry.
EPISODE 40 - SIANG CHIANG ON GREAT COMMISSION MEDIA MINISTRIESApril 22On being a mobilizer, navigating change, and a new ministry assignment.
Siang recently discerned and made a change to a different ministry assignment and is now serving with Great Commission Media Ministries. Listen in as she explains this vibrant ministry, reflects on her calling as a "mission mobilizer", and shares insights into navigating change.
EPISODE 39 - KAREN SANCHEZ ON THE ABUNDANT LIFE HOME ORPHANAGEMarch 11Church planting, ministry to orphans, and other God-sized things in Thailand.
Karen serves with Multiply in Thailand. Listen in as she talks about some church planting experiences, tells us parts of the story of the Abundant Life Home, and also shares why her team loves to host short-term mission teams.
EPISODE 38 - INTERVIEW WITH M & E ON MINISTRY AMONG MUSLIMS IN EUROPEFebruary 26 Listen in as M & E share glimpses of their ministry among Muslims in Europe.
M & E serve in a city in Europe that has a significant Muslim population. In this episode they share stories and reflections about this important work.
EPISODE 37 - BEN SEEBARAN ON MINISTRY IN TRINIDAD AS A RETIREEFebruary 12 Ben shares about the preaching ministry God has invited him into in Trinidad, as a retiree.
Listen in as Ben Seebaran shares glimpses of his experience of following Jesus for many decades, shares hints for those of us who are younger, and highlights the preaching ministry in Trinidad (the land of his birth) into which the Lord has invited him.
EPISODE 36 - CYNTHIA FRIESEN ON MINISTRY IN THAILANDJanuary 29 Freedom Trades, discipling girls in and after prison, and how to navigate change in ministry.
Cynthia serves with Multiply in Thailand. Over the past several years, God has opened doors for her team to have a significant impact in the lives of girls who are incarcerated. She has helped start a discipleship-training program that is also a business platform for girls recently released from prison. And, the Lord has given her a Thai son named Maceo. Listen in to hear these wonderful stories.
EPISODE 35 - DAVE SP ON 20 YEARS IN THAILAND AND MYANMARNovember 27, 2019 Hear two decades of wisdom & experience packed into under an hour!
Listen in for helpful glimpses of how to be a great team player, using business skills in mission, and discerning and following the Lord's leading when He calls us to something specific, as Dave shares parts of his journey as a long-term worker with Multiply.
EPISODE 33 - MYANMAR: COFFEE AND CHURCH PLANTS - AN INTERVIEW WITH NEW WORKERS S&JOctober 30, 2019Meet new workers S&J, heading to Myanmar as long-term workers.
S&J are new long-term workers Willingdon is supporting. Get a glimpse of how they discerned their calling as a newly married couple, the training they are receiving through Multiply, and a glimpse of God at work in Myanmar.
EPISODE 31 - JAIMEE CARAMAY ON MINISTRY IN PARIS AND BEYONDSeptember 28, 2019We catch up with Jaimee to hear about her ministry in Paris and beyond.
Jaimee serves with YWAM in Paris, France. Listen in as she gives us a glimpse of the Lord at work in Paris, and also in a more volatile region of the world where God has opened doors for her to serve.
EPISODE 30 - Karen Sanchez on being a missionary in Thailand for 20 yearsSeptember 14, 2019Get to know one of our new missionaries, Karen Sanchez, serving in Thailand with Multiply.
Karen & her husband Ricky have served as missionaries with Multiply (formerly MB Mission) in Thialand for many years. Listen in as she talks about Thailand, how she discerned her call to ministry, the challenges and joys of raising kids while serving internationally, and some amazing stories of God showing up in miraculous ways to transform lives.
EPISODE 29: COMPASSION CANADA - INTERVIEW WITH BARRY SLAUENWHITEMay 20, 2019Compassion Canada's President shares about Compassion's ministry.
Compassion Canada's President Barry Slauenwhite gives a glimpse of Compassion's ministry and highlights important principles from his new book, Strategic Compassion.
EPISODE 28 - INTERVIEW WITH STEPHEN & LIANA ENG, SERVING ABOARD THE LOGOS HOPE SHIPMay 6, 2019Stories & insights from 10 years of ministry with OM's ship, Logos Hope.
Stephen & Liana have invested their retirement years by serving frequently aboard OM's ship, the Logos Hope. Listen in as they share stories, insights and encouragement they have gleaned as a result of serving in over 40 countries with this ministry.
EPISODE 27 - GLIMPSES OF GOD WORKING IN UKRAINEMarch 17, 2019Ukraine - stories of God's work in the past and present
In this episode, Johann Matthies gives us an overview of the beginnings of the MB Church family in Ukraine in the 1800s, and then gives a current glimpse of some of what God is doing in Ukraine today (recorded late 2018).
EPISODE 26 - MINISTRY IN EUROPE, WITH JOHANN MATTHIESFebruary 25, 2019Willingdon missionary Johann Matthies gives a glimpse of some of what God is doing in Europe.
Johann Matthies provides leadership to the ministry efforts of Multiply (formerly MB Mission) throughout Europe and Central Asia. Listen in as he gives a glimpse of ministry and the "spiritual landscape" of that region.
EPISODE 25 - SHORT TERM MISSION OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP!February 14, 2019BONUS EPISODE! Get a glimpse of the short-term mission teams we are currently recruiting for.
Considering serving on a short-term mission team this year? Here's a glimpse of the teams we are currently recruiting for. We are excited about all of the opportunities the Lord is giving us to participate in His mission.
EPISODE 24: INSPIRATION FROM AN ACCOUNTANT - INTERVIEW WITH MULTIPLY CFO SELWYN UITTENBOSCHFebruary 4, 2019Explore discerning God's direction, living with faith, and stewarding God's resources.
Selwyn is the Chief Financial Officer of Multiply (formerly MB Mission and C2C Network). Listen in as he shares stories of how God has led his family through seasons and situations where they have needed to trust the Lord for direction and provision.
EPISODE 23: JIM CUNNINGHAM ON WRITING AS MINISTRYJanuary 21, 2019Jim is a writer. Listen in to learn more about using writing as a significant ministry tool.
40 years ago, Jim wrote a text called Men Alive. It sat on his shelf unused for decades. Listen to the story of how God has brought this project to life in a way Jim would have never imagined possible.
EPISODE 22 - ENGAGING IN SHORT TERM MISSION WITH A FAMILYDecember 3, 2018The Williams Family talks about their experience of doing short-term mission together.
Have you ever thought of engaging in a short-term mission assignment with your family? Listen to this fun interview with a whole family to get a glimpse of how it can work, and some of the joys and challenges that they have experienced by taking this step of faith.
EPISODE 21 - OM SHIP CREW INTERVIEWNovember 19, 2018Learn about OM's Logos Hope ship ministry from current crew members.
The OM Ship - Logos Hope - brings Knowledge, Help and Hope to people living in port cities around the world. Get a glimpse of this ministry from the perspective of current crew members Annalie (Germany) and Martin (Netherlands).
EPISODE 20 - ENGAGING YOUTH IN GLOBAL MISSIONNovember 5, 2018A student and a pastor explore the benefits of high school students engaging in mission assignments.
Parents, are you wondering whether to encourage your child to participate in a mission assignment? Students, have you been thinking about taking a step of faith in mission? In this interview, Pastor Jesse Criss and student Sophia reflect on thier experiences in Cuba over the past couple of summers with high school teams from Willingdon Church.
EPISODE 19 - USING BUSINESS SKILLS IN GLOBAL MISSION - INTERVIEW WITH GEORGE FOLZOctober 22, 2018Explore how business skills can be used in global mission.
In this interview, George Folz shares about how God has opened doors for him to use his business skills in a global mission context. He also shares about PEAK, a guided process for people nearing retirement that helps bring clarity to how to invest the next season of life.
EPISODE 17 - INTERVIEW WITH JORGE SALAZAR, MEXICOSeptember 22, 2018Church planting, training pastors around the world, and using media & the arts in ministry.
Jorge & Aimee Salazar are the pastoral couple in a growing church in La Paz, Mexico. The Lord has also opened doors for media minsitry, using painting as ministry, and training pastors around the world through WorldServe. Listen in as Jorge shares some of the exciting things the Lord has been doing.
EPISODE 16 - INTERVIEW WITH SANDY EWAN, SOUTH SUDANMay 3, 2018Sandy serves with SIM in South Sudan, the youngest nation in the world.
Sandy Ewan is one of Willingdon's long-term missionaries. She serves with SIM in South Sudan. Listen in as she shares some of her life journey and some stories of God working powerfully, including a story of a witch doctor deciding to follow Jesus.
EPISODE 15: STORY TIME WITH RANDY FRIESENApril 19, 2018Randy Friesen (MB Mission General Director) tells us a few stories of God working in amazing ways.
Randy Friesen, General Director of MB Mission, has opportunity to travel to many parts of the world where not everyone gets to go. Listen in as Randy tells a few stories of God working mightily around the world.
EPISODE 14 - INTERVIEW WITH SAM DICK, MB MISSIONApril 5, 2018Sam Dick serves with MB Mission. Listen in as he shares his journey and introduces the TREK program.
Sam Dick is a long-time friend and ministry colleague of Pastor John Best. He serves with MB Mission. Listen in as he shares some key moments in his journey of mission, and introduces the MB Mission TREK program.
EPISODE 13 - INTERVIEW WITH HEATHER BALZER & MARIA NOORTMarch 22, 2018Listen in as Heather & Maria share about Child Of Mine, and organization that serves children in India.
Heather & Maria are friends who both have growing experience in global mission, most recently through being on several Willingdon short-term mission teams. In this episode, they share about an organization they are passionate about - Child Of Mine. Child Of Mine is serving the next generation on leaders in north India.
EPISODE 12 - Short-term Mission Opportunities Coming Up!March 15, 2018BONUS EPISODE! Get a glimpse of a bunch of Willingdon short-term teams we are planning for 2018.
Have you ever considered participating on a Willingdon short-term mission team? Maybe this is the year! In this Bonus Episode, John Best and Blair Staples talk about each of the Willingdon short-term teams that are coming up in 2018.
EPISODE 11: INTERVIEW WITH JERRY HRANKAMarch 8, 2018The Lord is transforming lives in Brazil's Amazon Basin. Listen in as Jerry Hranka gives us a glimpse.
Jerry Hranka serves with Project Amazon, a ministry committed to seeing the 35,000 villages in the region reached with the gospel and love of Jesus. In this episode, Jerry shares some of his life story, and gives an exiciting glimpse of what God is doing through the mission he serves with.
EPISODE 10: INTERVIEW WITH RANDY FRIESEN - MB MISSIONFebruary 22, 2018Randy Friesen leads MB Mission, one of Willingdon's great partners in global mission.
Randy Friesen is an eager disciple of Jesus who the Lord has used to encourage and send many missionaries around the world, through his work with MB Mission. Listen in as he gives a glimpse of his life journey, some of his spiritual disciplines, and some stories of God working in amazing ways around the world.
EPISODE 9: MINISTRY AMONG MUSLIMS - AN INTERVIEW WITH M & EFebruary 8, 2018M & E are serving among Muslims in Europe. Here are some of their stories and insights.
M & E are serving among Muslims in Europe. Listen in as they share some stories and offer some insights for anyone who is interested in engaging in reaching out to Muslim people.
EPISODE 8: SHORT-TERM MISSION CHANGES LIVES - AN INTERVIEW WITH ELLY LOEWENJanuary 25, 2018Short-term mission changes lives. Hear stories from Willingdon member, Elly Loewen.
Over the past several years, Elly Loewen has been on several Willingdon short-term mission teams. Listen as she and Pastor John Best converse about some of the ways God has used these teams, and has transformed Elly at the same time.
EPISODE 7: USING RETIREMENT YEARS FOR MISSION - JOHN DYCKJanuary 11, 2018God called John Dyck to serve as a missionary after retiring.
Have you ever wondered how to continue to live purposefully after retirement? Listen to this interview to hear the story of how the Lord invited John Dyck to step into a strategic missions role after retiring from a career in teaching.
EPISODE 6: INTERVIEW WITH SEELAN GOVENDER - OM SHIPSDecember 21, 2017Learn more about the OM's Ship Ministry, with Ships Ministry CEO Seelan Govender.
OM's Ships Ministry has been impacting people around the globe for the past 40 years. Listen in to learn more about this fascinating and effective ministry.
EPISODE 5: INTERVIEW WITH JAIMEE CARAMAY - YWAM FRANCEDecember 7, 2017Jaimee Caramay serves with YWAM in France. Hear some of the great ways God is using her.
Jaimee Caramay is on staff with YWAM in France. She is involved in refugee ministry, using the arts for evangelism, and discipling young adults. Listen in on some of her story.
EPISODE 4: INTERVIEW WITH JIM CUNNINGHAM - GO TEACH GLOBAL SOCIETYNovember 23, 2017God has taken Jim all over the world in the past decades. Here are some of his stories.
Jim has spent his adult life training Christian leaders around the world how to train & disciple adults effectively. Listen in on the unique ways God has used him.
EPISODE 3: COMPASSION CANADA - INTERVIEW WITH JEREMY VISNovember 9, 2017Compassion is changing the lives of millions of children around the world. Listen to learn more.
The ministry of Compassion is changing the lives of millions of children around the world. Listen to learn more about Compassion, Willingdon's engagement with Compassion, and consider how you might engage.
EPISODE 2 : INTERVIEW WITH JOHN DYCK - MINISTRY IN CUBAOctober 26, 2017God is at work in Cuba. Get a glimpse from John Dyck.
God is at work in Cuba. Get a glimpse as John Dyck shares with us some of his ministry. Learn more about a nation with unique joys and challenges, and consider how God might call you to engage.
Episode 1: Interview with James Grunau – Journey Home CommunityOctober 13, 2017Journey Home Community serves refugees in Greater Vancouver. Learn more by listening.
Journey Home Community is an organization that serves Refugee Claimants in Greater Vancouver. Learn more about what they do, how this organization started, and how you can engage by listening to this interview with Journey Home's director, James Grunau.