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iStock 000039927630 SmallJune 2015

Canada has a fifth of the world’s fresh water, although only 7% is renewable water supply with the rest held in lakes, underground aquifers and glaciers. I love the refreshing and invigorating sensation I get from jumping into one of Canada’s lakes in the summer. Once I brave the first few moments of cold chill, my body adjusts and I am glad that I took the plunge. It makes me feel fully alive. I also enjoy soaking in a hot tub set at just over 100 degrees F. The warmth relaxes my aching muscles and calms me. It makes me feel relaxed. One sensation that I do not enjoy is swimming in lukewarm water. I admit a heated pool does make it easier to break that water and submerge myself, but it does not take too long for me to lose my enthusiasm for a swim. It drains my energy.

Read more: Lukewarm...

iStock May smallMay 2015

The good news is that the evangelical church in Canada is growing. The bad news is that many younger Canadians are rejecting God and the church.

Read more: Church Planting in Canada...

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Imagine having to leave your home at a moment’s notice with only the things you could carry. Then imagine that you were not able to return for several years. You would be forced to live in tent housing with inadequate facilities. There would be no opportunity to earn a living and you would be dependent upon others to supply your basic needs. This is the plight of almost 4 million Syrians. Some have now been refugees for 4 years. It is estimated that half of the population of Syria has been displaced. Translating that to a Canadian context, we would have more than 17 million people displaced by war.

Read more: Syrian Refugees…

March Money smallMarch 2015

It is tax time in Canada and some people have already completed their annual tax returns. Others will wait until the last minute to file their taxes. It is inevitable that the government will seek to collect what is due even if we fail to file our taxes on time.

Read more: Things that are God's...

lab 2 editedFebruary 2015

ABWE’s vision of a mission hospital in the north of Togo will become a reality early next month. Several years of fundraising, planning, recruiting missionary medical personnel, and building have led up to this important opening. Praise the Lord for His provision.

Read more: Hospital of Hope, Togo...

January 2015iStock Medical small

ABWE began in 1927 as a medical ministry with evangelism as the primary goal for the glory of God. Evangelism is still the goal in every ministry of ABWE. At one of our hospitals in Africa, every year they report more than 2000 people trusting Christ as their Saviour. In the next few weeks, a new hospital will be opened in the north of Togo.

Read more: 2015 Short-Term Medical Team Trips...

Philippines-smallDecember 2014

Greetings from the Philippines! I have had the opportunity of visiting the Philippines during the threat of a deadly, destructive typhoon. Typhoon Ruby was projected to be a super typhoon late last week. I was able to see the Filipino people prepare for this potential catastrophe.

Read more: Philippine Report...

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