My People Have No Homeland

2017-08-23T15:56:25+00:00Tags: , , , |

Pastor Shadrack Mutabazi meets me over dinner. Our friendship began in 2012 when I first attended a service of Shalom Christian Fellowship – a church he started in Winnipeg. Over the past four years I have been riveted by pieces of Shadrack’s story. Tonight Shadrack has agreed to give me the larger narrative for

Stateless – Nowhere to Belong

2017-08-23T15:56:25+00:00Tags: , , , |

Citizenship is often taken for granted as something every person receives at birth. However, millions of stateless individuals around the world possess no form of citizenship. For different reasons they were never granted official membership to any nation-state. This is a serious problem because we live in a global system of nation-states and citizenship

Hunger Bites – Bolivia

2018-03-08T13:33:36+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Hola! That is “hello” in Spanish, one of the languages we speak here in Bolivia. My name is Hector. Welcome to my community of Charapaxi! I’d like to tell you about my biggest hero. It’s my dad. His name is Victor. My dad got training from church development workers to help become the best

New CETI Coordinator and Casa Adobe

2017-08-28T18:14:52+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

We start this year with gratitude for your continued support and prayers for our ministry of leadership formation in Latin America. As we wrote in our last update, we were extremely blessed by a smooth transition of passing our ministry over to the local leaders, pastors and Baptist Seminary in Bolivia. The

A Stranger Kind of Love

2018-04-25T16:30:03+00:00Tags: , , , |

Responding to the global refugee crisis We are living in an unprecedented period of global displacement - the highest level on record, according to the UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency) - with over 65 million people around the world who have been forced from home. That’s a number almost double Canada’s entire population! Canada has