Serving in Canada/Africa Carla Nelson, PhD, is Senior Associate - Africa Liaison & Educational Specialist. Based in Canada, Carla works with CBM’s International Partnerships team and Field Staff serving in Africa. She has extensive experience as a teacher, administrator and mentor in education. Since 2007, she has served as Tyndale University College’s Director of Bachelor Education
Serving in East Asia Ella, serving in restricted area in Asia Ella is a first generation Christian in a Chinese Buddhist family. She came to Christ in university and was called to reach her people in the last year of her undergraduate study. She then worked in a Christian organisation. After a few
In August 2018, we held the fourth summer of Kamp Tumaini in Kenya. Volunteers from across Canada, from New Brunswick to British Colombia, joined us in leading three camps with our Kenyan partners. Along with days of music, fun, and laughter, the camps provided times for sharing, prayer, and encouragement.
Serving in East Asia Theo serves in a restricted area in Asia. He was born in rural Asia, to a traditional non-religious family. Theo was raised in a Marxist atheist environment where kids competed with each other in grades, riches, fame and success. Theo learnt about Christ and the Christian faith through English
In March David was in São Paolo, Brazil teaching a joint Open Course and On Campus Course about Narrative. The course was bilingual, David taught in both Spanish and Portuguese and was attended by over 30 students. Students were deeply encouraged by studying the scriptures together, and challenged to be instruments of change in their
As you all know, June is the most busy month of the year as we hold our annual Middle East consultation as well as celebrating with our graduates. Through the course of MEC 2018 (18 – 22 June) we will work toward discerning a Biblically grounded theology of Islam and religion which constructively informs
In the Dominican Republic (DR) Bruno attended the annual gathering of the Baptist Churches of DR (IBAREDO) and visited several member churches. All the churches except one have bi-vocational pastors and typically are located in small rural or poorer urban communities. Nearly all the IBAREDO churches are actively engaged with their community – teaching kids music, engaging youth in