Dengue in the Philippines

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In the Philippines, the rainy season attracts mosquitos that carry the dengue virus. This year, there has been an 85% increase in reported cases from last year. The count is now over 100,000 with more than 450 people perished. The Western Visayas region, including Capiz province, where the Waddells are, is

Lilian Yang

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Serving in the Golden Triangle Region Lilian Yang was appointed to the position of National Field Staff in the Golden Triangle Region in July of 2019. This appointment comes in response to growing ministry opportunities and increased challenges in the region as well as flourishing interests in mission partnerships from Canadian churches. Lilian’s

CP Raju

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CP is the Senior Program Coordinator and National Staff in India, helping the community development team work towards integral mission. Pray for the work that is being done in India, for God’s favour, protection and guidance. Pray for his son as he has secured employment and that he may be an instrument in God’s mission. Please pray for his daughter

The Groves

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Dan and Melody are CBM Strategic Associates who work with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Cameroon. Along with a Cluster Service Team of six Cameroonians who now lead the project they are working towards translating the New Testament into 10 languages and developing literacy programs in the Ndop Plain, Northwest Cameroon. Pray for the Cluster

World Youth Skills Day

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On July 15 we recognize World Youth Skills Day. According to the United Nations, “there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population.” The youth play a huge role in creating and maintaining stable societies and sustainable development, but they’re

International Day of Cooperatives

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July 6 is International Day of Cooperatives. Cooperatives are considered one of the solutions to the problem of inequality and injustice in the world. It is grounded in sustainable development and uses ethical values and principles. At its core is concern for the well-being of its members, creating fair opportunities, jobs

Jeff Carter

2019-06-27T16:23:18-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jeff  is currently serving in a CBM partnership with the Baptist World Alliance as Director of the Horizons Leadership Training program, an online training course in international youth and children leadership for volunteer youth and children workers. Please pray for the Horizons training in Africa in August.   He is also the Director of Congress Mobilization for

Canada Day

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On July 1, 2019 we celebrate our beautiful country’s birthday. The current motto, A Mari usque ad Mare, is taken from Psalm 72, and appears on Canada's coat of arms. The original Latin motto is taken from Psalm 72: "He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends

Carla Nelson

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Carla Nelson, PhD, is CBM’s Senior Associate – Africa Liaison & Educational Specialist. She supports CBM’s initiatives, strengthening existing and exploring new educational programs with partners internationally. Pray for students at Bible College in Kigali, Rwanda as they learn about peace-building and reconciliation from Field Staff  Gato Munyamasoko. Pray that Gato and the students be encouraged as they carry

David and Suzannah Nacho

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The Nachos serve in the area of leadership formation and theological education in Latin America. Their ministry out of Costa Rica has local, regional and global impact through CETI (Center for Interdisciplinary Theological Studies), a learning community of students, faculty and administrators. Master’s, certificate and open course programs are used to strengthen the capacity of