Under the leadership of our EBM missionary Karin Schwarz the 20-hectare Balaka Farm of the Baptist Convention of Malawi (BACOMA) has become a teaching and training farm for the poor rural population, a school of faith and life for young Malawians, and a knowledge centre for organic farming and medicinal plants.
The new church year begins and congregations remember the world mission. AIDS is pushed into the background like many other things by the current challenges. EBM INTERNATIONAL is committed in a variety of ways to offer protection and care to children and promote young women in their independence.
In the social centre Macia children with special needs are seen and supported. They are to be strengthened for life in their families. Sara Marcos, a missionary at the social center, gives an insight into her work.
“Not only 13 months had passed: Above all a time of intensive experiences, encounters, and personal growth lay behind us”. The six volunteers, who met for the evaluation course after their assignment in Elstal, shared this experience. A voluntary service is the chance to realign oneself and to experience formative moments.
We are at 4300 m above sea level in the small community Thusa in Peru. Here in the highlands of the Andes, around Cusco and near the Inca site Machu Picchu, which belongs to the new seven world wonders, we are visiting a total of 13 churches and a mission conference.
Well Prepared and Motivated for the Adventure of Missions – Stories from the missionfield | August 2019
Doing missions abroad voluntarily for six to twelve months, living in a foreign culture, sometimes with many deprivations. That is what 21 people between the ages of 17 and 69 are getting into who took part in a two-week preparation class of EBM INTERNATIONAL in Elstal.