Sophie Schmidt of King Road MB Church, Abbotsford, B.C, has been a quiet Christian presence on the Canadian Women’s National soccer team for 10 years. Her mother Cornelia has been an outspoken evangelist on short-term mission trips around the world for 15.
Disciple Making International, a ministry of MB Mission
What difference can three weeks make? For Ken Martens, member of Northview Community Church, Abbotsford, B.C., and his brother-in-law Jake Janzen of Willow Park Church, Kelowna, B.C., participating in a DMI (Disciple Making International) door-to-door evangelism campaign in Africa changed their lives – and the lives of almost 60 African orphans.
Disciple Making International (DMI), a division of MB Mission and Service International (MBMSI), is pursuing a new initiative to plant Mennonite Brethren churches overseas, and a sold-out crowd of 350 heard about it from two participating pastors at DMI’s annual banquet May 15 at King Road MB Church, Abbotsford, B.C.
Eduardo Silupu and Graciela Cordova were accompanied by three teammates from New Life Church for a day of community evangelism. As they passed by a house, they heard a 12-year-old girl call out to them. She was persistent and begged them to come inside her home.