The kingdom of God is a mysterious thing, where wisdom speaks from the mouths of children, and those with the least money are the wealthiest in peace and love.
Rachel Junghans (right) with one of three girls in her charge for the week, at SOAR’s midweek carnival, a joint effort of all SOAR groups leading children’s ministries. Rachel, together…
Hearing impairment didn’t stop her from hearing the call
“It’s the best experience ever!” said Grade 11 student Cassie Bell near the end of her first short-term mission experience through MB Mission’s SOAR Heartland in March 2012.
Amber-Lee Hamm seems like an ordinary young adult. She’s a university student and part-time children’s ministry coordinator at McIvor Avenue MB Church, Winnipeg, where she’s a member. But Hamm is one of a group of young people who have been transformed into passionate advocates for extending God’s kingdom in every context they inhabit – through participation in MB Mission short-term programs.
At MBMSI’s SOAR Heartland, 265 youth from across Manitoba developed their ministry gifts over spring break (Mar. 25–Apr. 3).
Janelle Hume didn’t like missions. Missionaries always appeared too holy and righteous. They definitely weren’t attractive people with an attractive lifestyle.
But experience can change a young person’s impressions dramatically. And that’s what happened to Janelle.