Canada – Day of Prayer

Luke 10:2 Jesus calls his followers to pray to the “Lord of the harvest to send out workers.” The field is ready for harvest; its workers that we need. The Canadian church is mobilizing its members to pray on October … Read More

Angola Update

In September the newly elected “COMEX” met to engage their new mandate. Primary goals are to rebuild trust in the national church leadership, and restore a functioning bank account. A big test is under way in asking the churches in five … Read More

Ukraine – Baptismal Testimony at New Hope Church, Zaporozhe

“In January of this year the day came when I decided to become a Christian. I had seen how Christians live and realized something needed to change in my own life. “My life changed for the better and I could … Read More

ICOMB Update October 2015

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In our ICOMB worship service I preached on Luke 5 – the story of Jesus calling Peter, James and John. My central focus was renewal: both individual and corporate. My outline was simple, based on the text: Jesus is our … Read More

Summit Sharing

Every conference was given opportunity to share what God is doing and where they are challenged. Many are working into a vision of church planting – everyone is eager to share the gospel. We listened, interacted, and then gathered around … Read More

Summit Translation

We could not have handled our Summit agenda without translators Marcelo and Miriam Wall (Spanish/German/English), Nzuzi Mukawa (French/English), and Paul Duck (Portuguese/English). Others who helped were Helmuth Boschman and Rodrigo Justino (Portuguese) and Karla Braun (French). Bob Davis translated into … Read More

Bible Studies

One of the inspiring parts of our Summit meetings are the daily devotion times, led by selected delegates. Bounmee and Bob, (Khmu Mission) helped us learn how to greet each other in Thai before speaking. Darío Ramírez (Paraguay, Spanish) provided … Read More

ICOMB Worship Service

We were blessed to have the time for a worship service prior to our regular Summit meetings. Joe Arrais (Portugal) led singing; Nzuzi Mukawa (Congo) testified to God’s work in DR Congo; David Wiebe preached on Luke 15 and concluded … Read More

ICOMB Summit Executive

The delegates to ICOMB affirmed President Rudi Plett (Paraguay, German); Vice President Yoshifumi Tanaka (Japan); Secretary Heinrich Klassen (BTG Germany); Treasurer Ed Boschman (USA). They continue their terms to keep a stable leadership core, while almost half of the ICOMB … Read More

Angola Special Assembly

Leaders of IEIMA – the MB church of Angola – met to discern an interim executive committee to serve until 2017. Joana Garcia of Cabinda is now president. She proved to have able leadership qualities when she moderated the last assembly. … Read More

ICOMB Update September 2015

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