Margarita is running the Online Radio, RadioPlaut, is accessible online for individual listeners and Radio Stations across the worls. RadioPlaut is completely in Plautdietsch- a Low German dialect. Programs and playlists are created in partnership with other MMF missionaries and Christian bands whose goal is to share the Gosple of Jesus Christ to the Low Gernam people group.
Blayne started Youth Unlimited in 1994 and is based in Monroe, WA. His ministry is all about reaching into the lives of youth with the love of God by coming alongside the local church in teaching, training and reaching the youth for their community. Youth Unlimited aggresively reaches out to “at-risk” kids like goths, drug addicts, homeless, abused children and kids failing in school. Blayne leads mission trips to Guatemala and Mexico every year with the youth he works with. Blayne is married to Betty and they have three children.
Gary has long history working with Youth for Christ.
Today, Gary is a chaplain for many businesses through-out BC. He uses his counselling as a way to point people to Christ. Gary also leads missions trips to Mexico and Guatemala with different teams of people to do humanitarian work.
Gary is a mentor for many people and has an extensive ministry among Christian youth and young adults.
FREEDOM REINS Equine Connections
Freedom Reins Equine Connections have a unique calling to bring the love of God within reach by drawing near to the horse. Located in the Lower Mainland of B.C., Freedom Reins aims to promote wellness and the healing process by facilitating a therapeutic encounter with horses. Young women struggling with addictions and food disorders are regulars at the ‘ranch’. We have the privilege of hosting groups such as Mercy Ministries, House of Hope and the women’s Teen Challenge. Freedom Reins is a Christian organization. We consider ourselves to be twice blessed. Blessed by what we receive from the horse. And secondly, blessed by sharing that with others.
Abhijit & Mita
Currently based in Abbotsford, BC, Abhijit & Mita are connecting, networking with various churches, individuals and ministries in the Western world.
Their goal is to bring awareness, build bridges and create partnerships between churches, ministries in the West with the indigenous missions and Christian workers in South Asia.
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Diedrich and Nettie Friesen
Previously missionaries in Belize, the Friesen family now live in Manitoba and minister to the low German speaking people primarily through music. While in North America, they raise money for valuable resources and then travel to South America and provide to the Mennonite colonies while ministering to them through music and preaching. They help translate devotionals, children’s curriculum and other much needed resources for the church.
Andrew and Deanna Friesen
Living in LaCrete, Alberta, Andrew and Deanna have a heart for Low German Speaking People all over the world. Like their parents, they use music as their medium to minister. Andrew and Deanna have travelled to Paraguay, Bolivia, Mexico, and Belize to share the Gospel with Mennonites. Along with their music, they translate Christian resources into Low German so that the people have access to devotionals and Sunday School material in their own language.
Dr. Marv Penner
In a partnership with All About Youth, Canada and Youth Ministry International, Dr. Marv has joined MMF to help provide training for young leaders in seminaries around the world who do not have adequately trained youth ministry faculty. These seminaries recognize the importance of training youth workers, so have invited experienced trainers like Marv to join their faculty for one week intensive courses.
Dr. Marv Penner has given his entire adult life to serving the next generation of young people in a variety of practical ways. He is a trained counsellor who walks closely with at risk teenagers during some of their darkest hours.
He has written half a dozen youth ministry books and has travelled globally in obedience to God’s call on his life.
Thoughts About God
A website based ministry, Thoughts About God provides Christian material to help people in their spiritual Journey. Along with Biblically focussed topics, mentors and prayer partners are available to anyone searching for answers and help.
Their vision is to see people grow in their relationship with Christ. See their website here:
Charis College is a world-class training school offering world-changing training to students all over the world. Under the leadership of Dr. Win and Dr. Carrie Wachsmann, Charis College seeks to train and equip Christian leaders, artists, and business people with a solid foundation in Biblical Studies and Christian Discipleship. To view more, see Website: www.chariscollege.ca or email: info @chariscollege.ca
Saliem is from Eritrea and has a passion to reach her own people, both in Africa, and abroad. She is a gifted writer and is producing Christian books in order to provide a ministry to Eritreans everywhere. Saliem lives in the Lower Mainland and has five children.
Ajay works to connect relationships with like-minded and similarly-burdened agencies which possess complementary abilities. He works to find interagency synergy that will produce the most mutual increase and blessing to one another's efficiencies.
Ajay also focusses on the implementation of pragmatic courses of economic development for MMF and other agencies in the most economically severe districts – starting with rural Africa, India, Central and South America, SE Asia.
Koby and his wife are involved in a retreat deliverance ministry called Men’s Encounter (www.mbencounters.ca). They are currently taking place in AB, MB, ON, Texas, Mexico, Belize, and will start in Bolivia in 2020. The retreat is an event where 100 men or women attend for a weekend in order to hear the gospel and learn that Jesus is our only way to deliverance and living a free life. This ministry is an amazing tool that has helped set free many Old colony Mennonite people from bondage and legalism and to put them on the right track.
The 1Gloowen Network exists to be a partner with churches and organizations to facilitate outreach to Low German (LG) speaking people. Its primarely missions is to prepare and sent workers into the spiritual harvest field among LG people throughout the Americans, by Networking together with leaders from our partnering churches and organizations.
Arlyn Van Enns
As a veteran missiologist, Arlyn's focus with MMF is to strategize-for, facilitate, and expedite Christ-centred, Biblically-enthused leadership within the neediest and ‘least-developed’ Peoples among the Body of Christ. He travels to many different countries to provide education, encouragement, and necessary networking where needed.
Joel and Stephanie Baerg
After spending several years in China, Joel and Stephanie are now serving as in-house missionaries in Prince George, BC. They are working with several different Christian organizations in and around the city. One of their primary focusses is “The Prince George Peace Makers” – a multi-denominational ministry focused on seeing God’s kingdom expand in the business world of Northern BC. Joel and Stephanie will mentor and disciple local business people and business leaders.
Jacob and Natalia Giesbrecht
Jacob is a Pastor and Evangelist. His vision is to help lead the church in Winkler, Manitoba, and base from there in order to travel around Canada and other countries in the ministry of preaching, teaching, and evangelizing. Jacob has preached in the Philippines, Guyana, Trinidad, Liberia and Sierra Lion. He also has a great burden for the Mennonite people.