This is God at work like we’ve seen Him work overseas for so many years! Now word is spreading to non-aboriginal churches in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Please pray for favour, discernment, provision, and protection.
"It seems like [Satan] is fervent in attacking Ethnos Canada’s efforts to reach the far north for God’s glory. Pray for reaching the indigenous folks of the Yukon.”
Pray for Brent and Jodi as they pursue Ethnos' vision to see thriving indigenous churches throughout the First Nations communities in the Yukon. Currently, the Ristaus are in the early stages of seeking to build relationships with community members — this will require much prayer and wisdom going forward.
We live in a world that is dominated by the ubiquitous focus of self… And yet what God calls us to is selflessness and interdependence through teamwork.
It is into [an] incredibly complex and challenging landscape that God is opening doors for Ethnos Canada to serve. We realize that there is no quick-fix to overcome these challenges.
How can a person be raised from a shamed to honourable status?
People today are looking for direction in spite of our self-sufficient culture.
The instructions were, “If you get frostbite, don’t touch it with your hands or it will turn black." Well, Ken Dewar, Coordinating Director of FirstStory Ministries, was able to put that piece of advice to good use.
More missionaries are needed to reach those who have never heard a clear presentation of the gospel [...]