The Cost of Ministry

While TWR-Africa (Swaziland office) staff member Doug Schumacher was here in Cary, North Carolina last week for Global Finance Team meetings, he shared with us additional information about the kidnapping of him and his wife while they were visiting their friends in South Africa. We listened intently while he described for us the emotions and details of that infamous day.
Doug [...]

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Reading, Writing and Arithmetic

An estimated 42 million school-age children in sub-Saharan Africa are not enrolled in school, and only two-thirds of those who begin primary school reach the final grade.
Do those statistics astound you? Ray Alary, recently installed president of TWR-Canada and formerly of TWR-South Africa, provided this update on the project Open Schools Worldwide, which he had [...]

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A Divine Appointment

It was a dreary winter Sunday in Manzini, Swaziland. Dark clouds loomed overhead as cool mist descended from the sky. Not exactly the ideal day to visit [TWR] radio listeners. Even so, that is what I and several TWR counterparts from Europe, Asia, Africa and the United States endeavored to do.
As we ventured out by [...]

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Have Camera Will Travel

Necia and Me

Barbershop in Lamu, Kenya

“It was a whirlwind!” Those were the words 23-year-old Necia Clare Erickson uttered upon her return from visiting four African countries (Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, and Swaziland) in 16 days. Necia, a Bozeman, Montana native, is one of Trans World Radio’s (TWR) summer interns.
“What was most meaningful about your trip?” [...]

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Ministry with Mahogany Trees

Village Chief and TWR’s “Chief” Lauren Libby

“Wood” you do ministry with Mahogany trees? Trans World Radio’s (TWR) president Lauren Libby, who just returned from a visit to the African countries of Benin, Swaziland, and South Africa, explained to us the value of such stewardship.
He praised TWR missionaries Garth Kennedy and Paul Cox who serve [...]

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