This past Sunday was the first Sunday in Advent — a time of preparation for Christ’s coming celebrated in many evangelical churches. My husband and I were invited to share an appropriate reading and Scripture passage and then to light the first candle set in a wreath of evergreens, a purple candle that represents “hope.” [...]
My parents were Army veterans of World War II. They believed they were fighting a just war against wicked aggression. By God’s grace, they lived to see V-Day, but many of their fellow soldiers did not.
This week, I was saddened to receive word of the death of a dear friend and former TWR missionary. She [...]
TWR Europe International Director, Werner Kroemer
Did you know that November 9, 2009, was the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Iron Curtain and the Berlin Wall? I didn’t. My son had been at the West German side of the Wall just a few months before it fell. Two years ago, he returned to Germany [...]
Maria is a 103-year-old widow and has been bedridden for the last 50 years. We [TWR Europe] first heard about her when someone delivered to us an envelope with a small donation in cash. When a second donation arrived in the same way, we became interested in the story. We learned that Maria lives in [...]