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How ‘the Ugly older sister’ realized her beauty and purpose in life

“What a pretty girl, she looks like a Japanese cartoon character,” Rory looked at her sister as a relative complimented her. She was used to being unnoticed, by relatives and guests who put all their attention on her younger sister. This slowly built up jealousy towards her sister and hate towards her physical make up. [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Featured Emerge Missionary, Jonny M

Walking in a small village in Myanmar, Jonny was not sure what to expect. He had seen Nat (spirit) houses beside almost every hut. He had passed through huts with animist signs. He knew the people he would be speaking to were Buddhists. When Jonny arrived at the hut, he saw 40 people gathered in [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|Latest News, MediaLight Institute, Meet our Team|0 Comments

Judson Legacy Continues; Reaching Burma for Christ

  Adoniram Judson held his wife to his chest as she sobbed. A young couple devoted to missions, they had not even stepped foot in the nation of Burma, and, already, they were facing the worst possible thing that any expecting parent could imagine. She had lost the baby. The trip from their home in [...]

By | January 21st, 2016|Emerge Myanmar, Latest News, Stories|0 Comments

Reviving shattered dreams

“They burned you with an iron?!” Jemuel can hear the panic, the rage, in his father’s voice as the man talks with his wife, on the phone. She is thousands of miles away, working in Saudi Arabia to send money back to her family, like so many other Filipino mothers and fathers. “You should come [...]

By | January 7th, 2016|Emerge Children's Ministries|0 Comments

Your Word is a Light unto my Path

Twenty-seven-year-old Ronalyn has never witnessed the beautiful sunrise over Tañon Strait from her seaside village in Guihulngan. Like thousands of blind or otherwise disabled and disadvantaged Filipinos, Ronalyn's life has been anything but easy. Growing up in an impoverished situation where everyone was expected and needed to contribute to their family's economy, she often struggled [...]

By | December 24th, 2015|Stories|0 Comments

Should you leave your steady job to pursue your dreams?

Fina Lin was lost in thought as she stood by the window of her office. Cars rushed as drivers hustled to and from work and errands. Though her body was still, her mind rushed with thoughts like the busy street she was looking down onto. “I need to do more with my life than chase [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Latest News, MediaLight Institute, Stories|0 Comments

Medialight Graduates New Breed of Media Missionaries

On November 29, 2015, Medialight 7.0 graduated twelve more trained media missionaries! Equipped with media skills that will enable them to go and share the gospel to their nations with creativity and bigger impact, these students returned to their nations in Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Jamaica and USA. Medialight trains in professional video production, leadership, spirituality [...]

By | December 5th, 2015|MediaLight Institute|0 Comments

#GIVINGTUESDAY

  Today is world Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On this day charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give to the causes most dear to their hearts. Today, we want to remind you of the [...]

Hide and Seek Goes to China!

The production of our most powerful short film, Hide and Seek, started with a simple conversation Chuck Quinley had with a pastor of the Akha people, a hill tribe living on northern mountains of Thailand. Chuck was curious about how the pastor could communicate the gospel with people who have never heard the name of [...]

By | November 26th, 2015|MediaLight Institute, Videos|0 Comments

How a refugee living in the jungles of Malaysia became a media missionary with your help

  Jamez moved his hand under the clothes he had wadded up as a pillow to check for his knife. The jungle was never silent. There was always the constant noise of crickets, cicadas, frogs, and the occasional tramping of unknown animals. One of those animals was coming towards him. He dragged his knife out [...]

By | November 12th, 2015|Latest News, MediaLight Institute, Stories|0 Comments