Mark and Tammy Brandsma have always wanted to take their family overseas to serve together. Then life got busy. Kids, careers, a mortgage, etc. But 2 years ago God began working on their hearts and preparing them for a life changing adventure.
They spent over 8 months of 2015 serving in a slum village in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as a family. It had a tremendous impact on their family, one that will continue to impact every area of their lives as they learn to live in light of all of the things they have seen.
This PULSE episode tells the story of Jayme Yarema and how she uses her cooking skills to build relationships and influence the community. She demonstrates how God can and will use whatever He’s given us so that we can be salt and light in our sphere of influence.
In 2012 we made a video about Matthew and Noah Dawes and their wives Nicole and Cathryn and told the story about their decision to move to Kathmandu, Nepal to serve the orphans and widows there. Watch it here
Cassiar MediaWorks recently visited them in Nepal and filmed an updated video to show how they are doing after one year in Nepal.
They have opened a guest house in the tourist district of Patan as well as a dairy company that serves pasteurized milk, cream and yogurt.
The proceeds of these businesses go to support an orphanage run by Vision Nationals Nepal which currently has 63 children.
This episode of PULSE tells the story of how Northview Kids Got Talent got started. Becca Carsience dreamed about performing on stage which lead to her having a vision of other kids at Northview showing their talents. It has never been for self glorification however, as Becca has always known that it needed to be about something greater. That is why Northview Kids Got Talent raises money for International Justice Mission.”
We are bombarded by our culture about what is and is not attractive. It is no surprise that body-image issues are rampant in our communities, and for many the road seems hopeless. It is in this context that Julie Horner shares her story. The gospel of Jesus Christ transforms – Julie is a testimony of that.