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Heavy Loads They Carry

Cast your burden upon the Lord, and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken. Psalm 55:22 On the surface our students appear healthy and well cared for with their white collared shirts, blue trousers and skirts. But every year as we get to know our students, we learn about…

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Turning to the Lord

“Turn to Me, and be saved, all the ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other.” Isaiah 45:22 The sun rose with clear blue skies, and like every typical day, students at our Hope Vocational Training Center arrived and squeezed on the wooden benches for morning devotion. The student choir sang praises to God, closing…

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Building the Foundation

For no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 3:11 This March we started with a mustard seed of faith to lay the foundation for a culinary class at ERM. We began with a little bit of money but believe God will provide. As…

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Looking Up to the Heavens

Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would give you living water.” John 4:10 A cup of water is so easily taken for granted in developed countries, but it was a constant struggle for people…

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Goats Point to a God Who Cares

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? And not one of them is forgotten before God. Luke 12:6 After traveling the bumpy roads, we finally made it to the gathering place to meet one of four villages that received goats last year. Dr. Katie Hunsucker, who had only been here for less than a…

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Shop with Amazon & Support ERM!

Do you shop online with Amazon? If so, we would sincerely appreciate it if you’d click on the Amazon Smile image below and order with it. A portion of the sales from your order will be sent to ERM Rwanda to help us continue our work. Thank you very much!

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Students Gain ‘Real World’ Experience

70 students from our Hope Vocational Training Center gained hands-on skills in internships throughout the area. These construction students worked on building a hospital in a government-led project… while other students stayed at the Kabuga campus to build a construction workshop – giving back to the school that has invested in them.  

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Life-Giving Water

Come, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Isaiah 55:1 Whether in the Western or third world, every liter costs something; but in third world the cost could be your very life. Without water infrastructure, many family…

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Equipping Pastors in God’s Word

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.  2 Timothy 3:16 Imagine pastoring a church having never received Bible training. This is common for many pastors in Rwanda, and this is…

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God’s Love Outpouring in Rugendabari

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.  1 Corinthians 13:13 Jumping in the back of the truck in Kayonza and loading in the vehicles, the team from Kings High School were ready! As they traversed the hills, they eagerly greeted all the children with their new Kinyarwanda…

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