Reflecting on 2022, Called for 2023.

As 2022 comes to an end we wanted to share a recap of some of the things that happened at KMUSA this year.   From Keith Wilkins, Director of Training, “This year in KMUSA Training, along with our always ongoing training of individuals to equip them for the field, we organized and led a weekend-long retreat for those in our pipeline. Thirteen missionary candidates came together with our KM Base Team to prepare for the field. Many of our training sessions are carried out online, but we also held in-person training events in Minnesota, multiple ones in Tennessee and Missouri, …

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Why Do Missions in Europe in 2023?

Why Missions in Europe in 2023? In the past, the reasons for doing mission work in any country around the world were mostly based on the huge needs of the people in that country. Something like this: If there was a huge humanitarian need, the Christians’ response would be to send missionaries to meet that need, and they would also take the gospel with them. If there was not much humanitarian need, the interest level for doing missions there was lower, but the need for the gospel or churches there might be enough to get a few missionaries to go …

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Olschowy, Ute

Brett & Heather Seybold My wife Heather and I have two amazing daughters; Fiona who is 17 and Noelle who is about to turn 13. They were both born in Germany while we served there for about a decade. Heather works as a German teacher at a local high school in Mt. Juliet, TN where we reside. I manage KAPOL which consists of much evangelism, mentoring, traveling & speaking, writing, providing resources for Christians & congregations internationally, and engaging in many lengthy dialogues with many people from diverse backgrounds and faiths. Fiona enjoys Cross Country, working on her car, hanging …

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Peanut Butter Cookie Cake from Mary Ellis

Recently we asked our missionaries to share with us a recipe from the country they serve in that we could share with our supporters. Some of these dishes are made in celebrations and others to share in small groups. We want to encourage you to make these dishes with your family this holiday season and to be reminded of and praying for our KMUSA missionaries serving in Europe!  Today we share a recipe from Mary Ellis serving in Germany! Mary serves in Cafe Story which gives her an opportunity to use food to connect with the people of East Germany. …

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Kürbiscremesuppe  – Pumpkin Soup

Kürbiscremesuppe Pumpkin soup is one of the classic autumn dishes of eastern Austria and is usually made with locally-grown pumpkins. It can be found at every fall wedding and on every menu in restaurants. It’s warm and savory and mostly vegetables! Prayer: Please pray for our little church in Mistelbach, Austria. Pray that we stay motivated for the gospel and enthusiastic for church. We would love some new people to join us. Recipe #1  Ingredients: A pat of Butter 1/2 of an Onion, finely chopped 1 Garlic Clove, finely chopped 1/4 cup of dry White Wine 1 + 1/2 cups of …

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