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How ordinary women can be involved in spreading the Gospel story. Listen to mission-related topics that will connect you to ordinary women from all walks of life who have experienced God’s grace in spreading the Good News to the ends of the earth.Compel podcast is hosted by Lesley Doerksen & Lauren Ducommun, missionaries with Ethnos Canada. We will bring the real life stories of mission work right to your home.Follow us on Instagram at @CompelPodcast or visit us at compelpodcast.ca

Compel Lesley Doerksen & Lauren Ducommun

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How ordinary women can be involved in spreading the Gospel story. Listen to mission-related topics that will connect you to ordinary women from all walks of life who have experienced God’s grace in spreading the Good News to the ends of the earth.Compel podcast is hosted by Lesley Doerksen & Lauren Ducommun, missionaries with Ethnos Canada. We will bring the real life stories of mission work right to your home.Follow us on Instagram at @CompelPodcast or visit us at compelpodcast.ca

    Episode 14 | Trusting God with Our Kids with Leah Humphreys

    Episode 14 | Trusting God with Our Kids with Leah Humphreys

    In today's episode, Leah Humphreys is sharing with us about the fears we face taking our kids to the mission field, as well as truths from God's Word that combat those fears. Leah served in Paraguay as a church planter for 25 years, and now serves in a member care ministry with Ethnos Canada, and we are so thankful how she always points us back to the Truth. SCRIPTURE MENTIONED:Proverbs 3:5-6Ephesians 4:32 GLOSSARY:Chaco - is a hot and dry lowland region of Paraguay. RELATED ARTICLES, RESOURCES, AND CONTENT:You can connect with Leah here. FOR MORE: To subscribe: on iOS, go to our iTunes page and subscribe. On Android, go to our Stitcher page and subscribe. You can also go to our Episodes page to find your favourite podcast app. Leave an iTunes review. Help other women find our podcast and learn how they can be involved in spreading the gospel to the ends of the earth.Follow us on Instagram for the latest updates. Connect with us! We’d love to hear from you and join you in your journey! Send us a DM on Instagram or shoot us an e-mail at compel@ethnos.ca.  Tell others. We would love for you to talk with others about the Compel podcast! Feel free to share these conversations with your friends!  Thank you for supporting the Compel podcast!

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    Episode 13 | Caring for Missionary Kids with Holly Dyck

    Episode 13 | Caring for Missionary Kids with Holly Dyck

    Today we have the joy to sit down with Holly Dyck, who serves in the Missionary Kid Care & Education Department with Ethnos Canada. We can’t wait to hear about how we can better care for missionary kids, as well as gain an understanding of some of the challenges families face serving in remote locations. GLOSSARY:Missionary Kid (MK) - is a child of a missionary.Third Culture Kid (TCK) - is a person who is from a home culture (e.g. Canada), grows up in a foreign culture (e. g. Singapore) for their childhood years, and creates a third culture because they don't quite fit in either home or foreign culture.MK Care & Ed - Is the department within Ethnos Canada that cares for our missionary kids and provides education consultation and resources for families.Emanate - an 18-month cross-cultural missionary training program with Ethnos Canada RELATED ARTICLES, RESOURCES, AND CONTENT:You can connect with Holly here or at e-mail her at hollydyck@ethnos.ca .Learn more about Emanate, Ethnos Canada’s training program for believers interested in church planting among unreached people groups.

    • 23 min
    Episode 12 | Translating God's Word with Rebecca Preheim

    Episode 12 | Translating God's Word with Rebecca Preheim

    This week we have Rebecca Preheim with us, a missionary to the Mangen tribe in Papua New Guinea. She shares about how she and her co-worker, Keri, translated the New Testament into their heart language and the joys and challenges along the way. January 14, 2020EPISODE 12 | Translating God's Word with Rebecca PreheimThis week we have Rebecca Preheim with us, a missionary to the Mangen tribe in Papua New Guinea. She shares about how she and her co-worker, Keri, translated the New Testament into their heart language and the joys and challenges along the way.  SCRIPTURE MENTIONED:Hebrews 13:8GLOSSARY:"Campus" - is referring to the campus in Durham, Ontario where the Ethnos Canada headquarters and training centre is located."Training" - is referring to Ethnos Canada's 18-month training program, Emanate, that equips for cross-cultural church planting,Durham - is a small town in southern Ontario where the Ethnos Canada headquarters is located.Hoskins - is a campus or base in Papua New Guinea that houses missionaries who support the ministries of missionaries to remote locations within the country."the mission" - is a shortened name that many missionaries referring to the mission organization, Ethnos Canada.Interface - is a six-week, college-level missions course in Papua New Guinea. It’s for college students, married couples, singles, pastors, or anyone eager to know more about missions.Summit  - was the name of short-term work trips that Ethnos Canada used to host.PNG - an acronym for the country of Papua New Guinea.Pidgin English - refers to a creole language, Tok Pisin, which is the national language of Papua New Guinea. RELATED ARTICLES, RESOURCES, AND CONTENT:You can connect with Rebecca here.Read updates on ministry among the Mengen people group.Watch "Each Stick Had a Name", a slideshow and story that helped inspire Rebecca to become a missionary.Learn more about Emanate, Ethnos Canada’s training program for believers interested in church planting among unreached people groups.You can apply for an Interface short-term mission trip to Papua New Guinea here to learn more about the ministry Rebecca was involved with.FOR MORE:To subscribe: on iOS, go to our iTunes page and subscribe. On Android, go to our Stitcher page and subscribe. You can also go to our Episodes page to find your favourite podcast app.Leave an iTunes review. Help other women find our podcast and learn how they can be involved in spreading the gospel to the ends of the earth.Follow us on Instagram or the latest updates.Connect with us! We’d love to hear from you and join you in your journey! Send us a DM on Instagram or shoot us an e-mail at compel@ethnos.ca. Tell others. We would love for you to talk with others about the Compel podcast! Feel free to share these conversations with your friends!  Thank you for supporting the Compel podcast!

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    Episode 11 | Equipping Women for Discipleship with Colleen McFadden

    Episode 11 | Equipping Women for Discipleship with Colleen McFadden

    We have a special episode today! We are in Toronto with our friend, Colleen McFadden, who trains women Bible teachers with Simeon Trust and leads the women’s ministries at her church. We will be talking about why it is important for women to be involved in discipleship and how to be equipped to share God’s Word with others.Check out this episode's show notes on compelpodcast.ca 

    • 22 min
    Episode 10 BONUS | God's Faithfulness with Lesley Doerksen

    Episode 10 BONUS | God's Faithfulness with Lesley Doerksen

    We have another bonus episode to share with you this week! Today I am here with my co-host, Lesley Doerksen, who is going to be sharing her story with us about how she got involved in missions and how she has seen God’s faithfulness in every season of her life.

    • 39 min
    Episode 09 | Fear of Failure with Kirsten Kurvits

    Episode 09 | Fear of Failure with Kirsten Kurvits

    In today's episode, you'll hear from Kirsten Kurvits, who was involved in training missionaries at Ethnos Canada's cross-cultural training centre, and is now en route to Mexico. Kirsten talks about her fear of failure and combats that with truths from the Old Testament about doing hard things for God.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

anthia May ,

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A friend recently recommended this podcast & it has been such a blessing & encouragement. The women on here are so relatable & Simply desire to glorify God. The Lord has definitely used this as a tool to help me remember His faithfulness & power.

** also LOVE how they are Canadian 🇨🇦

Marcus 331 ,

Awesome!!

What an amazing idea for a podcast. It’s so great to hear normal people talk about the amazing things they get to be involved in.

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