The El Oasis campus ministry team in Santiago, Chile, celebrated three baptisms this semester, and each was an event that caused far-reaching ripples in the faith community, into the students’ families and beyond.
The end-of-year banquet at the Globalscope El Oasis campus ministry in Santiago, Chile, honored 20 graduates from the ministry, but also included a send-off for the team that will plant a new El Oasis community in 2020.
“Although we have sun, 100-degree days, beach time and barbeques, the annual party I throw to thank our children and youth ministry volunteers now ‘says Christmas’ to me,” said Abby.
Veteran CMF missionaries Craig and Allison Fowler and their three children have been “all in” for serving God’s call on their lives since they arrived in Ethiopia in 2005. The couple has opened and managed a successful medical clinic in the bush, baptized hundreds, planted dozens of churches, and much more. On a recent stop-over at the CMF home office in Indianapolis they shared why they chose Ethiopia, what their ministry has been like, and what they’re excited about doing when they return in March 2020.
Raelyn Nicholson’s background and degrees in both nursing and teaching make her the perfect person to serve as the Health Quality Assurance Coordinator of Missions of Hope International (MOHI) in Kenya. After serving there for a year, she visited the CMF office to re-commit to going back for another term and shared what keeps her going in the face of overwhelming need.