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SS Mission Stories

By Isela Muzquiz

Each quarter of the year focuses on mission stories from one of the 13 worldwide divisions and highlights different mission projects for each.
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Inter European Mission Stories

Inter European Mission Stories

This season we are featuring mission stories from the Inter European division which includes Portugal, France, Romania, Switzerland. Mission offerings will go to five projects in four countries this quarter.
Mar 28, 202301:32
No Debt

No Debt

Lydie, a good student with good grades, could not afford to go to university without scholarships or financial aid from her parents. But God opened a way for her to attend nursing school at an Adventist University. It's a story of love begets love. God helped Lydie through university, and she gave her life to Him.
Mar 25, 202306:42
School Built on Prayer

School Built on Prayer

A testimonial on how 13th Sabbath offerings in 2016 helped build a school of medicine at the Adventist University of Central Africa in Kigali.
Mar 18, 202306:05
Construction Saves Lives

Construction Saves Lives

When God blesses for the construction of a building for his service in Rwanda, winning souls for Christ starts with the construction workers in this story, "Construction Saves Lives" as told by Eustace A Penniecook.
Mar 11, 202304:29
Escaping Controversy

Escaping Controversy

An encounter with a boy leads Claude to leave drinking and go to church. Story from Rwanda for March 4, 2023.
Mar 04, 202305:47
Pastor or Politician?

Pastor or Politician?

Tune in to this week's mission story for February 25, 2023. From Tanzania as told by Jacob.
Feb 27, 202305:36
Life Altering Classes Part 2

Life Altering Classes Part 2

Last week, Henry found himself attracted to the Seventh-Day Adventist Faith after enrolling at the Adventist University of Arusha in Tanzania. He enjoyed worship services, vegetarian meals, and Sabbath activities. But he remained a devout member of his family's denomination. Will Henry follow his new faith and beliefs? Tune in for the conclusion of this story.
Feb 18, 202305:18
Life Altering Classes

Life Altering Classes

Tune in to listen to Henry's story from Tanzania, and how God led him to the University of Arusha. 
Feb 11, 202306:19
God's Time

God's Time

Listen to today's story from Tanzania, as told by Godwin K. Lekundayo, about how God is mindful of time.
Feb 04, 202304:53
Prayer of Faith

Prayer of Faith

Listen to Elia's story from Tanzania for January 28,2023.
Jan 28, 202305:10
Fiery Plane Crash

Fiery Plane Crash

From the DRC, for January 21, we meet Pius, a lay evangelist who survived a plane crash. Pius was faithful to God by not traveling on the Sabbath, and God protected him in his travel in return. Listen to this story for more details.
Jan 21, 202305:44
Hole In Stomach

Hole In Stomach

Tune in to listen to Marcel's story,  Hole in Stomach, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and hear how God provided a way to heal him.
Jan 14, 202304:29
Reluctant Nurse

Reluctant Nurse

Tune in to hear Christine's story about her initial reluctance of taking a job as a nurse in the countryside of Uganda only to eventually discover God's truth leading to her baptism.
Jan 07, 202305:36
Trailer for Season 8 2023

Trailer for Season 8 2023

This first quarter of the year we will be featuring mission stories from East Central Africa, including stories from Democratic Republic, Uganda, Tanzania and more. This 13th quarter offering will go to six projects in the countries of Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania. Tune in to find out what they are each episode this quarter, and don't forget to share with others! Thank you for being mission minded.
Jan 07, 202301:04
Influential Juice Bar

Influential Juice Bar

Our last episode of the year, read to see how even in pandemic time, God can open doors to get the health message out in a community.
Jan 01, 202304:24
A Praying Wife

A Praying Wife

Does your spouse attend a different church? Be inspired with Damatui's story on how his wife's prayers were answered that they might worship together as a family. This mission story comes from the beautiful island of Vanuatu in the South Pacific.
Dec 17, 202205:24
God Qualifies the Called

God Qualifies the Called

Tune in to hear Frank's story on how God came through to answering the desire of his heart in God Qualifies the Called, from Vanuatu.
Dec 10, 202205:57
Here Am I! Send Me

Here Am I! Send Me

Listen as Asiata tells how God guided him to ADRA from Samoa.
Dec 03, 202205:27
Sailor Comes Home

Sailor Comes Home

Our story comes from Tuvalu in the South Pacific. A seed was planted at a young age in Barry's life by an aunt. Later in life, he remembers God again. Read Barry's journey back to God for him and his family.
Nov 26, 202205:48
No More Fear

No More Fear

Listen in to hear Jack's story from Papua New Guinea, "No More Fear." This mission story is based on a first-person account that appeared in the South Pacific Division's Adventist Record.
Nov 13, 202205:12
Solomon the World Changer

Solomon the World Changer

Tune in to listen to Solomon's story from Papua New Guinea for November 12, 2022. Know that World Changers Bible Project began as an initiative of the South Pacific Division's Adventist Youth Ministries Department under the leadership of Dr Nick Kross. Today, more than 225,700 Bibles have been distributed across the division as missionaries entered new villages in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Samoa, Fiji, and elsewhere.
Nov 13, 202205:49
From Coma to Christ

From Coma to Christ

Season 7 Episode 6, Mission story for November 5 from Australia.  Listen in and hear Peter's story, From Coma to Christ.
Nov 04, 202204:50
Prayers, Plants and a Pandemic

Prayers, Plants and a Pandemic

Season 7 Episode 5, mission story from Australia by Emmy for Oct 29, 2022.
Nov 01, 202205:34
Robbed and Blessed

Robbed and Blessed

This is Mission Stories from the South Pacific, season 7, Episode 4 for October 22. Today's mission story comes from New Zealand as told by Richard and is based on a first-person account that appeared in the South Pacific Division's Adventist Record.
Oct 22, 202205:20
Three Powerful Ingredients

Three Powerful Ingredients

Season 7 Episode 3 for the 4th quarter of 2022. Mission stories from the South Pacific.  This week's mission story is from the country of New Zealand again, and is told by Clifton Glasgow.
Oct 15, 202205:20
Unexpected TV Star

Unexpected TV Star

Season 7 Episode 2 4th quarter 2022 Mission Stories from the South Pacific For October 8, "Unexpected TV Star" from New Zealand by Graeme and Nicqui. Graeme shares his personal testimony as a way to introduce people at Alcoholics Anonymous to the life transforming power of Jesus.  How can you share your personal testimony in a way that the Holy Spirit can transform hearts?
Oct 08, 202204:49
Finding Hope

Finding Hope

Our mission story this week comes from New Zealand, by Christie. This season 7 and 4th quarter of 2022 will focus on mission stories from the South Pacific.
Sep 30, 202205:06
Season 7 South Pacific Mission Stories

Season 7 South Pacific Mission Stories

This quarter we feature mission stories from the South Pacific including Samoa, Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga,  Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and the Wallis and Futuna Islands. Projects this quarter include establishing a Hope Channel television and Hope FM Radio in Papua New Guinea, and producing King's Kids Discipleship Series, five children TV series of 13 episodes each based on the Conflict of the Ages series. Thank you for encouragin others to be mission minded!
Sep 30, 202201:23
Honoring Lord of Sabbath

Honoring Lord of Sabbath

We have reached our final mission story from  the South America Division for this 3rd quarter for 2022.  This weeks story comes to us again from Brazil as told by Felipe.   Thank you for listening to Sabbath School Mission Stories. 
Sep 23, 202207:04
Depending on God Alone

Depending on God Alone

Listen to this week's Mission Story from Brazil, "Depending on God Alone" by Marcelo.
Sep 17, 202205:01
Searching For Truth

Searching For Truth

Hear this week's mission story from Brazil! As told by Liu and Cris.
Sep 10, 202204:42
Swimsuit in the Church

Swimsuit in the Church

Tune in to today's mission story from Brazil, "Swimsuit in the Church" by Regina.
Sep 02, 202205:01
From Critic to Disciple

From Critic to Disciple

Listen to Breno's story from Brazil for August 27, 2022 Sabbath School Mission Story.
Aug 27, 202204:09
Church Under Mango Tree

Church Under Mango Tree

This week's mission story comes to us from Brazil by Karla.  Download Mission Posts and Fast Facts from the South American Division at bit.ly/sad-2022.
Aug 20, 202206:07
Sabbath Ultimatum

Sabbath Ultimatum

Today's mission story comes from Brazil as told by Diogo.  Diogo was about to become a father and was in need of work, but he was given a Sabbath ultimatum. What would he do? And what would God do for him? Tune in to find out.
Aug 13, 202204:46
Praying for a New Church

Praying for a New Church

Simone from Brazil prays for a church to open where she lives. Tune in to find out how God answers.
Aug 05, 202205:04
Beautiful Rock

Beautiful Rock

Jaqueliny from Brazil shares her story about how she came to know about that beautiful city of the New Jerusalem.
Jul 29, 202206:07
God Is In Control

God Is In Control

Mission Story for July 23, 2022 from Bolivia by Kurt. This mission story illustrates Mission Objective No.4 of the Seveth-day Adventist church's "I Will Go" strategic plan, "To strengthen Seventh-day Adventist institutions in upholding freedom, wholistic health, and hope through Jesus, and restoring in people the image of God." For more information, go to the website: IWillGo2020.org.
Jul 22, 202204:22
Song In My Heart

Song In My Heart

Tune in to this week's Mission Story from Bolivia by Gabriela.
Jul 16, 202205:09
Christ Restores a Couple

Christ Restores a Couple

Sabbath School 3rd Quarter, 2022, Episode 1 Mission Story from Bolivia by Anabelle
Jun 30, 202204:49
A Miracle Story

A Miracle Story

"A Miracle Story" for June 25, 2022 (2nd Quarter Mission Stories) from Angola by Milagre Braga Caminhao.
Jun 24, 202206:26
A Reason To Live

A Reason To Live

Mission Story for June 11, 2022 from Angola by Graca Muene. Part of this quarter’s Thirteenth  Sabbath Offering will help open a  Seventh-day Adventist school in Graça’s  hometown of Luanda, Angola. Thank you  for planning a generous offering.
Jun 11, 202205:21
The Lord's True Day

The Lord's True Day

Mission Story for May 28, 2022 from Angola by Cristina Vita Cavimbi Ferraz. Narrated by: Isela Muzquiz
May 27, 202205:13
Hope in the Pandemic

Hope in the Pandemic

Today's mission story comes to us from Angola by Antonia Miguel.
May 21, 202204:48
Parties or God

Parties or God

Mission story for May 14, 2022 from  Botswana by Bessie Lechina.
May 13, 202205:14
Dying to Live

Dying to Live

For May 7, 2022, Today's mission story, Dying to Live, comes to us from Mozambique by David Diogo de Victoria.
May 07, 202205:24
Meet You On The Other Side

Meet You On The Other Side

Mission story for April 30, 2022 from Namibia by Ocrhain Matengu. Thank you for your mission offerings that help spread the Good News about Jesus' return.
Apr 30, 202205:34
Blessing Others

Blessing Others

For April 23, 2021 Mission story from Zibabwe by Blessing Chatambudza
Apr 23, 202205:07
I'm a Dead Man Part 2

I'm a Dead Man Part 2

For April 16, 2022. Part 2 of  "I'm a Dead Man" by Alfred C. Machona from Zimbabwe.
Apr 16, 202204:37
I'm A Dead Man Part 1

I'm A Dead Man Part 1

For April 9, 2022. Mission Story from Zimbabwe by Alfred C Machona. Intro and Outro by Isela Muzquiz. Story read by Brian.
Apr 09, 202205:58
Missionary Changed My Life

Missionary Changed My Life

This quarter we feature the Southern  Africa-Indian Ocean Division, which  oversees the Seventh-day Adventist  Church’s work in Angola, Botswana,  Malawi, Mozambique, São Tomé  and Príncipe, South Africa, Zambia,  Zimbabwe, and seven Indian Ocean islandnations, including Comoros, Madagascar,  Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Rodrigues,  and Seychelles This quarter’s six Thirteenth Sabbath  projects are in three countries: Angola,  Malawi, and the Indian Ocean islandnation of Mayotte. Today's Mission Story comes from Zimbabwe, by Eugene Fransch
Apr 01, 202206:41
March 25, 2022

March 25, 2022

For March 26, 2022, from Thailand. Today we will hear how Charmaine gave her heart to Jesus.
Mar 25, 202209:11
Forgiving Mother Part 2

Forgiving Mother Part 2

After Charmaine surrendered her life to Christ in Malaysia, she realized that she needed to honor her mother as instructed by the Fifth Commandment. But how? Tune in to part 2 of Forgiving Mother for March 19, 2022 from Thailand, by Charmaine Ku.
Mar 18, 202206:13
Forgiving Mother Part 1

Forgiving Mother Part 1

Mission story from Thailand for March 12, 2022 by Charmaine Ku.
Mar 11, 202205:22
The Widow of Oudomxay

The Widow of Oudomxay

Mission story from Laos for March 5, 2022 by Sadua Lee.
Mar 04, 202204:57
Persecuted For Faith

Persecuted For Faith

Mission story for 2.26.22 from Laos. Kina is a pseudonym. The territory of Laos is a part of the Southeast  Asia Union Mission in the Southern  Asia-Pacific Division. The first Seventhday Adventist mission station was opened  by Richard C. Hall and his family in 1957  at Nam Tha, in one of the northwestern  provinces. A short time later, Nai Mun  Lansri and Abel Pangan and his wife  joined them, and by 1961 a church with 44  members, mostly from the Maeo people  group, had been organized. In 1962, all  mission personnel were evacuated from Laos  because of war. Shortly after the missionaries  left, military forces overran Nam Tha, and  the mission buildings were destroyed. Part of this quarter’s Thirteenth Sabbath  Offering will help open a school where girls  like Kina can study in Laos. Thank you for  your Sabbath School mission offerings that  help spread the gospel around the world.
Feb 25, 202205:05
Miracle Bus

Miracle Bus

Mission story "Miracle Bus" from Timor Leste by Zelindo Joao Lay.
Feb 18, 202204:57
Tina's Test

Tina's Test

Mission Story for February 12, 2022 from Timor Leste by Tina Alves.
Feb 09, 202206:05
Beatings Strengthen Faith

Beatings Strengthen Faith

Mission Story for February 5, 2022 from Timor Leste by Elizita Da Silva.
Feb 05, 202205:05
Angels Among Us

Angels Among Us

From Timor Leste
Jan 28, 202205:42
Bible Only For Priests

Bible Only For Priests

Sabbath School Mission Story for January 22, 2022 from Timor Leste by Angelo Pereira. Part of the Thirteenth Sabbath Offering six years ago helped open the first Seventh-day Adventist school in TimorLeste. Part of this quarter’s offering will help construct a dormitory at the school so that children from faraway villages like Angelo’s can study at the school. Thank you for planning a generous offering.
Jan 21, 202205:18
Taking the New Path

Taking the New Path

Mission story for January 15, 2022, from Timor Leste by Adolfo Monteiro. Please pray for the Adventists in Kodo village. Pray that they will be able to share the gospel with neighboring villages.  Pray for the only church school in TimorLeste’s faraway capital, Dili, where village children will be able to study while staying in a dormitory constructed with the help of this quarter’s Thirteenth Sabbath Offering.
Jan 14, 202204:46
Tending God's Garden, Jan 8

Tending God's Garden, Jan 8

Mission Story for January 8, 2022 from Timor Leste by Mario Dacosta. Your Thirteenth Sabbath Offering six years ago helped open the first and only Seventh-day Adventist school in TimorLeste’s capital, Dili. Part of this quarter’s offering will help construct a dormitory at the school so that children from faraway mountain villages like Kodo can study at the school. Thank you for planning a generous offering.
Jan 06, 202205:43
Finding The True Way

Finding The True Way

Mission Story for Jan.1, 2022. From Timor-Leste by Mario Dacosta. Timor-Leste Mission was organized in 2009 and is attached directly to the Southern Asia Pacific Division of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. There are 696 members worshipping in one church and two companies. This quarter’s offering will help construct a dormitory at the school so that children from faraway villages, such as those where Mario serves as a Bible worker, can study at the school. Thank you for planning a generous offering.
Jan 06, 202205:41
A Village Church

A Village Church

This mission story about Xiu-yue, a 68-year-old indigenous woman in northern Taiwan, reflects the realities of indigenous people in Taiwan. For Dec 18, 2021.
Dec 14, 202105:03
Vaccine of Love

Vaccine of Love

Jang Dong-Woon mission story from South Korea for Sabbath School Dec 11.
Dec 13, 202100:23
Vaccine of Love

Vaccine of Love

Sabbath school mission story for Dec 11. By Jang Dong woon.
Dec 11, 202106:32
SOS Missionary

SOS Missionary

So-hee's mission story from South Korea for Sabbath School Dec 4.
Nov 27, 202105:37
Help From Heaven

Help From Heaven

Sabbath School  Mission story on David Kim of South Korea for the 4th Quarter 2021.
Nov 21, 202104:57
Business Owner's Prayer

Business Owner's Prayer

Kiyong Kwon Sabbath School Mission Story for November 20, 2021.
Nov 18, 202104:57
Lost Lamb

Lost Lamb

Chie Chinyama's Mission Story from Japan for November 13.
Nov 12, 202106:56
Curried Rice Gospel from Adventist Mission.

Curried Rice Gospel from Adventist Mission.

A young girl from Japan learns about Christ through free meals from a Seventh day Adventist church in her area.
Nov 06, 202107:56
Taiwan

Taiwan

Tune in as I continue my journey back to God with a another mile stone pit stop in Taiwan. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/07/23/taiwan/
Aug 01, 202119:49
The First Miracle

The First Miracle

Continue with me with part two of my three year journey  back to God. On this episode I share a little bit of where my journey's first stop was after college and how God provided for me in a big way.
Jul 22, 202115:10
He Met Me Where I Was

He Met Me Where I Was

Tune in to listen as I share my testimony of how my journey to God began. God found me where I was first, at a bar in college, before I felt my need for him. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/07/07/he-met-me-where-i-was/ If you feel inspired or can relate and would like to share your thoughts, you can leave a comment on my blog post. Stay tuned for the following episodes as I continue to share what followed next on my journey to God.
Jul 09, 202108:54
Closer2Home Season 2 Trailer

Closer2Home Season 2 Trailer

Tired of all the emotions the pandemic brought out of us? Testimonies of how God has led in the past and continues to lead are one sure way of renewing our hope and strengthening us for the challenges ahead. In season 1, I shared object lessons that hit close to home, but season 2 will be about sharing testimonies that will help us to grow in character so we can be brought closer to home, our heavenly home.
Jul 03, 202100:56
End of Season 1

End of Season 1

Thank you for tuning in to season 1 of Close to Home. I hope you have been enjoying listening to object lessons from historical events, nature and experiences from my life. I hope you have also learned how to tune in to God's lesson for your life. I will take a short break, but will be returning soon with Season 2.
May 27, 202100:59
The Longest Battle

The Longest Battle

What does the longest battle in history have to do with depression? Tune in to find out. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/05/19/the-longest-battle/
May 27, 202108:51
Dreams

Dreams

This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/05/11/dreams/
May 12, 202110:46
The Ticket

The Ticket

This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/05/05/the-ticket/
May 07, 202112:08
The Pharmacist and God

The Pharmacist and God

On this episode, I share the story from Netflix' documentary, The Pharmacist, about a pharmacist who went up against an opioid epidemic after losing his son to it. It is a modern day David and Goliath story that will leave you inspired, so tune in and be blessed! This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/04/26/the-pharmacist-and-god/
Apr 30, 202112:23
Blessings and Curses

Blessings and Curses

This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/04/16/blessings-and-curses/
Apr 23, 202110:31
Haggai

Haggai

Listen as I relate how God spoke to me and rebuked me through the book of Haggai. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/04/11/haggai/
Apr 15, 202113:19
Not of My Household

Not of My Household

Today's episode is about a persistent orange tabby looking for love and food. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/04/07/not-of-my-household/
Apr 07, 202107:22
A “Time of Trouble” in the Sky

A “Time of Trouble” in the Sky

Can we learn spiritual lessons from a flight accident? Listen in as I share the story of flight BA 5390 to see what lessons can be taken at a personal level as well as a church body of Christ. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/03/11/a-time-of-trouble-in-the-sky/
Apr 01, 202118:39
The Night My Kitty Ran Away

The Night My Kitty Ran Away

Pets can be good for people who suffer from stress, anxiety, or depression. Or can they??? Listen as I share my traumatic experience with my cat, and how God was teaching me an object lesson all along. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/03/10/the-night-my-kitty-ran-away/
Mar 24, 202112:49
A Necessary Rebuke

A Necessary Rebuke

As a follow up on the previous episode, "I Must Tell Jesus," now it is Jesus who tells me something as part of a 2-part answer to my prayer complaint.  This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/03/18/a-necessary-rebuke/
Mar 18, 202112:06
I Must Tell Jesus

I Must Tell Jesus

2020 was bad for many, and 2021 seems to still have some surprises in store. Life's situations can be quite discouraging sometimes, but I have found something so easy that works in helping me to endure it all.
Mar 17, 202107:42
The Longest Night

The Longest Night

What spiritual lessons can we learn from nature? Based on the Netflix documentary "Night On Earth." Tune in to discover spiritual lessons that hit close to home. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2020/12/19/the-longest-night/
Mar 11, 202108:35
March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021

Mar 11, 202100:53