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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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Prayer of Faith
Prayer of Faith
Listen to Elia's story from Tanzania for January 28,2023.
05:10
January 28, 2023
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.
05:44
January 21, 2023
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.
04:29
January 14, 2023
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.
05:36
January 07, 2023
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.
01:04
January 07, 2023
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.
04:24
January 01, 2023
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.
05:24
December 17, 2022
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.
05:57
December 10, 2022
Here Am I! Send Me
Here Am I! Send Me
Listen as Asiata tells how God guided him to ADRA from Samoa.
05:27
December 03, 2022
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.
05:48
November 26, 2022
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.
05:12
November 13, 2022
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.
05:49
November 13, 2022
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.
04:50
November 04, 2022
Prayers, Plants and a Pandemic
Prayers, Plants and a Pandemic
Season 7 Episode 5, mission story from Australia by Emmy for Oct 29, 2022.
05:34
November 01, 2022
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.
05:20
October 22, 2022
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.
05:20
October 15, 2022
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?
04:49
October 08, 2022
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.
05:06
September 30, 2022
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!
01:23
September 30, 2022
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. 
07:04
September 23, 2022
Depending on God Alone
Depending on God Alone
Listen to this week's Mission Story from Brazil, "Depending on God Alone" by Marcelo.
05:01
September 17, 2022
Searching For Truth
Searching For Truth
Hear this week's mission story from Brazil! As told by Liu and Cris.
04:42
September 10, 2022
Swimsuit in the Church
Swimsuit in the Church
Tune in to today's mission story from Brazil, "Swimsuit in the Church" by Regina.
05:01
September 02, 2022
From Critic to Disciple
From Critic to Disciple
Listen to Breno's story from Brazil for August 27, 2022 Sabbath School Mission Story.
04:09
August 27, 2022
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.
06:07
August 20, 2022
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.
04:46
August 13, 2022
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.
05:04
August 05, 2022
Beautiful Rock
Beautiful Rock
Jaqueliny from Brazil shares her story about how she came to know about that beautiful city of the New Jerusalem.
06:07
July 29, 2022
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.
04:22
July 22, 2022
Song In My Heart
Song In My Heart
Tune in to this week's Mission Story from Bolivia by Gabriela.
05:09
July 16, 2022
Christ Restores a Couple
Christ Restores a Couple
Sabbath School 3rd Quarter, 2022, Episode 1 Mission Story from Bolivia by Anabelle
04:49
June 30, 2022
A Miracle Story
A Miracle Story
"A Miracle Story" for June 25, 2022 (2nd Quarter Mission Stories) from Angola by Milagre Braga Caminhao.
06:26
June 24, 2022
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.
05:21
June 11, 2022
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
05:13
May 27, 2022
Hope in the Pandemic
Hope in the Pandemic
Today's mission story comes to us from Angola by Antonia Miguel.
04:48
May 21, 2022
Parties or God
Parties or God
Mission story for May 14, 2022 from  Botswana by Bessie Lechina.
05:14
May 13, 2022
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.
05:24
May 07, 2022
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.
05:34
April 30, 2022
Blessing Others
Blessing Others
For April 23, 2021 Mission story from Zibabwe by Blessing Chatambudza
05:07
April 23, 2022
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.
04:37
April 16, 2022
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.
05:58
April 09, 2022
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
06:41
April 01, 2022
March 25, 2022
March 25, 2022
For March 26, 2022, from Thailand. Today we will hear how Charmaine gave her heart to Jesus.
09:11
March 25, 2022
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.
06:13
March 18, 2022
Forgiving Mother Part 1
Forgiving Mother Part 1
Mission story from Thailand for March 12, 2022 by Charmaine Ku.
05:22
March 11, 2022
The Widow of Oudomxay
The Widow of Oudomxay
Mission story from Laos for March 5, 2022 by Sadua Lee.
04:57
March 04, 2022
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.
05:05
February 25, 2022
Miracle Bus
Miracle Bus
Mission story "Miracle Bus" from Timor Leste by Zelindo Joao Lay.
04:57
February 18, 2022
Tina's Test
Tina's Test
Mission Story for February 12, 2022 from Timor Leste by Tina Alves.
06:05
February 09, 2022
Beatings Strengthen Faith
Beatings Strengthen Faith
Mission Story for February 5, 2022 from Timor Leste by Elizita Da Silva.
05:05
February 05, 2022
Angels Among Us
Angels Among Us
From Timor Leste
05:42
January 28, 2022
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.
05:18
January 21, 2022
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.
04:46
January 14, 2022
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.
05:43
January 06, 2022
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.
05:41
January 06, 2022
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.
05:03
December 14, 2021
Vaccine of Love
Vaccine of Love
Jang Dong-Woon mission story from South Korea for Sabbath School Dec 11.
00:23
December 13, 2021
Vaccine of Love
Vaccine of Love
Sabbath school mission story for Dec 11. By Jang Dong woon.
06:32
December 11, 2021
SOS Missionary
SOS Missionary
So-hee's mission story from South Korea for Sabbath School Dec 4.
05:37
November 27, 2021
Help From Heaven
Help From Heaven
Sabbath School  Mission story on David Kim of South Korea for the 4th Quarter 2021.
04:57
November 21, 2021
Business Owner's Prayer
Business Owner's Prayer
Kiyong Kwon Sabbath School Mission Story for November 20, 2021.
04:57
November 18, 2021
Lost Lamb
Lost Lamb
Chie Chinyama's Mission Story from Japan for November 13.
06:56
November 12, 2021
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.
07:56
November 06, 2021
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/
19:49
August 01, 2021
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.
15:10
July 22, 2021
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.
08:54
July 09, 2021
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.
00:56
July 03, 2021
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.
00:59
May 27, 2021
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/
08:51
May 27, 2021
Dreams
Dreams
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/05/11/dreams/
10:46
May 12, 2021
The Ticket
The Ticket
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://muzquizisela.wordpress.com/2021/05/05/the-ticket/
12:08
May 07, 2021
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/
12:23
April 30, 2021
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/
10:31
April 23, 2021
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/
13:19
April 15, 2021
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/
07:22
April 07, 2021
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/
18:39
April 01, 2021
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/
12:49
March 24, 2021
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/
12:06
March 18, 2021
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.
07:42
March 17, 2021
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/
08:35
March 11, 2021
March 11, 2021
March 11, 2021
00:53
March 11, 2021