Over two million copies of Born to Win, an in-depth Bible course written by William MacDonald, have been distributed to prisoners and believers around the world. The book boldly shares God’s promise to give everyone a fresh start. The blood of Jesus paid for all to have a second chance at life.
To explain what makes Emmaus more effective in some countries than others is complicated. The Balkan countries are certainly a case study of complications: historically (many empires have dominated over the centuries), religiously (orthodoxy, Islam, atheism), politically (part of the Soviet Union for 70 years) and even divisionism among evangelical groups since freedom after 1989.
The 2018 Emmaus Global Strategy Conference was an absolute treat to be a part of. Convened in the ideally positioned Hohegrete Christian Retreat Center not far from Cologne, Germany, this “get together” of many of the Emmaus country directors and associates had so many benefits.
From the #3 issue of the 2018 Emmaus Connection newsletter: We’re asking ourselves questions like: “What if those numbers were to double?” or even “What if, instead of 43 million courses in 75 years, we sent out 43 million every year?” We know that nothing is impossible with God (Luke 1:37).