Strength to Strength welcomed Merle Burkholder to discuss how stories connect with people in a wholistic way. They communicate a truth, connect with our emotions, and bring understanding that leads to change.

Merle also shares his personal experiences through his YouTube channel with 180+ stories (and counting), many from his time in Haiti, and all with valuable instruction.

An interactive question-and-answer period follows.

Recommended: Talk by Merle Burkholder’s wife, Edith Burkholder

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Merle Burkholder and his wife Edith live in Sioux Lookout, Ontario, Canada. They have five children. They have spent the last 45 years in mission work. Merle serves as staff pastor for Open Hands and as a mentor in the Servant Institute program. Merle has a desire to help people experience fullness in Christ and to see the kingdom of God grow here on the earth.


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