Page 1
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Page 5
Page 6
Page 7
Page 8
Page 9
Page 10
Page 11
Page 12
Page 13
Page 14
Page 15
Page 16
Page 17
Page 18
Page 19
Page 20
Page 21
Page 22
Page 23
Page 24
Page 25
Page 26
Page 27
Page 28
Page 29
Page 30
Page 31
Page 32
Page 33
Page 34
Page 35
Page 36
Astherainandthesnowcomedownfromheaven3Whenwecelebratethe27thanniversaryoShowersoBlessingEvangelisticMinistrySOBEMEasternCanadahasexperiencedaverytoughwinter.TeGreaterorontoAreawasimpactedandparalyzedbyasevereicestormollowedbybittercoldandheavysnowortwomonths.WhatdoesthisnaturalphenomenonsignalusMaybethewordoGodromIsaiah55throwssomeinsights.ItscontextrevealsthatGodwillexecutehisplaninthewaybeyondourimagination.HisworkistobringliewithHiswordlikerainandsnowdownromheaventournishtheearthwithlie.For27yearsGodhasbeenusingSOBEMtobringrainandsnowromheavenstonurturelieonearths.Westartedwithradiopro-gramthentelevisionvarietyshowduringearlyyears.Itthende-velopedintotestimoniesoindividuallietransormationamongChineseChristiansromcontinentsaroundtheworld.Tesetes-timonieseitherintheormoahalhourtelevisionshoworara-dioshowovariouslengthshavebeenairbornethroughChinesemediagloballyintoheartoChineseinmillionseveryyear.Alsothesetestimonieswereputoncompactdiscsasevangelistictoolsorpersonalevangelismandmissionaluses.Wealsoembarkedonanewmediaenvironment.WerstlandedonGooglenowYouubetoextendourreachsupportedbyourocialwebsiteandFacebookpage.OurLiecareteamisalsoworkinghardtomeetspiritualneedsoouraudience.OnourChinaministrythe52episodesproductionprojecthascometothenalstagedespiteochallengesinthepasttwoyears.PraiseGodortheChinaproductionteamwhoworkedhardinChinaandallovertheworld.BroadcastingstartedintelevisionstationsinChinatodeliverSOBEMsLegendoOverseasChi-nesetomillions.ManyepisodesarealreadyuponV.QQ.comthelargestvideoportalinChina.WethanktheLordoropeningtheChinadoorandalsotoblessChinathroughSOBEM.Wehavetwobiggerchallengessincelastyear.Morevisibleisoneadvancedbytechnologydevelopmentsnewmediaenvi-ronmentothedevelopmentosocialmediamobilecommu-nications.AsaSOBEMadvisorremindedWiththedisruptiveinnovationandchangesinsocialmediamassmediatelecom-municationInormationandCommunicationechnologyandaudiencebehaviorsIenvisageSOBEMsuniqueroleandresponsibilityinGodsministrywouldbemoreandmoreim-portant.TereorewhileSOBEMisstillholdingrmonourvisionandworkwemustwiselyemploymoreresourcestoex-plorepossibleresponsestosuchchallenges.RidingontherstthesecondoneistheChineseyounggen-erationgloballywhomakesupthemajorityonewmediaen-vironmentparticipants.omeettheneedswehaveconceivedtheideaoourowninternetchannelasaprogramandcontenthub.Itisamidtolongtermprojectinveyearsplanning.TeBoardbelievesthepowerotheGospelRom116willbeexperiencedwideranddeeperthroughthisplatormonwhichChineseChristianaroundtheworldincludingyouthswillinteractandsharelieexperiencetopreachtheGospelinpowerandlikeshowers.InmeetingsuchchallengestheBoardbelievestheLordwillleadusthroughatransormation.TiswillbeaprocessoGospelculturedeepenedandoperationstrengthenedwithspiritualpowerordevelopingliemessageproductscreativelytoshowerdowntheGospelthroughthenewmediaenvironment.WethanktheLordorpreparingthe2014BoardoDirectorsinsharingthesamevisionandyearningoratransormationinthecomingveyears.OurBoardoDirectorsthisyearareRev.MichaelLauChairRev.DavidWangreasurerMr.Sam-myLeeSecretaryMr.imothyYeungEx-chairDr.Gabri-elChanDr.PatrickFungRev.ommyWongRev.MatthewChiuNewandMrs.RebeccaKwokNew.SOBEMisamissionalpara-churchministrywithaspecictaskortheKingdomoGod.ItistoshowertheGospellikerainandsnowtopreparetheearthorharvest.InthecomingyearsSOBEMwillurtherdevelopgospeltoolsomultiplecommu-nicationstoservelocalchurchesortheGospel.TeBoardwouldliketothankeachlocalchurchortheiraithulsup-porttoSOBEM.Tanksalsotoourstafmembersvolunteersco-workersandsupportersinprayersandgenerousnancial.JoinustomeetthesechallengesandjourneytogetherintotheheartoourLordJesus.LiechangesJesusdoesnt.MayallwedobetothegloryoHismightynameAstherainandthesnowcomedownfromheavenanddonotreturntoitwithoutwateringtheearthandmakingitbudandflourishsothatityieldsseedforthesowerandbreadfortheeatersoismywordthatgoesoutfrommymouthItwillnotreturntomeemptybutwillaccomplishwhatIdesireandachievethepurposeforwhichIsentit.Isaiah5510-11AMessagefromtheBoardofDirectorsSOBEMBoardofDirectorsAstherainandthesnowcomedownfromheavenAstherainandthesnowcomedownfromheaven