For 16 years I was on the street. I lost touch with my family…
Archives for November 2016
We’ve got a lot to be thankful for.
Because of Jesus, we are not left in a state of eternal sin and despair. Because of Jesus, we don’t face the penalty for our rebellion. Because of Jesus, we are changed people – people whose desires line up with His. And so, because of His death on the cross, resurrection and gift of His Spirit – the thing we are MOST thankful for – we are thankful for these 25 things.
God has definitely given ITMI’s Paul and Molly more than they can handle! Paul and Molly are raising, educating and providing for 23 children. On a missionary pastor’s income. In the slums of India. Yeah, that’s more than they can handle. And God keeps using it to point to His goodness and tender care for these most treasured girls.
“Why do the men sit on one side and the women on the other?”
Years ago, ITMI’s founder, Bill Bathman and his travel companion, Don Christiansen were in a Romanian church. This particular group of believers held long-standing traditions that had gotten them through the persecution of the Communism and the scarcity of the aftermath that followed.
But after the Iron Curtain came down, Don wondered why they sat the way they did. Was it to keep everyone from being distracted? Was it their sense of modesty and propriety?
Revealed in this article:
The simple idea that shockingly, many in remote villages don’t know exists.
An exciting example of the impact you’ve had in Zambia.
How discipleship can work even when you don’t live near those you disciple.
Three groups that have received 2 amazing and important benefits from the Kellers’ Container Project.
I have been an alcoholic for around 20 years of my life. In my life, I have had two very long spells of non stop alcohol abuse: once for about three years, the second after I lost my mother – which went on for over four years. I was drunk day and night. In December of 2015, I…
…nonetheless, Johan Leach and I set out to visit and dedicate the five new water wells just completed last month in the remotest of remote villages in far western Zambia.
Several years ago, Stone Hill was a forgotten squatters’ camp outside Durbanville, South Africa. But now…
This article was originally published in the March 2002 edition of ITMI Monthly. It was re-printed in the November 2016 edition as part of a “From the Archives” series commemorating ITMI’s 35th Anniversary. Some background: on July 25, 1993, twenty minutes after the Sunday evening service had begun at St. James Church in Cape Town, three terrorist […]