The pastors Paul meets with regularly to disciple and train via Zoom have been hit hard. Most have no income right now. Their families are hungry.
It was a voice I knew very well. The tone and accent were familiar sounds that I had spent a lot of time with. Almost immediately, I was concerned.
Monika Bacik sank into one of the empty swings on the playground. Her young son, Niko, had bounded ahead joyfully when they arrived and was already visiting his favorite equipment. Monika brushed her blonde hair from her face. She needed to think. Just before she’d picked up her son from school, she’d gotten some troubling news.
Like most of the people living in this area, ITMI’s Casa Dorca Children’s Home relies on a boiler system that runs on wood to heat their approximately 2000 square meter building.
When word of pandemic-related lockdowns first reached us, it seemed for a moment that many of our partners’ ministries would grind to a halt. Schools that were the main point of contact with needy families would be closed. Churches wouldn’t be able to gather. But quickly, ITMI’s role became clear: help our partners make the most of these God-orchestrated opportunities. Project Joseph was born.
“Last month we lost one of these precious servants…”
Last month, we shared about an immediate opportunity to make an impact in the least-reached countries of Pakistan and Bangladesh. We’re pleased to report that…
Johann excelled in music from a very young age, and from there, only ascended with his music. Johann loved the scriptures also. His passion was to give his community “well-regulated church music to the glory of God,” and he would often scribble “J.J” on his blank future sheets of music: Jesu Juva (“Help me, Jesus”). Johann Sebastian Bach once responded to a compliment on his musical skills with the comment, “There is nothing very wonderful about it, you have only to hit the right notes at the right moment and the instrument does the rest.” …
Twelve South Sudanese women sat on hard, wooden benches, their shoes on the cement floor of Living Word of God Church in the Buluk section of Juba, South Sudan. …
This article was originally published in the March 2021 edition of ITMI Monthly. At the end of 2020, your Christmas giving supplies our partners with these tools to use in sharing the Gospel with the hurting and needy.