One young polish pastor saw this deep need. The Lord called him to “translate the Bible for revival.” But as a young pastor in a post-communist economy, he simply didn’t have the resources to do what needed to be done. There were no organizations of Bible scholars who could tackle this task. Anyone with the qualifications was buried by trying to make ends meet as teachers or pastors. And that might have been the end of the story if not for…
This month, I felt led to share with you this need for teach-ability. God can use anyone and anything to get our attention and grow us to a level that only He knows we are intended for.
The decision to leave their home in Ukraine was a tough one. Vladamir was a lawyer. He and his wife, Julia, were raising three sons. Starting a new life somewhere else meant their sons would leave their school and their friends, for a new school in a new language. It meant Vladamir would be starting over with the career he’d worked to build. It meant they wouldn’t live in their home, the country they’d lived in all their lives. They’d be away from their people. Their family. Their friends.
During this season of giving, we asked ITMI partners to share their heartfelt answers to several questions. May their answers bless and encourage you!
GIVE NOW Poland Phil and Sue Thurston were an ordinary couple living in Tempe, Arizona. They had regular jobs. Phil worked for a local utility and Sue was an administrative assistant. Sue enjoys traveling, but in most cases, if you ask Phil, he would prefer to stay near home. Phil and Sue have been part […]
On Piotr Zaremba’s recent trip to visit the Polish residents of Chicago and New York City, he noticed something interesting. More than once, he heard people muse out loud, “…it really says that…that’s what that meant?” Many more flashed facial expressions that seemed to be communicating a similar sentiment.
“When Jahim returned to his lodging within the camp, he was shocked at what he found! “I was so shocked when I saw…”
Although I’ve been telling ITMI’s stories for more than 10 years, I had to ask our Polish partner, Dr. Piotr Zaremba, a question I really should have known the answer to. The question? It was…
Author Rob Slane wrote,”Through his words, character, and behavior, each and every father is constantly speaking to his children about the Father. And he will either be speaking the truth or telling a lie to his children about the Father.” I’m excited to share that in the coming months, we will highlight how the influence of the “fathers” of ITMI, while serving faithfully in their mission fields, is being shown by the next generation of ministry family…their kids! We will share how the kids we’ve all watched grow up, are launching off in ministries themselves.
Daniel shares a big and exciting announcement and two interesting stories: the unexpected result of sharing Christ in a coffee shop and an ex-con joins one of Daniel’s home groups.