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Her face looks like it can barely contain her smile, doesn’t it?
Why is she so happy? …

While planning my travel to Pakistan, many encouraged me not to go. Many expressed sentiments like, “You know what goes on over there!” “I don’t really think you should go to Pakistan,” or “Think about doing something different than going there.” …

It was a Wednesday morning when I got one of those calls you never want to get. …

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Why a Ukrainian Pastor’s Wife was So Happy to Receive a Bible in Romanian

Her face looks like it can barely contain her smile, doesn’t it?
Why is she so happy? …

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7 Things the Lord Impressed on Me in Asia

While planning my travel to Pakistan, many encouraged me not to go. Many expressed sentiments like, “You know what goes on over there!” “I don’t really think you should go to Pakistan,” or “Think about doing something different than going there.” …

Mark Burritt, Steve Evers

DEAR TEAM: A Wednesday Morning Call That Changed Our Plans

It was a Wednesday morning when I got one of those calls you never want to get. …

ITMI’s Lazarus Yezinai was invited to the remote community of Wau, South Sudan to encourage 46 pastors with Biblical training. Lazarus taught Chapter 1 from the Seven Areas of Life Training (SALT) material. …

After one of the sessions, the leader in Bangladesh told Steve, “Every word is valuable.”

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…

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Saved During SALT Teaching

ITMI’s Lazarus Yezinai was invited to the remote community of Wau, South Sudan to encourage 46 pastors with Biblical training. Lazarus taught Chapter 1 from the Seven Areas of Life Training (SALT) material. …

“Every Word is Valuable”

After one of the sessions, the leader in Bangladesh told Steve, “Every word is valuable.”

SALT Translation Update

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…

WHAT YOUR SUPPORT DOES

MAKE DISCIPLES

Translating this high quality material equips our partners to disciple and reach people for Christ.

GIVE HOPE

Bring people hope through Biblical truths.

CHANGE LIVES

When people make Christlike decisions, their lives are better.

WHY YOUR GIFT MATTERS

"I WAS TEACHING LIES"

“Thank you, thank you [for the training]. I didn’t know I was teaching my people lies!”

-Indian pastor and SALT training participant

"I HAVE BEEN CONTROLLING"

“Through this lesson I now know that I have been controlling and seeking praise from my church members. I have been [trying to put myself] in the place of God. Now I am asking God to forgive me from all that I have done and let Him lead me and the people He has entrusted to me."

-Indian pastor and participant in SALT training

"I AM GOING TO START A NEW LIFE"

"No one has ever told me that the money I have belong to God and I am just a manager managing God’s money and have the privilege to enjoy His money. I have never tithed in my life and I spend what I have in foolishly. I am going to starts a new life from what I have learned today."

-South Sudanese SALT training participant

"NOW YOU ARE ANOTHER KIND OF MAN"

“I am becoming joyful. Not as much pressure or depression on my mind. After studying this material and having you teach it to me…it changed my way. I [now know to] ask God for wisdom to make decisions, for everything I need and to give thanks for everything. My friend told me, 'Before, you were one kind of man and now you are another kind of man.'”

-Believer and teacher in Pakistan

"EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED IN MY LIFE"

"After you spoke and I learned the keys to unlock the gates of unforgiveness, everything has changed in my life. I went personally to ask for forgiveness from my sister. Now I am free and at peace within myself after God spoke to me through the (SALT material)."

-South Sudanese man after an ITMI partner shared from the SALT material with him in his home

"I NEVER REALIZED I NEED TO MAKE CHRIST THE CENTER"

"I never realized I need to make Christ the center of my finances and my business."

-South Sudanese widow, believer and micro-business owner after SALT training

WHY YOUR GIFT MATTERS

"I WAS TEACHING LIES"

“Thank you, thank you [for the training]. I didn’t know I was teaching my people lies!”

-Indian pastor and SALT training participant

"I HAVE BEEN CONTROLLING"

“Through this lesson I now know that I have been controlling and seeking praise from my church members. I have been [trying to put myself] in the place of God. Now I am asking God to forgive me from all that I have done and let Him lead me and the people He has entrusted to me."

-Indian pastor and participant in SALT training

"I AM GOING TO START A NEW LIFE"

"No one has ever told me that the money I have belong to God and I am just a manager managing God’s money and have the privilege to enjoy His money. I have never tithed in my life and I spend what I have in foolishly. I am going to starts a new life from what I have learned today."

-South Sudanese SALT training participant

"NOW YOU ARE ANOTHER KIND OF MAN"

“I am becoming joyful. Not as much pressure or depression on my mind. After studying this material and having you teach it to me…it changed my way. I [now know to] ask God for wisdom to make decisions, for everything I need and to give thanks for everything. My friend told me, 'Before, you were one kind of man and now you are another kind of man.'”

-Believer and teacher in Pakistan

"EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED IN MY LIFE"

"After you spoke and I learned the keys to unlock the gates of unforgiveness, everything has changed in my life. I went personally to ask for forgiveness from my sister. Now I am free and at peace within myself after God spoke to me through the (SALT material)."

-South Sudanese man after an ITMI partner shared from the SALT material with him in his home

"I NEVER REALIZED I NEED TO MAKE CHRIST THE CENTER"

"I never realized I need to make Christ the center of my finances and my business."

-South Sudanese widow, believer and micro-business owner after SALT training

LANGUAGES

ARABIC

Status: Translation Complete

BENGALI

Status: Waiting for Funding

POLISH

Status: Translating

TAMIL

Status: Translating

URDU

Status: Waiting for Funding

ARABIC

Status: Translation Complete

TAMIL

Status: Translation Complete

BANGALI

Status: Waiting for Funding

URDU

Status: Waiting for Funding

HISTORY

In Touch Mission International has used the SALT material to help believers around the world grow in Christ, and equip our godly national partners for discipleship.

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. …

When ITMI’s Lazarus Yezinai saw a half-naked 13-year-old boy wearing only a shirt, he didn’t think twice. The fact that the sight of this boy wasn’t a social spectacle or moment of shock and awe illustrates the extreme poverty and oppression the people of  South Sudan are facing. Lazarus quickly…

“After you spoke…everything has changed in my life,” wrote one South Sudanese man, a believer who had lived in a family feud with his sister for 8 years. Their angst toward one another had grown so bitter and strong that…

We touched a little on my “overheating” challenge in the Sudanese SPLA division military compound in our last month’s newsletter. If you will bear with me, I’m pretty sure that I need to share, as Paul Harvey would say, “the rest of the story.”

As you may know I am in Juba, South Sudan. It is very important to these people that you make sure you say “South Sudan” and not just “Sudan”. They fought long and hard, with much loss and sacrifice

The Fruit of Your Giving: Learning to Center Our Lives on Christ

Vicky Waraka, South Sudan, SALT

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. …

Doing What Few Would Do in Search of Hope

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When ITMI’s Lazarus Yezinai saw a half-naked 13-year-old boy wearing only a shirt, he didn’t think twice. The fact that the sight of this boy wasn’t a social spectacle or moment of shock and awe illustrates the extreme poverty and oppression the people of  South Sudan are facing. Lazarus quickly…

One South Sudanese Man’s Letter: “Everything Has Changed in My Life!”

South Sudan, Jahim Buli

“After you spoke…everything has changed in my life,” wrote one South Sudanese man, a believer who had lived in a family feud with his sister for 8 years. Their angst toward one another had grown so bitter and strong that…

Dear Team: 125 Women Overjoyed With God’s Word

South Sudan, Steve Evers, Vicky Waraka

Your “inside” look at recent ministry in South Sudan and what’s ahead for ITMI next month, straight from Steve.

“No One Has Ever Told Me My Money Belongs to God.”

Jahim Buli, South Sudan, SALT training

“No one has ever told me that the money I have belong to God and I am just a manager managing God’s money and have the privilege to enjoy His money. I have never tithed in my life and I spend what I have in foolishly. I am going to starts a new life from what I have learned today.”