South Sudan’s economy is in shambles. The fledgling country never anticipated oil prices to drop to its current level. They also didn’t anticipate the impact that the internal civil war would have on their baby economy. With no dollars to buy and import every needed commodity, the cost of everything is exploding upward daily. Jahim Buli sends his deepest apologies for…
Visualize a place, an excessively hot, sticky, humid place with 1.3 billion people crammed together who are empowered by generations upon generations’ permissions to judge and even openly oppress those around you who don’t happen to be like you.
In December 2014, ITMI’s Jahim Buli felt led of God to have “open air” evangelistic meetings in his community outside Juba, South Sudan. God so richly blessed the harvest of souls, that…
Towards the end of the 2014 summer, Jahim contacted Steve and said “…the Hammer is missing!” His family knew not of his whereabouts. Jahim could not get in contact with him. None of his associates knew where he was. He had disappeared.
ITMI partners, Paul and Molly, work alongside Paul’s parents and siblings to reach their city at multiple points of need. Paul is now the pastor of Harvest India Church plant. Paul and Molly, whose name we don’t disclose for their security, have (3) young boys, ages, 1, 2 and 4. Here’s 10 things you should know about them.
“Why would anyone plant a church in the slums when they’ve had the best training in America?” they ask each other, about Paul. “Why return to India at all? Why not at least plant in a wealthy area?”
God has continued His great work in Angel’s life. She has been trained by friends who are with Child Evangelism Fellowship, in teaching children, and is using her new skills in her Sunday gatherings at her house.
The meager change landed next to her with a short clang. Twenty-two-year-old Magashwari had just finished washing the clothes of an upper caste family in Southern India in exchange for a few coins they tossed her way. Because of her blindness, she’d been told and treated like she didn’t matter by her family and society for so long that she believed it. And then one day there was a knock at her door.
ITMI interviews Indian partner, Paul, discussing the sports ministry, after school tutoring centers, church life in India and his Ashraya Daughters and current needs.
Thank you, dear friends for all your calls and messages encouraging us with our transition to the Midwest. 🙂 Paul and I praise God for each of you and ask His favor over your families. We have loved our time of internship in Rockford with Harvest Chapel and now this week again it’s time for our brood to move!