Though we had less than a month, we gathered the funds needed for our trip and ITMI graciously partnered with us, and we were grateful to the Lord for His provision. Then a swine flu broke out in Ukraine, and we were strongly advised not to go by the Ministry of Health.
Twelve years ago, the city of Gniezno, Poland wanted ITMI’s Bread of Life and the Gniezno Church to open a soup kitchen and transition home for men. But, instead of helping Bread of Life and the church pay for it, they…
Amid yet another report of political rumblings in South Sudan, ITMI partner, Jahim Buli, is working relentlessly and selflessly on behalf of his people.
When ITMI’s Richard and Brooke Nungesser first arrived in Poland in 2001, their “primary work” was teaching English. God had other plans for the pair.
ITMI partners, Paul and Molly are serving in India alongside Paul’s family of national Christian workers. Together the family operates a sports ministry for impoverished youth from the slums, after-school tutoring centers as well as training local pastors and shepherding a total of 3 churches – a mother and two daughter church plants.
Christmas is a time of year when many who would otherwise be uninterested in things of God are more receptive to His message. So whatever their resources, ITMI partners are often found creatively designing ways to reach people around them this time of year. The result?
As 2016 begins, a theme in the stories I’m getting from the field of late is that God knows and sees everything…He is important, He is listening and He is ahead of us. As John Piper says, “God is always doing 10,000 things and usually we are aware of only 3-4 of them.”
Brooke took one last look at the curb, and saw the backs of two of the children who were hoping for a ride to Bible Club but couldn’t fit in her small van. They were already leaving.
ITMI’s Timothy Keller, veteran in ministry all over Africa, aptly pointed out, “How do you help those with the greatest need in a community where everyone has little to nothing? Helping the poor in the third world has to be done very carefully….”
Rebecca was widowed in an attack on her village near Juba – in what was then the country of Sudan. She and other women from her village were captured and forced to…