There’s a question I often encounter—especially among my American friends: How can I make a difference for Christ in another country? Glad you asked!
Leszek Wakula’s church is considered quite large at about 150 members. This Baptist church has a long history of being faithful during the communist years, even when the communist came and confiscated their whole multi-story church buildings without any compensation.
Charl van Wyk and the church he is part of have become advocates for a settlement near their city called Klipweuhel. It means Stone Hill. It’s a tough place to be a teenager. In their culture, pre-marital sex is glorified. It verifies a woman is fertile and gives her worth. Senseless violence is part of life.
Cunan was stabbed to death. Why? Over a cigarette. A cigarette. Cunan’s life was worth less than the cost of one cigarette to someone. That someone was likely…
Over my ten-plus years in Poland, I have participated in a number of children’s camps, and the Lord has granted me the privilege of praying a salvation prayer with 15-20 kids. The first two boys who ever asked me to pray this prayer with them were in my Bible class at a camp in the summer of 2003. One of these two was a 10-year-old boy named Krzyś. Unfortunately, we have very little chance for follow-up on the kids at camp, so I’ve often wondered what effect the salvation prayers have had on the kids’ lives after camp. As is typical in Poland, Krzyś and I had no opportunity for further contact after our summer camp ended.
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.
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.
Josh comes from one of the poorest slums in our city, where drugs, prostitution and HIV run rapid. Josh is a gifted soccer player and through his passions for sports was drawn to our sports camps giving him hope to leave the slums and have a better future. Paul’s brother, Xavier discipled him for six years as his vision became clear to pursue a life of ministry. He now…
In India, being known as a Christian means social estrangement. In India, being known as a Christian is likely to mean persecution. So why would 250 boys from the slums of southern India volunteer for this by giving their hearts and lives to Jesus?