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November 13, 2017

“Every servant of God is called to be

ready to preach,

ready to pray,

ready to die.”

John Wesley (June 3, 1703-March 02, 1791)

June 27, 2017

If my attitude be one of fear, not faith, about the one who has disappointed me;

If I say “Just what I expected,” if a fall occurs,

Then I know nothing of Calvary Love

April 11, 2016

Kyrgyz in Uzbekistan

Population: 267,000

Primary Religion: Islam (95%)

Known Christians: 5% (13,350)

More than any other Central Asian people, the Kyrgyz have clung to their traditional way of life as nomadic livestock producers. They have also maintained their tribal organization. The basic unit of their society is the "extended family," which consists of between five and fifteen families who have all descended from a common ancestor. Villages are formed by combining five to seven extended families. The Kyrgyz depend entirely on their animals for survival. Not only are the animals used for food and exchange, but they also provide the only means of transportation in the region. Outsiders visiting the region are often vulnerable to altitude sickness ,which causes severe headaches, nausea, breathing problems, and even death. The Kyrgyz women enjoy more freedoms than do most other Islamic women. For example, they are not required to wear veils; they are allowed to talk to men and they may fre...

April 10, 2016

"A man may be theologically knowing and spiritually ignorant." 

- Stephen Charnock (1628-1680)

March 15, 2016

Banyumasan in Indonesia

Population: 8,668,000

Primary Religion: Islam (97%)

Known Christians: 3% (260,040)

The Banyumasan is one of the subgroups of the Jawa people groups, but they have their own cultural variations which differ from other Jawa peoples. The Banyumasan are also called the Jawa Mendhoan. The majority of the Banyumasan are Muslim, however, 80% of them are nominal Muslims and the other 20% are serious Muslims who strictly follow Islamic teachings and are faithful in worship. In addition, some Banyumasan also follow animistic beliefs, believing there are spirits that come from the unseen world. Ask God to raise prayer teams who will begin breaking up the soil through worship and intercession. That God will grant wisdom and favor to the missions agencies serving the Banyumasan. Petition for Christian teachers and medical teams to work among the poorer villages and that the Holy Spirit will raise up strong local churches among the Banyumasan.

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