“Well, it all started whilst I was working on a cannabis farm in California …” I have heard unusual testimonies before but Mariya’s topped them all!
The country we are planning to work in has over 2,300 unreached people groups – more than five times any other country. Over 400 million people have never even heard the name of Jesus
Once the birthplace of Christianity (Acts 11:26), Operation World now lists the country where we will be serving as the most unreached nation of the world. Less than 0.01% are evangelical believers.
“It’s been very hard for you.” At my words, Sarah’s eyes welled up with tears. She sat in the reception area of our centre, in an immigrant ghetto of the Spanish town.
I have recently been enjoying reading the testimony of Lilias Trotter, a 19th Century, single missionary who devoted her life to serving God in Algeria*.
When The Daily Mirror calls it a “modern day Sodom and Gomorrah”, you know you’re not living somewhere picturesque and idyllic. Pattaya is a difficult and dark place to live.
1 in 4 people living in Pattaya work in the sex industry – the overwhelming majority forced to do so by poverty or trafficking.
Evangelicals in Spain lived under an oppresive dictatorship as recently as 1975
Whilst most Kenyans identify themselves as Christian, many people do not fully understand the gospel or how the whole Scripture points to Christ. Many remain unchanged by the good news of Jesus Christ, and few are seeking to reach those of other religions.
Deborah Prisk is interviewed on the Gospel Coalition website about her work in France.
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