Tim* professed faith last year but has remained very much on the outside – always friendly and listening but never contributing or showing signs of spiritual growth. He was developing a reputation as someone who enjoys the fellowship but not the faith.
A few weeks ago, nine locals met at our home for worship. This was our teammates’ last week with us before leaving for some time in the U.S., and what a day it was!
Aaron*, the barber that some of our church members go to, recently started coming to our worship services. He is professing faith after years of outreach to him, and we are hopeful in his profession…
Christmas Day was great, both for our family and for our church, as a total of 17 local men and women came to our home on Christmas night.
At a weekly prayer and study gathering of Kurdish believers, the pastor created small groups and challenged the participants to read God’s Word and share together throughout the week.
I met Recep, a Kurd, in December, at an English-speaking event at a local café. He spoke absolutely no English, so we spent the entire time laboring through conversation using my very broken Turkish. I invited him to meet regularly with me to swap language practice with one another, and he was excited to do that.