We just finished our first discipleship meeting with nine young men.
Starting in September 2019, Melissa*, a young adult believer, started secluding herself from the rest of the church and was slowing falling away from the faith
As a result of the efforts of a local brother’s faithfulness to share the good news with those around him, we have come together with him to start a Bible study in the local language for people who are interested in learning more about what the Bible teaches!
Recently, I visited a new friend for the first time after observing her growing faith. When I asked her how she came to faith in Christ, she told me about receiving aid from a Kurdish church.
Our language helper, Sally*, is a new believer, but her husband, Frank*, did not appear to care one way or the other for a long time. Sally occasionally brought her pastor to visit and talk to Frank, but he did not listen much. He simply was not very interested.
Hakim* and Fatma* are a Kurdish couple who are married with a 15-year-old daughter. For 11 years, Fatma has suffered from severe foot pain and has been on a high dose of pain medication.