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    Church Planters and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    May 19, 2020 | Cahaya Suku

    We thank our Lord who continues to open the way for our church planters to disciple members of the house churches and the new believers. In the areas where lockdown for the pandemic is being enforced, the teaching material for discipleship is mostly delivered by phone; however, the church planters still make direct visits to … Read more

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    Pioneering a Ministry in a New Place

    May 6, 2020 | Cahaya Suku

    One of Cahaya Suku’s church planting teams started serving among the Muslims in the city of Ja* in Sumatra in mid-February. The team, consisting of 2 families, was grateful because in this short time two local people had come to faith in Jesus Christ. The team kept praying that God would continue to open the … Read more

  • Pray – Flood in Indonesia

    January 13, 2020 | Cahaya Suku

    On 1st January, on the western side of Indonesia, a flood occurred, but we are thankful that our team is all safe. Please pray for us so that through this disaster the door to evangelism will be increasingly opened to the area. Thank you very much for all your support. Jesus bless you… Thanks, Cahaya … Read more

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    Unemployed Man Gains More than a Job

    January 12, 2020 | Cahaya Suku

    This Cahaya Suku church planting team consists of three families — team leader John* and his family and Rich* and Donny* with their families. The island where they serve experienced bloody conflicts between Islam and Christians in the year 2000 where more than one thousand people were killed. Since then Christians are rarely willing to … Read more

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    God has Many Ways to Make the Gospel Known

    October 17, 2019 | Cahaya Suku

    A testimony of two church planters who are serving in the eastern part of Indonesia: Rendy*, a church planter, was traveling in July to visit a few areas that were hit by the earthquake. He stopped on the side of the road by a small stall in front of a house and got acquainted with … Read more

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    Joy From Jesus’ Miracles

    July 24, 2019 | Cahaya Suku

    Here’s a testimony from a Church Planter in Southern Sumatra We were grateful that God led us to meet Putra*, who is 33 years old, and his father, Arif*, who is 58. They began to believe in Jesus after hearing the Gospel from us last February. After they were baptized, the Church Planters met with … Read more

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    There is power in the name of Jesus

    May 7, 2019 | Cahaya Suku

    Cham* is a church planter who works on a small island with a population of 93,000 in the Eastern part of Indonesia.   Cham met Hoa* almost three years ago when he was cleaning his motorcycle by a river. Hoa who was a shaman told Cham of his ability to heal illness. In return, Cham … Read more

  • IOCS April

    Natural Disaster Gives Men the Chance to Hear About Jesus

    April 5, 2019 | Cahaya Suku

    We thank God for taking care of our ministry. Despite the difficulties and challenges we faced, we were grateful that God has been protecting and providing for our family. Ministry in our area has been hard for the past three months. It has been challenging for us to follow up with new believers. However, our … Read more

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    Tsunami on the Southern Coast of Lampung

    February 4, 2019 | Cahaya Suku

    Buu* and his wife were asleep when the tsunami struck. Chau*, their daughter, was also sleeping with her husband and two children. Around 9:15 pm they could hear the sound of waves coming on shore. Chau woke and ran out to see the store next door to them had collapsed. She woke everyone up, and … Read more

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    Finding Jesus through Organic Fertilizer

    December 8, 2018 | Cahaya Suku

      This is a story from a church planter in Indonesia.   After planning and praying for a month, God finally opened the way for us to enter a village. The training I attended about Community Development some time ago has made me feel more equipped to enter the village. On October 26th, my fellow … Read more