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  • 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

  • Tsunami

    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

  • Finding Jesus Through Organic Fertilizer

    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

  • Years of Faithful Prayer Yield Results

    Years of Faithful Prayer Yield Results

    October 5, 2018 | Cahaya Suku

    R* is a woman from one of the Muslim Unreached People Groups in South Sumatra who first heard about Jesus Christ three years ago, and has since been discipled by a female church planter from our ministry ever since. She became a believer after three years of this discipleship. Recently, though, she has been faced … Read more

  • IOCS July August 2018 Update The Cycle of Discipleship

    The Cycle of Discipleship

    July 27, 2018 | Cahaya Suku

    Eki* is a local believer who was recently trained by a church planter from Cahaya Suku in how to share the Gospel with Muslims. He has been enthusiastic in practicing what he has learned, and just last month he taught one of his friends how to initiate a conversation about the Gospel with Muslims. When … Read more

  • Lost Woman in Need

    June 27, 2018 | Cahaya Suku

    Many times God uses troubles in our lives to make us think of Him and draw us closer to Him. Lia*, a beautiful 32-year-old woman, is from a Muslim Unreached People Group that Cahaya Suku serves. Despite being a hard-working and honest person, Lia has gone through many troubles in her life. She has married … Read more

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    One Hot Day and One Changed Life

    May 9, 2018 | Cahaya Suku

    God is still working to this day in the lives of Muslims to guide them to our Savior. Three weeks ago, despite the blazing sun and temperatures reaching close to 100 in our city, the importance of sharing the Gospel with the lost moved me to compassion. So, I traveled the dusty, barren streets hoping … Read more

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    Robi Makes Peace with the Past

    May 1, 2018 | Cahaya Suku

    The members of A2-Bangkalan church planting team work together as they go to their mission field. The team looks for clients in places like downtown, the soccer stadium and fishermen villages. As they find a prospective client, the team doesn’t directly share the Good News but makes friendship first. After the initial chit-chat and if … Read more

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    Lessons of Opportunity and Perseverance

    March 28, 2018 | Cahaya Suku

      Encounter at the Driver’s License Office It’s God who gives opportunities to preach the Gospel and perseverance in discipling new believers. Like last month when I accompanied my wife to get a driver’s license at the police station, we met a man named Mutra*. He works as an operator for heavy equipment and lives … Read more

  • IOCS neighborhood where Manokwari team serves.Jan 2017

    A Year in God’s Providential Care

    January 31, 2018 | Cahaya Suku

    As we look back on 2017, we are grateful for God’s providence and care for our ministry at Cahaya Suku and for all the staff, church planters and their families. We faced difficulties, challenges and problems at all regional/branch places of service, but we see it as a means of discipline from God. It also … Read more