Monthly Archives: January 2017

  • Imprisoned believer like Joseph of old

    January 31, 2017 | Persian Ministry

    “God turned into good what you meant for evil” (Genesis 50:20). Remember the story of Joseph, whose brothers sold him into slavery? After being falsely accused and imprisoned, Joseph rose to a high position in Egypt when he interpreted Pharaoh’s dream. God used Joseph to store up vast amounts of grain during the years of … Read more

  • Fighting the horrors of bride kidnapping

    January 11, 2017 | Alatoo Community Development

    Last month, the “Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women” (CEDAW)” wanted to learn the extent of the problem of bride kidnapping in their Central Asian region and what happens to the victims. Alatoo Community Development, together with a like-minded organization, held meetings with representatives of that committee in the Alatoo office. Together we … Read more

  • Breaking through the teenage wall!

    January 11, 2017 | Camp Adonai

    Dear Friends, As we shared in last month’s blog, Camp Adonai in Central Asia started a new outreach called OUR TIME, monthly meetings for teenagers. We wanted to keep in touch with teens who had the wonderful experience of camp, yet might not have Christian contact until our next camp. In our region many churches … Read more

  • Right approach opens doors

    January 1, 2017 | Shepherd's Call, Central Asia

    “Because we intimidate people with hell-fire and judgment, they just close their doors to us. In reality, we are the ones who close the doors because we use the wrong approach. We now see that Community Development (CD) can be used as a key in reaching of our community.” These are the words of a … Read more