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    A Discussion with a Muslim Apologist

    April 7, 2021 | Cahaya Suku

    Our team started an outreach ministry in one Indonesian province less than a year ago. We are grateful for 11 new believers from this ministry. In addition to discipling these new believers, our goal is to share the Gospel with 400 people this year. We are thankful that God continues to open the way for … Read more

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    Two Families of New Believers

    February 8, 2021 | Cahaya Suku

    Nam‘s Family Two church planters in Indonesia first met Nam (53) at the end of August when they were on their way to a new ministry area. Nam was resting on his farm. After getting acquainted, they shared the Gospel with him. His heart was touched by the news of the forgiveness of sins, so … Read more

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    Considering the Word

    January 25, 2021 | Cahaya Suku

    I have known Brother Senen for a long time and have been building relationship with him. This month I made up my mind to share the Gospel with him and he wanted to believe in Jesus. In the following meeting, I shared about the eunuch’s baptism. Brother Senen said that he would consider baptism. But … Read more

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    Midnight Baptism

    January 11, 2021 | Cahaya Suku

    I have been working for almost one year with the church planting team and have been preaching the Gospel on the island. Some people said they wanted to believe, but, after following them up several times, they said that they didn’t want to meet again. More than likely their Muslim leaders forbade them after they … Read more

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    Four Indonesians Change their Eternal Destiny

    December 15, 2020 | Cahaya Suku

    We thank God for His grace and guidance for our church planters. Although at one point our region had a high percentage of people contracting the coronavirus, our church planters still had the strength and enthusiasm to share the Good News with local people safely by following the health protocols. Here are four short testimonies … Read more

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    Indonesia: 5 Radically Saved

    November 4, 2020 | Cahaya Suku

    A Disappointing Day It was a disappointing day. Nita and Martha had not been able to share the Gospel with anyone, and they considered returning home as they saw storm clouds approaching, but the Lord had other plans. They decided to visit a village that has embraced Islam for generations. As they were talking with … Read more

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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