• Divine Encounters

    October 10, 2017 | Cahaya Suku

    Brickmaker Nasar

    Sharing our new faith with people in our circle of influence can be risky. Nasar came to believe in Jesus about two months ago. His passion for learning the Word of God and for sharing his new faith …

  • Scary Encounter By the River

    September 12, 2017 | Cahaya Suku

    The only female worker on the Cahaya Suku team shares her scary experience so you can know better how to pray for workers who risk their lives to share about the Savior.

    Last July I visited one of my ministry …

  • Church planter’s witness backfires!

    August 10, 2017 | Cahaya Suku

    I thank God who has been taking care of me and my family up to this day. I’m a church planter with Cahaya Suku in Indonesia. I went through a challenging situation last month when I tried to introduce the …

  • Never Give Up

    July 20, 2017 | Cahaya Suku

    I’m thankful that after a four-month break for studies, the Lord enabled me to return to work with Cahaya Suku ministry on one Indonesian island. During the Muslim month of Ramadan (June), I faced a little difficulty in meeting contact …

  • As if we had met before . . .

    July 6, 2017 | Cahaya Suku

    I was riding my motorcycle around my city when I saw someone having a rest in a repair shop. I stopped and greeted this person. I asked him to check the condition of my motorbike. As he did, we chatted. …

  • Glasses salesman meets friendly farmer

    June 29, 2017 | Cahaya Suku

    Every day Kanto*, a new church planter working with a Cahaya Suku team in Western Indonesia, goes out by motorbike to sell glasses. His real reason is to meet people and find opportunities to share the good news with those …

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    Church Planting: Cahaya Suku

    February 13, 2017 | Cahaya Suku

    Church Planting Cahaya Suku

    Last year our Cahaya Suku church planters reached thousands of people and hundreds of these accepted Christ. From these new believers, many have also been baptized. We have continued planting house churches in all regions.

    There are some changes with …

  • The church planter who wouldn’t give up

    January 12, 2017 | Cahaya Suku

    Who can change the heart of an individual other than the Creator of life Himself? Afief*, a 28-year-old man from one of the Indonesian islands, was a man of bad character. When one of the church planters of Cahaya Suku

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    Indonesian women embrace servant leadership

    December 15, 2016 | Cahaya Suku

    IOCS-Womens Interactive Session blurred.Oct 2016 IOCS-Womens Leadership Training blurred.Oct 2016

    Our Indonesian culture is strongly influenced by values rooted in animistic beliefs. Those beliefs teach that being leaders is the right of only a few people endowed with a certain privilege or “anointing.” And we used to think that becoming …

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    Lives Transformed by God

    November 8, 2016 | Cahaya Suku

    IOCS CrossEmas’s Story

    An island in Indonesia is rich in asphalt and has a population of about 500,000. There’s only a small number of believers in this island because 99% of the population embrace Islam. One of our CP (Church Planter) …