Though affected by increasing Islamization, vast migration, secularism, poverty, and social justice issues, the people of Central Asia live in a strategic region, bridging China and the Middle East. In this part of the world, our goal is to identify partners who are passionate for the unreached in their land and help them tell God’s story in a way that wins hearts to Jesus. We are focused on three key areas: equipping leaders to effectively share the Good News, supporting development initiatives among the poor, and providing ministry training to Christian leaders.

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Central Asia is a land of growing Islam influence, migration, secularism, poverty, and social justice issues. But it is also a strategic region, bridging China and the Middle East. Our goal is to select partners in Central Asia who are passionate for the unreached. Then we help them tell God’s story in a way that wins hearts to Jesus. We focus on three key areas: equipping leaders, helping the poor, and training Christian leaders.

Central Asia came into focus with the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991. But the history of the people goes back more than 3,000 years. The region’s claim to fame to this day remains the Silk Road. Cultures, races, and religions intersected along this historic trade route. With a total population of more than 375 million, the countries of Central Asia include Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Contrary to common belief, Christianity predated Islam in Central Asia. In earlier times, Christian missionaries traveled the Silk Road to carry the Good News to these lands. But then the Islamic and Mongol conquerors came, bringing a profound change to the culture and religious beliefs of the people. Today, most Central Asians identify strongly with Muslim culture.

In the dim light of what remains, there is great opportunity. Our partners are using innovative ways to meet the needs of those they serve. You can help equip bold believers throughout this region to carry the Good News to people who have never heard before.

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Literacy classes open new worlds to adults

April 12, 2017

My name is Latifa* and I live in a village in Central Asia. We are four brothers and three sisters. My father is a sick person and can’t walk. My…

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Bringing hope to Special Kids

  Greetings dear friends! We at Camp Adonai in Central Asia want to introduce a few of our camp counselors over the next few months. Nurgul has been a counselor with…

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Motorcycle for sale!

Would you be willing to part with your only source of transportation to fund a week-long trip, 1000 miles from home, with a friend who promised you would learn more…

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Helping communities help themselves

March 23, 2017

  Shepherd’s Call held a recent community development training in one Central Asian village where participants came up with multiple problems in their community. Participants finally agreed on their worst problem…

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Nowruz Moobarak!

March 16, 2017

Happy Persian New Year! The Persian speaking world celebrates their new year on the first day of the first month which is March 21 this year according to the Iranian…

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Dilemma of Christian burial in Central Asia

March 2, 2017

The situation in our country gets worse day by day. The issue of religion causes a lot of tension. In 2016 we had a number of scandals related to the issue…

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The Freds of the Persian Speaking World

February 21, 2017

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.” (3 John 4 NIV) Can you identify with that sentiment? We can. Sometimes we…

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Imprisoned believer like Joseph of old

January 31, 2017

“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…

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Fighting the horrors of bride kidnapping

January 11, 2017

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…

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Breaking through the teenage wall!

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…

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  1. Carla Davis

    Pray for spiritual and physical refreshment for Central Asia leaders as they face many challenges.

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  2. Char

    Pray for work amongst the Alma people. They need business options that will help their community to thrive. They also need the good news to be shared with them.

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General Ministry Fund – Central Asia

Though affected by increasing Islamization, vast migration, secularism, poverty, and social justice issues, the people of Central Asia live in a strategic region, bridging China and the Middle East. In this part of the world, our goal is to identify partners who are passionate for the unreached in their land and help them tell God’s story in a way that wins hearts to Jesus. We are focused on three key areas: equipping leaders to effectively share the Good News, supporting development initiatives among the poor, and providing ministry training to Christian leaders.

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