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Beyond Cuba to the Ends of the Earth!

“You have been a huge encouragement to us this week. It was a fruitful time, and we learned so much we had not been aware of.” I am excited to tell you that believers in the Cuba Assemblies of God are responding to the call of God to take the gospel to Muslims in their country… and to Muslims in other parts of the world.   Thanks to your monthly gifts, Global Initiative is impacting the Muslim world with the gospel by training these believers through the Jonah Initiative. Some of our team members recently returned from training sessions in…

From Europe to the World

For many years, Global Initiative instructors have trained young missionaries at the Romanian Center for Cross-Cultural Studies (CRST). During this academic year, Harry Morin and Fred and Annette Farrokh taught the second-year students intensive classes in ministry to Muslims. Like many European Christians, our friends at CRST have noted that this is the 500th Anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation in Europe. Martin Luther’s nailing of his “95 Theses” to the church door in Wittenburg, Germany is considered by historians as the beginning of the Reformation. Revival fires are burning once again in Europe! Many of our missions…

Training Passionate Students in the Caucasus!

“Thank you for coming. I believe your visit was a divine appointment!”  We have been sharing with you how the Holy Spirit is opening new doors for Muslims to be reached with the gospel. This month we share news of yet another brand new open door of ministry! A few weeks ago, Global Initiative team members Fred and Annette Farrokh conducted an intensive missions training seminar in one of the six countries located in the Caucasus, a region at the border of Europe and Asia. The training seminar theme was “Sharing the Gospel with Muslims.” Fifty enthusiastic students attended the week-long…

We’re seeing a spiritual awakening among Muslims!

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Eph. 6:12, NIV Those of us who have ministered to Muslims for years are seeing an unprecedented, spiritual breakthrough in their acceptance of Christ. This is occurring not only with one or two Muslims here and there, but sometimes with a majority of Muslims in a community. Is this due to an increase in loving witness from Christians? In part, yes. Is it due to Muslims…

Millennials are heading to the mission field!

“Why do the unreached remain unreached? They remain unreached because they live in hard, difficult-to-access, war-torn, persecuted areas of the world, and we the church have decided the price of reaching them is too great.” This was expressed by the opening speaker (who works in a restrictive- access country) at The World Missions Summit 4 last month in Houston, Texas. The World Missions Summits are conducted in partnership withChi Alpha and Assemblies of God World Missions and U.S. Missions. Missionaries came to Houston from all over the world to join students from Chi Alpha and Assemblies of God university campuses…

Look what the Lord has done!

As our ministry staff at Global Initiative reflects back on 2016, our hearts are full of gratitude and thanks to each of you who have faithfully partnered with us this past year. Our team has the same heart toward you that Paul had toward the church in Philippi: “In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now” (Philippians 1:4-5, NIV). Many friends of Global Initiative: Reaching Muslim Peoples have stood with this ministry for years through prayers and giving. I would like to…

From Romania to Muslim nations!

The Holy Spirit is at work in unique ways among His church, as well as penetrating the vast spiritual darkness of Islam. We continue to hear more testimonies of Muslims encountering Jesus and surrendering their lives to Him! One key to Global Initiative’s effectiveness is our training of local church leaders and lay people to reach the Muslims in their communities and beyond. It truly is a multiplication process. Our missionaries are expanding their effectiveness through the training of young Romanian men and women. After the fall of communism, a number of churches from the West sent workers to minister…

Pablo and Maria: A Journey to Muslim Ministry

Pablo was so destitute that he attempted to commit suicide, but his gun jammed! Born in Central America an illegitimate baby, Pablo never knew his father and was abandoned by his mother. To appease the continual rejection he felt, Pablo turned to drugs and alcohol which landed him in jail by age 12. At 14, looking for comfort, Pablo illegally entered Mexico in search of his mother. Following her trail he finally connected with her in California. Unfortunately, his mother was not happy to see him. More rejection! Pablo’s anger and bitterness festered, driving him to join a street gang in…

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19 years and still going strong in Baguio!

“In this current climate of fear, distrust and even anger toward Muslims, the Holy Spirit is transforming the hearts and minds of Muslims. The Holy Spirit works beyond the barriers of politics and prejudice. We continue to receive reports of an unusual number of Muslims accepting Christ in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.” Click through to read about our latest training event in Baguio!

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