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Ministry to Muslims in the Midst of COVID-19

As I write this letter, we are in the midst of a stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus pandemic. This pandemic has launched us all into a unique season of ministry, but we recognize that with every challenge we also encounter new opportunities. Allow me to share just a few of these opportunities in relation to ministry to Muslims: – One missionary in a Muslim country reported that for months authorities have threatened to expel him out of the country where he serves. Suddenly travel restrictions would not allow anyone to leave or enter the country. He was rejoicing that…

Eye on… Asia Pacific – How Can We Pray?

During times of uncertainty, we know that our God remains in control! The Eye On… Campaign was developed prior to the tragic outbreak of COVID-19. Our parent organization has released a statement, and our director, Mark Brink, has also addressed this crisis. We continue to partner with our colleagues and friends in praying for the Lord’s guidance and intervention, and we pray that you will be inspired, moved, and blessed by the Eye On… Campaign’s content as we focus on Muslims in Asia Pacific. We are closing out this year’s Eye On… with a word of challenge and prayer from Asia Pacific…

Reaching Muslims in a Season of Social Distancing

It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario. I’m out walking my dog, and another neighbor, doing the same thing, is coming head-on in my direction. Like a game of chicken, there is a showdown on who will leave the sidewalk for the street first. Careful to keep our distance, I decide to leave the smooth sidewalk for rougher terrain at just the right time, before the possibility that a minuscule virus could invade either of our spaces. In this new reality that the whole world finds itself in, where we can nolonger gather in person, where we’ve all had a crash course…

Eye On… Asia Pacific – Dimas’ Challenge

During times of uncertainty, we know that our God remains in control! The Eye On… Campaign was developed prior to the tragic outbreak of COVID-19. Our parent organization has released a statement, and our director, Mark Brink, has also addressed this crisis. We continue to partner with our colleagues and friends in praying for the Lord’s guidance and intervention, and we pray that you will be inspired, moved, and blessed by the Eye On… Campaign’s content as we focus on Muslims in Asia Pacific. Looking at the Muslim woman in the boat with them, Dimas* told his friend, “Let’s throw her out…

Eye On… Asia Pacific – Prayer, Portion, and Paradigm

During times of uncertainty, we know that our God remains in control! The Eye On… Campaign was developed prior to the tragic outbreak of COVID-19. Our parent organization has released a statement, and our director, Mark Brink, has also addressed this crisis. We continue to partner with our colleagues and friends in praying for the Lord’s guidance and intervention, and we pray that you will be inspired, moved, and blessed by the Eye On… Campaign’s content as we focus on Muslims in Asia Pacific.

The Stories of Believers – Eye On… Asia Pacific

During times of uncertainty, we know that our God remains in control! The Eye On… Campaign was developed prior to the tragic outbreak of COVID-19. Our parent organization has released a statement, and our director, Mark Brink, has also addressed this crisis. We continue to partner with our colleagues and friends in praying for the Lord’s guidance and intervention, and we pray that you will be inspired, moved, and blessed by the Eye On… Campaign’s content as we focus on Muslims in Asia Pacific. The Jonah Initiative training in Baguio and several other locations throughout Asia has prepared and is preparing many…

Former Muslims Called to Missions in Albania!

Muslims are coming to Christ in unprecedented numbers and we rejoice at what God is doing in Muslim nations! As more Muslims come to faith in Jesus Christ, the need for theological and missiological training increases. For those of us who have been raised in church and trained in the Scriptures, we must never forget that new believers from a Muslim background need to acquire a solid biblical foundation. For the past several years, Global Initiative has been privileged to partner with missionary Kurt Plagenhoef and the Evangelical Theological College in Tirania, Albania. Fred and Annette Farrokh have been living…

It’s Not An Access Problem – Eye On… Asia Pacific

During times of uncertainty, we know that our God remains in control! The Eye On… Campaign was developed prior to the tragic outbreak of COVID-19. Our parent organization has released a statement, and our director, Mark Brink, has also addressed this crisis. We continue to partner with our colleagues and friends in praying for the Lord’s guidance and intervention, and we pray that you will be inspired, moved, and blessed by the Eye On… Campaign’s content as we focus on Muslims in Asia Pacific. What is the primary challenge in reaching the “never reached”? How can each of us make a difference…

Eye On… Asia Pacific – GI in Papua New Guinea

During times of uncertainty, we know that our God remains in control! The Eye On… Campaign was developed prior to the tragic outbreak of COVID-19. Our parent organization has released a statement, and our director, Mark Brink, has also addressed this crisis. We continue to partner with our colleagues and friends in praying for the Lord’s guidance and intervention, and we pray that you will be inspired, moved, and blessed by the Eye On… Campaign’s content as we focus on Muslims in Asia Pacific. A spiritual battle is raging in unlikely places around the world due to the spread of Islam. Keep…

“Let John Be John” – Eye On… Asia Pacific

During times of uncertainty, we know that our God remains in control! The Eye On… Campaign was developed prior to the tragic outbreak of COVID-19. Our parent organization has released a statement, and our director, Mark Brink, has also addressed this crisis. We continue to partner with our colleagues and friends in praying for the Lord’s guidance and intervention, and we pray that you will be inspired, moved, and blessed by the Eye On… Campaign’s content as we focus on Muslims in Asia Pacific. What was that moment like when you first believed? In our tradition many would point to a moment…