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Missions Insider Report
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Volume 17, Issue 40

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Expanding Christ's Kingdom on 'the Island of Gods'

Islam is growing on Indonesia's island of Bali, but for most inhabitants, Hindu/Buddhist belief mixed with animism, magic and mythology permeates their lives. Local missionaries are well suited to the gospel challenge.
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Our Mental Health (and Faith) Crisis In last week's post, I lamented that the Church has the answers to all of the problems plaguing mankind in the person of Jesus Christ, and yet we persist in looking to the government (and other sources) for solutions. I mean, we can't just be doing crazy things like praying in faith over and for people and situations in our lives, can we? That wouldn't be very logical, would it?
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Photo of the Week

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Bali Baby  

One of the newest arrivals at an orphanage on the island of Bali is a 1-year-old who will benefit from food, shelter and, eventually, financial assistance to attend school, thanks to an indigenous ministry based on the Indonesian island. "With some of these kids, we don't know who their parents are because we rescued them from the street, and they were homeless and abandoned," the director of the ministry said. Christian workers who educate the children about Christ can feed one for $90 a month and meet all of their needs for $200 each. "Some of them are from poor families with only one aged grandparent who can no longer care for the kids," the director said. "With some of them, the grandparents have already passed away. They stay with us because they are homeless with no family."

 


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