Native Christian workers praised God for tribal leaders in their 70s and 80s who recently put their faith in Christ as Lord and Savior, resulting in entire villages coming to saving faith. Workers were also encouraged by responses to their radio broadcasts.
A native Christian worker’s gospel radio broadcasts are drawing two calls a day from Muslims desiring to become followers of Christ. “Earlier this year it was men calling, now it is women who are sharing their desire to be followers of Jesus,” the ministry leader said. “Please be in prayer for the women, as they are being persecuted by their families for leaving Islam.”
A 38-year-old Buddhist monk had everything he needed in his monastery, where he had lived since his teens, but he longed to be a child of God. He had listened to a native Christian worker’s radio broadcasts for about four months when he heard him quote John 1:12 about becoming children of God through receiving Christ.
A native ministry provides accommodation for university students and others where the gospel can be shared. One impoverished young man was neither a Christian nor a student, but after coming to Christ he has moved back to his home village, where he has obtained work and eagerly shares his faith with others.