One of the greatest difficulties in trying to plant churches among Arabs is the constant issue of FEAR - fear of persecution, fear of rejection, fear of expulsion from family or community, and even perhaps fear of real death by execution. If only this fear were removed, we can imagine countless numbers of people sharing with boldness and more people hearing the gospel and coming to faith. Jesus said, "If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also." Our aim is not to eliminate persecution and minimize danger in our ministry. Actually, we know the one sure-fire guaranteed way to eliminate persecution: stop talking about Jesus!!! (Nik Ripken, Insanity of God, my paraphrase). But that's not what we want, nor what Christ commands. He commanded us to make disciples, baptizing and teaching. Please continue to pray with us.
Again, all prayer requests are in blue color below.
So millions of Muslims would LOVE the Messiah,
-Peter, Cindy, David, Nora, & Faith