15 Days of Prayer for the Hindu World: Removing Barriers

15 Days of Prayer for the Hindu World: Removing Barriers

One exciting development taking place in some parts of the Hindu world is that Christ-followers are growing in biblical understanding of how to communicate the gospel in ways that resonate in the hearts of lost Hindus as good news. Despite Christianity’s likely...

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15 Days of Prayer for the Hindu World: Day 1

15 Days of Prayer for the Hindu World: Day 1

Bir has sometimes gone to church with friends in Nepal, but these friends were also trouble-makers. His family moved to the United States when he was a teen. Bir struggled with addictions and violence. It was in prison when he first heard about salvation through Jesus...

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Alone, We are just a Drop in the Vast Sea of Need

Alone, We are just a Drop in the Vast Sea of Need

We know the need: there are two billion unevangelized people in the world. Forty-seven thousand of them die every day, never once having heard the good news of the Gospel. We’ve heard how effective Disciple Making Movements (DMM) are, and we’re on board. But alone, we...

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“Does God Have a Hearing Problem?”

“Does God Have a Hearing Problem?”

“Can I eat here?” Karly asked the cook of a small food stand near her new home. The young Muslim woman, Farah, eagerly responded, “You speak my language?! Please, sit, sit! What do you want to eat?”  As Farah placed a plate of delicious food on the table and sat down...

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Balking at Baptism

Balking at Baptism

Three thousand people believing and being baptized in one day?! It sounds too good to be true, yet we know it is. The second chapter of Acts records this supernatural event. Thousands of people “from every nation” heard the loud arrival of the Holy Spirit and came to...

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Going Out Among the Lost

Going Out Among the Lost

Evan and Anna, Beyond’s Austronesian field leaders, recently shared tips on how they purposely go out among the lost to share the love of Christ. One of the ways they do this is by praying for the felt needs of people they meet. Anna shared this recent example from...

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When Persecution Becomes Celebration

When Persecution Becomes Celebration

The Bhojpuri movement is an ongoing Church Planting Movement in North India. Persecution is a common component of becoming a follower of Jesus in India. The following excerpt illustrates the commitment of new believers in the midst of persecution and how God chose to...

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“Did God Answer this Prayer 15 Years Ago?”

“Did God Answer this Prayer 15 Years Ago?”

Recently, Brian and Allison*, Beyond mission catalysts in Austronesia, learned of answers to prayers they and their partners began praying back in 2004! They had challenged their team to pray for several critical components of seeing a movement to Christ start among...

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“Does the Stone Idol Ever Answer Anyone?”

“Does the Stone Idol Ever Answer Anyone?”

Two years ago Luke and Rhinna* were new to East Asia and starting language study in their new home. They were praying to meet people right away that God had prepared to hear about His plan for redemption. One spring day, as he took his children outside to play, Luke...

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“Who Gave You the Right to Baptize?”

“Who Gave You the Right to Baptize?”

How many times in the New Testament did the Apostle Paul warn churches to be careful of the evil, Roman empire? Yet, time and again Paul wrote to churches warning them to beware of legalists (Judaizers), supposed fellow people of faith. A team in India take great...

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Only God Starts Movements

Only God Starts Movements

Since 2013, Beyond has seen the movements we coach grow to over 57,000 churches and nearly half a million baptized disciples. Kent Parks, CEO of Beyond, has said, “People are coming to faith in multiplying ways around the world. We have been praying for this for forty...

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