A Shaman Counts the Cost of Following Jesus

A Shaman Counts the Cost of Following Jesus

*Soleh and his wife excitedly welcomed *Rio into their home. Recently, the couple had  both had dreams about Isa al Masih (Jesus the Messiah) and were looking to learn more about Him. It wasn’t easy. After all, they lived on “Patate,” an island in a majority Muslim...
“Don’t You Trust Me?”

“Don’t You Trust Me?”

Donna* is training Vera*, a new follower of Isa al Masih (Jesus the Messiah) in SE Asia, to hear and obey God through Discovery Bible Study.  A few months ago, as the two women read the story of Jesus calming the stormy waters, Vera’s eyes got very big, and she asked,...
“How do You Express Your Faith in America?”

“How do You Express Your Faith in America?”

GOD USES A THIEF TO ANSWER PRAYER *Thui was a Thai Buddhist when he got his job at an international school in Thailand. He began participating in a Bible study, and soon some believers told him he should remove all the idols from his house. He knew he should do it,...
The Parable of Good Soils

The Parable of Good Soils

Michael and Nicole* were excited to be asked by a couple they had previously mentored to train a group of refugees living in East Asia on how to implement a Discovery Bible Study (DBS). This couple had put in the time and effort to build relationships and gain trust...
Dying Grandfather Accepts Jesus 

Dying Grandfather Accepts Jesus 

Kam’s grandfather, Sunan, took his position as commune leader very seriously. He worked hard for the people and never charged anyone for the work he did, although other commune leaders did. Sunan was very ill for a long time but never told anyone. He lived separately...