But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”
This week, we feature the work of Operation Mobilisation (OM), to give a glimpse into the work that God is doing, through His people, across the globe. People who to us may be nameless and faceless but have devoted their lives to being where God wants them to be and to reaching others.
Operation Mobilisation works in over 110 countries, motivating and equipping people to share God’s love with people all over the world. OM seeks to help plant and strengthen churches, especially in areas of the world where Christ is least known.
The following is an article that brings to light the things that we do not hear in the news but is just as real, probably even more so, as people’s lives are transformed through the power of Jesus Christ.
Greg Kernaghan, a writer for OM International, travelled through the Middle East in November 2013. He observed and listened to the hearts of Christian workers who have invested decades in understanding and loving their Arab neighbours. Greg writes this collection of stories from the perspective of the OM workers in the Middle East, in their own words, fastidiously avoiding using real names and places so that the story itself may be told widely.
We’re hearing of women and whole families coming to Christ, which is significant. Normally we would know of individual men but, as the culture places such importance on the family unit, this is a major step forward.
One girl is writing hymns and posting them on the Internet. That was where she learnt of Christ and has “met” workers, although she has yet to meet other Christians face to face. Two of her sisters also believe in Christ. A Bahraini across the country is gifted in playing local Arabic instruments. He puts her hymns to music and posts them on YouTube……
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Have a blessed and wonderful weekend, continuing to walk in Him knowing that He is our strength, our peace and our joy.
Love you, my sisters.