Finding a “market” for oral Bible stories

In Southern Thailand, relationships are central to evangelism. It takes time and effort to connect with people, to prove that you are sharing the gospel out of love for them, not because you have ulterior motives, or are trying to somehow score cosmic brownie points. Anything less than real trust and care doesn’t work, because these people have a lot to lose. 

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Round trip

“I intended to make the navy a career, but after about 12 years on active duty, my first child was born, and my father died from cancer. I started to question my future and my priorities. I prayed for the Lord to show me the way.”

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The most valuable thing

At her coronation in 1953, [Queen Elizabeth] was presented with a Bible as these extraordinary words rang out in Westminster Abbey, and around the world: ‘We present you with this book, the most valuable thing that this world affords.’

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Delivered from darkness

Growing up under communism as part of a minority language group in Asia, Bota knew nothing about Jesus. But as a young adult, she grew increasingly curious about the meaning of life and whether God existed.

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Called to peace

In Papua New Guinea, a Scripture-based trauma healing workshop brought together people from two warring villages. A ceasefire had been in place, but it had been broken. Many lives had been lost on both sides.

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