Christmas was coming. On the Cape Verde Islands off the coast of West Africa, the Cape Verdean translation team was hard at work translating the Gospel of Luke into their mother tongue: Kabuverdianu. When they completed the first two chapters, they gave a copy to their pastor to review.
After his wife died, Militon had a dream in which his wife appeared to him. “Don’t travel the trail that I’m travelling on now,” she told him.
An angry young man named Ricardo burned down a missionary couple’s house. But after he found a Bible that had survived the fire and slipped it into his pocket, everything changed.
Jesus longs for Martha to rest at His feet, behold Him, and listen to His words. Jesus longs for us to treasure that which we cannot lose.
Feeling a canopy of darkness hovering over the room, Marilyn prayed to God to protect her from any spirits connected to the fetishes: “Please, Lord Jesus, you are more powerful than these fetishes. You can command the spirits they serve. Please protect me.”
“How will going through the book of Genesis help to disciple this man? Usually you start [discipling new believers] in John’s Gospel or something like that.”