They don’t learn about the Savior multiplying the loaves and fishes — there’s no singing of “Jesus loves the little children” … Instead as they’re growing up, they learn about tales of angry spirits and witches! Most children in Nepal are Hindus — but a strong strain of ancient animistic religion has become syncretized with their Hinduism and infuses tales of hungry ghosts that bring destruction.
That’s how long it would take to translate the Full Life Study Bible, known internationally as the Fire Bible, from English to Nepali.Even then, you would need two translators. One person working alone couldn’t possibly do it.But when Udgam heard about it, he immediately applied for the translation assignment and said he would do it all, himself. He is a bi-lingual Nepali man who had received the English-language Fire Bible years ago.
If I told you who was asking for Bibles, you would be shocked — It’s a majority-Muslim nation that has previously been closed to us — a place where Christians are at risk and there’s fierce opposition to the Gospel. Nevertheless, the Holy Spirit is at work. Muslims here are looking for hope, and they’re willing to take the risk of learning about Jesus …
You can’t count the stars in the sky. If you could count only the ones visible to you on a clear, dark night, it would be about 2,500. You cannot count all the unreached people in Eurasia, either, but if you could, the number would be about 1.9 BILLION. Far, far more than the visible stars in the sky!