For a Saudi believer, having a Bible in their heart language is crucial for them to truly know and understand scripture. This grasp on scripture is fundamental to the church planting movement in Saudi Arabia.
He had questions — so many questions! Thank God, you sent the resources to show him the way to salvation. Enes came to our Outreach Center in Turkey. A Muslim man, but with a deep spiritual hunger for the truth. He was amazed by the resources available to him — a Turkish-language New Testament, evangelistic and discipleship materials, plus a staff of caring Christians to interact with.
The danger is real. In Iran where the ayatollahs are in charge, telling people about Jesus is a serious offense … even possessing Christian literature can land you in trouble. And gathering as believers to pray for one another? Strictly forbidden. But this doesn’t stop your Faces of Eurasia Ministry. The enclosed information shows you — last year we reached 50,000+ people in Iran with Gospel literature — and right now evangelical Christianity is growing faster here than in any other nation of the world!
It’s a dangerous, hopeless place — a city ravaged by war, devastated by terrorism, where mere survival is a struggle. One young man felt such tremendous desperation — he was about to commit suicide — But then, in a city where the Christian population has been decimated and radical Islam has taken root, he looked up and saw the most unlikely thing: A lighted cross atop a church.
Every other word is nonsense — who would even attempt to try to figure out the meaning? But the text above IS life-changing: it’s the beginning of the gospel of John in an old-English Bible. Not long ago, the ONLY kind of “Bible” available in the Arabic language was ancient Arabic. Archaic. Nobody could understand it! Thank God, the missionaries who discovered this determined to create a modern-language Arabic Bible — And now, you’re helping us get this modern-language “Sharif Bible” to Eurasian Muslims … You are bringing hope to those in desperate need. Thank you! The message of eternal…