Ava was born in a country in Central Eurasia where women and girls are treated as a lower class. In her culture, their freedoms are limited, and no one acknowledges their intrinsic value. Sharing the gospel in this country is met with danger and hostility from the government.
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!
Brad,* a Central Eurasia team member living in Turkey, met a young man, Cem, at a coffee shop in Istanbul. During the conversation, Brad told him a parable from the Bible. When Brad opened his Bible to show Cem the same parable he had just related, Cem’s eyes grew wide. “You actually have a Bible!” he exclaimed. “I’ve always wanted to read one of these!” That day Cem eagerly received his very first Bible. Across Turkey, the vast majority of people have never read God’s Word. Many of them have never even seen a Bible. Turkey has no official state…