Faithful Friend

Indonesia

At the age of 82, Samsuri still drives his becak, an Indonesian pedicab, to make a living in Central Java. He freely professes faith in Christ and is committed to living out scripture in his daily life. Especially when it comes to his family. Joy fills the air when Samsuri talks about his children and grandchildren. Being a role model for each of them, he takes pride in their lives. “I am grateful that all my children have gotten a …

Making an Impact in Kosovo

Albania, Kosovo

A quick glance at the numbers and you’ll see the great need for churches in the fairly new country of Kosovo. Kosovo’s population is around 2.5 million, and there are merely 30 Christian churches. These are small congregations, with the largest numbering just around 80 believers in attendance on a given Sunday. The smallest: ten members. The capital, Pristina, has just four established churches and a couple of groups working to build the church in different areas of the city. …

Radio Listener Communities

Indonesia

In the country of Indonesia, Christians and seekers form listener communities where they can gather in homes to listen to and discuss Christian radio programs together. A Chance to Hear the Gospel Sahat is a coffee farmer in the cold mountains of North Sumatra, Indonesia. When he goes to work in the mornings, he takes a small radio along so that he can listen to a program called Rencana Agung (Majestic Plan), a Christian program produced by Words of Hope …

Staying in the Word

Devotional

Twenty-four-year-old Steven has a tattoo of an eagle on his back. Steven is a dedicated hockey player, having pursued the sport all through high school and college. When his best friend on the hockey team decided to get a tattoo, Steven didn’t want to be left out, but he also wanted his tattoo to be a little different. A talented artist, Steven sketched out what he wanted his design to look like. His eagle is carrying a scroll in its …