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My Father’s Heart

My Father's Heart by Alethia Stendal EXCERPT FROM ALETHIA'S UPCOMING BOOK: In the past, there have been lots of chances of turning back, only dad never did.  When I was 11 years old the missionary school in Bogota where I attended was suddenly swarming with missionary kids fleeing the violence of the eastern planes.  Ray Rising had been kidnapped causing

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Fighting For Religious Liberty For Women

Fighting for Religious Liberty for Women - Reported by Marina Stendal Russell and I, along with our thirteen-year-old granddaughter Gabriella, recently traveled to Nigeria to attend conferences on women’s religious liberty and freedom. We were very impressed with the Christian African leaders we met. In Colombia, the security in rural areas has degenerated, particularly in areas known for drug growing

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Internationally Risking Much for Jesus

Is risking much for Jesus, right? Reported by David Witt The Bangladesh bus system is one of the most dangerous transportation systems in the world. The usual ride to the tribal area is an eleven-hour journey. Visiting remote villages involves dealing with inadequate sanitation, witchcraft, and tribal militias who are suspicious of non-tribal people, especially Christians, leading their people away

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One Million Bibles For Venezuela

Transporting this Amount of Bibles per Week for 100 Weeks In order to reach our goal of one million Bibles for Venezuela we would have to transport this many Bibles per week for the next 100 weeks. Then, only 1 Venezuelan in 30 would have a Bible. However, it would be enough to greatly encourage all the churches and to give

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Radio Broadcast and Bible Distribution…

Radio Broadcast and Bible Distribution on One of the Most Dangerous Borders in the World   The situation in Venezuela continues to deteriorate. In the midst of the upheaval we are engaged in distributing a container load of beautiful study Bibles to besieged pastors and leaders. There are many places where the border between Colombia and Venezuela has been closed

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India Testimony – Fully Satisfied in Jesus

My name is Keva, and I was born into a home with a lot of Hindu superstitious practices. As a young man, the religious Hindu practices did not give me contentment, so I chose a different lifestyle. I formed a village gang with an idea to support the political cause in my region and mobilize young people from village to village. We did

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India Testimony – A Hard Heart Turned to God’s Heart

My name is Tarus and I was born in a very strong Hindu home. My home was almost like a temple. I gradually came to know Jesus as my Savior by visiting my Christian friend’s house. I renounced my Hindu faith in 2016. Since the day I became a Christian, my life was filled with warfare and each day I

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Ministry in Mexico

SUPPLYING NEEDS IN MEXICO The workers in Mexico travel through treacherous areas in the mountains to bring practical items to the families. Pictured are children receiving much needed supplies. JOYFULLY CARING FOR BABIES SOM-Mexico leader joyfully caring for a baby during the distribution of clothing, shoes and Christian resources to the people in a

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Ministry in Remote Villages Despite the Risk – Mexico Update

SOM-Mexico Reaching Remote Mountainous Villages with the Gospel In order to reach the mountainous villages with the gospel, there are many risks, as we have to walk these trails that are used by the drug smugglers. The outreach team traveled by horseback for eight hours to deliver the Word of God.

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IDOP

International Day of Prayer We invite you to join us during IDOP in praying, interceding, and informing others about Christians suffering for their witness of Christ globally. The month of November sets the stage for us to cultivate a lifestyle of prayer for our persecuted family on a consistent basis. We ask you to remember those who are beaten and imprisoned, those

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Medical Brigade

Dentists being flown in by Ultralight Aircraft By SOM Mexico Staff May 2019, the SOM Mexico Medical Team had the first medical brigade with the SOM Mexico team in the mountains in a small community in Mexico. Along with the team came two dentists and two nurses. Around 170 people were seen by the dentists from not only

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Evangelism Workshop Testimony

I am pleased to introduce to you Tina Wright, who recently was promoted to Senior Instructor status for SOM Witness Development Workshops. A Senior Instructor is someone who has become proficient to lead and coach in the Discussion Discipleship Workshops and Witness Development Evangelism Workshops. They have demonstrated maturity of Christ-like leadership and fruit of the Holy Spirit. I have

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