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
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.
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
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
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
Lomalinda is a beautiful place! by Russell Stendall, Jr. It’s located in the plains of eastern Colombia, however Lomalinda isn’t flat. Lomalinda translates to “Beautiful Hill” an apt name for this land. The rolling hills are a peaceful contrast from the stubbornly flat land it lies between. Sadly, Lomalinda has not seen peace for the last few decades. It has
Religion to Relationship - A Hindu Transformed to Christ My name is Khash, and I was born into a very religious Hindu family. Our region was very dark and filled with strong cultic belief systems and opposition against the true gospel and followers of Jesus Christ. For generations, our people believed various; complicated Hindu practices. The whole country is filled with
Watered in Faith Reported By Samuel Hernandez We send our most sincere appreciation for the help received from our partners, individuals and anonymous friends who continue supporting the tremendous work of God in Colombia. The El Tablón project to help persecuted displaced Paez Christians in Colombia is doing well. A few weeks ago, we inaugurated the new land for a
Witness Development Update ". . . then I knew this method really worked!" Our hope behind the Discussion Discipleship Method (DDM) & Witness Development Evangelism (WDE) trainings is to see disciples making disciples. It's even better when disciples make disciples who make disciples, this would be three generations. Larry and Janet are a very dynamic couple who love the Lord with all
India Testimony - Transformed Village My name is Jamal and I was healed from a lung disease and gave my life to Jesus. Since the day I was saved, I began actively witnessing the power of the gospel to hundreds of people. I would share the gospel at home, on the streets, in the marketplaces and wherever I was led to share. As
Persecuted Paez Christians Update By: Samuel Hernandez In the previous newsletter, we mentioned a new and great opportunity we have to help another Christian Paez displaced community located in Huila. This project is called El Tablón and it will be our second big project with a community for persecuted Paez Christians. El Tablón is a mountainous plateau and the hopeful
My name is Dabak and I grew up in a strong Hindu home. My life was transformed five years ago. I am now involved in full time ministry. In India, there is a village totally dominated with a belief system where people think they can experience potential and strength in them if they do a lot of chanting, meditation and mind
January 2018 marked the 54th anniversary of the ministry of our family in Colombia. I was eight years old at the time and can still vividly remember the night flight from Miami to Bogotá in a four-engine piston DC-6 over the moonlit Caribbean. At dawn we reached the north coast of Colombia and the vast Sierra Nevada snow-covered mountains
My name is Sindhu and I am 18 years old. I was born to strong Hindu parents in North India. Growing up, we decorated my family’s home as a temple and all sorts of religious articles were placed in our home. Each day, we would worship a different deity and strongly believed it was very important to please various deities.