Reported by SOM Senegal Director God is opening many doors amidst this uncertain time and He is using the believers to shine brightly. Many people have come to Christ over these last several months. Praise God we were able to do a youth camp in the south with limited people. Those who attended went out into the village ministering the gospel
On August 6th, 2020, the Kogi cabildo leader José de los Santos Sauna Limaco, governor of the Kogi – Malayo – Arhuaco Indigenous Reserve in Colombia, was declared dead in a clinic. A Colombian Navy helicopter transported him to a clinic in Santa Marta three days prior to his death, as he was suffering from a high fever and having
Radio Ministry in Mexico - Expanding Christ's Message SOM Mexico workers have been connecting with our contacts in Colombia. They saw first hand the incredible impact the radio ministry has had across South America. We are rejoicing with them in the expansion of the radio ministry in Mexico. Watch the encouraging video below of SOM Mexico/MAPS putting up their radio tower
SOM International India: Mending Old Garments to Refresh as New Empowering Women through Sewing & Discipleship Schools “Behold I am making all things new.” (Revelation 21:5) My husband died in 2018 and my life was filled with great distress. Living in my small village in India, I felt insignificant and each day was filled with emptiness because of
SOM India Graduates 18th Class of Church Planters, Despite COVID This is one of the biggest days of students’ lives. Born into the rural, largely illiterate villages of India, the prospects of getting an education in the lower castes is extremely rare. Studying for a Christ-centered education opens doors of opportunity, previously unavailable. Therefore, with great celebration 505 church planters
The grief and pain that entangles me deep within. The thoughts and tears are mingled in. The breaking and aching that’s become so familiar. I take a deep breath and breathe in my Savior. I cry and cry and cry only to look in Your eyes and see your tears holding mine. Taking away every fear. You looked at me.
Bangladeshi Believers Intercede During COVID-19 Praying More People Come to Christ *Faces have been blurred for security purposes Bangladesh Report - Many People Coming to Christ! *Praise God—During COVID-19, we have been able to tell more people about Jesus. *Praise God—In July, sixty people accepted Christ as their personal Savior. *Praise God—We are starting one
Global Ambassadors - International Meets Domestic Jan T. - Arizona, USA I was challenged and inspired, for many years, by the international stories about courage and boldness shared by SOM International. Currently, I am growing in maturity within Christ and discipleship through the SOM Global Ambassador training. I am deeply encouraged to hear of the Lord's love
Church Planters in India - Aggressive Snakes an Ongoing Threat For church planters traversing through the fields in rural India, there’s more to overcome than the oppressive heat, relational conflict, and the daunting persecution… watch, your, step. SOM-India Director Singh reports how church planters regularly encounter snakes as a way of life. Most church planters are common laborers who cut
Church Planter Plowing Fields by Motorcycle in Northwest Africa Part of a Church Planter's life in Africa is plowing his field. Most church planters in this region are farmers. Because he lacks a horse, he is able to use his motorcycle, which was given to him for ministry, to plow the fields.
Ministering in Remote Villages in Mexico Below is a story of how tragedy strikes in Mexico and how the Lord made good out of it and empowered them to continue ministering in remote villages in Mexico. Tragedy Strikes in Mexico Seven years ago, Humberto, our Mexico contact and his wife, Cecilia were preparing for a trip to minister in a
Prayer is Vital for Global Work Prayer is essential and fuels our passion for domestic ministry in serving the American Church. The mouth speaks what the rest of the body cannot. Richard Wurmbrand was imprisoned for his faith in communist Romania for 14 years. In order to persuade Richard to deny his faith, the guards used belts to whip the
Join our family in making a delicious Dal recipe from India. 80% of Indians are laborers and work for their "daily bread." Our international family often shares they pray regularly for their brothers and sisters living in the United States. Even though our hearts are burdened for family and friends during this difficult time, below is
100,000 Masks Sewn in 1 Week in India The shut down in India has caused a massive humanitarian crisis. Indians who leave their home without wearing a mask to gather food are beaten, fined, and possibly jailed. Ministering Amidst Crisis Over the past seven years, we've been a part of a network of believers who have been trained in sewing
Prayers in North Africa Senegal Update Global Call to Prayer Our family in Senegal joined the SOM International global network in Prayer & Fasting. Encouragement from Senegal Prayers in North Africa A Word from our Brothers and Sisters _________ In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their steps.