Jesus Film Update – December 7, 2011


“I resented God”, said the viewer in Mexico. “I was filled with sadness because of losing my son to drugs. I was mad at God. Watching the JESUS Film, allowed me to see the love God has for me. I saw Christ die for my sins.  I received Jesus as my personal Savior. I am happy serving the Lord and taking discipleship classes. My life has changed completely and I work with other people who also believe in Jesus.”
Pray for the testimony of this viewer in Mexico to be used to God’s glory.

“It was an exciting and thrilling experience,”
said the JESUS Film Harvest Partners coordinator in the Philippines. “The month was challenging because of heavy rains. Every place we were going to show the film was as muddy as a rice field. We worked with a local pastor to show the film at his church. The youth put on a mini concert and 51 people gathered to watch the JESUS Film. To God’s glory, several made decisions for Christ!”
Praise God for providing the resources to share JESUS in this village.

“God provided in the midst of problems,”
said the team member in Sri Lanka. “The journey to the village was difficult on the mountain roads. It was rainy and we needed a location to show the JESUS Film. God knew our need and provide a family who allowed us to show the film in their home. We praise God for His provision!”
Praise the Lord for His solutions to the problems in our lives.

Prayer Request:

-Pray for the teams facing persecution for sharing God’s love.

* JESUS Film teams have reported 60,454,469 evangelistic contacts* from January 1998 through December 2011. Of these contacts, 10,878,434 (18% of contacts) have indicated decisions for Christ with 4,102,619 (37.7% of decisions) initial discipleship follow-ups. There have been 29,335 preaching points started.
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JESUS Film and other tools
Please note that JESUS Film Harvest Partners (JFHP) office will be closed from Friday, December 23rd through Monday, January 2nd for Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The office will re-open Tuesday, January 3.

End-of-Year Giving:
All checks postmarked on or before December 31st will apply to 2011.  All credit/debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) processed online (www.JFHP.org, Donate menu) before midnight Central time December 31st will apply to 2011Please note: Credit/debit card transactions that are mailed to JFHP and received after December 22nd will not be processed until January and, therefore, will not apply to 2011.
2011 JFHP Annual Giving Statements will be sent by postal mail by the end of February.

End of the Year IRA Gifts

Individuals are once again able to make tax-free charitable transfers directly from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to qualified charities during 2011. Consult your personal tax and financial advisors about the potential benefits.  To request a charitable IRA transfer, contact your IRA custodian in writing and give them the following instructions:
Make check payable to:   JESUS Film Harvest Partners                                                                               Send check to:  15055 West 116th Street, Olathe, KS 66062

Spread the good news! Please forward this email to your pastor, small group members, and friends who care about reaching the lost with God’s love.

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