Jesus Film Update – May 9, 2012


“At 19, Jesus touched my heart,” said Rosie in the Dominican Republic. “I visited a local church several times but did not know the Lord. While watching the JESUS Film, I felt God change my heart. I am a new person. I thank Him every day for saving my life.”
Praise God for touching the hearts of the lost with His love.

“Mr. N was not convinced,” said the team member in Indonesia. “The 65 year-old man held tightly to his beliefs. We witnessed to him for some time, but he said nothing could change his mind. We did all we knew to do. The supernatural persuasion of God made the difference. Mr. N gave this heart to Christ letting go of his former faith. Praise God!”
Pray for Mr. N to be an effective witness for the Lord.

“Manjhali was scolded for her faith,”
said the team member in India. “Manjhali listened carefully to God’s Word. She told us she wanted to become a follower of Jesus. We prayed with her and she accepted Christ as her Savior. Her family is not happy about this choice and are abusive toward her.”
Pray for Manjhali to remain strong in her faith.

URGENT REQUEST for Sri Lanka:

  • Praise God, two individuals have volunteered to travel at their own expense to deliver four (4) solar-power backpacks to Sri Lanka this month! The JESUS Film Harvest Partners (JFHP) teams are trained and waiting.
  • By faith, JFHP is providing these four backpacks. We are thankful to the people of Living Faith Community Church of the Nazarene in Omaha, NE for raising $4000 to fund one of the needed backpack systems for Sri Lanka. Read their story of God’s resulting blessings here.
  • Please join with us in prayer for the additional $12,000 needed by May 31st for the other three backpacks. If you would like to make a gift, please call 913-663-5700 and ask for Melissa.

Praises and Prayer Requests:
– Praise God for the safe return of those participating in the Partner Trip to Panama.
– Pray for the District Superintendent and Pastors from Alabama in Senegal working with JESUS Film Harvest Partners nationals. (May 1-10)
– Pray for safety and favor for the group traveling from Trevecca Nazarene University.
– Pray for the Ministry Trip group from Olivet Nazarene University traveling to Tanzania to experience the power of our Lord (May 6-12)
– Pray for David traveling from Florida to Sri Lanka next week as he delivers two solar-power backpacks to waiting teams.
– Pray for Jeff from Virginia who will deliver two backpacks to JFHP teams in Sri Lanka the end of this month.

JESUS Film teams have reported 61,382,693 evangelistic contacts* from January 1998 through May 2012. Of these contacts, 11,196,733 (18.2% of contacts) have indicated decisions for Christ with 4,294,614 (38.4% of decisions) initial discipleship follow-ups. There have been 31,426 preaching points started.
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