Jesus Film Update – August 1, 2012

“The people are superstitious” said the team member in Nicaragua. “They recount legends and myths of elves and apparitions. The children don’t read and begin to work in the coffee fields at an early age. The JESUS Film helps to bring the light of Christ to this place.”
Pray for the people bound by superstition to be free in Christ.
“We see a spirit of unity,” said the team member in the Philippines. “The new church has increased in members attending Sunday school and Bible studies. The people are working together hand in hand, and exhibiting a spirit of unity and coordination.”
Praise God for the growth seen in this new church.
“We showed the JESUS Film at Poltu’s house,” said the team member in South Asia. “Brother Poltu was interested when we talked with him about our Lord. He offered to help us with a presentation. When we arrived at his home, we were encouraged to find a hundred men, women and children waiting to watch the film. As we set up the equipment, Poltu asked the people to watch the film without any interruptions. The viewers paid close attention and were amazed by the power of Jesus over illness and demons. Many were open to receive the knowledge of Christ.”
Praise God for the local people who help the team share JESUS.
Praises and Prayer Requests:
– Praise God for the safe return of the group from Marysville, Washington after working in Honduras with the JESUS Film team
– Pray for the group from FlazNaz Community Church as they prepare to deliver equipment to Paraguay and work alongside a JESUS Film team (Aug 2-15)
– Pray for the group from Boise Euclid Community Church as they prepare to deliver equipment to Peru and witness the work of the JESUS Film on the field (Aug 2-15)
– Pray for safe travels and the move of God on the hearts of the people participating in the Partner Trip to Belize (Aug 16-21)
– Pray for our friend, Chuck, from California delivering a solar-powered backpack to Rwanda. (Aug 1-10)
– Pray for our friend, David, from Minnesota as he delivers solar-powered backpacks to Sri Lanka.(Aug 10)
– Please pray for each person attending the upcoming World Challenge event in Atlanta, GA on August 23rd. Pray the Lord will bless this time of inspiration and commitment in a great way. World Challenge events are major fundraising opportunities for JESUS Film Harvest Partners. Pray for the Lord to speak to people’s hearts as they consider financially supporting His ministry. For more information about World Challenge events, call Trish or Patty at 913-663-5700.

* JESUS Film teams have reported 62,093,854 evangelistic contacts* from January 1998 through August 2012. Of these contacts, 11,378,658 (18.3% of contacts) have indicated decisions for Christ with 4,412,235 (38.8% of decisions) initial discipleship follow-ups. There have been 32,846 preaching points started.
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