- Praise God for how He is using the “God’s Stories” film series to speak to South Asian people from a major world religion, and thank Him for the thousands who have viewed these films.
- Pray for access to the 100,000 Ganak people in northeastern India and for someone to be called by God to focus on reaching them.
- Thank the Lord for His marvelous work of salvation among three friends in Vietnam, and pray for more believers who will be faithful, as these have been, to spread the Good News.
- Pray that as students from Thailand live and work in the United States, they will have opportunities to get to know Christians who will love them and share the Gospel with them.
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SOUTH ASIAN PEOPLES - Praise God for how He is using the “God’s Stories” film series to speak to people from a major world religion! Thousands have viewed these films, which have been prayerfully created with this religion and worldview in mind. Beginning with Adam and Eve and the story of Creation and the Fall, this film series tells the story of God's love and redemption through the lives of several major prophets, culminating in the story of the Savior (to be released later this year). Ask the Holy Spirit to continue to move in the hearts of those who view the films and to work through the films to draw people--millions of people!--to Himself. Pray specifically that God will call out a man or a woman to serve two years in a key position, coordinating the translation, dubbing and distribution of these films into multiple languages throughout South Asia.
GANAK HINDUS OF INDIA (guh-KNOCK) - Pray for access to the 100,000 Ganak in northeastern India and for someone to be called by God to focus on reaching them. They are a Hindu people among whom we know of very few believers. Ganaks are entrenched in the practice of astrology and look to the stars, moon and planets to guide their actions. Pray that God will help them see the deceptiveness of this practice and realize that He is the omniscient Father--their Creator--the One who knows their every thought, the One who is the way, the truth and the life!
HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM (HOE-chee-men) - After hearing the Gospel several times, Linh* started reading the New Testament that had been given to her, and then she asked Jesus to be her Lord and Savior. Next Linh shared with her friend Nhi*, who also made a commitment to faith. The two of them shared with another friend, Cong*, and now there are three new believers. Thank God for His marvelous work of salvation among these three! As you have prayed for the Gospel to go out and for more to hear, God has answered. Thank you for your prayers. Please pray that Linh, Nhi and Cong will continue to share with their friends and that the Bible study they have started will continue and grow and eventually become a new church start. Pray for more believers who will be faithful as these have been to spread the Good News of God’s salvation to their friends and others around them. (*pseudonyms)
ISAAN STUDENTS OF THAILAND (EE-sahn) - Many Thai and Isaan students participate in “work and travel” programs that enable them to travel to the United States during their school break. This is a good opportunity for them to improve their English skills, experience a new culture and do some sight-seeing, as well as make some money. Many of them go to the U.S. during the month of March and stay for several months. Pray that as these students live and work in the U.S., they will have opportunities to meet and get to know Christians who will love them and share the Gospel with them. Pray for Christians in the U.S. to be sensitive to the needs of these students and others from around the world who are spending some time in the States.
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