EUROPE Many Muslims are attending church for the first time. Refugees are seeking Christ. Phil, GT, Europe Partner Facilitator, for open doors for organizational partnerships, openness to the gospel among Muslims, provision for the network of organizations reaching Muslims in the UK, recruitment of new missionaries from Europe.
HOLLAND Pray that churches would boldly share Jesus with Europeans and immigrants. Drs. Phil & Linda Gottschalk, Tyndale Theological Seminary, for his book about a Christian response to immigrants to be published and impactful.
SPAINElisa, AFM,for the finalization of the purchase of the Centro de Creatividad building, thanks for her visa renewal. Rev. Dr. Duane and Sharon Miller, AFM, for development of an Arabic-language website, church planting to prosper and a team with Arabic fluent speakers, provision of a space to use once a week.
EASTERN EUROPEBp. Jasmin Milić, REC Bishop of Croatia/Serbia, for churches to grow, ministry to Syrian refugees. Stephen, SAMS, for translation of the Book of Common Prayer, financial support.
GERMANY Jimmy & Gayla Renslow, 5:14 Initiative,for continued family adjustment, new schools in Berlin and language learning and ministry opportunities.
RUSSIA Restrictions on religious freedom are coming back. Rev. Mark Browne, Relational Bridges International, for fruit in continued ministry to youth and adults, wisdom.
But all along I was troubled that there was not a single Arabic-language Christian fellowship in all Madrid. Consider the numbers: Madrid is both a state and a city. The Comunidad de Madrid has a population of 6.4 million, and the city of Madrid has a population of 3.1 million.