Asia / Pacific
700 are studying the Bible in Jakarta, Indonesia, the largest Muslim country of the world. HOPEworldwide Kuala Lumpur raised over US$173,000 at a Christmas Eve concert. All this and more from Mike Taliaferro and ICOC HotNews.
We praise and thank our Father in heaven, who blessed us with a wonderful extended weekend with our disciples from our churches in Japan. In a beautiful corner of Japan, away from the hustle and bustle of the larger cities, disciples from Fukuoka, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, and Tokyo gathered together for 4 days and 3 nights of fellowship, prayer, preaching and fun.
God blessed the Singapore Church with their third year of growth spiritually and numerically as they celebrated their 20th anniversary in 2008. View this interview with John and Karen Louis as they are going about their mission To Know God and To Make Him Known.
China has just witnessed an incredible Olympics in Beijing, and the spirit of the Chinese is very high. However, we want to pray for the Spirit of the Lord to come to this great nation.
Families that watch together learn together? John and Karen Louis founded a HOPEworldwide program to help parenting skills and to bring families closer using movies. They were recently interviewed on one of the most popular morning TV shows in Singapore where they lead the fantastic Singapore Christian Church.
On behalf of the Asia Pacific churches, I would like to thank you for your generosity during the past year. We are all so humbled and grateful for not only what you gave, but also how you gave. You went beyond what you usually give because you cared about your family. We will never forget what you did and how you did it. This extra effort is making an eternal impact.
A year and a half ago our brothers and sisters in Seoul, Korea announced that God brought about a great healing of division in the church. He is blessing their unity and humility. You can read more about it on their new website.
Are you ready to go on a mission team to China? See the video and read the interview with a disciple familiar with the International Churches of Christ in China. For obvious reasons, we’ve omitted names of specific individuals or church locations.
Frontline World and the Chicago Tribune report on the rise and spread of Christianity in China. With over 1 billion people hungering for God, we all need to pray for the grace and truth that will bring multitudes of new disciples to Jesus.