This simple outreach presents the life-changing message of Jesus to those with physical problems – but the impact goes far beyond the walls of the hospital. Using “A Physician’s Testimony,” the hospital program provides individuals, families, and entire communities with an opportunity to hear the gospel message.
We recently had the opportunity to talk to Lydia Munene, Area Executive Director for Biblica Africa, about what God is doing in that region.
About 100 kids attended a Holiday Bible Club recently. It was held by a Presbyterian Church located in the heart of Rathcoole. We were delighted to have provided their leader, Campbell Mulvenny, with the resources he needed to give each of these children their very own Bible.
When I was informed that I would be attending the ceremony in Erbil, Iraq, where the Bible would be presented to the Kurdish people, I had a twofold response: 1. Wow, that sounds exciting! and, 2. Wow, that sounds dangerous!
Paul tells us that The Holy Scriptures are “able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.” He goes on to explain that “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”
What you would never guess by looking at Judy is that she’s been to jail. Multiple times. In fact, for the past five years, she’s been going regularly – to share God’s Word with female inmates through a ministry called Victory Walk.
They probably came from various parts of the city – the Upper Eastside, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx… Some may have walked. Others took carriages or rode horses. How they got to the Manhattan home of Theodorus Van Wyck on that December evening in 1809 isn’t clear. What is clear is that they were concerned about their city. They saw something strange happening: a seemingly endless and rapidly swelling stream of immigrants flooding into America from all over the world in search of hope and a new life.