“Our evangelists are poor, yet they make many rich.”
Myanmar’s evangelists are amazingly bold and persistent in preaching, sharing films of Jesus’ life, planting churches, and holding Bible studies. Some consider not sharing the Gospel to be a curse, and feel the good news like a fire in their bones. They work tirelessly in sharing the Gospel, often only stopping to sleep, or when they are forced to rest after catching COVID. They feel they must preach.
At the same time, they are not immune to the consequences of the coup — to the sinking economy, the curfew, internet restrictions, the skyrocketing cost of gas, and travel restrictions. The difficulties of COVID, the lack of work, and the dangers of living in a country at civil war all have an impact on their lives and in their sharing of the Gospel.
Our on the ground partner reports, “Each day they go out and share the gospel by every possible means. Though they have very little for their lives, they give away to the poor.” Some evangelists live in areas that are flooded from the rainy season, and must live with the loss of property and possessions that came with the floods. Instead of bemoaning their situation or murmuring against their lot, they attempted to help provide food to neighbors who suffer as they do. Others gave up their internet packages to encourage other evangelists who could not afford them.
In the words of our partner, “They live as having nothing and yet possess all things to share with the community. Their mark is worldly emptiness yet heavenly abounding. Daily they experience more of Christ. Hallelujah for they are unstoppable warriors of unstoppable God!”
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1. Pray the Lord would abundantly provide funds, tablets for sharing the Gospel, food, and every other resource to these evangelists.
2. Pray for more evangelists, and that all the existing ones would continue to be bold, encouraged, and faithful in the work God has called them to do.