In Partnership and In Prayer
Through our ministry partners, there are gospel workers already on the ground in Paris, many of whom work with the many people groups who live there. Please pray that this tragedy will cause many to turn to the only source of peace—Jesus Christ.
God is at work. Many Muslims around the world are turning to Jesus. Pray for these brothers and sisters who face persecution. Consider reading these articles to learn more about how God changing the lives of Muslims around the world: ‘Muslims Are Just Sick of Islam’: More Refugees in Iraq Embracing Jesus and Movements of Muslims Turning to Christ Largest in History.
Here’s What’s Happening
Nashville-based Baptist Global Response, the arm of the SBC dedicated to international aid, is very involved with outreach efforts related to the refugee crisis in Europe and the Middle East. Through our Hope For the World Missions Offering, we support these efforts. We are currently investigating potential Brentwood Baptist refugee ministry teams to serve in Greece in early 2016.
World Relief Nashville is a new Hope For the World Partner in 2016. They will resettle 600 men, women, and children in the Nashville area by the end of 2015. World Relief Nashville’s Executive Director, Tim Patterson, is a former IMB worker in Central America and South Asia.
Here’s How You Can Help
These are indeed troubling days—but also days of unprecedented opportunity for the church. Pray for boldness and wisdom not only for our local church, but also for the church around the world.