We Americans tend to think that all of North Africa is solidly Muslim and nobody wants to hear the gospel. But that’s not true. Here and there across the region, churches have been started as people have come to faith in Christ. This is happening even though believers sometimes pay a high price for their new faith. Our church is supporting missionaries serving in many North African countries, as we give through the Cooperative Program.
Recently one of our missionaries we’ll call Jeb Colburn met a man at a coffee shop and Jeb was able to share the gospel with the man, who we’ll call Gadi. Gadi said he wanted to please God and live as He wants him to. Jeb immediately prayed that God would show Gadi the right way.
It’s too soon to say how Gadi will respond, but today can we pray that his life will be changed because he turns to Jesus Christ? And can we pray for Jeb, our missionary, that God would keep him safe, but also effective in sharing the gospel with people like Gadi.