Thought you would enjoy this photo of Gary Finkbeiner and Shakeel Rehmat taking a break from classes at Livingstone, Zambia a few weeks ago.
Please pray for Shakeel as he is in his final week of the six-month intensive study he has been engaged in through Covenant Leadership Training Institute. He will graduate next week and then return to his bride in Pakistan and reconnect with his evangelical ministry there. We are so grateful to have him on our team!
The Reach the Nations team has returned from Pakistan with an exciting report of God at work in this land. The team for this year’s mission was comprised of Warren Van Kampen, Mike Hayden, and Gary Finkbeiner. During the two-weeks of ministry, these men witnessed 20 new conversions to Christ with as many re-dedications to serving the Lord. And we are pleased to report that the newly converted have already begun to be baptized in water and join in local church life.
Here is a quick summary for your perusal:
The reach into outlying villages, started under the evangelistic efforts of Nazeer Mal, continues to see new converts, 55 of whom (all adults) were baptized in recent weeks. Shakeel Rehmat now leads the ministry in these outreach areas and he reports that 100 families in these villages are worshipping on a regular basis in Sunday services.
While Mike and Gary ministered to leaders and churches in both the north and south of Pakistan, Warren oversaw the...