December 2013

2013 Christmas Card

A Visit From India

2013-12-09 15.38.52 - CopySubodh John from Living Hope Ministries of India stayed with us for five days in December. His visit was a great blessing to us, and while he was here, he was used by God to reach many. He ministered at Cross Street Youth, Living Hope Community Church, and at a small gathering of mission-minded people at our home.

God has used Subodh to help us enlarge our vision and to exhort us to keep our hands to the plow as we work to fulfill the Great Commission – especially in India and the nations in the 10/40 window. 350 million people in India have never even heard about Jesus. India also has the largest number unreached “people groups” in the world.

We were able to bless Living Hope Ministries of India in return: by producing a video, creating a website, and designing a sponsorship program for the kids at the Mercy Children’s Home in Amritsar. Praise God, half of the children there have already been sponsored – by the wonderful friends who met Subodh during the few days he was here with us. He was also blessed with some wonderful offerings from individuals and from Living Hope Community Church.

Much work needs to be done in the northern part of India, where Subodh and his co-workers labor. The work of Living Hope Ministries of India includes:
* Mercy Children’s Home and Orphanage
* Harvest Bible School
* Living Hope Churches
* Native Missionaries, Pastors and Evangelists
* Living Hope School for the children of the street and the slums

We are honored to partner with this amazing ministry, and we thank you for your part in helping us help them. Please keep the John and Kaushal families in prayer as they lead this ministry.  If you would like to support one of the children at Mercy Children’s Home just click the link provided at the end of this segment.

By God’s grace, we will be doing more with Living Hope Ministries of India as we step into the future.

In His service, Brian Weller

Child Sponsorship Web Page

PERU – Jungle Mission Trip by JJ Weller

2013 Peru - Cross Street Mission Team 1439 - CopyHello, Brothers and Sisters! On January 23rd, I will be leaving for a month of ministry in Peru. A large part of my time will be spent in the slums and poor areas of Lima, reaching out to the lost and preaching in several churches. I’m so excited to see the Lord unveil his Glory to the hearts of His people – and to me!

I’ll be joining with some Peruvian pastors to lead a young men’s conference where we will focus on our specific callings as men (to lead, to preach, and to pray). I’ll also join with a team of Peruvian believers as they reach out to their own country. We’re traveling to a small village, mostly unsaved, in the Peruvian jungle. It’s a very dark village; occultism and promiscuity are rampant. I am praying for God to save many people! We will also host a youth camp for the young believers in another largely unsaved town.

Some things to pray for: Wisdom in the Word, Joy in the Lord, the spiritual power which only God can give (Acts 1:8), the Movement of the Holy Spirit on all of our hearers, revival in the jungle (it is a very small town that really needs Jesus!), and that God would raise up young new leaders at the young men’s conference. I also need your financial support, if you wouldn’t mind helping me! Thank you so much!

JJ Peru Jungle Mission Trip Web Page

Christmas Blessing Project Banner for NL

IMG_5786With your help, we were able to provide all of the funds that were needed for  the Peru Christmas Blessing Project. We were also able to sponsor much of the India Christmas Blessing Project with your gifts and our general funds.

If you would like to help bless a child in India this Christmas, we still have time to transfer the funds to Living Hope Ministries. Your $20 donation will provide a new set of shoes, a warm hat, and clothes for the children that Living Hope ministers to in India.

Christmas Blessing Project Web Page

ASIA – Jim Randall Field Report

Jim Randall Prayer CardAfter finishing up a time of ministry in Japan and Korea, Jim has just returned to the United States and is now ministering in different parts of the country, sharing about the ministry he has been doing in Asia.

He is planning on heading back to Asia in February 2014 to continue the ministry God has called him to there.  Please continue to pray for him as He seeks God’s direction for the upcoming year.

Also, please pray that God will raise up prayer and financial supporters to stand beside Jim as he goes out into the 10/40 window.

We have enclosed a copy of Jim’s prayer card.  Please click on it and download a copy of it to remind you to pray for Him.

For updates on his ministry in Asia you click the page link below.

Jim Randall Mission Page Link