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Malachi 1:11

From New Brunswick to Nepal

Posted March 7, 2018  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

hc91-150x263Welcome to the Fall Edition of the HeartCry Magazine. We are continually overwhelmed with the love and kindness that you all show toward us with your sacrificial support, whether in prayer or in giving. It is a tremendous yet sobering privilege for each of us in the office to be able to spend our daily lives working to advance the gospel. We are... Keep Reading

The Transcendent Power of the Gospel

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According to Webster’s Dictionary, the fourth meaning for the word “transcendent” is “universally applicable or significant.” This is the meaning we intend in our title “The Transcendent Power of the Gospel.” In our post-modern age, where “truth” is viewed as uniquely individual, Christianity makes the bold claim that our message is universally true and applicable for all humanity. Christianity’s universal claim is certainly central in... Keep Reading

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Canada

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Canada is a sparsely populated nation located in the northern half of North America, the majority of its land territory being dominated by forest, tundra, and the Rocky Mountains. About four-fifths of the country’s 36 million people live near the southern border, and roughly the same percentage is urbanized. The majority of Canada has a cold or severely cold winter climate, but southerly areas are warm in the summer. Canada is officially bilingual (English and French) at the federal level ... Keep Reading

Missionary Spotlight: Christopher Sippley

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Chris is pastor of Cornerstone Church in Richibucto, New Brunswick, Canada. Although he made a profession of faith at the age of twelve, it was not until later in life that he truly repented. After six years of evangelistic work, he was burdened to see a healthy local church planted in Richibucto. He and his wife Paula have two children: Zoe-Lyn and Nathaniel. Christopher's Testimony of Conversion My name is Christopher Sippley, and I was born and raised in New Brunswick, Canada. I grew up in ... Keep Reading

Missionary Spotlight: Corey Betts

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Corey and his wife Amy live in Fredericton, New Brunswick, where he began pastoring a church plant in 2015. He grew up in a Christian home and was converted at the age of 16, feeling an immediate call to full-time ministry. He graduated from Bible college in 2011 and was ordained for ministry in 2015.  Corey's Testimony of Conversion I grew up in a home where both of my parents were believers. We went to a typical, small-town Baptist church for most of my childhood. I actually started goi... Keep Reading

Missionary Spotlight: Robert Greenwood

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Rob is serving in various ministry roles at Miramichi Valley Church while training to be sent out as a church planter in the near future. Rob is a gifted and faithful evangelist. He is married to Chantelle, and they have just been blessed with the arrival of twin girls. Testimony of Conversion I was saved at the age of sixteen. I grew up in a Christian family and first made a profession of faith when I was five. I remember hearing about hell and being sure that I did not want to go there.... Keep Reading

Nepal

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The Democratic Republic of Nepal is located in the Himalayas of South Asia; it is landlocked by India and the Chinese region of Tibet. The mountains of northern Nepal are home to eight of the ten tallest peaks in the world, including the highest, Mount Everest. The capital and largest city of Nepal is Kathmandu, having a population of over 2.6 million people. Historically a monarchy, Nepal was ruled by the Shah dynasty of kings from 1768-2008. The civil war of 1996-2006, between Maoist fighters ... Keep Reading

Chandra was a fortune teller until he was converted out of orthodox Hinduism after being evangelized by HeartCry missionary Gopal G. He later took leadership of a church that Gopal had planted. Chandra has been pastoring this church since 2005. Greetings to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We all are doing well by God’s grace, and I hope that you all are also fine. By God’s grace, our weekly church services and cottage meetings have been fruitful. This month, I visite... Keep Reading

Khem is the son of a Hindu priest. As a young man, he followed the Hindu tradition together with his family. Shortly after the Lord saved him in 2003, he went to study at a Bible institute in India and then returned to Nepal to begin a church plant in an unreached village. He continues to pastor this church. Warm greetings to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. By God’s grace, the church services and the cottage meetings are going well. Following the church services, I have been tea... Keep Reading

Sarvajit graduated from a seminary in North India in 2010 and returned to Nepal in order to work alongside his father. He has a great desire to see Nepalese believers grow in their understanding of the Scriptures. Pray for him as he serves the church in Nepal. Dear brothers and sisters, greetings to you in Christ our Lord from the land of Nepal. We are thankful to the Lord for His grace and mercy in enabling us to grow in Him. My wife Arpana and our two baby girls are doing well. Arpana is stan... Keep Reading

Gopal was converted from an orthodox Buddhist background and has been planting churches in Nepal since 2002. God has used him to plant multiple churches in southwestern Nepal. Gopal is privileged to work in the ministry together with his son Sarvajit. Greetings in the name of Christ! In this month, I was sick and was unable to take care of myself. So my son Sarvajit brought me into his house. I stayed there for three days before returning home. I was very discouraged because of my sickness and ... Keep Reading

Ragunandam is serving as a church planter in Nepal, where he returned to serve full time in the ministry after studying at a Bible school for a year in India from 2003 to 2004. Warm greetings to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. In the month of May, I got sick and was unable to do my regular ministry. In the grace of God, Elder Dal helped me in this situation. He looked after the cottage meeting as well as some of the Saturday services. May God bless him. In the Lord’s grace, I am... Keep Reading

Ghan serves as a leader of a group of pastors with whom HeartCry partners in Nepal. He also pastors his own local congregation. Ghan is married and has two sons and two daughters. Greetings to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. The weekly church services are going well. I am preaching from the book of James, teaching the believers not just to believe, but also to express faith through good works. They are growing in the Lord by His grace! I would like to give thanks to God for giving us... Keep Reading

Ram began working in the ministry in 2003. In 2005 he became an elder and soon after began working to plant a church. He remains the pastor of this church today. In the grace of God the weekly church services are going well. Most of the believers are really eager to know God’s Word and are trying to walk according to it. They are meditating on God’s Word. It is my joy in the Lord to guide His people. I am also meditating on God’s Word, learning from it, and growing in the Lord... Keep Reading

Tul began a church in his home village shortly after his conversion. He later went to Bible school in India and has now returned to Nepal to serve as a church planter and pastor. In the grace of God, the weekly church services and cottage meetings are going well; we have started constructing a building for Sunday school. The children were having fellowship in the church’s kitchen room, which became quite congested. Because of this, we decided to make a small hall for Sunday school. Thanks... Keep Reading

Letters from Nepal: Neel G.

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Neel was saved out of a Hindu and Buddhist family. After his conversion, he was used to start a church plant in his home village. Since then, he has begun another church plant close to his home and serves there now as pastor. I am very thankful to God for the responsibility of looking after His flock. James 3:1 says, “Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment.” This verse always hits me and reminds me of the re... Keep Reading

Murder and Mercy

Posted March 7, 2018  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Gomati, who was raised in a Hindu family, used to live with her husband and her son. Her husband was a wicked man, who every day would get drunk and abuse her physically, mentally, and emotionally. On several occasions, he grabbed a knife and tried to kill her and her son. As time passed, this way of life never changed for Gomati. She became utterly exhausted by her husband’s hurtful, never-ending activities. One day, losing her mind in exasperation, she killed her husband. In keeping wit... Keep Reading

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