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Malachi 1:11

Staying the Course

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Paul Washer |0 Comments

hc83-150x263Walking though the last twenty-five years of the HeartCry Missionary Society has been a privilege beyond anything I could have ever imagined for my life, and yet, it has not been an easy road. There have been trials and tribulations that I would have never chosen for myself and that I would not want to repeat. Each year leaves my hair more gray, ... Keep Reading

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Missionary Spotlight: Brian Mutale, Zambia

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Forrest Hite |0 Comments

Brian is a church planter in Monze, Zambia, a small town 180 kilometers south of the capital city of Lusaka. He planted Monze Reformed Baptist Church in 2009, under the leadership of Kabwata Baptist Church. Brian is also a graduate of Kabwata Baptist Church’s pastoral internship program. Paxina is his wife and fellow worker. BRIAN'S TESTIMONY OF CONVERSION My full name is Brian Elias Mutale, and I come from a family of eight children, of which I am the first-born. I grew up in a Rom... Keep Reading

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Earthquake In Nepal

Posted October 13, 2015 |0 Comments

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 evangelize the Nepalese and to help believers grow in their understanding of the Scriptures. Pray for him as he serves the church in Nepal. Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. On Saturday morning, April 25, 2015, an earthquake hit Nepal in Barpak Village in the Gorkha District. We were at the end of our worship service when sudden... Keep Reading

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South India Update By Sunder R.

Posted October 13, 2015 |0 Comments

After graduating from Grace Bible College, Brother Sunder primarily worked as a church planter in Gujarat, India. After planting a church, he moved back to his native state in South India in 2004. Since moving, God has graciously used him and allowed him to plant another church. Greetings to you all. I wanted to send a brief update about the work of God here in South India. MY FAMILY Thank you for praying for us. Please pray for my wife Glory, as she has been suffering with a headache for a l... Keep Reading

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China Update By Gaius

Posted October 13, 2015 |0 Comments

Gaius (identity protected) is married and has one child. He grew up in a Christian family and was converted as a youth while attending a summer camp. He is now working to establish a healthy church in a large urban area of China. Dear Brothers, peace in the Lord! I thank God for leading us through another month. May God remember all you have given to help us in His Name! Please keep praying for the salvation of my young son. Please also pray that my wife and I might fulfill our responsibility t... Keep Reading

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Gennady Mikhailov is a church planter and pastor in the Irkutsk region of Siberia. Together with the fellowship of pastors there, Gennady is also working in evangelism and church planting among the many surrounding villages and cities. HeartCry began supporting Gennady in April of 2012. TESTIMONY OF CONVERSION I was born into a family of unbelievers, where Russian Orthodox traditions and holidays were observed, but God was never worshiped in a way that the Scriptures dictate. God began s... Keep Reading

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Please join us in praying for Gennady and the church in Irkutsk. HeartCry not only supports Gennady, but also has committed to provide the funds necessary for the missionary trips mentioned in Gennady’s report below. Pray that the Lord might greatly bless the outreach and church-planting efforts of our dear brother. Peace and grace to you from our Lord Jesus Christ. I thank the Lord for His mercy to us who are sinners saved by His grace. I am also thankful to HeartCry ... Keep Reading

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Slava is a pastor of a Baptist church and the director of Gospel and Reformation, a ministry that translates and publishes sound theological resources into Russian. HeartCry began supporting Slava in November 2011. Belarus is a “restricted” nation concerning the Gospel and church planting. As a result, the church in Belarus faces many obstacles. TESTIMONY OF CONVERSION Iwas born in the Soviet Union in 1977. My family was atheistic, just as nearly every other family in the U.S.... Keep Reading

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Daniel is a native Swede living and ministering in Bergsjön, which is a suburb of Gothenburg. This is an immigrant area with 144 nationalities and many unreached people groups. Daniel is passionate to reach out both to immigrants and to his fellow Swedes. He is serving as an elder in the church plant, Gothenburg International Baptist Church. His ministry includes preaching and teaching the Word of God, evangelism, counseling, and discipleship. Daniel also helps with overseeing HeartCry&rsqu... Keep Reading

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Emanuel was born and raised in Romania and was converted out of an Orthodox background through the influence of his believing grandparents and aunts. After his conversion, he quickly sensed a calling from the Lord for missions and had a strong burden to preach the Gospel to those around him. He later went to Italy for work, which the Lord providentially used to lead him to become the pastor of a church plant in Florence [Italian: Firenze], Italy, where he is now serving. TESTIMONY OF CONVE... Keep Reading

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A Recent Blog Post

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Don Currin |0 Comments

Emanuel Ivan and his wife Camy serve in the old city of Florence (Firenze), Italy, where he pastors a church made up of Romanian and Gypsy believers. Brother Ivan is a good example of integrity, as he consistently demonstrates a godly character that combines gentleness, humility, and faithfulness to God. In a recent update, our brother asked us to pray for some upcoming outreach opportunities in his area: We have started a mission outreach in the large city of Prato, which has a population of 2... Keep Reading

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The Last Fifteen Years

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Sorin Prodan |0 Comments

Sorin serves as the HeartCry Director in Eastern Europe. He directs ministries in Romania, Moldova, and Ukraine. His responsibilities include overseeing and training our missionaries in evangelism, discipleship, and church planting. Sorin is also planting a church in the Romanian city of Brasov. It has now been more than fifteen years since HeartCry began to support church planters in Eastern Europe with sound Biblical teaching and a healthy vision of investing in indigenous missionaries. We ca... Keep Reading

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Spring Update From Providence Church

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Sorin Prodan |0 Comments

Sorin Prodan, pastor of Providence Church of Brasov, Romania, gives us an update of the growing church. Our ministry in Brasov is growing continually. There is a sense of God’s presence and a spirit of fervent prayer in our people. We completed our forty days of fasting and prayer on the last day of February. Each person confessed how the Lord touched his or her life in specific ways or areas. Our focus was on seeking the Lord and preparing for a great harvest. Prayer has become a sweet t... Keep Reading

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Constantin Gheoanca, known as Costel by his friends and fellow workers, is a church planter in Romania's capital city, Bucharest. He recently founded Adonai Church of Bucharest and is serving as its pastor. He is married and has two children. Costel speaks English very well and is an excellent translator. He has a great gift of sharing the Gospel with the people of Bucharest. In the following, Costel shares about a recent witnessing opportunity with a Roman Catholic woman. Icould see that she w... Keep Reading

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George serves as a missionary in Stoienesti, Romania, where he evangelizes and works with youth. He started the church in Stoienesti in 2007 and has developed other missions in the area. George’s outreach has included developing a social project in Stoienesti for feeding, clothing, and providing medicine for the poor. He and his wife Dana have two daughters. We thank God for the help that He gave us this month. As workers, we sometimes feel lonely and discouraged; but we know that God is ... Keep Reading

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Missionary Spotlight: Sharif A

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Josh C. |0 Comments

Sharif (identity protected) carries a dual burden in the calling that the Lord has placed upon him: he wants to see churches planted in his Muslim-majority community, and he wants to see Christian families strengthened to live in light of the biblical design. To this end, Sharif makes countless visits to people's homes to teach them the Scriptures. He leads home-based Bible studies with Muslims who are open to the Gospel. His hope is that churches might spring forth from these efforts. He also c... Keep Reading

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Sharif's Ministry Among Muslim Refugees

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Josh C. |0 Comments

The following is a recent update from Sharif. His ministry to Muslim refugees has lately been stirring up trouble with the secret police. The week of this report, he was called in for questioning five separate times. Please pray for his preservation and encouragement. This month our team has been conducting home visits to encourage various refugee families from Iraq. We share with them from the Bible and encourage them to attend the church meetings. Many of them contact me almost daily to visit... Keep Reading

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A Deep Need for the Church in the Middle East

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Josh C. |0 Comments

The following is a brief update from Dr. Andrew, who is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Islamic Studies. After he finishes, he and his wife plan to return to his home country to work with the teams at Salam Church and Philadelphia Church and to help in planting other indigenous churches across the Middle East. I left the U.S. on May 11th to travel to the Middle East. After visiting some believers in two other countries, I arrived in my home country. It was encour... Keep Reading

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THE BEGINNING YEARS The Gospel first entered Pacaipampa about forty years ago. Pastor Angel Colmenares, who has now gone to be with the Lord, was the first Christian to reach the region with the Gospel. Despite the fact that the people were very harsh toward him, he continued to preach door to door. If they shut one door on him, he would go to the next one. When the Gospel arrived there, the people became afraid, and they began to respond with anger against the believers. They said terrible thi... Keep Reading

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Meet Ruben Videira Serving In Spain

Posted October 13, 2015  by: Luke Nash |0 Comments

In september of 2014, ruben and his family were sent out by grace ministries international to begin training pastors in ruben’s home country through the berea bible seminary in leon, spain. The seminary focuses on training pastors, elders, and other men in leadership in expository preaching through seminars and conferences. Through grace ministries international, heartcry is helping ruben and his family with a portion of their monthly support. TESTIMONY OF CONVERSION Even though I w... Keep Reading

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