Daily Topic for May 14, 2017

Revelation 22:7, NKJV
Behold, I am coming quickly! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book.

Pray that Bengali Muslims, who already know something about Christ’ second coming, will heed His voice rather than the voices of those who don’t want to know Him.

Bengali Muslims of Houston, TX

by DO, guest writer from Global Gates

“When we moved to Houston, we did not have any family. You loved us and helped us. You are now our brothers. You told us the stories about Jesus and we love Jesus. He is in our heart and he will always be in our heart. However, if we convert now, we will lose everything.”—A family that recently moved to Houston, TX from Bangladesh
Bangladesh is a South Asian country with a population about half the size of the US with a much smaller landmass. Despite some movements of the Bengali people to Christ over the last 30 years, 90 percent of the country’s population remains Muslim, with only .03 percent being Christian.
The Bengali population has been one of the fastest growing ethnic communities in the US over the past 20 years. Houston, TX is home to 10,000 to 15,000 Bengali Muslims. They hold very tightly to their Islamic identity and community when they arrive in Houston. The Bengali Muslim community often provides jobs and daily needs for those arriving in the US for the first time. Those that hear the good news often have to pay the cost of losing their jobs, families, and communities to follow Jesus.

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Pray that God will create a movement of Bengali Muslims to Jesus in Houston that spreads through natural networks across the US, back to Bangladesh, and across the world.


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