Daily Topic for January 27, 2017

Acts 8:5-6, NET
Philip went down to the main city of Samaria and began proclaiming the Christ to them. The crowds were paying attention with one mind to what Philip said, as they heard and saw the miraculous signs he was performing.

Pray for God to do miraculous signs to open more doors among unreached people groups.

Global Recordings Network (GRN) in Tanzania

by Allan Starling, GRN

“It’s a miracle!” cried the visiting pastor. “I would like to have some of these recordings for my ministry.” He was watching the eyes of clinic patients light up as they listened to recordings in their own Swahili language.
A short-term medical worker recently returned to the USA and told us, “Our team treated over 1,000 people. In addition, we shared the gospel using recordings in Swahili and Maasai from Global Recordings Network (GRN). “You should have seen their faces when the recordings started to play. During my stay we witnessed 151 professions of faith. The machines were left with the local pastor’s wife who thanked us again and again for such a wonderful way to tell them of Jesus.”
Practically all Swahili people profess to be Muslims. The central building in their towns is the mosque. Swahili culture has been influenced by Islam, the West, African Bantu and Arab cultures. Many of their traditional pre-Islamic beliefs and practices still exist. They believe that many spirits exist, both good and evil. They also believe in the supernatural power of witches and sorcerers. Few have turned to Christ.
GRN has made gospel recordings in 65 other languages and dialects of Tanzania and another 62 in neighboring Kenya. Many of these people groups have either no Christians or a very small percentage of evangelicals.

Learn more at joshuaproject.net

Pray for more people like the Swahili to find the recordings on the GRN website, or to have an opportunity to hear the life-giving messages on the recordings.


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