Deliverance for Russia

This story comes from one of our teams in Russia. If you would like to receive real-time information of needs and answers to prayer from one of our teams on the field, with many more details than we are able to share here publicly on our blog, we invite you to looking into starting a Pray Band.

This month we hosted a team of university students for a short term trip. During their time here, we identified and studied the necessity for all believers to participate in the Great Commission, prayed for the unreached, and shared the Good News with those who have yet to hear.

It has been beautiful to witness the students’ deep rooted love for the unreached. While they have been with us, we have seen them grow in boldness and confidence when sharing the hope of Jesus in our community. Some of them are actively considering coming back to serve long-term, praise God!

At one of our group prayer meetings, a teammate of ours led us in prayer specifically for the Chechen and Ingush people. We prayed that the Lord would help us in sharing the truth of Jesus to these Muslim communities as well as reveal to us individuals who may be receptive to the Gospel message.

That same day, one of the students and I met a women from Chechnya named Ksenia in the local food court who allowed us to share with her about our faith. She is a devout Muslim, yet was still willing to listen to us tell her how much Jesus loves her. We were then able to show her a video explaining the Good News in her native language. Toward the end of our conversation, we asked if we could pray over her.

She then expressed that she does not have any children and asked us to pray for her to have a baby. In the Chechen culture, a women’s personal worth is directly connected to her ability to bear children. We prayed in Jesus’ name for Ksenia to see that God wants a relationship with her, for Jesus to heal her heart, to give her a baby if that is His will for her life, and for Ksenia to trust in God no matter the outcome.

As we partner with Ksenia in prayer for her to deliver a child, we are simultaneously praying that she will recognize the true deliverance that God desires for her.

Specific Prayers for Russia this month:

Transformational salvation- Pray for our teams as they begin to have conversations about Jesus within the unreached Muslin community.

Current short-term trip-
Please pray for the short-term team that is serving with one of our teams, that they will find people of peace who are seeking truth.

Laborers – Please continue to pray for more workers.

Visa difficulty– One of our teams is having difficulties with the renewals of their visas. Please pray they will be able to complete their full term.

Student ministry- Please pray for a young couple who is being called to lead a student ministry one of our locations

Focus: Central Eurasia

This story comes from one of our teams in Central Eurasia. If you would like to receive real-time information of needs and answers to prayer from one of our teams on the field, with many more details than we are able to share here publicly on our blog, we invite you to looking into starting a Pray Band.

I received a phone call late last evening from a farmer telling me that the soybeans in one of his fields were dying.  It was a piece of land that had looked really healthy.  I was so disappointed and frustrated by the news. I and my local partner planned to go right away in the morning…a 2 hour drive to the village. 

The next morning when I arrived at the field I immediately identified the problem as a mite issue on the crops.  The owner of the land became very frustrated as he had entrusted the care of the field to his son who had been negligent in finding the problem, a common problem that I had warned them about at the time of planting.  The father was so upset with his son and had remembered that I warned them about the risk of mites and yet, they failed to see it.  I tried to take some of the blame for not checking in sooner but instead the farmer affirmed that I had advised him and was now ready to do whatever needed to be done.

Unfortunately there will be some crop loss because of the negligence but today I earned some respect and a voice.  It takes people awhile to learn to trust here but once they trust, they really trust.  When they respect, they listen.  Now I have a voice, not just in the field, but also in his life.  

So the farmer jumped in my car for a ride to the city to get the chemical he needed to spray his crops.  For 2 hours he listened.  Not about crops, mites or fields, but to stories and testimonies about Jesus.  Now he wants to read the Bible.  Its really not about the crops.  There really is no loss.  We are praying for great gain.

Will you pray very specifically for this farmer? We will visit him again very soon and we will be opening the Word with him for the first time.  Pray that he finds Jesus.  

Specific Prayers for Central Eurasia this month:

One of our team leaders who was medically evacuated to Bangkok for a threatening allergic reaction.

Teams in somewhat remote places.
Pray that they find favor with locals and develop a community of believers.

Laborers – Please continue to pray for more workers.

Please pray as our leadership team comes together for renewed vision and strategy to create more capacity to receive and facilitate more workers in the harvest.

Pray for more people in CE to be open to hearing the gospel and following Christ.

Eurasia 1,000

If you’re new to the Eurasia Community, welcome. We are so glad that you’re here.

You can find out a little bit more what we’re all about right here.

If you’ve been around the Eurasia Community for long, you know that we have a big dream of seeing church planting movements among every single people group in Eurasia. It’s a really big dream, we know. One we cannot achieve without God.

We also cannot achieve it without people on the ground, in Eurasia, planting churches and launching church-planting movements.

That’s why we have set a goal of having 1,000 workers on the field by 2023.

Currently, we have around 660 workers on the field, so we need your help to reach this goal.

Getting to 1,000 missionaries begins with one small step. Have a conversation, commit to prayer, support a missionary. Your simple step makes a difference.

If you feel called to Eurasia in any capacity, we would love for you to reach out to us through one of our pipeline opportunities. You could be one of the 340 people we are praying for!

But whether or not you come to Eurasia, you can be part of helping us achieve this goal by doing few things with us: 

  • Pray with us that we’ll have 1000 workers on the field two years from now. Start a Pray Band today to partner with a team on the field.
  • Give generously both to workers who are coming to Eurasia and to those who are already serving there.
  • Start advocating for the unreached in Eurasia by continuing to be an active member of the Eurasia Community

We believe this audacious goal is a vision from the Lord for the field in Eurasia and we want you to be a part of it. Please keep praying with us, and giving towards the work we are doing. And please, consider coming to Eurasia yourself. Step in HERE.

Thanks so much for being a part of this community. We couldn’t do this without you!

Your Prayers are Changing Lives in Southern Asia

This testimony from a worker on the field perfectly illustrates the power of your prayers and will give you goosebumps.

Ashok is an intelligent young man with a big heart for his people. He loves his country and believes that people from all backgrounds should work together for the common good of man. He is a devoted Hindu, and even though he has heard about Jesus and his “good teachings” he holds fast to the idea that life is about doing good deeds in order to receive good rewards. 

Last week a request was posted on the Pray4Eurasia Facebook page asking for prayer for Ashok to find the truth in the Gospel. Three days later, our worker reports that he was able to have a deep conversation with Ashok about why Jesus and the message of the Gospel are so radically different from other faiths. He shared with him about how the message of the Gospel is not about good works, but about receiving restoration to fellowship with God through Jesus’ blood on the cross.

The worker says, “For the first time, I saw the wheels turning as he considered the implications.”

The timing of this post and this conversation cannot be a coincidence. We thank God for the leading of the Holy Spirit for his people to pray for this young man. Please continue to pray that Jesus would speak to Ashok’s heart, revealing that He is the way, the truth, and the life, and that no one can come to the father except through Him.

Thank you so much for praying as part of this community. We really couldn’t do this without you.


They don’t learn about the Savior multiplying the loaves and fishes — there’s no singing of “Jesus loves the little children” …

Instead as they’re growing up, they learn about tales of angry spirits and witches!

Most children in Nepal are Hindus — but a strong strain of ancient animistic religion has become syncretized with their Hinduism and infuses tales of hungry ghosts that bring destruction. It’s a frightening belief system for a child.

But now there’s a way you and I can help reach Nepal and provide God’s love for at least 20,000 children!

We have developed an innovative storybook for elementary school children that focuses on the Ten Commandments. It’s called Value Stories, and all indications are that it can be used as part of values education in the public schools!

This book will teach children friendship, faithfulness, truth, love, and so much more — and it will connect them with local churches and ministries that can share the love of Christ with them.

This is an astounding breakthrough for Nepal’s children!

You can read all about this incredible project on Faces of Eurasia.

And if you’d like to give to this important kingdom work, you can do that securely right here.

Thanks so much for being a part of this community. We are so excited about what God is doing in Southern Asia, but without your prayers and generous support, it wouldn’t happen. We really couldn’t do this without you.