December 2020 360 Spotlight

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SPECIAL

EDITION! DECEMBER 2020

FIRST PRIORITY MIRACLE CHALLENGE W

e MUST finish strong in 2020! Our missionaries are counting on us.

I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to each missions partner who has contributed towards our year-end goal to raise $2 million by December 31. Many missionary requests for evangelism resources will be met thanks to your generosity. But there are still many more that are unfunded! A handful of them are listed on page 5. The First Priority Miracle Challenge is an effort to make sure that our

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missionaries have what they need to share the gospel with others. Look at this photo of a missionary utilizing LFTL resources to share the gospel. This represents how LFTL makes sure missionaries on the field are never empty-

handed when evangelism opportunities come. In this issue are reports from missionaries in the Philippines. Reports similar to these are coming in from all over the world thanks to your generosity. Thank you for helping us finish 2020 strong and making sure our missionaries are well resourced for evangelism ministry. Merry Christmas!

Missionary Ron Mueller gives a solar-powered Bible audio player to a woman in Angola.

Rick Allen National Director Men’s Ministries/LFTL

THANK YOU FOR HELPING US FINISH 2020 STRONG! All year-end donations must be postmarked by December 31.


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e are thrilled that a request for evangelism resources from missionaries John and Kelli Williford has been met thanks to the generous partnership of LFTL supporters! The Williford’s ministry is at Happy Horizons Children’s Ranch in the Philippines, a special place of refuge for children who have been rescued from the dark world of sexual abuse, forced prostitution, or cybersex exploitation. Currently, there are 50 children under the Willifords’ care and LFTL funds are used to teach them about Jesus. One of the girls who lives at HHCR is very special. I will call her Trina to protect her identity. She is a survivor of sexual exploitation, and Jesus has powerfully healed and restored her.

John and Kelli Williford, Philippines. is a thriving young woman, and also a follower of Jesus! Through the funds we send to the Willifords, 50 boys and girls are learning about Jesus as they recover and heal from past trauma and abuse.

Trina came to HHCR as a little girl and grew up in the Willifords’ care. Today she

Thank you for helping LFTL meet the requests of so many missionaries like the Willifords!

Trina endured terrible abuse but Jesus has delivered, healed and restored her.

LFTL provides Bibles and books that 50 rescued children study each day at HHCR.


CHILDREN MEET JESUS It is our hope that you will stand by us to help finish 2020 strong. If you or your church want to adopt a special missionary project from your home district, please contact LFTL. There are many missionary requests for evangelism tools that still need to be funded. Each one is important, as it is part of our First Priority Miracle Challenge.

These are some of the girls who know Jesus today through the Willifords’ ministry.

THANK YOU LFTL, FROM THE PHILIPPINES! I

would like to thank you for the children’s book (tracks) that you allowed me to give out to hundreds of kids. More books will be given out…as we do children’s evangelism through outreaches and kids camps.

You also allowed me to purchase resources that teachers throughout Cebu will be able to use during VBS this summer. Thousands of kids will learn God’s Word as teachers share biblical truths. Bibles were also bought with [LFTL funds] that will be used for new converts and teaching in Bible studies. Light for the Lost allows us to put God’s Word in the hands of kids, teens and adults. Thank you for helping us make God’s Word come alive to many in the Philippines. Ruth Clark, Missionary in the Philippines

LFTL funds helped missionary Ruth Clark produce evangelistic story books for hundreds of children on the island of Cebu, Philippines.


OUR MISSIONARIES’ CHRISTMAS WISH LIST This is just a partial list representing outstanding

missionary requests for evangelism resources. If you would like to help with a particular project, email lftl@ag.org or call 417.370.6280. Or send an offering to the LFTL office. Gifts must be postmarked by December 31.

Thailand

Mark and Sunny Rodli

Faith and Action Thai translation

$8,000

Thailand

Dana Metcalf

Bibles, gospels for new converts

$10,000

Japan

Nathan and Yuka Williams

Gospel portions and Bibles

$1,000

Morocco

Missionary name withheld

Print and audio Bibles in Arabic

$5,000

Sensitive

Missionary name withheld

Evangelism tools in Chinese

$5,000

Spain

Joe and Noemi Szabo

Evangelism booklets for Catholics

$1,000

El Salvador

Bob and Cilinia Bueno

Bibles, gospel portions for prisoners

$3,500

Peru

Ricky and Carol Hendon

Faith and Action books, CDs

$1,000

All-Africa

Mark and Vickie Alexander

French FireBibles

$5,000

All-Africa

Todd and Amy Churchill

French Discovery Series books

$5,000

USA

Bob Durham

Evangelism courses for prisoners

$1,050

USA

Tyler and Brooke Martin

FireBibles for Chi Alpha

$1,620


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FIRST PRIORITY MIRACLE CHALLENGE What inspired this name? One, evangelism is the church’s First Priority; two, it’s going to take a miracle to see $2 million raised. So thank you for embracing the “First Priority Miracle Challenge” and giving the best gifts you can by the end of this year!

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