Stephen King has been within our Co-Mission Partner program since 2010 . He has a strong desire and calling to witness to Afghan people groups . He was sent to IEM (India Evangelical Mission) as a consultant for their ministries which include social initiatives.
Placed in Delhi for he found that a large number of Afghan students, refugees and patients come to Delhi every day. There are large Afghan communities in certain pockets of the city . Opportunities to reach out to them was far more than what he could have found in Afghanistan. He has started ministry which includes going to the airport to meet and help out patients who come to India for medical treatment , finding avenues for the refugees to find work , providing guidance to afghan students to a new city and way of things opens doors to share the Word .
He sometimes faces resistance from the community and security can be a concern, but God has also blessed him with many opportunities to witness.
Please pray for :
– Two afghan families this month , one from Kandahar and one from Kabul who took back with them NT in Dari Language
– An organisation in Delhi with a radio program which has set aside a day to pray for Afganistan , they broadcast in 20 countries
– Growing number of people who pick up Gospel leaflets at the Delhi Airport who call back and express interest to know more
– Please pray for the safety and well-being of the family
Give thanks for :
– Martha, his wife has found a job in Delhi after two years away , the family will now be together ( Martha and the two daughters were in another city for almost a year where she found work as a vice principal of a school )
– The family plans to move into new accommodation which they found
– Stephen has finished a foundational course in the Dari language at Delhi university