New Life!

A. has been coming to SECF for a few years now.  He got connected to us through his friend Ipin whom Cathy and I met in our first church plant.  Ipin met him while she was walking by the sea and invited him to church with her and began to share her faith with him. A., though not ever a …

Changing Attitudes of a Muslim Brother

A. accepted the Lord in one our services back in November.  It was a miraculous next step for a young man on a journey of faith. For many months, he wrestled with who Jesus is and what Muslim background tells him to believe.  To complicate matters, he lives with his brother who is a devout Muslim.  His brother threatened to …

Senior’s Work in Uzbekistan

Did you know that our small church in Ephesus has a vision for the world?  We determined right from the beginning that we would be the type of church that would be engaged in the Great Commission no matter how big or small our congregation might be. One way we express this part of our DNA is by supporting a …

A Warmed Heart

We met D. about two years ago when we first started the international church.  D’s family had just moved to our city.  Her parents were divorced and her mom moved here to find a new life. Speaking some English, D. attended some of our services and we had opportunity to talk with her many times about spiritual things.  However, she …

I Must Follow Jesus!

D. started coming to our church on and off back in the spring.  He’d rarely came to the services, but he was always around to help with dishes and clean up demonstrating a servant heart. Not too long after meeting him for the first time, he asked me how he could become a minister.  I hinted to him that maybe …