“Look around you! Vast fields of human souls are ripening all around us, and are now ready for reaping. The reapers will be paid good wages and will be gathering eternal souls into the granaries of heaven! What joys await the sower and the reaper, both together!” -John 4: 35-36
Over the past five years Pastor Samuel Saccsara, our coordinator of the audio-visual Bible promotion project, has been training promoters to use 15-inch photo frames in presenting the gospel. The photo frame is modern, yet small and economical. It can be plugged in or operated on battery power and it gives the Quechua people a visual to facilitate learning. It’s a wonderful way to capture and hold the attention of the communities! It’s been very successful and over the past five years we’ve trained 40 promoters, forming 20 teams of two each, who visit communities and show the videos using the photo frame unit and battery.
Accomplishments this year:
Testimonies from different communities:
In Tirincavine: The whole village saw the Luke video and everyone prayed and received Christ as Savior and Lord and committed themselves to love one another and work together and build a church. They also want someone to come and teach them more of the Word.
In the community of Soccna: 17 people saw the story of Sodom and Gomorrah in the Genesis video and were convicted and prayed to receive forgiveness from Jesus. They said, we were just like them, but thanks be to God we are saved.
In the community of New Tirincavine: The Luke video was shown and when the women saw Jesus healing the lady with the issue of blood, a number of them called out to Jesus to heal them of some physical ailment and a number of them were healed right on the spot.
In the community of Naupas: The school teachers were teaching the children that they were descendants of monkeys. But after the children saw the creation story in the Genesis video, they all believed what the Bible had to say, even the teachers.
In the community of Ranracanchas: The school teacher asked the promoter to show the Luke and Genesis videos on different occasions. Everyone was hungry to know more about God so the promoter loaned them Bibles in Quechua. Now they have Bible studies in class.
In the community of Merincharo: There was a celebration for a birthday party with dancing, drinking and loud music. A Bible promoter arrived, took out the photo frame unit and showed parts of the Luke video. Everyone was convicted of their sin and cried out to Jesus to forgive them and save them. What a great birthday gift!
“It’s a great joy for me to write these things to you because I know you are praying for us and some are sending financial support for photo frame units, Bibles and travel expenses for the promoters. We all want to thank you for helping make this ministry possible by loaning us the photo frames and videos to do the work. May God abundantly bless you and keep you as you share the needs of this work with others.” -Samuel