We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thessalonians 1:3 (NIV)
“If you asked me on Thursday at noon of the second week if the goal would be reached, I would have had to say, ‘I don’t think so.’ However, we serve a big and mighty God,” reported Robert at the end of an awe-inspiring MAST workshop in Southeast Asia.
One language group of thirty-five local people gathered, representing twenty-three churches and eleven different denominations. The goal was huge: to translate and type the entire New Testament in two weeks.
The thirty-five people were divided into groups. The hard work began at a good pace. Then came the difficulties: people got sick, several didn’t arrive, one was called back to the village, two were called back to work, and more. The Enemy worked hard to halt the translation of God’s Word.
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