An outreach team dreams in Bangladesh

By April 20, 2010

Bangladesh (MNN) — In
Bangladesh, the Operation Mobilization team just submitted their newest
five-year outreach plan to the government. 

Pending approval, they're hoping to add a new sports
program, an adult literacy class, and a single-class primary schools program
that will present the Gospel to the people they encounter. They also want to
expand to some new areas, which means training and moving some staff
around.  

Although there is supposed to be religious freedom, Islam was declared the
state religion in 1988. Other religious minorities such
as Hindus and Christians may worship but face societal discrimination.  

Official figures state that Bangladesh is 87% Muslim and 12% Hindu. Whether Muslim or Hindu, the people of Bangladesh are always keen and almost
always have time, to talk about matters of God, of faith, and of heaven and
hell.

It makes for a fertile field. OM's international
workers can serve alongside national Christians, working to build the manpower
resources of the country, and always able to share their faith in a personal
way. 

All of this takes time and money. Pray for open doors.

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