Indonesia (MNN) — Several powerful earthquakes hit eastern
Indonesia off the northern coast of Papua province on
Wednesday, but initial reports indicated no major damages to infrastructure. Three people died in the quakes, which also triggered landslides and
The story of the quake that seems to be emerging is that
there is no story, at least not on the scale of recent disasters. While this is good news, the quake
resurrected memories of the 2004 disaster.
Paul Jenks with
AMG International says, "Whenever this
type of situation takes place, the people of Indonesia, there in Papua as well,
are very concerned that it might also cause a tsunami-type impact after the
earthquake. Fortunately for us, this
time we avoided any damage or any problem in our ministry."
The AMG team is still monitoring the situation, should church partners be affected in any
way. "We have a Bible school and
seminary, and we use newspaper evangelism and media evangelism very effectively
in that country."
AMG International also has radio
ministries in Australia, Cyprus, Greece, Indonesia, Myanmar, and China which boldly
proclaim the Gospel.
In Indonesia, Living Waters is broadcast on four stations. The response is enthusiastic and keeps the office staff busy doing follow-up to the inquiries generated by the programs.
Throughout Indonesia, AMG has about 200 church planters.
Pray that these believers will be bold but wise as they share their faith. There
are more details regarding how you can help AMG Indonesia here.