The Freemans with a Turkish pastor and family
Laura and I want to thank you for your
partnership in reaching out to
Two of the pastors we met with are new to
our network of churches and will lead to two new partnerships that are in critical areas of
We are also in the very early stages of
partnering with a third new church in eastern
Here are a few specific requests from the pastors we spent time with:
1. Hamza- Growth for their one year old church.
2. Salih – Healing for his wife who recently experienced a stroke.
3. Demokan – Wisdom with a new church starting in September.
4. Refik- Preparation of new believers for baptism.
5. Levent – Discipling efforts to raise up new leaders.
6. Resit – Grace and wisdom as they raise their three children to follow Christ.
7. Vahan – Working to provide digital Bibles to college age youth whose parents would not allow a physical Bible in the home.
8. Ugur – Protection for his children who are bullied at school due to their faith.
9. Emre – Protection in light of death threats.
10.Carlos – Development of a retreat center.
11.Mark- Outreach to the country through TV and websites.
12.Semir- New church planting
among Turks in
Thank you so much for your partnership in this work! It is your faithfulness that has enabled our non profit organization, Turkish Connections, to come alongside 25 Turkish churches and see God’s Kingdom grow in this country! Please lift up our Muslim friends whom we continue to point to Jesus!
Yours for Reaching
Rich and Laura