|Posted on October 31, 2014 at 11:45 AM|
Jason Ministries Update
(Oceania, Africa, Asia, Middle East)
1) American Samoa 15
2) Australia 04
3) Congo 07
4) Fiji 08
5) Ghana 02
6) Iran 03
7) Kenya 06
New Caledonia 01
9) New Zealand 1 17
10) Nigeria 02
11) Papua New Guinea 20
12) Philippines 39
13) Republic of the Congo 08
14) Samoa 15
15) Singapore 12
16) Sri Lanka 08
17) South Africa 09
18) Sudan 04
19) Thailand 21
20) Uganda 01
This represents an increase of 14 since August 2014 of Online Group members.
Sadly we lost 2 online members both from New Zealand. We will pray that they return and try again to overcome SSA.
There has been gains in most existing countries, although most African countries remain steady with the exception of South Africa who increased by 2 member.
Thailand and the Philippines represented the most gains of 4 each since August 2014.
Our new country Sudan, has increased now to 4 members.
The online anonymity seems to be helping members by holding firm to their confidences and yet at the same time, opening them up to much needed sharing with others who are experiencing the same or similar concerns in the lives as far as SSA goes. I am likewise seeing a deepening of Christian understandings by a number within the Group. This is a very difficult thing to achieve given the backgrounds that some have come from given the countries that they live in and the pressures that they live under such as Islamic and other beliefs that have ruled their lives. It is a blessings to see these men opening their hearts to receive the Gospel and indeed starting to talk freely about almighty God.
The Lord is continuing to do a mighty work of grace in the above mentioned countries. Oftentimes I have no knowledge as to how these dear souls happen to come across JASON, but I am pleased they do. There is so much hurt, suffering and pain being experienced by these members that they are crying for help and turning to Jesus Christ to turn them from SSA to that which is beautiful in His sight.
+ Bishop Paul
|Posted on June 8, 2014 at 9:35 AM|
I just talked to Doug (Dr. Douglas McIntyre, co-founder & director of Homosexuals Anonymous) and a local pastor in Uganda on Skype. Doug is doing great and working on some projects there, among others teaching & training pastors and talking the Ugandan government into accepting and working with the 14-step program of H.A. instead of just throwing people with ssa into jail (up to 14 years - and then they are expected to come out straight!) or even executing them.
Please pray for him. Doug wants to send some more information as soon as he can.