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Powerless Pandemic

Students of the Friendship Children’s Schools are the poorest of the poor. There aren’t enough resources for families with many children whose parents are landless day laborers. Waves of turbulence have battered this already fragile region of Bangladesh in 2020. As Back to School season arrives, many feel powerless in the wake of COVID-19, Cyclone Amphan, and economic lockdowns. Just looking at the facts might lead us to agree.

But even a Pandemic cannot render us powerless. God prepared this national partner for flexible, mobile ministry during trying times. In the same chapter of Matthew describing how Jesus received children, we read His answer to the problem of a rich, powerful person entering heaven. “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26b)

Pandemic powerless

Continuing the work of the Free Friendship Ministries School may seem humanly impossible, but, “with God all things are possible.” Committed to using education to meet needs of those in economic and spiritual poverty, leaders shifted their approach. They already have local, trained, connected teachers and staff motivated by the life-changing Gospel of hope in Christ. With understanding relationships established, Friendship Ministries adapted to empower children and families to learn in new ways.

Before the Pandemic or the Cyclone left so many feeling powerless, God prepared Friendship Ministries.

Live Global empowers national leaders and ministries. God has prepared us to engage globally, despite the limitations of the Pandemic. We are not rendered powerless. Opportunities exist for you to join in what God is doing through the Free Friendship Ministries School.

About

From a church to a literature library mobile boat, Friendship Ministries is about sharing the love of Jesus and discipling believers throughout Bangladesh.

Learn more about at
https://liveglobal.org/friendship-ministries-bangladesh/

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  • That God would keep the enemy far from the students in the Bible school. That the students (many of them from Muslim or Hindu backgrounds) would be emboldened to study the Word of God amidst opposition.
  • For the players on the soccer team. That God would provide for their needs and give them boldness and opportunities to share truth.
  • That God would save those who have and will hear the gospel through the many outreaches of Friendship Ministries
  • That the Friendship church would grow in faithfulness to Jesus and in number of those who are being saved
Interested in going to Bangladesh to see firsthand what God is doing, and also use your gifts and serve?

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