In his words: Ramesh Richard December update

Dear praying friends,
The end of the year is almost here. Sometimes it feels like the end of the world is near, too! We take a quick world tour and wish His promise to come soon (Rev. 22:20) would happen now. Yet He waits to come so more would repent (2 Pet. 3:8). In these “betwixt” times and tension, I must serve God’s Word to the world.

In Bali, Indonesia, I spoke at a church service, then to about 120 pastoral leaders, and at an evening event where all four pre-Christ friends and family in attendance embraced the Lord Jesus.

In a South Asian country experiencing an extreme air quality crisis, I was addressing 500+ heroes at The Word Conference. Many pastors had been physically assaulted for the Faith. Who am I to minister to them? But they went back home more committed!

In Jakarta, Indonesia, RREACH hosted two networking sessions for about 100 world evangelical leaders on pastoral training over the next four years. We invited them to advocate for advancing Church Health worldwide by the training of pastors.

Trip highlight? Three days in a restricted Asian country. After waiting seven months for a last minute and rare official visa to speak, I addressed 800 leaders of their second largest denomination. Out of 500 pastors, only four had formal training—less than 1%. And yet they have grown from 200 to a whopping 220,000 people! Hallelujah!?

Preaching at favorite congregation in Singapore was my final stop before rushing home to a wonderful U.S. Thanksgiving! Praise be to God.

We also must multiply proclaimers around the world. Our national Global Proclamation Academies were held in Guatemala, Ukraine and São Tomé-Princípe, with 25 pastoral leaders each who were better trained to preach and live biblically. What a joy!

You make all this possible. Like early Christians, we cry out for “the Lord to come” (1 Cor. 16:22) and “even so come Lord Jesus” (Rev. 22:20). Until then, thank you for making His truth and love available to the world through this ministry. 2020 awaits!
In the Inexhaustible Vine,
RR

2 thoughts on “In his words: Ramesh Richard December update

  1. God bless you Ramesh. Grateful to hear the results. May our Lord protect you and multiply your impact for our Lord Jesus.

    craig Sent from my iPhone

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  2. Ramesh: Thanks for this update! I continue, regularly and persistently, to pray for you, your family and this very responsible ministry the Lord has assigned to you and which you have accepted wholeheartedly. I pray for your health, safety and well-being, as well as that He will continuously support you with resources, keen and qualified personnel, including board members and staff. It is a pure pleasure to pray such for you. I trust that you ,Bonnie and family will enjoy a powerful and enjoyable Christmas, Ed

    On Sun, Dec 22, 2019 at 7:32 AM pray4rameshrichard wrote:

    > pray4rameshrichard posted: “Dear praying friends, The end of the year is > almost here. Sometimes it feels like the end of the world is near, too! We > take a quick world tour and wish His promise to come soon (Rev. 22:20) > would happen now. Yet He waits to come so more would repent (2 P” >

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