"The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint" (Isaiah 40:28-31).
Pray for Indonesian believers to be strengthened in Christ. Pray especially for those struggling with illness, depression, and discouraged.
On July 9th, Indonesians went to the polls to vote for their next president. Unfortunately, a clear winner has yet to be declared. The deadlock has raised some fears of political instability. Jokowi came out ahead with 52 percent of the vote according to the three most credible … [Read More...]
In the final push before Wednesday’s election, Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo (Jokowi) spent the weekend touting their Islam credentials to the world’s largest Muslim country. About nine out of ten voters have already decided who they will vote for on July 9th, but that still … [Read More...]
With Indonesia’s presidential elections less than a week away, both Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo are furiously campaigning. On Tuesday, Prabowo was in Yogyakarta. About 1,000 people gathered, most being from Islamic organizations who are declaring their candidate as the “war … [Read More...]
The Dolly district of Surabaya is one of Southeast Asia’s largest red-light districts. Surabaya’s new mayor has pledged to shut down the area by June 18th. A few weeks ago, over 1200 sex workers marched through the district protesting the closing. They say they won’t be able to … [Read More...]