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As the Lord enables

With your support pastors like Gerald Muriungi will train for a life of service in rural Kenya. Although I do not come from a Christian family, since my childhood I have always envisioned a life of service to God. But how could this happen? Training was not...

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Lead from the heart

You can help leaders like Pastor Li prepare a new generation of workers for long-term ministry. I graduated from Bible School over a decade ago. I have faithfully served as a church leader day in and day out; always striving to do a good job. I...

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What I learn, I can pass on

You can equip young leaders like Mukuza Zihalirwa to serve growing churches.   I was a child when I decided to ­dedicate my life to telling people about Jesus Christ so that they might come to him. While I was at school I promised God that I...

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God is good. All the time.

You can help Dith Savy touch hearts and minds with books written by Cambodian Christians.   My husband’s family closed their eyes and spoke to someone I couldn’t see. “What are you doing?” I asked. “We are praying to the Lord Jesus.” I looked at my husband Sal with...

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Simon Woodley joins the SparkLit Council

Simon has worked in the book industry for over twenty years and is currently the Managing Director of ALS Library Services, an Australian business supplying public libraries.   "Twenty years in the trade has taught me that people still read. While technology and devices compete for our...

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SparkLit Council member Paul Barker made bishop

  On Saturday 12 November SparkLit Council member the Revd Dr Paul Barker was ordained and consecrated as a Bishop in the Diocese of Melbourne.   Paul recently returned from South-East Asia after six years as a visiting lecturer in Biblical Theology, Old Testament and Homiletics, and as...

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Dr Paul Barker joins SparkLit Council

Paul Barker brings to SparkLit comprehensive experience in the region where most of our projects are located. He loves books and reading. He is committed to God and His mission.   “The majority world does not have access to quality, relevant or vernacular books. Yet pastors rely...

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Brought back to life

Jane Dowling describes how Jesus’ words brought her back to life.   At the age of twelve I was caught in a rip. As the force of the water sucked me under, scenes from my life flashed vividly before me. ‘I’m going to die!’ Suddenly, the arm...

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Chiselled

You can help prepare graduates like Dexter Tad-awan to speak the word of God with boldness.   I observed the way the priests sent to our village accompanied the people and supported them in practical ways. I felt drawn to this vocation. However, I was becoming increasingly...

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Too good to be true

You can help pastor Buth Nhorn lead believers to maturity in Christ Jesus. I killed many, many people. I laid countless land mines. I built and ran an orphanage for the purpose of raising child soldiers. As a Buddhist, I calculated that I was beyond redemption....

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