In six short days, God chose to answer the prayers of three groups of believers with a resounding yes. Each group had been praying for a place of worship to gather in for times of prayer, adoration and learning from the local pastor. One December, around Christmastime, these groups of believers received incredible gifts as their new places of worship opened their doors for the first time. Church Outgrows Meeting Place GFA-supported pastor Baru led worship services and prayer meetings for several believers, but they lacked enough space for them to gather. Some were deterred from coming regularly to prayer meetings because the space was too small to comfortably hold the number of people who attended.At theinauguration of their place of worship, the believers were excited for the new church building and thankful for the space it allowed. They expressed their gratitude, saying, “We had been praying for a long time to have a church building of our own.”
Community Constructs New Church Building
GFA-supported pastor Meli spent much of his time traveling throughout his village and the surrounding areas, meeting his neighbors and praying for healing from sicknesses. Soon, there was a group of 45 believers from various villages in need of a place to meet.
They prayed diligently for a permanent place of worship, and God provided them with the opportunity to build one. Construction of the church building went smoothly, and the believers were soon celebrating the opening of their new church home with grateful hearts.
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