Who is Author, Adventurer, and Missionary David Witt?

From a distance, David Witt is the CEO of SOM International. The organization's purpose is "Internationally Serving Leaders who Risk Much for Jesus." David has served the Persecuted and Underground Church for 25 years and has traveled to 55 countries, sharing the love of Christ.  One strength of David Witt is his high-intensity development

First Shipments of Piaroa Bibles Arrive in Venezuela

Anticipation has been building in Venezuela for many months amidst the Piaroa Tribe. After working for 25 years, a Bible translator has recently completed the entire Bible, and the first shipment of Bibles are finally being distributed.    Transporting these Bibles over the dangerous, muddy, and drenched roads is no

Church Planter: Dying Impact

Ministry Leader Reaches Hundreds During Final Months... My husband, Karu, was a church planter who poured his life out for Jesus even unto death. We were married for six years serving Jesus and raising our tiny girl. Karu graduated in the 20th class of church planters in April 2021 and

Extreme Poverty In Mexico: Solutions

Helping Impoverished Tribes in Mexico Become Self-Sustainable... Recently, we visited a mountainous tribal group who were anxious to see their crops grow. Indeed, this was a sign of hope for those in extreme poverty. Hope for a better season filled with enough food to sustain them. In case there are

Church Planting Schools: India

India Church Planting Schools Graduate 20th Class Amazingly, at the end of April, the ministry in the SOM India planting network graduated the 20th class of church planters in 20 schools throughout the country. Furthermore, six hundred church planters and two hundred Lighthouse Sewing/Discipleship school workers also graduated for a

Faith Builds in the Forgotten at Bangladeshi Sewing School

Sewing Faith into Villagers...  Testimony of Hope from Sewing/Discipleship School Student... Because of knowing faith in the Lord as my Savior since my early teen years, I have faced severe persecution in my own home. My parents desired to undermine my faith and arrange a marriage to a Hindu man. For

Indian Church Planters Share Jesus

Indian Church Planters Pursue Expelled Migrant Laborers... The fruit of their labor... Indian church planters frequently minister to migrant laborers. The migrants are living under tarps on the outskirts of villages. Police forced one migrant family to move further away from the village. The authorities came and burnt down all

Persecution of the Early Church

The Persecution of the First Missionary and Martyr to Muslims... His name sounds like he could lull you to sleep, but Ramon Llull is more of a lion than a lamb. He reached out to North Africa, faced persecution, and later became a martyr for his faith. Raised as a

A Year in the Life of the India Church Planter

India Church Planter Faces Challenges Firstly, in Acts 13, the Holy Spirit calls out Paul and Barnabas to go into the ministry of church planting. For example, imagine a world, such as India, where almost everyone and everything is against you. In other words, the religious establishment is against you. Meanwhile,

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