The idea of parents and their children serving together in God’s mission is seldom addressed, yet families are the basic unit of all societies and God has always worked through generations of families to bless the nations. Weave wanted to create a study that affirms the important role of families in God’s story and encourages families to join with God in reaching the nations, especially those without access to the gospel.
Jesus commanded “go make disciples of all nations…”
But how can we actually live out his words? How do we model his love and compassion in our everyday lives? How do we reach those who haven’t heard of Jesus from where we live, work, and play? How do we welcome those who are so different from us? Are we even willing to try?
No one could have imagined all the change that would come in 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic swept across the world and brought many people’s jobs, projects and ministries to a standstill. Churches closed. Mission workers were confined to their homes. Cities were locked down. Life came to a standstill. And yet, God was using this crisis to build new momentum among believers in Pakistan.
Fatima and her family needed help with almost everything. Their needs were far too much for Lydia alone to shoulder. Rebekah saw why mobilizing the people in their local church was going to be important. It was critical that everyone in their church community, not just Lydia, see the unreached people God had put before them and begin welcoming them.
3 billion people have no access to the gospel. This reality keeps us up at night. These unreached people will likely live their lives without ever hearing the gospel or meeting a Christian. In the words of Paul, “How are they to believe in Him of whom they have never...