What began as a project to provide food and provisions to the abandoned children and elderly in this village has flourished in the hands of the Lord. In the last year, we have witnessed an incredible revival with miracles, delivering, and healings. The Lord has stirred profoundly in the hearts of the locals, with many villagers receiving Jesus as Lord and Saviour.
The villagers were hungry for the gospel and to learn more about Christ, and God put it on our hearts to plant a formal church, a safe place where the villagers could come to be fed both physically and spiritually. The locals have called this fellowship Jesus Church.
Jesus Church has an adult ministry where the villagers are living out the example of the early church in Acts, “continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.”
BRAVE has also partnered with Nations Church Phnom Penh, whose children’s team is leading the kid’s ministry. Our BRAVE Home men, Phoeun and Visoth, are a regular part of this ministry, teaching the children and pouring out their love upon them. It is wonderful to watch the transformation in them as they testify to the goodness of Jesus.
As the Lord multiplies the church, we have found that the existing meeting structure is too small to accommodate all those who are coming. So BRAVE has embarked on a building project to construct a larger shelter under which we can welcome the many more that will be coming to Christ. The structure will also provide a much-needed space for community gatherings such as weddings. Our National Coordinator Maria, in conjunction with the entire team, have been faithfully teaching and loving this village and the Lord in His faithfulness is birthing a bountiful harvest.