That number represents the number of individuals who speak Arabic as their primary language. For missiologists, that number represents people living in cultures and countries that are very different than our own—most of whom have not yet heard and responded positively to the gospel. For that reason, teaching the truth of Scripture remains vitally important in the Middle East and other parts of the world where Arabic
For a moment, instead of focusing on all those
people represented by that huge number, I’d like to ask
you to focus on just one person. One mom, singing her
children to sleep . . . one dad, spending another day at
the office . . . one grandparent pondering a legacy. Each
of these people needs to know the same thing you and
I need to know—that God loves them and in His grace,
forgives them. Each and every one.
Insight for Living Arabic addresses the whole and
the individual. Through our Arabic-language website,
we have the capability of reaching all 420 million
Arabic-speakers around the world. And through Charlie
Costa, our pastor on the ground in Lebanon, we have the ability to reach one at a time!
To learn more visit www.vision195.com.
Tom Hayes currently serves as our executive vice president and chief international officer. Tom previously served for five years on the Insight for Living Ministries Board of Directors and currently serves on the board of two mission agencies —WorldVenture and Russian Leadership Ministries. Tom and his wife Katie make their home in Texas, where they are constantly entertained by their two young sons.
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