Experience the Power of God

Dear ones,

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I greet you in the name of Christ. 
September was a grace-filled month for me. Despite the trials and opposition of the enemy, I had grace to experience the power of God in the mission field. God gave me the desire to go out on the streets to share the Gospel with people. The Holy Spirit reminded me of Psalm 126:6: “Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.” I understood that some people's opposition to the gospel is not new and I do not have to give up, but I have to cry, fast and pray for them by name. The Spirit of the Lord inspired me with Nehemiah 1:4. I am now looking for people who are open to the gospel, and I seek to know them, to cry with them and to pray for them. This is my desire: 
■ I want to know people.
■ I want to make friends.
■ I am trying to tell the truth of Christ at the right time. 
At the end of September, I was on a trip to Italy. During this visit, I did several things. A friend of mine named Dani Galai got married and I was there to be part of his wedding. Then I enjoyed a few days of vacation. I visited Venice for a few hours and the next day I went to the sea. During this time, I had the opportunity to serve in the cities of Cheli and Torino. I was very glad that the people were built up by the word God that I spoke to them. People contacted me in private to talk me about some personal issues. I saw how God used me to encourage them. This brought me the greatest joy of my trip to Italy.

I wanted to thank everyone that made the decision to help me in the ministry. This means a lot to me, gives me a great encouragement.

Prayer request;

  • Pray that I will find a person that works with me on the field doing evangelism in Craiova

  • Pray for God to provide a suitable helper

  • Pray that soon I will have the full support for my ministry. As right now I have 70% coming in. Need a few more people that will help with $25/Mo.

  • Pray that I will have support for the ministry too.

God created opportunities for ministry

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Through the events we have done and I have helped with, we have been able to see how God prepared the hearts of those people to hear the Gospel in a way that is relevant to each of them. When we organized an event for youth, I didn’t think that many would come because it is summer and I thought they would be away. About 15-20 youth came to the event. During socializing and games, they asked different questions about what we do.

Last month I met with some young people in Craiova. One of them is Sebi, who was interested in finding out why God permitted slavery in the Old Testament. He has not yet declared himself an atheist, yet has left a space in his life to find out more about God. Another boy I met and presented the Gospel to was named Adi. When he lived in Cyprus, he used drugs, yet now he wants to learn more about God. He doesn’t find pleasure in the things of the world anymore that he once enjoyed.

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I am thankful that God has allowed me to live the beautiful words of Psalm 126:5-6 which says “Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.”                             

May God be blessed!

God has pleasantly surprised me!

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In this letter I will share with you about the wonderful way in which God has helped me in the last two months of my life.

I did not think I would be able to finish the master thesis on time, but God put wonderful people near me who encouraged me and helped me translate from english into romanian.

When things were over my power, God put a person to encourage me, gave me inspiration and power to write.


Another aspect I want to share with you is from the mission work. Being at the beginning as a missionary, God wanted me to realize that I must be dependent on His power in the mission work.


It was so wonderful that once I understood this truth in my heart, peace took place even in the difficult moments of my life. Also, reading from the book of Dave Kraft ,, mistakes that leaders make "Jesus made me understand some very key issues for my ministry: I must invest in people's lives continuously for He will save people at the time He considers appropriate. And another thing I learned was understanding that I must stir up the gift that is in me for the glory of God

(2 Timothy 1: 6).


Prayer points:


• Let us praise God for helping me finish my master's thesis;
• For God to bring young people to the meetings that I want to have for them;
• For a target area in Craiova to do ministry;
• So I can learn the essential things in what it means to be a church planter;
• For God take care of the finances I need in the ministry.

God purifies man’s heart!

Even if I finished  Baptist Theological  Institute (Baptist Bible College) in Bucharest, my eyes weren’t yet opened to see the great need of loving those I had nothing to expect something back from ( the poor and those with disabilities).  God began to show me this need, through a visit, that some category of people long- the need to be loved.
 During the mission on streets, after we’ve told them the Good News, we prayed for a paralyzed girl who had mental disabilities and told Him this girl can’t be born again, but God told me that I only have to show her love! Since then, the desire to love those categories of people grows in my life more and more.  Here it is another family. 
Alin’s family (photo) lives very poorly, on the verge of starvation. He told me he doesn’t want to change his religion, but we told them the Gospel this month and talked with the kids. 

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It’s so wonderful to watch the discipleship group God gave me this period. Great news is these people started to want to discover the truth from the Bible. Every one of them asked for a Bible to read it at home. I noticed their answers during group sessions came by their personal findings.
They started get up the courage and believe in Christ’s Truth. Mr. Peter (Pătru) surprised me very pleasantly.  He feels loved by the Christian community from Hope Church (Speranta) in Craiova. As a result, he started giving gifts. One day we met him down town and he gave the girls in our mission sweets for them to eat. An act full of love!

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This month I had the opportunity to meet my mentor, Cornel Stef. He gave me precious advice about what it means to be a missionary for Lord Jesus Christ. We served together in the villages around Draganesti-Olt and in Craiova. I can guarantee after spending time with him that he is dedicated in serving the Lord and the missionaries. I thank to the good God that He helps me understand the truth in a practical way!


Prayer requests for the next period:

  • For the discipleship group to grow in their relationship with God
  • I’d  like to organize this month a day camp with the Roma kids in Craiova
  • I’d like to organize more youth meetings in Craiova
  • I’d like to give 100 New Testaments
  • I’d like to work more  in spreading the Gospel