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Aim lower, think smaller, give up...

March 16, 2019

...and go, have a cup of coffee..

Taco will be spending two weeks in Germany, reaching mainly youth and children, Muslim immigrants and others.  Because of the restrictions on reaching children in Turkey, this is a new thing for us!  One...

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Unknowable Gods

May 6, 2018

Minaret Istanbul Islam Sunrise

On our very first morning in Istanbul, before the sun was fully up, my son and I were awakened by the call to prayer. It was being projected over a PA-system from a mosque about two blocks from us, and he was frightened by the unfamiliar...

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Hospitality Test

April 17, 2018

Turkish Party Food

Love one another...outdo one another in showing honor.. And seek to show hospitality.” (Romans 12:9-13)

Every time I travel back and forth from America to Turkey, I notice afresh the differences in each culture. There are strengths and...

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İsa dirildi! O gerçekten dirildi!

March 31, 2018

Rab dirildi!

Christ is risen - He is risen indeed! Some of us on the team who have been around for many years remember when Easter was not much of a celebration in the Turkish church. Christmas at least was a concept they knew from movies and it fit in well...

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Happy Easter!

March 31, 2018

Please pray for many of our Taco members supporting local churches in their Easter outreaches tomorrow. Several locations expect more than 100 visitors each.  This is a fantastic opportunity for Muslims to hear the Gospel.  Thanks for praying!

The Epiphany is you

January 6, 2018

Christ in you 

You'd be surprised if you came to Turkey during December. You wouldn't expect in a country that is over 99% Muslim to find sparkling lights, pine trees decked in red and green baubles and images of Santa Claus. But don't think it's about...

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Thank you for praying!

August 23, 2017

Nlm Izmir 22 Aug 17Because you prayed, the two groups of authorities who came did NOT shut down the outreach and more than 500 people heard a clear gospel message!  Keep it up!  3 more days in İzmir and then 5 more days in other parts of the country.  

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