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Jesus + nothing= Everything

March 22, 2020

There is a well known sociologist of religion by the name of Rodney Stark. He produced research on how the early church went from a small, hated and despised little group of Jews of around 1000 people in 40 A.D. to became a major force throughout...

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Reaching out in Bulgaria

August 2, 2019

Did you know there were tens of thousands of Turkish speakers in Bulgaria? A revival amongst them in the 90s mean there are many Turkish speaking churches and mature Turkish believers amongst them. Taco's been invited by some of them to have a two week outreach that started 1st August. Would you please pray for fruit, for good relationships and for the vehicles to remain reliable? After two...

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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!

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