According to a 2010 Pew Forum survey 60% of the population of Muslim-majority countries is under age 30. This compares to about 30% of the western nations’ population (http:// pewforum.org/future-of-the-global-muslim-population-main-factors-age-structure.aspx). A major challenge for outreach is to reach this burgeoning group with the gospel. Christopher, a new student at GIAL, has a passion for reaching Muslim youth.
Behind his quiet nature, soft eyes, and gentle voice, lies a deeply passionate heart. Although Aaron attended church, he did not have a personal relationship with Christ…that is until, as a teenager, he had a powerful encounter with God, alone, in a winter woods.
“Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.” Psalm 119:105(NIV)
Living in the woods of Massachusetts away from the comforts of city life offered ‘listening time’ for Rebecca’s parents. While Rebecca enjoyed the light of kerosene lamps and candles, her parents responded to light God was shedding on their path as He called them to relocate to Israel and build a new life there.