|Wall Street Journal notes great need for leader development in Asia|
|Blogs - From the President|
|Written by Joe Handley|
|Monday, 16 April 2012 22:16|
| ShareA recent Wall Street Journal article noted the great need for leaders in the church of Asia today. This prompted the team at Nations Be Glad, an affiliate of Dr. John Piper to tweet the following:
More than 15 years ago, this huge need prompted Asian Access to invest in key leading pastors across the continent of Asia. At that time, estimates were that 150 million Asians would come to Christ over the next 20 years. Asia is home to nearly 65% of the world's population, 85% of those who have yet to follow Christ, and home to all of the world's major religions.
This is an unparalleled challenge as there is a crisis in leadership worldwide. Every sector of society needs capable leaders and the Church is not exempt from this challenge. The global Church must have godly, capable leaders and the task is unprecedented for the Church of Asia in particular.
To learn more about the great needs in China, see the Wall Street Journal article ("Leading China's Christian Awakening" by Jillian Kay Melchior). To learn about Asian Access unique model in response, see the overview video here.
Asian Access provides a strategic vision to develop transforming leaders all across Asia who will be used of God to multiply leaders and congregations. Here are just a few of the key leaders we are privileged to work alongside . . .
Rob Martin, former Executive Director of First Fruit Foundation has said:
We are humbled to be a small part of what God is doing in Asia. And we welcome you to join us in this key investment in the work of Christ's transforming presence!
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|Last Updated on Thursday, 19 April 2012 05:14|