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November 1998
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Missionary Spotlight – Republic of Indonesia

The influence of Christian students Students have been instrumental in shaping Indonesia’s history, ever since the first stirrings of the independence movement against the Dutch colonial regime. During the upheavals leading to Suharto’s downfall last May, students were in the forefront of the struggle. In the eyes of the public, they alone stand free…

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November 1998
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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – Republic of Indonesia

Look at the harvest-fields Indonesia has experienced much church growth, but there is a corresponding lack of pastors, especially those with an evangelistic and missionary burden. In statistical terms this means there are about 900 church members for every pastor. In practice (to take the example of Pastor Lewi and his wife, who worked…

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November 1998
Articles > World Mission > Asia > South Eastern Asia > Indonesia

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT – Republic of Indonesia

What kind of reformation? People are crying out for reformasi — reformation. It was the slogan of the students who brought about the downfall of President Suharto after more than thirty years in power. In their hearts, many people feel that there must be something better than what has been. They cry out against…

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November 1998
Articles > World Mission > Asia > South Eastern Asia > Indonesia

Indonesia – Theological training and conferences

There are a number of theological seminaries in Indonesia, but one recently started is the Amanat Agung Theological Seminary, located in Jakarta. It was established in 1997. In its first year it had sixty students, who were eager to serve the Lord Jesus Christ. One member of staff graduated from the Evangelical Theological College…

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