Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Today in the PC-USA Mission Yearbook

The Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study is a daily devotional with 365 inspiring mission stories that come from next door and all across the globe. It inspires thousands of Presbyterians daily as they uphold the mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in intercessory prayer. The stories in the 2013 Mission Yearbook were gathered around the question of Jesus to his disciples, “How many loaves have you?” from Mark 6:38. The book is filled with stories of God’s abundance in the face of overwhelming needs and a scarcity of resources.

Today in the Mission Yearbook: July 2, 2013

ASIA AND THE PACIFIC - From the evergreen brush and rocky hills in the north of China to the palms and volcanoes of southern shores in Indonesia, more than two-thirds of the world’s population finds its home in the various landscapes of Asia and the Pacific. They are communities and individuals whose cultures are vastly diverse and whose languages and dialects number into the thousands. To try to capture this region of the world in just a few broad strokes or an abbreviated summary would be a pointless exercise, as the richness of the customs and the enlightening expressions of humanity are cosmic.

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