The Barefoot Disciple With only a conviction deep within his spirit Brother John sets out to bring the gospel to the fundamentalist Muslims in the Baluchistan Desert in southwest Pakistan Most of the people there are illi

  • Title: The Barefoot Disciple
  • Author: Patrick Vosse
  • ISBN: 9781301296590
  • Page: 343
  • Format: ebook
  • With only a conviction deep within his spirit, Brother John sets out to bring the gospel to the fundamentalist Muslims in the Baluchistan Desert in southwest Pakistan Most of the people there are illiterate and suspicious of strangers, particularly Sri Lankans John s accent and witness soon identify him as a hated foreigner and an even detested Christian The BaluchWith only a conviction deep within his spirit, Brother John sets out to bring the gospel to the fundamentalist Muslims in the Baluchistan Desert in southwest Pakistan Most of the people there are illiterate and suspicious of strangers, particularly Sri Lankans John s accent and witness soon identify him as a hated foreigner and an even detested Christian The Baluchistan Desert is hot, dry, and unforgiving, matching the temperament of the mullahs who control the religious thought of the people Brother John s hardship is unimaginable He is jailed as a spy, opposed by the mullahs and beaten as a heretic, goes days without food, usually without money, and times than not, must walk barefoot where the daytime temperatures reach 120 degrees In spite of the obstacles, Brother John succeeds in winning many souls to Christ Brother John s impact on lives is not limited to the Muslims in the area Matt and Jan facing an empty nest and the proverbial midlife crisis , decide to accept a job that offers change and adventure Project Manager for the Baluchistan Area Development Project headquartered in Turbot, a district center in the middle of the Baluchistan Desert It is there that they meet Brother John Their house becomes a refuge for Brother John and, in the process, he becomes a spiritual refuge for Matt and Jan that gradually changes their lives and their walk with God Brother John s ministry catches the attention of the church leaders in Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan The religious leaders have become complacent, content to preach to their congregations and keep a low profile to avoid conflict with the numerous militant Islamists At first they are opposed to John s activities, afraid it will bring repercussions on their comfortable life But gradually, through John s example of trusting God for everything, their attitude changes and the Bishop of the Anglican Church of Pakistan starts a mission in Turbot Although this is a novel, it is based on a real person The author met Brother John in real life and many of the events narrated in the book actually happened.

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