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Hey guys, Jared here…

I read a story the other day about a lady named Laura. She does some awesome work online reaching people for Christ through the internet. I first learned about her through the Joshua Project website. I was on that website doing some research and I came across her story. The past couple days I had been thinking about different concepts in internet evangelism and the potential that exists there to reach the masses. When I read her story, her experience resonated within me and I could see the potential for many thousands of lives to be changed.

What did she do?

She told the story of how she used Facebook to reach 90 people in a foreign country –for only twelve dollars and thirty minutes of her time!
Imagine with me the traditional approach of sending a missionary out to evangelize a people group. After he’s gathered “support” for a couple years paid for plane tickets and learned the language, his boots would finally be on the ground and he could start his mission work.
I could envision it in my mind right then and there. Thousands of dollars vs. twelve dollars? Years of preparation vs. 30 minutes on Facebook? It was a no-brainer. I could clearly see that there was a much more efficient way to spread the Gospel. (Just to be clear, I am not knocking the traditional missionary approach of physically being in a country and living among the people. That has it’s time and place.)

How did she do it?

Facebook has an “advertise” feature that allows people to make their own advertisements and target certain categories of people with that ad. If you’ve ever been on Facebook, I’m sure that you noticed the ads that appear on the right side of your browser window. Laura placed one of these ads in the Urdu language and in 2 days she had 90 people click on her ad about Jesus. That means 90 people who were interested in spiritual things clicked on her link and were directed to a page in the Urdu language that presented the Gospel of Jesus Christ to them.

Imagine if thousands of people were spreading the Gospel through the internet!

It can be a reality, and I want to show you how:
Right now I’m working on a new project called iMissionaries. The main thrust of the project is to reach the world through the internet. Using the power of social media, I believe we can reach the world with the Gospel in our generation.
The iMissionaries website will offer you complete training courses that will teach core principles of effective internet evangelism.

Let’s do a little math:

If I could get 1000 people to sign up for the iMissionaries training course, and those iMissionaries could each reach 100 people, that would be……100,000 people whose lives have been changed! What if that army of people learned the iMissionaries methods and each one of them reached 100 people……1 MILLION people! What if…………Do you see the potential?

An army for Him

God is calling a great army to come forth for his glory. He is looking for men and women to step up to the task and spread his message to a lost and dying world. Will you be one of them? You can learn how to spread His message online by starting our training courses.

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  • Susan Raby Link Reply

    Happy New Year to Jared!
    Our daughter and I are so excited about this that we will probably be signing up and getting started tonight. And, because she (our daughter) has Facebook then we will have her get going first, and see where the LORD leads us next. Ready to join the ranks! To God be the Glory~

  • loving the site..great work

  • Susan Raby Link Reply

    Ohayou gozaimasu! This means, “Good Morning”, in Japanese. Warm and Friendly Greetings to you all. Our daughter and I (Mom), just returned recently from a journey to Japan. God truly watched over our steps, protected us and showed us some amazing things, and helped us to meet some new brother’s and sister’s in the Lord. Our daughter started to feel a burden for the people of Japan last year and since then she has been learning the language and learning about the people. Then we had the wonderful opportunity to go there and spend 17 days to see first hand. We were blessed to meet up with fellow believers and see how God is equipping them to share the Gospel. We met a young man who grew up in a Japanese Christian home, his dad a pastor, but, he himself did not realize his need for Jesus Christ as his Saviour until he was high school. Now the Lord has laid the burden on his heart ( he is a husband and father) to reach the youth for Christ in Japan, and the gal we got to meet along with him, she has been a missionary to Japan for 13 years. Then we had a wonderful time meeting a pastor and his wife who have been faithful to serving the Lord in Japan for 40 years. In that time they have adopted 22 children, many of whom have married within the family, and are all serving one way or the other. It was wonderful to be able to fellowship with them and hear the message both in Japanese and English, even singing the hymns. What a wonderous time! Another couple we were able to stay with and spend some precious time have been serving the Lord for 23 years as English teachers, and it was neat to see how they spend their time to share the love of Christ. Please pray for our daughter Natalie who feels God has a plan for her involving Japan. We are going to be sending some Good and Evils to our friends who do know English and pray God will move in their hearts to desire to have one in the Japanese language, and to use them as tools to reach those who are needing Christ so desperately. Please pray for us as we continue to learn the language and seek God’s guidance for the land of Japan. Arigato gozaimasu!, meaning Thank you very much! Yours prayerfully in Christ ~ Susan Raby

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