Timothy Austin (Turkey)
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“Am I only a God nearby,” declares the Lord, “and not a God far away? . . . Do not I fill heaven and earth?” - Jeremiah 23:23-24 (NIV)
When I moved to the bustling metropolis of Istanbul, a city of more than 15 million people, God seemed distant and unconcerned. My wife, our two children, and I had moved into a small apartment in a crowded part of the city. It was at the crossroads of two busy...
God is nearby — even in faraway places.
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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