When you picture a desert, you think of harsh conditions … a place with minimal growth and little life. And a Bible desert is the same — a barren place where Living Water isn’t readily available. You may wonder how there can still be people who haven’t heard the Gospel or how anyone doesn’t have access to a copy of the Scriptures. It’s because of these Bible deserts that our mission as Christians is still set before us. There is much work left to be done. Who lives in a Bible desert? Often, those in Bible deserts are people who live on the margins of life. Here are a few examples: Ravi lives in India, where poverty has inhibited “untouchables” from hearing the Gospel. Their lower-caste status has kept them isolated and alone for hundreds of years. But once Ravi received a Bible, his life changed. Li lives in rural China... View Article
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