Michael & Maria Long
Michael and Maria Long are heavily involved in refugee crisis ministry. The FM Church of Thessaloniki is multicultural and multilingual, having Muslims visit on Sundays since Easter 2016. Currently, there are separate meetings for Arabic and Farsi speakers. The Greek FM nongovernmental organization (NGO) Anagenesis helps meet the needs of those suffering from the ongoing economic crisis, and Jason’s Place Christian Hostel provides hospitality services.Reproducible Bulletin Insert
Pray for:• the evangelization of immigrants and discipleship of baptized Muslim Background Believers
• the growing team of volunteer staff and the new missionaries partnerships
• ministers called to reach Muslims in Europe
• completion of Michael's doctoral research at Thessaloniki University Department of Theology
Covid-19 brings big changes
A most unforgettable Easter
Can you imagine your child waking up disabled one day
Full House for Christmas
Against his wife's will
Shaking she entered the pool
Great camps and Baptism Sunday
Our first week back was busy!
Two Discipleship camps this week
More baptism celebrations!
Starts well with new believers!
Year End Wishes!
Ministry sharing tour begins!
Jason Lucas begins a new life
Pray for a miracle
Mike leaves the Hospital
This is the amazing story. Last December, I mentioned the need for a new van. I fully expected taking three months to fund raise for the $20,000 plus goal and then to go shopping. Well. to our surprise within a few weeks OVER $25,000 was sent in by generous supporters, and we started looking. A … Continue reading The Amazing Gift of Generous Supporters
These were the comforting words of my urologist after he interpeted the biopsy of the small mass that was removed from my bladder. Usually, I avoid chronologing my every health issue whose frequencies are above average. Simply I have learned to count on Dr Jesus every time I lay myself down on the surgical table. … Continue reading “You were lucky!”
The COVID tunnel never ends … yet the LORD is always with us as we pass through this valley of the shadow of death. Let’s not be afraid! On Friday the 29th of January, I, Mike, am scheduled for minor surgery which was delayed by lockdown and insurance complications. We have confidence for complete success. … Continue reading Minor Surgery and other tidbits
The lockdown year is finally over. The vaccine year has began. Let’s not go back to the normal life before 2020. Let’s make a better world and let our Creator refine our lives so that by faith we will stand strong, bright, and merciful for the challenging times ahead. Thank you for backing us through … Continue reading 2021 will be better than 2020
Since the beginning of our local lockdown (November 1), the numbers of cases, ICU’s and deaths are finally improving. This gives us some relief and hope to get through the corona crisis. Economically, businesses are closed and only minimal relaxation allows for some activity beyond e-commerce. Like 2,000 years ago we need our savior, Jesus … Continue reading Happy Quarantine Christmas!
This old van has served the Lord well in Greece for over 10 years. Recently, it has been known to transport up to 15 immigrants from camps to church and back … not smuggling, of course. It has been the delivery vehicle of humanitarian supplies. It has been the work horse for work projects. It … Continue reading Consider a gift to Greece this holiday