Jesus is alive and at work in the world! We celebrate this message of hope and can see Christ at work all around us.
They serve in the establishment of new churches in one of the least-reached countries on earth: Turkey. They work with Turkish pastors and key Christian leaders to accomplish three goals: first, identifying new potential pastors that are well-trained and highly respected; second, gathering needed financial support for these pastors; and third, maintaining ongoing contact with each new church, engaging and nurturing the pastors.
We have been blessed with kindness and hospitality. It is hard to believe that next month will mark the end of our first year. We are thankful for the opportunity to serve Christ here and are now seeing fruit.
The Samalleys currently serve as church planters working at a new Hungarian Baptist church in Vecses, Hungary, called “the Barka.” Since the Barka has drawn people from over 20 communities to worship consistently, Carrie and Kurt are starting other sister church plants.