Often times, people will argue the pros and cons of different methods of sharing Christ’s love. I used to be that way, but after reading articles from various missionary organizations, I’ve learned there is no method that is effective for every individual.
For many people in other countries, illiteracy is a problem. In India more than 34 percent of the population is illiterate. Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia have a literacy rate higher than 75 percent, but that still leaves portions of the population illiterate.
This is why digital media, such as films, are such great tools. It shares the Good News with those who can’t read a Bible or literature. Plus, who doesn’t like a good movie, especially when the good guy ultimately wins?
Struggling with Sweat on Their Way
GFA-supported film teams often travel on foot, from village to village, with sweat running down their faces. Unless they travel by bus or have their own vehicle, they have no other way to haul the projector and generator, which they use for power in rural areas that have no electricity. Aadit, a GFA-supported missionary and his team walked and carried a projector on a narrow path leading to a village.
To learn more about the National Missionaries, visit this page on the GFA website.
Learn more about the GFA Film Ministry in Asia and how you can be involved, go here.