While living in Central Asia for two years with my family of four, we had an incredible time in some of the remotest parts of the world. Our living conditions were very rustic to say the least—no running water, no electricity, and an outhouse. We did have a generator that we were able to run from 7pm to 9pm every night. Having a hot dip bath once or twice a week meant having enough firewood to heat up a bukari (kind of like a five gallon water heater) and sharing it with our family of four.
Aside from the two year long camping trip, the Lord blessed us with great relationships with those in our village and surrounding community. The first person we lead to Jesus was one of our language teachers. She was a young girl named Sheena who was my daughter's age and they became great friends. It was Jessica who talked about having a relationship with God and answered all of Sheena's questions. Coming from a Muslim background the concept of knowing God and having a relationship with our heavenly father was difficult to be grasp. Over time though, and lots of prayer for Sheena, her spiritual eyes began to open. She asked Jessica to pray with her to receive Jesus.
I thought it would be hard to share the Gospel in this region of the world yet there is a harvest. It's just a matter of finding those whom the Lord has prepared. He was there long before we arrived and he is there now working in peoples lives. Altogether we prayed with 27 people to receive Jesus. Some of the towns we worked in have underground churches where new believers get teaching and fellowship. Please pray for the Lord to continue to move in Central Asia.