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Indonesian Gospel Resources
A special welcome to all visitors of Indonesian heritage! This page contains
links to Bibles, stories and web sites written in the languages of Indonesia which tell about Jesus
and His love for the Indonesian people.
Many followers of Jesus are praying that God will bless the Indonesian people,
and some of the links on this page have information to help them learn more about Indonesian language and culture.
Thank you for visiting. May the grace and peace of God be yours today!
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Indonesian Publications About Jesus
The Four Spiritual Laws explains God's plan of salvation in Indonesian and Javanese.
|GotQuestions.org answers basic questions about Christianity in many languages including Indonesian.
Bibles in Your Language can help you find audio, online and print Bibles in the languages of Indonesia, including:
Indonesian Bibles to purchase:
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You can purchase the Indonesian New Testament in audio format from Faith Comes By Hearing.
The Indonesian Full Gospel Fellowship has chapters in the United States and Canada.
Background Info on the Indonesian People
More than 300 languages and dialects are spoken by the 360 ethnic groups scattered through the islands of Indonesia. Bahasa Indonesia (also known as Indonesian) is the official
language. Other languages include Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Sundanese.
Protestants and Catholics together make up about 15% of the population.
Christian Missionary Alliance has prepared nine profiles of the people groups of Indonesia.
One of the best introductions to the culture and customs of Indonesia is the 4-page Culturegram published by Brigham Young University. You can download a 4-page pdf file for $4.
Information for Churches
Perhaps you've noticed that several Indonesian families have moved into your community. Your church would like to get acquainted with them and find ways to serve your new neighbors. But how can you begin?
Begin by cultivating a loving heart, a listening ear, and the habit of prayer. Look for opportunities to learn about other cultures and develop skills for cross-cultural communication. There are lots of resources on this site, including the article "How to Start a Cross-Cultural Ministry," that can help you prepare to move forward in faith.
The Jesus Film is a great way to share the gospel in the "heart language" of your Indonesian neighbors. Campus Crusade for Christ has produced this beautiful film of the gospel of Luke and translated it into over 600 languages, including Indonesian, Bali, Javanese, May and Sunda. Your church can buy a video for less than $20 and sponsor a "Indonesian Night" to show the film and begin a dialogue. Ask Indonesian leaders in the community if they would like to see the film and if they'll help you invite other families.
To order the Jesus Film, visit Jesusfilm.org. Or order by phone from Campus Crusade at 1-800-432-1997.
God's Story is an 80-minute video which presents the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. The video (and an audio version) are available in Sumatra Indonesian and Jakarta Indonesian.
ChristianAnswers.Net offers gospel coloring pages for kids in Indonesian.
The International School of Ministry offers affordable bible training in Indonesian . Their course in structured, taught by interdenominational Christian leaders, and available on audio tapes so your church can become a training center.
Learn the Language
If you want to honor your Indonesian friends, learn a few phrases in their language.
These are the most popular Indonesian language books at Amazon.com:
freedict.com publishes a free online English-Indonesian-English Dictionary.
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