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by James Ray A few years ago, God laid on my heart the vision of seeing BIMI ministering in 100 nations of the world. At that time, the Mission had workers in about 80 nations. After I shared my vision with other colleagues, we worked together to make this our goal. As of our 50th Anniversary, BIMI personnel are in or on deputation to 100 nations. We can only praise God for this victory. After all, Jesus did tell us, “Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest” (Matthew 9:38). Where do we go from here? Do we dare ask such a question as this? While there are still BILLIONS who have never heard His Blessed Name, and time and life for each of us are racing for the finish line­—do we ask, “Where do we go from here?” Multitudes languish in the prison house of despair, and we have the key! Where do we go from here? BIMI missionaries are resident or soon will be in over half the countries of the earth. That leaves at least 95 countries to which we must send BIMI missionaries. Of course, it is understood that with BIMI personnel and mission personnel from other missions, most of these countries are only “touched” with the Gospel. The population masses are so great we must pray for the Lord of the Harvest to send others, not just one or two couples per nation but scores and hundreds. It can happen! Who would have ever dreamed we could have missionaries in the Soviet Union? Mary Ray writes about those first days when BIMI entered Russia and Eastern Europe: The ministry of BIMI in Eastern Europe began in 1990 when Don Sisk, James Ray, and BIMI staff photographer Don Arnold took a tour of Eastern Europe. The men joined a tour group in Budapest, Hungary, that took them to Yugoslavia, Romania, Hungary, and the USSR. When they entered the USSR, Sisk, Ray, and Arnold had two suitcases filled with Russian New Testaments, although the men's personal bags were searched, miraculously, the suitcases with the Bibles were never checked by custom officials. In 1990 Mikhail Gorbachev was still in power, and the communists were officially still in control, so the men did not know what would happen if their contraband were discovered. Armenia Team 12 Albania Team