Would You Like to Befriend a Queen?

Esther by Narmin Backus
Esther by Narmin Backus


Introducing Queen Esther

Little girls love the story of Queen Esther, a woman so beautiful she won the heart of a king.  Women love Queen Esther, because she used the gifts God gave her to do what only she could do.

Queen Esther is traditionally recognized as the wife of King Xerxes of Persia, who ruled 486-465 BC.  Historians quibble about details, but they tend to agree Esther is a historical figure and she is at the center of the Jewish celebration of Purim.

Queen Esther and Global Heart Ministries

GHM’s primary area of ministry focus is centered in the part of our world once controlled by the Persian Empire, so we naturally feel a special tie to Queen Esther; but there’s more.  While urging Queen Esther to act on the behalf of her people, her Uncle Mordicai admonished her by saying, “And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?”

Just as Queen Esther was put in an influential position for a particular time, we too are called to serve at a very particular time.  Before the dawn of satellite broadcasting, no one dreamed of this kind of ministry.  With the political situation in Central Asia and the Middle East, there is no other way for the Gospel to reach the people in these countries.

Esther’s Friends

In the Biblical account of Queen Esther, her attendants fasted with her, as she prepared to approach the king.  She wanted to prevent the upcoming slaughter of the Jewish people, which had been cunningly planned by an evil courtier.  Queen Esther’s plea was granted by the king.

GHM’s Esther’s Friends will, in the same spirit, join together for a common goal.  Our goal is to spread the Gospel in Central Asia and the Middle East.  With the King of King’s blessing, we will accomplish that goal, also.

Esther’s Friends will be divided into three groups:  a team of prayer warriors, a team of volunteers and a financial support team.  Whether you have only a few moments in a week, a few hours in a year or many hours in many days to offer, we have a place for you among Esther’s Friends.  Whatever your gift, we can use it.

Befriend the Queen

We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture and become one of Esther’s Friends.  We’ll be having an inaugural meeting for the group on Saturday, September 10 and we’d love for you to join us.  Contact our volunteer coordinator for more information: jane.sadek@globalheartministries.org.  Even if you can’t make the meeting, we’d love to have you join us and our volunteer coordinator would love to hear from you.

Join Your Heart to Ours

Esther’s Friends is just one of the ways you can partner with Global Heart Ministries to fulfill The Great Commission in this generation. Together we can bring the light and the truth of Jesus Christ right into the living rooms of every deceived child, every oppressed woman and every hurting home. This is our message. This is our call.

We invite you to join this vision as a volunteer, a prayer warrior or a financial donor.  Contact us today by phone or email.  Let us know how you’d like to partner with us as we reach out to the Most Unreached regions of the world.





6 thoughts on “Would You Like to Befriend a Queen?

  1. How amazing to think no that God would raise up an orphaned child to become the Queen who saved her nation. We are blessed to have women of such a heart today serving through Esther’s Friends with Global Heart.


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