Most Sasaks are farmers, some are laborers, some are fishermen and some are craftsmen. One can find weavings and earthenware crafts made by skilled Sasak workers in several villages. Many of these are sold to tourists or even exported to Western countries. Many Sasaks look for work in larger cities, both on Lombok and on other islands.
For newcomers, the Sasak seem very unrefined, frightening and aggressive. But once you get to know them, the Sasak are actually very friendly and open. It will take people who are willing to persevere and overcome obstacles to reach the Sasak people.
There have been Discovery Bible Studies among the Sasak people resulting in many turning their hearts to Jesus. More workers can use this foundation to introduce more Sasak people to the Savior.
Pray that the believers in Sasak communities will understand biblical principals and share them with others who need God’s guidance. Pray that they will not fall away from the Lord but be ready to disciple others in His ways.
* Pray that God will continue to go ahead of missionaries with undeniable signs and wonders that point to Christ. * Pray for spiritual hunger among Sasak leaders. * Pray that local and foreign missionaries will be filled with boldness to start many Discovery Bible Study story groups among Sasak households that will reproduce rapidly and cause a movement to Christ.
"All nations you have made will come and worship before you, O Lord, they will bring glory to your name." Psalm 86:9