Hosborn has just completed training to start new churches, with a group of 25 others, “This training sparked something in me. It awakened a fire in me to reach my community for Christ!” Your support was vital for their training and equipping them with Bibles for the task ahead. After concluding the first in-class module…

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Most pre-teens think about school and spending time with friends, but Joyce’s life was shattered when her father was killed during the civil war in South Sudan that erupted in December 2013. She, along her mother and two siblings, felt helpless with nowhere to go and no one to help. She doesn’t understand why tribesmen…

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Planting a church in La Unión, Ecuador, was going to be more difficult than Víctor Medrana thought. The local priest spoke out against Victor’s Bible studies and encouraged people to sign a petition to get the mayor to close them down. People were fearful. But, God had a plan for La Unión. Known as one…

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When Wai Thet in Myanmar was 8 years old, his brother was so ill that the village physician gave up on him. “We thought he was dead,” Wai Thet shares. His mother pleaded with Buddha for her son’s life but nothing happened. “That evening, a Christian worker visited us, prayed for my brother and gave…

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“Before I believed in Jesus Christ, I did a lot of bad things,” shares Makara, a 34-year-old from Kampot province in Cambodia. Makara admits that she had issues with a bad temper, gossiping, jealousy and quarreling with others. She says she was a selfish woman who didn’t trust anyone. Makara lived a sad, unhappy life…

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Verbal abuse. Threats. Manipulation. Not what you might expect from an 11-year-old boy, but Achal was experienced with all three bad behaviours. Achal grew up watching his dad come home drunk every day. His father beat the family and yelled horrible things at Achal’s mom and three older sisters. And now, with his screaming and…

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When my father died, I drowned my sorrows in alcohol. My mother could watch no longer so I was sent to compulsory rehab—I was only eighteen. There, I met a man who invited people for cake, coffee, and conversations about God. I didn’t know what he meant, but boredom, combined with my sweet tooth, prevailed.…

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What if you lived in a country where it was illegal to tell your neighbours about Jesus? What if sharing God’s love might get you arrested or even killed? Would you do it anyway? Loknath did. In Madhya Pradesh, the state in India where Loknath lives, it is against the law to convert local people…

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Ever since he became a Christian at the age of 11, Bryan has been involved with the church. “I have always wanted to share the Good News with others so they can have a relationship with God,” he says. Even though he is only 19, Bryan ministers to the people in a small, neighbouring village.…

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