“I used to drown my life in drugs and alcohol. I wasted almost 10 years on this evil. I lost it all— my family, two houses, and relationships with friends and acquaintances. My life was a mess. Living on the street, I prayed to God. I wanted to die. Miraculously, the Holy Spirit touched me…

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With an estimated 14 million slaves, India has more slaves than any other country in the world—including captive children like Joseph. Though slavery has been abolished for more than a century in the United Kingdom, Europe, and North America, millions of people are still trapped by this inhumane practice. Adults, and sadly children too, must…

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Anna’s journey began at a Christian young adult camp, made possible thanks to you! “Being with friends was more important to me than a relationship with my parents or living their boring life. My friends were trendy, and as a beautiful young woman, I wanted a sparkling life filled with fun! I loved trying alcohol…

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Simon dreamed of becoming a priest. As a child, Simon served as an altar boy in his parish in Poland and began to dedicate his life to Christ. Then as a teenager, desperate for attention, Simon started using drugs and alcohol—just like his father. At war with himself, Simon eventually became a drug dealer and…

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At just 33 years old, Koni, a wife and mother was diagnosed with advanced cancer. During surgery, the doctor determined that nothing could be done: the metastasis was too widespread to remove all of the cancer. The doctor released her from the hospital, telling her that she had little time left. Koni lost her appetite,…

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Amolo runs a primary school in the Amuria district in Uganda. But he is also concerned about the home life and living conditions of many of the children that attend his school. After receiving training, made possible through your support, to start adult literacy classes, Amolo was convinced that he needed to expand his school’s…

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Almost sixty-five years ago, Paul Byer developed what we now know as the Manuscript Bible Study. The revolutionary inductive method of studying the Bible was born out of the desire to quickly draw connections between the texts. After a few years of perfecting, InterVarsity adopted this approach. A few years ago, Paul was invited to…

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As a young girl, Jagriti received no formal education. Instead, Jagriti spent her days working as a child labourer. When she grew older she gave birth to a daughter whom she named Trishna. Like all parents, Jagriti wanted more for her daughter, so she enrolled Trishna in a government school. Jagriti began losing confidence in…

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It wasn’t the first time Rafał found himself in a Polish prison, but it was one of the darkest times. While he publicly boasted about being a hard, tough guy, he woke up every night from nightmares, his prison bed soaked in cold sweat. “Psychiatric prison facilities, psychotropic medicines, medical care — they didn’t improve…

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