Waiting for a Miracle

South Sudan and its people are in crisis. Over the past few years, the number of refugees fleeing the war-torn cities of South Sudan have peaked to several million. Grace is one of those refugees. She and her six children now live in a refugee camp in Uganda. “What I really need the most is…

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Raising Up Leaders

As a child, Ronald first experienced the love of Jesus Christ in a children’s ministry program, made possible through your support. Now, as an adult, Ronald has just completed his training to be a children’s ministry worker – again through your support! “I was one of the two God chose from my community to attend…

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Multiplying Efforts

Tigist went to a church in Micha, Ethiopia for help. Dirty, with barely enough clothing to cover her 12-year-old body, she had lost her mother when she was three years old and her father when she was six and now she was an orphan living in poverty and unable to attend school. Tigist began attending…

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Faith Like Elisha

Though Panama has a strong Christian influence — 67% of the population are Catholic and 21% are affiliated with the Protestant church — nominalism is widespread. There are also a growing number of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, and Muslims. With Panama’s proximity to Colombia, drug cartels and corruption are also a problem. Traditional morality is eroding…

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Blessing During Lockdown

How would they hear about Jesus’ love for them? Pastor Fredrick, a volunteer teacher was worried when the pandemic closed schools. How would he connect with his students? The Department of Education decreed that face-to-face learning was forbidden. However, one official recognized that children and their families needed an opportunity to learn about what was…

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Developing Christian Values

Through your generous gifts, the Philippines National Values Education Program is reaching more and more children with the Gospel. Consider these words from young Opena: “Before I knew about God I did a lot of bad things like stealing my mom’s money, lying, saying bad words, etc. I was in grade 5 when I learned…

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True Peace and Joy

Fourteen-year-old Hanna lives in Armenia, where she shares a home with both her family and extended relatives. Hanna’s mother, the sole breadwinner in the household, does her best to care for an elderly father and an ailing husband, but often the family must go without. Rather than a normal childhood, Hanna’s life was consumed by…

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Changing Lives

Kela’s father was addicted to alcohol and his drunken behaviour made it difficult for him to get work. In Grade 4, Kela had to stop going to school to take care of her two younger siblings while her mother went to work. Their home was in turmoil. But the Lord was at work in Kela’s…

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A Tough Year

Because of your support, Lucy, a volunteer coordinator in the Philippines is able to share exciting developments in Children’s Ministry. “2020 has been a tough year! No one could ever have imagined how everything would change. When schools and churches closed, and even visiting students in their homes wasn’t allowed, it really affected our students!…

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