A Girl and Her Courage

Vanita’s father struggled with alcoholism, an addiction that led him to spend all of the family’s money. This forced Vanita to drop out of school because her family could no longer afford her school fees. Vanita stayed at home, helping her mom with household chores. One day, as she was washing clothes outside, Vanita met…

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A Safe Place

Vadin was just a toddler when he was orphaned and went to live in the slums with his aunt and uncle. Vadin’s new guardians had very little money, but he was better off than many of his peers; some children in the area even lived on their own in India. Vadin attended school—until he turned…

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Expanding God’s Kingdom

Alina had never heard of Jesus. She was raised by her grandfather, who was a shaman healer. When she was 20 years old a friend convinced her to see The Jesus Film. About halfway through, Alina was going to leave to visit her sick mother in the hospital. Then these words spoken by Jesus penetrated…

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A Long Road Home

Because of your faithful support, a servant of God in a persecuted country is able to share the following: I secretly crossed the border looking for work, and after a chance meeting (God planned it!) I heard about Jesus and started to read the Bible for the first time in my life. When I returned…

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Danger and Sacrifice

One of the world’s youngest countries, South Sudan has been torn apart by a deadly civil war since 2013. Tens of thousands of people have lost their lives to the conflict, while many more have had to leave everything they knew. Nearly two million people are currently displaced within South Sudan while another two million…

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Unwilling to Give Up Jesus

Mela was the daughter of a highly-respected village priest who loved her dearly—and was teaching her to become a leader among the village women. He raised her to follow many gods, protectors of various aspects of life. Mela was obedient and humble, following in her father’s footsteps. Mela also learned the importance of cleanliness at…

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Miraculous Healing Inspires Faith

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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Bravely Sharing God’s Love

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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The Light of Truth

“When I was young, I lost my parents and my sister in a car accident. Though I didn’t think I could survive the loss, God gave me incredible strength to keep on living. Later, I went to Armenia for medical school where I met many Christians and began attending worship. My faith in Jesus grew.…

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