Spain has been hit hard by Covid-19, but bi-vocational pastors and evangelists continue to comfort their people and reach out to their neighbors.
This past week was a time of great changes. Police closed the refugee camp in front of the bus station because of the coronavirus. We had to react fast.
God led Pastor Predestin to found Radio My Father’s House, a station dedicated to proclaiming the good news of the Gospel to Haiti and around the world.
When exploited youth found hope in a loving Heavenly Father, they wanted to give Him offerings. With so little to give, they sacrificed to give their best.
Pastor Predestin recently sent out this urgent message requesting prayer for safety, and that the schools will be able to stay open.
Opportunities exist for North American partners in partnering with national leaders and friends. If you wonder what it's like, listen to one reflection.
By showing a willingness to step into the Shan community, they believe, over time, they can plant indigenous Shan churches among the Shan community.
The leaders of the Soura people know their story, their salvation story. They love to tell of coming from darkness to light, from yesterday to today.
Despite the restrictions, the project has been working with mother tongue translators to get the Gospel to minority unreached people groups in Nepal.
A Gospel booklet has already been translated into the Pa-O language and local missionaries are ready to make inroads into the communities.
A network of national believers in Myanmar have already mobilized to gain access to the Palaung are eager to begin sharing with these three groups.
While protesting is still widespread and travel somewhat difficult, God has continued to provide both supplies and protection for the children.
In a country where old churches prevail, this new church we pray will be a shining light for the hope that comes from placing your faith in Jesus.
It’s hard to find any good in what is happening, and like Abraham in Genesis 18, we beg God not to destroy the righteous with the wicked.
As God works in mighty ways at Faith Baptist Bible College, it's no surprise that the enemy would work to oppose it.
As the most recent waves of refugees arrive in Bosnia, Zijah and Lorena's small church is working at the limits of their capacity to meet basic needs.
The playground is now another tool to help meet the physical needs of the children—both those living at the orphanage, and those that attend school there.
In many places, evil spirits often come to afflict new believers with powerful experiences, trying to scare them away from their newfound freedom in Christ.
From the games, to the teaching times, and the worship, God worked and allowed the kids who've never heard to hear the life-changing news of the Gospel.
When you're in Nepal, looking out at the mountains, you can see tucked within the peaks and valleys people who have never heard of Jesus.
Today, Hope International School in Myanmar needs a new and bigger school on its own campus so they they can reach more and more kids with the Gospel.
In close-minded countries, it's normally impossible to find biblically-sound training material in the languages of the people.
The Children's Ministry Training project team was invited to the Caribbean to train pastors and church leaders how to teach the Bible to kids.
Eastern Europe can be a cold and dark place, in more ways than one -- but thanks be to God, there are workers with tenacity and grit planting the seeds of His love in frozen places.
Read more about how Ang and Orn were called and empowered to serve God in difficult places.
Bo has been having a great time visiting churches in America and gathering footage for new film projects; sadly, her video drone did not survive it's encounter with the mighty redwood.
Read Bo's personal testimony, and find out how she came from the New Age movement, to love and serve the Creator of everything.
Asking people to serve before they join the church, or even believe? One church in Bosnia has found a unique way to make disciples, and raise up leaders.
They want to empower the children with academic and vocational skills so that they can support themselves financially after leaving the home.
In Myanmar culture, a Gospel booklet can be the key to beginning a relationship with somebody and entering their home to share the Good News.
"In my situation with these many children, the Haiti demonstrations are really complicated. All we have is about to finish."
They sleep where they can, eat when they can, and share the Gospel with anyone they can, but mountain ministry comes with a mountain of challenges.
30,000 Christian books delivered and organized. Now, they're put to use.
So 19 girls and 8 staff members from the Rescuing Children of Sex Workers homes got to go and learn lessons from Ruth.
The students, who are in part traumatized themselves, repeated again and again that they had never before heard about a biblical approach to trauma.
Sometimes, God opens literal eyes of the blind as a way to reflect His own glory also.
On that drive, the rocks were so bad that one punctured a small hole in the car's gas tank. Bijaya bought the only possible thing in that area to fix it.
It's our prayer that God would teach, train, and equip the faithful men and women of Nagaland to take the Gospel to the next generation.
They've started taking refugee families with babies and small kids to their church every night to sleep out of the cold.
These three pastors shared specific ways they were impacted by the recent training. You can watch and listen to what they said!
As Pastor Predestin, his wife, and the other staff seek to serve these kids and honor the Lord, there are ways you could bless them and their ministry.
Across the globe, Christians desire to teach the Bible to kids, because they know that God loves children and desires to capture young hearts for Himself.
It's a huge deal that the kids at My Father's House orphanage go to school. They will "age out" of the orphanage with the advantage of an education.
Praise God for this Akha welcome team at a new church building in an Akha village. These people have heard the gospel as a result of Grace Ministries.
This medical clinic has earned the reputation of being the place "where many are made well." People will travel for more than an hour to get there.
Let's pray that God will continue to give new life in Christ and a new song of praise to many more victims of the sex trafficking industry in India.
Since their baptisms, the girls feel that they are experiencing a new life in Christ and they're experiencing a new beginning.
Friendship Children's Schools have a manifold purpose. Most of the kids come from families who are the poorest of the poor.
Elizabeth just graduated from Beacon Baptist Theological Seminary in India. She comes from a tribal community and didn't know English when she arrived.
We believe the Lord has sovereignly directed each child to My Father's House Orphanage to receive physical, life-saving care and to hear the Gospel.
Bijaya encouraged them that God's Word could work long after pastors had left the readers' presence because the Writer of the Word Himself would be present.
The students and staff unloaded the trucks and passed the banana boxes of new library books from student to student, up the stairs, and into the new library.
Would it be best to go visit the school to encourage him and his staff in prayer, give money to the school for the general operation, or some other way?
They are praising the Lord that their team had the opportunity to speak with three Iranian refugees who wanted to know about the Christian faith.
As he assumed leadership, Ajit has always desired that he and his ministry be self-sustaining, and he's worked to that end ever since.
They know at this Indian seminary that if they prayerfully train their students in sound doctrine and how to fulfill the Great Commission, the graduates will be equipped to go out and make disciples and an impact globally.
It was the last day of Nepal year 2074. There and then, in a tiny village in Nepal there are 500 homes, but only one believer.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Well, here are 37 photos from summer school at Hope International School (HIS)!
More than 100 refugees attended the picnic and it presented opportunities to lovingly care for them. And it piqued the curiosity of many people!
Distributing gospel tracts is the most effective way to reach the unreached in Myanmar, Kimpi says. You'll have to watch the video to find out why. Be sure to turn up the volume!
Bubu and Bahiti lead an internship program for young people in the Middle East who desire to grow closer to Jesus personally and do full-time ministry in their region for His glory.
He has provided men and women to develop a website for "The Ancient Path," digital versions of several "Ancient Path" translations, and even a mobile app.
Sai asked the rest of the ministry to pray for his brother to have the courage to make a commitment to follow Christ completely.
Bijaya has been working on a translation of “The Ancient Path” into the local language of an unreached group, which he thought was Maithili.
From clothing to music, to movies, it seems like young people across the globe are fascinated by American culture! There's especially a draw to learning English.
To give out a warm blanket to relieve earthly suffering without considering the person's eternal destiny would be a great disservice.
So, for the past several months, Dr. Mung's son Sangpi has led the charge to revive the college and increase enrollment through different ministry objectives.
What a blessing for Zijah and Lorena (leaders of the Caring for Refugees project) to fulfill this calling among kids in the refugee camps.
Bijaya and his team purchased a very inexpensive piece of property. The goal is to turn this property into a home base for training believers and pastors.
Those involved with this ministry experience the blessing too when they watch people they've ministered to set free by the love of Christ.
Padma started working at a brick kiln when she was eight years old. At the kiln, she was physically and sexually abused.
Universities next to slums. Our Live Global national partner we call Paul has decided to maximize this juxtaposition for God's glory.
The authorities in this area have demanded a "reorganization" of refugees and now these believers are being scattered among seven different camps.
To accomplish these two main goals, they have to get creative and they have to get a new perspective on their time and materials.
We have not reacted; instead we persevere. This has left a good legacy among the surrounding community.
Normally, classes are taught by well-trained, well-equipped Indian professors. But occasionally, God provides visiting professors from the United States.
The children come from all backgrounds, so the prayer is that God would use this ministry to preach the good news to each of them.
If you were a fly on the wall at Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary in Myanmar, this is what you'd see.
The kids practice their English first thing every day with a special greeting "Good Morning to You" song, sung to a catchy familiar tune. Take a look.
In the midst of uncertainty on the ground in the Middle East, God is still certainly working.
A donor provides 25 meat chickens plus seven weeks of food and a portable cage to the pastor or church planter as the initial kickstart.
Missionary evangelistic work and preaching the gospel has many different ways as the Bible tells us.
To bring it closer to home, here are several personal testimonies from students and parents who were affected by the conference.
The monk was so happy when I gave him the Bible and he even told me that it had been a long time that he was longing to have this.
We thank God as a church-planting ministry that we celebrated 12 years of God's goodness to us. The following is a "ministry by the numbers" report.
Where people aren't likely to make it to a more populated region where the gospel might be more prevalent, "Our approach is to go there where they are."
The rescuers wept as they were so grateful that they were able to “save” another girl that had been stripped of her innocence.
But then he got his permission from the government to leave the refugee camp and continue on to West Europe. This is what every refugee is waiting.
84-year-old Zinaida was reading the bible at home looking for salvation and to be baptized. Pastor Victor heard about it when he was walking door to door.
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary in Myanmar is not just a theological training ground—it's a center for missions endeavors.
Planting the seed of hope in Christ—that's the foundation of Hope International School (HIS) in Yangon, Myanmar.
The water in the middle was still a rushing river, but the baptisms were manageable! Praise God for these former Hindu souls added to the Kingdom.
What do schools, music, senior programs, and farms have in common? If you ask Pastors Ajit and Salim, these are all ways to reach people for Christ!
Using "The Ancient Path" tract, Suanpu has been evangelizing new areas around his village. He has been systematically traveling farther out each time.
Share in the joy with Pastor Joseph and the conference committee as the Lord has done great things at the National Youth Conference in Togo.