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From Lost Boy to Man of God

Rachel Chimits
July 21, 2020

God redeemed one boy from his path of revenge and the shadow of prison to set him on the path to becoming a community leader.

Hilary was born in Kenya’s Rift Valley region, the eldest of five children. Their mother brewed alcohol to make money to support their little family. Technically, making alcohol this way was illegal, but it was good money, and she had to support five kids alone.

Bringing Blessings Amid COVID-19

Andreas Steffensen
June 15, 2020

Around the world, churches and our partners are working together to bless their communities caught in the coronavirus pandemic.

Since March 24th, the Cuban government has shut down grocery stores, with a few exceptions, to ration food supplies throughout the country. For many locals even being able to eat one meal a day has become a struggle.

The Water of Life

Rachel Chimits
October 8, 2019

Those infected with HIV have many challenges ahead of them, but one of the most basic is the absolutely essential need for clean water. 

Rhoda lives in some of the most remote areas of Kenya. During the dry season, “kaskazi” monsoons or hot northeast winds from the Persian Gulf make the normally arid savannahs a veritable dust bowl.

The Great Commission’s Call

World Challenge Staff
October 3, 2019

A wide view of World Challenge’s recent growth and missional work to bring God’s good news to the nations.

This year has already been one of incredible blessings, a time to witness the Holy Spirit’s movement. So far in 2019, we are equipping churches in 23 countries and engaged in 52 overall.

Rifts Mending in Kenya

Rachel Chimits
August 6, 2019

In a place torn apart by decades-long conflict, pastors and village leaders are working to finally bring unity.

The Rift Valley is the crucible of Kenya’s tribal conflicts and often the site of confrontations among rival ethnic political groups.

A Widow Helping Others

Rachel Chimits
July 30, 2019

One woman in Kenya finds support through the church and starts helping others who have also experienced loss and rejection.

World Challenge has been dedicated for many years to helping widows, particularly those who are vulnerable to exploitation, cultural stigma or poverty.

Training Pastors in Kenya

Rachel Chimits
July 3, 2019

Church leaders in sub-Saharan Africa are hungry to know more about God’s Word and how to help their communities.

The words “Bible school” may invoke images of college-like campuses, solemn meetings between scholars and chapel prayer times.

For some in the West, this may be the only way they’ve seen or heard of theological training be done, but for many church leaders in other parts of the world, the experience is quite different.