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Orphans Choosing One Another

Rachel Chimits
September 1, 2020

Two sisters have survived heartbreaking events and are drawing closer to one another as they trust God for a brighter future.

Tara Winkler volunteered at an orphanage in Cambodia, excited to be able to help children in need. The longer she spent there, though, the more she began noticing strange things. Children were catching mice to eat because they were so hungry, despite money pouring in to support the organization.

The Power of Mercy in Pakistan

World Challenge Staff
August 27, 2020

God’s power is setting people free in Central Asia as doors to the gospel open through the simplest acts of kindness and compassion.

As Jesus was traveling from one place to another, every time he encountered people on his way, they were touched by the presence of the Lord in some way.

Freedom From Spirits in Cambodia

Rachel Chimits
August 20, 2020

Superstition and custom often weigh down people heavily, but one lady and her family has found relief through meeting Christ.

About 95 percent of Cambodians identify as Theravada Buddhist, though their particular version of Buddhism generally includes local ancestor worship, shamanism, and animism. A typical home there has one or more spirit houses, small shrines to keep good spirits and appease bad spirits so that they don’t harm the residents.

Supporting Pastors Through COVID-19

Rachel Chimits
August 13, 2020

India is the third hardest hit country in the coronavirus pandemic, but World Challenge partners are reaching out to pastors to help.

The COVID-19 pandemic has raced through the world like a firestorm, presenting challenges that none of us expected to face. The virus has mercilessly infected and killed both young and old alike. It has reached every nation on earth and touched and changed lifestyles like never before.

Wisdom With Bangladeshi Money

Rachel Chimits
August 11, 2020

World Challenge partners in South Asia are using financial classes to help introduce people to the gospel.

“Money is a big deal in the Bible,” points out Chris Cagle, financial coach and writer for The Gospel Coalition. “We’re given more instruction in the Bible about money (more than 2,000 verses) than almost anything else.

Moving From the U.S. to the Middle East

Rachel Chimits
August 6, 2020

In parts of the world that are racked by war and violence, World Challenge’s partners are offering survivors a listening ear and a message of hope.

The Swahili word tutapona means “we will be healed.”

The word would come to have deep significance for Carl and Julie Gaede. They were living in Wisconsin with their two daughters, working as psychotherapists. Life was good and pretty normal, but they began to feel as if they needed to be doing something…else.