evangelism

Understanding the Banjara People

World Challenge Staff

Many people in India still have never heard the good news of Jesus Christ.

After prayer and consideration, our ministry partners have begun focus on one particular unreached people group: the Banjara. The Joshua Project notes, “They are the largest nomadic group in India and are known as the root Romani of the earth.”

The Secret Ingredient for Great Missionaries

World Challenge Staff

All too often the church has oversimplified the Great Commission and missed out on the most important trait needed to reach the lost and shepherd the church. 

Dr. Henry Cloud is a psychologist and consultant for corporate leaders who are trying to improve their team dynamics. A new president who was overseeing a merger between two health-care organizations asked Dr. Cloud to sit in on a meeting for the upper-management teams from both companies.

The Power of Relentless Love

Rachel Chimits

World Challenge’s partners are offering help and hope to widows in the war-torn villages of Ukraine.

In many parts of Ukraine, like other cultures around the world, women who have been widowed rely on family members to care for them. Sadly, that family support system is not always in place. Some widows have no family at all, and others have relatives who live too far away or are unable to take care of them.

Lashes that Brought Us to Christ

Andreas Steffensen

Christ reached one young man through a violent interrogation at the hands of those who claimed to follow the same god as him.

One of the highlights on any development trip abroad is the chance to meet the people we’re helping and working alongside. This most recent time in Turkey, I was able to visit several refugees’ homes and hear stories of how they escaped Syria and came to faith in Christ.

Gently Opening Locked Doors

World Challenge Staff

In parts of Asia where Christians are not typically welcomed, World Challenge partners are building relationships and sharing the good news.

Yasira* is a respected Islamic woman and leader in a closed Southeast Asian country. In 2018, our team met her through a livelihood program for raising goats and developed a strong friendship with her.