Evangelism & Discipleship

The Long Road Upward

World Challenge Staff

God is reaching and restoring the lives of widows, one elderly woman in particular, through unexpected means: a posho vegetable shop. 

Terebinth has worked in Uganda for years, helping communities rebuild after years of war and tragedy had torn neighborhoods and families apart.

Persecuted but Not Abandoned

Andreas Steffensen

An Afghan Christian family flees from the Taliban and finds hope in a new place, thanks to World Challenge’s partners in the Middle East.

When Nelum* discovered that her husband, Amjad*, an Afghan worker and father of three, secretly was reading the Bible every day after work, she was shocked and frightened. How could he risk their future and their very lives studying the book of a banned, foreign religion?

Celebrating the Lord’s Goodness

World Challenge Staff

God is blessing our partner in India despite hardships, and they are raising their hands in praise for the lives that he is mending and stitching together. 

We celebrated with one of our partners in India when he got married at the very beginning of last year. His wife is lovely and a little shy, and they are very happy together.

Women in a Garden of Life

World Challenge Staff

God is using a Bible school and widows to bring healing, new businesses and renewed life to communities in Uganda. 

“Due to years of war and disease, the number of widows and fatherless children in Northern Uganda is extremely high,” the ministry team at Terebinth shared.

The Divine Healer Is Moving

World Challenge Staff

Pastors and church leaders in India are witnessing God’s miraculous works as World Challenge teams help them disciple new believers. 

Rabhya* was confronting with a terrible possibility in her life. Her husband had been diagnosed with tuberculosis and had become very ill.

The God of All Comfort

World Challenge Staff

God is consoling the broken hearts of those who have lost loved ones and giving them hope for the future.

Rana* arrived at a conference held by World Challenge’s partners, and she sat and wept the entire time. Concerned, members of the team approached her and asked her what had happened. Tearfully, Rana explained that her husband had died only eight months earlier.

Healing Coming to Bosnia

World Challenge Staff

The gospel is bringing change and healing to a war-torn country through people’s hearts, minds and communities. 

World Challenge’s partner in Bosnia, Marko, has been working for years to help heal the scars caused by the Bosnian War in 1995 and then the Bosnian Spring in 2014.

A Song in the Silence

World Challenge Staff

No matter how great the obstacles, God continues to call his own out of the darkness into the light of new life.

A few nations in Southeast Asia have had some of the world’s strictest Coronavirus lockdowns, which has made ministry very difficult for the past two years; but as we’ve seen worldwide, God has in no way been limited by the lockdowns or other restrictions.