India

Reaching Out to the Lost

World Challenge Staff

In Central Asia, our partners are taking care to those who have been broken by a sinful world and showing them the hope of the gospel. 

When our partners in India first met Saanvi* in March 2021, they could clearly see the cruel marks of oppression etched into every crease of her face. Her expressions were grim more often than not, but truthfully, her life had given her little to smile about.

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.

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.

Grassroot Change in the Gospel

World Challenge Staff

Doors for the gospel are being opened through people’s obedience to Christ’s command to love God and love our neighbors as ourselves.

In early 2021, eight ministry leaders in Southern India began to learn about holistic ministry. They quickly realized that the approach we were showing them could have great benefits and impact in the poor communities around them.

Women Growing in Faith and Strength

Rachel Chimits

World Challenge’s partners in India are working to help widows and their daughters discover the hope and purpose God has for their lives.

Amara* was crushed when her husband died from COVID-19 in April. She was left to support her two children as well as their grandmother alone. As if the grief and being the home’s sole source of income weren’t enough, she also had to contend with enormous medical bills from her husband’s hospitalization.

Breaking the Law with the Word

Rachel Chimits

As the pandemic tightens India’s borders, laws are potentially going to be passed that could make life for believers even harder. 

Fardeen* is a retired teacher and widower with a son and a daughter. A model citizen, he holds a respected position in the community and has always been concerned with school legislation and the education system in India. 

Stitching a New Future

Rachel Chimits

In India, God is reaching out and providing for families in need through some of the simplest means: career training for women.

One young lady in India shared with our team her daily struggles for the last couple years, which were sadly exacerbated by the pandemic.