Finding the Kingdom of New Life
Kyrgyzstan walks a fine line between integrating democracy into its politics without allowing the uprisings that have led some central Asian nations to fall into dictatorships. This path, while worthwhile, has been a rocky one.
A Place in the Kingdom of Heaven
God is using World Challenge’s partners in the United States to help the next generation join the church body with all of their unique gifts and strengths.
“My father left when I was about ten, and he is not in my life,” Angel told our partners. Before he was even in middle school, he had already joined a gang, been in fights and tried drugs. “I knew of God as a creator, but I viewed him as an angry God that was disappointed in me.”
The Music of a Different Future
God introduced himself into one young girl’s life, and now as she becomes a young adult, she’s seeing how the road he’s set her on is a unique blessing.
Juli grew up in Iba village, near Albania’s capital Tirana. She was introduced to church and a children’s club run by World Challenge’s partner as a little girl. A very shy and reserved child, she still came every week with a friend.
Care as Sweet as Honey
Community leaders in Haiti are reaching out to the younger generation to help them see a different future to which God is calling them.
CEO of the Global Fund for Women, Musimbi Kanyoro, spoke in a TED talk about the Maragoli concept of “isirika,” which is a mutual responsibility to care for one another.
1 Timothy 4:12
Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
Church Kids Need Action and Faith
Many Christian youth groups see poor retention rates, so how do we help the kids who seem to float in and out of church?
I watched a lot of teenagers that I’d grown up beside in our church’s youth ministry walk away from Christianity. A lot of them—almost all of them, actually—were “good kids” too.
A Gift of the Father’s Love
World Challenge’s partners in Texas are reaching out to at risk youth to help them find their heavenly Father who will never abandon them.
In 1985, Dr. Vincent Felitti made a personal decision that may have changed the face of the Western medical world.