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  • Prayer for Believers Amid the Pandemic

    Rachel Chimits
    March 20, 2020

    God commands us to lay our worries before him, and many brothers and sisters around the world are doing just that as the coronavirus spreads. Let’s join them and pray!

    Several of our partners around the world have reached out to World Challenge and asked for prayer during this COVID-19 pandemic.

    In Cambodia, our partners have been notified that all schools are now closed, and the country’s New Year celebrations are canceled.

  • Responding to COVID-19 Around the Globe

    Rachel Chimits
    March 17, 2020

    Churches, international believers and World Challenge partners are reaching out to one another for information and encouragement during this epidemic.

    Our news has been filled with alarming reports concerning COVID-19, the most recent coronavirus strain, in recent weeks.

    People are being ushered into quarantines; entire countries have been trying to close their borders; the rapid transmission of this newest influenza has caused public fears to run rampant.

  • Escaping a Demonic Curse

    World Challenge Staff
    March 16, 2020

    God gave one woman and her family freedom from a curse that was consuming them with fear and conflict.

    Lately, you’ve been having terrible headaches. You schedule a doctor’s appointment; she asks a lot of questions, examines your head and then suggests that they run a few more tests.

  • A Parent’s Caretaker…As a Child

    Rachel Chimits
    March 10, 2020

    One sweet little girl came to World Challenge’s partners after having endured terrible and unusual circumstances at home.

    Most children don’t expect their parents to start needing help and care until well into their golden years.

    The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found that the vast majority of adult children don’t begin providing care for their parents until they’re well into their own 60s and 70s.

  • A Viral Fear: Responding to the Coronavirus

    Rachel Chimits
    March 9, 2020

    When worldwide issues begin to fill the news and rattle the public, how should Christians respond to these crises?

    Fears have begun running rampant ever since the explosion of COVID-19 cases in China’s Hubei province.

    News feeds have become clogged with articles about the quick spread of this new variety of human coronavirus. Photos and videos showing medical personnel in isolation hooded coveralls, masks and goggles have only heightened the general public’s alarm.