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  • Small Solutions with Big Impact

    Steve Otradovec

    World Challenge’s partners in the Philippines are finding innovative ways to help people in the church survive the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. 

    Last year, the Covid epidemic hit Southeast Asia with a vengeance, their economies in particular. Part of this is because many people in this region rely on the tourism industry for their livelihood.

  • The Prayers of the Righteous

    Richard Grangaard

    Several believers came together to humbly pray and study scripture, and God responded in powerful and awe-inspiring ways.

    Six months ago, World Challenge taught our Mongolian partner the simple Discovery Bible Study (DBS) method through Zoom trainings. This type of Bible study helps people memorize passages of scripture, discuss what the verses mean and apply them practically.

  • Christ’s Love in the Middle East

    Rachel Chimits

    A young man in Turkey shares how he went from a faithful Muslim to a Christian along with his entire family.

    World Challenge supports church leaders in the Middle East, several of whom work with refugees from Syria. Around 600 of these Muslims have come to Christ and are now founding house churches throughout Turkey and Greece. One young man shared about his journey to Christ with us.

  • The Seed of Good News

    Rachel Chimits

    World Challenge’s partners in Uganda run a support group and Bible study center for widows who are seeing great fruit as a result of the gospel spreading.

    In the book of Isaiah, God gives a beautiful image of Christ and his mission to save God’s chosen people in the famous 53rd chapter.

  • Faithfulness and Steadfastness in Missions

    Anna Kozlyuk

    World Challenge’s partner in Bosnia has steadily working with the Roma community to help them hear the full gospel of salvation, hope and healing.

    Most people think of Europe and assume that everyone there enjoys the same extraordinarily high standard of living. For an entire people group, this is often not the case. Living as a Roma anywhere in Europe is a daily challenge.

  • The Author of Sorrow and Joy

    Rachel Chimits

    World Challenge’s widow program in Uganda is helping women find freedom and joy once again through prayer and the Spirit’s healing.

    When Filda’s husband was murdered, she felt joy quietly pack up its bags, nod to her from the door and then step out into Uganda’s shimmering heat.