World Challenge Stories
The debate over sexual identity politics in Albania is taking an ugly turn for church leaders who are dedicated to standing on biblical truth.
Recent news in Europe is reporting on the ‘shameful’ anti-LGBT law that Hungary has passed. Earlier this year, the European Union was declared to be a “freedom zone” for LGBTIQ people.
The Middle East is filled with refugees right now who are seeking safety, and the church is providing places for those who have lost their homes to heal and rest.
Like ministries all over the world, World Challenge’s partners in Israel were very much affected by the pandemic. One team who works with refugees in Northern Israel had over 30 women and children in their shelter on lockdown, and it was very challenging to minister to their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
The church is stepping up to care for society’s most vulnerable and often overlooked people groups, especially during the pandemic.
In a COVID-19 report, BBC News noted, “The latest figures out of Peru mean its death rate per capita is now one of the highest, if not the highest, in the world.”
World Challenge’s partners in Bangladesh are working with refugees who have been held in limbo for decades and suffering from neglect.
Nearly half a million Pakistanis are stranded in Bangladesh, according to some estimates. Their native country originally told them they would be repatriated within three years.