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From One Kingdom to Another

Rachel Chimits
December 12, 2019

Tragedy, by every earthly standard, struck one missionary family, but for their church and community, it has become a reminder of legacy and God’s sovereignty.

Brendan and Melissa Perrott both had successful careers and a comfortable home in Edmonton, Canada. The parents of two toddlers, they were the family with the picture-perfect life.

However, Brendan and Melissa felt called to leave everything behind.

When the Light Shines Through

Natasha Likollari
December 5, 2019

In one of Albania’s Roma villages, gospel living is changing the face of the town and people’s outlook on their future.

Latif is a leader in the Roma, or gypsy, community. He has served God for more than 15 years in his village, and his home has become a community center and church where people from the village gather. Everyone knows his door is open anytime, and God has done incredible work to heal many of his hometown’s troubles.

Going from Victim to Victor in Christ

Olive Heywood
December 3, 2019

One young woman’s harsh childhood and rocky path in adulthood nearly claimed her life until Christ intervened to heal her broken heart.

My name is Olive.

When I was 7 years old, my parents separated. My father left for South Africa, and he refused to allow me to visit him. It would be three years before he finally invited me to see him. I was excited and hopeful that this marked a turn for our family, but the trip turned into a nightmare.

Escaping a Demonic Curse

Rachel Chimits
November 26, 2019

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 New Home and Life in Moldova

Rachel Chimits
November 18, 2019

In one of Europe’s poorest countries, one young man finally found a safe home and also humanity’s Savior.

The first thing you will notice about a Moldovan orphanage is its silence.

Children in these institutions are often not allowed outside, forced to lay in their cots and ignored by workers who only address their most basic needs.

Rising Against the Dark Tide of Persecution

Rachel Chimits
November 14, 2019

As believers in India face growing hatred and harassment, God continues to provide for his most vulnerable children. 

In 2014, elections in India brought the Bharatiya Janata Party (Indian People’s Party) into power.

They are often described as the “Hindu Nationalist Party.” If that title summoned up shades of another nationalist government and social group that the West knew all too well in the 1940s, the comparison wouldn’t be far off. 

The Unexpected Blessings of Siberia

Rachel Chimits
November 12, 2019

The many believers exiled to Siberia has helped to turn this region into a bastion of Christianity in Russia.

Under the boot of Communism, many Christians in the Soviet Union faced harsh oppression. Evangelicals worshipped in underground churches, taking communion out in the forest and being baptized at night. Bibles and Christian literature were confiscated and destroyed.