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New Life After the LRA

Rachel Chimits
March 26, 2020

World Challenge partners in Uganda are working to help those who have escaped Kony’s reign of terror find healing and new life in Christ.

Esther was abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in 1994. Three years before, Joseph Kony had launched his brutal campaign supposedly to defend Acholi tribal rights in Northern Uganda, leaving a wake of thousands murdered or mutilated.

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.

Switched at Birth and Adopted Twice

Natasha Likollari
March 24, 2020

One girl was stolen from her birth family and left searching for a true home until she entered World Challenge’s partner-church in Albania.

Albania in the 1970s, caught under the boot of Enver Hoxha and his sharply Stalinist ideas of government, was not a friendly place for those who did not match the mold of mainstream society.

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.

On the Trellis of Community

Rachel Chimits
February 27, 2020

Despite the tragedy surrounding them, believers in the Congo church are discipling and developing their younger members.

In Romans, Paul wrote with fervor and great detail about how believers ought to care for one another as part of our service to God.

The Tale of the Prodigal Mother

Rachel Chimits
February 20, 2020

World Challenge’s team in Burundi is working to help estranged families reconnect to one another and grow in a relationship with God.

Sam was first seen near Ngozi’s marketplace. Some of the market’s venders reported a very small child crying desperately, huddled near a sewage disposal channel.