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  • Once Sealed. Now a Mission Field!

    Benjamin Demblowski
    January 21, 2019

    A once-closed door is open! God has opened it for Christians like you and me, in America, to help transform Cuba for Christ. Decades of socialism and tight government control left many Cuban men and women helpless to solve their own problems. Yet God has a very different plan for the nation of Cuba.

  • Making a Legacy

    Rachel Chimits
    January 16, 2019

    "And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.” (Joel 2:28 NLT)

  • Continuing to Pray for California

    Rachel Chimits
    January 15, 2019

    “The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.” (Psalms 34:17-18 NLT).

    Since the Golden State’s fires have been contained, they have also died down in the news, but for thousands of displaced people, the tragedy is anything but over.

  • Blerta Kamberi: Loving Albania

    Rachel Chimits
    January 10, 2019

    God is raising up leaders to help heal his people in the Balkans.

    Loving society’s most marginalized can often feel like an overwhelming task, but for Blerta Kamberi, it has become her heart’s desire and her full-time job. 

    Blerta is a leader of CHE Albania, one of World Challenge’s ministry partners in the Balkans, and she focuses on serving the Roma community, sometimes called gypsies. 

  • To Write of God’s Love

    Natasha Likollari
    December 29, 2018

    God’s answer to the hidden desire of one Roma woman’s heart.

    The Roma community in Europe is often classified as the most economically depressed. Unemployment, untreated medical issues and unforgiving living conditions are constant problems they must face. 

    These are not the only obstacles for members of the community. Lack of education and illiteracy is another, particularly for those who have aged out of the school system.

  • Life Transformed

    Rachel Chimits
    December 27, 2018

    Making inroads with a Muslim neighborhood through community classes.

    With a population of about 164 million people, Bangladesh is one of the most unreached countries in the world, with 88 percent of people being Sunni Muslims and another 10 percent being Hindu. 

  • A Land of Crossroads

    World Challenge Staff
    December 20, 2018

    Great opportunities for redemption and growth are opening in the Balkans.

    The Balkans are a place where the East meets the West, Islam meets Christianity, Orthodoxy meets Catholicism, and Communism—at one point—met Democracy. 

    This area which contains Albania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, as well as parts of Greece, Turkey and Romania has been a historic crossroads for empires, armies and dictators for centuries. 

  • A Garden of New Life

    Rachel Chimits
    December 18, 2018

    Kenyan believers are learning how God’s healing work spreads to every part of life.

    Isiolo is the scene of surprising and hopeful conflict. 

    The small town north of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, is starting to become a tourist destination. It recently connected to two game reserves in the area, and its airport is now offering international flights.