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Making Peace at Home

Rachel Chimits
June 9, 2020

World Challenge partners around the world but particularly in Central Asia are working to make children safe at home despite the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chances are good that if you’re a parent, you can quote Ephesians 6:1-3 by heart. “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother’ (this is the first commandment with a promise), ‘that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.’”

Kyrgyzstan: Crossroad of the Middle East and Asia

Rachel Chimits
January 27, 2020

Despite cultural discouragement and restrictive laws, believers are working to empower locals and introduce them to a God who cares in this small central Asian country. 

Kyrgyzstan is a country of astonishing history and breathtaking landscapes.

On the northwest border of China, its soaring peaks rival Switzerland’s mighty Alps. Here several branches of the ancient Silk Road met, and Persian, Turkish, Russian and Asian cultures blended.

Pray for the Persecuted Church in India

Rachel Chimits
November 5, 2019

Believers in Central Asia are facing some of the worst persecution in the world currently, and they need the prayers of the whole Christian family.

The first or second Sunday of November—the date depends on your church or denomination—is considered an international day of prayer for the persecuted church, and the believers in India could certainly use our prayers.

Miracles Only Love Could Bring

Gary Wilkerson
November 14, 2016

Gospel Impact through Special Needs Ministries

In a country in Central Asia, a center for young adults buzzes with joyful activity. 15 young men and women are occupied in productive crafts—sewing, making jewelry, repairing electronics. One cuts hair and does manicures. Some have found vocations, earning diplomas outside the center—in massage therapy, cooking and wood-burning.