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COVID-19

Russia, the Virus Year and a Dream

Rachel Chimits
December 31, 2020

Our partners live in a nation well acquainted with hard work and unrelentingly tough circumstances, but they are also seeing God’s grace and provision in miraculous ways.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia has reported extraordinarily low mortality rates. A group of doctors, however, have been creating a “memory list” of colleagues’ names who have died from the virus, despite official figures saying otherwise.

A Spirit Set Free Behind Bars

Rachel Chimits
November 12, 2020

The Great Physician came to heal the sick, and he continues to do his powerful work in the United States’ prisons.

One of World Challenge’s partners in the United States, a husband and wife team, have a ministry in the prisons reaching out to inmates with the gospel. Sadly, COVID-19 restrictions have kept Chaplain Mario and Barbara from being able to enter the facilities the last few months.

Hearing the Voice of the Lord

World Challenge Staff
October 22, 2020

One believer received the strangest urge from the Spirit and witnessed a little miracle when he obeyed this mysterious call.

The heart of the church and their discipleship movement is to always keep your eyes open for people in need around you, always look for God’s hand on people and listen to his voice as you interact with others.

A Gift in the Time of Need

Rachel Chimits
October 14, 2020

In Kenya, our partners are working to support families who have children with special needs and who have been affected by the COVID lockdowns.

Being the parent of a special needs child is a daily challenge, but in Kenya while many facilities are closed and resources are limited thanks to COVID, it can feel overwhelming some days.

Bringing News to the Borderlands

Rachel Chimits
October 13, 2020

As the Congo continues to struggle with COVID, our partners are working to spread helpful information and the gospel message of hope.

World Challenge’s partners in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been planning to educate communities about COVID-19 as one of our community development activities in the Beni region.

A Voice Calling on the Wind

Rachel Chimits
October 1, 2020

Burundi’s churches are using the radio to endorse COVID prevention methods and the hope of the gospel to their entire nation.

As COVID-19 began to hit the continent of Africa, many churches faced the difficulty of inaccurate reports and contradicting instructions from their governments. In some places, people simply had no idea what was happening to their country and the entire region.

Loving the Foreigners as Ourselves

Rachel Chimits
September 3, 2020

The world’s refugee crisis has only been buried by the pandemic news, but people seeking refuge from war and terror are still in need of help.

The COVID-19 pandemic closed many countries’ borders to protect people, but this also left many refugees stranded, separated from other family members or stuck in camps with limited access to aid.