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South Asia

Gently Opening Locked Doors

World Challenge Staff
June 17, 2021

In parts of Asia where Christians are not typically welcomed, World Challenge partners are building relationships and sharing the good news.

Yasira* is a respected Islamic woman and leader in a closed Southeast Asian country. In 2018, our team met her through a livelihood program for raising goats and developed a strong friendship with her. 

A Good Samaritan in the Mountains

World Challenge Staff
June 10, 2021

Believers in South Asia are working to be a sweet aroma among their neighbors but most of all to their Father in heaven.

Pastor Shalva* in South Asia was recently introduced to Community Health Evangelism through our World Challenge partner. He became very interested in the concepts of reaching the whole person for Christ and started implementing this into his own ministry. 

Wisdom With Bangladeshi Money

Rachel Chimits
August 11, 2020

World Challenge partners in South Asia are using financial classes to help introduce people to the gospel.

“Money is a big deal in the Bible,” points out Chris Cagle, financial coach and writer for The Gospel Coalition. “We’re given more instruction in the Bible about money (more than 2,000 verses) than almost anything else.

God’s Greatest Commands

World Challenge Staff
June 17, 2019

When Priya* and her husband accepted Christ, their neighbors weren’t excited. Vicious gossip began circulating, and the pressure to convert back to Hinduism became intense.

“At times,” she confessed, “I wanted to give up and become Hindu again.”

World Challenge partners came to Priya’s church and talked about living as a light for God in the neighborhood.