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Supporting Pastors Through COVID-19

Rachel Chimits
August 13, 2020

India is the third hardest hit country in the coronavirus pandemic, but World Challenge partners are reaching out to pastors to help.

The COVID-19 pandemic has raced through the world like a firestorm, presenting challenges that none of us expected to face. The virus has mercilessly infected and killed both young and old alike. It has reached every nation on earth and touched and changed lifestyles like never before.

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.

Moving From the U.S. to the Middle East

Rachel Chimits
August 6, 2020

In parts of the world that are racked by war and violence, World Challenge’s partners are offering survivors a listening ear and a message of hope.

The Swahili word tutapona means “we will be healed.”

The word would come to have deep significance for Carl and Julie Gaede. They were living in Wisconsin with their two daughters, working as psychotherapists. Life was good and pretty normal, but they began to feel as if they needed to be doing something…else.

COVID-19 in the Navajo Nation

Rachel Chimits
August 4, 2020

World Challenge partners are working in the Navajo Nation to see relief from the coronavirus outbreak there, so what is in the future for them?

The Navajo Nation is home of the largest Native American tribe, covering 27,000 square miles in Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah with over 250,000 Navajos living both inside and outside this territory.

Loving Neighbors in Liberia During COVID-19

Rachel Chimits
July 30, 2020

As the pandemic lingers, the church in Africa is looking for ways to support the vulnerable in their communities and weather this social and economic storm.

Like many countries in Africa, Liberia did not begin to experience the coronavirus pandemic until later than Asia and the West. The first cases cropped up in the beginning of April, and for a while, it looked like the lockdown was effectively flattening their curve.

Helping a Whole Community Grow

Rachel Chimits
July 28, 2020

God’s presence is transforming one woman’s life as she grows as part of the church and in her earnest desire to have every part of her life reflect biblical truth.

My name is Vedhika*. Greet everyone in the name of Lord Jesus and thank them wholeheartedly. God has done a wonderful work in my life.

From Lost Boy to Man of God

Rachel Chimits
July 21, 2020

God redeemed one boy from his path of revenge and the shadow of prison to set him on the path to becoming a community leader.

Hilary was born in Kenya’s Rift Valley region, the eldest of five children. Their mother brewed alcohol to make money to support their little family. Technically, making alcohol this way was illegal, but it was good money, and she had to support five kids alone.