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From Gangster to God Follower

Rachel Chimits
June 16, 2020

A young lady in Cambodia had her life turned upside down and redirected in the best of ways by a local pastor and God’s power.

“My name is Phim. I am 19 years old, and before accepting Jesus, I was a gangster,” explained one young woman to our partners in Cambodia.

Bringing Blessings Amid COVID-19

Andreas Steffensen
June 15, 2020

Around the world, churches and our partners are working together to bless their communities caught in the coronavirus pandemic.

Since March 24th, the Cuban government has shut down grocery stores, with a few exceptions, to ration food supplies throughout the country. For many locals even being able to eat one meal a day has become a struggle.

Diving Into the Ocean Depths

Rachel Chimits
June 11, 2020

One local man ultimately came to know God through a tragic accident while free-diving in Nicaragua.

In Nicaragua, seafood is the second most important national export after coffee. Lobster diving is a major business there, and many of the best hunting spots are concentrated in the Autonomous Regions of the Atlantic Coast.

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.’”

The Door to a New Life

Rachel Chimits
June 4, 2020

One brave girl survived years of abuse and then found a way to reunite with her brothers as God opened the way for her to discover a new life.

The story of Mia’s life is one of a redeemed past opening doors to a new future.

Her mom remarried when she was fairly young, and from that moment on, Mia’s life wasn’t the same anymore.

Block 38’s Cleanliness Campaign

Rachel Chimits
September 21, 2020

One community in the Philippines banded together to transform their neighborhood so successfully that even their city's government took notice.

Block 38 is a lively, urban-poor community located in Mandaluyong City. The neighborhood is congested with more than 16,000 citizens crowded into narrow lanes and small houses. 

Crooked alleyways are crammed with sari-sari stories, food stalls and packs of children running between pedestrian traffic.

Crackdowns on Churches in Asia

World Challenge Staff
May 28, 2020

Believers in Asia are experiencing growing hardships as a result of government control expanding over churches and ministry leaders.

During a recent visit to one country in Southeast Asia, I had the opportunity to meet with twenty Hmong pastors from multiple villages throughout the country.