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The Seed of Good News

Rachel Chimits
March 2, 2021

World Challenge’s partners in Uganda run a support group and Bible study center for widows who are seeing great fruit as a result of the gospel spreading.

In the book of Isaiah, God gives a beautiful image of Christ and his mission to save God’s chosen people in the famous 53rd chapter.

The Author of Sorrow and Joy

Rachel Chimits
February 23, 2021

World Challenge’s widow program in Uganda is helping women find freedom and joy once again through prayer and the Spirit’s healing.

When Filda’s husband was murdered, she felt joy quietly pack up its bags, nod to her from the door and then step out into Uganda’s shimmering heat.

A Home of Prayer and Blessing

Rachel Chimits
February 2, 2021

Our partners in Guatemala are working to give widows in need safe houses but, even more than that, a home where they are welcomed and loved.

“Ive seen how widows are forced into poverty,” wrote Elisabeth Braw for Foreign Policy, “evicted from their homes, denied their rights, and often rendered invisible and voiceless.”

New Life After the LRA

Rachel Chimits
March 26, 2020

World Challenge partners in Uganda are working to help those who have escaped Kony’s reign of terror find healing and new life in Christ.

Esther was abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army in 1994. Three years before, Joseph Kony had launched his brutal campaign supposedly to defend Acholi tribal rights in Northern Uganda, leaving a wake of thousands murdered or mutilated.