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World Challenge Stories

  • A Blessing in Egypt

    Rachel Chimits
    August 15, 2019

    “In that day Israel will be the third, along with Egypt and Assyria, a blessing in the midst of the earth. For the Lord of Heaven’s Armies will say, “Blessed be Egypt, my people…”

    My name is Samira. I live in a village in Egypt. I am 29 years old, a Christian, a mother of 3 beautiful children. I am a widow.

  • Treasuring the Small Beginnings

    Rachel Chimits
    August 9, 2019

    Even if God asks us to do something that seems small or dangerous or just plain strange, we will miss out on spectacular results if we fail to follow his call.

    Most people are probably not familiar with Zerubbabel. He doesn’t typically feature in the Sunday school Bible lessons alongside Noah, Moses and Jesus.

  • A Problem With Social Justice

    Rachel Chimits
    August 7, 2019

    Our God is deeply interested in integrity and justness, but being an agent of those virtues in the world as a believer can be a troubling task.

    What do you think of when someone mentions “social justice”?

    Is it affordable healthcare for everyone? Better education for students and higher salaries for teachers? Food for malnourished children? Access to clean water? Uncensored internet?

  • Rifts Mending in Kenya

    Rachel Chimits
    August 6, 2019

    In a place torn apart by decades-long conflict, pastors and village leaders are working to finally bring unity.

    The Rift Valley is the crucible of Kenya’s tribal conflicts and often the site of confrontations among rival ethnic political groups.

  • A Prayer Warrior in India

    Rachel Chimits
    August 2, 2019

    One woman’s miraculous encounter with God planted a sturdy faith in her that would withstand terrible persecution and loss.

    Jahnavi’s neighbors brought her to a church that is World Challenge’s partner because she was demon possessed. Her family had ignored the issue, simply ascribing her strange behavior to a spiritual affliction from one of their thousands of gods.