World Challenge Stories

  • The Seed of Good News

    Rachel Chimits

    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.

  • Faithfulness and Steadfastness in Missions

    Anna Kozlyuk

    World Challenge’s partner in Bosnia has steadily working with the Roma community to help them hear the full gospel of salvation, hope and healing.

    Most people think of Europe and assume that everyone there enjoys the same extraordinarily high standard of living. For an entire people group, this is often not the case. Living as a Roma anywhere in Europe is a daily challenge.

  • The Author of Sorrow and Joy

    Rachel Chimits

    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.

  • Binding Up the Brokenhearted

    Natasha Likollari

    A church in Albania is working to bring God’s light and new life to the Roma community, and they share how he is transforming one lady’s relationships with her family.

    When you step into a Roma community, everyone around you has a story of incredible hardship that they have survived.

  • Candle Flame of Selfless Love

    Rachel Chimits

    A couple in Central Asia is being drawn by their heavenly Father into a radical love for their community.

    The gospel of Matthew details an odd story about a failed healing being brought to Jesus. A man pulls out of the crowd and says to Christ, “‘Lord, have mercy on my son, for he has seizures and he suffers terribly. For often he falls into the fire, and often into the water. And I brought him to your disciples, and they could not heal him.’” (Matthew 17:15-16, ESV).

  • Uprooting Bitterness with Forgiveness

    Rachel Chimits

    One young lady in Eswatini shares about her journey to restore relationships with her family who has survived the HIV epidemic.

    More than one in every four people is carrying a persistent and deadly disease in Eswatini. “Despite its small population size,” Avert reported, “Eswatini has the highest HIV prevalence in the world and has been greatly affected by the epidemic.”