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Hearing the Voice of the Lord

World Challenge Staff
October 22, 2020

One believer received the strangest urge from the Spirit and witnessed a little miracle when he obeyed this mysterious call.

The heart of the church and their discipleship movement is to always keep your eyes open for people in need around you, always look for God’s hand on people and listen to his voice as you interact with others.

A Gift in the Time of Need

Rachel Chimits
October 14, 2020

In Kenya, our partners are working to support families who have children with special needs and who have been affected by the COVID lockdowns.

Being the parent of a special needs child is a daily challenge, but in Kenya while many facilities are closed and resources are limited thanks to COVID, it can feel overwhelming some days.

Bringing News to the Borderlands

Rachel Chimits
October 13, 2020

As the Congo continues to struggle with COVID, our partners are working to spread helpful information and the gospel message of hope.

World Challenge’s partners in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been planning to educate communities about COVID-19 as one of our community development activities in the Beni region.

A Voice Calling on the Wind

Rachel Chimits
October 1, 2020

Burundi’s churches are using the radio to endorse COVID prevention methods and the hope of the gospel to their entire nation.

As COVID-19 began to hit the continent of Africa, many churches faced the difficulty of inaccurate reports and contradicting instructions from their governments. In some places, people simply had no idea what was happening to their country and the entire region.

Loving the Foreigners as Ourselves

Rachel Chimits
September 3, 2020

The world’s refugee crisis has only been buried by the pandemic news, but people seeking refuge from war and terror are still in need of help.

The COVID-19 pandemic closed many countries’ borders to protect people, but this also left many refugees stranded, separated from other family members or stuck in camps with limited access to aid.

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.