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A Growing Boldness to Evangelize

Rachel Chimits
July 7, 2020

In spite of many challenges and dangers, God has revolutionized one man’s impact on his own church and community.

In the Kamalpur community of India, there is little freedom to share the gospel. Government officials can make life very hard for believers if they make themselves known in the neighborhood or openly share their hope in Christ.

Surviving COVID-19 in the D.R. Congo

Rachel Chimits
June 30, 2020

While their country is rocked to its core by conflict and hardship, our partners in the Congo are working to support and build up their churches and communities.

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, many wondered if it would have relatively little impact in Africa. The majority of countries and cities there had no active cases. The move to close international borders, however, has proved to be extremely detrimental to African nations’ economies.

South America Emerges from the Pandemic

World Challenge Staff
June 25, 2020

Local communities in Brazil are taking the initiative to continue learning and find ways of thriving despite the COVID-19 lockdowns.

This has been a challenging time for so many of us. Lives have been upended; jobs have been lost, and celebrations have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Jacob’s Well communities in Brazil have faced similar challenges, compounded by poverty and limited health care access.

The Path to Return Home

Rachel Chimits
June 18, 2020

A man and his wife had to move away from their hometown, but God put a burden on their hearts for their neighbors and then opened a door.

The year of 2020 started with good news for our team in Brazil. For two years, we have been doing development work in a community called Terra Nova in the city of Morada Nova, Ceará. We wanted to build up the church and Christian community in this area.

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.