Yaswar could finally relieve his weary body by carrying the heavy water pots on his bicycle as he rode the long distance.

Water Is No Longer a Burden to Him

Yaswar carried the heavy water pots on his shoulders. The long walk to the nearest water source wearied the 51-year-old’s body, but his main job was to make sure the workers at the tea garden had water to drink when they needed it. If he was ever late in bringing water, his co-workers grumbled and scolded him. Yaswar never said […] Read more »

Christ Glorified Through Woman’s Healing from Leprosy

Christ Glorified Through Woman’s Healing from Leprosy

Rabia got married when she was only 12 years old. She and her husband, and—years later—their two children, lived relatively happy lives, following their traditional Asian religion. But when Rabia turned 30, she developed the symptoms of leprosy. Her husband kicked her out of the house because of it. In one fell swoop, the divorcee lost her husband of 18 […] Read more »

BioSand water filters purify dirty water to provide families with desperately needed clean water.

Her Grandchildren Desperately Needed Clean Water

Murky water. That was the prize Kenga brought home from the next village. Despite taking a significant amount of time out of her day to fetch water, the water she got was barely worth drinking. This widow and her three adult sons struggled to make ends meet. She worked as a housemaid, and her sons worked as farm laborers when […] Read more »

Hearing songs about Jesus often grows people's interest in learning about Him..

Families Draw Near to Christ After Hearing Christmas Carols

Just a little more than a year ago, Vibhat, Atulya, Vaijayi and their families were living in desperate situations, and they didn’t know Christ. Vibhat and Vaijayi were both bringing their families down through their alcohol addictions, while Atulya and his family lived in tension because of financial hardships. Today, all three of these men and their families are learning […] Read more »

A Sack of Rice Brings Reassurance

A Sack of Rice Brings Reassurance

The people of Myanmar faced a tragic summer as incessant rain flooded villages and fields and caused landslides that destroyed houses, roads and bridges. GFA-supported Compassion Services teams faithfully served the people of Myanmar throughout the flooding, distributing much-needed relief supplies wherever they could. For one woman, receiving a sack of rice and bottles of cooking oil reassured her of […] Read more »

From Being Worshiped to Worshiping the True God

From Being Worshiped to Worshiping the True God

Htin Khin was 5 years old when his parents sent him to a religious institution to live. He quickly learned and followed the daily rituals and various activities of his new home and tried his best to do good things. By the time Htin Khin was 20, he was a spiritual leader over a village of about 500 families. Because […] Read more »