Slum children receiving education

Landlord Encourages Ministry Among Slum Children

Pravita, Esther and Sandi held their breath as they waited for their landlord to speak. If he still wanted them to leave their rented home, the three women would likely have to move to another part of the slum, far away from the slum children they ministered to and loved so dearly. Living and Serving Among Slum Dwellers Pravita, Esther […] Read more »

Orphaned child finds a home

Drugs, Cancer Took His Parents but Not His Hope

Tears rushed down Sam’s cheeks. His mother had succumbed to cancer, leaving the 6-year-old alone in the world. Soon, Sam’s father sent a message from prison—would someone please help his son? Family Ravaged by Self-indulgence and Illness Sam’s father, Afiba, left Nigeria to find work in Asia several years ago. He married, found a stable job and soon welcomed Sam […] Read more »

A Jesus Well relieves water shortage

No Longer Fighting for Water

It had been the same pattern, day after day. People crowding around the water, arguing and quarreling over the precious but limited supply. No one wanted to be late to work or, even worse, go home with an empty bucket. Villagers Lack Sufficient Water Obvious distinctions could be seen between families in Malik’s village, especially in regard to water. Those […] Read more »

God healed Hammad of depression through a pastor's prayer.

‘My Life Is in Christ’: One Man’s Journey from Depression to Hope

This story, originally published in Gospel for Asia’s September 2013 issue of Harvest Newsletter, demonstrates God’s power to lead national missionaries to minister to specific individuals at just the right time. Although Hammad now rejoices in heaven, his legacy continues to inspire believers to minister while there is yet opportunity. Married to a woman he loved and blessed with two […] Read more »

Gospel literature helps alcoholic father

The Paper by His Father’s Pillow

Rajiv’s family was broken, torn apart by destructive alcohol addictions. The beginning to his parents’ story looked similar to the stories of countless other families in Asia, but 9-year-old Rajiv wondered if his family’s story could end differently . . . if only he could muster up enough courage to act. Alcohol Drives Mother Away Rajiv’s father, Jomo, drank heavily. […] Read more »