Journey to Buy Animal Sacrifices Ends Abruptly

It was a Sunday morning in August when Teesha and her husband headed out on a bicycle. They wheeled through a village that had a church building, and as they rode by, Teesha glanced inside. What she saw caught her eye. Believers clapped their hands and worshiped the Lord with joy. It was here that Teesha’s tiresome journey came to […] Read more »

A Fellowship of Compassion

Having a child often brings joy to the lives of most who are expecting. The months preceding a baby’s arrival may be filled with shopping, birthing classes, painting rooms and other things to prepare for life with a new little one around. For 25-year-old Ganitha, however, this was not the case. Ganitha’s pregnancy brought an illness that would overtake her […] Read more »

Clean Water in a Dry Village

Clean Water in a Dry Village

Pastor Paavak could not turn a blind eye from the needs he saw in the village he served in. After seeing families and individuals in his community thirst for a clean water source, he decided to act. In 2013, the GFA-supported pastor ministered in an Asian village that had 150 homes spread out over a vast area. The main water […] Read more »

Literacy Training Leads to Healing

How does a women’s literacy program result in physical healing? For Ragi, learning to read and write was not the only benefit of attending an adult literacy class. What she found was something that no doctor could offer. Literacy Class Effects Positive Change GFA-supported women missionaries offer many services to the communities they serve in. A group of women missionaries, […] Read more »

Riding Toward the Future

Paramita’s friends whizzed past her on their bicycles as she trekked the long four-mile journey to school. She longed to have a bike of her own so she could arrive to school on time, but every weekday morning, Paramita had to walk. She was often exposed to the harsher elements of weather. When it rained, her school books would get […] Read more »