Hope Amidst Agonizing Headaches

After two years, it seemed Keya could no longer bear the pain these severe headaches inflicted. She had given up expectation of ever getting better, and she was continually discouraged about her condition. In agony, Keya’s husband watched his bride suffer. As a daily wage laborer, he didn’t make enough money for sufficient treatments, and he had already spent much […] Read more »

Gospel for Asia-supported Compassion Services teams were able to provide flood relief to more than 2,000 people.

Floods Kill More Than 70 in India and Sri Lanka

Thousands of people are taking temporary shelter in the midst of heavy rainfall that has brought a surge of floodwaters to the states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, India, and the neighboring nation of Sri Lanka. More than 70 people have died in India, while 3 have died in Sri Lanka. Many areas have lost power, and people are […] Read more »

Gifts like pigs can provide income for struggling families and represent God's love to them.

How Can Pigs Help Struggling Families?

People give a variety of gifts through Gospel for Asia’s Christmas Gift Catalog each year—from sewing machines to water buffalo to rickshaws to chickens. A sewing machine can enable someone to stitch and sell clothes; a water buffalo can provide milk or plow a field; a rickshaw can give someone a business ferrying passengers or goods; and chickens yield eggs. […] Read more »

God uses Gospel for Asia-supported missionaries to share His love with many people in desperate need of healing.

When Others Gave Her a Death Sentence

Kanta is alive today and bringing glory to Jesus, but only a few years ago, she was just counting the number of days she had left on earth. When Kanta lost her husband, she and her three children moved in with her sister and brother-in-law. Unlike many widows in Asia, she received help and care from her relatives, but Kanta’s […] Read more »

Slum Fire Destroys Homes

Slum Fire Destroys Homes

On Nov. 14, a house situated in a slum in Kolkata, West Bengal, caught fire. Because houses in slum areas are built close together, some sharing a wall, the fire spread quickly to the nearby houses. Around 20 homes belonging to Christians were destroyed. Thankfully, no one was injured as the flames turned their homes into ash. No news has […] Read more »

A Toilet Brought Them Dignity

Piya was just one widow among the 2.4 billion people in the world who lack access to adequate sanitation. The only time Piya and her children were able to venture out to use the outdoors for their toilet purposes was early in the morning before sunrise or after the sun set. They didn’t feel comfortable going out in broad daylight—there […] Read more »

A Blow Couldn’t Stop the Film Show

Omrao knew he was being watched—watched by men who didn’t want the other villagers to see the film he was showing that night. The day before, he and his fellow film-team members had successfully showed a movie about Jesus. Around 80 people had attended and joyfully listened to Omrao and his team share from the Word of God. Excited about […] Read more »

Sewing Machine Unlocks Survival

The hum of the sewing machines filled the tailoring shop where Jash worked. Even though that sound meant work, which meant income, which should’ve meant being able to provide for his family, Jash knew the money he earned was barely paying for his family’s housing fees and the transportation for his job. Though Jash worked hard, his employer never offered […] Read more »

A Disrupted Visit to the Temple

Asmita couldn’t move one more inch. She and her family were headed to a nearby temple when excruciating pain suddenly filled her stomach. In a matter of minutes, her destination changed from the local temple to the nearest hospital. When 22-year-old Asmita arrived, the doctors could not find the cause of her pain. Asmita’s parents brought her home and called […] Read more »