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Forgiveness Brings Revelation

How do you forgive those who hurt you? How do you live for the Lord when you live in a slum? The Ganapavaram Slum is near the small town of Chilkurpet next to a busy highway linking the city of Guntur to other big cities in India. The town is surrounded by cotton and...

Cuba para Cristo

Did you know sixty percent of kids who attend church in Cuba don’t come with family? Young people in Cuba are hungry to know God and His Word. That’s why pastors in Cuba are eager for ministry resources that address the whole child—spiritual growth, character...

Beautiful Feet

The Gospel. It changes lives not only for eternity, it also changes lives in the here and now. Roughly 6 billion people around the world are facing an eternity without God*. Who will reach out to them? How will they be reached? It may be something as simple as a...

Mother Meets Savior Again

Many often think of Children’s Ministry (KidMin) as just a ministry to children – but it is so much more. “I used to know Jesus and I even started going to church, but I fell in love and married a Hindu man.” Padma’s mother was narrating her story. “After...

Sagrika Stands by Her Convictions

Sagrika comes from a Hindu family, but rural poverty has pushed her parents to send her to Back to Back, a home for poor children in Hyderabad. David C Cook’s Life on Life curriculum is a part of this home’s spiritual development program. During a lesson about...

But God

Suresh’s father abandoned him and his mother, and never came back to them. It is difficult to be a single mother in the slums because women must work long hours. Suresh was often home alone and with too much time on his hands he began getting into trouble. It wasn’t...

Church of Living God

“When the AIDS stage sets in, the child is thrown in the Ogeru River or left at the sea shore at low tide so that at high tide the body is swept away. I have seen several cases with my own eyes”, says Pastor Suryanarayan Murthy. He pastors the Church of Living God in...

Reaching Slum Children Through VBS

“Could we use the J127 curriculum for Vacation Bible School?” this was the question on Timothy’s mind. He is a 16 year old who wants to bring the children from his slum to Christ. We had never done it before, but Sajayan our Program Coordinator in Bangalore took it up...

A Special Transformation

The Sara Home is a place for children with special needs. Abandoned children with autism, cerebral palsy and other disabilities are given support for a life time. They receive good shelter, food and education according to their abilities. Aunty Kusuma started the J127...

The Power of Partnership

You’re a unique kind of investor. How so? You’ve got vision to see the life-changing potential of local churches around the globe, serving the communities where God has planted them. And you invest financial support to see that vision come alive. You understand that...

I Want to be Clean Water

Darimil is the one of the students at the School for the Deaf in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic. He is a part of the “Life on Life” program there. The lesson on “Dealing with Pain and Death” was life changing for Darimil. He stood before two glasses in one lesson;...