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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...

A Master Degree and a Childrens Book

Sudhir and Monica received their master’s degrees and were working at the same college when they met and fell in love. Even though Sudhir was a Christian and Monica a Hindu, they ignored the disapproval of their parents and were married. Shortly after, at Sudhir’s...

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;...

Nandini’s Secret

Nandini comes from a Hindu family and lives in a slum close to a garbage dump. She loves being part of the club, listening to stories, singing songs, and playing games. To look at her, you could not imagine the horror she experiences at home. Her dad is a raging...

No Longer a Useless Rogue

Khalid was a gang member at 15 years of age. He and his band of gang brothers carried knives and roamed the area near the Delhi Airport, intimidating travelers who were coming into or leaving the country. Because of an altercation during which a boy from another gang...