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Wednesday, July 12

Sweeping the streets with love

Their lives look simple. Sisters of Compassion will sweep the streets, help feed the hungry, and cut people's hair and fingernails, all the while speaking encouragement to people along the way. But these seemingly small tasks can deeply impact a family who is ignored by the rest of society. Families see Jesus in these women missionaries.

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Thursday, July 6

Worship, connect, remain

Staying connected to the Vine, women make worship a lifestyle in Women's Fellowships in Asia. Please pray for these women's groups to have unity and to remain in God's unending love.

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Saturday, July 1

A dangerous route, a beautiful journey

GFA-supported missionaries travel long distances to serve people in need and to strengthen local churches in remote areas.

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Sunday, June 18

Happy Father's Day!

Like many fathers who are pastors in Asia, Pastor Kantilal desires to bless his children and encourage them in Christ.

However, Kantilal did not receive this same love from his father. When he decided to follow Jesus to Bible college, Kantilal's father beat him and wanted nothing to do with him.

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Thursday, June 8

Joy is contagious!

This pastor loves to play with his children. The unity and joy of believers and their families in Asia is a true reflection of the heart of Jesus. In this devotional, K.P. Yohannan writes about the happiness and joy in the character of God.

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Sunday, April 30

Prayer, faith and rejoicing

Whenever people have need for prayer, missionaries are open to listen and take time to pray, like how this brother here is praying for his friend. And as God gives grace and fills hearts with faith, missionaries see people find healing and rejoice in the power of Jesus.

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Sunday, April 9

Counting it all joy

It's true. Though national missionaries face many struggles and discouragements, they have joy in knowing and following Jesus.

"My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience." —James 1:2–3

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Sunday, April 2

Answering God's call

Like these men, many have already sought the Lord and answered His call to attend Bible college. As they continue following God after graduation, pray these national missionaries will have discernment for where God would guide them for ministry.

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Tuesday, February 28

The impact of a women's mobile team

These women may travel over a hundred miles a day to visit villages that are much too far away for pastors to travel to. By showing films, talking and praying for people, this women's mobile team can greaty impact pastors' ministries.

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Sunday, February 26

Reading the Word

This pastor and his wife spend time reading God's Word together everyday and pray together for their ministry. Please pray they will be nourished by His Word and draw closer to God during these times.

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Saturday, February 25

Ministering in the mountains

Warm jackets are essential for missionaries who are ministering to people living in the northern regions or in the mountains.

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Friday, February 24

A heavy generator

A heavy generator like the one these two women are carrying is what film teams use to power their projectors to show films. This is especially useful in areas where there is no electricity available.

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Thursday, February 23

Their primary means of transportation

These missionaries aren't enjoying a morning bike ride before they begin their day. Bicycles are what most missionaries in Asia use as their primary means of transportation.

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Wednesday, February 22

A useful tool for ministry

Laterns are mostly useful for missionaries when their traveling during the night. But they can also be used to light up a room full of believers gathering for worship!

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Friday, February 17

It's time to show a film!

When it's morningtime here in the West, it's nighttime over in Asia, and film teams are getting ready to show a movie on the life of Jesus.

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Thursday, February 16

2,000 bikes for people in Asia!

We've started a campaign to provide 2,000 bikes for those in need in Asia! Many missionaries in Asia may have only their own two feet as their means of transportation, so bikes help them go farther and faster to visit more communities.

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Thursday, February 9

Hungry to know the Lord more

This month we're praying for Bible college students in Asia. These students are hungry to know the Lord more and are giving up much to follow God's call to Bible college. They need God's help to mature in their faith, and they are praying for God's guidance after their training. Please pray for them, and see more requests we're praying for this month.

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Wednesday, February 8

Their only means of transportation

Many times, a missionary only has one mode of transportation: walking. It makes it hard for him to visit villages that are hours away by foot. But a bicycle can help him travel much longer distances and greatly impact his ministry!

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Tuesday, February 7

Just a piece of paper

The sacrifice Jesus has made for us is beyond our understanding, yet His great mercy can be explained on just a piece of paper.

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Monday, February 6

Burdened for his people

Every day, Pastor Kanak sees people in his society stuck in poverty, illiterate and indulging in harmful activities. He loves the people in his village, and his heart aches for those around him who are broken. So he prays. He fasts. He waits on God. And God moves.

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Sunday, February 5

Their only source of light

When missionaries visit remote villages, their only source of light may be the lanterns they've brought with them.

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Friday, February 3

We'd like to pray for you

Is there anything you would like prayer for? We'd like to take time to pray for you during our staff prayer meeting tomorrow night. Also, on our website, you can see several requests we've been praying for these past few weeks. Please join us in praying for these things!

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Thursday, February 2

On the road again . . .

It's a new day, and film teams all over Asia are traveling down dirt roads, through jungles and up treacherous mountains in order to minister to people longing for peace.

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Wednesday, February 1

No more hours of walking

Daily journeys that once took hours of walking have become just a short bike ride for missionaries like this one, enabling brothers and sisters to go farther in their ministries.

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Tuesday, January 31

Joy in serving

Walking with Jesus and answering His call on our lives is such a joy for us as His children. And through women missionaries like this one, God is revealing His Son to more and more women in Asia.

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Monday, January 30

Visiting a man with leprosy

Every day, Pastor Jiva (pictured) visits the leprosy colony to encourage and pray for the families there.

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Sunday, January 29

World Leprosy Day

Today is World Leprosy Day! Though thousands still suffer from leprosy worldwide, many are finding hope and healing in Jesus. Praise God!

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Friday, January 27

Ministering to the same leprosy colony she grew up in

Bahula (pictured) grew up in a leprosy colony, but she never had compassion on the people there until she came to know Jesus personally.

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Wednesday, January 25

Reaching Friends Ministry

Pastor Jiva (pictured) helped start leprosy ministry in his area. Though it started small, "Reaching Friends Ministry" soon became one of the largest ministries they do in that region.

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Saturday, January 21

Pray as they walk with the Lord

It is crucial that these women serving the Lord will stay close to Jesus, both in their ministry and in their personal lives. Just as you would pray for your walk with the Lord to deepen and grow more meaningful, let's pray for these precious sisters to maintain their walks with God and to draw closer to Him day by day.

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Thursday, January 19

The Compassion of Christ

True compassion moved Jesus to action, moving Him to help the crowds of people who were "like sheep, having no shepherd" (see Matthew 9:36). And it is Jesus' love that guides these Sisters of Compassion to do the same.

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Wednesday, January 18

Praying and waiting

These two women missionaries are praying earnestly to the Lord before they minister to the people around them. The need is great, but God is greater. So they pray, they wait, and they will see God move.

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Monday, January 16

Serving with the joy of the Lord

Teaching practical skills to help women make a living is just one of the many things Sisters of Compassion do as they serve their communities. In all they do, these sisters carry in their hearts the joy of the Lord.

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Sunday, January 15

Small things that have a big impact

A smile, an encouraging word, or a piece of literature—these small things can have a huge impact on a woman in Asia. Praise God for these women missionaries displaying God's heart in simple ways.

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Thursday, January 12

She lost her husband to a tiger attack

The Sisters of Compassion here are praying for this widow who lost her husband to a tiger attack. Sisters of Compassion often meet people who are desperate for hope and encouragement. Please pray for these sisters as they follow Jesus and minister to those around them.

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Monday, January 9

Living as Christ would

Hearts full of compassion for those in poverty, these specialized women missionaries are living as Christ would live. They are doing this by demonstrating love to people who are most looked down on, bringing the light and joy of Jesus Himself.

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Sunday, January 8

The blessing of a woman missionary

A piece of literature, an encouraging word, a smile, and someone who is willing to listen—these are small things that can really impact a woman in Asia and lift up her spirits.

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Tuesday, January 3

Specially-trained women missionaries

Sisters of Compassion are specially-trained women missionaries serving Jesus by doing what most would call "unpleasant tasks"—such as cleaning peoples' homes or doctoring leprosy patients' wounds—in order to show compassion to families and communities who are looked down on by most society.

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Monday, January 2

The Life of Pastor Kantilal

Pastor Kantilal's life has not been an easy road. But in this 3-part series of Kantilal's testimony, you'll see how God turned this discouraged father into a man of prayer—and the miracles God has done as a result.

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Friday, December 23

An awesome Christmas gift

Who doesn't want a car for Christmas? These missionaries are especially grateful for their heavy-duty vehicle, though, because it enables them to better share the Good News of Christmas!

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Monday, December 12

Reading about who God is

The Gospel tract in his hands gives this boy the opportunity to read what God did for him—over and over again! However, if he is unable to read, he may find someone to read it for him, or pass it along to someone else to have.

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Thursday, December 8

Warm clothes for ministry

When we think of tools for telling people about God’s gift of His Son, sweaters, jackets and scarves are not normally the first items that come to mind. But those who serve in frigid mountain regions or chilly plains know firsthand how valuable and necessary winter clothing is for their ministry.

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Monday, December 5

The joy of serving Christ

Though these women work hard to serve Jesus in film ministry, they laugh together and are like family. The love they have for one another and for those they minister to can only come from Jesus dwelling in their hearts through faith.

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Wednesday, November 30

Asking film teams for prayer

Villagers often ask film teams to pray for their family problems, or they ask questions about the God whom they have not heard of before. Please ask the Lord to enable film teams to relate with and minister to each person they speak with, and ask Him to guide their conversations.

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Sunday, November 27

Taking time to stop and pray

If they notice someone is struggling, discouraged or in need, women missionaries will take time to stop and pray with those who ask. And as they are able, missionaries will also help meet a family's need, too.

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Saturday, November 26

They gather to watch their first film

Crowds gather to watch the film depicting Jesus’ life. This is probably the first film these people have ever seen before. How special is it—their first movie they watch isn’t just entertaining, but also displays Christ and the eternal hope He offers!

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Friday, November 25

The Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Please pray God will heal the pain and suffering of women in Asia through the love of Jesus Christ poured out in their hearts.

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Monday, November 21

Pray for love and unity

The members of a film team are together all day, every day. They strive for love and unity, yet it can be challenging at times with differences in personality, upbringing and habits. Please pray they will have good fellowship and love one another well.

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Friday, November 18

Pastor Kantilal's testimony

When Kantilal was only a boy, he got a headache. The headache grew in severity, and it wouldn’t go away. His parents prayed to their gods and brought him to witch doctors for healing. But his suffering wasn’t only physical—he started to lose his mind.

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Tuesday, November 15

Encouragement in the cold

With his nice winter coat, he's able to go out when it's freezing outside and encourage families and individuals with Christ's love. Without winter clothing, sometimes missionaries aren't able to leave their homes because it's so cold.

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Monday, November 14

Pasha honestly shares her struggles

“Being young, when that man humiliated us before people and opposed me, I was so hurt,” Pasha tells us honestly. “But when I read God’s Word, it says, ‘He who rejects you rejects Me.’ It encouraged me a lot. When people were against me, it made me closer to God. I faced a lot of opposition, but God was with me always.”

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Friday, November 11

Pray for safety for film teams

Film ministry is very effective, but it comes at a price—and sometimes that price is high. Film teams often face verbal and physical abuse when they encounter villagers who do not want to hear about Christ’s love.

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Wednesday, November 9

Something to smile about!

Winter coats like the one this young man has enables students in Bible college to get good sleep at night and concentrate on their studies.

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Monday, November 7

A day in the life of a film team...

These women missionaries cook and cry and laugh together—and are deeply burdened for their people. Day after day they climb mountains together, show films and endure persecution so precious people can know Jesus.

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Sunday, November 6

Giving up all for Christ

Missionaries know when they follow Christ, they are giving up all. Though they may be ostracized by their families or threatened, they still remain close to Jesus no matter what.

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Friday, November 4

Join us in prayer

Recently, GFA’s staff has been praying for leprosy ministry, Women’s Fellowships and literacy classes. Would you join us in praying for these areas of ministry? See these prayer requests, and share your prayer needs on our website. We'll take time to pray for you, too.

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Tuesday, November 1

Even when it snows

Because these missionaries were given winter clothing, they can take the journey to visit villages nearby to encourage and pray with those they meet—even when it snows.

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Monday, October 31

Thankful for his winter coat

National missionaries are so thankful for the winter coats and other warm clothes they are given. Without winter clothing, sometimes missionaries aren't able to leave their homes to bless others in their villages.

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Wednesday, October 26

What's in her hands...

This woman sells produce in her village, and she now has a piece of Gospel literature in her hands. Like her, many individuals in Asia may not have experienced the peace these booklets talk about.

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Monday, October 24

Not your typical family vehicle...

The only means of transportation for this pastor and his family (other than by foot) may just be this motorcycle. In this photo, this pastor is traveling to visit and encourage various believers and families who were affected by a tsunami.

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Friday, October 14

Jesus shining through

Jesus is shining through leaders of Women's Fellowships, embracing hurting women with His grace and love, giving them strength to face every challenge in their lives and encouraging them with His gentle touch.

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Thursday, October 13

Friends for life

When a national missionary answers God's call to follow Jesus, he pours out his life to encourage and bless others around him. And sometimes, the brothers he meets along the way will become friends for life.

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Sunday, October 9

Hidden in their hearts

"Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You." —Psalm 119:11

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Wednesday, October 5

Support through hard times

Ladies in Women’s Fellowship can relate to many of the struggles faced by the women in their communities, and they are ready to support women through times of hardship and point them to Christ.

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Sunday, October 2

Connecting with God

Delivered out of years of feeling empty and hopeless, many women in Asia are embracing our Savior's love and connecting with God in a deeply intimate way.

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Tuesday, September 27

Preparing relief packets

This team is working hard to bring relief to families in Asia after a natural disaster struck. Each one of these bags has 10kg of rice, along with additional food, cooking supplies and soap.

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Monday, September 26

Love for those rejected by society

By providing treatment and practical help for leprosy patients, Compassion Services workers show that Jesus loves and accepts all—even those rejected by society and disfigured by disease.

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Tuesday, September 20

A heart to encourage

Women missionaries across Asia have a heart to encourage other ladies they meet and are open to listen when women share their struggles. The words of hope written on small booklets help bring comfort to women in need.

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Saturday, September 17

Ministering where he grew up

As a child, Pastor Marty often dug through garbage to fill his empty stomach. Now he is living in the same slum he grew up in, ministering to people who are going through the same struggles he went through.

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Thursday, September 15

Encountering God's heart

In her culture, she may be considered an outcast because she suffers from leprosy. But in God's eyes, she is precious and special. Women and men like her who suffer from this disease are encountering God in their hearts and are finding healing in His arms.

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Wednesday, September 14

Send me, Lord

"I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: 'Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?' Then I said, 'Here am I! Send me.'" —Isaiah 6:8

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Friday, September 2

Experiencing freedom

God shows His heart to the men and women of Asia through the prayers of His people. Through national missionaries, people are experiencing freedom from addictions and are enabled by His Spirit to love others.

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Sunday, August 28

Showing His love through women

God is using women missionaries to show His love to many families in Asia. Please pray God will call may more women to serve in their communities.

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Saturday, August 27

Half a penny can change a life!

How is it possible for half a penny to change someone's life? It only takes $1 to provide a missionary with 200 Gospel tracts!

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Friday, August 26

The One who formed her...

The beauty in her smile comes from the One who saw her before she was born and formed her in her mother's womb (see Psalm 139:13-15).

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Wednesday, August 24

Pray for Missionaries' Wives

Missionaries' wives often serve alongside their husbands, supporting them in their ministries and leading church activities for women and children.

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Wednesday, August 17

Seeking God in prayer

The deep love Sisters of Compassion have for those who are hurting and in poverty drives them to seek God in prayer. His Spirit enables them to love others and meet the practical needs of desperate families.

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Saturday, August 6

Carrying God's message of hope

Women missionaries are carrying God's message of hope to the women of Asia, and thousands of lives are being transformed as a result.

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Wednesday, August 3

Light shining in the darkness

In a place where many have never even heard the name of Jesus, this pastor is being Christ's hands and feet, shining His light in the darkness.

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Sunday, July 17

Broadcasting hope in many languages

Radio programming is currently aired in 110 Asian languages, yet there are hundreds of other languages spoken in Asia. It is very difficult to find qualified broadcasters who speak these less common languages, as well as teams able to assist with correspondence.

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Wednesday, July 13

A heart of compassion

With a burden to minister to needy, underprivileged and poor people in their nation, Sisters of Compassion are wholeheartedly committed to loving and serving their communities.

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Sunday, June 26

Demonstrating God's heart

GFA-supported national missionaries and Sisters of Compassion carry Christ's love to the widows of Asia. As they serve these precious ladies, they demonstrate God's heart for women.

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Tuesday, June 21

Not left alone

Many widows in South Asia feel alone in the world, abandoned by their families, and left defenseless. By God's grace, through the love and care of these Sisters of Compassion, this widow knows she is not alone.

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Sunday, June 19

Happy Father's Day

Today, on Father's Day, we honor our fathers and celebrate the influence they've had in our lives. What better way to honor our fathers (or father figures) than by praying for them?

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Sunday, June 5

A Bible of their own

Can you imagine living as a Christian without a Bible? That is reality for many people in Asia—just think how precious a copy of God's Word must be to them!

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Thursday, May 5

The story of one mother

Although Malati takes on many responsibilities as a missionary, she still makes time to love and nurture her two sons. She desires that they, too, will one day serve the Lord. "Please pray for my children, that I may help them to grow up in their spiritual walk with the Lord," she says.

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Friday, April 29

Leading the family in devotions

When Pastor Marty arrives home from his prayer walk every morning, he leads his family in devotions together. They pray, read from the Word and worship in song before the kids head off to school.

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Thursday, April 28

A symbol to the community

More than just a place for the congregation to meet, a church building is a symbol to the community that Christ is worthy of worship!

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Friday, April 22

Extending hope to fellow women

Throughout South Asia, women missionaries are sharing Christ’s love with other women in ways a man could not. As a result, many women are experiencing the mercy and grace of Jesus.

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Wednesday, April 20

An important part of ministry

Discipleship is an important part of national missionaries' ministry in South Asia. As they seek to build up those around them, national missionaries listen, encourage, counsel and pray for other believers.

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Thursday, April 14

Widow Shares Hope with a Fellow Widow

Ratan’s life would be over soon, and his wife, Kuvira, would become a widow. But he knew she wouldn’t be without hope. “I am going to leave this world,” Ratan told his wife. “But after I die, go to the church because no one else will take care of you and our children. Just be with Sister Latha; she will take care of you..."

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Wednesday, April 13

A Slum Child's Return

Pastor Marty lives and ministers in the same Asian slum he was born and raised in. "Ever since my childhood, the pain and difficult situations and poverty—all those things . . . were tools in the Lord's hands to make me strong and to trust and [have] faith in Him." —Pastor Marty

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Tuesday, April 5

Together in one place

Blessed with the shelter of a physical church building, these believers are able to praise God together in one place.

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Monday, April 4

His last wish

Malati and her husband had endured much together, and this was his last wish: "After my death, there will be many people—even my relatives from our own house—they will reject you. They will say [unkind] words to you; they will oppose you, but never forget the love of Jesus." It wasn't long before his dying words came true.

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Friday, April 1

Join in prayer tonight

Our next Friday night streaming prayer meeting is today, April 1st—and that's no joke! Join us at 7:30 p.m., CDT, to meet with our Father God and pray for our world.

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Saturday, March 26

Growing in discipleship

Just like the Apostle Paul mentored Timothy as "a son in the faith", discipleship is an important part of the lives of GFA-supported Bible college students as they study to become missionaries.

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Tuesday, March 15

When it's cold

Winter clothing insulates national missionaries who work in cold areas for their challenging labor outside. With the extra warmth, they can work more hours with less pain.

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Sunday, March 13

"They transformed our lives"

“I thank God from the core of my heart for these [women missionaries]. ... We were illiterate, and we did not know how to live; we did not know the importance of education. But when these sisters came to our village . . . they transformed our lives through their service.”—Sajani (pictured)

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Saturday, March 12

A bomb saved his life

A bomb cost Dayshaun his hand and both of his eyes, but it sent him on a journey that eventually landed him at the feet of Jesus. Now, he ministers as a pastor. Though he can't read or write, his daughter reads the Word to him and helps him memorize it.

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Sunday, March 6

Unloved because she wasn't a boy

It wasn’t until a team of women missionaries came to her village that Ruth heard that someone loved her. The news radically changed her life—and the life of every woman she is now able to tell as a GFA-supported missionary.

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Friday, March 4

When we pray

God’s promise is that when we seek Him, we will find Him, and when we pray to Him, He will hear us. Join us tonight as we open our hearts to listen and to pray to our God for things around the world.

Our prayer meeting is streaming tonight at 7:30pm CST

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Wednesday, February 24

Churches help believers as they share about Jesus

“Sharing with others about Christ has become very exciting for me and even the believers, because now we do not feel shy to invite people to come and attend our church, and we are bold because of the church building.” —Pastor Madhab

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Tuesday, February 23

Light is breaking through

Millions of Asian women face unimaginable pain, misery and degradation, and women missionaries are helping to put an end to it.

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Sunday, February 21

Transporting the entire family

Besides transporting entire missionary families, motorbikes are an effective way to take the Good News of Jesus farther.

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Sunday, February 14

Happy Valentine's Day

"This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends." —John 15:12-13

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Friday, February 12

A place to meet and grow

Church buildings give believers a place to meet and grow as they share God's love every day of the week, and they help facilitate discipleship activities for the believers.

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Wednesday, February 10

Dedicated and passionate

These women missionaries are dedicated to following Christ, and are passionate about seeing their people reached.

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Saturday, February 6

Pray for more church buildings

Scores of congregations in South Asia face various struggles because of meeting in a rented room, shed or under a tree. They often pray for many years to receive permanent church buildings.

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Thursday, February 4

Deeply burdened

These women missionaries are deeply burdened for their people. They know the cost and they see hope, so day after day they will gladly climb the mountains, peel leeches off their skin and endure persecution so precious people can know Jesus.

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Sunday, January 31

World Leprosy Day

“It is because of God’s grace that we have the strength, courage and motivation to work among these people, to share with them, to hug them, to love them and to care for them,” says Pastor Jiva, a GFA missionary working among leprosy patients.

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Saturday, January 23

A bicycle would be faster

Walking from place to place, missionaries lose countless hours in travel that could be spent bringing Christ's love to unreached people. Bicycles give that time back to the missionaries.

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Thursday, January 21

They aren't superhuman

The missionaries Gospel for Asia supports aren’t superhuman—they are ordinary men and women who have chosen to obey God’s call on their lives to reach the most unreached. They need our prayers!

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Saturday, January 16

Always prepared

Even when he is traveling on the road, Pastor Nateshwar is always prepared to talk about the grace of Jesus with everyone he meets.

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Wednesday, January 13

From heart to heart

Personally sharing the love of Jesus from their hearts, woman missionaries are bringing hope to the women of Asia!

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Tuesday, January 12

That you may grow thereby

"Therefore, laying aside all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all evil speaking, as newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby, if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is gracious." —1 Peter 2:1-3

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Sunday, January 10

The blessing of a bicycle

A missionary’s travel from one village to another doesn't have to be a tremendous burden. With a bicycle, they can visit with and encourage many more people than they could on foot!

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Wednesday, January 6

One village at a time

National missionaries have a passion to reach this generation with the love of Christ. They are sacrificing their lives to reach their countrymen—one village at a time!

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Monday, January 4

A family effort

This missionary and his family play a vital role in reaching those who have never heard with Christ's love.

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Sunday, January 3

Able to go far

"Because of the bicycle, I was able to go to far, distant villages and tea estates and do ministry." —Pastor Dhiraj

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Wednesday, December 30

A message of hope and peace

Women missionaries are sharing the message of hope and peace with the hurting women of Asia, that they might know the freedom and love that is found in Christ!

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Tuesday, December 29

A gift that changes lives

God's Word brings joy, wisdom and strength for each day, shows us our sin and points us to Jesus, the One who covers our shame. It transforms alcoholics into godly fathers, changes lazy boys into hard workers, gives hope to women suffering from depression and helps sick grandmothers trust that God will make them well again.

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Sunday, December 27

Serving Sacrificially

Pastor Nateshwar loves the people he serves, and he's always willing to help. He donated his time to help build this home for a friend.

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Monday, December 21

4 days 'til Christmas

GFA-supported missionaries will bundle up with this gift: a winter clothing packet! It comes with a blanket, a jacket, and a sweater, and is given to those who need it—both to missionaries and to people in the community.

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Friday, December 18

7 days 'til Christmas

What’s black and white and read all over? No, it’s not a newspaper, a blushing skunk, or even a sunburnt penguin. It’s a Bible! Our brothers and sisters in Asia pore over these Scriptures daily, growing in the love of God—a love that empowers them to follow Jesus and love like He does.

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Saturday, December 12

Purchasing Christmas gifts

During the 14 years Pastor Kanak has been ministering in his village, he’s been able to provide gifts—Christmas gifts—to meet many people’s needs. Before purchasing any gifts, like sewing machines, he examines the merchandise and bargains with the merchant to make sure he’s getting the best product and the best price.

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Friday, December 4

A Cold Cross to Carry

Pastor Philip couldn’t stop shivering. He tried to lead the prayer meeting he’d come to the village for, but his body trembled so violently that his stomach began to hurt, and he couldn’t speak.

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Monday, November 30

Thankful for warm clothing

Committed to sharing the Good News in an especially frigid area of South Asia, Pastor Sahas is thankful that by God's grace, he can travel to hard-to-reach areas. “Without warm clothes and footgear, I would not have been able to reach out to those living in high altitudes… and share about the Lord.”

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Sunday, November 29

All sorts of persecution

The culture Pastor Nateshwar grew up in had no room for a God named Jesus. When he decided to believe in and serve Christ, he faced all sorts of persecution. But his love for Jesus helps him keep loving the people in his community—even those who attack him.

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Sunday, November 22

Gospel Literature: a useful tool

Pamphlets and booklets that clearly explain the Good News are a useful tool for believers and missionaries sharing about Christ.

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Saturday, November 21

Count it a privilege

Nateshwar and his wife count it as a privilege to suffer for Jesus. “I have opposition, which is true,” he says. “But even then, for the glory of God, even if we have to face problems—including my family—we are not bothered. We will face the problems, and we will face them for the glory of God.”

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Saturday, October 31

Finding joy in Christ

Every day, more men and women in Asia are finding joy in Christ because a national missionary told them about Jesus! Praise the Lord for those He is bringing into His Kingdom with the help of faithful sponsors like you.

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Sunday, October 25

Irretrievable

Unlike other resources, time is irretrievable once it's lost. By giving a winter clothing packet, you can equip and enable a missionary to bring the Good News to more people in a shorter amount of time by keeping them warm as they travel.

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Friday, October 23

Hungry for His Word

Many believers in Asia are first-generation believers who grew up knowing nothing of God's ways, and they're hungry for His Word.

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Wednesday, October 21

Joyfully serving

From treating the open wounds of leprosy patients to training others in life-saving hygiene practices to rescuing children from the streets, Sisters of Compassion commit themselves wholeheartedly to their communities.

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Tuesday, October 20

Keeping them warm

In more frigid areas of South Asia, everyone is affected by the cold, including Bible college students like this one. The gift of a blanket will be a blessing to the recipient, and will help them stay warm.

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Friday, October 16

Beyond the next mountain

Equipped with proper winter attire, national missionaries can continue sharing the Good News even in severe weather—no longer will the cold keep them from reaching beyond the next mountain with the love of Christ!

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Wednesday, October 7

Preparing for winter and the mission field

With warm winter clothing, these Bible college students in South Asia are able to sleep at night and concentrate on their studies as they receive training for the mission field.

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Friday, October 2

Even in the cold

Because these missionaries-in-training received coats and jackets, they can go out to share the Good News even when it is cold!

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Thursday, October 1

Sharing His love in the slums

As missionaries like Pastor Marty share the love of Christ in the slums, people are finding new hope and a future!

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Tuesday, September 29

Though the mountains be treacherous

Though the mountains be treacherous and the hills be steep, this film team of women missionaries won't stop—for the love of Christ compels them to reach those who have yet to hear!

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Thursday, September 24

Beginning with prayer

As the missionaries on a mobile film team daily pour out their lives, they are in need of refilling. Their corporate and personal times of prayer and seeking the Lord are essential.

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Tuesday, September 22

Once-in-a-lifetime experience

In remote Asian villages, watching a movie might be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. And for millions who have seen a film on the life of Jesus, it is an experience that changes their lives for all eternity.

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Friday, September 18

Portable power

How do you show a movie about Jesus in a rural village that doesn't have electricity? You bring your own! A generator allows thousands of people to see and hear why God sent His Son and respond to His love in a personal way.

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Thursday, September 17

Praying over the slums

It is only through the power of prayer that the light of Jesus will shine in every home in the slums of South Asia!

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Monday, September 14

Uniquely privileged to serve

Donning a uniform of humility, Sisters of Compassion are equipped and uniquely privileged to serve the needy, underprivileged, and poor in such a way that tangibly displays the love of Christ.

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Sunday, September 13

The Team that Changed Everything

Partnering with local churches, mobile teams take every opportunity to share God's love. "When the mobile team came, things changed," Pastor Chaaruchandra says. "Where we used to meet a hundred people, now we are able to meet around a thousand people."

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Thursday, September 10

Able to reach more people

Tough enough to handle the bumps and ruts of a South Asian road, a motorbike enables a missionary to reach many more people with the Good News.

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Sunday, September 6

Ordinary people, serving the Lord

This national missionary and his family are ordinary people who have chosen to obey God’s call on their lives to reach the most unreached. Just like anyone else, they need our prayers!

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Saturday, September 5

The Cost of Sharing Christ

Flip flops squish the mud as raindrops splatter on the tops of trees and the heads of the four young women. For three months out of every year, it is rainy season in the Himalayas, and the GFA film team ladies trek and climb and slip and slide up and down the mountain range.

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Wednesday, September 2

Together, we will reach them

With a vehicle, an entire national missionary team can travel to several far-flung villages a day, and can share the Good News with that many more people!

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Saturday, August 29

Ministering to the women of Asia

GFA-supported women missionaries minister in numerous ways, including sharing the Good News, ministering to widows, conducting women’s fellowships and providing literacy training.

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Wednesday, August 19

A bicycle could lead to more knowing Christ

Riding a bicycle would help a missionary travel to three times as many villages in a day. Because he or she would be reaching more villages, more people would hear about Christ's love!

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Monday, August 17

Burdened to reach them

With a burden to reach their own people, national missionaries are listening, praying and reaching out with the love of Christ all across South Asia.

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Friday, August 14

Enter with praise

Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, and His truth endures to all generations.—Psalm 100:4-5

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Saturday, August 8

Eager to learn

Preparing for ministry at Bible colleges, soon-to-be missionaries like these are eager to absorb and learn everything they can.

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Monday, July 27

One aim

Whether on a bicycle, on a bus or on foot, these women missionaries have one aim—to share the Good News of Christ with women who may never have had the chance to hear before.

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Saturday, July 25

One of the most effective ways

Partnering with a national missionary is one of the most effective ways to reach the lost world with Christ. After graduating from Bible College, each missionary is ready and equipped to share with others a hope that is only found in Christ.

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Wednesday, July 22

A Heart Burdened for His People

Pastor Kanak has been serving in this village for 14 years. His heart aches seeing the people struggle in poverty, so through the Lord’s guidance, he does what he can to help them.

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Friday, July 17

Day after day

With a passion to reach villages with the Good News, national missionaries work day after day to bring the message of hope to those who so desperately need to hear.

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Monday, July 13

Coming to know His love

Through the dedication and commitment of national missionaries in Asia, many precious souls are coming to know the transforming love of Christ!

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Saturday, July 11

Even the church was destroyed

In some villages in Nepal, like this village, every structure was destroyed or is uninhabitable due to the earthquakes, and the local congregation of believers has been left without a permanent place to worship.

Please pray for God to provide new church buildings for congregations that have lost theirs due to the earthquake

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Tuesday, July 7

Women reaching women

Through Bible studies, house visits, and the personal ministry of our women missionaries, thousands of women have found hope in Christ! But the need in Asia is great—millions of women have still never heard the Good News.

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Monday, July 6

Ready hearts

“Here I am, send me!” is the cry of passionate Bible college students in South Asia. God works through their ready hearts—both young and old—to spread the name of Jesus where it’s never been heard before.

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Tuesday, June 30

The hands and feet of Jesus

Reaching out to victims of leprosy with the love of Christ, missionaries working in leprosy colonies have the privilege to literally be the hands and feet of Christ.

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Thursday, June 11

'Morally Loose' Women Change a Wife's Character

"When the two women moved into the small town, the people whispered... Because these women didn’t live with any of their elders, the villagers decided they must be morally loose and not worth talking to. No one wanted to... listen to what they had to say—Amrita included."

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Sunday, June 7

Preparing for ministry

The years students spend in Bible college preparing to be missionaries are filled with challenging classes, long days of studying and more than a year of practical ministry experience.

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Tuesday, May 26

Focused on one goal

Wherever they go, national missionaries are focused on one thing: sharing the love of Christ with every person they meet.

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Saturday, May 23

Pouring into little lives

After spending months preparing for VBS, these staff members are delighted to joyfully invest in the lives of these precious children.

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Friday, May 15

Finding strength in the Word

Where do you turn when you are discouraged? The pages of the Bible are full of encouragement for believers, and the Word of God is an essential part of a Christian's growth.

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Monday, April 27

Faithfully gathering

Even though they have to gather in a temporary structure, this congregation faithfully gathers every week to worship the Lord.

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Monday, April 20

Future missionaries in training

Many Bible college students in Asia are first-generation believers who start with a limited understanding of God’s Word, but they are driven by a desire to see villages reached with the love of Christ.

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Sunday, April 19

Unlike many

Many people in the rural villages of Nepal make a living from agriculture or farming, and this man is one of them. But unlike many people in his country, he has heard about the love of Christ!

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Wednesday, March 11

A burden lifted

With a bicycle, the difficult burden of walking for hours from one village to the next is lifted from a national missionary. Now, he can reach more people with the love of Christ!

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Sunday, March 8

International Women's Day

Today is International Women's Day! As we reflect over the progress made around the world for the rights of women, let us not forget the women of South Asia who still face unimaginable challenges and degradation.

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Sunday, March 1

This is their church

Many of these believers travel for hours to meet for church in a cramped house, making it is difficult for everyone to meet in one place.

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Tuesday, February 24

Free after 8 years

Although Pastor Samuel was cleared of false charges in 2010, various delays kept him in prison for a total of 8 years. But these were not wasted years, many prisoners heard the Good News because of him!

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Sunday, February 8

Life-giving words

More than just paper and ink, Gospel tracts contain the life-giving message of Jesus Christ.

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Tuesday, February 3

Glad tidings

"How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who proclaims peace, who brings glad tidings of good things, who proclaims salvation, who says to Zion, 'Your God reigns!'" - Isaiah 52:7

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Sunday, December 21

A Long Journey

It can take many hours to travel to the next village on foot. What if they could instead spend hours in the village building relationships instead of many hours traveling?

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Thursday, November 20

A Burning Passion

Our missionaries have a passion to reach this generation with the love of Christ. Watch this brief video to see a little of the passion that they bring to the hurting world in South Asia.

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Wednesday, November 12

Forgotten Islands

Traveling by boat, these brothers bring a message of light into the deep darkness of these hidden waterways. As they build personal relationships with the villagers, God lowers the social barriers that usually exist between outsiders and the islanders.

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Monday, October 27

There is Hope

The lives of hundreds of thousands of Asian women are being transformed by GFA’s dedicated women missionaries, but millions more still wait.

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Friday, October 24

Falsely accused

Pastor Roshan endured 18 months in prison, falsely accused and enduring beatings. Like Roshan, many are torn away from their families, imprisoned and martyred.

This November, lets pray for the persecuted church

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Saturday, September 20

Coca-Cola but no Jesus

Gospel for Asia missionaries can walk into a remote village in Asia and find a shop selling Coca-Cola. But often, when they ask someone, "Do you know Jesus?" the response will be, "No, there is no one in this village by that name. But perhaps if you try the next village...

you will find who you are looking for

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Thursday, September 4

A perfect solution

Food in different cultures can be hard to get used to. Gospel for Asia Women missionaries live among the community, eating the same food, wearing the same clothes, and sharing the same cultural interests as the women in Asia who desperately need to hear Jesus's name.

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Friday, August 29

Compelled by Love

Bahula could tell the woman had leprosy; even so she wouldn’t be like the others who looked away and pretended the woman didn’t exist. In Bahula’s heart, this woman was her family.

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Monday, August 25

Gone Fishing

"Then He said to them, 'Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.'” - Matthew 4:19

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Friday, August 15

A Calculated Mission

Bouncing along dusty Asian roads, Gospel for Asia's mobile teams are on a calculated mission. They know there are villages where people have never heard the name of Jesus, and their hearts yearn to

reach as many as they can.

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Friday, August 8

A Green Thumb

Most of the Sisters of Compassion work in rural villages where peoples’ livelihood depends on agriculture. By learning how to plant and cultivate things like vegetables the Sisters of Compassion will be able to help many in the field in the days to come.

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Saturday, August 2

Given a New Vision

Although Dayshaun is blind and missing a hand because of a roadside mine in Sri Lanka, he is persevering with his wife and children as he serves his Lord.

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Monday, July 21

Released after Eight Years

In prison for eight years because of false accusations, Pastor Samuel was used by the Lord to reach the prisoners around him.

Hear Pastor Samuel share his story of tremendous grace.

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Thursday, July 17

Specially trained

Sisters of Compassion are specially trained women missionaries with a deep burden for showing Christ’s love by physically serving the needy, underprivileged and poor.

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Friday, July 4

Pray for the teachers

With years of ministry experience and spiritual growth, the teachers are responsible for fully equipping students for ministry, instructing them in Bible study, prayer and practical wisdom.

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Thursday, July 3

The perfect solution

We believe that uplifting the lives of these women is one of the most significant things that can come about to transform families and communities for Christ.

That's why we need more women missionaries

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Sunday, June 8

A captive audience

Pastor Anek and his team of Bible college students had been praying long and hard for the opportunity to share Christ’s love at the jail in their area.

See how God used these students

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Sunday, May 18

Sending out laborers

Many Bible college students are first-generation believers who start with a limited understanding of God’s Word, but they are driven by a desire to see villages reached with the love of Christ.

Let's pray for them

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Tuesday, May 13

Want to watch a movie?

Gospel for Asia has provided more than 250 film sets to missionary teams over the years. Each year, tens of thousands are touched by the love of Christ after viewing the film.

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Monday, April 28

Pray for their families

Many missionaries have families to care for on top of ministry needs, and their spouses and children aren’t immune to the risks involved in ministry work. They encounter sickness, persecution and discouragement as well.

Learn how you can pray for Gospel for Asia missionaries

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Sunday, April 6

Make a joyful noise

"I developed an interest in music and tried to learn Gospel songs. Furthermore, I learned to play musical instruments, and I used my ability to glorify the Lord." - Missionary Ijak

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Friday, March 21

Going Where No One Has Gone

Reaching the most unreached in our generation is the vision God has given to Gospel for Asia. For this to become a reality, we realized years ago that more pioneer missionaries would need to be trained to bring God's love to all the unreached people groups of South Asia.

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Wednesday, February 26

What's for dinner?

One day a neighbor brought him some homemade chutney to accompany his dinner, which he gratefully received. Then he discovered, to his inward horror, that the main ingredient was raw caseworm, freshly plucked off the rice stalks in the paddies and chopped into a chunky sort of paste. "The Holy Spirit told me to eat it," he recalls. "I ate with my eyes closed."

What would you do in this situation?

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Wednesday, February 12

Staying warm while sharing good news

When it's cold outside, it's nice to stay by a warm fire and spend time with the people with you. This is the perfect time to share about Christ for our missionaries in the cold of Asia.

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Sunday, February 2

Offering Hope

What would you sacrifice to share the love of Christ with someone you've never met before?

Listen to the testimonies of a few of the Gospel for Asia supported women missionaries

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Wednesday, January 15

Reliable transportation on two wheels

Many GFA-supported missionaries spend arduous hours walking from one village to another.

With a bicycle a national missionary can visit three times as many villages in a day.

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Friday, January 10

Power of prayer

Prayer is the most powerful tool we, as believers, have. Let's partner with our brothers and sisters in Asia in prayer.

Stream in tonight at 7:30pm, CST and pray with us

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Wednesday, January 8

Time is short

Over 80,000 people die every day in Asian countries without knowing about the love of Jesus Christ.

Together, we can reach them

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Thursday, January 2

They desire to love others

This missionary and his wife spend everyday praying for and loving the people around them in Jesus' name.

Send a missionary who will share Christ's love

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Monday, December 23

Looking for hope

The women of Asia are some of the most degraded, abused, and oppressed in the world; women who are desperate for hope and freedom.

Sponsor a woman missionary and help share the love of Christ with woman in Asia this Christmas.

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Thursday, December 12

Gathering to learn from God's Word

This congregation gathers with joy in a temporary structure to gain instruction from God's Word every Sunday.

Provide a permanent church building for a congregation in Asia, and enable them to gather even in rain and bad weather.

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Wednesday, December 11

Continually a faithful witness

Passing out tracts, Engaging in personal evangelism, and visiting house to house, national missionaries are committed to reaching their own people with the Gospel.

Sponsor a national missionary today.

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Friday, December 6

Reaching thousands

A heavy duty vehicle can help five missionaries and their equipment travel to remote villages with the Gospel.

During this holiday season, bless a team of missionaries by donating a vehicle for their use.

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Thursday, December 5

Sharing Christ with the lost

Giving a simple tract may be all that it takes to win a soul to Christ!

For just one dollar, give 200 Gospel tracts.

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Wednesday, November 27

Are your ambitions and goals worth a billion souls?

Both husband and wife have given the rest of their lives to reach the lost in Asia. Follow in their example: even if you can't take the Good News to Asia yourself, you can still make a difference for eternity.

Learn more by watching this video about Gospel for Asia's home team staff.

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Sunday, November 24

Carrying the Gospel farther

Removing the daunting task of walking to far-off villages, a bicycle can help a missionary reach remote people with the Gospel.

Help a missionary tell more people about Christ than ever before!

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Saturday, November 23

Making eternal impact

Gospel tracts are easy to distribute, can be given to anyone, and have been instrumental in bringing thousands of people to Jesus!

Make eternal impact in an inexpensive way by giving Gospel tracts.

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Tuesday, November 19

Traveling doesn't have to be a burden

For a national missionary on foot, traveling to remote villages for outreach is almost impossible. But with a bicycle, traveling is no longer a burden, and more people can hear the Gospel!

Bless a missionary with a bicycle this Christmas.

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Wednesday, November 13

An example of faithfulness

Every morning, this pastor and his family study God's word and pray for the mission field together.

Find out about ways you can follow in their example of faithful prayer.

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Saturday, November 9

A hopeless life

This man could be one of the 80,000 people who will die today without ever having heard about Jesus.

You can give hope to people like this man— send a national missionary today.

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Thursday, October 31

Ready for the field.

Ninety-eight percent of these graduates minister in places where the Good News has never been shared before. Frequently, Bible college graduates will establish a fellowship within their first year in the field.

Send a student through Bible College so they are prepared to be sent to places where the people are hungry to hear about Jesus.

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Friday, October 25

New house, new hope

After losing everything they have, these people can smile again because they now have Jesus and a new house.

Read more stories about the reconstruction and rehabilitation project, and the hope these brothers and sisters are receiving.

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Tuesday, October 22

Finally Set Free

Pastor Samuel was in prison for his faith in Christ. Now, after years of prayer and perseverance, he has been set free!

Watch a video of Pastor Samuel's story.

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Monday, October 21

Be part of the transformation.

In the west we sometimes spend "our" money on things we don’t need. Invest your money in something that can impact eternity; for $1 you can provide 200 Gospel tracts, allowing more people in Asia the chance to know Jesus.

Read the story of how one tract can change a life.

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Thursday, October 17

GFA’s Bible College students live a servant lifestyle

“Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mark 10:43-45

Support Bible College students who are committed to serve.

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Sunday, October 13

The missionary behind the microphone

Where there is not a physical missionary, radio is one of the quickest and most cost-effective ways to reach people with the love of Christ!

Find out the different ways you can pray for these missionaries behind the microphone

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Friday, October 11

This is no ordinary leaflet

Gospel tracts are one of the most effective ways to share the love of Christ. Missionaries can carry hundreds in their bags to pass out to everyone they meet.

For $1 you can provide 200 tracts!

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Thursday, October 10

Believers Need Your Help

Sometimes the choice to follow Christ results in isolation from the community; other times it means intense persecution.

November 3 is International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.

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Wednesday, October 9

She's valuable before God.

Did you know that over 50,000 female children are aborted every month in South Asia? Females are the last to eat and the most likely to be illiterate. They're the first to work as child laborers, and sometimes even sold to become one of the 1.2 million child prostitutes.

Watch the video about how Women Missionaries are reaching Asian women for Christ.

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Monday, October 7

Less time, more people.

A tool like a bicycle multiplies ministry – missionaries are able to share the love of Christ with more people than ever before.

See the impact of a bicycle in spreading the love of Christ.

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Saturday, October 5

Growing in Him

Every Sunday morning, they leave everything to gather together to worship and grow in Jesus. They are hungry to know Him.

See how you can provide shelter, security, permanence and credibility to a congregation.

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Tuesday, October 1

Now is the time

“I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest.” John 4:35

Read stories about how the fields are ripe for harvest in Asia.

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Monday, September 30

Winter is coming!

With no heating, blankets or warm place, firewood is used to keep warm during cold winters.

See more pictures about the winter season in Nepal.

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Sunday, September 29

Little tools that help Missionaries!

Sometimes we forget about the little things that help spread the Good News through Asia. Such as technology, like radios, computers, dvd players, etc.

Read the story of how God used these tools to change not just a family, but also an entire village!

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Friday, September 27

The unreached need to be reached!

2.7 billion people on earth today have never heard the name of Jesus Christ, they need the true hope and peace only found in Christ.

Find out your place in the Great Commission!

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Thursday, September 26

Having fellowship as the body of Christ!

“Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.” Acts 2:46-47

Will you please pray for our sisters in Women's Fellowship, that the Lord will continue to help them grow in Him?

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Wednesday, September 25

Gospel on the wheels

Travelling from village to village, even in the worst conditions, with the purpose of bringing the Good News of salvation.

They are reaching the villages with The Good News at any cost. You can reach the lost with them!

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Tuesday, September 24

Be ready at all times.

Literature is one of the most effective ways to share about Jesus. Sometimes through Gospel literature, people see Scripture for the first time.

Your gift of $1 will provide 200 Gospel tracts for a GFA-supported missionary to share.

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Sunday, September 22

Invisible Missionary!

The invisible missionary travels through airwaves to places where it is difficult to travel, giving people the opportunity to know Jesus.

See how can God use Invisible Missionaries to change villages!

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Saturday, September 21

Trained to be effective

Bible college students look for guidance every day through the Word of God and constant times of prayer to be effective in reaching more women for Christ.

See how women who need to know about the love of Christ are being reached.

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Thursday, September 19

Waiting to hear for the very first time!

“How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?” – Romans 10:14

Support a National Missionary today!

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Monday, September 16

Using different skills for His Glory!

Dramas, films, praying for sick people, etc. These are just a few things that Gospel for Asia mobile teams do as they travel from village to village sharing God's love.

Read more about the life of the mobile team and how you can be part of change lives in Asia!

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Monday, August 26

Able to share more than before

Hours that this missionary once spent walking can now be used to share the Gospel in new villages, thanks to a bicycle!

Learn more about how you can help a missionary farther his ministry with a bicycle.

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Wednesday, August 14

Willing to die for Christ

This national missionary is committed to reaching the lost, even if it means laying down his life for Christ's sake.

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Wednesday, July 24

For the hearts of men

This missionary rides his bicycle to tea estates and distant villages with one purpose: to share God's love and win hearts for Christ!

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Monday, January 7

Bringing the Gospel farther

With the help of a bicycle, a missionary can reach three times as many villages than he could on foot.

Learn more about the usefulness of bicycles for missionaries.

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Friday, December 14

Faster on two wheels

With a bicycle, this missionary can therefore go and make disciples of more nations than she could on foot!

Learn more about why a bicycle makes a great Christmas gift for a missionary.

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Wednesday, January 11

When a missionary has a bicycle

He can take the Gospel further than ever before, and share Jesus' love with those who have never heard.

Read this story about a missionary whose ministry grew dramatically because of a bicycle.

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Friday, January 6

Growing his work

A bicycle is a wonderful tool that can help missionaries share the Gospel with more people.

Learn how your kids can be involved in the Pedal Project.

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Wednesday, November 30

A smile comes to his face

Because of the bicycle that can take him farther to share the Gospel with the people God loves.

See how your gift of a bicycle can change eternity.

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Wednesday, June 22

Finding strength in God

This missionary and his wife find strength in God through prayer.

Learn how you can pray for missionaries like these.

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Thursday, June 16

Furthering the ministry

A bicycle helps further the outreach of a missionary - so he can tell more people about Jesus!

Learn more about how bicycles share salvation.

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Thursday, April 28

Able to go farther

Bicycles enable missionaries to go faster and farther in sharing the Gospel.

Learn how your kids can get involved in reaching the lost - while riding their bikes!

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Friday, February 4

Reaching the most unreached in Nepal

Our missionaries go to the ends of the earth to reach the most unreached, in this case, Nepal.

See more photos from our Nepal field correspondent.

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Thursday, February 3

Their life can be hard

Women missionaries are courageous and face adversity.

Find out more about bible women, read some of their stories.

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Wednesday, February 2

Sharing the Good News

Husband and wife sharing Christ among the unreached.

Partner with us to reach the unreached.

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