Nepal—I am Kedar Kumari Giri, a 68-year-old man. I come from the village of Sangachok in central Nepal. When I was 20 years old, an evil spirit possessed me. Despite visiting numerous sages and shamans, I couldn’t get rid of it. I spent much money on treatments and sacrifices, but nothing made a … [Read more...] about Jesus frees a man harassed by evil spirit
2023: Gospel Outreach year in review As we move forward with a new year and its opportunities and challenges, we’d like to briefly report on the year gone by. Following is a year-in-review interview with Brent Scully, president of Gospel Outreach. Q: Looking back on 2023 and the ministry of … [Read more...] about Powered by prayer
Picture a small church in 1970s Wisconsin. As the pianist finishes the intro to “Will There Be Any Stars in My Crown?” the 40 or 50 people gathered begin to sing. You distinctly hear individual voices in the small building. There’s Edna and Hazel on your left. Dorothy sings from just in front of … [Read more...] about Will there be any stars?
Before the end of the 2022-23 school year, Pastor Joseph pledged to help find sponsors for a new baptistry. The last time he’d baptized students, he’d had to use a makeshift pool. Moving forward, he wanted to provide a proper place for baptisms. Not long after the 2023-24 school year began, … [Read more...] about God delays the building of baptistry
I’m Nikolai Petkevich, a Gospel Outreach health worker in Kazakhstan. We encounter a variety of people at our sanatorium. One woman with diabetes had blood sugar levels several times higher than normal. She had to take insulin but hoped our 10-day treatment would help. After spending time … [Read more...] about Using simple principles to restore health
My name is Abdul Khan. I was born into a Muslim family. Growing up, I thought religion was a waste of time. I had no respect for believers. I thought their beliefs were myths created to suit agendas and manipulate weak people. But this was about to change. Lost relationship One day, I lost my … [Read more...] about Turning points
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). On April 11, 1966, two helicopters lifted off to extract Army casualties pinned down in a battle near Saigon. Aboard “Pedro 73,” one of the Huskie choppers, rescue specialist William Pitsenbarger, 21, … [Read more...] about The rescue
Life wasn’t kind to 73-year-old Damber Rai after he retired. Actually, it would be more accurate to say Damber wasn’t kind to himself, but we’re getting ahead of the story. Damber lives in the village of Naretar in Nepal. He’s the father of seven children, all married. He lives with one of his … [Read more...] about Peril in the lonely night