Last fall, John,* a Gospel Outreach Bible worker, traveled to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, for a three-week training program. Not wanting to leave his wife and children home alone, he brought them along. The plan was that they would stay with John’s mother, who was renting a house in … [Read more...] about Longings of the heart
Someday, a church!
Gospel Outreach Bible worker Belete and his medical missionary wife, Chaltu, recently traveled to Kubsa Kabele to share the gospel. While there, Chaltu spent time visiting sick people and providing medical help. One day, Chaltu met Gutema, a local farmer with six children. His oldest son was very … [Read more...] about Someday, a church!
My name is Prem Prekash Hari. I am from Madras. My wife and I have two children. Some time ago, I visited a relative in the Raigarh area near Chhattisgarh. I decided I wanted to establish my future business there, so I moved my family to Raigarh. Nothing went as planned. Our children got sick, … [Read more...] about Keep praying!
India training event
In February, two months ago, Gospel Outreach conducted the largest training event in the history of the Southern Asia Division. The event took place in Hyderabad, India, where hundreds of conference leaders, union and division officers, and ministerial directors took part in a comprehensive multiday … [Read more...] about India training event
Sad woman wishes to die but finds hope in Jesus
India Sadness filled Rosemary’s life. Her husband and son were drunk all the time and treated her poorly. She wished to die, but she continued to work hard to meet her family’s needs. Rosemary had some belief in God and poured out her sorrow to Him. For many years, she prayed, asking the Lord … [Read more...] about Sad woman wishes to die but finds hope in Jesus
Gallstones open the door to Bible study
Last November I visited my sister in the village of Mayapuri. While I was there, I met a woman named Saraswati Devi. She was outside gathering firewood. I introduced myself as a health worker and started helping her with the firewood. We talked about our families and our jobs. When I mentioned my … [Read more...] about Gallstones open the door to Bible study
Dead son’s ‘spirit’ comes home to visit
India While visiting the village of Sahebpota one day, I noticed a man sitting outside his house. He looked very upset. The man, Jogesh, told me his son had recently passed away. Every night, an evil spirit in the form of the dead boy would enter the home and make it impossible for anyone to … [Read more...] about Dead son’s ‘spirit’ comes home to visit
Faithful family despite adversary
India When Mrudhula was only 1 year old, she had surgery to correct her squint eye. Unfortunately, the procedure didn’t work, so she underwent the same surgery at 6 years old. This time, the operation was successful. When Mrudhula was 9 years old, her brother suffered a head fracture. Later, … [Read more...] about Faithful family despite adversary