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March 15, 2018 - In a coastal town on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, an impoverished young mother had a hard enough time raising four children without putting up with a drug addict for a husband.
March 8, 2018 - An alcoholic in northern Peru had heard about Jesus many times, and it didn’t seem to matter. His wife and kids were afraid to go near him, and it didn’t seem to matter.
March 1, 2018 - Lebanon was never a welcoming place for refugees after Syria’s civil war broke out in 2011, as an 11-year-old boy who lost his father to a bombing found out.
February 22, 2018 - A tumor in her jaw caused the impoverished woman in Ghana too much pain to do anything, and it had so disfigured her that other Muslims thought she had been cursed by Allah – so they shunned her.
February 15, 2018 - Suddenly the indigenous ministry leaders had to do what only medical personnel normally do – deliver the worst news a parent can hear.
February 8, 2018 - From helping a trigger-happy president to rid the country of drug addicts to aiding victims of an Islamist siege, indigenous missionaries in the Philippines are certain that God is sending them to troubled places for the advance of the gospel.
February 1, 2018 - As he lay dying on his bed, the farmer in West Africa wondered: If Jesus was more powerful than the evil spirits he had served before he was saved, then how was it that they could return to destroy him?
January 25, 2018 - Civil war in Syria has left the country in ruins, leaving many dejected Muslims ready to hear about Jesus.
January 18, 2018 - Everyone in his world knew of his humiliation, but that wasn't why an alcoholic in Bolivia was thinking about jumping off a cliff.
January 11, 2018 - A ministry director in Turkey helps bear Syrian refugees’ burdens in a way that only a native, near-culture missionary can.
January 5, 2018 - Celebrating Christmas in an area known as a training ground for Islamic terrorists nearly proved fatal for an indigenous missionary from northern Africa.
December 21, 2017 - Thanks to the Islamic State (ISIS), for the first time in the history of Qaraqosh, Iraq, an evangelical church this month will hold a Christmas service in the ancient city.
December 14, 2017 - When one of the most poisonous snakes in the Amazon bit the guide an indigenous missionary had hired for a research trip in Peru, team members pleaded for the Christian to administer anti-venom serum. He had none.
December 7, 2017 - A dying 54-year-old in a mountain village in western Mexico did everything the witchdoctors told him, but all medical doctors could tell him was to prepare to die.
November 30, 2017 - Ahmad hadn't planned to marry two women, and the chaotic life of a refugee was a factor in how he ended up wanting both.
November 23, 2017 - Giovanni refrained from telling those living on the street with him that he was from a well-off family. But the kinship he felt with an indigenous missionary led him to reveal that and more.
November 16, 2017 - Her husband imprisoned amid Syria’s civil war, Haya left everything behind when she and her children fled to Turkey four years ago and set up home in a dilapidated house with an outdoor toilet. Then last month neighbors set it on fire.
November 9, 2017 - Hurricane winds collapsing already crumbling homes compounded the crises that many Cubans live with daily. A regime allergic to outside aid did not help.
November 2, 2017 - The Muslim soldier who returned from Syria's civil war was not the same man he was before – and it was unclear if he ever would be.
October 26, 2017 - Between the threat of kidnapping and anxiety over families torn apart by war, it is not easy being a child in Syria.
October 19, 2017 - A 6-year-old Syrian refugee girl saw that her mother was desperate to feed her family. Then she saw a man in a white robe like "the prophet Jesus."
October 12, 2017 - A shaman's blood-letting attempt nearly killed a 10-year-old girl in Burma and left her with chronic pain in her neck. The healing process included getting kicked out of her home.