Your Prayer Guide To Reach The World
Transform Lives with the Gospel in Bolivia
The wife and children of a young man fled to another house after one of his drunken, violent rages. He rejected the gospel when a local missionary visited his home, but when the worker returned a month later, the villager said he wanted to repent and receive Christ.
Support Local Missionaries in Iraq
Children are a high priority for local missionaries; 50 percent of the Bibles they distribute are children’s versions, and they hold Sunday school for kids in two refugee camps where an average of five young ones put their faith in Christ every month. Workers have also helped families displaced by military conflict rebuild and return to their homes and return to normal employment.
Send Aid to Disaster Victims in Ethiopia
Civil war has displaced millions and brought unimaginable suffering. At the same time, drought continues in some areas and seasonal flooding in others, driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, all amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Native missionaries had local knowledge and connections to provide the displaced with medical supplies, blankets and mattresses, as well as food such as rice, flour and oil.
Equip Evangelists to Make Disciples in China
A family that had turned to gods and idols for the healing of one of its members asked a local missionary to intercede, but first workers took several days to pray for the visit. They then went to the home, shared the gospel and taught about biblical healing, and the family repented and received Christ.
Help Plant Churches in India
Praise God for the formation of a new prayer cell in which eight youths were delivered from demon possession. Local missionaries who prayed for healing and deliverance from unclean spirits in small groups and homes throughout the country have seen the Lord work in mighty ways, with many people putting their faith in Christ as a result.
Bring Salvation to the Unreached in Indonesia
A tribal group has embraced Christianity but lacks basic biblical doctrine, and some are leaving the faith to marry Muslims. A native ministry has committed to discipling group members with sound teaching. A former Muslim who benefited from such discipleship and dramatically conformed his life to biblical truth has become a local missionary who is especially effective in discipling others.
Help Provide Crucial Aid in Spain
Shell-shocked refugees from Ukraine, the Middle East and Africa welcomed the spiritual counseling and prayer that local missionaries offered along with food, housing and other aid. Opportunities to share the gospel arose as trust deepened, and many at the ministry’s refugee center put their faith in Christ and helped to serve new arrivals.
Help Cover Local Workers’ Expenses in Sri Lanka
In a country suffering great instability, local missionaries provided hope in Christ and helped people cope in various ways. Students continued receiving support for their education, and workers also provided food to low-income people in the native ministry’s church.
Send Gospel to Youths and Others in Syria
Wildly popular activities for children and older youths take place during the spring school term, summer break and Christmas holidays, including Bible studies and talks that bring many to faith in Christ. “When we see people getting baptized and giving their lives to the Lord, this is part of the achievements and beautiful things you see happening,” the ministry leader said.
Help Form Strong Disciples in Peru
Praise God that 98 people recently put their faith in Christ and were baptized, many of them hearing the gospel only after local missionaries traveled over rough terrain on motorcycles amid cold weather.
Send Critical Aid to the Needy in Chad
In a country with a poverty rate of 42 percent, local missionaries recently selected the most vulnerable children from 24 families and provided maize, rice and funds for school fees.
Help Train Gospel Workers in China
Students at a local ministry’s Bible school obtained valuable experience when they were given the opportunity to preach at church services.
Help Persecuted Christians in Southeast Asia
Many people in the region who trust in Christ for eternal life lose their families, homes and jobs as a result of their faith, and some fall prey to human trafficking rings.
Help Equip Evangelists in Bangladesh
Workers with a native ministry have been bringing the gospel to people in 18 districts; in the first two months of the year, they proclaimed Christ’s salvation in 26 areas, and in one they saw five people saved and take baptism.
Provide Workers’ Monthly Upkeep in Nigeria
Praise God that 48 pastors and other church leaders were trained and are willing to serve in areas of Islamic extremist violence and kidnappings. Workers in various regions shared the gospel and provided water wells, schools and medical services. “Your support through medical provision has helped us so much that doors have been opened to people in several ways and the gospel accepted,” the ministry leader said.
Help Train Ministry Workers in the Middle East
A young Muslim in North Africa whose family raised him to become a mosque leader had memorized extensive koranic texts, but reading the Bible online led him to Christ. His desire to serve those in his country led him to study theology at a Middle Eastern seminary that offers courses on site or online.
Bring Christ’s Love to Refugees in Greece
An Iraqi refugee who arrived at a local ministry’s center with her 10-year-old daughter learned the gospel from one of the leaders and put her faith in Christ and, as she was illiterate, the director gave her an audio Bible. Her Muslim husband did not object to her new faith, and in discipleship she has eagerly grown closer to the Lord.
Spread the Message of Salvation in Nepal
The pandemic has halted open-air evangelistic events but not the gospel, which workers have continued to share with friends, relatives and neighbors and through social media. “By God’s grace, your prayers and support, God has brought 121 people into repentance and obedience to the gospel, and 95 have been baptized,” the ministry leader said.
Help Plant Churches in Burundi
Local missionaries praise God for three people putting their faith in Christ. Workers welcomed them to the fellowship and prayed for their relatives, and one of the new Christians later brought his family to a worship service. A relative of the ministry director also recently received eternal life in Christ.
Support Imperiled Missionaries in Burma
Military conflict drove a local missionary and his family to an area where they took shelter beneath a stilt house, and his ministry sent bags of rice and tarps for shelter to him and others in the region. In spite of horrific conditions, workers are distributing aid and sharing the gospel with people who see no hope.
Help Send Good News in India
As the pandemic came under control, workers sharing the gospel the first two months of the year saw 47 people put their faith in Christ and get baptized.
Share Word of Eternal Life in Pakistan
Evangelists trekked to remote areas to hand out Bibles and share the message of Christ’s salvation with impoverished villagers, and months later they were leading studies of Scripture among those hungry to know more. “Now they are very happy to have the Word of God,” the leader of a native ministry said.
Support Evangelistic Outreaches in Kyrgyzstan
A local missionary recently gathered a group of young people and answered their questions about Christianity, an opportunity to thoroughly explain the gospel. The native ministry’s church recently invited children and older youths for various games and activities, where they also studied Scripture, many of them for the first time.
Help Cover Missionary Expenses in Turkey
Refugees from Afghanistan, Ukraine, Syria and other troubled countries have arrived in desperate need, and local missionaries praise God that your support has enabled them to provide aid. Refugees coming to Christ have formed fellowships, and at the same time workers are reaching native Turks.
Help Power Gospel Outreach in Mexico
Local missionaries teaching 30 youths to trust in the Lord for all things are seeing great progress, including one boy whose transformation moved his grandmother to start attending church services.
Plant and Grow Gospel Seeds in Tanzania
Leaders of a village and their relatives put their faith in Christ when they witnessed people healed of their illnesses after local missionaries prayed for them and led them to the Lord. Among those saved were two women who left their habits of drunkenness and witchcraft. Another woman who had tried to start a family with her husband for five years also received Christ, and she became pregnant after workers prayed for her.
Help Cover Worker Costs in South Asia
Tribal people suffering from COVID-19 received oxygen tanks from local missionaries, who also provided sanitizing and protective equipment, medicines and other aid. Workers with the same ministry are involved in extensive evangelistic outreaches, with one team making their way across tough terrain to a village where four people put their faith in Christ.
Contribute to Worker Livelihood in China
Students and staff workers at eight schools put their faith in Christ after local missionaries developed relationships with them by providing life education programs.
Train and Equip Evangelists in Kenya
In villages so remote they are virtually hidden, local missionaries recently baptized 650 people who put their faith in Christ and planted two churches among them.
Provide Aid to Refugees in Europe
A young woman who had been abused in her home country arrived at a ministry based in Europe and became involved in its women’s group, and there she had the opportunity to share about her trauma and receive healing.
Help Find, Vet and Evaluate Workers
Native Christian ministry workers are on the front lines of missionary work. As those who can best relate to and share the gospel with people in their own land, they are most effective at fulfilling Christ’s command to make disciples of all nations, tongues and tribes. The Lord has blessed Christians in developed countries to be their supply line.