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COVID-19 Prayer Updates

Through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, read prayer requests and updates directly from our South Asian leaders. You can give to COVID-19 relief here.  2021 May 10th:  Pastor Suraj*, India Warm Greetings to you in Jesus’ glorious name! Thanks a lot for your prayers and concerns! By God’s grace we are keeping well and safe […]

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Loving Mother And Baby – Rina

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” ~ Psalm 139:13-14 For Women’s History Month, we are sharing wisdom from our sisters in Christ on a very common and natural part of their lives and […]

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Praying Over 2021

Next month we will publish our 2020 Annual Report, reflecting on all God has done with your partnership in this extraordinary past year. This month, we look forward to 2021 prayerfully. Below, we share a few prayer requests from pastors and missionaries. These reflect the nature of similar prayer requests throughout our network in South […]

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Pray for the Persecuted 2020: Bangladesh & Bhutan

This fourth weekend of November, we once again share the wisdom of some of our country leaders on persecution, building on the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church on November 1st. This week, Pastor Darpan* who leads our Bangladesh ministry and Pastor Jagan* who leads the ministry in Bhutan give their insight. Open […]

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2020 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

November 1st is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Many of the believers we come alongside in South Asia are heavily persecuted – they face imprisonments, beatings, deprivation of their rights, rejection by their families, and other forms of opposition. As we pray for the persecuted church, each Sunday of November (starting […]

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bangladesh, a country bordered by India on three sides and the Bay of Bengal on its southern coast, is a country rarely discussed on the world stage. However, with over 160 million people, it is the eighth-most populous country in the world, the most densely populated non-city state, and the fourth most populous Muslim country.  We come alongside […]

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June 2020 COVID-19 Update

As we look back on June, our directors in Bangladesh and northern India share a few stories of the hundreds of families and thousands of individuals they have provided with life-saving food packets during lockdowns.   In Bangladesh, our local coordinator Pastor Darpan* shares about a couple, Padma* and Bakul*: This couple has some land […]

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COVID-19: Your Giving Impact

When lockdowns began in March, our local missionaries began carrying out small-scale food distributions in their communities, even before receiving additional support. As your support has grown, so too have their food relief efforts. As this work continues, below are a few updates and thank-you notes for the impact you are making along with our missionaries, […]

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Good, Hard Work

Chara* has rescued hundreds of children from human trafficking in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, home to nearly 20 million people.  Chara has raised two strong, smart, Jesus-loving daughters. She and her husband have shared the Gospel with countless people, with many turning to Christ and being discipled. She and her family have experienced God’s […]

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Eden’s Children

We had entered another world – a small Bangladeshi village surrounded like an island by a sea of flooded rice paddies. Nine years ago, Santali tribal people migrated here, determined to build a better life. Although they earn less than a dollar a day working in the fields, they have built a good life. They […]