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Pray for the Persecuted 2020: Kashmir

Thank you for joining us in prayer for the persecuted church in South Asia each weekend of November, in a continuation of International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (November 1st)! We pray the stories and wisdom shared by our country leaders have been an encouragement and challenge in your own walk with God.  […]

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Pastor Training

Perhaps the single greatest need in the church worldwide is for trained leaders to shepherd the growing number of people coming to vital Christian faith. This need is especially acute in countries where many pastors cannot afford formal education. In India, several thousands local pastors and missionaries have been trained through regional conferences or seminaries.  […]

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Women’s History Month – Equality in Jesus

“In Nepal, from the early days, women are the ones who are expected to care for the family and do all the hardest work. It has been true for generations. Women do not have opportunity for education or learning job skills or being involved in social things. If they want to do something, including getting […]

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People, not Populations

As I pore through six month reports from our South Asian missionaries, A.W. Tozer’s wisdom comes to mind:  “God does not love populations, He loves people. He loves not masses, but men.”  Reading through stories of persecution, miracles, prayers and answers to prayer, six-month goals, and current ministry emphases is a reminder of how unique […]

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Building a Better World

Dear Friends,  Ordinarily, our newsletters focus on the work of our South Asian missionary partners.  Harvest Bridge exists to be a bridge between the harvest in South Asia and the church in the West, so we advocate for our South Asian brothers and sisters, sharing how the Lord is working through them. In most cases, […]

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Resurrection Life

It was only 10AM, but the temperature was already nearing 100 degrees. Pastor Ritesh* led the way up the hill, first on a rough gravel road and then a narrow footpath.  As we ascended, I couldn’t resist turning around frequently to catch glimpses of the beautiful sun-dried landscape in this remote district of western India. […]

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In the Ordinary and the Incredible

Every six months, we receive reports from our national missionaries in the eight countries where we work. They range from stories of persecution and miracles, to prayer requests and future goals.  From ordinary to heartbreaking to awe-inspiring, these stories are a reminder of how God is working in South Asia.  Below, are several examples for […]

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International Women’s Day ~ Thank You Sisters

International Women’s Day is, according to the UN, “a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.” Thankfully, Harvest Bridge gets to celebrate women like this all year […]

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The Heart Behind The Harvest

Church planting, poverty alleviation, pastor training, disaster relief, education.  Whether you’ve been supporting Harvest Bridge for years or have just begun learning about us, you probably know we are involved in all these things. At first glance, it can appear that doing so much in so many places might hinder our focus. However, we have only […]

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Five Reasons

Whenever we have the opportunity, Harvest Bridge seeks to partner with other established organizations on a range of projects.  For example, we work with The Voice of the Martyrs to meet the needs of our many persecuted pastors and missionaries. We’ve partnered with UMCOR, World Relief and Samaritan’s Purse on disaster relief and community development […]