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Honoring the Life of Pastor Naomi

On March 4th, one of the missionaries who we have supported for seven years in the Andaman Islands entered into God’s presence. Our leader on the islands, Pastor Ram*, shares about her legacy (for others’ security, we have removed most of the specific ministry and location names, as well as keeping all names anonymous): “Obituary: […]

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A Year of Purpose

Friends,  Merry Christmas! The preparatory season of Advent, with its emphasis on waiting and hopeful expectation, seems pointedly relevant this year.  We, including our brothers and sisters in Asia, are wearily waiting for the Covid-19 pandemic to subside. We wait for vaccines to be distributed, ushering in some new form of normalcy in 2021. Our […]

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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 & Missionary Sponsorship

Using our extensive network, Harvest Bridge identifies local missionaries who are doing ministry throughout South Asia. Whether they minister in a city of 20 million or a village of 100, the men and women we work with recognize the need for every person to hear the Gospel. Many work among unreached people groups (UPGs). They know what it […]

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Christmas for All

December’s newsletter is written by one of our Myanmar (Burma) directors, Pastor Thang*, whose name is changed for security. Pastor Thang teaches at a seminary, runs a children’s home, operates a Christian book publishing ministry, and oversees a team of 30 missionaries. Christmas greetings and thanks from Myanmar! As we are going to celebrate the […]

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Five Years of Tears, Joy, and Lessons

I’ve grown up with the men and women Harvest Bridge comes alongside in South Asia. Much like the story of Harvest Bridge’s formation, my story of joining the mission is one that was supernaturally led by God.  The summer before enrolling at Grove City College, God gave me clear instruction and a vision to work with […]

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Turbulent Times, Unshakable Hope

Thank you for your prayers and support in 2018! It was a rollercoaster of a year – not only in parts of the world that tend to dominate Western news headlines, but also in the countries where Harvest Bridge operates.  Yet God is faithful; our South Asian partners accomplished much for the kingdom last year, […]

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Serving with Peace and Joy

My recent visit with our partner Pastor Samuel* from Myanmar (Burma) reminded me the secret of serving God fruitfully, with peace and joy.  Before sharing the key, let me tell you a little about Pastor Samuel.  With few resources, Samuel and his wife Martha* care for their two biological children and 18 other children in […]

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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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The Heart of Missions

Serve the LORD with gladness! ~ Psalm 100:2 My visit to Myanmar (Burma) last month started off on the wrong foot. From a human perspective, we were focused and productive, but I lost sight of the heart of what we do. Thankfully, on my visit to a children’s home Harvest Bridge supports, God used the […]