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Hope From Within

Last month, I was worshipping with pastors and missionaries in Sri Lanka in an area that had been devastated by the country’s 30-year civil war, a war in which conservative estimates report at least 150,000 people died, the majority being civilians. The bullets stopped in 2010, but the scars are deep. Our missionaries in Sri […]

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Going Where Others Won’t Go

Last month, as I ascended into the Himalayas with our Nepalese ministry leader, I was struck by both the beauty and brutality of our surroundings.  The Nepal-Tibet border region is a land of high peaks and steep slopes, raging rivers and unpredictable weather. Evidence of flooding, landslides, and damage caused by the 2015 earthquakes was […]

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By Any Means Necessary

“There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all.” ~ 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 I am unendingly impressed and humbled by the resilience and flexibility of our national missionaries. They are […]

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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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Kingdom Couples

Dear Friends, In light of Valentine’s Day, this newsletter is dedicated to the missionary couples Harvest Bridge has the privilege of partnering with.  These members of our Christian family serve Jesus together in difficult places; as couples, their ministries complement one another and facilitate deeper impact in their communities. Sunil* and Premila* are a perfect […]

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Doing Something with Nothing

“It is true that we may desire much more. But let us use what we have, and God will give us more.” ~ Adoniram Judson; 19th century missionary to Myanmar (Burma) In December I had the privilege of meeting and worshiping with dozens of pastors, missionaries, and their congregations in Myanmar (Burma).  As their sister in […]

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Celebrating the Good

Dear Friends, I recently met someone who had just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime vacation to Kathmandu. She spoke in glowing terms about the rich history of Nepal, the beauty of the Himalayas, and the congeniality of the people. Her guide told her that there is harmony between people of all religions – Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, and […]

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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 […]