Asia

Moving girls from cruelty to compassion

Moving girls from cruelty to compassion

July 15, 2014 at 2:15 pm 2 comments

Butterfly Project helps sexual abuse victims thrive again MANILA, Philippines – Michele Clinton knew something was wrong with Mary Jane as soon as she walked into the girl’s room. Inside, a female caregiver and a male security guard at Mary Jane’s group home struggled to hold the 15-year-old girl asRead More

Church multiplies in Nepal

Church multiplies in Nepal

June 21, 2013 at 3:15 pm 0 comments

KATHMANDU, Nepal – The 85 Nepali Christians sitting on the church floor have more than good notes to show for today’s church-planting training. They already have dozens of new churches sprouting as a result of it. Today’s training is actually a follow-up to a course held in Kathmandu last September.Read More

Centering hope on the gospel

Centering hope on the gospel

January 3, 2012 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Just watching the parade of blaring trucks, stray cows, scampering children and swirling dust in this western Indian slum can leave a visitor overwhelmed. Try living here. About 6 million people live in this city, almost half of them in slums like this one, according to Eric, director of a local ReachGlobalRead More

Mission: Emancipation

Mission: Emancipation

August 2, 2011 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

How much is a human life worth? How about five lives? Or 500,000? Those questions drive the Mukti Training Program, a ministry in eastern India that fights the multi-armed problem of sex trafficking with an elegant tool: economic freedom. Sewing and reaping The founders of Mukti, a ministry within ReachGlobal’sRead More

In this sacred city, where pilgrims flock to bathe underneath idols and temples that overlook the Ganges River, believers are sharing their faith and planting churches despite every-present threats to their security.

Jesus in the Hindu Heartland

November 3, 2010 at 12:19 am 0 comments

In a cinder block sanctuary that could pass for a sauna, about 130 people cram together to sing, pray and learn. They resemble 1,000 other churches meeting in 1,000 other Indian communities this muggy morning. But these people are singing and praying to Jesus Christ — in a city that’sRead More