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Stories of Transformation through Christ!

More than one million villages still have not heard the Gospel. You can help us reach as many as possible. People, just like these, are waiting to be transformed by Christ.

Every village that is reached results in amazing stories of transformation through the power of Jesus Christ. These are real stories of real people.  

 

A long-forgotten village in Bulgaria was once a predominantly Christian area. Having experienced a revival period in the 1990s, the village was believed to be a healthy Christian community. Yet, when church planters visited, they were shocked to find a town of people following Islam.

In fact, the entire village considered themselves to be Muslim – except for one family. Matthew’s father had accepted Christ, and Matthew grew up in a home that hosted Bible studies and revolved around church activities. But with the passing of his father and the immigration of many of the town’s inhabitants...

As a single mom living in Ukraine, Samantha* faced a struggle that parents across the globe fear. Her daughter was terminally ill. For two years, she cared for the toddler, watching in helpless agony as her daughter suffered extreme pain daily.

It took its toll, and Samantha became consumed by depression, anger, and the lonely feeling that no one could help her. Hope was something that she could not muster. It seemed unfair that such a small child should have to deal with so much. Samantha also felt cheated as she contemplated the reality that she might lose her daughter forever.

One day...

Ilija accepted Christ through a home church group in Serbia started by Veran, but his faith has been tested. Ilija is 60 years old and has battled health issues, including diabetes, for the past 12 years.

He took pills and injections, but last year Ilija’s condition got considerably worse. His blood sugar rose really high, he lost weight and suffered systemic fatigue. Ilija didn’t know what to do, and he began losing hope that things could get better.

Veran often spoke with Ilija about God’s sacrifice and the character and capacity of Christ to heal our diseases and cleanse us from our...

“And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, who shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.” Jeremiah 3:15

Anastasia was raised in a Bulgarian home with traditional beliefs. When she heard about the new Evangelical church fellowship group that had started in her village, she viewed it as a destructive cult.

During afternoon coffee with a friend, she expressed her indignation over the presence of the new church group. Much to Anastasia’s dismay, her friend shared that she had attended two of the church services and had sincerely enjoyed them.

Not long after the coffee outing...