Testimonies

 

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.  

 

After almost 50 years under an oppressive dictatorship known for persecution, censorship and human rights violations, there is finally an opening for religious freedom in Myanmar. Today, there is great opportunity for the Gospel in this Southeast Asian country where nearly 90 percent of the 57 million people are Buddhist.

Like his country, Myine Yazar too has been liberated from the chains of oppression and finally found freedom and hope. For him, the key was letting go of control and trusting God to be in charge of his life.

As a successful building contractor, Myine Yazar was used to...

Jesus Christ’s command to “go and make disciples of all nations” is one that is familiar to His followers. The Great Commission is a driving force for our church planters across the globe.

But David had not been trained as a church planter or Bible study leader. In fact, this young man from Bulgaria was just in the process of discipleship himself, going through Bible studies at his church. However, David did not let that stop him from obeying the Great Commission’s call.

David’s discipleship studies at the church were interrupted when he received a temporary job opportunity in Spain. He...

“Small things can make a difference,” says Mark, one of our church planters in Serbia. In fact, it is often when seemingly small needs are met that God opens the door for lives to be renewed through Him.

As the winter season set in, Mark’s small church in a poor area decided to host an event for the local children. Donated winter clothing was gifted to many kids in the hope that they would be provided for during the frigid weather.

The event was a chance for the church to socialize with the community and draw families into a building they might otherwise avoid. Mark was able to connect with...

“Before I came to Christ, my life was okay on the surface. It seemed like I needed nothing. But deep down I knew my life was not what I wanted it to be,” Pastor Lak Soeuy in Cambodia remarks.

He came from a family that practiced Buddhism. “I tried to follow Buddha’s teaching and do good,” he says. “But what I tried to do in Buddhism still did not change my life.” Things got even worse when he began practicing witchcraft and sorcery.

Pastor Lak lost grandparents during Pol Pot’s reign of terror, executions and starvation. His family was able to escape to a United Nations refugee camp in...