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.  


Dani* was a Buddhist nun in Myanmar. She was collecting offerings in her community when someone put a Christian tract in her offering bowl. Even though she had an eye problem, Dani read the tract and learned that Jesus died for her.

She knew that a Burmese pastor, one of our ministry partners, had come to town, so Dani invited him to visit to explain about Jesus. Dani lived near the church, and every night she could hear the Christians singing about being forgiven in Jesus. They also prayed for her eye, and she was healed! As a result, she placed her faith in Jesus and became His...

Being born into a Christian family isn’t a faith guarantee. Ganka and her brother, Ivan, of Bulgaria, want to tell you what happened to them.

Ganka and Ivan knew about God from the day they were born. In fact, their grandmother was the first follower of Jesus in their village. As they grew up, they grew away from the Lord. Life difficulties and the cares of this world interfered with their faith until they totally ignored what they had learned as children.

As Ivan’s life was spiraling downward, he remembered his childhood friend, Petko. They renewed their friendship, and Petko helped Ivan...

Do you remember when you met Jesus? You may have been a child, wondering who this Bible character really was. You may have been dealing with a life experience that had no other answer except Jesus. You may have been ready to stop living and give up until Jesus touched you.

In the Spring 2023 edition of the Within Reach Praise Report, you will find testimonies from people who recently met Jesus. Their lives have changed forever, just as your life did:

• Rebecca from Serbia, who was so excited about knowing Jesus that she introduced three of her friends to Him, too. • Sampan from Thailand, who...

When she was a child, Olga learned about God from her neighbors. They shared Bible study materials from Reach A Village with her family. “I remember the gatherings with my neighbors,” she says. “We read and studied the Bible together. During those studies, God’s Word became clear to me. But when I tried to do what was written, I couldn’t. I feared I would ask God for forgiveness, and then I would still sin again.”

Later, Olga’s father repented and became a Christian, and he told her even more about God. She liked hearing about the good God, but she didn’t like thinking about her sins. She...