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A Well-Meaning Neighbor

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The well was deep, and it was dangerous, but it was also the only permanent source of water within a two-mile walk for the people of Sandor’s village. Severe drought had made water scarce. Many villagers, in desperation, spent hard-earned money on water from an itinerant water tanker...

She Gave It All She Got

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"If you're going to serve the Lord," Betty said, "there's only one way to do it: with all you've got." Betty Fields was a force to be reckoned with, unrivaled in her childlike faith in Jesus, her stewardship over God’s creation and her strong work ethic. She lived...

In the Trail of Two Wheels

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Gospel for Asia (GFA) pastor Matai gingerly dismounted his bicycle and stretched his weary muscles as the sun lowered over the horizon. He had traveled many miles since its rising—without any food. Perhaps his stomach grumbled as he caught scent of dinner wafting from his home. He might...

Serving Humanity in the Face of a Pandemic

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Pastor Rivas had just heard the news that his entire nation was entering a lockdown because of COVID-19, the virus making its way around the world. No one could leave their homes except for very specific reasons and with special permission from local authorities. No one could visit...

A Crash Course Altered

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Drunk again, Bastien spouted hate; his wife cringed at his raised hand. With agriculture being Bastien’s livelihood, another drought meant he couldn’t work. How long had it been this time? How would they survive? There wasn’t enough money for the family, but he needed another drink. Some cards...

A Safe Place to Go

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Anxiety nagged at Pamalla’s mind. As usual, she had woken up, taken her daughter Aalia to the field to use the bathroom, fixed breakfast for her four children and left for work. But each day, as she labored in the fields, she couldn’t stop wondering if her 14-year-old...

Overcoming Poverty: A Dream to Feed Her Children

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Leena made her way to a nearby tailoring center, hopeful she would find an avenue to fulfill a dream and help provide for her family of four. Who knows what Leena was thinking as she walked? Maybe she was nervous. Perhaps she fortified her resolve to ask if...

How A Mosquito Net Was A Dream Come True

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Saphyra swatted again and felt the satisfying splat of a mosquito’s demise. She turned over only to discover another mosquito buzzing over her head. Saphyra sighed. It would be another restless night. How many would this be in a row? She had lost count. Closing her eyes, Saphyra...

A Family’s Fight Against Contaminated Water

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The water bucket was empty—again. A child was sick—again. Another child was struggling in his studies—again. All were results of a common culprit. A Struggle to Survive Ragnar’s family of six struggled to attain the essential necessity of water. The closest water source was a well located over...

Man Stripped of Dignity Finds Value Again

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"You can’t walk on this path, they said. You’ll contaminate it for everyone else, they scowled. You’re not welcome here." The words stung Bakari’s heart as he turned his face in shame. His neighbors and family no longer saw him as a man; all they saw were the...

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