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Finding Water Amidst the Rocks

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GFA World pastor Oisin and the volunteers kept digging. Other members of the village, however, had their doubts about the project the pastor and the believers had undertaken. It wasn’t possible, they said. But Pastor Oisin and his team kept digging. They shoveled and excavated, going deeper and...

Mountain Trails No Deterrent for GFA Medical Camp

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Remote. Rugged. These two words perfectly described the village Gospel for Asia (GFA) pastor Birkley visited. Two years prior, there had been no roads leading into the village. Nestled among a mountain range, the only way to reach the village had been by foot, traveling along paths that...

Timely Help in a Desperate Hour

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Since he was a boy, Daito had traveled to other states to find work. That seemed the only realistic option to earn a decent income and provide for his family. But in 2020, after years of traveling, he suddenly got stuck in his village, a place where it...

Miraculous Stories Inspire Young Woman’s Faith

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Porsha peered into the mirror once more. An attractive woman of 20, the reflection might have filled her with confidence. Instead, shame surged through her being. A goiter marred her neck, and a tumor marred her right hand. Perhaps Porsha fingered the lumps, tracing their ugly outlines. Perhaps...

Well Halts Family’s Troublesome Stream

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Fauna’s daughter was sick again. This time it was Cadee’s kidneys, the latest ailment in a steady stream of waterborne health issues. Once again, doctors recommended clean water along with medication. Once again, the news saddened Fauna’s heart, for they had no clean water to drink. Would their...

Boy’s Lingering Symptoms Invoke Fear

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Rahm’s parents examined the red bumps on his skin once more. Brows likely furrowed. Perhaps it was the blistering rash that concerned them most. Perhaps it was a fever or loss of appetite. Perhaps it was simply the fact the young boy’s symptoms wouldn’t go away. What was...

Pandemic Threatens Family’s Survival

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gospel for Asia (GFA) pastor Yaphet and other Gospel for Asia (GFA) missionaries have marched to the fringes of society to bring help and hope to people in despair, people such as Callon and Sada. Their most demanding adversary? Hunger. Fear...

A Burden Slides Off Preteen Girl’s Back

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Against an angular backdrop of steep hillsides and spacious valleys, Sahlma waged an uphill battle. A load bore down on her small frame as the girl pressed onward. The preteen shouldn’t have been working as a porter, a physically demanding job that required transporting groceries, sand and firewood...

Goat Shatters Mother’s Cycle of Poverty

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Raina sat counting the money sent from her husband, Ander. Like his last paycheck, it wasn’t much, perhaps barely enough to cover their expenses for that month. She looked up from the meager earnings and out to her field. Perhaps if she imagined hard enough, the field would...

Woman Exchanges Drops of Misery for Sounds of Peace

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Another hard day’s work. Another argument with her husband. Another night Dahiana’s five children would go to bed hungry. Dahiana sat in the small structure they called home. Water dripped from the leaky roof above. Perhaps, as an agricultural worker, Dahiana should have been grateful for the rain...

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