Can You Die to Yourself for a Year? Asks GFA’s School of Discipleship

Do you remember your senior year of high school? Maybe you were one of those people who had the next 10 years of their life planned out already—I was not. At 17 years old, I knew I wanted to follow Christ, and I felt like He was leading me to be involved in missions somehow, but I had no idea what that was going to look like. I had lots of questions but few answers. How do I get started?… Read more

2.4 Billion People Still Have No Toilet Reports Gospel for Asia

Gospel for Asia (GFA) News, Wills Point, Texas World Toilet Day, established for November 19th by the UN in 2013, coincides with the 2001 creation of the World Toilet Organization, an organization aimed at raising awareness about and addressing the need for toilets all around the world. Since Gospel for Asia’s field partners started constructing toilets in 2012, we have helped provide more than 28,000 of these facilities across many Asian nations, including Nepal and India—10,512 of which were constructed in… Read more

Help Wanted: National Missionaries. Endure Beatings, Tauntings, Long Road Days, Imprisonment.

Thousands of communities are tucked away in remote regions of Asia. In such places, chances to hear the story of Christ’s birth, death and resurrection can be very rare. Beatings. Taunting words. Long days on the road. Late nights of traveling to pray for the sick. False accusations. Even imprisonment. If national missionaries know ministering to their people may cost them all this, how do they go on day after day? Why do they do it? One reason missionaries continue… Read more

Poor Fisherman’s Son Finds Opportunity to Become a Surgeon Reports Gospel for Asia

Gospel for Asia (GFA) News, Wills Point, TX, USA “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Who in their lifetime hasn’t heard that question or asked that question. The responses children give… it’s like the entire world is at their fingertips. To them, there’s nothing they can’t be, there’s nothing but their age that’s holding them back. “An astronaut.” “A farmer.” “An intercontinental airplane pilot.” (Oh yes, I have heard that one.) “A police officer.” “A mom.”… Read more

Students Are Immersed in a Culture of Prayer at GFA’s School of Discipleship

Gospel for Asia (GFA) News, Wills Point, Texas Many young people come to Gospel for Asia School of Discipleship to see their relationship with Jesus significantly deepen. What they find is that prayer is the vehicle that takes them there. A Culture of Prayer Students at School of Discipleship are quickly immersed in a culture of prayer when they join GFA for a year. That’s because prayer is the very fabric the GFA community is woven from. More than 30… Read more

Gospel for Asia-supported Film Teams Pray, Then Show “The Man of Mercy” Before Crowds All Over Asia

The man, Jesus, sat on a hillside surrounded by people who followed Him. He was talking to them, teaching them how to live. Then the scene shifts, and you can see a man, swathed in rags, hiding out of sight. He glances. He pauses. He gathers his courage and steps out toward Jesus—and people start running away at the sight of him. You realize, if you didn’t recognize before, that the man in rags has leprosy. No one wants to… Read more

I Was Proud to Do Whatever to Protect the Interests of the United States

For Veteran’s Day, Lynn C., Gospel for Asia staff and 20-year U.S. military veteran, shares her thoughts about serving in the Navy and now her Lord with GFA. Let’s face it — I cry whenever I hear the song “Proud to be an American” by Lee Greenwood, and I get choked up when I sing the National Anthem. As a retired Chief Petty Officer of the United States Navy (September 1977–September 1997), I’ve served with some of the finest men… Read more

“When My Husband Was Falsely Imprisoned for 20 Years, My World Crumbled,” Reports Gospel for Asia

Do you remember what happened in your life on May 2, 2000? It was a Tuesday. It might not have been a significant day to you, but for Manja, a father of two in Nepal, that day changed his life and his family forever. That was the day Manja landed in jail under false accusations of murder. It started when Manja, a Gospel for Asia-supported missionary, joined a group of friends for an afternoon of fishing. Along the river, they… Read more

Bridge of Hope Offers New Dreams for Struggling Kids Like Dhanishta, Reports Gospel for Asia

My daughter wants to be a police officer when she grows up. She wants to rescue people in difficult situations. I encourage her ambitions and applaud her compassion. You see, my daughter was rescued from a difficult place. She was removed from her biological home by a police officer and placed in our home as a foster child. We have since adopted her and seen her hopes and dreams expand into what would have been an impossible future before. My… Read more

Sisters of Compassion Share God’s Love with Forsaken Kaling, Reports Gospel for Asia

Gospel for Asia News, Wills Point, TX, USA In Luke chapter 15 we find the parable about the prodigal younger son, who comes to his senses once he loses everything, and returns back home to a loving, gracious father. Kaling’s life is similar to the story Jesus shared with tax collectors, sinners, scribes and Pharisees. The heart of our Heavenly Father remains the same through the ages. Even though we may wander far from home, God desires to redeem the… Read more

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