October 15, 2018

Wills Point, Texas – GFA (Gospel for Asia) – Discussing the transformative impact of the GFA School of Discipleship in the lives of believers. “Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” – 1 Timothy 4:12 Because the Apostle Paul encouraged young Timothy to be exactly that, we know that it is possible for a young person to be an example to all believers…. Read more

October 12, 2018

October 16, 2018, marks the 38th anniversary of World Food Day. The date was selected to celebrate the anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in 1945. On World Food Day, people from around the globe participate to declare their commitment to eradicating worldwide hunger during our lifetime. Hunger hurts. Numerous agencies are working to ensure that every individual around the world has continual access to nutritious meals. The United Nations cites eight reasons… Read more

October 12, 2018

Numerous studies have shown that the simple step of properly handwashing markedly reduces the risk of disease and infection. Unfortunately, many in developing nations around the globe do not know of this life-saving fact. For this reason, the Global Handwashing Partnership (GHP) established October 15 as Global Handwashing Day. The theme for 2018 is “Clean hands – a recipe for health.” It particularly applies to this year’s emphasis on making handwashing a part of preparing to make or partake of… Read more

October 11, 2018

October 11 has been set aside as the International Day of the Girl Child. According to the United Nations, 600 million adolescent girls will become adults over the next decade. More than 90 percent of those living in developing countries will end up working in the “informal sector,” where low or no pay, abuse and exploitation are common. The International Day of the Girl Child was originated by PLAN International, then it was adopted by the UN in 2011 when the… Read more

October 7, 2018

We are all familiar with the story recorded in the Gospels when some parents “brought their children to Jesus so he could touch and bless them” (see Mark 10:13 NLT). But His disciples rebuked the parents for not giving Jesus the proper respect due to a rabbi of His importance. We are also familiar with Jesus’ characteristic response. The Gospel writers said that He was more than a little displeased, not with the parents, but with the disciples who were… Read more

October 5, 2018

GFA-supported workers in Asia are living examples of the truth of Psalm 37:4 everywhere they go: “Delight in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.” It is a well-known verse for many believers, but it is not necessarily commonly experienced to the extent that we see it in GFA-supported national workers. Delight in the Lord: Take Pastor Navashen When he arrived in the village where the Lord had called him to minister, no one knew… Read more

October 4, 2018

Gospel for Asia (GFA World), Wills Point, Texas – Discussing the life-changing impact of Bridge of Hope centers on the lives of thousands of children. When you are a child of the slums, every day may be a repeat of the last. Life is about staying alive. If you do not scavenge or beg or become entrapped in bonded labor and a pantheon of dismal circumstances, you will not survive to see tomorrow. Even worse, tomorrow holds no promise of anything… Read more

September 24, 2018

“Who will listen to what you say? The share of the man who stayed with the supplies is to be the same as that of him who went down to the battle. All will share alike.” —1 Samuel 30:24 (NIV) About 3,500 years ago, David, the anointed king began preparing Israel for the promised Messiah. Saul was dead, so David and his men returned to their homes in Ziklag, only to find their families gone and the entire city destroyed… Read more

September 19, 2018

Jayin held a position of high respect in his community and was well on his journey to self-realization and ultimate reality. But Jayin was searching for something more. He was searching for God. His role in the village was to share his spiritual understanding and enlightenment with those who came under his tuteledge in the hope that their experience will transcend his own. Jayin’s dilemma was that he had been unable to find the living God in his studies, his… Read more

September 17, 2018

“For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” —Romans 12:4–5 (NIV) Gospel for Asia (GFA World), Wills Point, Texas – Discussing the indispensable role of behind-the-scenes missionaries. Let’s do something most of us have probably not done for a while. Let’s think about our thumbs. There’s probably nothing special… Read more

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