August 5, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) Special Report on child labor today: Millions of Children Trapped between Extreme Poverty and the Profits of Others Why Are These Children Working? Many children work to survive, but it is a combination of perverse incentives and unjust business practices that creates the demand for child labour. The Families’ Context Families caught in generational or situational abject poverty are desperate. Some are suffering from the social inequities of the culture in which they… Read more

August 4, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the chilling disease named Malaria and the life-saving difference a mosquito net can bring. What do steamy jungles, dense forests or bustling cities of Asia have in common? The world’s most annoying and sometimes dangerous insect: the mosquito. Where Prevention Is Essential Mosquitoes can act as vectors (carriers) of diseases. Zika virus, West Nile virus and dengue are among a few transmitted, but the most prevalent is malaria. According to… Read more

August 3, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) issues a Special Report regarding child labor today: Millions of Children Trapped between Extreme Poverty and the Profits of Others In a report written by Lee Tucker, a consultant to Human Rights Watch, about the problem of bonded labor in Asia, a young girl shared, “My sister is 10 years old. Every morning at 7:00 she goes to the bonded-labor man, and every night at 9:00 she comes home. He treats her… Read more

August 2, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the life of Bir and the rest of the children in his village, who, despite the challenges of poverty and the difficulties in school, were given hope for a better future, even a chance for college education. Bir’s village was located in rural fields. Villagers diligently worked the land, which relinquished just enough crops to feed hungry bellies. Chicken farmers even took on a summer crop to supplement their income…. Read more

August 2, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the life and experiences of a man named Ojas, who, despite severe persecution, losing his eyesight, his heart burns evermore in great joy to serve the Lord and love his fellow sufferers in this world. As the bus drove away, Ojas saw his mother running behind, crying. He was leaving home. His new faith had brought them both enough abuse from his father. Ojas was not simply running away from… Read more

August 1, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the tragedies in the life of a child named Sam, and the hope that he encounters through national missionaries opening up the path to a brighter future. Tears rushed down Sam’s cheeks. His mother had succumbed to cancer, leaving the 6-year-old alone in the world. Soon, Sam’s father sent a message from prison—would someone please help his son? Family Ravaged by Self-indulgence and Illness Sam’s father, Afiba, left Nigeria to… Read more

July 31, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the stigma of leprosy and the experiences of Balan and his family in the span of generations – loneliness, isolation, desperation, and by God’s grace – hope. Balan was only around 7 years old but already thinking about suicide. He spent his days sitting alone in a corner of his parents’ home, a shawl wrapped around him to cover his body. After being diagnosed with leprosy, his mother, father, siblings… Read more

July 16, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the laborers in tea gardens like Saham, who endure the challenges of sickness and poverty throughout their lives. In an industry worth $49.46 billion, workers like Saham only make around $1.50 a day. Saham and many like him endure poverty and hardship, but for them, this work is all they have. Tea Gardens Workers’ Plight Saham worked on an tea estate that helps supply the global tea market. In 2019,… Read more

July 14, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the life of a young girl named Naija who was filled with anger and bitterness throughout her youth, but after attending a Sunday School program (Vacation Bible School) she embraced God’s message of love and forgiveness. Naija’s family lived in a small remote village that was Christian in name only. She did not know Jesus personally, nor did her family attend church. “Christian” was just a word without meaning to Naija…. Read more

July 13, 2019

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – Discussing the cases of discrimination that many experience due to the difference in social standing, color or faith, and the God-inspired change through institutions like the Bridge of Hope Center, contributing a better future for many children and their families. Through Bridge of Hope, walls of discrimination are being torn down for good, and Nihal’s future will be better than the generations before him. It was 6 a.m. and the start of… Read more

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