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“After so many problems and trials we are glad to see this great day,” Pastor Abel reflected as he stood before the Life Center being dedicated. After nearly five long years of opposition and persecution, Abel’s church in the heart of Sri Lanka is finally finished. In December 2013, a generous partner from Canada was [. . .]

A whole village for jesus

September 15th, 2017 by | | Posted in Field Updates

Jesus told us in the beginning, “If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you.” (John 15:20) He warned us that it would not be easy to follow him. When proclaiming the Good News, we may be rejected by our family, our friends, our coworkers, and even by strangers. Pastor S. Rao faced this rejection [. . .]

In the U.S., 15 percent of children have been diagnosed with some type of developmental disability. That means one in every seven children has trouble making friends, difficulties learning or developing the necessary skills to navigate his or her world. Thankfully, we have access to numerous programs, schools and resources that help parents, teachers and doctors better care for these precious children. While the [. . .]

eat healthy

September 5th, 2017 by | | Posted in Featured Content

Suresh (featured above, left) worked as a sales representative at an electronics company, a position he could lose if he didn’t meet commission. But secretly his dream was to open his own motorcycle repair shop. Then, last November, Yamaha Motors Japan partnered with India Gospel League to open a training center in Salem, Tamilnadu! Suresh realized [. . .]

In February, Marthe and her husband were thrilled when they discovered a way to connect kids in their church to kids halfway across the world. And they didn’t even have to take a long plane ride!   They heard about IGL’s Children’s Gospel Club (CGC) program earlier this year at the Children’s Ministry Connect conference. [. . .]

For years Revathi struggled to make ends meet. Her husband worked as a driver and she worked in the fields whenever she could. But despite their efforts they were unable to provide a home or even consistently provide meals for their two growing children. Then one day, Pastor Selvaraj, an IGL pastor who worked in [. . .]

“I am very happy to be in the Sharon Palliative Care Center though I know I am in my last days of life.” – Indrani When our loved ones have been diagnosed with a terminal disease and are in the final stages of their lives, we want to do whatever we can to make them [. . .]

Once consumed by darkness, this rural village is now a place of light and life We see pictures of squalor in developing countries: water so filthy it can barely be classified as water; people forced to send their children to work at a young age just to keep food on the table; videos of children [. . .]

Basket Weaving Changes a Life  

July 21st, 2017 by | | Posted in Field Updates

What if you had to wake up and look for work each morning? And even if you found something, how would you feel knowing you were not promised more work the next day? How would you feel on the days when you return home to your family with nothing, unsure of when or from where [. . .]