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2019


January

8th - Water Buffalo Provides Security for Family

2018


Dec Nov Oct Sep Aug Jul Jun May Apr Mar Feb

December

11th - Rickshaw Unlocks a New Path

4th - From Death to Life at the Hands of a Good Samaritan

November

21st - Moving Poverty Out of the Picture

14th - Waiting for the Sun to Rise

October

23rd - Hope in the Unknown

September

18th - A Building Worth Waiting For

August

10th - Discovering Stability Under Tin Sheets

July

24th - 'More of a Lifestyle, Less of a Job'

4th - 2017: A Year in Review

June

26th - He Gave More Than a Handful of Rice

23rd - 100 Boats for 1,000 Fishermen who Survived Cylcone Ocki

May

15th - Breaking Generational Poverty with a Needle and Thread

April

17th - Life-changing Doctor Visits

March

30th - What My Faith Had Seen All Along

21st - Digging a Well: Uprooting Discouragement

February

27th - What Leprosy Couldn’t Steal

2017


Dec Nov Oct Sep Aug Aug Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan

December

15th - 125-Year-Old Woman Receives Blanket

11th - Yards of Mesh to Shield and Unite

November

22nd - A Church Without a Home

21st - My Life for His Glory

20th - Failing Kidneys, Opposition and Answered Prayer

14th - Flushing out Disease, Building Dignity

7th - Life on a Tea Estate

7th - A Safe Place for Tea Estate Children

October

31st - Stashed Papers and a Dream

24th - Jesus: Faithful in Sickness and Health

4th - Twins Find What the World Can’t Give

September

19th - The Redemption of a Dying Man

12th - 80-year-old Man Hears of Jesus for the First Time

5th - Literacy: Something to be Treasured

August

22nd - Peace Through the Airwaves

8th - A Promise to Keep

August

1st - Jesus' Love vs. Animal Sacrifice

18th - Reviving Health and Blooming Faith

11th - Rebuilding a House, Building Trust

June

27th - The Desperate Search

24th - Netramani: A Widow's Story

6th - Young Child Laborer Finds New Life

6th - Love-hungry Athlete Finds True Love

May

30th - A Helpful Thief

16th - Uncovering a Treasure After 16 Years

8th - Anxiety in the Delivery Room

April

24th - Trading Plastic Bottles for a Brighter Future

4th - ‘I Must Do the Work’: When Cancer Tries to Take Over

March

21st - Rejected Couple Forced to Drink Dirty Water

17th - See how this BioSand filter brought Nirmala’s family JOY!

7th - The Stranger at the Bazaar

3rd - Walking Four Miles Every Day for Water

1st - Love on Fire

1st - A Legacy that Will Touch Generations

1st - Hope in a Bucket of Water

1st - ‘We Want to Sacrifice’

February

28th - Too Poor for Suicide

21st - The Church that Ended the Gossip

18th - A Jesus Well Transforms Salil’s Family

January

31st - ‘I Will Be Their Daughter’

27th - Mina’s Story: Joy in the Face of Suffering

16th - Drying the Tears Behind Her Smile

1st - Healing for a Broken Home

2016


Dec Nov Oct Sep Aug Jul Jun May Apr Apr Feb Jan

December

20th - Altering Their Income

6th - How Goats Fixed a Leaky Roof

November

30th - A Gift that Won’t Ever Wear Out

22nd - An Unearthly Courage

18th - Adhira: Living Her Life for Others

15th - Kantilal: Man of Prayer

15th - Learning How to Save Her Baby

15th - The Return

15th - Leprosy Patient to Lioness: The 100-Year Journey

8th - Blessings Beyond Full Tummies

1st - Saved from the Edge of Insanity

October

18th - When Hard Work Wasn’t Enough

3rd - When the Alcoholic’s Son Prayed

September

26th - A Dream: Turned Away at Heaven's Door

3rd - Unlocking the Door of Literacy

August

30th - A Future for Children Orphaned by HIV

16th - Touched by the Blessing Others Received

5th - Monsoon Rains Cause Floods, Landslides in Five Nations

2nd - Dreaming of Food and Schoolbooks

July

19th - Seeking Death but Finding Life

4th - Child Lost in a Sea of Faces

June

21st - Treasure Hunters, Mental Illness and Hope

14th - Finding Jesus in a Grocery Store

May

31st - Four Days to Live

3rd - An Education They Never Dreamed Of

April

25th - Courage When the Ground Shakes

22nd - Drought Develops into Severe Water Crisis, Affects Millions

19th - When a Mother Comes Home

12th - Widow Shares Hope with a Fellow Widow

April

1st - Where They Sowed Their Dreams and Sorrows

23rd - Where Pure Water Flows

4th - A Slum Child's Return

4th - Fulfilling a Last Wish

4th - Love that Casts Out Fear

4th - The Expectation That Was Met

2nd - Four New Wells Bring Clean Water to 5,300 People

2nd - Toilet Provides Families with Privacy and Safety

2nd - Water Filters Are Making an Incredible Difference

2nd - Jesus Well Displays Christ’s Compassion

2nd - Clean Water for an Entire Village

2nd - Ten Jesus Wells Inaugurated in One Region for World Water Day 2016

1st - Enjoying the Gift They Didn’t Want

February

24th - When They Uncovered the Student’s Secret

16th - Mother’s Faith Follows in Daughter’s Footsteps

January

27th - He Found Jesus at Just the Right Time

5th - A Bicycle Prepares the Way

2015


Dec Nov Oct Sep Aug Jul Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan

December

15th - How Piglets Supplied an Education

8th - When the Vegetable Vendor Couldn’t Buy Vegetables

November

24th - Sewing Machine and Widow’s Dignity

10th - Compassion Fills Bare Home with Joy

3rd - A Deeper Sacrifice

3rd - A Cold Cross to Carry

3rd - Love, Shame and Drunken Fury

3rd - Saving the Baby in the Dumpster

October

28th - Once Addicted, Now Transformed

14th - Tin Sheets Help Teen Go to Church

September

29th - Temptation and Redemption

23rd - Not Unnoticed

16th - What Friends, Alcohol and Smoking Couldn’t Do

August

19th - Booklet Leads Rejected Wife to Hope

4th - Bounty Found Through Brokenness

July

15th - Finding Life After 65 Years

June

22nd - Through a Widow’s Tears

12th - VBS in South Asia

10th - Far-Fallen Man Finds Faithful Friend

May

28th - Prayers and Mud Puddles

20th - Pastor Marty

14th - When Fathers Die and Hunger Hurts

6th - Desperate Mother Receives a Gift She Couldn’t Give

April

15th - An Unexpected Chain of Films

1st - Freed From Death to Walk in Life

March

19th - The Gift That Stopped the Fighting

11th - Water From the Rocks

5th - A Place to Call Home

5th - Searching for Jesus Through the Radio

5th - From Funeral Wood to a Pencil

5th - The Cost of Sharing Christ

February

18th - Pastor’s Question Saves Daughter’s Life

January

21st - Healing for the Sores on Her Soul

7th - 'Morally Loose' Women Change a Wife's Character

2014


Dec Nov Oct Sep Aug Jul Jun May Apr Mar Feb Jan

December

23rd - Welcome to Their Toilet

16th - Sheltered by God's Love

10th - Vegetables on Wheels Save Kids’ Futures

5th - Happiness and a Hand Tricycle

November

19th - Be A Light

19th - Faith Through the Fire

11th - God Broke Through

7th - Now Entering Filth and Fertile Ground

October

30th - They Placed Their Hopes in the Prayers of a Stranger

3rd - When My Tumor Disappeared

September

24th - The Man Who Didn't Want a Jesus Well

August

12th - Rebel Faces Daughter’s Defiance

July

22nd - She Met God on the Rooftop

8th - Demanding a Refill

June

26th - Forced to Build Their Church Five Times

May

27th - Seven Years to Build a Church

6th - Drinking Lessons with Mom

April

29th - Waiting for Her Husband to Disappear

16th - Boy Tormented by Evil

2nd - No Better than His Father

March

19th - A Village Starving for Water

12th - Her Husband Kidnapped Their Son

February

19th - A Baby Girl is Nothing to Celebrate

6th - Their Mother's Hidden Legacy

January

29th - World Leprosy Day: A Love They Can See

29th - Compelled by Love

22nd - Torment in the Land of Kings

7th - Abandoned by the god's She defended

2013


Nov Oct Jun Apr

November

19th - The Prisoner's Weapon

October

28th - In the Heart of South Asian Slums

June

4th - Christian Daughter Forced to Marry Unbeliever

April

9th - Early Morning Prayers Build Church

2012


Nov Jun

November

14th - Girl Brings Scandal to a Village

June

23rd - Real-life Hero

2011


November

30th - 'The Source You Have Given to Us Is Never Finished'

2010


December

30th - Sharing Christ at Christmas

2006


May

24th - Three Bicycles, Nine Missionaries

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