Slowing the spread of the virus, not the gospel

For the last eight months, we've become accustomed to the routine of washing our hands several times a day.

The combination of soap, scrubbing, and water produces a preventative measure against the spread of diseases, like the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

Abdul, Elena, and Tryson

On a bright, sunny day I made my way to Mpemba. This is an area just outside of Blantyre, the city I live in and where Kingdom Workers Malawi is headquartered. Although not far from Blantyre, the area feels very rural.

We turned off the main paved road onto a bumpy dirt track winding through plots of corn interspersed with village homes. As we drove, I thought about how beautiful this country is, and I felt grateful to the people I was about to meet for being willing to share their stories.

The next chapter of local leadership in Indonesia

Since 2014, Kingdom Workers has partnered with many local community members and volunteers in Indonesia. Rural villages have been blessed through these connections with clean water systems, educational health workshops, access to books and literacy curriculums, and most importantly the message of Jesus’ love and salvation.

Sarah's story of faith

Sarah was just 17 years old when everything she knew was taken from her. Whispers of war coming to her home country of Sudan slowly turned into metal bullets and bodies tossed into mass graves.

Her mother’s voice, once strong, now caught with fear each time she said, “All would be ok.” As the darkness of the Second Sudanese Civil War descended across the country, it robbed, shattered, and uprooted the lives of millions—including Sarah's.

On one fateful day in 1992, war tore Sarah away from her family. Sarah's mother had secretly arranged for her to travel with relatives to a refugee camp. In her mother's eyes, Sarah was old enough to take care of herself and leaving was the only chance Sarah had to secure a good education. When the relatives arrived, Sarah remembers, “I didn't want to leave my mom and go, but she said, ‘God is great and will bring you back some day.’” Those were the last words Sarah clung to...

A Heart Changed by Jesus

A loving smile was all Ethel wanted from her mother.

But each time she looked to her mother for approval she felt a distance between them. A distance that existed because Ethel’s mother believed her daughter’s disability was a punishment. She believed that Ethel’s clubbed feet were the result of some past wrongdoing, and she felt shame every time Ethel looked at her.

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