Featured Stories

As the film progressed, his mood changed from that of seeking entertainment to one of deep contemplation. This movie was not what he expected...

Hearts Changed Before the Credits Rolled

GFA Featured Story: April 2020

Paritosh excitedly sat down with his wife and other members of his community. They were about to enjoy a special treat that evening: a movie. As the film progressed, however, Paritosh’s mood changed from that of seeking entertainment to one of deep contemplation. This movie was not what...

As a result, many people contracted waterborne illnesses, or they became dehydrated because there wasn’t enough clean water to drink.

Enough for Everyone

GFA Featured Story: March 2020

Garjan watches groups of people from neighboring villages come on bikes to fill large vessels with water from the main well in his village. Instead of frustration that other people are taking his village’s resources, Garjan sees these people with compassion—and empathy. He wishes they didn’t have to...

Warm daily meal, medical checkups, an education. Her mother eagerly grabbed the opportunity, Ridhushni found herself attending the Bridge of Hope center.

What She May Never Have Had

GFA Featured Story: March 2020

Alife of uncertainty and poverty lay before Ridhushni, but she was too young to understand. All she knew at 4 years old was that she wanted to play with her friends. Ridhushni’s father barely made enough as a construction worker to provide for the entire family—then he contracted...

Despite the once happy life, tragedy crept in when she contracted leprosy and, later, when her husband died. Ranjini lived alone and impoverished.

Someone Who Cares

GFA Featured Story: February 2020

“What shall I do?” Ranjini wondered aloud. Ranjini powerlessly watched her hands and feet deteriorating before her eyes. As a widow and a person afflicted with leprosy, Ranjini needed help. But so many people in her society turned a blind eye to widows and leprosy patients, and she...

"She learned about the God and his unconditional love..." Rasa’s parents forbade her to leave the house alone again. She lost their trust—and their love.

Rejected Daughter Meets Unconditional Love

GFA Featured Story: January 2020

She learned about the God whose love is unconditional... Rasa stood in shame in front of her parents listening to the angry, disappointed words falling from their lips. How could she, their eldest daughter, engage in a secret romance with a village boy and bring disgrace to their...

Many children do not know they are valuable, just as Jenya once did not. Bridge of Hope is a place children can know they are loved and lovable.

Alone No Longer Because of Bridge of Hope

GFA Featured Story: October 2019

Imagine a little girl gazing out a living room window, two streams of tears cascading down her cheeks. Out the window, she sees empty paths flanked by lush vegetation. She would rather look outside—or sleep the day away—than feel the isolation of the small room. This is what...

You can help families like his escape poverty by providing income-generating animals. Demonstrate Christ’s love today by giving good gifts to those in need.

A Father’s Good Gift

GFA Featured Story: October 2019

Their bags sat ready at the door. Again. Tavish looked around at the room that had sheltered them for the past few months; then he and his family of five began their trip back to their house in a distant village. Where was their home? It was here;...

Gospel for Asia issues an extensive Special Report on extreme poverty worldwide, how alleviation and eliminating it is possible, but it is not inevitable.

Poverty: Public Enemy #1

GFA Featured Special Report

If the modern world is truly a “global village,” that means everyone on earth is our neighbor—and Jesus was very clear about how we are to treat our neighbors. We have a responsibility to help them out of difficult circumstances. While issues such as health care, education, the...

Discussing national missionaries who brave through poverty & winter to share God's love, & the demonstration of His love through a winter coat.

Good News Travelling in a Winter Coat

GFA Featured Story: October 2019

Shutting the front door behind him, Balaark hugged himself tightly and pressed his thin, worn winter coat to his torso. The icy wind stung his ears, painting them bright red. He felt the muscles in his entire body contract in a fruitless effort to ward off the invisible...