GFA World Magazine

Common Passion Unites Unlikely Team

GFA World Magazine: Feature

When André read Revolution in World Missions in 2004, it stirred afresh the burden God had given him after visiting a country where there were no churches. “You could literally walk for months, and you would not find a single church,” he recalls. André emailed K.P. Yohannan to ask if GFA needed representation in his native...

For God and the People of Asia

GFA World Magazine: Feature

Kevin sat at his desk, head in his hands, talking to the Lord: “God, I don’t want to do this. I do not want to do this.” Kevin had been working in the Missions Department at Gospel for Asia for a few months scanning photos of national missionaries and touching them up to remove scratches. Photo...

On the Other Side of the Showers

GFA World Magazine: Feature

Drip-drop. A rain shower patters the roof. Drip-drop. Raindrops leak through holes in the tattered roof, falling on the inhabitants: a middle-aged couple, their children and grandchildren. Drip-drop. Raindrops soak the family’s clothes, bedding and dry rations. Drip-drop. The family flees to sleep under a leak-free roof. Drip. Shame. Drop. Discouragement. Rain keeps falling through the...

‘The Lord is with Me When I Pray’

GFA World Magazine: Feature

Sister Mary grew up in a small, remote village in Asia. She never went to school and has remained illiterate for 42 years. Despite her limitations, Sister Mary has seen God do impossible things. This is her story. In the year 2007, Sister Mary traveled with her husband, a GFA-supported pastor, and other national workers to...

GFA’s School of Discipleship Program

GFA World Magazine: Feature

Since 2004, GFA has been teaching young men and women to deny themselves, pick up their cross and follow Christ through its School of Discipleship program. It started as an internship called Road to Reality, aimed to challenge and encourage young adults between the ages of 18–27 in their character and their relationship with God, while...

For the Least of These

GFA World Magazine: Feature

Maachah, 13, lives in a small coastal village in Asia, where she also attends a GFA-supported Bridge of Hope center. This particular center was one of the very first and was built in response to a tragedy. On December 26, 2004, a 9.1 magnitude earthquake shook the island of Sumatra. The aftershocks wracked the Indian Ocean,...

A Fount of Healthy Blessings

GFA World Magazine: Feature

Pastor Dalajit sighed at the long list of sick families to pray for. Dysentery, typhoid, malaria and other maladies plagued many of the families in the village where the GFA-supported pastor served the Lord. Pastor Dalajit had just started serving in this rural area. As a newcomer, he spent many days each week introducing himself to...

Trek Through Mud Brings About Renewal

GFA World Magazine: Feature

Pastor Dalajit sighed at the long list of sick families to pray for. Dysentery, typhoid, malaria and other maladies plagued many of the families in the village where the GFA-supported pastor served the Lord. The GFA-supported film team members knew there were people living in a village almost three miles down that road who needed to...

Led by God down Unforeseen Paths

GFA World Magazine: Feature

I was walking with Dr. K.P. Yohannan to prayer after a leaders meeting discussing how God had led us unwittingly into impacting more people with Christ’s love—again. As we made our way to the auditorium for prayer, I thought of the millions of lives impacted by the ministry and curiously asked Brother K.P., “Did you have...

Touching God’s Heart

GFA World Magazine: Feature

“My wife and I started supporting GFA … in 1981. We started with one national missionary. For us, that $30 (USD) was a big step of faith.” That step of faith belonged to Charlie, a donor since the ministry’s infancyOne day, while driving home from work and listening to a radio program, Charlie heard guest speaker...

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