For the past 40 years, Dr. K.P. Yohannan’s heart has been for the suffering and hurting of Asia. In 2004, his heart widened to include ministering to the many children in need who had been abandoned, neglected and abused and were roaming the streets desperately trying to survive.
Their need prompted Dr. Yohannan to start GFA’s Bridge of Hope Program, which aims to help the suffering children in Asia by providing a safe place, warm food and an education.
For a few years, GFA speakers traveled to hundreds of churches across the nation, sharing about the opportunity to help suffering children. Thousands of children were sponsored as people realized the great need and opened their hearts to compassion. But a question arose: How can we let more believers in the West know about the countless testimonies of hardship that children in Asia face?
In 2011, Yohannan published his book No Longer a Slumdog, which details the harrowing stories of children’s poverty and the hardships they face.
“God is grieved over the plight of children in this generation—children, who, at this very moment, are suffering in circumstances we don’t want to imagine.” Dr. Yohannan writes. “He is looking for an individual who will say no to themselves and instead care for the things on His heart…”
Learn more about Dr. KP Yohannan’s book, No Longer a Slumdog, where real children living in slum conditions in Asia share their real stories of need and how our loving God intervened to redeem them with His love. You will be astonished as you read how God is powerfully moving in hearts right now.
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