Stories of Hope

Sharing the Words of Hope story through testimonies, news articles, and blog posts.

November 1, 2019

November Prayer Guide


BHUTAN — Give thanks for a new series of YouTube videos that are being produced for Bhutanese people. Twenty videos have been posted so far, and responses have been positive. Please pray that these programs will reach new viewers so that more Bhutanese people...

October 1, 2019

October Prayer Guide


ALBANIA — On the Words of Hope Albania website, there is a button to click to indicate if you have made a decision to follow Christ as a result of accessing the materials on the site. Give thanks that in the last quarter, 20...

September 1, 2019

September Prayer Guide


UGANDA — Give thanks that initial ministry outreach efforts are thriving in the Karamoja region of Uganda. The people of Karamoja are an isolated tribal group living in the northeastern part of the country. Pastors from the area are excited about the new opportunity...

August 1, 2019

August Prayer Guide


Turkey — Give thanks that Words of Hope Turkey continues to be allowed to broadcast programs every week. We do not take the opportunity to broadcast without interruption for granted, as the government is not always supportive of religious freedom in this country. Give...

July 7, 2019

The Unboxing of God


It is easy to forget the God is at work in the world, and that our job is merely to join in that work. Our Turkish ministry leader explains: “We sometimes put God in a box. We say that God works here or God...

July 1, 2019

July Prayer Guide


Iran — Please pray for upcoming meetings in July with mission partners. We are celebrating one year of our shift to digital radio programs delivered over the internet, and an increase in audience and impact. As the partners plan for the year, pray for...

June 30, 2019

Reaching Beyond Borders


With the help of social media, Words of Hope Albania is sharing programs with Albanian immigrants living outside the country. The largest concentration of these immigrants is in Greece and Italy.  Thanks to this exposure, our team is now also sharing programs on Greek...

June 3, 2019

June Prayer Guide


ALBANIA:  Please pray for the government of Albania, and upcoming local elections this month. Since the end of communism, Albania has been relatively stable and open to Christianity. However, there are continuing concerns about corruption and transparency. Please pray for continued political stability and...

April 30, 2019

May Prayer Guide


UGANDA: Thank God for an increase in contacts with listeners and devotional readers in Uganda through phone calls and text messages. They get in touch to ask for advice and prayer, and to thank the ministry for spiritual insights and encouraging messages. Follow-up workers contact...

April 24, 2019

Overcoming Addiction


A couple living in India recently made a three-hour journey to say thank you to a radio program producer. Jai and Parwati are long-time listeners of Words of Hope and Back to God Ministries International’s joint Hindi radio programs. As they’ve listened to and...