Stories of Hope

Stories from our ministry fields around the world.

mud and thatch hut in niger

Christ Alone

A year ago, a resident in Niger informed Words of Hope’s Hausa language producer that he was suspicious of our Christian programming. As a Muslim, he expected to find much of the content of our Hausa programs offensive. He was angry at the thought that local programming might be attacking the majority Muslim faith of the region. 

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Advertising Bibles

Words of Hope’s Turkish director has recently begun partnering with a ministry called the Bible Correspondence Course. This ministry advertises free Bibles and Bible study materials in local newspapers.

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Combatting Persecution in Niger

In the country of Niger, Christians—especially new converts—can be subjected to persecution.  One of our producers explains: “The challenge is keeping up with listeners who want to accept Jesus as their Savior.” A listener recently confided: “You know, I

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Prayer Guide

March Prayer Guide

IRAN — Give thanks for a renewed partnership between Words of Hope’s Persian ministry team and Mohabat TV. The Mohabat TV channel provides a platform for transmission of high quality programming, suitable for viewing by all family members. This

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albanian woman with goat

Daily Radio in Albania

Nora and her husband live in Korca, Albania—a plateau surrounded by the Moravian mountains.  In Korca, they manage a traditional goat farm. Herds of goats in Albania are a source of milk products, meat, and occasionally wool or skins.

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Prayer Guide

February Prayer Guide 2022

BHUTAN — Words of Hope’s leader in Bhutan sends the following praise report! “Thank you for supporting our ministry. Praise God for three new fellowships. Praise God for 30 children who accepted Christ. Praise God for a local church

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Devotional Habit

How to Start a Devotional Habit

We want to encourage you to build up the habit of a daily devotional time. Maybe you have had a devotional habit in the past, or maybe it’s something new. Getting started well can make all the difference in continuing past the first day. Here are five of our favorite ways to start (and stick with) a daily devotional time. 

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Prayer Guide

January Prayer Guide 2022

SOUTH SUDAN — Continue to pray for everyone still suffering from severe flooding in South Sudan. Floodwaters have been high since June of 2021, the worst flooding the region has experienced in 60 years. Homes, farms, and markets have

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