VBS Students Share the Risen Lord

India

Ranchi, India is located in the northeastern corner of the country, where few people know about the Risen Lord. Words of Hope works in Ranchi in partnership with Back to God Ministries International. Our joint director for ministry in India says that “the time is ripe to present the good news, even though it may invite harassment.” This spring, Christian leaders will come together in Ranchi to prepare and learn how to spread the gospel and share the resurrection story …

Converts in Indonesia

Indonesia

Christians in Indonesia share radios and livestock in their small communities, and their neighbors are asking why. Ancient Traditions In the Sumba region of Indonesia, many still practice the religion of Marapu. This animistic belief system places certain burdens on its followers. For example, the dead are buried under megaliths, huge stones that are often transported across the country on foot with the use of rolling logs. The elaborate burial ceremonies that accompany these funerals make it so that families …

Faithful Friend

Indonesia

At the age of 82, Samsuri still drives his becak, an Indonesian pedicab, to make a living in Central Java. He freely professes faith in Christ and is committed to living out scripture in his daily life. Especially when it comes to his family. Joy fills the air when Samsuri talks about his children and grandchildren. Being a role model for each of them, he takes pride in their lives. “I am grateful that all my children have gotten a …

New Opportunities in Niger

Niger

For the past ten years, Words of Hope Niger has been able to proclaim the good news through your prayers and support. In this strongly Muslim country, we broadcast in French, the national language of education, and Hausa, the more commonly spoken native tongue. Now, because of an exciting new partnership, your support will allow us to reach even more people who are waiting to learn about Jesus Christ! Back to God Ministries International has now joined with Words of …

Radio Listener Communities

Indonesia

In the country of Indonesia, Christians and seekers form listener communities where they can gather in homes to listen to and discuss Christian radio programs together. A Chance to Hear the Gospel Sahat is a coffee farmer in the cold mountains of North Sumatra, Indonesia. When he goes to work in the mornings, he takes a small radio along so that he can listen to a program called Rencana Agung (Majestic Plan), a Christian program produced by Words of Hope …