Riots and Church Burnings in Niger


In mid-January of 2015, churches in Niger were targeted in a slew of riots. Muslims angry over a French magazine’s depictions of the prophet Muhammad, and dissatisfied with their current government, set fire to 45 church buildings. At least 10 people were killed. Peace seems to have returned inside the country at this time, though it will certainly take time to rebuild the damaged church buildings. Words of Hope’s Lee DeYoung, Director for International Ministry, talks about how these burning …

Ministry in South Asia

Bhutan, India, Nepal, Tibet

In areas of South Asia, it is incredibly difficult to reach people with the gospel due to geographical and social boundaries. Learn how through radio, even people in the hardest-to-reach places are coming to know Christ!

Christian History in Turkey


When most Christians think of the Holy Land, they picture Israel. Israel is the land of the Bible. The place where Jesus was born. Where he lived, died, and rose again. But fewer people realize that modern-day Turkey is home to rich Christian history as well. In fact, so many ancient Christian sites are located in Turkey that it has been referred to as “The Other Holy Land.” Sadly, this rich Christian history is largely unknown or unappreciated by the …

Listener Communities


Building the Church is done by bringing believers together. Words of Hope does this with Listener Communities )