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Unexpected baptisms in French prison

Unexpected baptisms in French prison

“I’ve trusted in Jesus for about six years now,” Hamid, a middle-aged prisoner confided to GEM worker Leroy Zumack. “And now I want to be baptised.” For fifteen years, Leroy had faithfully shown up at the prison in Longuenesse, France, to... Read more
Training children

Training children

A Chinese Bible Woman shares the following situation that helped train her and her children in righteousness while her husband was in labour camp: One day I said to my children, “The Lord has told me that today I will go to prison for Him. Father is also in prison so... Read more
The Son sets free indeed

The Son sets free indeed

Disillusioned with religion, Hamid* sought escape from his painful circumstances in drugs and alcohol. His life was miraculously turned around when he watched SAT-7 PARS’ programme Principles of Faith and heard about a God who loves him. “I was afraid of God and... Read more
El Salvador’s miracle prison

El Salvador’s miracle prison

El Salvador, a small country in Central America, has seen how faith in Jesus brings reconciliation between enemies. In the San Francisco Gotera penitentiary, members of the ‘maras’ gangs MS-13, 18-Surenos and 18-Revolucionarios not only coexist but come together to... Read more
Holocaust survivor saved

Holocaust survivor saved

World War II had been over for 6 years, but Sarah Rabinovitch’s life was still hanging in the balance. Her family survived the Holocaust, but now they were attempting something that people often lost their lives doing. In 1951, they boarded a ship in the dead of... Read more
God’s pursuit of the heart

God’s pursuit of the heart

Five years ago, Marcos, who was living in Honduras at the time, kept having the same dream of a man talking to him, teaching him. He had the dream so frequently he could recall it in detail. But the man’s words were always muffled. The dream’s regular nightly... Read more
A doctor’s heart healed

A doctor’s heart healed

Ron Waldbillig was a well-educated medical professional with multiple Ph.D.s and a reputable teaching position. Through his role as a professor, he taught medical students who would eventually be the next generation of doctors. His mind was consumed with the... Read more
Even when we don’t feel useful

Even when we don’t feel useful

Bryan and Jan had only been in Japan a couple of weeks when Jan first met Sachiko* and her toddler daughter at a local park. “I understood very little Japanese and spoke even less, so was thankful when Sachiko introduced herself simply in English, as she knew... Read more
Expelled

Expelled

Many countries and cultures have sad memories of expulsions. One is ongoing today in Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico. More than 35,000 indigenous evangelical Christians have been expelled from their communities just because they are evangelicals and no... Read more
Am I worthy?

Am I worthy?

Helen Roseveare is now an elderly lady who was a missionary to Congo, Africa. She is often asked by young people what she suffered for Jesus. Her simple answer is, “During the Simba uprising in the Congo, I was raped twice. Government soldiers came to my bungalow,... Read more

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