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Finding faith in the Himalayas

Finding faith in the Himalayas

Born and raised in the Himalayan mountains, Tom* came from a very religious family. His grandfather, once the richest man in their village, sold almost everything he owned and used the money to build a huge temple in the forest. In search of salvation, he even moved... Read more
The spiritual influence of a father

The spiritual influence of a father

An Indian father, Danesh, is a day labourer and he noticed many of his coworkers had an alcohol addiction. At first, he didn’t join their excessive drinking. But eventually, Danesh gave in to alcoholism and his life spiralled out of control from there. Erik*, with... Read more
Get ready to die for Christ

Get ready to die for Christ

Before being transformed by the gospel, Paing had studied to become a Buddhist monk in his homeland of Myanmar. His wife cried when she learned that he had left Buddhism and placed his faith in Christ, but eventually she came to know Jesus too. RESISTANCE As a couple,... Read more
Unexpected disciple-making movement

Unexpected disciple-making movement

Her name was Dalia*. She was sixteen years old and came from a strongly Buddhist family. One of the local Frontier Missions team members had led her to faith, but was unable to disciple her because she was a young woman. There were cultural barriers to his spending... Read more
God gives favour

God gives favour

Eighteen-year-old Nina lives in an Asian country where Buddhism is the faith of the majority. Since her mother is a devout Christian, she is constantly exposed to stories and lessons from God’s Word. At school, her faith in Jesus Christ is often tested. Because Nina... Read more
Buddhist monks turn to Jesus

Buddhist monks turn to Jesus

In South Asia, God showed up at a Global Disciples leadership training event. Global Disciples’ Tim relates the story of a Christian worker named Elijah who was leading a training event when a Buddhist monk came across the meeting. Elijah invited him in, and the monk... Read more
Buddha cannot save

Buddha cannot save

This is the testimony of a Japanese man who looked to Buddha during many difficult times in his life, but couldn’t find the salvation he was longing for. Then one day he bought a Bible and turned on his radio… “I am a 45 year old man, whose parents were faithful... Read more
Broken necklace, restored heart

Broken necklace, restored heart

Noi’s five-year-old daughter returned from the neighbor’s house one day with an urgent question. Nuey had been going across the street with some other neighbourhood children to play games, sing songs and listen to Bible stories. “Can you take this necklace off?” she... Read more
Recognizing Jesus

Recognizing Jesus

Tariq entered his friend’s home, welcomed by many greetings and the best seat in the house. As a Qazi (a judge of Islamic law), he expected no less. A few dozen men had gathered to watch a film, and now that the Qazi arrived, it could begin. The film began in... Read more
No turning back

No turning back

I met him in a jungle camp seminar in central Sri Lanka. His English name was Samuel and he was a seasoned church planter. From Samuel I learned that church planting in a Buddhist country is no easier than anywhere else religious intolerance raises its head. I always... Read more

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