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Forgotten Missionaries International | Missions Box Spotlight

Forgotten Missionaries International: Building partnerships to empower indigenous church plantersThis is the second article in our new “Spotlight” series that homes in on our primary intent of “Connecting the Church in the West to news of what God is doing through nonprofits around the world.” This article shines the Spotlight on Forgotten Missionaries International (FMI),… Continue reading Forgotten Missionaries International | Missions Box Spotlight

National Workers are ‘Unstoppable Compassion Force’ Says GFA World Report

UNSTOPPABLE COMPASSION FORCE: National missionaries -- those serving in their own countries and cultures -- are the "new pioneers" of the 21st century, and they're proving to be an "unstoppable compassion force," says a new report (www.gfa.org/press/workers) by global mission organization GFA World (www.gfa.org).

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like GFA World Canada, reveals in a new report: National missionaries — those working in their own countries — are the “new pioneers” of the 21st century, and they’re proving to be an “unstoppable compassion… Continue reading National Workers are ‘Unstoppable Compassion Force’ Says GFA World Report

Communitas International: Normal People with an Extraordinary Sense of Purpose

CENTENNIAL, CO – Communitas International has been described as “a global missional movement focused on secular, “post-Christian,” and mostly urban communities.” The Mission Field When we think of the unreached, our minds gravitate toward a history of sending Christian missionaries to foreign countries where the people had never heard about Jesus and His great grace.… Continue reading Communitas International: Normal People with an Extraordinary Sense of Purpose

In Step with Cadence International

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ENGLEWOOD, CO – Cadence International began in the prayer of a young U.S. soldier during World War II. Along with several other servicemen serving in the Philippines, Jesse Miller was a frequent visitor at the home of American missionaries Cyril and Anna Brooks, where he grew in grace and faith. The impact of his experiences… Continue reading In Step with Cadence International

You Won’t Believe How the Lord Has Led PAZ International

SANTARÉM, BRAZIL – The picture you are looking at is a village outside of the remote city of Santarém, deep within the Amazon rain forest. “How deep?” you ask. Santarém is a journey of roughly (in more ways than one) 1,550 miles from Brazilia, the capital city of Brazil. That’s about equal to the distance… Continue reading You Won’t Believe How the Lord Has Led PAZ International

SEND International

FARMINGTON, MI – SEND International ’s roots were planted during World War II when the Lord spoke to the hearts of young Christian soldiers for the unreached people in the war-ravaged Pacific nations. Following the war, many of those men and women joined the Far Eastern Gospel Crusade (FEGC) to minister to the spiritual needs… Continue reading SEND International

Equip International: Where Faith & Work Go Hand in Hand

MARION, NC – The specialty of Equip International is unique among faith-based missions organizations. Barrie and Tillie Flitcroft founded Equip in 1996 after serving on several mission fields. Despite distinct differences in the countries where they served, they, nonetheless, observed some common needs they felt led to address. The Equip International website explains that: “After… Continue reading Equip International: Where Faith & Work Go Hand in Hand

Gospel for Asia Honors International Day of the Girl Child

KERALA – Workers supported by Gospel for Asia (GFA) held rallies and gatherings across the subcontinent in observance of the International Day of the Girl on October 11. Now in its 25th year, the UNICEF-backed day was initially named the International Day of the Girl Child. The movement calls for a world “where every girl… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Honors International Day of the Girl Child

Ambassadors for Christ International: Reaching People in 22 Nations

TUCKER, GA – The Ambassadors for Christ ministry began in 1948 as the fruition of the vision of Australian evangelist John Ridley to raise up Christian leaders who would establish churches “to penetrate Australia’s secular society.” Today, the ministry reaches into 22 countries on six continents. As the impact of the ministry, then known as… Continue reading Ambassadors for Christ International: Reaching People in 22 Nations

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Christian Nonprofit Celebrates 8,000 Church Projects Internationally

HAMPTON, VA — International Cooperating Ministries (ICM) in Hampton recently approved its 8,000th building project to assist Christians in difficult areas. With a vision to establish a healthy church within walking distance of everyone in the world, the 33-year-old charity is currently operating in 91 countries. The 8,000th church project will provide hope for one of Egypt’s… Continue reading Christian Nonprofit Celebrates 8,000 Church Projects Internationally

Behind-the-Scenes Missionaries Respond to Kerala Flooding

After hearing about the monsoon flooding in Kerala, India, the Mission Support Team serving at GFA’s headquarters in Wills Point, Texas, sprang to action to help spread awareness of the timely need. Many shifted their schedules to work long hours through the weekend to bring awareness to the devastation many are currently facing. After receiving… Continue reading Behind-the-Scenes Missionaries Respond to Kerala Flooding

Missionaries ‘Stuck’ in Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE – Haiti is a popular country for short-term missions trips because its needs are great and it is a relatively short distance for small church groups. As the pastor of a church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, said, “We want to serve the Haitians with compassion and offer real hope.” That pretty well… Continue reading Missionaries ‘Stuck’ in Haiti

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America’s Unheralded National Missionary: Francis Scott Key

Hardly an American alive does not know something about Francis Scott Key. Most know him as the writer of our national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner. Many may know that he wrote in while stranded on a ship in Baltimore harbor during the night-long attack on Fort McHenry, following which “our flag was still there!” Some… Continue reading America’s Unheralded National Missionary: Francis Scott Key

Horizons International to Open Prayer for All Nations Center in Lebanon

BEIRUT – Horizons International recently introduced its plans for establishing the Middle East Center for World Missions in Beirut. The entire project is expected to take 10 years to complete. The objective is “To build a hub and network that facilitate the mobilization, training, and sending of missionaries from the Middle East and North Africa… Continue reading Horizons International to Open Prayer for All Nations Center in Lebanon

Missionaries Use ‘Click Here’ to Connect

ORLANDO – Pioneers, a global missionary outreach ministry, was established in 1979 by Ted Fletcher, former National Sales Manager for the Wall Street Journal, and his wife, Peggy. That same year, Pioneers supported its first missionary, Ruth Wright, in Nigeria. In 1980 Pioneers sent its first missions team to Papua New Guinea. Along the way,… Continue reading Missionaries Use ‘Click Here’ to Connect

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Missionaries or Ambassadors

The Western world has traditionally held the word “missionary” in high esteem, largely unaware that leaders of Eastern nations have often regarded the idea skepticism. That skepticism has grown over the past century, following the end of World War I and, even more so, since the end of the Second World War. Why the disparity?… Continue reading Missionaries or Ambassadors

Missionary Statesman KP Yohannan (Metropolitan Yohan) Enters Eternity

WILLS POINT, TEXAS— K.P. Yohannan (Metropolitan Yohan), founder and director of GFA World and Metropolitan of Believers Eastern Church, departed in the presence of God on May 8, 2024. He was a missionary statesman with an undying call to share the love of Christ with this world and to inspire others to follow in his… Continue reading Missionary Statesman KP Yohannan (Metropolitan Yohan) Enters Eternity

GFA World Launches Christmas ‘Chickens & Goats’ to Fight Poverty

HATCHING HOPE: 'CHRISTMAS CRITTER' CAMPAIGN BACKED BY TOP CHRISTIAN BAND: Hit-making Christian band We Are Messengers is supporting mission agency GFA World's annual "Chickens & Goats" Christmas campaign — an opportunity for people to buy life-changing gifts, including chickens and goats, for families in Africa and Asia living in extreme poverty. (Photo Courtesy of We Are Messengers)

WILLS POINT, TX — Can a chicken really change someone’s life? It’s happening all around the globe, according to mission agency GFA World (www.gfa.org). The Texas-based organization has launched its annual Christmas “Chickens & Goats” campaign on WAY-FM Radio — an opportunity for people to buy life-changing gifts, such as chickens and goats, for families… Continue reading GFA World Launches Christmas ‘Chickens & Goats’ to Fight Poverty

GFA World Responds to Devastating Nepal Earthquake

GFA WORLD, LOCAL CHURCHES RUSH TO AID NEPAL QUAKE SURVIVORS: Local church teams in remote Western Nepal are desperately trying to reach villages flattened by a magnitude 6.4 earthquake last Friday night that killed more than 150 people and left thousands without shelter. GFA World (www.gfa.org) is asking for prayer and support.

WILLS POINT, TX — A U.S.-based global mission agency says several of its partner churches were left “broken” by a devastating earthquake that struck remote Western Nepal Nov. 3, killing more than 150 people. “We have also lost cherished members of our church family in this heart-wrenching tragedy,” said K.P. Yohannan (Metropolitan Yohan), founder of… Continue reading GFA World Responds to Devastating Nepal Earthquake

GFA World Launches Appeal As ‘Ostracized Widows’ Face Life of Begging

GFA WORLD LAUNCHES APPEAL ON BEHALF OF ‘OSTRACIZED WIDOWS’: Mission agency GFA World (www.gfa.org) has launched an appeal to help thousands of “ostracized widows” at risk of starvation and abuse.

WILLS POINT, TX — Mission agency GFA World (www.gfa.org) has launched an appeal to help thousands of “ostracized widows” around the globe at risk of starvation and abuse after being abandoned by their family and neighbors. “Millions of widows live in societies where they are blamed for their husband’s death, regardless of the illness, accident… Continue reading GFA World Launches Appeal As ‘Ostracized Widows’ Face Life of Begging

Gospel for Asia Helps Families ‘Sew Their Way Out of Poverty’

'SEW' AMAZING: Texas-based mission GFA World's "Sewing Their Way Out of Poverty" campaign aims to provide 500 new sewing machines and vocational training for 500 desperately poor families in Africa and Asia struggling to survive day-to-day. For more information, go to www.gfa.org/press/sew.

WILLS POINT, TX — A new three-month campaign aims to help some of the poorest families in Africa and Asia “sew their way out of poverty” — one stitch at a time. Texas-based mission GFA World’s “Sewing Their Way Out of Poverty” campaign aims to provide 500 new sewing machines and vocational training for 500… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Helps Families ‘Sew Their Way Out of Poverty’

GFA World Jesus Well Provides Easy Access to Clean Water

Thanks, the new Jesus Well, like the one pictured, Kylan’s village now has easy access to clean, pure water.

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, discussing Kylan and his village’s struggle with unclean water, and the access to clean water through newly installed GFA World Jesus Wells. Ten times each day,… Continue reading GFA World Jesus Well Provides Easy Access to Clean Water

Gospel for Asia Fights Waterborne Diseases with Jesus Wells and Water Filters

Kaigan and his children, pictured, are now able to drink pure water thanks to their new BioSand water filter.

WILLS POINT, TX – Water shouldn’t have a distinct red color when pulled from a well—but that’s exactly what thousands of impoverished families see when they go to draw water. Water shouldn’t make you sick—but that’s exactly the threat thousands of poverty-stricken people face from their only available source of drinking water. A Global Water… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Fights Waterborne Diseases with Jesus Wells and Water Filters

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) Spotlights ‘Hidden Epidemic’ of Missing Women

WOMEN FACE DANGER FROM ‘WOMB TO WIDOWHOOD’: To mark International Women’s Day in March, GFA World (http://gospelforasia.net/) is challenging people to “tenaciously pray for the world’s vulnerable women like never before” — including the more than 250,000 women and girls who’ve disappeared without a trace in the U.S.

WILLS POINT, TX — Mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is challenging people to “pray tenaciously for the world’s vulnerable women like never before” — including the more than 250,000 women and girls who’ve disappeared without a trace in the U.S. As the annual International Women’s Day takes place in March, the Federal Bureau of… Continue reading Gospel for Asia (GFA World) Spotlights ‘Hidden Epidemic’ of Missing Women

Gospel for Asia Radio Program Challenges Listeners to Reject ‘Mediocre Christianity’

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) one of the largest global mission agencies now in both Africa and Asia, has seen significant growth in the reach of GFA Minute, its rebranded radio program – now on 250 radio stations across the U.S. The minute-long program features K.P. Yohannan, founder of Gospel for… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Radio Program Challenges Listeners to Reject ‘Mediocre Christianity’

GFA World Helps Light Up Stoney Creek

St. Cyprian BEC begins the Advent season by hosting a community event to help bring light to our neighbourhood this Christmas (https://www.bechurch.ca/).

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — Every year GFA World and their mission partner, St Cyprian BEC, work together to bring beauty and light to their neighbourhood. One of the ways we do this is by turning three large evergreens into Christmas trees! On November 27 we held a Christmas Tree Lighting. At this event, the Christmas… Continue reading GFA World Helps Light Up Stoney Creek

GFA World Celebrated Serving Alongside Local Churches for 38 Years

GFA World Canada celebrates 38 years of serving God and humanity while their field partner St. Cyprian serves as a collection centre for OCC shoeboxes (https://www.bechurch.ca/).

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — November 14-20 marked this year’s National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoeboxes. St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church (BEC) was proud to once more serve as an OCC collection centre for Stoney Creek. Also, GFA World Canada celebrated their 38th anniversary on November 19th. Every year during National Collection Week,… Continue reading GFA World Celebrated Serving Alongside Local Churches for 38 Years

GFA World Partner St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church Hosts Fall Festival for Stoney Creek Community

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — October 22, 2022 St. Cyprian BEC (https://www.bechurch.ca), mission partner of GFA World hosted a free Fall Festival for the community. We gratefully took advantage of one of the last warm weekends of the year for this event. Families and individuals were welcomed to the property we share with Gospel for Asia… Continue reading GFA World Partner St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church Hosts Fall Festival for Stoney Creek Community

Enjoying the Fall Season at Stoney Creek Pumpkin Fest

GFA World offered games and free balloons for children and families at the Stoney Creek Pumpkin Fest (https://www.gfa.ca).

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — On Saturday, October 15, 2022, the Stoney Creek community came together to celebrate the Pumpkin Fest. Families were out together, and many children had the opportunity to show off their amazing costumes. Gospel for Asia (GFA World, founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired… Continue reading Enjoying the Fall Season at Stoney Creek Pumpkin Fest

St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church Holds a Community Car Wash

GFA World’s partner, St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church, holds a car wash for the community and raised funds for unsponsored children in Asia and Africa. (https://www.bechurch.ca/)

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — August 13, 2022, Gospel for Asia (GFA World, founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada) partner St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church (BEC) parish hosted a Community Car Wash for the residents of Stoney Creek. A total… Continue reading St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church Holds a Community Car Wash

Celebrating the Beginning of Summer at the Strawberry Fest

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) was founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, had the joy of being at the Stoney Creek Strawberry Fest, to bless children in the community with special balloons and free games, receive… Continue reading Celebrating the Beginning of Summer at the Strawberry Fest

GFA World Is Serving the Community as a Voting Station

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) was founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan as a worldwide mission movement dedicated to raising awareness and support for national missionaries serving the needy in Asia and now in Africa. The mission of GFA World first began in Canada in the fall of 1982. What happened on… Continue reading GFA World Is Serving the Community as a Voting Station

GFA World’s 60-Second Radio Feature Inspires Crisis-Weary Generation

60 SECONDS OF HOPE: K.P. Yohannan, founder of GFA World (www.gfa.org), has launched a brand new radio series, GFA Minute (www.GFAMinute.org), to encourage crisis-weary believers and inspire a generation searching for hope and purpose.

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, announces: Nearly 40 years after his landmark book Revolution in World Missions shook the evangelical world, K.P. Yohannan — founder of Gospel for Asia (GFA World) — hosts the brand… Continue reading GFA World’s 60-Second Radio Feature Inspires Crisis-Weary Generation

War, Refugees, and Hope

WARRENTON, MO — If you were chased out of your home at gunpoint and had to live in a refugee camp, could you turn it into something good? National missionaries from South Sudan did. They fled their country in 2017 with over 2 million people. Tarp tents, food, and firewood shortages, sanitation and water problems—nothing stopped… Continue reading War, Refugees, and Hope

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Class Action Against GFA World Canada Dismissed by Ontario Judge

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — GFA World Canada has received a favourable ruling by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, dismissing the plaintiff’s motion to certify a class action lawsuit against Gospel for Asia (GFA World) Canada and a number of its current and former officers and directors. The Ontario court denied the plaintiff’s motion to… Continue reading Class Action Against GFA World Canada Dismissed by Ontario Judge

Malaria – It’s Time to Buzz Off! New Vaccine Heralds a Game-Changing Development

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide, issued this Special Report on Malaria – new vaccine heralds a game-changing development. It’s the “buzz” millions around the… Continue reading Malaria – It’s Time to Buzz Off! New Vaccine Heralds a Game-Changing Development

GFA World Serves Stoney Creek Community by Cleaning up Garbage

Nine staff members from GFA World clean up bottles, plastic bags, and other litter from a ditch by a school and shopping centre.

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — GFA World (Gospel for Asia Canada) seeks to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide, which this spring also included helping their community by cleaning up a nearby area. Tens of thousands of people live in slums, with few opportunities for education or employment. These slums are dirty, cramped, and littered with… Continue reading GFA World Serves Stoney Creek Community by Cleaning up Garbage

GFA World Canada Celebrates Their 37th Anniversary

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO – GFA World was founded in the US by Dr. K.P. Yohannan in 1979 as a worldwide mission movement dedicated to raising awareness and support for national missionaries serving the needy in Asia and now in Africa. In a recent interview, Dr. K.P. Yohannan said “Our calling as a ministry has always been… Continue reading GFA World Canada Celebrates Their 37th Anniversary

“Prayer House” from Targu Mures, Romania

TÂRGU MUREȘ, ROMANIA— The “Prayer House” from Târgu Mureș, Romania is a place where believers from different denominations gather to pray and to worship God under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. The leader of the project, Cotiso Mărgulescu, will tell us more about this initiative. In different places of the world, along the years,… Continue reading “Prayer House” from Targu Mures, Romania

God Told Us to Come to Romania

ROMANIA— For over 20 years, Jan Cunninngham dedicated herself to working with children in Romania. She came together with her husband, Rick. Jan was born in a missionary family and received God in her heart at an early age, at only 4 years old. Also, she knew she was called to be a missionary when… Continue reading God Told Us to Come to Romania

GFA World Staff Run for COVID-19 Relief

GFA World "Run for THEIR Life": Canadian-based mission agency GFA World hosts 5k run on behalf of those affected by COVID-19.

STONEY CREEK, ON — Gospel for Asia Canada (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan shares how the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing death and destruction to millions around the globe. For many in Asia, the affect of the virus is felt in more ways than one as they struggle to make ends meet during the lockdown.… Continue reading GFA World Staff Run for COVID-19 Relief

Girls Exposed to ‘Shadow Pandemic’ of Sexual Abuse, GFA World Says

GIRLS FACE 'SHADOW PANDEMIC' OF SEXUAL ABUSE: COVID-19 has triggered a "shadow pandemic" of sexual abuse and exploitation against girls, a new report reveals on International Day of the Girl Child, Oct. 11. The report -- Young Victims Remain Hidden in the Pandemic's Shadow (http://www.gfa.org/press/girls) -- by GFA World (www.gfa.org) gives shocking insights into child marriage and online exploitation.

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, shares how COVID-19 has triggered a “shadow pandemic” of sexual abuse, violence and exploitation against girls, a shocking new report reveals on International Day of the Girl Child, Oct. 11. More than ever, girls… Continue reading Girls Exposed to ‘Shadow Pandemic’ of Sexual Abuse, GFA World Says

Gospel for Asia Integrity & Credibility Affirmed by 30 Christian Leaders

  •  Francis Chan, Pastor & Author »  •  Palmer Holt, President, InChrist Communications » •  David Mains, Radio & TV Broadcaster »  •  George Verwer, Founder, Operation Mobilization » WILLS POINT, TX – K.P. Yohannan and Gospel for Asia (GFA World), the organization he founded in 1979, have served the Lord faithfully in 18… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Integrity & Credibility Affirmed by 30 Christian Leaders

Gospel for Asia Provides Solution When Mandatory Masks Highlight Inequality for Asia’s Poor

GFA World pastor Abeer gives a face mask to Milan, who had been delivering milk door to door without the required item because he could not afford it. “I am grateful to [GFA workers] for helping me to get a reusable and hand-stitched face mask,” Milan said.

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing  how many NGO and charity organizations, such as Gospel for Asia , have sought to fill the gap between resources and needy communities who don’t have access to them as mandatory masks… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Provides Solution When Mandatory Masks Highlight Inequality for Asia’s Poor

Experience Glimpses of Gospel for Asia’s Ministry on YouTube

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing Gospel for Asia’s ministry as seen through eight videos on YouTube. Forty-one years ago, the Lord began answering the prayers of a young man from India, his wife and a few Christian… Continue reading Experience Glimpses of Gospel for Asia’s Ministry on YouTube

Praise Reports from South Asia

SOUTH ASIA – Christians are under attack on all continents. It is quite clear why Jesus called us to be lights in the darkness. So much is reported about the darkness, we need to be reminded that some people are still drawn to the light and are finding joy in Jesus. And the Lord is… Continue reading Praise Reports from South Asia

Millions of Non-Reading Children Worldwide Will Hear the Bible in Their Language

WARRENTON, MO — Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is excited to announce a partnership with Faith Comes by Hearing (FCBH). FCBH has recorded the full Bible or parts of it in over 1,300 languages (and counting) so that readers and non-readers can hear the Bible for themselves using an app or other device. CEF has hundreds… Continue reading Millions of Non-Reading Children Worldwide Will Hear the Bible in Their Language

7 Reminders About the 10/40 Window

WILLS POINT, TX – The primary ministry of Gospel for Asia and numerous similar efforts are focused on a portion of what has become known as “The 10/40 Window.” A recent article published by Advancing Native Missions, “What Is the 10/ 40 Window and Why Is it Important,” prompted this writer that it is time… Continue reading 7 Reminders About the 10/40 Window

Child Labor Today: Not Gone, But Forgotten

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) issues an extensive Special Report on child labor: Millions of Children Trapped between Extreme Poverty and the Profits of Others In a report written by Lee Tucker, a consultant to Human Rights Watch, about the problem of bonded labor in Asia, a young girl shared, “My sister… Continue reading Child Labor Today: Not Gone, But Forgotten

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