What’s the Best Way to Pray?

Prayer isn't all that complicated. Dr. KP Yohannan shares with us some invaluable insight he has learned through his many years of serving in the ministry.

What’s the Most Effective Way to Pray? There have been numerous books and sermons that have been published that claim to teach us how to pray. Some stipulate that we need more faith. Others say that we must follow a certain formula. Prayer is God’s designated way for us to communicate and speak with Him.… Continue reading What’s the Best Way to Pray?

Gospel for Asia: 10 NGOs Providing Relief to Kerala Flooding Victims

A volunteer doctor at a health camp gives a check up to a victim of the Kerala flood.

The southern Indian state of Kerala was hit with severe rainstorms in August 2018, resulting in devastating floods. Thousands were driven from their homes. Hundreds lost their lives. Since the beginning, charities and NGOs have been at the forefront, running flood relief camps, donating resources, and raising money. The return to normalcy is still ongoing.… Continue reading Gospel for Asia: 10 NGOs Providing Relief to Kerala Flooding Victims

What Christian Leaders are Saying about Gospel for Asia

David Mains and KP Yohannan standing in David's office in October, 1980.

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is a nonprofit founded in 1979 committed to serving “the least of these” in Asia. GFA supports national field workers who in turn bring the love of Christ to those living in rural and under-served areas. Whether it’s providing the opportunity for a brighter future for a child in Asia… Continue reading What Christian Leaders are Saying about Gospel for Asia

The Wedding that Happened at a Flood Relief Camp

They fled their flooded homes but the rains could not stop their love. The rains came down incessantly causing severe flooding in southern Indian state of Kerala. Whole villages and towns were destroyed in a matter of days. Partnered with the Indian government, GFA-supported relief camps provided food, shelter, and basic supplies to those fleeing… Continue reading The Wedding that Happened at a Flood Relief Camp

GFA Launches Disaster Relief Effort to Aid Victims of ‘Grave’ Kerala Flooding

WILLS POINT, Texas  — GFA (Gospel for Asia) has issued an urgent appeal for help in responding to some of the worst flooding in almost a century that has claimed several hundred lives and displaced nearly a quarter of a million people in southern India. GFA-supported workers have already begun distributing emergency supplies to some… Continue reading GFA Launches Disaster Relief Effort to Aid Victims of ‘Grave’ Kerala Flooding

Dr. KP Yohannan Shares How to Endure to the End

Run with endurance!

In our Christian life, enduring until the end is what it’s all about, not just starting well. The apostle Paul writes of Christians approaching their life as athletes training for the prize. In order to train to win, athletes must endure the long process that it takes to condition and improve. Sometimes it’s not easy to… Continue reading Dr. KP Yohannan Shares How to Endure to the End

Here’s How to Pray for Missionaries and Pastors

GFA sponsored missionaries pray for their ministries.

How should we pray for overseas missionaries and pastors? I  want to pray, but  what do they need?  This is a question that often crosses our minds when we hear of the adversity facing those who serve the Lord in areas that are volatilize and prone to hostility. Tamang is a pastor in South Asia who… Continue reading Here’s How to Pray for Missionaries and Pastors

Instead of Judging, Let’s Carry Each Other’s Burdens

A believer in Asia smiles for the camera following a church service.

Dr. KP Yohannan:  “The Body of Christ is complete only because of differences.” Sometimes it may feel like there are so many differences in the church body—if only everyone shared the same understandings and experiences, perhaps then the conflicts would be resolved. However, the Bible affirms the differences that we might scorn. Paul writes in… Continue reading Instead of Judging, Let’s Carry Each Other’s Burdens

God’s Faithfulness Shown Through Village Pastor

Pastor Barasaat shares a message with a gathering of believers.

Sometimes it can be easy to forget the faithfulness of God. GFA (Gospel for Asia) supports thousands of missionaries and pastors each month in Asia. Sometimes these men and women work for years in the same region before they are met with progress. Meet Barasaat, a GFA-sponsored Pastor who has served the same region for… Continue reading God’s Faithfulness Shown Through Village Pastor

Missions is Sharing

A GFA-supported pastor prays for a believer in his church.

We’ve all heard this phrase: Sharing is caring.  But could sharing be more than that? And how does sharing tie into the Christian principal of love? Dr. KP Yohannan, founder of the nonprofit GFA (Gospel for Asia) explains, Caring is sharing. Loving is sharing. Missions is sharing. The whole purpose of the Church in this world can be… Continue reading Missions is Sharing

Dr. KP Yohannan: Choose to Trust God at His Word

GFA-sponsored missionaries are gathered in prayer.

“We need to leap into the hands of God and trust Him to carry us.” Dr. KP Yohannan, founder of the nonprofit GFA (Gospel for Asia) gives encouragement and encourages us to trust and expect great things from God. Sometimes it can seem intimidating to step out of our comfort zones and expect miracles. But… Continue reading Dr. KP Yohannan: Choose to Trust God at His Word

Gospel for Asia: NGOs Combat Lack of Toilets and Sanitation Facilities in Asia

A woman uses a GFA sponsored toilet, which eliminates the shame and stigma that comes with open defecation.

Texas-based nonprofit GFA (Gospel for Asia) constructs more than 10,000 toilets and sanitation facilities throughout Asia. Open defecation, though rarely addressed, is still a pressing issue for those living below the poverty line in Asia. According to the World Health Organization, over 650 million people in India alone do not have access to a toilet.… Continue reading Gospel for Asia: NGOs Combat Lack of Toilets and Sanitation Facilities in Asia

Responding to Others with Compassion and Understanding

A GFA-supported missionary in prayer.

Respond to others with compassion and understanding, says Dr. KP Yohannan, founder of GFA (Gospel for Asia). As humans, we often lack compassion and understanding when dealing with those around us. Even as Christians, it can be difficult to respond to others with the same love Jesus did. Yohannan recalls that he used to preach… Continue reading Responding to Others with Compassion and Understanding

Children’s Homes are Bringing Hope to Children Across India

Dr. KP Yohannan Metropolitan visits a GFA-supported Children's Home in Delhi, India

Last month, Dr. KP Yohannan Metropolitan visited the children’s home supported by Gospel for Asia in Delhi, India. The GFA-supported Children’s Home offers street children shelter, food, and education. Dr. KP Yohannan Metropolitan spent his time visiting with the children at the homes. There were laughs and hugs. Yohannan met a little girl living at… Continue reading Children’s Homes are Bringing Hope to Children Across India