Stories of Hope
“God remains sovereign in our world today, now as ever.
Yet attacks on the faith of believers are widespread.
Today’s media zoom their cameras in on and dedicate endless column inches
to wars, disasters, famines, scandals, tragedies and every form of evil.
Things beautiful, wholesome and good, however, are less photogenic,
so the works of God and His servants are rarely noticed.
Like the disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24),
we need our eyes opened to see reality – God among us! ”
~ Operation World Book
The world has become crazy and with everything that is happening around us, we often become negative and depressed.
We need good news to encourage and sustain us.
Many good things are happening in God’s Kingdom.
Here you will find links to ministries and organizations who tell those stories as well as testimonies sent by friends from across the world.
BEIJING — There was a time when owning a Bible in China was illegal. For decades, missionaries smuggled tons of Bibles and other Christian literature into China. But not anymore. In the world’s most populous nation, technically still Communist and officially atheist, comes the story of a mission to reach China’s masses with God’s Word. “There is still a lot
NORTHEAST CHINA — Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, thousands of Christians are meeting in a corner of northeast China for an unprecedented prayer movement. What started as a small gathering six years ago has become a nationwide prayer initiative uniting hundreds of Chinese churches. Television cameras have never been allowed to film the prayer services, but CBN
The Word makes it clear that we are to pray and ask God, that He hears and will answer us. When we pray we are to have an expectation that, if we ask according to God’s will, we will receive from Him what we ask. Every moment, God is in the process of answering prayers of those who call out
The movement of praying children has been facilitated by a network of children’s prayer coordinators across Indonesia since 2003. This network now exists in 72 (seventy-two) regions / cities throughout Indonesia. The functions and duties of the facilitator is to teach children to pray at his local church and to invite Sunday school teachers each week from churches in the
Ezekiel 22:29 – 31 says that when God’s people fail to answer the call for prayer in the face of sin, oppression, corruption and injustice in our nations, the judgment and wrath of God comes upon that nation. But 2 Chronicles 7:14 – 15 says that when we pray, God hears us, forgives us, and heals our land. Ethnic riots have
Thanks to Invisible Children, Kony 2012, a well-screened advocacy piece shot about this same time, many people now know that for more than 20 years, the “Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), led by the infamous Joseph Kony, employed satanic rituals and brutal force to abduct and control over 25,000 children to serve as sex slaves and child soldiers to prosecute a war