Tag: poverty

Tumor Disappeared

Bolivian cancer patients

For sev­er­al years, Piedra Viva’s wom­en have made bi-month­ly vis­its to a local shel­ter for low-income can­cer patients, bring­ing them fresh pro­duce, dry goods and a word of encour­age­ment from Scripture. This year Ana Vargas has spear­head­ed our efforts, and has been bring­ing sev­er­al of the wom­en to church on Sundays. One such wom­an, Rina, came for­ward for prayer and God touched her. She shared that at her last check-up the doc­tors told her that her tumor had com­plete­ly dis­ap­peared. Praise God!

How Santa Got A Full Belly (It’s Not What You Think)

Little African girl

We spent our day in the inte­ri­or fin­ish­ing our home vis­its. We drove and drove and drove some more! We walked and walked and walked until we thought we were going to pass out! We real­ized we should have brought pro­tein snacks with us and more water because of the dis­tance and the hot African sun…

New Roofs for Rainy Season

By Lydia Barnes (WIM Missionary 270) [MEXICO] “Maria” is a 20-year-old mom with a two-year old and twins on the way any day now. Her hus­band works all day in the avo­cado orchards to make only $10. He hasn’t… Read More

A Bicycle for Juan

bicycle surrounded by children

By Ricky Oliver (Missionary 2235) My friend Juan asked if I could get him a bicy­cle that he could use to get to work. Juan and his wife have a beau­ti­ful fam­i­ly with beau­ti­ful smiles. When I gave… Read More

Transforming the World with a Video Camera

men filming livestock

    Technology on mis­sion The Hawkins fam­i­ly is mak­ing rip­ples all over the world from their home base in south Texas. John and Joann Hawkins joined World Indigenous Missions in 1990 and worked as church planters in… Read More