Stories from the Field
February 19, 2014

The Closed Island

My husband, David and I were flying to an island that had been used to trade slaves since the 1500’s. This remote island is notorious for being closed to Christianity and about 99% of the people practice a religion that is often hostile toward Christians. We had been invited to…
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Stories from the Field
December 22, 2013

Mobile Ministry and Typhoon Relief

It Started With a Dream In 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines with powerful winds and surging waters. By November 11th—the country was in a state of emergency. That same night, Brandon (Renew’s COO) felt strongly that the Lord was telling him something through signs and a dream. In his…
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Stories from the Field
October 30, 2013

Mobile Ministy’s Impact

Vast forest and rugged mountains separate remote villages from the rest of society in Papua New Guinea. They don't have electricity, internet or running water. Like many unreached and remote people - they do have cell phones. Villagers snapping photos of the helicopter on their cell phones As a helicopter…
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Stories from the Field
October 28, 2013

The Gospel Established in a Jungle Tribe

By: Stephanie Palusky Hidden deep in the humid Amazon jungles of Peru are the U* people. Largely untouched by civilization the U* tribe is a beautiful people, a treasure of God. They live in small villages in huts made with palm fronds and dried grasses, dotted along the meandering green…
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Stories from the Field
September 19, 2013

The Viral Spread of the Gospel in Ghana

Churches are springing up in villages of Ghana. A pastor named David, was converted from another faith and has been vigorously planting churches for the past three years. Pastor David started with a Vista Projector System and the JESUS Film in several local languages, along with some Proclaimer audio Bibles…
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Stories from the Field
September 17, 2013

The Power of the Word in the Mother Tongue

In Peru, Quechua is a commonly spoken by many indigenous people. For those who speak Quechua, access to the Bible is very limited. Most people have received little education and have difficulty understanding Spanish. Unfortunately, most Bibles and sermons are in Spanish. This makes it challenging to understand God's Word…
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Stories from the Field
July 2, 2013

A Life Changed with an Audio Bible

When you look at Natalia, you see a beautiful 18-year-old Peruvian girl from a small village. You wouldn't know that she has endured a hopeless life full of tragedy and darkness. Natalia is from the Quechua tribe and had never heard God's Word in her own language. She didn't know…
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Stories from the Field
June 6, 2013

Mr. Duo & Jesus

"The town is steeped in witchcraft," said the team member in Liberia. "When we heard about this place, we began to pray for the Gospel to take root in the hearts of the people." JESUS Film Team Member in Mailbox The capital city of Nimba County is the most populous…
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Stories from the Field
May 14, 2013

Progress Made in South Sudan

The GRA (Greater Reach Alliance) has partnered with The Aurora Project to show the JESUS Film in South Sudan. Exciting progress has already been made this year. People from everywhere, like cattle and fishing camps, and even military units are attending showings of the JESUS Film. So far, over 32,000…
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Stories from the Field
May 14, 2013

Miracle at Uganda’s Border

Don, a missionary to Pygmies in the Congo, was in a serious motorcycle accident. He suffered many injuries including blood loss, broken ribs, and a rib completely severed from his rib cage. Not only did his injuries cause unbearable pain, but doctors weren't sure that his ribs would ever heal…
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