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Articles with tag Compassion Ministries

Three Pastors, One City, One Pandemic

Pastor Marut’s phone kept ringing. The prime minister had declared a lockdown over the whole nation, and a chorus of voices echoed from Pastor Marut’s phone, one-by-one, each with a similar …

June 2020

Prison Gifted with Sewing Machines

Pastor Jaitra prayed out loud, surrounded by a group of prisoners. Eight voices echoed Jaitra’s “amen.” The small prayer meeting broke up. Walking out the prison doors, Jaitra held one prayer …

May 2020

More Than Just a Checkup

Tarik, a GFA-supported pastor, serves in the heart of one of the largest cities in Asia. Looking up from the squalor and poverty of the slums, he …

April 2020

Hard-working Mom Gains Second Chance

At age 34, Pival had a husband and five children, but she was missing something that most people gain during childhood. With her days spent labouring tirelessly in …

May 2019

Because They Received a Toilet

As GFA-supported pastor Shantiv walked the dirt streets, he saw a great need. Poverty reigned in this particular slum, and many residents lacked a bathroom. Pastor Shantiv has been ministering in …

April 2019

In the Wake of the Water

The 2018 flooding in Kerala brought sadness and destruction, yet in the wake of this disaster, many bonded together to help those in need. In these trying times the people of …

January 2019

Changed by Love, Empowered by a Bicycle

Pranita looked at her discouraging surroundings. Crowded houses, wailing children and hopeless adults greeted her tired eyes. She and her family live in one of Asia’s largest slums. Pranita’s family had …

January 2019

Flooded Homes, Overflowing Hearts

“We were four members in our family when the water waves were increasing,” Tanish reflects. “We left our home to [go to] a safe place. ... Within a second, half of …

June 2018

From Danger to Good Health

Ekanga was worried about his wife. Though Pallavini took local remedies for healing, nothing helped. Many of the so-called treatments only made her worse. For more than a year, her bleeding continued, …

April 2016

Pure Water Brings Health to Village

How are people living in this village? Gospel for Asia supported pastor Sadavir wondered. The water in this remote village was filled with clay, iron and mud, plaguing residents with frequent …

September 2015

A Secret Changes Child Bride's Life

Kishori married when she was only 7 years old, not knowing her in-laws had a life-altering secret. When Kishori began living with her new family, she found out her mother-in-law and father-in-law …

September 2014

Infection, Rejection Overtake Man’s Life

The flesh in his legs began to decay, and although doctors said his leprosy was curable, he couldn’t afford the necessary treatment. Manpreet thought it was just a sting from a caterpillar, …

June 2014

Forgotten No Longer

A hospital is welcomed in all parts of the world. As the inauguration of Gospel for Asia’s new medical centre took place, the hundreds of people gathered saw it as a beacon …

January 2013

Young Woman Has Plans for Slum

Grishma had seen the slum where men earned their wages by collecting trash, where children had to beg instead of attend school, where women lived in agony as they watched their children …

August 2012

When Need Arises, Compassion Teams Go

Whenever there is a natural disaster in South Asia, Gospel for Asia-supported Compassion Services teams step in to provide support and demonstrate Jesus’ love to those in need. Such was the case …

August 2012

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