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K.P.’s Corner

Think about Apostle Paul’s life. He was a member of the Sanhedrin and the ruling party, very powerful. He had the highest possible education and much that would bring him esteem, but then he gave …

July 2022

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The stories on the previous pages make one thing clear: As GFA missionaries serve the Lord, they do their ministry willingly and joyfully; they know their work is unto the Lord. …

April 2022

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If there is one verse in the entire Bible that speaks volumes of what it means to be filled with the Holy Spirit or to experience the fullness of the Lord and have His rivers …

March 2022

K.P.’s Corner

From the time we are young, it seems we are always afraid of something—whether that thing is real or imaginary. We fear both the known and the unknown. And even though studies show most things …

February 2022

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I pray you and your family have a joy-filled Christmas, and may the blessings of the Holy Trinity be with you for the New Year! In The Chronicles of Narnia, the great Aslan tells the …

December 2021

K.P.’s Corner

Jesus told a remarkable parable about two brothers. In the story, the younger brother takes all the money he can and runs off to some foreign land, lives a bad life and wastes everything. Then …

November 2021

K.P.’s Corner

It is so serious, and of utmost importance, that each of us is “endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit” (Ephesians 4:3). “Endeavor” is another word for try, attempt, labor, strive, exert and struggle. …

August 2021

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Evangelist and Bible teacher Dr. John Haggai was not a household name in America. But when he passed away at the age of 96, this kindest and most gracious of men left a giant legacy …

June 2021

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Advent, the season leading up to Christmas, is often one of the busiest times of the year. This year, things may look very different in a world changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, but we can …

December 2020

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In the Book of Exodus, we read about the miraculous deliverance of the children of Israel from their slavery and suffering in ancient Egypt. They were free! The rejoicing with singing and dancing was heard …

July 2020

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In my journey with the Lord, I’ve found out that the safest thing in the whole world is just to follow Jesus and learn more of Him. … But how do we actually learn to …

June 2020

K.P.’s Corner

When I was around 19 years old, I was in South Asia, along with my mission team. It was summertime, and there were several hundred of us young people gathered together. Our leader, George Verwer, …

April 2020

K.P.’s Corner

Within these pages, you’ve read testimonies of lives transformed because of compassion. Pestanji received clean water. Rustam learned his life holds intrinsic value. Bhini experienced acceptance from God’s children that eases the burden of her …

February 2020

K.P.’s Corner

During my early days of serving the Lord, I traveled all over India with a missions movement team. In some areas where we served, it was so cold, and we slept outside every night. Thankfully, …

January 2020

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During my early days of serving God, I remember being asked to share my testimony for the first time. This was one of the very first ministry assignments I ever had. I was hardly 17 …

December 2019

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One of the struggles we sometimes face as followers of Christ is seeing where we want to be in our walk with God in contrast with where we currently find ourselves. When we look back …

November 2019

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If you and I have truly understood the love of Jesus for those who don’t know Him, then we will sometimes feel like Elijah did: left all alone with our concern for the world. We …

August 2019

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Throughout Jesus’ ministry on earth, numerous times Satan tempted Him to avoid suffering and the cross. But in the end, the victory was won, and Satan was eternally defeated. How? Hebrews 2:14 tells us that …

June 2019

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I will never forget the sacrifice of one dear retired widow, whom I met on a speaking tour. Excited about how much she still could do even though she wasn’t working, she pledged to help …

May 2019

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What a privilege it is to know we are part of the stories of people such as Sailik, Amolika, Rajarshi and Sushil. Their lives have been changed by the love of Christ. But this didn’t …

April 2019

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As we start the new year, it’s a good time to look back and thank the Lord for all He has done. This year, we are celebrating not only one year but 40 years of …

January 2019

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My future is not my concern; it is His. That’s a message you get very clear from the Apostle Paul when he talks about the beatings and persecution he endured for the sake of Christ. …

September 2018

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“Come to Me, all you who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly …

August 2018

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There is a verse about thanksgiving that has been an encouragement and a challenge to me over the years: “Whoever offers praise glorifies Me; and to him who orders his conduct aright I will show …

June 2018

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I am sure you and I both have felt unworthy of God’s love, especially when we seem to wander away from Him. But I want you to know there is hope. Our failures are no …

April 2018

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Our lives can be so filled with troubles and hardship it can be difficult to remember where and how to find joy. There is a Scripture verse that says, “Restore to me the joy of …

February 2018

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I reconnected with an old coworker recently, someone I remember as having great potential, many talents and an eager heart to follow the Lord. But a few years ago, all of a sudden, he disappeared. …

January 2018

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I’m glad to have this opportunity to share with you again. How nice it would be to be able to sit down in my living room with each of you over a cup of tea …

December 2017

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Being banned from the local well was difficult for Pastor Barasaat and his wife. For their obedience to God and their kindness to others, they suffered. We knew how their story ended after a few …

October 2017

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It can be difficult, sometimes painfully difficult, to be different. Anyone who has faced any peer pressure, which I think everyone does from time to time, knows this. The people of Israel, after so many …

August 2017

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There are two words that are significant for us to hold on to if we want to survive until the end: trust and surrender. They go hand in hand; one who trusts, surrenders. “Whenever I …

June 2017

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When my children were young, I travelled even more often than I do now. It was God’s grace and mercy that I never knew the hundreds of times my children would cry at night, asking …

April 2017

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We recently had a special guest come from overseas; he is a significant leader of the Church in India and has been walking with the Lord for decades. This saintly leader came to our office …

February 2017

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Not long ago, I heard a short talk about three very significant English words, words that are actually questions: what, how and why. The question, “What are you doing?” is usually very easy to answer. …

January 2017

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“If only that didn’t happen!” “Surely the Lord can’t use me anymore after what I did.” “I’ve ruined my life. Things can never be the same. I’ll never be what God wanted.” Have you ever …

December 2016

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The stories in this issue of Harvest are just a tiny glimpse of the Lord’s mercy and grace as He reveals Himself to the weary and oppressed. Time and time again we see God is …

October 2016

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Paul tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:17 to “pray without ceasing.” My friend, every prayer you utter makes a difference greater than you may ever realize on this side of eternity. If you’ve never read …

September 2016

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Last year, my wife and I each had the incredible opportunity to visit some special conventions hosted on the mission field in Asia. Some of the attendees had travelled nearly a week by bus and …

June 2016

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Many times in my life I have been overwhelmed by the circumstances around me. There’s always a hundred different things to do and little time to do them in. It’s easy to fall into anxiety. …

April 2016

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Can you imagine how grateful Sameena is for the radio broadcast that helps her learn more about Jesus every day? How grateful do you think she would be if she found out about all of …

February 2016

K.P.'s Corner

It’s January. Another year is behind us. I don’t know how it happened. Time went by so fast, and now we are in 2016. I can hardly believe it.

January 2016

K.P.’s Corner

As I travel through so many nations, I often hear the words “thank you.” Sometimes this phrase is communicated in a language I understand; sometimes it’s not. Sometimes it’s just in a look or in …

September 2015

K.P.’s Corner

I am often on international phone calls, and many times I get reports that encourage my heart to continue this journey. I’ve heard wonderful things about our Women’s Health Project and how more than 120,000 …

August 2015

K.P.’s Corner

Often times when I’m on the mission field, I have the opportunity to meet with believers from countries where Gospel for Asia serves, people from every strata of society—rich, poor, literate, illiterate, pastors, and laypeople …

June 2015

K.P.’s Corner

In recent times, our missionaries have faced a tremendous amount of persecution. Difficulties are mounting as we seek to follow the Lord and share His love. The enemy is always attacking the work of God. …

April 2015

K.P.’s Corner

I’m so excited to read stories like Kavi’s and Sona’s, stories of lives set free and completely transformed when humble brothers and sisters shared God’s love with them. These stories happened because the missionaries—and believers …

February 2015

K.P.'s Corner

I have been reflecting lately on some of the last words my uncle spoke to me. When I was just a boy, my mom told me he may be dying, so I went to see …

October 2014

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Reading the stories of Pastor Rajdeep simply fills me with wonder at all the Lord is doing. When I was 16, I left my home in South India and went north with a team of …

August 2014

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Recently, I saw a friend of mine, a brilliant scientist, whom I’ve known since the 1970s. He was a world-renowned scientist, making enormous amounts of money working for his government. In 1973, he submitted his …

June 2014

K.P.'s Corner

Imagine you are packing your bag, preparing to take a one-way trip to another part of the country. You get on a train, travel about 1,500 miles and end up in a colony of run-down …

May 2014

K.P.'s Corner

Look at Pastor Samuel’s life. His eight years of imprisonment started with injustice, confusion and waiting. I am sure in the beginning it felt unfair—like a bad dream that just didn’t end. Then look at …

January 2014

K.P.'s Corner

More than we may realize, very little do we really know God and hear Him. Sometimes when I am in an airport, I find myself turning up the volume on my cell phone as high …

September 2013

K.P.'s Corner

Years ago, my wife, two of our brothers in the ministry and I were sitting at a McDonald’s, and we started talking about how we wished we had vehicles so we could send teams of …

August 2013

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When was the last time you cried out, “Lord, how long must I wait before I can see You?”

June 2013

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“I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding.” —Philippians 1:9, NLT For more than 45 years, missions has been my life. But …

April 2013

K.P.’s Corner

When I was growing up, I was very shy and timid. I never participated in any sports, and I never confronted anyone about anything. During class, I sat there afraid that the teacher was going …

February 2013

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Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. . . . Whoever receives one little child like this in …

January 2013

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Come to Me, all you who labor and are heaven laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and …

December 2012

K.P.'s Corner

I used to go to our library to look for materials and references. But now, instead of spending hours looking through books, I can find online information within a few seconds—from 10,000 books. We used …

August 2012


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