In the West Africa country of Burkina Faso, Christians have reportedly increased in number from 10,000 evangelicals in 1960 to 1.44 million in 2010.
The city dump seems like an unlikely place to plant a church, but to one missionary in Guatemala, it seemed perfect.
More than $20,000 was given over two and a half days so 12,000 Spanish titles can be given away, packed in a suitcase, and carried to those who need it most.
TGC is working to help pastors and elders in Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe get access to sound theological resources.
Their resources are few, but hope is rising among these pastors despite their ongoing oppression as Christians under a Buddhist-dominated dictatorship.
The prosperity Africa needs most is not offered by the American dream.
Uganda has high church attendance and religious freedom except for the Muslim-dominated northwest.
The gospel flame ignited at Pentecost is now burning bright near the top of the world in Nepal.
Honduras, rampant with drug-running and murder, presents a formidable challenge for gospel ministers.
Nearly 215 million people speak Bengali, but precious few theology and discipleship books have been translated into the language.
Imagine what it must be like for those who have never been taught gospel truths and long to find a sound source of instruction for their souls.
“Many new Christians, good and faithful ones, have difficulties explaining the gospel with clarity,” Ruben says. “What is the gospel?"
It started with a question on Facebook: “Are there any Reformed conferences in English that are in the Northern/Southeast Asia region?”
TGC International Outreach annual report for Theological Famine Relief for the Global Church (2014).
Unexpectedly called into the pastorate in 2008, Mohan began his ministry with little experience or training and no theological framework for suffering. The Christian community surrounding him was more influenced by prosperity preaching than by faithful biblical exposition.
'The gospel is going out; the church in Nepal is on the move!'