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2023: A YEAR TO TAKE GROUND

A tightening is happening in nations hostile to the Gospel. Restrictions are getting more restrictive, not less. Despite the broader culture’s narrative to “be who you want to be,” there is an increasing pressure in nations restricted to the Gospel to conform and fall into line. Communistic governments like China…
Nikki Yanulis
February 1, 2023
NewsSpiritual Development

Created For More

The world has gone through a lot over the last few years, yet God’s hand has been at work. I’m excited about what he is doing in the lives of people I’m connected to and in your life, too. As we begin a new year, I want to encourage you…
Nikki Yanulis
January 3, 2023
Bibles for IranIran

Sharing The Peace Of God

These are the words the angel Gabriel announced to Mary when he came to deliver the God-ordained plans that were about to unfold in her life. They begin the famous Christmas story found in the Gospel of Luke. How many people in our world need to hear those words today?…
Nikki Yanulis
November 30, 2022
Bibles for IranIran

Turning Dreams Into Reality

Over the years, we have introduced you to dozens of Iranian believers who forsake comfort for the call of being a disciple of Jesus. We recently met yet another individual – we’ll call him Pastor Abraham to protect his identity – who has experienced tremendous hardship at the hands of…
Nikki Yanulis
October 28, 2022
Bibles for IranIran

Millions Of Hearts Are Open In Iran

Iran is home to the fastest growing Christian church in the world. We have shared before that many experts believe the Iranian church is now growing at over 19% a year. Growth like this is the result of a widespread evangelistic movement. Daily, believers are being added in number because…
Nikki Yanulis
September 29, 2022
IraqNewsRefugee ReliefTraining

Rewriting Stories In Iraq

As a parent, is there anything better than seeing your children make their faith their own? This is a prayer focus I have for my kids this year. Helping to build a strong, personal foundation of faith in God and His Word is the greatest gift we can leave behind…
Nikki Yanulis
August 31, 2022
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Remembering The Forgotten

When was the last time you heard about Iraq in the news? In the last two years, a pandemic, an election, and crises in Afghanistan and Ukraine have taken center stage. There is undoubtedly great hurt in the world today. This means that there is also great opportunity for God…
Nikki Yanulis
July 19, 2022
IraqNews

20 Years of Restoring Lives in Iraq

We’ve helped plant churches, hosted leadership conferences, and have been blessed to build relationships with top government officials. Today, we continue to reach Muslims and Yazidis with the Gospel through our skills training programs and mobile medical clinic. You’ll hear more about this later. Thank you to every person who…
Nikki Yanulis
June 7, 2022
IranNews

29,000 Bibles Are Ready To Be Moved Into Iran

After several delays, we’ve finally heard from our partners on the ground in the Middle East. A shipment of 29,000 Bibles just arrived at our warehouse!  This means we can mobilize teams to reach 29,000 people with the Gospel this summer!  This is huge news, as we have been waiting…
Nikki Yanulis
May 31, 2022
ChinaUncategorized

To The Ends Of The Earth

In the face of tightened restrictions and increased hurdles to get the Gospel and teaching material into restricted nations, World Compassion is taking ground! Last month, we told you about a new law that was passed in communist China preventing any religious content from being posted online. Bob Fu, founder…
Nikki Yanulis
April 28, 2022
ChinaUncategorized

New Law In China

Have a religious gathering with more than 10 people Rent property for the purpose of a Christian gathering without facing astronomical fines Purchase Bibles online (the Chinese government is believed to be working on a new and CCP-approved version of the Bible) In very real time, we are seeing the…
Nikki Yanulis
March 29, 2022
NewsSpiritual Development

Getting Your Mind Right

Have you considered lately how powerful your thoughts are? This time every year, the turn of the calendar presents the opportunity to course correct where needed and forge new habits that will be foundational for the future.  In my home country of the United States, statistics show 74% of people…
World Compassion Staff
January 3, 2022
AfghanistanIranNews

Christmas 2021

We’ve surpassed over 200,000 Bibles into Iran! These Bibles are transforming lives, and Christianity continues to flourish across the country! Iranian church networks are requesting a record number of Bibles right now. The demand remains high, so we’re picking up the pace. We have set a goal to move 40,000…
Nikki Yanulis
December 1, 2021
Spiritual Development

Are You Available?

I knew we had former Afghan staff in the country who helped run our educational programs from 2002 to 2014. These people gave 12 years of their lives to help educate over 8,000 women and children through our literacy, computer and English courses. As I began thinking about how these…
Nikki Yanulis
November 1, 2021
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Nallia’s Story

“It was midnight when we were sitting at home. Everyone was shouting with concern when we heard the Taliban had taken over Afghanistan. The country had fallen.”  On August 16th, Nallia and her family rushed to the Kabul Airport along with thousands of others in hopes of fleeing the nation…
Nikki Yanulis
October 21, 2021
Afghanistan

Breaking News: Afghanistan Evacuations

Earlier this month, we were able to help move five Christian families totaling 24 people safely out of Afghanistan. These families were all at a high risk of violence from the Taliban for their involvement in World Compassions education and skills training programs for women and children. They were initially…
World Compassion Staff
October 4, 2021
Afghanistan

Afghanistan Update

The Need To Help Christian Families In Afghanistan Is Still Great THERE ARE THREE WAYS WE ARE ACTIVELY WORKING TO SUPPORT THESE FAMILIES: 1. Evacuation For High-Risk Christian Families  We are working to evacuate several Christian families who are at high risk of threats by the Taliban. You can help…
World Compassion Staff
October 1, 2021
Afghanistan

Afghanistan Q&A

Because of you, we’re positioned to help Afghanistan over the coming months as the situation evolves, knowing that this is a long-term effort to keep families safe. We are anticipating the circumstances to continue changing as US troops withdraw and Taliban law is more harshly enforced. Share Inspire others to…
World Compassion Staff
August 26, 2021
AfghanistanSpiritual Development

Lessons From A Legend

You may not be able to go physically,but through your partnership with us, you empower the local Church in restricted countries Today you can: Help Afghan families with housing, food and transportation assistance Make disciples by providing comprehensive Bible training Provide Bibles in Iran Fund skills training for refugees in…
World Compassion Staff
August 26, 2021
Afghanistan

Afghanistan Relief

This ended a nearly 20-year effort by the U.S. and other nations to mold Afghanistan's government into a democracy. The Taliban have cut access to many bank accounts.  Christians have lost jobs simply for their religious views.  Due to being at greater risk for targeted violence, Christians are moving “underground”,…
World Compassion Staff
August 18, 2021
Spiritual Development

Let’s Go!

As a kid, whenever my dad was trying to get the family out of the house to go somewhere, he would stand at the bottom of the stairs and yell a loud, long and deep, “Let’s Gooooooo!” This meant he was ready to leave, and we better be too. My…