Author: Becky Hyland-Bennett

Multiplying Disciples Among the Least, Last, and Lost

from Brazil

From Brazil Salvation Comes to Muslims in Africa

In the early 70s, YWAM missionaries Jim and Pam Stier went to Brazil with a vision to equip and send Brazilians to the nations. Brazil was considered a mission field at that time, certainly not a mission force. Many thought their vision was unrealistic. But over the years it became reality. Missionaries from Brazil have …

baptize

When the One Baptizing is Just a Young Girl

Serving the Lord can be an amazing privilege. And yet if we are honest, it can sometimes also feel like a burden. In all churches and Christian communities, we have beliefs and traditions about who can minister… and how! Here is a very recent story about a teenage girl from Nepal. A Natural Evangelist Sashi* …

Divine appointment

Divine Appointment at a Bus Stop

What do you assume about people of other faiths? Most of us meet people from other religious communities. When you meet them, do you expect them to be resistant to new ideas? Assume that they will be biased against a follower of Jesus? Hostile toward your Christian beliefs? Our assumptions are often wrong, even though …

Western Europe

A Desperate Soul Pleads for a Story

Is it a safe assumption that everyone in Western Europe knows at least a little bit about who Jesus is? Here is a true story of one man who did not… but for some mysterious reason, he felt that he really should find out more! “Should I go in? Or should I not go in?“ …

killing fields

Finding Fruit in the Former Killing Fields

There is a small province in Cambodia near Battambang called Pailin. It’s a beautiful region that has gained recognition for its amazing gemstones. It has jungles, natural waterfalls and is close to the international border. Emotional Scars Back in the 1970s, the Khmer Rouge decided they would take the small province for its rich minerals. …

quiet man

A Quiet Man and the Ring of Fire

Stephen* is a soft-spoken man. In his native country, he is not particularly famous. He does not promote himself but lives to serve the Lord and his community with God’s love and salvation. His friends, however, have a lot to say about him! “Like others in his part of Africa, he is a very friendly …

education

Baboons, Children’s Books and Literacy in Mozambique

The country of Mozambique is home to many tribes and unreached people groups. Some of these groups have heard the good news of Jesus. Others may have heard His name, but have no idea who He really is. God called Steve and Kate* to bring the gospel to some very remote villages deep in the …

deliverance

Naked, Possessed and Bound by Witchcraft- A Miracle Happened

The nation of Malawi is in southeast Africa. It has many areas of beauty including incredible wildlife parks. Malawi is also is a nation with numerous unreached people groups. God has been working in powerful ways to establish Disciple-Making Movements there. Signs and wonders are causing these movements to grow rapidly. This story is from …

the veiled

Is There a Small But Strong Beginning Among the Veiled?

The Arabian Peninsula is known for its riches from the oil industry. For some people in this region however, there is hunger and underdevelopment. They have a very short life expectancy as well. Rich Yet Poor Of the Arab nations, Yemen is the poorest. Education and health care are distributed inadequately, and at a low …

audio bibles

Powerful Disciple Makers Don’t Have to Be Literate

Long ago I dropped into a Christian bookstore in my country of residence, England. After wandering around the store, it occurred to me that there were many different English versions of the Bible. I couldnot even count them. They seemed too many! A Terrible Injustice “What about those who don’t have a Bible in their …

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