Nine years ago, Alfa Wijnveen came from Portugal to the Netherlands. She only knew a little Dutch and was looking for something to do. Last year, she started working for GlobalRize and is now our Portuguese language team leader. 'Every day I get to make a little world tour.'
Nuredin*(23) from Uzbekistan couldn’t find work in his own country, so he went to Moscow, about 1800 miles away. Even though he did find work there, his life was far from easy. But then he came across an online course.
At GlobalRize two of our main goals are to share the Gospel in many languages, and to help people find their way to a local church. The Spanish team is a beautiful example of how we would like to see this happen.
She Rises, the women’s branch of GlobalRize, has also made a start in Spanish: Ella Resplandece. Enthusiastic volunteers have put a lot of work into it, and we can see the results right away: the new Facebook page already has 12,500 followers.
She was totally dejected when she discovered that the man she loved had abandoned her, was already married, and had children. Heydi from Guatemala wanted to turn the clock back and felt overwhelmed, realizing that she had been living in adultery.
A contagious variant of the Covid-19 virus is raging in poor Nepal, infecting thousands of people every day. Daniel*, our contact in Nepal, writes to us, "This situation really makes Christians in Nepal realize that God is our only Shelter and hope."
How did they ever think of it? Cutting the Bible Basics Course into 40 parts and sharing one each day during Lent in a WhatsApp group. The daily message was a 'ray of light from heaven' in Rwanda.
Mary from Papua New Guinea came to us by way of the chat. ‘I had a dream where I saw myself going back to the church where I used to go. But may I come back to God…?’
Janet Kendi from Kenya struggled with a sin in her life that she could not get rid of. The contact with her mentor, Elsa from the Netherlands, made a change for the better. "Her words [...]
Nepal is in the top 21 least reached countries with the Gospel. Many Nepalese work abroad, where they often feel lonely. Especially for them, the online ministry of the Nepalese GlobalRize team is a great blessing.