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Bridging the Gap Between Students and the Gospel

In Ministry by Courtney Patao

Bridges International is a ministry of Cru that specializes in reaching international students. My husband and I work in the San Francisco Bay area and spend most of our time at San Jose State. International students have unique needs and barriers to the Gospel, and our ministry strives to overcome all obstacles so that students can experience Jesus.




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Living With Purpose

In Ministry by Marius Brand

Since Reach4Life was launched in January 2004, well over half a million youth have been reached in South Africa. The program is now run in schools, universities, prisons, church youth groups, and drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers. During 2016 alone 80,000 young people were reached, of which over 5,000 committed their lives to Christ and were connected to a local church.




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Doors are Opening in China as People Hunger for God’s Word

In Bible, Ministry by Biblica Staff

China is changing. The political and spiritual climate is shifting. This vast, increasingly complex nation is also quickly becoming economically polarized. While coastal cities like Shanghai and Shenzhen are enjoying prosperity and economic development, many places in central and western China, especially rural areas, have experienced little change in terms of lifestyle and standard of living.




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God’s Word is Helping Prisoners Break Free From Spiritual Chains

In Ministry by Biblica Staff

It’s more than just the loss of freedom. More than the captivity. Besides being held inside the secure walls, doors, and fences, the inmates at Leeuwkop Prison have something else to deal with. Located just outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, the inmate population at Leeuwkop is suffering from the same thing the rest of the country is suffering from: the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Approximately 600 of the 4,500 prisoners are HIV-positive. It is in this high-risk, often hopeless environment that God’s …




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Tony’s Bible Was Tattered, but His Life Was Restored

In Ministry by Biblica Staff

Tony has been out of prison for more than five years now. None of his children have had any run-ins with the law. When he encountered God in His Word and accepted Christ as His Savior, he effectively broke the cycle of crime and punishment that had been plaguing his family, dragging them down.