Reciprocity

We hear much about reciprocity these days, particularly regarding the imbalance of trade. So, what does it mean? Reciprocity is defined as: “Exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, and responding to a positive action with another positive action.” The problem is, if there is no reciprocity it always leads to a problem, as we

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Gaining New Strength: Impact Eastern Ukraine
Gaining New Strength: Impact Eastern Ukraine

Karen* is a positive and loving believer;  but that hadn’t always been the case. Years prior, Karen struggled for the longest time. She didn’t have anyone. She felt like she was losing her meaning and purpose because she didn’t have anyone to take care of. There was an unease, a loneliness that came with the

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God Has the Last Word: Latin America
God Has the Last Word: Latin America

Sofia* was reconnected to God after listening to a CVCLAVOZ radio program. This is her story: “I had stopped believing in God when I was in the 9th grade. I’ve known about Jesus since I was a child, but my faith wasn’t strong. All of a sudden, it vanished and I lived my life seemingly

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Jeff Lucas

Intentional Discipleship: Philippines
Intentional Discipleship: Philippines

When we released a testimony video in the yesHEis app about our team member’s battle with porn, Oliver* reached out to our team member through our Facebook page. He’s been struggling with pornography for the longest time and simply wanted to talk to someone who can relate. The young men met up at church and

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Knowing Christ as Saviour: India
Knowing Christ as Saviour: India

Priya* and her husband have been married for 6 years but don’t have a baby. She recently came across our featured video this month where Garima shared her testimony on how God blessed her with a baby after trusting in Jesus. Priya felt that this couldn’t have been by accident, and that God had lead

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Life in Technicolour: Africa
Life in Technicolour: Africa

It’s no secret that Africa faces unique technological constraints, requiring our team to be very creative in the way we share Gospel content. Last year, we experimented with longer-format videos we could distribute on African video-on-demand platforms, and this September we built on that momentum by releasing a new series of testimony videos called LIT

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Media Making a Difference: Myanmar
Media Making a Difference: Myanmar

While working to provide on-the-ground assistance to communities in crisis and manage the National Pioneers Initiative, the CV team in Myanmar is also using different forms of media to share the message of Jesus and mobilise Christians to share their faith. The Myanmar media team are currently using two Facebook pages to further their goals:

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Paul Rattray

Praying For Our Persecutor: Impact East Timor
Praying For Our Persecutor: Impact East Timor

Pastor Oracio is one of our indigenous successors in Oecusse, the only place in East Timor where our church remains closed due to persecution.  A month ago, Pastor Oracio was surprised by an unusual invitation, through a third party, from one of the most vocal leaders of the persecution. He invited Pastor Oracio to visit

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Restored to God and Church: North America
Restored to God and Church: North America

A man reached out because he was struggling in his marriage and family relationships. The family didn’t go to church much but, whenever they did, it was to separate locations. After sending a message through a landing page set up by CV Outreach, the man was connected to a CV Outreach church partner, Derek. Derek

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Restoring Connection to God: Southeast Asia
Restoring Connection to God: Southeast Asia

Grisella* is a young woman who has a rather turbulent relationship with her parents. She’s disconnected from them, saying that that they just don’t understand her. This, amongst other factors, has lead Grisella to become depressed and distant from God. After getting in touch with us through our Indonesian Friend of God Facebook page, she

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The Lifesaver Reaching Inmates: Africa
The Lifesaver Reaching Inmates: Africa

The Lifesaver, a short film about the true-life redemption story of one of Cape Town’s most notorious ex-convicts, offers a unique opportunity to reach out to inmates in various African countries. When Vuyo was a little boy, he dreamt of being a lifesaver. But as a young adult his life took a turn for the

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Paul Rattray

Tired of Rituals: Impact Southeast Asia
Tired of Rituals: Impact Southeast Asia

I am Akbar*, an Islamic teacher. I am thankful that the Lord showed me mercy through His Word. My family and I have been staunch Muslims for generations, believing that Islam was the only true religion. Despite faithfully practicing these religious rituals and routines, I had no peace in my heart. I became so disillusioned

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