Nearly a quarter of the world’s female population lives under the oppressive teaching that women are deficient in intelligence and spirituality. More than half of Indian women believe they deserve the abuse they receive simply for being females. Five hundred Chinese women kill themselves every day to escape a life of indignities. Something has gone [...]
With each new year, we rejoice to look back and see what God has done. One of our TWR missionaries recently shared that his niece — a lifelong devout Buddhist — gave her life to Christ in 2012. He raised his arms in the air and said excitedly, “I could not believe it!” and gave [...]
It was the saddest of days. I felt such agony. A family member confided in me that she had insisted that her then pregnant teenage daughter arrange for an abortion. In her mind, choosing an abortion was preferable to a shameful out-of-wedlock pregnancy and complications in her daughter’s life plans. Alas, another baby died. Guilt [...]
Though Thanksgiving is a U.S. holiday that dates back to the 1621 “First Thanksgiving” of Colonial times, it didn’t become an officially recognized annual celebration until President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill in 1941, establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day. Historically, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed on October 3, 1863, that the [...]
Women in Asia are confronted with challenges daily, sometimes amid horrible circumstances.
TWR’s ministry to women, Project Hannah, mobilizes individuals, churches and women’s groups in 120 countries to participate in its Global Prayer Movement. Using a monthly prayer calendar distributed in 70 languages, prayer partners intercede daily for the plight of women and for Women of [...]