Profiles in Courage

Saturday, 13 June 2009 06:03 Written by

Determined to Learn

“They tell me I will never get married.”

Those were the words uttered by Asmeen when she first met Anita, school teacher at the Bawana tuition center. When Asmeen was five years old she fell on the corner of a bed and her left eye got injured. Her family did not have the means to treat her properly so Asmeen lost her eye.

Thursday, 04 June 2009 02:18 Written by

Victim Of Violence Turns To Helping Others

A child who has been a victim of shocking violence has to overcome many obstacles in this life. Such a child, through no fault of her own, has to struggle with guilt, fear, regret, and the never-ending question, “Why?” This is such a story.

Thursday, 28 May 2009 09:21 Written by

From Hopelessness to Victory

Drug addiction can be destructive and even deadly. Kat Corpus is a Christian in the Philippines who was married to a man named Tok, a recovering drug addict. She had been married to him a few years when she was met by some Christians and studied the Bible.

Friday, 22 May 2009 08:41 Written by

God was watching

"Whatever life throws at you.just be ready to handle it."

Sunday, 17 May 2009 07:44 Written by

Changing Lives One Person at a Time

"I want to go to school".Those were the words uttered by Shikha from the time she was a young child. Unfortunately, Shikha was raised in a traditional Indian family in the provincial city of Moradabad.There young girls are usually not encouraged to attend school. Even if they do, in most cases they do not study beyond the 8th standard.

Thursday, 07 May 2009 06:39 Written by

Tragedy on the cutting edge

"Jesus is Lord" are the words we utter at our baptism.Some of us are sorely tested along the way.

Tuesday, 21 April 2009 15:52 Written by

Truly Courageous

When Jennifer was baptized as a teenager she expected her life to follow a very choreographed plan.Indeed she grew in her faith enjoying her Christian life.

Thursday, 16 April 2009 09:32 Written by

An Indian Teen with Courage

When Anjali was a small child her mother was a member of the New Delhi church.

Tuesday, 07 April 2009 21:48 Written by

From Cancer patient to Triathelete

My father died in 2000 from salivary gland cancer.I was devastated. In 2001,a close friend of mine committed suicide.Emotional shock did not begin to describe my feelings.

Wednesday, 01 April 2009 19:15 Written by

Pol Pot Killed My Family

“Pol Pot’s army killed every member of my family. I have no one left,” says Mealea Tan as her husband, Dr. Kim Meng Tan, held his wife’s hand. Tears streamed down her face as she recounted this tragic episode of her life.

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