By Josil Gonzales, Philippines Like many Christians today, first century Corinthians believed that adversity was inconsistent with the Spirit-filled life. Paul needed to remind them that affliction, hardship, persecution and being struck down are part of the normal Christian life (2 Cor. 4:8-9). Paul’s opponents claimed that God’s power is manifest best through signs, wonders
Stemmah Sariau from Sabah, East Malaysia, was a tireless trainer of writers, translators and editors in Malaysia. Even though she was nursing a bad cough, in early November she came to LittWorld 2015 in Singapore, because she was passionate about her calling and wanted every opportunity to hone her skills. Less than a week after
By Sofina Tan, Singapore I only began to truly celebrate Christmas when I was 16 years old. And I am glad to say that no turkey died in the process. You see, I became a Christian at age 16 in a Hakka Church in Singapore. Hakka is a Chinese dialect that I never learnt to
Meet Nur Un Nabi, one of many worthy candidates for whom we are seeking to raise scholarships to attend LittWorld 2015, our unique Christian publishing conference. By Nur Un Nabi, Bangladesh “If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. This is to
In countries where public evangelism isn’t possible, books and literature play a critical role in sharing Jesus’ love. The manager of a leading Christian publishing house in Pakistan, unnamed for security reasons, shared his challenges and opportunities with us. For many years MAI has provided training support there. Q: What is your biggest challenge? Extremism.
By George Koshy Thomas slumped in the corner of a busy bus station in Kerala, India, and wondered how to end his miserable life. He had fallen into financial trouble the last few years, and his debts were piling up monstrously. Money lenders had begun harassing his wife and children too. Thomas saw only darkness
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