“God knows. He hears. He sees their pain. And He has brought us to the point at which we can, by His grace, help do something about it.”
Dr. K.P. Yohannan latest book, No Longer a Slumdog: Bringing Hope to Children in Crisis is an eye opener of a book! Dr. K.P. Yohannan, founder and international director for Gospel of Asia, has a heart for the children of Asia! He has authored more than 200 books, including Revolution in World Missions, an international bestseller with more than 3 million copies in print. He is on the board of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), and his Road to Reality radio program airs on more than 900 stations worldwide. He and his wife, Gisela, have two grown children, Daniel and Sarah, who both serve the Lord with their families.
I take for granted what I have each day! It is easy to do that. Living in America where you can make your own choices and set your own destinations. It is easy for us to take for granted what we are given. Unfortunately and as many of us know, that is not the case for millions of people living in India. Imagine a level of poverty so large and so devastating that parents have to do the unthinkable, abandon their children! That is the reality facing the children of India. Thanks to the GFA Bridge of Hope centers, hope is being provided to these children. GFA Bridge of Hope helps the impoverished areas by providing them an education, medical care, and food. More importantly they provide them hope and the promise of a brighter future by sharing the Gospel of Christ.
No Longer A Slumdog: Bringing Hope to Children in Crisis by Dr. K.P. Yohannan. although depressing to hear that life in India is determined by your caste, or position, in their society, shines a bright light of hope! Hope that is found in our creator and provider. Regardless of what position you hold in society, God is there for each of us. Read story after story of children with no voice telling their story. Grab some tissues though as you read. Some of the stories are absolutely heartwrenching! It is hard to hear about children being traded as slaves, starving, abandoned, oppressed, sold for sex, etc…. But as many of us know, it is through these dark storms that we weather in life, beauty emerges! Thank goodness for GFA! It is truly inspirational and will make you think about what you take for granted. You will hear how lives have been transformed!
Want to help? You have the opportunity to sponsor a child through their organization and the great news is that 100% of the money goes directly to the mission field. Visit http://www.gfa.org/
for more information.
About the book:
139 pgs / Forward by Francis Chan
Those with no voice—the suffering children of Asia—tell their stories. And as you listen to them, you share their anguish and rejoice in their triumphs. The whole world seems to stop as you look on.
“You girls stay here. I’m going to get something to drink.” But after a few minutes, the train started moving again, and Mom still wasn’t back! Our hearts were racing. The train kept going faster and faster. Where was Mom?
Hope is growing in the hearts of those who never knew such a thing existed. In this truly gripping narrative, K.P. Yohannan shares their stories— stories of lives transformed, of families learning to love, of entire communities flourishing with new life. Witness as this next great wave of transformation sweeps the nations.
Let God stir your heart for some who are truly in need — thousands of children living in slum conditions throughout South Asia.
Real children share their real stories of crisis and how our loving God intervened to rescue them.
You will be astonished as you read about this amazing move of God happening right now.
Want to read the book yourself? The great news is that this book is being made FREE to any of you that want it!