GRACE BIBLE COLLEGE ON 3RD OPEN ATTEMPT OF 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Central India – When the first attempt in July to re-open classes was denied by the Indian government, GBC tried again the first week in August, and again was met with orders to remain closed due to COVID-19. Pray with us that they will receive the government’s nod to resume classes in September.  Registration online […]

FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN PHILIPPINES BRINGS MUCH-NEEDED RELIEF

From Resty Enguerra – I just wanted to update you with what’s been happening since our last Newsletter. In July we distributed food to each of our sponsored children’s families. This month of August, funds were sent to buy basic food for the 45 Sponsored children’s families.  Promise Land Church and school leaders and volunteers will […]

2020 BACKPACK/SCHOOL SUPPLIES FUNDRAISER A SUCCESS!

THANK YOU to each one who gave to this worthy fundraiser!  We are thrilled to report that because of your love, care and generosity, $12,735.21 was raised!  We’re able to care for each of the school-aged children in our Child Sponsorship Program in Egypt and Iraq!! Some of the children will be in classes, others […]

Child Sponsorship Update

Children in program (Iraq, Egypt, the Philippines: 844 Children sponsored: 674 Children waiting for a sponsor:   170

From the desk of Grace Bible College’s Principal Tantarpale

India – I would like to report about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact upon this part of our country especially the impact on GBC. We scheduled our student’s exam in the first week of April but due to COVID-19, the country declared a countrywide lockdown from March 24. We immediately had to send the […]

2020 Annual Backpack/School Supplies Fundraiser

Amount raised so far: $10,604. Thank you for helping us get this far!! Would you help us help many more needy children get back in school this fall? Still needed: $59,396 A gift of any amount helps needy refugee kids with vital backpack and school supplies. DONATE TODAY! Cost for the gift of education: $85/child […]

GBC CAMPUS MAINTENANCE

Meanwhile, on the two acre campus, routine maintenance and preparations for the return of students continue. Right, two workers add an outcrop to a roof to shield the cook and helpers from monsoon rains. Thanks to generous donations, we were able to fund a much-needed renovation and freshening of the men’s shipping container dorms last […]

Middle East Updates Amid COVID-19 Challenges

FROM THE DESK OF PASTOR ARA, BAGHDAD: Praise the Lord, we are doing well and serving the Lord God in these difficult times. During this period, I read in the Bible the book of Psalms, and now I have arrived at Isaiah 35. It is really encouraging us to depend on the Messiah’s grace, in […]

FROM THE DESK OF REDA

The Egyptian government has decreased the hours of lockdown from 12 am until 4 am and restaurants and coffee shops have start working again with 25% of their capacity. Churches and mosques are allowed to meet as of July 1, but the coptic and Protestant Egyptian churches have delayed their opening until the end of […]

Pushing Back Against the Darkness

This month we’re pushing back the darkness and fear the world is experiencing through COVID-19’s grip.  Left, our boys in the Egypt Child Sponsorship Program had fun trying on the masks provided in their family’s monthly food packet.  Meanwhile as much of Egypt and the Middle East remains on lockdown, ministry continues. Join us in […]