“God has given me what I need, and I can
Gospel for asia:
encourage others He will do the same for
them if they walk with Him.”
reaching women with the
Much of Southeast Asia’s female population is trapped by poverty, illiteracy and
isolation, their lives and rights trampled
on by their male-dominated culture. For
vulnerable women in Asia, every stage
from birth to death is a minefield. Even
before a baby girl is born, her life is at risk,
because she is considered worthless. The
World Health Organization estimates that
one-quarter of the world’s illegal abortions
happen in India. Of those who survive,
thousands will eventually be sold into prostitution. Women who are fortunate enough
to be married off will be ostracized when
their husbands die. The suicide rate among
these women is 10 times higher than the
Yet today in a hopeless situation, there is
Gospel for Asia’s
have dedicated themselves to taking God’s
love to women in Asia.
Given a culture where
genders rarely mix, male
missionaries are severely
limited in ministering to
women. “Bible women”
can go where men can’t.
They are well trained and
full of compassion.
By partnering with
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Jalem: a sponsored Bible Woman with Gospel for asia.
Master’s college and Seminary:
Women and men serving
side by side
Peals of laughter rang from our kitchen –
the sounds of nine young women enjoying
their “dorm wing” event in our home. As we
sat around the table long into the night, the
talk turned to an open and intimate discus-
sion about the unique challenges young
women face as they prepare for ministry.
As I sat sharing life stories with these young
women, I realized again that one of the most
important gifts I can give our students is to
be present in their lives and to be transpar-