A Wall of Temptation

March 08, 2021 • French

From alcohol, to smoking, to pornography—the temptations that Gastón faces growing up in Burkina Faso, West Africa, aren’t any different from those in most North American contexts. But the stakes are higher for him. While attending boarding school, some of Gastón’s classmates would sneak out at night, climbing over the...

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Living Out our Faith in Burkina Faso

November 25, 2020 • French

As a teenager living in Burkina Faso, West Africa, Djibril was regularly accessing pornography on his smartphone. The sense of guilt he felt for doing so was becoming overwhelming. Even though Djibril felt guilty about watching pornography, he never stopped using his phone. One day, Djibril came across a website...

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COVID-19 Lessons From Our International Ministries

April 15, 2020 • Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

All of our international media ministries are seeing an increased number of followers during COVID-19. Read some of biblical teachings and how our ministry leaders are responding to COVID-19 in their unique contexts. Jump to a section: Chinese Ministry | English Ministry | French Ministry | Japanese Ministry | Portuguese Ministry | Spanish Ministry |

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Unresolved Tensions in West Africa

November 01, 2019 • French

The first time Bahati* heard biblical radio messages at her home in Niger, she was intrigued. She began listening as often as she could, but always in secret. Then one day, her father caught her. Hearing the words from the radio speaker, Bahati’s father began questioning her. She knew...

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Restoring Marriages in Burkina Faso

June 07, 2019 • French

After 26 years of marriage, Samira had had enough. Most people knew Samira’s husband for his leadership roles in their church, but behind closed doors, he was abusive. As a wife and mother living in Burkina Faso, Samira felt helpless. While programs exist in many parts of the world to...

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A Testimony of Sight in Haiti

April 11, 2019 • French

National Volunteer Week is taking place from April 7-13. To recognize this, ReFrame Ministries is honored to share the story of Nathalie Sauveur, a volunteer who serves with BTGMI’s French ministry team Haiti. Nathalie, who became totally blind at age 13, first discovered BTGMI’s French ministry through their 15-minute radio...

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Pray for Haiti

February 21, 2019 • French

PBS reports that “violent protests in Haiti may create a humanitarian crisis”. Rev. Jacky Chéry, BTGMI French ministry coordinator in Haiti, sent this report: “By the grace of God I am well and our staff also is well. Three of our Back to God staff have been at the office...

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Reaching Youth Through the Airwaves

December 21, 2018 • French

As the young daughter of a pastor in Burkina Faso, West Africa, Miriam (not her real name) has known God’s word since she could first speak. Yet her faith in God was mostly defined by fear. “Miriam had always been taught to strictly obey the word of God, otherwise she...

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From Serving Time to Serving God

November 06, 2018 • French

One year ago, Gregoire’s life looked quite different than it does today. Gregoire was serving a 15-year prison sentence after committing robbery in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Broken and desperate, Gregoire began making promises to God from his prison cell. “He cried out to God, saying that if God would...

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Loraine's Faith

March 12, 2018 • French

Loraine’s life journey gives her a strong witness of Christ’s love in her Muslim community in Burkina Faso. “I was born into a Muslim family,” said Loraine, who asked that we not use her real name. “In 2008, I became a Christ follower through a friend. She kept telling me...

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