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2017 Abortion Facility Survey: Abortion Clinic Numbers Keep Dropping

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ — In a year that abortion businesses attempted to expand in America, the actual number of abortion facilities decreased by 27 clinics over 2016 totals. Closures far outpaced newly opened abortion facilities in 2017. In all, 49 abortion facilities – 35 surgical and 14 medication only clinics – closed or… Continue reading 2017 Abortion Facility Survey: Abortion Clinic Numbers Keep Dropping

Increase of requests for abortions in Latin America

In Latin America, there has been an increase in the number of women asking for abortions due to the spread of the Zika Virus. In most Latin American countries, abortion is illegal. CNN reports, “In Latin American countries, where abortion is highly restricted if not downright illegal, pregnant women are seeking abortions at significantly higher… Continue reading Increase of requests for abortions in Latin America

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Russia’s abortion bans to remember Biblical ‘slaughter of the innocents’ for one day

On January 11, there was an abortion ban headed by the Russian Orthodox Church. According to LifeSite, “The Russian Orthodox Church diocese in the city of Yaroslavl declared 11 January a ‘day of silence without abortions’, and said it had the support of the region’s health department. Abortion is legal in Russia and the cost… Continue reading Russia’s abortion bans to remember Biblical ‘slaughter of the innocents’ for one day

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7 Hills Church Announces Groundbreaking Initiatives on Vision Sunday

CINCINNATI — 7 Hills Church hosted its annual “Vision Sunday” during its morning services Sunday, Oct. 3, at its Florence Location, Cincinnati Location and online. When Pastor Jentezen Franklin, senior pastor of Free Chapel church in Atlanta, Georgia, made a surprise appearance at 7 Hills Church’s annual “Heart for the House Vision Dinner” in August,… Continue reading 7 Hills Church Announces Groundbreaking Initiatives on Vision Sunday

The Loving Response of The Great Passion Play to the Vandalization of Christ of the Ozarks

EUREKA SPRINGS, AR – Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Eureka Springs’ streets are lined with Victorian homes and buildings hugging cliff sides, one-of-a-kind shops, fine dining, art galleries, bed & breakfasts, cabins, and much more. Eureka Springs is a National Historic Site that has been called the ‘Stairstep Town’ because of its steep terrain and… Continue reading The Loving Response of The Great Passion Play to the Vandalization of Christ of the Ozarks

Save the Storks To Use Giving Tuesday Proceeds to Respond to Urgent Needs

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — On Dec. 1, Save the Storks will join thousands of non-profits for GivingTuesday – a global day of giving and community transformation. Save the Storks’ goal is to raise $140,000 for 14 pregnancy resource center (PRC) affiliates with immediate needs. The PRCs selected will use the funding to purchase or rent… Continue reading Save the Storks To Use Giving Tuesday Proceeds to Respond to Urgent Needs

650 Million Child Brides Worldwide Says Gospel for Asia

650 MILLION CHILD BRIDES: Girls face greater exploitation than ever, with more than 650 million "child brides" in the world today, a startling new report reveals. Rewriting the Tragedies of Girlhood -- a special report by Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) -- coincides with the U.N. International Day of the Girl, Oct. 11.

WILLS POINT, TX — Girls face greater exploitation than ever, with 650 million child brides in the world today, a shocking new report reveals. As women’s rights take center stage in the U.S. and many parts of the world, the reality for millions of girls worldwide is sexual exploitation and forced marriage before the age… Continue reading 650 Million Child Brides Worldwide Says Gospel for Asia

Rewriting the Tragedies of Girlhood

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan, issued this Special Report on the horrific realities girls face, child marriage, human trafficking, abuse & exploitation, and the restoration & redemption that God brings to their lives. Nearly 173 years ago, on October 16,… Continue reading Rewriting the Tragedies of Girlhood

No Protests, No Speeches … Just Prayer for America | One News Now

WASHINGTON, DC — Evangelist Franklin Graham says for believers, the most important weapon is prayer – and that’s what he and thousands of his brother and sisters in Christ were doing in America’s capital today: praying … for America. The focus of Prayer March 2020 from the Lincoln Memorial to the U.S. Capitol – a… Continue reading No Protests, No Speeches … Just Prayer for America | One News Now

Millions of Americans Pray Daily for America, the President, and the Military

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Discussing religion and politics at a neighborhood barbeque may be considered bad form, but a new two-dimensional survey commissioned by the non-profit and non-partisan Presidential Prayer Team (PPT), first to the general public of Americans (reflected here) and second to the vast prayer team membership, shows that the mixing of prayer and… Continue reading Millions of Americans Pray Daily for America, the President, and the Military

Loving God’s Little Girls “As Our Own”

HOUSTON, TX – Nearly 26 million of the 44 million vulnerable young girls in South Asia face an unparalleled existential crisis as orphans in one country alone. They have been fortunate to not have been victims of selective feticide (abortion) or infanticide. However, they lack parental protection and a carefree childhood. Their primary concern is… Continue reading Loving God’s Little Girls “As Our Own”

Save the Storks Delivers State-of-the-Art Mobile Medical Units to El Paso, Texas

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — This month, pro-life ministry Save the Storks delivered its 58th and 59th mobile medical units (MMU) to two pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) in El Paso, Texas. The units will arrive in Texas on Sept. 10 to coincide with a joint celebration for both PRCs. “This is such a great example of… Continue reading Save the Storks Delivers State-of-the-Art Mobile Medical Units to El Paso, Texas

D. James Kennedy Ministries Survey Reveals Christian Hunger for Fearless Pulpits

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — A write-in survey sent to friends and supporters of D. James Kennedy Ministries reveals that Christian respondents, by overwhelming margins, want their pastors to speak out on moral and cultural concerns. On issue after issue–abortion, religious liberty, poverty, sexual identity, Israel, Christian heritage, role of government, church in politics/government, and radical… Continue reading D. James Kennedy Ministries Survey Reveals Christian Hunger for Fearless Pulpits

Sanctity of Life Endangered in America Says AWVI 2020

PHOENIX, AZ – The Cultural Research Center (CRC) at Arizona Christian University released the seventh in a series of insights from its American Worldview Inventory 2020 on June 23. This portion of the AWVI 2020 dealt with the American perspective on the sanctity of life, i.e., “Is life sacred?” The questions posed in this portion… Continue reading Sanctity of Life Endangered in America Says AWVI 2020

CRC Survey: America in Potential Moral Freefall

PHOENIX, AZ – The opening paragraph of the Cultural Research Center sixth release of the results of the American Worldview Inventory 2020 introduces a frightening overview of our country’s perceptions of morality and moral choices. “Our nation is facing a potential moral freefall unthinkable to earlier generations—with a majority of Americans today no longer embracing… Continue reading CRC Survey: America in Potential Moral Freefall

Texas Enforces Public Health Orders to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

CLEVELAND— While Ohio, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Maryland have made it clear that abortion clinics are not exempt from public health directives designed to stop the COVID-19 spread, only Texas has actually enforced it. “It appears only Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is taking the pandemic and the governor’s order to prevent the spread of… Continue reading Texas Enforces Public Health Orders to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

Save the Storks Helps Pregnancy Resource Centers During COVID-19 Outbreak

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Pregnancy Resource Centers (PRCs) across the nation face obstacles as they continue working to reach clients during the COVID-19 outbreak. “Keeping PRCs open and reaching clients is of upmost importance during this crisis,” said Chief Communications Officer Diane Ferraro. “It is more important than ever for clinics that provide free resources… Continue reading Save the Storks Helps Pregnancy Resource Centers During COVID-19 Outbreak

BJU Students Raise Over $185,000 for Mobile Medical Unit

GREENVILLE, SC — For Bob Jones University’s annual Bible Conference offering fundraising campaign, BJU students spearheaded multiple fundraising efforts to raise $150,000 to purchase a Save the Storks mobile medical unit for Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Save the Storks, a leading national pro-life organization, partners with pregnancy care centers to deploy buses… Continue reading BJU Students Raise Over $185,000 for Mobile Medical Unit

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Gospel for Asia Reveals ‘Hidden Epidemic’ of Missing Women in U.S., Around the World

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, released today a shocking new report by that uncovers the “hidden epidemic” of murdered and missing women and girls globally and in America, and challenges people to “combat the culture of violence” in advance of International Women’s Day, March 8. Globally,… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Reveals ‘Hidden Epidemic’ of Missing Women in U.S., Around the World

Ministering to People with Disabilities – ACAS Association

The ACAS organization, as the Association for Training Special Abilities is known, was founded with the desire to help both people with disabilities and their families. It all began after 1990 with the case of a small girl diagnosed with flaccid tetreplegia, a disease which affected her physical body. Ligia Macelaru, president of ACAS: “Her… Continue reading Ministering to People with Disabilities – ACAS Association

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New Choose Life License Plate Unveiled in Georgia

NORCROSS, GA — Choose Life of Georgia today presented the new “Choose Life” license plate to Governor Brian Kemp. It is now available for those who want to promote the preciousness of all human life. The new design depicts an infant’s hand resting in an adult’s hand. It replaces the original plate that featured an… Continue reading New Choose Life License Plate Unveiled in Georgia

Brazil’s President Appoints Creationist to Government Education Post

Brasília - O deputado Jair Bolsonaro durante promulgação da Emenda Constitucional 77, que permite médicos militares trabalharem no SUS (Antonio Cruz/Agência Brasil)

SAO PAULO – Jair Bolsonaro has been the elected President of Brazil since January 1, 2019. Brazil’s liberals and secular humanists were unable to prevent Bolsonaro from winning his 2018 presidential campaign. Christians and conservatives rallied to support his campaign that opposed homosexuality, same-sex marriage, abortion, and drug liberalization with 55 percent of the vote.… Continue reading Brazil’s President Appoints Creationist to Government Education Post

Marching for Life in Washington, D.C. 2020

WASHINGTON – In many ways, the annual March for Fife in Washington this January was like the many marches before. Yet this time president Donald Trump showed up to encourage the marchers. The focus of the crowd, as always, was saving unborn babies. So why do a hundred thousand or more people show up at… Continue reading Marching for Life in Washington, D.C. 2020

Save the Storks Launches New YouVersion Devotional

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Save the Storks announced today that its new interactive devotional is now live on one of the largest Bible apps available– YouVersion. It’s an immersive 30-day experience created to help the church talk about the issue of abortion with love and compassion. Created for churches and small groups, Reimagining Pro-Life: 30… Continue reading Save the Storks Launches New YouVersion Devotional

Trump Makes Pro-life History

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is demonstrating his commitment to pro-life values as the first president in history to speak in person at the March for Life Rally on Friday, January 24 in Washington, D.C. Last year, Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise appearance and the president also gave a message of support for… Continue reading Trump Makes Pro-life History

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Midwest Pro-Life Groups Announce Major Expansion of March for Life Chicago

CHICAGO — March for Life Chicago Board President Dawn Fitzpatrick announced that the March for Life Chicago 2020, set for January 11, will be a massive expansion of previous marches. This time, the traditional rally and march is coupled with a convention featuring pro-life organizations from across the United States, a young adult evening event,… Continue reading Midwest Pro-Life Groups Announce Major Expansion of March for Life Chicago

Tens of Thousands of Costa Ricans Marched for Life

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Pro-life leaders reveal that the President of Costa Rica intends to covertly open the door to abortion. In the March for Life, Evangelical and Catholic believers came together with the same goal. Tens of thousands of people marched along the main streets of the city of San Jose, the capital… Continue reading Tens of Thousands of Costa Ricans Marched for Life

Gospel for Asia Says ‘Horror Story’ of Violence Against Women Must End

'HORROR STORY' OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Faith-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) says the "horror story" of violence against women and girls must end. The Texas-based organization urges people to speak out against violence as GFA marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Nov. 25.

Missions Agency Confronts Violence Against Women During International Observance, Nov. 25 WILLS POINT, TX — A staggering one-third of women and girls around the world will suffer physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA) reports, as the organization marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Says ‘Horror Story’ of Violence Against Women Must End

NHCLC Partners with Leading Churches to Advocate for Life, Religious Liberty and Biblical Justice

SACRAMENTO, CA — The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) is launching a series of nationwide campaigns to protect the sanctity of human life, defend religious liberty and advocate for biblical justice. The campaigns, drawn from the NHCLC’s life, religious liberty and biblical justice directives, are a collaborative effort with some of the most influential… Continue reading NHCLC Partners with Leading Churches to Advocate for Life, Religious Liberty and Biblical Justice

Will the Pro-life Movie Unplanned Open the Eyes of the Irish?

LOS ANGELES, CA — UNPLANNED, the true story of a former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson, who is now a prominent pro-life advocate, opened these past few weekends in select theaters in Northern Ireland and Ireland.  “I urge every person in Ireland to see this movie,” says Johnson UNPLANNED debuted in United States theaters… Continue reading Will the Pro-life Movie Unplanned Open the Eyes of the Irish?

Care Net’s Annual National Conference Equips Pregnancy Centers and Churches to Carry Out a ‘Pro Abundant Life’ Vision

“Planning for God’s Abundance” Theme Encourages Attendees to Focus on the Kingdom Impact of their Life-Saving and Family-Building WorkNASHVILLE – Care Net, a nonprofit ministry that supports one of the nation’s largest network of pregnancy centers, kicked off its 36th annual conference last Sept 4 at the Union Station Hotel. The conference is the nation’s… Continue reading Care Net’s Annual National Conference Equips Pregnancy Centers and Churches to Carry Out a ‘Pro Abundant Life’ Vision

Planned Parenthood Refuses to Comply with Protect Life Rule

WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood has refused to comply with President Trump’s Protect Life Rule and officially withdrew yesterday from the Title X Family Planning Program. This withdrawal follows a letter that Planned Parenthood’s lawyers sent to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last week indicating that it would withdraw barring emergency judicial relief. The Ninth… Continue reading Planned Parenthood Refuses to Comply with Protect Life Rule

Tennessee Lawmakers Affirm Life at Conception

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimonies this week for an amendment to a bill that would affirm that life begins at conception and prohibit abortion after an unborn child’s heartbeat is detected or with increased levels of the human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) hormone. Liberty Counsel Senior Litigation Counsel Richard Mast presented testimony… Continue reading Tennessee Lawmakers Affirm Life at Conception

Christian Employers Alliance Wins Major Victory in Religious Freedom Lawsuit

EVERETT, WA— The Christian Employers Alliance (CEA) has won a major religious freedom victory on behalf of its current and future members. The United States District Court for the District of North Dakota has ruled that the abortifacient mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as the subsequent “accommodation,” burdens the religious exercise… Continue reading Christian Employers Alliance Wins Major Victory in Religious Freedom Lawsuit

The Aftermath of Acute Gender Imbalance Is 100 Million Missing Women

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) Special Report on the aftermath of acute gender imbalance: Discussing the horrendous reality of 100 million missing women worldwide. One of the stunning stories from Scripture tells about the uninvited woman who crashed a VIP party at the home of an important religious leader. This is a… Continue reading The Aftermath of Acute Gender Imbalance Is 100 Million Missing Women

Gospel for Asia (GFA) Spotlights 100 Million ‘Missing Women’ in Shocking Report

On Mother’s Day, experts say up to 100 million women and girls mostly from Africa and Asia who should be alive today ‘simply do not exist’ WILLS POINT, TX — As many as 100 million women and girls are “missing and unaccounted for” – the victims of sex-selective abortions, female infanticide, sexual slavery and other… Continue reading Gospel for Asia (GFA) Spotlights 100 Million ‘Missing Women’ in Shocking Report

Tragedy in Sri Lanka: How Church Leaders Can Respond to Secular Media

CHICAGO — Reports of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday tragedy have flooded the news, prompting some to ask if God forgot His people on the most sacred day of the Christian calendar. Over 300 dead and more than 500 injured from bombings that targeted churches in Sri Lanka’s Negombo, Batticaloa and Colombo’s Kochchikade districts during Easter… Continue reading Tragedy in Sri Lanka: How Church Leaders Can Respond to Secular Media

The Most Unusual Church in the World

Young boy sitting by sewer line in Kibera

KIBERA, KENYA – With a fluctuating population of nearly a million people, Kibera is the largest slum in Kenya and one of the largest in the world. It is home to one of the most unusual churches in the world. The Unhealthy Conditions in Kibera Most families in Kibera live in rented 12’ x 12’… Continue reading The Most Unusual Church in the World

2019 March for Life Theme: Unique From Day One

WASHINGTON — The 46th annual March for Life Rally, which marks the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court Roe v. Wade abortion opinion, will be held on January 18, 2019 in Washington, D.C. This year’s March for Life theme is “Unique from Day One” and conveys the message that each life begins at conception. The… Continue reading 2019 March for Life Theme: Unique From Day One

Leading Cause of Death in 2018 Kills 42 Million

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the leading cause of death in the world in 2018 claimed the lives of 42 million people. That’s more than the number who died from cancer, malaria, HIV/AIDS, smoking, alcohol, and traffic accidents combined. Worldometers estimates that there was a total of 59 million deaths globally during the… Continue reading Leading Cause of Death in 2018 Kills 42 Million

A Biblical Worldview of Human Rights and Social Justice

WILLS POINT, TX – It is important for Christians to understand the concepts of human rights and social justice from the popular global perspective and in the light of the Word of God. It is, in fact, our responsibility to do so because the popular worldview and the Biblical worldview are not the same. The… Continue reading A Biblical Worldview of Human Rights and Social Justice

Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy 40th Anniversary – October 26, 2018

On October 26, 1978, the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy sponsored a conference in the Marriott Hotel at Chicago’s O’Hare airport. Over 300 distinguished evangelical Christian leaders representing 38 denominations gathered to draft a statement on the inerrancy of Scripture. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of that historic document. The statement… Continue reading Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy 40th Anniversary – October 26, 2018

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GAFCON 2018 Proclaiming Christ Faithfully to the Nations

JERUSALEM – On the tenth anniversary of the first GAFCON (Global Anglican Future Conference), nearly 2,000 attendees met in Jerusalem, the site of the original GAFCON. The theme of the conference was “Proclaiming Christ Faithfully to the Nations.” GAFCON works to guard and proclaim the unchanging, transforming Gospel through biblically faithful preaching and teaching which… Continue reading GAFCON 2018 Proclaiming Christ Faithfully to the Nations

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Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins Appointed to USCIRF

WASHINGTON, DC – Tony Perkins, President of the Family Research Council and anchor of the daily radio broadcast Washington Watch, has been appointed to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) upon the recommendation of Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The appointment was announced on Monday, May 14, 2018. Perkins earned a BS… Continue reading Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins Appointed to USCIRF

The Missing Women Quandary Calls for a Radical Approach to Mother’s Day

Wills Point, Texas – GFA (Gospel for Asia) – Discussing the Missing Women Quandary on Mother’s Day by Karen Mains I have decided that Mother’s Day has the potential to make as many women unhappy as it does to make them feel loved and revered. This realization hit me early in my marriage when I… Continue reading The Missing Women Quandary Calls for a Radical Approach to Mother’s Day

Ending Violence Against Women | Using Education & Income Generation to Overcome Discrimination

Sukwinder was rejected by her husband and in-laws because she was only bearing girl babies, and was even pressured to abort her children. This drove her to attempt suicide. The irony is they were persecuting her because of a biological process that, from a medical perspective, she had no control of. The father is the one who contributes the genetic data the determines the sex of a baby.

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) Special Report on the global problem of violence against women Written By Michelle Jimenez, GFA Staff Writer Geeta, a mother of two, lived in the slums and struggled to put food on the table every day with the meager 20 rupees her husband gave her. That amount equaled less than… Continue reading Ending Violence Against Women | Using Education & Income Generation to Overcome Discrimination

[UPDATE] Brownback Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Nominee Sam Brownback

WASHINGTON – Earlier this month, we reported that confirmation of President Trumps nominee for the position of U.S. Ambassador-at-Large, Kansas governor, Sam Brownback had been stalled in the Senate. The president had nominated Brownback in July 2017. The nomination expired when Congress adjourned for the holidays without voting on the matter. President Trump resubmitted Brownback’s… Continue reading [UPDATE] Brownback Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Operation Rescue Names President Trump 2017 Pro-Life Person of the Year

Official portrait of President Donald J. Trump, Friday, October 6, 2017. (Official White House photo by Shealah Craighead)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2017 — Operation Rescue has presented its 2017 Pro-Life Person of the Year Malachi Award to President Donald J. Trump. The Malachi Award is given by Operation Rescue every year to recognize individuals who sacrificially work to advance the cause of protecting the pre-born. “Operation Rescue is grateful to President Trump for… Continue reading Operation Rescue Names President Trump 2017 Pro-Life Person of the Year

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