International Day of the Girl Child Report - Covid 19 triggered a shadow pandemic of sexual abuse, violence and exploitation against girls,

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, shares how COVID-19 has triggered a “shadow pandemic” of sexual abuse, violence and exploitation against girls, a shocking new report reveals on International Day of the Girl Child, Oct. 11. More than ever, girls…

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, & Evangelical Council on Abuse Prevention seeks to bring awareness to churches & ministries

JACKSONVILLE, FL — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Evangelical Council on Abuse Prevention (ECAP, ecap.net) seeks to bring awareness to the issue among churches, ministries, and Christian organizations across the evangelical landscape. Especially noteworthy for churches is Blue Sunday, which takes place on April 25. Blue Sunday is a day of…

The child safety standards are offered to assist ministries of all kinds as they work to protect children in their care from abuse

JACKSONVILLE, FL — The Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention (ECAP) has released “ground-breaking” standards for child safety and opened them for public review, March 1. The standards are offered to assist ministries of all kinds as they work to protect children in their care from abuse. The ECAP standards were developed by a team of…

Covid is fuelling a growing, hidden, “pandemic” of gender-based violence, abduction and trafficking, directed towards Christian women & girls

SOUTH ASIA — Covid-19 is fuelling a growing, hidden, “shadow pandemic” of gender-based violence, abduction and trafficking, directed towards Christian women and girls around the world. This is one of the findings of a new report commissioned by Christian persecution charity Open Doors, released on International Women’s Day (Mon Mar 8). Global Gender Persecution Specialist…

Ex-abuser turned non-profit leader has launched a new national campaign challenging churches to "halt the epidemic of domestic violence."

WEST DES MOINES, IA — A former domestic abuser turned non-profit leader has launched a new national campaign challenging churches across America to help “halt the epidemic of domestic violence.” Michael Clark — an ex-abuser jailed twice for domestic violence — is calling on America’s churches to tackle the nation’s domestic abuse crisis head-on during…

Human-Trafficking-in-Myanmar

Myanmar called an annual report issued by the U.S. State Department “sad and regrettable” after being named among the worst human trafficking offenders. Along with Iran, North Korea and Syria, the report cited Myanmar’s negligence to meet “the minimum standards for eliminating trafficking.” Reuters reported that Myanmar’s ranking, which got downgraded from the previous year,…

PFI and FCBH have signed a new agreement to share the Gospel with hundreds of thousands of prisoners and tens of thousands of families.

WASHINGTON andALBUQUERQUE, NM — Prison Fellowship International (PFI) and Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) have signed a new agreement to share the Gospel with hundreds of thousands of prisoners and tens of thousands of families participating in PFI’s programs, The Listener’s Way® (TLW) and PromisePath® (PrP), including the distribution of 90,000 audio and video Bibles…

FRC Releases Report: Intolerance Toward Christians in the West

WASHINGTON — Family Research Council’s Center for Religious Liberty today published an updated edition of its report “Free to Believe? The Intensifying Intolerance Toward Christians in the West,” which seeks to provide a better understanding of religious freedom violations perpetrated by Western governments against Christian individuals, organizations, and churches. Between January 2020 and December 2023,…

Celebrating 40 years of ministry, Mercy Multiplied, has now grown to include six locations throughout the United States and abroad.

NASHVILLE, TN — Celebrating 40 years of ministry, Mercy Multiplied—a vision birthed when Founder and President Nancy Alcorn launched a single residential home in 1983 to share the hope of Christ with women in need—has now grown to include six locations throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to the Residential Programs, the ministry’s…

As the war in the Middle East faces violence, Help The Persecuted is on the ground as their teams minister to those fleeing into Lebanon.

MIDDLE EAST — As the war in the Middle East intensifies and the region faces a devastating surge of violence, Help The Persecuted is on the ground as their teams minister to those fleeing into Lebanon. Neighboring Israel and Syria, Lebanon is the most open country in the Middle East to Christianity. Many persecuted believers…

Mission agency GFA World (www.gfa.org) has launched an appeal to help thousands of “ostracized widows” at risk of starvation and abuse.

WILLS POINT, TX — Mission agency GFA World (www.gfa.org) has launched an appeal to help thousands of “ostracized widows” around the globe at risk of starvation and abuse after being abandoned by their family and neighbors. “Millions of widows live in societies where they are blamed for their husband’s death, regardless of the illness, accident…

The 11th annual Amplify Music Festival, a community-sponsored free Christian music festival, drew over 45,000 attendees this past weekend.

BENTON, AR — The 11th annual Amplify Music Festival, a community-sponsored free Christian music festival, drew over 45,000 attendees this past weekend to make Jesus known. Including the free live stream, the attendance topped 67,000 throughout the 2-day festival. In the last decade, Amplify has attracted tens of thousands for the sole purpose of introducing…

The 11th annual Amplify Music Festival takes place Aug. 18-19 in Benton, Arkansas. Gates will open at 3 p.m Aug. 18 and 1 p.m. Aug. 19.

BENTON, AR — The 11th annual Amplify Music Festival takes place Aug. 18-19 in Benton, Arkansas. Gates will open at 3 p.m Aug. 18 and 1 p.m. Aug. 19. The two-day event will include a message of hope by Evangelist Nick Hall and feature Christian artists: Chris Tomlin Casting Crowns Rend Collective Lecrae Passion Natalie…

Domestic violence is a widespread problem in Latin America, and evangelical churches are actively working to combat it in their communities.

LATIN AMERICA — Domestic violence is a widespread problem in the region, and evangelical churches are actively working to combat it in their communities. Many ministries in Latin America are carrying out initiatives and programs to prevent it, as well as to support the victims Domestic violence is a serious problem in many Latin American…

The first-of-its-kind student-led event successfully reached a total of 50,000, including nearly 35,000 virtual viewers who tuned in live.

NORMAN OK — A crowd of approximately 16,000 people converged on Oklahoma Memorial Stadium April 29 for “Fill the Stadium” (FTS). This Christian outreach included award-winning recording artists Chance the Rapper, Kari Jobe, and Chandler Moore and a message from Evangelist Nick Hall. The first-of-its-kind student-led event successfully reached a total of 50,000, including nearly…

The Los Angeles Dream Center is kicking off its “Make 30 Matter” campaign to help the citizens of Los Angeles overcome financial hurdles.

LOS ANGELES — Ahead of “Giving Tuesday,” The Los Angeles Dream Center is kicking off its “Make 30 Matter” campaign, hoping to help the citizens of Los Angeles overcome steep financial hurdles heading into 2023. With inflation currently at 7.7%, 14.2% of LA County residents living below the poverty line, homelessness up 4.1% in the…

Born for Rescue

ALPHARETTA, GA — iDisciple Publishing is pleased to announce the release of its latest book, “Born for Rescue,” by President of Crisis Aid International, Pat Bradley. Crisis Aid, an organization that shows up in “no-go zones” where starvation, disease, and danger are a part of everyday life, has provided millions of pounds of food to…

A summer camp that aims to help children and give a "life-changing" experience this year, including those affected by the war in Ukraine.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based mission to the former Soviet Union aims to help give 50,000 disadvantaged boys and girls a “life-changing” summer camp experience this year, including children suffering because of the war in Ukraine. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) partners with thousands of local churches across the vast region to provide…

Pray.com, popular faith based mental and spiritual health resource, today announced a partnership with Unite Health Share Ministries

LOS ANGELES — Pray.com, the world’s most popular faith-based mental and spiritual health resource, today announced a partnership with Unite Health Share Ministries (UHSM), to help members and staff maintain their holistic health and well-being. UHSM is a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, and through this partnership, UHSM amplifies its…