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San Antonio Men’s Rehab Center Serves Men with Addiction and Life-Controlling Issues

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Adult and Teen Challenge of Texas, San Antonio Men’s Rehab Center announced their fall fundraising event Greater Things Gala, to be held on Friday, October 15 with virtual and in-person options. The San Antonio Men’s Center serves men suffering from drug and alcohol addiction with a 12-month residential discipleship and life… Continue reading San Antonio Men’s Rehab Center Serves Men with Addiction and Life-Controlling Issues

Houston Women’s Rehab Center Offers Addiction Treatment for Women

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ALVIN, TX — Adult and Teen Challenge of Texas, Houston Women’s Rehab Center in Alvin, Texas announces their planned expansion to include a newly built 40-bed dorm. The Houston Women’s Rehab Center serves women suffering from drug and alcohol addiction with a 12-month residential discipleship and vocational training program. On-campus, women receive room and board,… Continue reading Houston Women’s Rehab Center Offers Addiction Treatment for Women

No Longer Bound – Lasting Freedom from Addiction

CUMMING, GA – There is a reason why many of us have a difficult time empathizing with friends who are in bondage to addiction. This is especially true when we see them continually making bad decisions. An Addict’s Perspective Edward Bailey of No Longer Bound explains that addicts do not make decisions three-dimensionally. People make… Continue reading No Longer Bound – Lasting Freedom from Addiction

Adult & Teen Challenge – Southeast Region To Pilot First 90-Day U.S. Addiction Recovery Program at Columbus, Georgia Facility

90-Day Hope’ initiative will be more affordable and focus on women’s opioid addiction crisis; rehab center also begins accepting insurance for first timeCOLUMBUS, GA — Adult & Teen Challenge (www.teenchallenge.cc) – Southeast Region based in Columbus, Ga. announced the launch of a new 90-day drug and alcohol treatment program, serving women throughout Georgia and surrounding… Continue reading Adult & Teen Challenge – Southeast Region To Pilot First 90-Day U.S. Addiction Recovery Program at Columbus, Georgia Facility

Teen Challenge Center near Bucharest – Romania Offer Help for People With Addictions

Teen Challenge is an organization that operates a support program for people with an addiction to drugs. The first center for boys in Romania was inaugurated in 2007 near Bucharest, in Gradistea. According to statistics it is estimated that there are over 100,000 drug users in Bucharest. “I saw a program which I really liked… Continue reading Teen Challenge Center near Bucharest – Romania Offer Help for People With Addictions

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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

Major Announcement on GCU Partnership with CityServe

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PHOENIX, AZ – Grand Canyon University and CityServe are announcing the creation of a major distribution hub on the GCU campus that will provide thousands of household goods to needy families in Arizona. A 35,000-square-foot warehouse on campus will house products such as clothing, heaters, fans, blankets, furniture, mattresses, food boxes and other essential items… Continue reading Major Announcement on GCU Partnership with CityServe

AACC to Host ‘Way Maker World Conference’ for Mental Health and Ministry Professionals, Features Dr. Ben Carson, Levi Lusko, Lysa Terkeurst

LYNCHBURG, VA — The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) will host the 2021 Way Maker World Conference Wednesday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Fla. The AACC’s World Conference is the world’s premier Christian counseling event and offers counselors and ministry experts an opportunity to learn… Continue reading AACC to Host ‘Way Maker World Conference’ for Mental Health and Ministry Professionals, Features Dr. Ben Carson, Levi Lusko, Lysa Terkeurst

The Los Angeles Dream Center and Kershaw’s Challenge to Host Annual “Back-to-School Bash,” with Signature Partner, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, Giving Away Thousands of Backpacks and School Supplies

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center is pleased to announce their annual Back-to-School Bash is happening in-person on Saturday, August 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m PST. After over a year of challenges and restrictions due to the pandemic, the team at the Dream Center is excited to physically reunite with families… Continue reading The Los Angeles Dream Center and Kershaw’s Challenge to Host Annual “Back-to-School Bash,” with Signature Partner, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, Giving Away Thousands of Backpacks and School Supplies

City on a Hill: A Place of Transformation

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MILWAUKEE, WI – City on a Hill is a faith-based organization located near the center of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which is, according to an article in Time Magazine published on September 17, 2015, the 5th poorest city in the United States. City on a Hill’s mission is to break the cycle of generational poverty and bring… Continue reading City on a Hill: A Place of Transformation

GCU & CityServe Create Distribution System to Aid Arizona Families in Need

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PHOENIX, AZ – Grand Canyon University (GCU) and CityServe released a joint media advisory today announcing a new collaborative service to aid needy families in Arizona. A 35,000-square-foot warehouse on the university campus will be converted to become a distribution hub for food and essential household items for more than 100 points of distribution (PODS).… Continue reading GCU & CityServe Create Distribution System to Aid Arizona Families in Need

As Needs and Restrictions Shift in Los Angeles, the Dream Center Opens a Community Kitchen, a Food Pantry, and a New After-School Program

LOS ANGELES — As a part of their mission to #RestoreLA, Pastor Matthew Barnett and the Los Angeles Dream Center have been focused on efforts that seek to sustain the community as Los Angeles get back on its feet. One of the ways they have sought to do this was by assisting individuals and families… Continue reading As Needs and Restrictions Shift in Los Angeles, the Dream Center Opens a Community Kitchen, a Food Pantry, and a New After-School Program

Malaria Makes Comeback Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, issued this Special Report update on Malaria making a comeback amid the worldwide impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic. It’s a back-and-forth battle growing… Continue reading Malaria Makes Comeback Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

‘You Are Welcome Here’: As Los Angeles Cracks down on Homeless Encampment in Echo Park, the LA Dream Center Reminds Those in Need They’re Here to Help

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LOS ANGELES — With the recent closure of the homeless encampment in the Echo Park neighborhood, Matthew Barnett and the Los Angeles Dream Center have a simple message for their neighbors: “You are welcome here.” This week the enforced closure of the Echo Park homeless encampment went into effect, and the police gave notice on… Continue reading ‘You Are Welcome Here’: As Los Angeles Cracks down on Homeless Encampment in Echo Park, the LA Dream Center Reminds Those in Need They’re Here to Help

Rock House Center Helps Clients Find Peace from Emotional Distress and Freedom from Self-Destructive Behavior

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BRENTWOOD, TN — John and Beth Murphy founded Rock House Center more than 15 years ago to help Christians draw on their faith for solutions to difficult life issues. Rock House Center’s unique approach to biblical counseling addresses the root causes of emotional suffering, self-defeating behaviors and troubled relationships. “John and Beth have recognized that… Continue reading Rock House Center Helps Clients Find Peace from Emotional Distress and Freedom from Self-Destructive Behavior

All in for America’s Kids

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WASHINGTON — In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, CityServe, along with churches around the nation will be observing a National Day of Prayer, referred to as Blue Sunday, this April 25th. This day reminds faith communities to intercede in prayer for abused and neglected children and to open their doors to provide good homes… Continue reading All in for America’s Kids

The Los Angeles Dream Center Celebrates 5 Million Meals Served During COVID Relief, and Announces New Rooms Added to Their Transitional Housing Program

LOS ANGELES — The effects of the pandemic left millions in desperate need. Yet since March 2020, through the Los Angeles Dream Center’s quick-response COVID relief efforts and the support of the community, donors, corporations, volunteers, and small businesses, they were able to distribute 7 million pounds of food processed through their food bank. In… Continue reading The Los Angeles Dream Center Celebrates 5 Million Meals Served During COVID Relief, and Announces New Rooms Added to Their Transitional Housing Program

How a Monkey Farm Became The Farm of Hope

PLAYA OCOTAL, COSTA RICA – The Farm of Hope is a wonderful example of how the Lord works in mysterious ways. The First Rescue Center – for Monkeys The Monkey Farm was established in 2012 by a small group of Christians. The founders’ intent was to create a sustainable wildlife rescue center that is self-sufficient… Continue reading How a Monkey Farm Became The Farm of Hope

31st Annual ‘Just Pray NO!’ to Drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting

CLEARWATER, FL — The weekend of April 10th – 11th, 2021 has been designated as the 31st Annual “Just Pray NO!” to drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting for the addicted and their families. Since April 7th, 1991 “Just Pray NO!” has united Christians around the world in intercessory prayer on behalf of those… Continue reading 31st Annual ‘Just Pray NO!’ to Drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting

Predisan: Proclaiming Jesus & Healing Lives in Honduras

CATACAMAS, HONDURAS – The mission of Predisan is “Proclaiming Jesus and Healing Lives” in Honduras. Their objective is to help the Honduran people realize their inherent worth and wholeness, as God intended in His redemptive plan. About The name Predisan is a mashup of two Spanish words that, individually, mean ‘to proclaim’ and ‘to serve.’… Continue reading Predisan: Proclaiming Jesus & Healing Lives in Honduras

In Memoriam: John Baker, Founder of Celebrate Recovery

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LAKE FOREST, CA – Imagine what life is like being a follower of Christ, even called to ministry, but trapped by an addiction that will not let you out of its grasp. It may not be all that difficult to imagine. Tens of thousands of born-again believers already know first-hand. Some may read this article.… Continue reading In Memoriam: John Baker, Founder of Celebrate Recovery

National Marriage Week Produces COVID Guide to Helping Marriages

NEW YORK — Recognizing that the COVID-19 pandemic has put significant strain on relationships, National Marriage Week USA (NMW) released a new COVID Guide for celebrating National Marriage Week 2021, February 7-14th, and called for organizations across the United States to provide online marriage-strengthening activities for the week leading up to Valentine’s Day. National Marriage… Continue reading National Marriage Week Produces COVID Guide to Helping Marriages

Discover 222 Ministries International

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GLENDALE, CA – No, this is not a list of 222 international ministries. It is an introduction to the faith-based 222 Ministries International founded in 1991 to take the Gospel to one of the most difficult places on earth: Iran. 222 Ministries’ Beginnings Lazarus Yeghnazar and his wife, Maggie, left their home country not long… Continue reading Discover 222 Ministries International

Overcome Personal Challenges in 2020 with Bible Gateway’s Free Online Bible Study by Dr. David Jeremiah Starting November 9

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The year 2020 has been packed with anxiety producing personal challenges and hardships from the COVID-19 pandemic, social unrest, and more; and it’s not over yet. Bible Gateway, the most visited Christian website in the world, is sponsoring the free Overcomer Online Bible Study with pastor, author, and broadcaster Dr. David… Continue reading Overcome Personal Challenges in 2020 with Bible Gateway’s Free Online Bible Study by Dr. David Jeremiah Starting November 9

CityServe: Illuminating Hope in the Darkness

BAKERSFIELD, CA – CityServe is a faith-based organization that enlists and mobilizes local churches to expand a church’s capacity to minister to a specific initiative, empower more people to be a light in their community, and offer Biblical solutions to the broken people in the community. Farmers to Families Food Box Program The organization engages… Continue reading CityServe: Illuminating Hope in the Darkness

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

LA Dream Center’s ‘Restart Learning Center’ Provides Critical Service to Families Struggling with Remote Learning

LOS ANGELES — The Restart Learning Center, now in its tenth week of operation, is a new service the Los Angeles Dream Center began providing at their Echo Park campus at the start of an unusual school year. With remote learning providing an additional challenge for working families, and unstable or non-existent wifi connections for… Continue reading LA Dream Center’s ‘Restart Learning Center’ Provides Critical Service to Families Struggling with Remote Learning

Recovery Sunday September 27th Offers Hope to Christian Drug Addicts

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Recovery Sunday is this Sunday, September 27th, offering hope to Christian drug addicts. Almost 21 million Americans have at least one addiction. Only 10% receive treatment. 2 million Americans are addicted to opioids – a class of drugs which block sensations of pain and cause euphoria. From 1999 to 2017, more… Continue reading Recovery Sunday September 27th Offers Hope to Christian Drug Addicts

LA Dream Center’s Drive-Thru Food Service Is Back, Along With Mobile Learning Hubs | Charisma

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LOS ANGELES — With the school year underway in Los Angeles, the L.A. Dream Center has announced that on Tuesday, Aug. 18, they will resume their drive-thru food service to assist families who normally had school lunches to count on for their families. They first introduced this unique gift to the community back in March… Continue reading LA Dream Center’s Drive-Thru Food Service Is Back, Along With Mobile Learning Hubs | Charisma

Cambodia’s Disadvantaged Communities Experience God’s Love

CAMBODIA — Cambodia’s disadvantaged live in poverty in both urban and rural slums, where prospects are bleak, and safety and the family unit is under threat. Operation Mobilisation’s Mercy Teams International provides education and social work programs which provide support for the poor and marginalized in Phnom Penh and enable Cambodia’s disadvantaged children to further… Continue reading Cambodia’s Disadvantaged Communities Experience God’s Love

How ‘All God’s Children’ Fights Human Trafficking

VANCOUVER, WA – You may be astounded to learn that 8,000,000 children around the world are institutionalized. You might be doubly disturbed to learn that many of them are warehoused in rooms filled with cribs in facilities euphemistically called orphanages. Many of these precious children receive no comfort, care, therapy, education, and, most importantly, love.… Continue reading How ‘All God’s Children’ Fights Human Trafficking

LA Dream Center Partners With ‘Jesus Daily’ to Raise Funds for Families Affected by COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center is pleased to announce they will be partnering with Jesus Daily in a Facebook live event produced by Dream On Productions to raise funds that will provide meals for families affected by COVID-19. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the Dream Center has opened its doors seven… Continue reading LA Dream Center Partners With ‘Jesus Daily’ to Raise Funds for Families Affected by COVID-19

Darryl Strawberry Hits Big Home Run

ST. LOUIS, MO – The coldest place in the world on the evening of October 1, 1985, was the first row of the upper deck of Busch Stadium in St. Louis. I know. I was there. I had purchased tickets weeks in advance for myself and some friends, knowing that we would be in St.… Continue reading Darryl Strawberry Hits Big Home Run

Teen Challenge Co-Founder Conquers Coronavirus

NEW YORK – The Teen Challenge addiction recovery ministry opened the doors of its first facility in Brooklyn, New York, in 1960. Founded in 1958 by brothers David and Don Wilkerson in 1950, Teen Challenge rose to prominence with the publication of David’s book, The Cross and the Switchblade in 1963. The book became “a… Continue reading Teen Challenge Co-Founder Conquers Coronavirus

LA Dream Center Has Served 300,000 Meals to Needy Families During COVID-19 Shutdown

LOS ANGELES — Since the Los Angeles Unified School District closed on March 13, the LA Dream Center immediately stepped in to provide meals for families who rely on free school meals every day. They have opened their doors 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm to provide food and other essential… Continue reading LA Dream Center Has Served 300,000 Meals to Needy Families During COVID-19 Shutdown

Trinity Recovery Coaching Offers Free Online Christian Counseling During Pandemic

LAS VEGAS — COVID-19 has caused many states to cancel Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), and Celebration for Recovery meetings to prevent the spread of the disease. People in recovery depend on those meetings for sobriety and without them, they are at a greater risk for relapse. To combat this risk, www.TrinityRecoveryCoaching.org is offering… Continue reading Trinity Recovery Coaching Offers Free Online Christian Counseling During Pandemic

Groundwire Reports 500+ Faith Professions Monday – During Coronavirus, God is Accessible

CASTLE ROCK, CO — On Tuesday, the 24th of March, Groundwire saw 536 people place their trust in Jesus. God continues to prove that in the midst of a crazy worl of social isolation, He is accessible. The paradigm of “Social Distancing”, in the midst of the Coronavirus chaos, is being encouraged so that germs… Continue reading Groundwire Reports 500+ Faith Professions Monday – During Coronavirus, God is Accessible

LA Dream Center Offers Meals to Families from LA County School District as Schools Are Closed

LOS ANGELES — As the threat of COVID-19 evolves, the needs continue to as well, and the Los Angeles Dream Center is responding to these needs while complying with all advice and regulations from the CDC, Gov. Gavin Newsom and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti. Since schools are closed, the Dream Center will be open to… Continue reading LA Dream Center Offers Meals to Families from LA County School District as Schools Are Closed

Rekindling Hope in Today’s Youth at the Ranches

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Ranches is a Christian organization that is dedicated to “Rekindling Hope in Today’s Youth.” Missions Box News typically features faith-based organizations that operate in distant and even remote parts of the world. Sometimes, we need to be reminded that there are families and children right here in America who face similar… Continue reading Rekindling Hope in Today’s Youth at the Ranches

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30th Annual ‘Just Pray NO!’ to Drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting

CLEARWATER, FL — The weekend of April 18 – 19, 2020 has been designated as the 30th Annual “Just Pray NO!” to drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting for the addicted and their families. Since April 7th, 1991 “Just Pray NO!” has united Christians around the world in intercessory prayer on behalf of those… Continue reading 30th Annual ‘Just Pray NO!’ to Drugs Worldwide Weekend of Prayer and Fasting

God Transforms the Lives of Romanian Gypsies

NEAMT – ROMANIA, According to the last census, carried in 2011, 6,700 persons living in Neamt district in Romania identified themselves as Gypsy. In spite of that, the data collected by the District Bureau for Gypsy Population shows this minority comprises 17,000 persons. The issues present in Neamt district are the same problems found in… Continue reading God Transforms the Lives of Romanian Gypsies

National Marriage Week Runs February 7 to 14

NEW YORK — National Marriage Week USA announced today the upcoming launch of their 2020 campaign, which runs February 7-14th, and called for organizations across the United States to plan marriage-strengthening activities for the week leading up to Valentine’s Day. National Marriage Week is a Campaign to Encourage Marriage, Reduce Divorce Rates, Curtail Poverty, and… Continue reading National Marriage Week Runs February 7 to 14

20 Reasons The Salvation Army Serves America

ALEXANDRIA, VA – What images come to mind when you think about The Salvation Army? A bell-ringer and a red kettle at Christmas? Thrift stores? Sadly, that is about the extent of what people generally know about this evangelistic Christian church/charity founded in 1865 by William and Catherin Booth. The Booths left the traditional pulpit… Continue reading 20 Reasons The Salvation Army Serves America

Matthew Barnett of LA Dream Center: Opioid Epidemic Is Destroying Us — Here’s a Way Forward

Matthew Barnett, co-founder of the Los Angeles Dream Center, shares regarding the opioid epidemic that is destroying the lives of people, and the role we can play to bring hope and healing to those who need it. Beau was a young man with a bright future ahead of him. He began his first year of… Continue reading Matthew Barnett of LA Dream Center: Opioid Epidemic Is Destroying Us — Here’s a Way Forward

LA Dream Center Welcomes 6,000 Guests to Their ‘Christmas Dreamland’, Giving Away Thousands of Gifts, Bicycles and a Brand New Car

LOS ANGELES — This past weekend, the Los Angeles Dream Center parking lot transformed into a winter wonderland complete with all the festive trimmings and filled with over 8,000 gifts, a skating rink, snow, Santa Claus, an appearance from Frozen’s Anna and Elsa, inflatables, cookies, hot cocoa and more. The Dream Center was pleased to be able to… Continue reading LA Dream Center Welcomes 6,000 Guests to Their ‘Christmas Dreamland’, Giving Away Thousands of Gifts, Bicycles and a Brand New Car

LA Dream Center Encourages Monthly Pledges for Their Residential Programs

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center was excited to offer a way to participate in the nationwide effort of giving back this Giving Tuesday. This year, they’re looking for additional monthly donors to help support their residential programs benefiting homeless families, veterans and those recovering from addiction. With a monthly commitment of $10,… Continue reading LA Dream Center Encourages Monthly Pledges for Their Residential Programs

Transforming Lives in UK Prisons

LANCASTER – Across the UK around 92,400 men, women and teenagers are currently serving prison sentences. With many of them finding themselves at the lowest point in their lives, they need a new hope to help them turn their lives around. Day in, day out for the last 15 years, Message in Prisons teams have… Continue reading Transforming Lives in UK Prisons

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Millennials are Mobilizing to Support More than 150 Ministries in the Middle East and North Africa

WASHINGTON — In a recent national survey, the MENA Collective, a new organization publicly launching November 1, 2019, asked active, church-going millennials their thoughts regarding giving and the Middle East. Their findings show that almost half of those surveyed did not trust their local church when it comes to giving their money. Equally surprising was… Continue reading Millennials are Mobilizing to Support More than 150 Ministries in the Middle East and North Africa

At 25th Year Celebration, LA Dream Center Raises $2 Million for Residential Programs

Donations will be used to fund residential expenses for hundreds of prisoners, human trafficking victims, veterans, and homeless families in 2020. LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center celebrated another year of miracles this past weekend during their annual Night of Dreams on Saturday, September 28. This year’s event included many moments of reflection… Continue reading At 25th Year Celebration, LA Dream Center Raises $2 Million for Residential Programs

The Los Angeles Dream Center Celebrates 25 Years of Changing Lives

LOS ANGELES — This month, the Los Angeles Dream Center is celebrating a significant milestone. Founder Matthew Barnett, his wife Caroline and their entire team of staff and volunteers are commemorating 25 years of service to the people of Los Angeles. The 25th anniversary celebration beginning on Thursday, September 26 will include many events, but… Continue reading The Los Angeles Dream Center Celebrates 25 Years of Changing Lives