For years, Worke*, a Christian convert in East Africa, outwardly acted like a Muslim while secretly holding onto Jesus in her heart.

EAST AFRICA — For years, Worke*, a Christian convert in East Africa, outwardly acted like a Muslim while secretly holding onto Jesus in her heart. But after her husband died of an illness, she openly embraced her faith in Christ – and his family strongly opposed it. *Name changed for security reasons Worke from East…

New Language Created by Wycliffe Associates Being Used in Africa’s Public and Private Schools to Teach Deaf Students

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, has developed a new language for the Deaf and Deaf-Blind community, which is now being used in both public and private schools in Africa. The language, called Symbolic Universal Language, or…

Two Oxford consultants carried out the first ever surgery onboard the world’s first purpose-built charity hospital ship in West Africa.

SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA — Two Oxford consultants carried out the first ever surgery onboard the world’s first purpose-built charity hospital ship, the Global Mercy, in West Africa March 6th. Rachel Buckingham and Andrew Wainwright, both consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeons at the Oxford University Hospitals Trust in England, are volunteering in Senegal for international charity Mercy…

The Voice of the Martyrs added four more African countries and designated as “hostile” nations in their annual 2023 Global Prayer Guide

BARTLESVILLE, OK — Four more African countries have been added to the list of the world’s most dangerous and difficult places to follow Christ. The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) added and designated Benin, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique and Niger as “hostile” nations in their annual 2023 Global Prayer Guide. VOM added…

Wycliffe Associates’ Operation Clean Water creates outreach opportunities for local churches in Asia and Africa

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is building bridges for sharing translated Scripture in Asia and Africa by providing clean water systems in remote communities. “We’ve seen how God uses a clean water system to draw men,…

Ligonier Ministries expands its campaign to distribute free copies of the Reformation Study Bible to Christians in 10 countries in Africa

ORLANDO, FL — Ligonier Ministries is expanding its campaign to distribute free copies of the Reformation Study Bible to pastors, teachers, and students in ten African countries. Having originally planned to deliver 36,000 study Bibles by 2028, this outreach has considerably outpaced its initial target, with a total of 30,000 expected to be distributed by…

GFA World is launching compassion projects in Africa for the 1st time, a huge boost for humanitarian efforts in the world's poorest continent

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World founded by K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide, one of the largest mission agencies in the world, is launching compassion projects in Africa (http://www.gfa.org/press/intoAfrica) for the first time — a…

SAT-7 won a major award for Innovative Outreach from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) - largest association of Christian communicators

EASTON, MD — SAT-7, a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcaster that reaches 25 million people in the Middle East and North Africa — has won a major award from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s largest association of Christian communicators. SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) received the NRB’s International Media Award for 2021 — one of the coveted annual Media…

Record numbers in the Middle East & North Africa turned to a Christian broadcast ministry that showed "living examples of hope" during 2020

EASTON, MD — Record numbers of people in the Middle East and North Africa turned to a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcast ministry that showed them “living examples of hope” during 2020 — a “year of terrible tempest” — according to newly released figures. Amid the pandemic lockdown, soaring unemployment, hunger and domestic violence, economic meltdown, and…

Loom International is a relatively young, faith-based NGO led by a core group of Christians with expertise in sustainable change.

PORTLAND, OR – Loom International is a relatively young, faith-based NGO led by a core group of Christians with expertise in sustainable change. Loom’s operational model, similar in many ways to that of some highly successful for-profit institutions, projects both short and long-term outcomes based on continual improvement. These principles are applied on the ground…

Open Doors partners recently delivered Covid 19 relief aid to over 4,500 Christians, widows, orphans, and others in Central African Republic

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC — Open Doors partners recently delivered Covid relief aid to over 4,500 Christians in Central African Republic. Beneficiaries included widows, believers from Muslim backgrounds, church leaders, other vulnerable Christians and orphans. Among those helped were the families of Jeovani, Steven and Dieu Fera, who Open Doors have been supporting ever since their…

Dr. Sister Priscilla Busingye (Uganda) received the AMH Gerson L’Chaim (“To Life”) Prize for Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service

DELAND, FL — African Mission Healthcare (AMH) is pleased to announce that the prestigious AMH Gerson L’Chaim (“To Life”) Prize for Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service has been awarded to Dr. Sister Priscilla Busingye, OB-GYN and a member of the Banyatereza Sisters of Uganda. Dr. Busingye is the first woman and first African to receive…

African Mission Healthcare O2Africa campaign to raise $1 million to make oxygen sustainably available to care for COVID-19 in Africa

DELAND, FL — African Mission Healthcare (AMH) has announced its O2Africa campaign to raise $1 million to make oxygen sustainably available to care for COVID-19 and other acutely ill patients in sub-Saharan Africa. AMH will immediately invest $360,000 made possible by the generosity of co-founder Mark Gerson and his wife Rabbi Erica Gerson, who are…

Bible translators and their families in remote and poverty-stricken areas are facing starvation due to food shortages resulting from the COVID 19 pandemic.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, reports that Bible translators and their families in remote and poverty-stricken areas are facing starvation due to food shortages resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. President and CEO Bruce Smith says, “My…

The violence targeting Christian churches in northern Nigeria has turned that country into “a ticking time bomb,” U.S. religious leaders warn.

ADAMAWA, Nigeria – More than 100 members of the Islamic State of West Africa, also known as Boko Haram, recently swarmed northern Adamawa, a state in northeast Nigeria, and set at least five churches ablaze while they opened fire and indiscriminately killed residents, according to Sunday reports. The violence targeting Christian churches in northern Nigeria…

Church leaders in eastern Africa are calling for increased action against desert locust invasion which have terrorised the region since January this year.

AFRICA — Church leaders in eastern Africa are calling for increased action against desert locust invasion which have terrorized the region since January this year. Like scenes from the Book of Exodus, huge swarms of the insects have descended on the region, destroying farmlands and animal pastures. The outbreak is affecting seven East African countries,…

An American surgeon hailed as "the world's most important doctor"-- to more than a million patients--is being honored with a top international medical award. Today, Florida-based African Mission Healthcare (AMH) announced that Dr. Tom Catena is the recipient of the nonprofit's 2019 Gerson L'Chaim Prize for "Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service," sponsored by Jewish philanthropists Rabbi Erica and Mark Gerson.

DELAND, FL — An American surgeon hailed as “the world’s most important doctor” — to more than a million patients — is being honored with a top international medical award. Today, Florida-based African Mission Healthcare (AMH) announced that Dr. Tom Catena is the recipient of the nonprofit’s 2019 Gerson L’Chaim Prize for “Outstanding Christian Medical…

African Mission Healthcare provides vital 'life support' for only major hospital for 1.3 million people in conflict-torn Sudan's Nuba Mountains

DELAND, FL — Aiming to provide vital medical help for hundreds of thousands of traumatized, but courageous and resilient victims of Sudan’s “hidden” war, U.S.-based nonprofit organization African Mission Healthcare (AMH, www.africanmissionhealthcare.org) launched a new campaign today—”Nuba 2020″— (www.Nuba2020.com) to coincide with Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3.   The Nuba 2020 campaign goal is to ensure…

From the war then borders of Syria to the historic Christian communities of North Africa, the Christian church in the Middle East faces imminent extinction.

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…

SIM Missionary, 56-year-old-Dr. Rick Sacra, Massachusetts native, received the prestigious 2018 AMH Rabbi Erica and Mark Gerson L’Chaim (“To Life”) Prize for Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service last night (Jan. 31, 2019).

Prestigious $500,000 AMH Gerson L’Chaim Prize presented to SIM Missionary Dr. Rick Sacra will help extend and expand SIM’s healthcare ministry in impoverished Liberia NEW YORK, NY — An American missionary doctor who risked his life at the height of Liberia’s 2014 Ebola crisis, and has spent more than 20 years doing medical missionary service…

Richard Coleman stepping down as senior director of mobilization and candidacy to serve in Ethiopia NORCROSS, Ga.—A forthcoming leadership transition at missions agency TMS Global comes at a time when it is pursuing a heightened commitment to seeing more non-whites serving in world evangelization. After more than a decade recruiting others for service with the…