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…

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is helping to sustain desperate families pushed to the brink of starvation as South Asia battles to survive COVID-19 coronavirus

Stay-at-home Americans challenged to support coronavirus relief efforts WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based humanitarian group Gospel for Asia (GFA World, and its affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan is helping to sustain desperate families pushed to the brink of starvation as South Asia battles the deadly coronavirus. More than 5,000 cases…

A Mission Aviation Fellowship aircraft is the only way to safely deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the mountain people of Kuebunyane in Lesotho.

KUEBUNYANE, LESOTHO – A Mission Aviation Fellowship aircraft is the only way to safely deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the mountain people of Kuebunyane in Lesotho in Southern Africa. Kuebunyane comprises several remote villages with a combined population of more than 62,000 and is an eight-hour overland journey from the nearest hospital facility in Qachas Nek….

Organizations are more than ever realizing the importance of building a post-COVID team culture that will engage and retain top talent.

HOUSTON – As the nation is crawling back to work, organizations are more than ever realizing the importance of building a post COVID team culture that will engage and retain top talent. Culture Conference, a free digital conference that provides practical talks from today’s top leaders, will help ministry leaders build thriving teams, cultivate inspiring…

GFA World counts it a privilege to serve the local community through the Farmers to Families Food Box Program amid the COVID crisis.

WILLS POINT, TX – Because GFA World (Gospel for Asia) has supported pastors and missionaries across South Asia for more than 40 years, the organization understands the ugly effect of food scarcity. Over those four decades, Gospel for Asia (GFA) has distributed countless foodstuffs and cooked tens of thousands of meals for hungry people –…

Christian ministries and nonprofits are eager to "ramp up the conversation" with the post COVID generation, a new survey suggests.

CHARLOTTE, NC — Christian ministries and nonprofits are eager to “ramp up the conversation” with the post COVID generation, a new survey suggests. They’re looking to increase their online video and live-chat offerings to engage people who want “real relationships and genuine community” in the post-COVID world. The survey of Christian leaders — conducted last…

Tragedy of COVID 'widow-maker' on International Widows Day

WILLS POINT, TX — COVID-19 is making a heart-wrenching situation even worse for abused and outcast widows around the world, says a new report released surrounding International Widows Day, June 23, an annual awareness event. The pandemic is a widow-maker for thousands of the world’s most vulnerable women, causing them an “unbearable level” of sorrow…

KP Yohannan, founder GFA World, author & speaker, born & reared in India, is available for media interviews on the India Covid crisis

WILLS POINT, TX — K.P. Yohannan — founder of global humanitarian agency GFA World (www.gfa.org), best-selling author, and international speaker, who was born and reared in India — is available for media interviews on the current COVID crisis in India. What’s REALLY Going On in India Right Now? Millions are suffering as India’s COVID “second…

On World Hunger Day, May 28, GFA World reports growing desperation in India as it supports efforts to help thousands starving amid COVID 19

WILLS POINT, TX — India’s devastating “second wave” of COVID-19 is overshadowing another deadly tsunami of suffering — rampant hunger. Global humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World) reports growing desperation across India as it supports efforts to feed those facing starvation amid the pandemic’s continuing onslaught. The Texas-based organization has helped feed hundreds of thousands…

Covid 19 Deaths in India

ONTARIO, CANADA — As COVID-19 deaths continue to grow exponentially in India, one Canadian NGO is stepping up to help that country’s most vulnerable people access the life-saving jab. Effect Hope is a Canadian Christian global health organization that supports people with neglected tropical diseases. Effect Hope will help Indians affected by leprosy and lymphatic…

Christians in Russia reached thousands more families with the Gospel over the past few months than ever before, largely because of COVID-19.

LOVES PARK, IL — Christians in Russia going door-to-door in the bitter cold reached thousands more children and families with the Gospel over the past few months than ever before — largely because of COVID-19. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association’s (SGA, www.sga.org) Christ Over COVID campaign and Immanuel’s Child Christmas outreach helped Russian Christians and their…

LA 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…

Amid the pandemic, GFA World (Gospel for Asia Canada), with Believers Eastern Church, collected Christmas shoeboxes for children in need.

STONEY CREEK, ON — Despite the difficulties of 2020, GFA World (Gospel for Asia Canada), together with Believers Eastern Church, collected Christmas gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need. 2020 was a difficult year. COVID-19 pandemic restrictions meant that many of the regular events of our lives had to be rearranged or maybe even cancelled altogether….

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) offers online 40-day Lent devotional to help Christians pray, fast for unity, end to pandemic and other crises

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide –Reporting on GFA World mission agency offering online 40-day lent devotional to help Christians pray, fast for unity, end to pandemic and other…

COVID 19 pandemic has put significant strain on relationships, National Marriage Week USA released a new Guide for National Marriage Week

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…

Samaritan’s Purse continues in bringing medical surge capacity to aid in the fight against COVID-19 in Southern California

LANCASTER, CA — Samaritan’s Purse continues to work hand-in-hand with Antelope Valley Hospital in LA County —bringing medical surge capacity to aid in the fight against COVID-19 in Southern California. Their 54-bed unit is not only helping patients, but also bringing urgently needed relief to medical workers at Antelope Valley Hospital; many of whom have…

Samaritan's Purse to receive first patients at their Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina, in response to rising COVID 19 cases

NORTH CAROLINA — Samaritan’s Purse is expected to receive their first patients later this week at their Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina, in response to rising COVID-19 cases in the region. The 30-bed emergency unit will help support regional medical centers as they reach capacity due to rising coronavirus hospitalizations. Edward Graham, Samaritan’s…

The confluence of COVID and technology in 2020 had ominous consequences for the spread of Christian Persecution worldwide.

SANTA ANA, CA — This week, persecution watchdog Open Doors USA will announce the 2021 World Watch List, its anticipated annual ranking of the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous to be a Christian – and provide a surprising update on significant shifts in the landscape of Christian persecution worldwide. Open Doors USA…

The COVID 19 pandemic has "cemented human trafficking as the 3rd biggest illicit trade on the planet," says Gospel for Asia (GFA World)

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada – Discussing new report stating how COVID 19 pandemic has “cemented human trafficking as the 3rd biggest illicit trade on the planet.” COVID-19 is feeding the “growing evil” of human trafficking, pulling more of the…

ACSI announced the release of data from its third nationwide survey of Christian schools' responses to the COVID 19 pandemic.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Association of Christian Schools International is pleased to announce the release of data from its third nationwide survey of Christian schools’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 730 member schools responded to the survey, which was fielded in late November. The report addressed enrollment trends, COVID-19 disruption, distance learning…

Slavic Gospel Association is leading a relief effort to feed hungry struggling due to the economic devastation caused by COVID-19 in Russia

LOVES PARK, IL — An Illinois-based, international organization is leading a major humanitarian effort to feed hungry families and orphans struggling due to the economic devastation caused by COVID-19 in Russia and the former Soviet Union. Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) has served its grassroots network of 6,350 local evangelical church partners in the vast…

More to die from diseases linked to lack of toilet & sanitation than from Covid, GFA World reports - fight against open defecation continues

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, has warned that more people will die from diseases linked to lack of toilets and poor sanitation than from COVID-19 this year. So far this year, more than 1.2 million deaths worldwide have been attributed…

In countries where governments already oppress Christians because of their faith, COVID 19 led to more persecution of Christians than ever

ORLANDO, FL — In countries where Christians experience persecution from governments already because of their faith, COVID 19 has led to more surveillance of Christians than ever before, says Wycliffe Associates. The Orlando-based international organization empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Church Owned Bible Translation. “It was already…

COVID 19 wreaked havoc this year, but it won't stop a determined community from advocating for children living in poverty worldwide

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The COVID 19 virus wreaked havoc this year, but it won’t stop a determined community of athletes and influencers from advocating for the needs of children living in desperate poverty around the globe. Fill The Stadium (www.FillTheStadium.com) is an urgent effort that seeks to help 70,000 children and their families through…

With Nassau’s Princess Margaret Hospital, Samaritan’s Purse offered critical care at a 28-bed field hospital to treat COVID 19

BAHAMAS — As the Bahamas experienced a deadly second wave of the coronavirus, Samaritan’s Purse came alongside the island nation to provide an Emergency Field Hospital and critical Infection Prevention Control (IPC) training. In partnership with Nassau’s Princess Margaret Hospital, Samaritan’s Purse doctors and nurses offered critical care at a 28-bed field hospital, specially designed…

KP Yohannan, leader of Gospel for Asia has warned that a new COVID 19 surge could cause catastrophic hunger & starvation in poor nations.

WILLS POINT, TX – Dr. K.P. Yohannan, founder of a major faith-based humanitarian agency, Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada), has warned that a new COVID-19 surge could cause catastrophic starvation in poor nations. Widespread hunger across Asia caused by the pandemic is proving to be “worse than the…

Texas based humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is releasing hundreds of thousands of families from jaws of hunger amid COVID 19

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing how humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is releasing hundreds of thousands of families from jaws of hunger amid COVID-19. Hunger relief efforts led by two Texas-based organizations are helping thousands…

Pastor Greg Laurie, the senior pastor of the Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California is back in the pulpit after battling COVID 19.

Pastor Greg Laurie, the senior pastor of the Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California is back in the pulpit after battling COVID-19. Pastor Laurie announced on Oct. 5 that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, but felt well and was in quarantine. Laurie told CBN News, “The truth is I was thankfully never terribly…

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…

To document the impact of COVID-19 on church life, Ministry Brands released a new report, Coping with COVID-19 - Insights from Church Leaders

LENOIR CITY, TN — To document the impact of COVID-19 on churches, Ministry Brands – the leading provider of software, services, and information platforms for churches, ministries, and those they serve – today released new data from a recently completed national survey of churches across multiple denominations. The report, “Coping with COVID-19: Insights from Church…

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez to release ‘From Survive to Thrive’, a book about hope in the middle of the pandemic, on Nov. 17

SACRAMENTO — Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christina Leadership Conference and #1 New York Times bestselling author, will release his newest book “From Survive to Thrive” (Charisma House) on Nov. 17. In “From Survive to Thrive,” Rodriguez takes an honest look at the pain millions of people are experiencing during the Covid-19…

Mother-tongue Bible translators in Nigeria were working to start 30 language projects before they had to stop due to the pandemic, terrorism.

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 Nigerian Bible translators are asking for help after suspending Bible translation projects in 30 languages. The global pandemic, terrorism, and economic collapse have brought Bible translation to a halt…