Franklin Graham spent the weekend in Mongolia, as he met with children who have benefited from Samaritan’s Purse Children’s Heart Project.

ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA — Franklin Graham spent a whirlwind weekend in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, as he met with children and families who have benefited from Samaritan’s Purse Children’s Heart Project and later gave out Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. Franklin Graham – President and CEO, Samaritan’s Purse: This is Franklin Graham. I’m in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. We’ve been working here for over…

CURE International plans to open Children's Hospital of Zimbabwe, provide life-transforming medical care to thousands of vulnerable children

SPRING LAKE, MI — CURE International (CURE), a global provider of surgical treatment for children with treatable disabilities, announced plans to open CURE Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe, a first-in-the-nation facility providing life-transforming medical care to thousands of vulnerable children. Reconstruction of the $5 million hospital was recently completed by the Zimbabwe Orthopedic Trust (ZOT) in…

Slavic Gospel Association aims to share the true meaning and hope of Christmas with 50,000 needy forgotten children this year.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based evangelical mission that partners with local churches to serve orphans, widows, and others in need across Russia and the former Soviet Union aims to share the true meaning and hope of Christmas with 50,000 needy ‘forgotten’ children this year. From Russia’s capital Moscow to the Siberian wastelands — and…

The international ministry Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is using models built of LEGO bricks as a tool to build community relationships with families while teaching children the Word of God.

WARRENTON, MO — The international ministry Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is using models built of LEGO bricks as a tool to build community relationships with families while teaching children the Word of God. The CEF workers partner with local church volunteers by providing the popular building blocks, figures and instructions so the children can create…

Minno, a kids' media company, announced today that its best-selling "Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids," is being adapted for screen.

NASHVILLE — Minno, a kids’ media company, announced today that its best-selling “Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids,” is being adapted for screen through vibrant animation. An initial four-episodes and Christmas Special for children ages 4-8+ will launch just in time for the holidays. The “Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids” animated series invites kids…

A U.S.-based Christian charity is ramping up its efforts to bring hope to more than 60,000 children and orphans across Ukraine and Russia.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based Christian charity is ramping up its efforts to bring hope to more than 60,000 children and orphans across Ukraine, Russia and the former Soviet Union this Christmas – 10,000 more children than last year. The huge-scale, church-led Immanuel’s Child outreach supported by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) gives…

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…

Eastern European Mission has steadfastly worked to supply Bibles to Eastern European countries for the last 60 years.

HURST, TX — Eastern European Mission (EEM), a group that has steadfastly worked to supply Bibles to Eastern European countries for the last 60 years, broke its 2020 record with the distribution of 1,529,668 Bibles and Bible-based materials into 32 nations and 23 languages – free of charge – in 2021. Even in the difficult…

"Summer Fest" at 7 Hills Church celebrated a significant milestone over the weekend with 216 children making the decision for Jesus

CINCINNATI — “Summer Fest” at 7 Hills Church celebrated a significant milestone over the weekend with 216 children making the decision to invite Jesus into their lives throughout the course of the vacation Bible school, running June 8-10. Campuses in Florence, KY, and Cincinatti, OH saw hundreds of children attend “Summer Fest,” an annual day-camp…

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…

Free conference events as coronavirus lockdown winds down & as youth, young people struggle to maintain & grow their faith during shaky times

NASHVILLE — Leader of a national Christian youth conference announced today that God called him to bring events to five U.S. cities for free starting this spring as the coronavirus pandemic winds down and young people struggle to maintain and grow their faith during shaky times. Kingdom Youth Conferences, (http://www.kingdomyouthconference.com/) a hybrid youth event that…

The Mailbox Club began providing follow-up programs for children’s Bible clubs in rural schools throughout the southeastern United States.

VALDOSTA, GA – The Mailbox Club began as a modest ministry meant to provide follow-up programs for children’s Bible clubs that met in rural schools throughout the southeastern United States. As the ministry gained recognition, it evolved into a series of correspondence courses used by young people across the entire country. By 1990, The Mailbox…

Trail Life USA aims to help boys rise above challenges like COVID-19, with locally-held special events across the country this fall.

GREENVILLE, SC — America’s leading faith-based adventure group for boys has launched a new campaign to get young people out into the “great outdoors” — and inspire them to become the next “Greatest Generation.” Trail Life USA (www.TrailLifeUSA.com) — a boys adventure organization with 30,000 members in troops across all 50 states — aims to…

FaithWords and Minno Kids are pleased to announce its Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids* has won the 2020 Christian Book Award in the Children's category.

NASHVILLE — FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group, and Minno Kids are pleased to announce its Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids* has won the 2020 Christian Book Award in the Children’s category. Written by VeggieTales® Creator Phil Vischer, the Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids was originally released in September 2019 and quickly…

With the U.S. Latino Child Discipleship Network, Awana is poised to help churches reach & disciple children by forming regional, local networks of churches

The global children’s ministry will hire a national ministry director to lead the mission to reach 2,500 churches by 2023STREAMWOOD, Ill — Awana, a non-profit ministry and the global leader in child discipleship, today announced a new ministry to reach the fastest growing demographic in American Christianity through U.S. Hispanic churches. According to Pew Forum…

Andrew Palau returned to deliver the same message of hope to a new generation in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — Fourteen years after renowned evangelist Luis Palau’s historic campaign in Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires, the Palau Association returned to deliver the same message of hope to a new generation of Argentines, this time led by Luis Palau’s son, Andrew Palau. Standing in front of a sea of people in…

GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, issued this special report on fresh water: an increasingly scarce resource.

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) 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, issued this special report on fresh water: an increasingly scarce resource more vital than oil or gold. Increasing demand…

"Unstoppable" local churches in Ukraine and Russia are launching a large-scale humanitarian outreach across Ukraine as war erupts

LOVES PARK, IL — “Unstoppable” local churches in Ukraine and Russia are launching a large-scale humanitarian outreach across Ukraine as war erupts around them and many suffer. Supported by U.S.-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org), the church-driven emergency response will provide food, winter clothes, blankets and medicines for thousands of at-risk people, including orphans, abandoned…

ACSI is partnering with Joshua Expeditions to advance the Great Commission Project a mobilization effort for students to share their faith.

COLORADO, SPRINGS — The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is partnering with faith-based global travel organization, Joshua Expeditions, to advance the Great Commission Project —a mobilization effort for thousands of member school students to share their faith. ACSI President Dr. Larry Taylor believes this partnership will provide ACSI students, faculty, and parents life-changing experiences….

Faith Academics and Beyond This have joined forces to create the 54 Day Challenge, a social initiative to unite and transform communities.

TAMPA / INDIANAPOLIS — Faith Academics, a national company supporting online learning through character-based education, and Beyond This, an Indiana non-profit focused on mentoring and life coaching, have joined forces to create the 54 Day Challenge, a social initiative to unite and transform communities around the country through a season of compassion. The 54 Day…

60+ churches with Luis Palau Association, came together to share the Gospel on August 28 through Greater Hermiston CityFest with Andrew Palau

HERMISTON, OR – Over sixty churches, in partnership with the Luis Palau Association, came together to share the Gospel on August 28 through Greater Hermiston CityFest with Andrew Palau. This massive outreach, which included multiple gatherings throughout the region, reached more than 6,200 people with a powerful message of hope in Jesus and resulted in…

Free Burma Rangers

NASHVILLE – Lifeway Films, Deidox Films and Fathom Events have announced an encore presentation of the award-winning film “Free Burma Rangers” in theaters September 13. The encore presentation features an exclusive update from the Eubank family. The documentary film won Best Feature Film at the The Justice Film Festival in 2019, while the subject of…

Prestonwood CARES has created 1,200 “School Paks” for area students in need, equipping them with school supplies for the new school year.

PLANO, TX – Prestonwood CARES, a ministry of Prestonwood Missions at Prestonwood Baptist Church, has created 1,200 “School Paks” for area students in need, equipping them with necessary school supplies for the new school year. Each “School Pak” backpack includes a box of crayons, a box of Crayola® markers, a box of Crayola® colored pencils,…