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Feeding Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia

COLOMBIA — Venezuelan families who have fled to Colombia to escape their country’s crumbling economy give thanks to God for food provided by Samaritan’s Purse. Yancy: Things are becoming horrible in Venezuela. Food cannot be found. Maria: Venezuela was in crisis. I think the pandemic made it worse. Osmerys: It’s very difficult there to get… Continue reading Feeding Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia

Colombian Pastor’s Beautiful Answer to Prayer

COLOMBIA — A Colombian pastor praises God for the ministry he shares with Samaritan’s Purse to help feed hungry families, many of whom are Venezuelan migrants, and share the hope of the Gospel with them. Pastor Yahir: Today Samaritan’s Purse delivered food in Maria Auxiliadora. It was a miracle from God. Today the heavens were… Continue reading Colombian Pastor’s Beautiful Answer to Prayer

Open Doors Shelters Colombian Boy Who Turned Down Guerrilla Gang

COLOMBIA — Timóteo’s family found Jesus, and converted from the beliefs of their tribe in Colombia. That made them targets for persecution – and made Timóteo a target for guerrilla gangs. You’re 11 years old, and you’re walking home from school. A man carrying a gun calls you over to him. What do you do?… Continue reading Open Doors Shelters Colombian Boy Who Turned Down Guerrilla Gang

Secret Worshippers in Colombia

COLOMBIA — Believers and worshipers from Colombia face persecution if members of their indigenous community find out that they are Christians. It’s Sunday morning in the village of San Pedro de la Victoria, Colombia. Gabriel – an indigenous Christian whose name has been changed to protect his identity – wakes up to prepare a service… Continue reading Secret Worshippers in Colombia

No Father for Daniela this Christmas in Colombia

COLOMBIA — Christmas is likely to look different for all of us this year. Some of us will be celebrating the birth of Jesus without our friends and family closest to us. You may have even lost somebody you love this year, and this will be your first Christmas without them. Daniela from Colombia is… Continue reading No Father for Daniela this Christmas in Colombia

WCC Expresses Concern About Colombia’s Peace Process in Light of Recent Killings of Micoahumado Community Leaders

Rev. Frank Chikane addresses leaders of the community of Micoahumado on February 2018. Photo: Marcelo Schneider/WCC

GENEVE — “We express our deepest concern with regard to the search for peace in Colombia, and we call upon the Colombian government and all armed actors to refrain from targeting social leaders and communities in conflict zones,” said Rev. Frank Chikane, moderator of the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Commission of the Churches on… Continue reading WCC Expresses Concern About Colombia’s Peace Process in Light of Recent Killings of Micoahumado Community Leaders

More Than 94,000 Hear Good News of Jesus at Two-Day Colombia Festival

Cúcuta, Colombia – Thursday through Saturday, the forecast in Cúcuta, Colombia, called for rain. But each day, for a handful of hours during the Festival of Hope with Franklin Graham—and the kids’ event leading up to it—the clouds held back. As soon as the Festival ended Saturday night, the rain began, along with thunder and… Continue reading More Than 94,000 Hear Good News of Jesus at Two-Day Colombia Festival

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Franklin Graham Shares Hope-Filled Easter Message on the Colombia / Venezuela Border

CÚCUTA, COLOMBIA — Cúcuta, Colombia, is a beautiful, quiet city, surrounded by mountains and lined with palm trees. Its joyful and passionate residents love their “small town” (with a population of approximately 800,000). While Cúcuta has a rich and complex history — including being recognized as the area where Colombia was born — it has… Continue reading Franklin Graham Shares Hope-Filled Easter Message on the Colombia / Venezuela Border

Colombia Holds Peace Talks with the No.2 rebels

Photo by Foj333 In February of this year, Colombia begun peace talks with the number 2 worst rebel group in Colombia. Their name is The National Liberation Army (ELN). Fox News reports, “Colombia’s government and the nation’s second-largest rebel group formally started peace talks Tuesday in neighboring Ecuador, seeking to follow up on the peace… Continue reading Colombia Holds Peace Talks with the No.2 rebels

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Colombia and FARC Make Peace Deal

Photo by Foj333 For years, there was a civil war between the Colombian military and the FARC, a rebel guerilla group. It finally ended in December, when the government and FARC agreed on a peace deal between the two groups. CNN reports, “Colombia’s Congress has approved a historic peace agreement that will lead to the… Continue reading Colombia and FARC Make Peace Deal

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Violence in Colombia Despite Peace Deal with FARC

In November of 2016, The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a peace deal with the government of Colombia. Per BBC, “The government and the Farc (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) signed a peace agreement in November, to put an end to more than 50 years of conflict.” Despite this Peace Deal, violence continued,… Continue reading Violence in Colombia Despite Peace Deal with FARC

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Colombia Flooding

Photo by Ben Bowes   In March, there was flooding in Colombia which devastated Mocoa, a capital city of one of the states in Colombia. Per ABC News, “Colombian authorities scrambled to deliver aid and return basic services like electricity and water to the wreckage of Mocoa, a city of 40,000 people devastated by floodwaters… Continue reading Colombia Flooding

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Colombia peace deal with rebels rejected

In a national vote, Colombians rejected a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army, also known as FARC, which was intended to end 52 years of guerrilla warfare. The referendum’s failure to pass follows four years of negotiations between President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC, which Cuba hosted and facilitated. Colombians rejected… Continue reading Colombia peace deal with rebels rejected

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FARC in Colombia Guerilla demands amnesty in peace deal

Ivan Marquez of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army, also known as FARC, said in September that unless the government offers amnesty to his guerillas, there will be no peace. The guerrillas have battled the Colombian government for 52 years, this the longest lasting civil war in the Americas. FARC is a Marxist-Leninist movement… Continue reading FARC in Colombia Guerilla demands amnesty in peace deal

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Guerrillas Suspected of Kidnapping Journalists in Colombia

Colombian government officials are holding the Colombian Marxist rebel group (guerillas), the National Liberation Army, responsible for the kidnapping of three journalists near the border with Venezuela. Salud Hernandez, a Spanish journalist, disappeared first while working on a story in the northern Colombian region of Catatumbo, a cocaine-producing region that is known for guerilla and… Continue reading Guerrillas Suspected of Kidnapping Journalists in Colombia

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Tijuana, Mexico Church Becomes Migrant Refuge

TIJUANA, MEXICO — When Gustavo Banda opened his small church in Mexico, little did he imagine that it would become a stopping point for refugees. Located near the U.S. Border, his church hosts tens of thousands of migrants as part of their search for a new life in the United States. George Thomas of CBN… Continue reading Tijuana, Mexico Church Becomes Migrant Refuge

Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

GERMANY — Millions of refugees fleeing war and economic hardships in the Middle East and Africa have made their way to Europe. They must learn a new language and learn how to deal with schools, transportation, banks and everything else. But a Christian foundation in Germany has created a unique housing project to help refugees… Continue reading Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

Baylor University Research Provides Evidence: Prison Fellowship International Program Transforms Prisoners, Prisons

WASHINGTON — A groundbreaking Baylor University study of a Prison Fellowship International (PFI) in-prison program provides evidence that the faith-based course transforms prisoners – and leads to culture change in prisons. “PFI is providing innovative prison programs that are quickly becoming one of the centerpieces of the emerging field of positive criminology,” said Dr. Byron… Continue reading Baylor University Research Provides Evidence: Prison Fellowship International Program Transforms Prisoners, Prisons

Largest-Ever Bible Translation Effort Demonstrates ‘Power of One Verse’

THE POWER OF ONE VERSE: The "I Want to Know" campaign – what may be the largest-ever Bible translation effort on social and digital media -- gives people the opportunity to sponsor the translation of one "life-changing" Bible verse into a language that doesn't yet have a complete Bible. The campaign is spearheaded by illumiNations, an alliance of the world's leading Bible translation organizations. Visit illuminations.bible/know to learn more.

DALLAS, TX — What may be the largest-ever Bible translation campaign on social and digital media is inviting people to join one of the most inspirational “crowd-funding” opportunities in the world — and demonstrate the “power of one verse” to change a life forever. The “I Want to Know” campaign gives everyone the opportunity to… Continue reading Largest-Ever Bible Translation Effort Demonstrates ‘Power of One Verse’

Spiritual and Physical Support for Venezuelan Women and Children

COLOMBIA — Samaritan’s Purse is helping to provide physical and spiritual support for Venezuelan women and their children who are fleeing to Colombia to escape economic hardship in their native country. José Rodríguez, Samaritan’s Purse: Venezuelan people are going through one of the most dramatic socioeconomic crises in the history of the world. Many Venezuelans… Continue reading Spiritual and Physical Support for Venezuelan Women and Children

Ligonier Ministries Releases a Full Spanish Translation of the Reformation Study Bible

ORLANDO, FL — Ligonier Ministries, the teaching fellowship founded by Dr. R.C. Sproul, has announced the release of the Reformation Study Bible in Spanish, published in partnership with Poiema Publicaciones. This long-anticipated resource, La Biblia de Estudio de La Reforma, is now available in a variety of cover styles on Ligonier’s website and Amazon. Today,… Continue reading Ligonier Ministries Releases a Full Spanish Translation of the Reformation Study Bible

Are We Winning the Ancient Battle Between Man and Mosquito?

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan, issued this Special Report update on winning the ancient conflict against the mosquito and vector-borne diseases. It’s small, this little welt on my hand or the bump behind my ear. The welts come and go… Continue reading Are We Winning the Ancient Battle Between Man and Mosquito?

Samaritan’s Purse Helping Venezuelans Return Home During COVID-19

COLOMBIA — A Samaritan’s Purse medical team in Colombia is screening Venezuelans for COVID 19 before they return to their country over the Simon Bolivar Bridge. Team member Paula Melo explains why she believes God has called them to be there at this moment to bless those returning home. Paula Melo, Samaritan’s Purse My name… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Helping Venezuelans Return Home During COVID-19

AMOR: 85-foot Boats Bring Good News to Amazon River Basin

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Over 1,000 tributaries flow into the Amazon River Basin that stretches over 4,345 miles. Because the mighty Amazon flows into the Atlantic Ocean in northern Brazil, many people suppose that the river basin lies entirely within Brazil. The Amazon River Basin actually runs through Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela as… Continue reading AMOR: 85-foot Boats Bring Good News to Amazon River Basin

Franklin Graham Preaches Gospel to 23,700 Cambodians in Phnom Penh

PHNOM PENH — Evangelist Franklin Graham proclaimed the hope of Jesus Christ to 23,700 people in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, this weekend. The two-day Love Phnom Penh Festival with Franklin Graham, held Dec. 7 and 8 at the Phnom Penh City Center Driving Range, marked the largest evangelistic gathering in the history of the kingdom of… Continue reading Franklin Graham Preaches Gospel to 23,700 Cambodians in Phnom Penh

Prison Fellowship International Announces the Global Capacity Initiative

WASHINGTON — Today, Prison Fellowship International (PFI)–the largest and most extensive association of Christian ministries working in the criminal justice field–announced the Global Capacity Initiative, a new program to provide capacity building support to underperforming Prison Fellowship ministries. The initiative, which will launch in early 2020, is built around research that demonstrates peer-to-peer organizational mentoring… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International Announces the Global Capacity Initiative

Prison Fellowship International Rescues Children of Prisoners in Malawi

Lilongwe, Malawi - December 12, 2008: Local children from a small village posing for a photo during a school visit

WASHINGTON — The quality of life for hundreds of children in Malawi is about to improve thanks to a new partnership agreement between Prison Fellowship International and Prison Fellowship Malawi. After a year of preparation, Prison Fellowship International’s child sponsorship program launched in Malawi on November 1. The program commenced with the enrollment of the… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International Rescues Children of Prisoners in Malawi

A Venezuelan Migrant’s Story

CUCUTA – Hundreds and even thousands of Venezuelan migrants cross into Colombia each day, leaving behind chaos and deprivation. They’re hoping to find safety and economic opportunity in their neighbor nation or other countries farther south, such as Ecuador and Peru. But the journey is demanding, dangerous, and filled with uncertainty. Who knows how they’ll… Continue reading A Venezuelan Migrant’s Story

Franklin Graham Update on Their Response to Venezuela Refugee Crisis

CUCUTA, Colombia – Desperate families are fleeing into Colombia as neighboring Venezuela faces dire food shortages, power blackouts, and a collapsing national healthcare system. Not only are people dying from lack of nutrition and medical care, the rates of murder and suicide have also spiked. Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham brings this update on their… Continue reading Franklin Graham Update on Their Response to Venezuela Refugee Crisis

Helping Venezuelans in Crisis

Samaritan’s Purse is helping to meet the overwhelming physical and spiritual needs of thousands of migrants, Venezuelans in crisis who are daily entering Colombia. This may be the largest migrant crisis in Latin American history, and they’re offering relief from multiple locations—providing overnight shelter, hygiene kits, food, and primary medical care. As they serve, they… Continue reading Helping Venezuelans in Crisis

Festival of Hope at Columbia-Venezuela Border

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CÚCUTA, COLOMBIA – Evangelist Franklin Graham and a team from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) held a two-day Festival of Hope over the Easter weekend in Cúcuta, Columbia. Cúcuta is the sixth largest city in Columbia with a population of 750,000. Located in the eastern Andes Mountains, Cúcuta lies along the eastern border of… Continue reading Festival of Hope at Columbia-Venezuela Border

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Venezuelan Situation: “The Biggest Crisis in The Hemisphere”

CARACAS – The Venezuelan economy is collapsing. One-twelfth of the country’s population has left the country hoping to find a better life. More than three million are now displaced and seeking refuge somewhere outside of the Venezuelan borders. How bad is it? The Washington Post calls it: “The biggest crisis in the hemisphere.” USA Today… Continue reading Venezuelan Situation: “The Biggest Crisis in The Hemisphere”

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Lack of Medicine in Venezuela Nearing Catastrophe

Photo by The Photographer Venezuela is in near crisis mode. Not only do they have no food, but they also have no medicine or medical supplies. Per Fox News, “Triple digit inflation and a decaying socialist economic model have left medications ranging from simple anti-inflammatory drugs to chemotherapy medication out of reach for most Venezuelans.… Continue reading Lack of Medicine in Venezuela Nearing Catastrophe

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Wildfires in Canadian Province

Photo by Roleypolinde In early July, a wildfire in the Canadian province of British Colombia started. A state of emergency was declared northeast of Vancouver. NPR writes in an article published on July 18, “Since the fires broke out northeast of Vancouver nearly two weeks ago, officials have declared a state of emergency in the… Continue reading Wildfires in Canadian Province

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Venezuela Lacking Medicine Supply

  By Rjcastillo The newest from Venezuela, is that there is a lack of medicines in the country. The medicines that are being shipped over to Venezuela haven’t made it to their intended contact, because the government is stealing them. Fox News reports about a lawyer named Reno, who would ship medicines to people in… Continue reading Venezuela Lacking Medicine Supply

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Quote of the Day

“The command has been to “go,” but we have stayed – in body, gifts, prayer and influence. He has asked us to be witnesses unto the uttermost parts of the earth… but 99% of Christians have kept puttering around in the homeland.” ~ Robert Savage ~ robert savage was a missionary in colombia.  

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William Cameron Townsend

“Understanding Scripture in a language other than the heart language in which we think and experience emotion is “like trying to eat soup with a fork. You can get a little taste, but you cannot get nourished.” ― William Cameron Townsend Townsend was passing out Spanish Bibles. One day, a Cakchiquel Indian came up and… Continue reading William Cameron Townsend

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