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Reaching England’s Unchurched Students

LEEDS, ENGLAND — Church of England parishes are to form new congregations aimed at reaching unchurched young adults and students in several parts of the country. A series of grants to help fund the projects has been awarded as part of the Church of England’s programme of Renewal and Reform. St Augustine’s church in Leeds… Continue reading Reaching England’s Unchurched Students

Churches Bring Aid and Compassion to Northern England Flood Victims

DONCASTER – Following major floods in Northern England churches are working alongside local authorities to help those in some of the worst affected areas. GNA reporter Peter Wooding went to see how teams from Legacy Church in Doncaster have been responding to this crisis with the compassion of Christ. As extreme floods have wreaked havoc… Continue reading Churches Bring Aid and Compassion to Northern England Flood Victims

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MAF Couple Celebrates 15 years of Flying Ministry

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A Christian couple from the south of England have completed 15 years of flying ministry relief work with the world’s largest humanitarian airline Mission Aviation Fellowship. Greg and Jill Vine look back on what’s inspired them as they’ve worked with MAF during that time both in Chad and Uganda. Jill and Greg… Continue reading MAF Couple Celebrates 15 years of Flying Ministry

Water ‘Biggest Crisis No One Is Talking About’ Says Gospel for Asia Report

'BIGGEST CRISIS NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT:' A new report [http://www.gfa.org/press/WaterCrisis] -- released by GFA World (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) for World Water Day, March 22 -- says two-thirds of the planet may face water shortages by 2025, 30 million people in the U.S. lack safe drinking water, and several megacities are on the verge of "running out of drinking water."

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide – Published a new report for World Water Day, says two-thirds of planet may face crisis shortages by 2025, 30 million in U.S. lack safe water.… Continue reading Water ‘Biggest Crisis No One Is Talking About’ Says Gospel for Asia Report

God Is Writing a Beautiful Story for Iran

ALPHARETTA, GA – It takes only one visit to Elam Ministries’ website to see the evidence that God is writing a beautiful story for Iran. What is that story, and how can it be possible? Isn’t Iran ruled by the Muslin ayatollahs? Haven’t Iranian officials called the U.S. and Israel “Big Satan” and “Little Satan?”… Continue reading God Is Writing a Beautiful Story for Iran

Modern Day Slavery Accelerates Under Cover of COVID-19

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by KP Yohannan, whas been the model for numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, issued this Special Report update on the state of Modern Day Slavery amid the COVID 19 pandemic. In my original report, 21st Century… Continue reading Modern Day Slavery Accelerates Under Cover of COVID-19

Christians Urged to Share Stories of Hope Online

ENGLAND – January is a notoriously difficult month for many, and the pandemic has only highlighted the struggles individuals and communities are facing. In response the team behind Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer in the UK has launched an online initiative to offer the hope of Christ during such uncertain times. The Answered Prayer Challenge… Continue reading Christians Urged to Share Stories of Hope Online

Serving Special Needs Families Through Family Retreat at Home

NEW ENGLAND — Dan and Sandra Rivera were super excited when they heard about Family Retreat taking place in New England. Their sons DeMetrius (19), Nathan (11) and Isaac (6) matched their parents’ excitement. Both DeMetrius and Nathan have global developmental delays, making their day-to-day caregiving routines incredibly complicated – and making vacations impossible. Little… Continue reading Serving Special Needs Families Through Family Retreat at Home

Amid Lockdown Restrictions, UK Drive-in Carol Service Stops the Traffic

ENGLAND — When a church in the North of England decided hosted a drive in carol service at their local supermarket car park they had so many people arrive they had to turn some drivers away; in the midst of increasing lockdown restrictions many churches across the country are using creative venues like these to… Continue reading Amid Lockdown Restrictions, UK Drive-in Carol Service Stops the Traffic

Gospel for Asia Report Says COVID-19 ‘Feeds Slave Trade, Sexual Exploitation’

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… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Report Says COVID-19 ‘Feeds Slave Trade, Sexual Exploitation’

SAM Is Heading to the Heart of South America

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FORT MILL, SC – You could say that Joseph and Mabel Davis gave birth to SAM (South America Missions). The couple embarked on their first mission trip to South America in 1914, one month after the beginning of World War I. The outbreak of the war did not prevent their planned departure to Argentina, but… Continue reading SAM Is Heading to the Heart of South America

Top Leaders and Athletes Announce ‘Fill The Stadium,’ a Unique Effort This Fall for Children Struggling in the Wake of COVID-19

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… Continue reading Top Leaders and Athletes Announce ‘Fill The Stadium,’ a Unique Effort This Fall for Children Struggling in the Wake of COVID-19

UK Christian Landmark Will Profile One Million Answered Prayers

ENGLAND – In the midst of the pandemic currently spreading fear and anxiety across the UK, a Christian landmark has moved a step closer to being able to highlight a million answered prayers in a bid to bring the hope of Christ to the nation. Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer announced this week that they’ve… Continue reading UK Christian Landmark Will Profile One Million Answered Prayers

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

Christian Prisoners Released in Eritrea

LONDON, ENGLAND — There are believed to be around 500 Christian prisoners of faith in Eritrea, many imprisoned indefinitely under appalling conditions. However recent reports indicate a growing number of them have been released. A trusted contact of Release International says the government has set free 27 prisoners, most of whom have been behind bars… Continue reading Christian Prisoners Released in Eritrea

Bible Translation Surpasses Milestone of 700 Languages

ENGLAND — Thanks to a remarkable acceleration of translation work despite the worldwide pandemic, Wycliffe Bible Translators reports the Bible is now available in more than 700 languages across the globe. This breakthrough comes at a significant time as people have been reading the scriptures more than ever before during this time of lockdown. A… Continue reading Bible Translation Surpasses Milestone of 700 Languages

In a World of Plenty Why Is There a Scandal of Starvation?

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan, issued a Special Report on the ugly truths of world hunger: “Scandal of Starvation” — world hunger is a long-term social and global crisis, directly or indirectly causing around 9 million deaths each year –… Continue reading In a World of Plenty Why Is There a Scandal of Starvation?

When Was the First Bible Printed in America?

ROXBURY, MA – Thousands of Bibles have been printed in America, but you probably know little about the very first Bible printed here? Read on and be amazed. The Bible Is a Missionary’s Main Tool This fact should not be a surprise. The Bible says that “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word… Continue reading When Was the First Bible Printed in America?

Got the Quarantine Blues? New Website Resolves that Like Isaac Newton Did in Prior Pandemic

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The following is submitted by Fred Markert, he is director of YWAM Ascend (ascednmissions.com) and serves at Highlands College (highlandscollege.com): In his 1993 book, “Don’t Waste Your Sorrows,” author Paul Billheimer makes the point that it’s not the mere presence of anxiety, fear, pain, or suffering, but how a person reacts to… Continue reading Got the Quarantine Blues? New Website Resolves that Like Isaac Newton Did in Prior Pandemic

Somebody Cares Network Respond to COVID19 Crisis

HOUSTON — In response to a plea from the White House for donations of supplies to hospitals, clinics, and other medical providers, Somebody Cares America/International has distributed over 40 thousand N95 masks, normally used by SCA for wildfires and relief efforts involving mold from flooding. Recipients include medical relief ministries in Texas and California; various… Continue reading Somebody Cares Network Respond to COVID19 Crisis

Virtual Services Enable Real Prayer, but Not All Have Online Access

GENEVA — The following is the fourth in a series about the response of the WCC, member churches and all people of goodwill to COVID-19. The purpose of these stories is to share hopes, concerns and best practices among our one human family. – WCC director of communication Marianne Ejdersten As the world grapples with… Continue reading Virtual Services Enable Real Prayer, but Not All Have Online Access

Andrew, Wendy Palau Join Believers in Egypt to Share Gospel with Thousands in Historic Campaign

AL MINYA — Thousands of Egyptians from 60 local churches united with the Luis Palau Association to spread hope through a 3-day outreach, February 6-8. The massive effort reached 15,000 people in person and saw more than 1,500 make a public confession of faith in Jesus Christ.The campaign, led by the Kasr El-Dobara network of churches… Continue reading Andrew, Wendy Palau Join Believers in Egypt to Share Gospel with Thousands in Historic Campaign

Record Number 189 Organizations Honored as ‘Certified Best Christian Workplaces’

MERCER ISLAND, WA — Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 189 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2019. These organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings of their employees who completed BCWI’s groundbreaking Employee Engagement Survey between January and December 2019. All 189 organizations evaluated their workplaces based on BCWI’s proprietary… Continue reading Record Number 189 Organizations Honored as ‘Certified Best Christian Workplaces’

UK Christian Doctor Secures Freedom to Pray with Patients

LONDON – According to Christian Concern UK Christian doctor, Dr Richard Scott, has finally been vindicated after a concerted and targeted attack against him by a secularist campaign group was thrown out by the General Medical Council (GMC). Back in June, the National Secular Society (NSS) registered “concern” with the General Medical Council that the… Continue reading UK Christian Doctor Secures Freedom to Pray with Patients

The Barnabas Fund: British Aid Agency to Persecuted Christians

COVENTRY, ENGLAND – On May 7, 2019, the military council in control of Sudan declared that Sharia would continue to be the rule of law throughout the country. By July, it had become clear that Christian women and children comprised the majority of those imprisoned under the strict Islamic law codes. The Barnabas Fund, based… Continue reading The Barnabas Fund: British Aid Agency to Persecuted Christians

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

New Dengue Vaccine Shows Promise

CAMBRIDGE, MA – According to a November 6 report in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), Takeda Pharmaceutical appears to be well on its way to producing an effective vaccine against one of the world’s top 10 threats to global health.There is currently no cure or preventative medication for dengue fever. In 2018 alone,… Continue reading New Dengue Vaccine Shows Promise

Victims of Sex Trafficking Often Punished While Pimps, ‘Johns’ Walk Free — Noel Yeatts | Newsmax

Freedom should belong to the victim, not the abuser. But, unfortunately across the globe — and right here in America — that fact isn’t always the reality.Prostitution is jokingly labeled the oldest profession. But, working in the sex industry has rarely made a prostitute wealthy or given her financial freedom. Instead, girls who are paid… Continue reading Victims of Sex Trafficking Often Punished While Pimps, ‘Johns’ Walk Free — Noel Yeatts | Newsmax

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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More Church Closures in Major Crackdown on Algerian Christians

ALGERIA – In an unprecedented crackdown on Algerian Christians, 8 churches have been shut down in the North African nation in this year alone. Just last week worshipers were forcibly removed from church services by police. The church closure are based around a law from 2006 which prevents any new non-Muslim places of worship which… Continue reading More Church Closures in Major Crackdown on Algerian Christians

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Evangelist Andrew Palau Joins 405 Churches in East Texas CityFest- More Than 37,000 People Turn Out

TYLER, TX — After years of preparation and prayer, thousands of followers of Jesus and hundreds of churches throughout East Texas came together for CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau, culminating in a free, 2-day, evangelistic festival at The Square in downtown Tyler on October 5 and 6. Hosted by 405 churches, businesses, and nonprofits,… Continue reading Evangelist Andrew Palau Joins 405 Churches in East Texas CityFest- More Than 37,000 People Turn Out

Growing Christian Network Seeks to Cover Every UK Street in Prayer

NEATH, England – Seven years after Christian doctor Rebekah Brettle launched the Neighbourhood Prayer Network many lives have been impacted through this ambitious initiative to mobilize believers to pray for every street in the UK as well as reach out with Christ’s love to their neighbors. At a time when countless people across the nation… Continue reading Growing Christian Network Seeks to Cover Every UK Street in Prayer

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Welsh Council Defies Secularists’ Attempt to Sideline Prayers

Welsh councillors in the UK have defended their freedom to conduct prayers before meetings in the face of opposition from those labelling it ‘discriminatory’. Councillor Paul Penlington called on Denbighshire Council in North Wales in the UK, to conduct prayers away from the council chamber, and has received the support of the National Secular Society.… Continue reading Welsh Council Defies Secularists’ Attempt to Sideline Prayers

Social Housing for Underprivleged Families in Bistrita, Romania

BITSTRIA – Fifteen years ago, the groundwork was laid for a project dear to the heart of Jacob Murza, which resulted in the building of nearly 60 social housing in several localities in Bistrita – Nasaud County, for homeless people. Improper living conditions of the poor moved the heart of Mr. Murza who became involved… Continue reading Social Housing for Underprivleged Families in Bistrita, Romania

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Landmark Ruling – Victory for UK Christian Freedoms

SHEFFIELD, England – In a landmark judgment, the Court of Appeal has upheld the rights of UK Christians to freely express their faith by handing victory to former student social worker Felix Ngole, a victory for UK Christian freedoms. According to Christian Concern, overturning a High Court decision to uphold Felix’s expulsion from Sheffield University,… Continue reading Landmark Ruling – Victory for UK Christian Freedoms

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Mercy Ships Reaches Major Milestone

GARDEN VALLEY, TX – Aissata was right at the center of a major milestone in the ministry of Mercy Ships. In fact, she is the milestone but she doesn’t even realize it. You see, Aissata is only seven months old. On Monday, May 20, 2019, Aissata became the 100,000th person to become the recipient of… Continue reading Mercy Ships Reaches Major Milestone

Women Are Water Warriors

Last year’s “Day Zero” scare, when Cape Town, South Africa’s taps nearly ran dry, captured the world’s attention and spurred conversations about the global scarcity of water. Now, even major cities like London are facing impending water shortages. For the first time, more people are beginning to consider what it might be like to live in a world… Continue reading Women Are Water Warriors

CLC Ministries: Providing the Word in Print from Arabic to Zulu

SHEFFIELD, UK – Christian Literature Crusade (CLC) Ministries is self-described as “an evangelical world missions’ organization with several unique differences.” Since its inception in 1941, its goal has been to serve the entire evangelical community, including established congregations and church planting ministries. Ken and Bessie Adams traveled throughout England, whether they visited homes or participated… Continue reading CLC Ministries: Providing the Word in Print from Arabic to Zulu

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Charles & Martha Mault

When Christians read reports from nations in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia some may wonder why missionaries have not reached out to the unreached long ago. We can easily operate on a false assumption that the current number of unreached and underserved is an indicator of the past failure of others to go and… Continue reading Charles & Martha Mault

Christian School Global Summit Addresses Key Issues for Faith-Based Education Movement

Worldwide gathering in San Antonio Jan. 30-Feb. 1 to tackle ‘challenges and opportunities’ facing private Christian school movement COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Global leaders in the private Christian school community are convening next month to look for ways to reshape their movement and continue offering distinctive, faith-based education in an increasingly pluralistic and post-religious world. Around 1,000… Continue reading Christian School Global Summit Addresses Key Issues for Faith-Based Education Movement

London Mayor: “Learn Kindness from Christians”

LONDON – Sadiq Khan is the Mayor of London, England. He had been a Member of Parliament since 2005. He is also a devout Muslim. However, whether politically motivated or out of sincerity, he has proven to be kind to Christians. Just a few days ago on December 16th, he addressed a crowd of 10,000… Continue reading London Mayor: “Learn Kindness from Christians”

I Wonder… Would Anyone Really Want to Be a Child Again?

Oh, to be a child again, Oh, to dance with glee Oh, to have no worries, and live a life carefree To see fun in the shadows, A rainbow in the rain A light amongst the darkness, and not to feel the pain. To live with total innocence and not know how to lie To… Continue reading I Wonder… Would Anyone Really Want to Be a Child Again?

Controversial ‘Third Wave Missions’ Book Marks Major Four-Million-Copy Milestone

Gospel for Asia founder KP Yohannan’s “Revolution in World Missions” has helped spark growth of indigenous-Christian-worker movement. WILLS POINT, Texas—A book first met with controversy but now widely credited with helping change the face of modern missions is marking a major milestone—more than four million copies in print. Since it was published in 1986, Dr.… Continue reading Controversial ‘Third Wave Missions’ Book Marks Major Four-Million-Copy Milestone

21st Century Slavery & Human Trafficking: Stories, Statistics and Solutions

slaveGospel for Asia (GFA World) Special Report on Slavery & Human Trafficking Written By Palmer Holt of InChrist Communications Around 10 million people are currently behind bars somewhere in the world. Some have yet to face trial, a few have been wrongly convicted, but most are prisoners for a crime they have committed. Meanwhile, four… Continue reading 21st Century Slavery & Human Trafficking: Stories, Statistics and Solutions

Happy India Independence Day

NEW DELHI – This year India will celebrate the 72nd anniversary of its independence, following two centuries of being subject to the domination of the British East India Company and, ultimately, the rule of the British Empire in 1857. In the 18th century Indian subcontinent consisted of an array of local kingdoms. As the British… Continue reading Happy India Independence Day

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London Man Arrested for Reading the Bible Aloud on Church Property

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LONDON – Imagine, if you will, a 55-year-old man reading the Bible aloud in front of a church. Imagine that it is not just any church, but the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Then imagine that the church staff asking him to stop reading the Bible and leave the property, after which he was… Continue reading London Man Arrested for Reading the Bible Aloud on Church Property

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