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International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Provides $19M in Aid in first 100 Days of Israel-Hamas War

JERUSALEM — To mark the 100th day of the Israel-Hamas War, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) today released details of its 2023 impact, which includes emergency aid support for those affected by the ongoing conflict. From October 7 through December 31, 2023, The Fellowship provided $19 million in emergency aid and… Continue reading International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Provides $19M in Aid in first 100 Days of Israel-Hamas War

Why Hamas’ Rockets Will Not Stop the Gospel

ASHKELON, ISRAEL – Every time the air-raid sirens sound, I have to interrupt my work of sharing the Gospel with my Israeli neighbors and dash to the nearest bomb shelter. For me, there is no more vital task in Israel right now than sharing the hope of the Good News of Jesus Christ as our… Continue reading Why Hamas’ Rockets Will Not Stop the Gospel

Restoring Clean Water to the Bahamas

BAHAMAS — Samaritan’s Purse is helping to repair the water distribution system in Sweetings Cay on Grand Bahama Island after it was destroyed by Hurricane Dorian in 2019. Phil Walsh, Samaritan’s Purse: The level of destruction here from Hurricane Dorian is really hard to believe at times. Entire houses wiped out completely. Communities really just… Continue reading Restoring Clean Water to the Bahamas

Emergency Field Hospital Cares for COVID-19 Patients in the Bahamas

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… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Cares for COVID-19 Patients in the Bahamas

Samaritan’s Purse Assembles Field Hospital in the Bahamas

BAHAMAS — Samaritan’s Purse has raised a 28-bed Emergency Field Hospital in Nassau, the Bahamas, to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic there. The charity is partnering with Princess Margaret Hospital in this fight to save lives. Dr. Elliott Tenpenny, Samaritan’s Purse Rather strange on the streets– seeing these beautiful city streets utterly devoid of people.… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Assembles Field Hospital in the Bahamas

Samaritan’s Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to the Bahamas

GREENSBORO, NC — Samaritan’s Purse has deployed an Emergency Field Hospital and a disaster assistance response team to Nassau, the Bahamas, at the request of the Bahamian prime minister to help treat the rising number of COVID-19 patients there. Their DC-8 cargo jet left Thursday morning from Greensboro, North Carolina, carrying the 28-bed COVID care… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to the Bahamas

Preparing the Bahamas for Future Hurricanes

BAHAMAS — Samaritan’s Purse is partnering with 21 churches in the Bahamas to educate local communities on how to respond in a timely manner when a hurricane, like Dorian, or some other disaster strikes. Leonidas Roubas, Samaritan’s Purse In early September of 2019, Hurricane Dorian struck, 73 people dead and 280 people missing. We know that… Continue reading Preparing the Bahamas for Future Hurricanes

What Shocked Me Most Visiting the Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – Noel Yeatts Opinion | NewsMax

Noel Yeatts, author, speaker, and the President of World Help, an international, Christian humanitarian organization, discusses the devastation Hurricane Dorian left behind in the Bahamas, the great humanitarian need, and the resilience of the people despite the crisis they have been put through. This past week I was on the ground in the Bahamas helping… Continue reading What Shocked Me Most Visiting the Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian – Noel Yeatts Opinion | NewsMax

Samaritan’s Purse Establishes Field Hospital in Bahamas for Hurricane Victims

Samaritan’s Purse has opened an emergency field hospital in Freeport in the Bahamas to provide vital medical help to those impacted by hurricane Dorian. They received more than 90 patients on their first full day of operation (Sept. 10). Distributions of emergency items (shelter plastic, water filters, and more) continue in the Abacos. Their DC-8… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Establishes Field Hospital in Bahamas for Hurricane Victims

World Help Sending Generators Donated by Champion Power Equipment to Hurricane Victims in the Bahamas

FOREST, VA — World Help, an international Christian humanitarian organization, is sending 28 generators donated by Champion Power Equipment to the hurricane-stricken Bahamas. Tens of thousands of Hurricane Dorian survivors are currently without power, according to the United Nations. To help meet this immediate need, Dennis Trine, CEO and owner of Champion Power Equipment, has… Continue reading World Help Sending Generators Donated by Champion Power Equipment to Hurricane Victims in the Bahamas

Survivors in the Bahamas Need Our Help Immediately – Vernon Brewer | LifeZette

Vernon Brewe, founder of World Help, discusses the destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, and the immediate desperate help needed immediately. “Bodies are floating all through the water in Marsh Harbour.” These are the words in an urgent text message I received recently. Most news reports say the death toll… Continue reading Survivors in the Bahamas Need Our Help Immediately – Vernon Brewer | LifeZette

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30 Tons of Emergency Relief from Samaritan’s Purse Arrives in the Bahamas

BAHAMAS — Samaritan’s Purse made its first airlift of the Emergency Field Hospital to the Bahamas on September 5, at the request of the World Health Organization and the government of the Bahamas. Multiple flights will follow. A team of 16 staff members, including doctors and nurses, was on the flight to help set up… Continue reading 30 Tons of Emergency Relief from Samaritan’s Purse Arrives in the Bahamas

Samaritan’s Purse Airlift Arrives With Relief in Bahamas

BAHAMAS — Samaritan’s Purse is airlifting the Emergency Field Hospital to the Bahamas today, September 5, 2019, at the request of the World Health Organization and the government of the Bahamas. A team of 16 staff members, including doctors and nurses, will be on the flight to help set up the mobile hospital. The 40-bed… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Airlift Arrives With Relief in Bahamas

Molly Greene, Co-Founder of Water Mission, Dies in the Bahamas

Molly Greene, co-founder of Water Mission

CHARLESTON, SC – It was only a short while ago that Beliefnet released an article entitled, 10 Faith-Based Nonprofits Fighting the World Water Crisis. Both Gospel for Asia and Water Mission were honored to be included in that list. (Missions Box published a follow-up that focused on GFA’s tireless efforts to provide for the millions… Continue reading Molly Greene, Co-Founder of Water Mission, Dies in the Bahamas

Qatar Supports Hamas

Photo by currybet Recently, it was uncovered that Qatar, a Middle Eastern country, has ties to Hamas. Hamas is a Palestinian terrorist group, which seeks to eradicate the Israeli state. Qatar provides funding for Hamas. Per CNN, “‘Qatar is quite important for Hamas,’ said H.A. Hellyer, a senior non-resident fellow at the Atlantic Council. ‘Qatar… Continue reading Qatar Supports Hamas

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Feeding People in Lebanon Practically and Spiritually

LEBANON —In the midst of the economic crisis and the Middle East war impacting the people of Lebanon, not only are people physically hungry but also spiritually. In response Christian ministry Help The Persecuted is providing families with emergency food and medical supplies and treatment, but also sharing the word of God and the good… Continue reading Feeding People in Lebanon Practically and Spiritually

The Underground Church (GCM) Responds to the Israel, Gaza, and Iran Conflicts

Your immediate support is crucial as tensions escalate between Israel and Iran. Join us in making a tangible difference by spreading the message of peace and providing vital aid where it is most desperately needed. Making disciples-our core action-is the greatest benefit to Israel's national security. As we make disciples in regions traditionally enemies toward Israel, a remarkable transformation occurs: Muslims not only embrace the Jewish Messiah but begin to love the Jewish people themselves.

NAMPA, IDAHO — Global Catalytic Ministries (GCM). As tensions escalate between Israel and Iran and protests intensify globally condemning Israel and supporting Hamas, GCM’s CEO Mike Patino called for a closed meeting with its underground coaches worldwide. The purpose was to understand their unique perspectives on the unfolding situation and determine a collective response by… Continue reading The Underground Church (GCM) Responds to the Israel, Gaza, and Iran Conflicts

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Mobilizes to Provide Emergency Aid in Response to Iranian Attacks

The Fellowship provides an emergency food box to an elderly beneficiary. IFCJ/Yossi Zeliger

JERUSALEM — Following the Iranian attacks on April 13 in which hundreds of drones and missiles were launched at Israel from Iran and its proxies, The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) announced today it has taken immediate action to approve $600,000 for emergency food and shelter boxes. Additionally, the organization is expediting… Continue reading International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Mobilizes to Provide Emergency Aid in Response to Iranian Attacks

Ukrainian Pastor Shares the Hope of Christ After Surviving Rocket Attacks in Israel

ISRAEL — When Pastor Oleg miraculously survived rocket attacks from Hamas at his home in Ashkelon near the Gaza border, instead of fleeing for his life, he chose to stay and minister to many fellow Ukrainians who have fled war in their own country to Israel. Thanks to support from Slavic Gospel Association Pastor Oleg… Continue reading Ukrainian Pastor Shares the Hope of Christ After Surviving Rocket Attacks in Israel

CityServe Benefit Held in Nashville to Help Those in Need in War-torn Regions of Ukraine and Israel

Bishop Anatoly from Ukraine (third from left) joins CityServe leadership on stage in Nashville to tell of the 1,800 churches he leads in the region, many of them providing safe refuge in a war torn country Photo by CityServe International

BAKERSFIELD, CA — The CityServe International church empowerment network hosted a dinner and benefit concert on Wednesday in Nashville to honor heroes on the frontlines in war-torn Israel and Ukraine. The evening featured captivating stories of bravery and faith in the face of horror. Award-winning artists Michael W. Smith and Danny Gokey headlined the benefit… Continue reading CityServe Benefit Held in Nashville to Help Those in Need in War-torn Regions of Ukraine and Israel

Ukraine War Survivor Overcomes Cancer to Help Traumatized Israelis

ISRAEL: CANCER 'WON'T STOP US SHARING GOD'S LOVE:' Ukrainian-born missionary pastor Yura and his wife Luda, who is battling Stage 4 cancer, are reaching out to suffering Israelis living on the frontline of the war, near the Gaza border. They're leaders of a Russian-speaking evangelical church in Israel supported by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org)

LOVES PARK, IL — A Ukrainian couple facing their own life-and-death battle with advanced cancer are helping others suffering from anxiety and despair on the frontline of the Israel-Hamas war. Ukrainian-born Jew Yura, 51, and his wife Luda, 53, who has undergone major surgeries and multiple rounds of chemotherapy to treat Stage 4 cancer, left… Continue reading Ukraine War Survivor Overcomes Cancer to Help Traumatized Israelis

Samaritan’s Purse Provides Ambulances in Honor of Fallen Israeli Medics

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham joined hundreds of Israeli citizens on Jan. 23 to dedicate 14 new ambulances for Magen David Adom, Israel’s emergency medical services provider. Graham honored the sacrifices of 19 Israeli Medics of Magen David Adom who have been killed since Oct. 7, the start of the current Israel-Hamas… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Provides Ambulances in Honor of Fallen Israeli Medics

Samaritan’s Purse Airlifts Life-saving Trauma Supplies to Israel

Samaritan's Purse' 757 aircrafts departed for Tel Aviv on Jan. 13, loaded with medical trauma kits. Photo by SamaritansPurse.org

BOONE, NC — Tomorrow, Samaritan’s Purse will airlift 1,000 Advanced Trauma Life Support kits to Israel on its 757 cargo plane. Each kit is specially packed with more than 70 life-saving medical supplies—including a tourniquet, chest tube kit, suture kit, and intubation kit—to help the country’s emergency responders in their work to save lives. Samaritan’s… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Airlifts Life-saving Trauma Supplies to Israel

Samaritan’s Purse Delivers Ambulances to Israel

ISRAEL — Samaritan’s Purse teams and ministry partners are offering various forms of relief to the Israeli people following the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist attacks that claimed more than 1,200 lives. They are providing 21 new ambulances, including seven that are armor-plated to guard against sniper rounds and other attacks. Ken Isaacs – Vice President… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Delivers Ambulances to Israel

Cowboys Help Israeli Farmers

ISRAEL — Chuck Holton from CBN News reports from the Jordan Valley that Israeli farmers are struggling to harvest their crops. But now a group of American cowboys has come to their aid. As fighting between Israel and Hamas militants continues, it’s straining much of the Israel’s economy. Given the number of military reservists supporting… Continue reading Cowboys Help Israeli Farmers

Bethlehem Cancels Christmas, ‘Isolated’ Christians Celebrate Jesus’ Birth Online

BETHLEHEM'S BABY 'STILL THE HOPE OF THE WORLD:' From its headquarters in the Middle East, Christian media ministry SAT-7 USA (www.sat7usa.org) uses "every channel possible" to bring together isolated believers across the region, including many who "feel lonely and forgotten" this Christmas.

EASTON, MD — Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, has canceled its traditional Christmas celebrations, a move that spotlights the challenges Christians in the Middle East face this festive season. Amid the suffering caused by the Israel-Hamas war, Bethlehem’s leaders reportedly feel it’s inappropriate to hold festivities, and the town’s Christian elders agree. It’s a difficult… Continue reading Bethlehem Cancels Christmas, ‘Isolated’ Christians Celebrate Jesus’ Birth Online

Franklin Graham Travels to Israel to Help with Relief After October Massacre

ISRAEL — Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham traveled to Israel and saw areas devastated by Hamas massacre in October. Samaritan’s Purse is helping displaced survivors with food and other relief and also providing 21 new ambulances to Magen David Adom, Israel’s medical emergency system. Franklin Graham – President & CEO, Samaritan’s Purse: Terrorists came, shot… Continue reading Franklin Graham Travels to Israel to Help with Relief After October Massacre

Samaritan’s Purse Responds In Israel; Providing Ambulances And Other Life-saving Support

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BOONE, NC — When Hamas attacked Israel in early October, Samaritan’s Purse immediately deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team. Now, the international Christian relief organization is supporting church partners—meeting the emergency needs of innocent civilians who are suffering as a result of the war. Samaritan’s Purse has committed to providing Magen David Adom with fourteen… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Responds In Israel; Providing Ambulances And Other Life-saving Support

Iran’s Warning to Christians

IRAN — The upsurge in violence in the Middle East has led to claims that Iran has been active behind the scenes in supporting the Hamas group that attacked Israel. A new report also accuses Iran of putting pressure on Christians to keep away from the country’s hijab protests. It warns that Christians who are… Continue reading Iran’s Warning to Christians

As War in Israel Continues to Rage, The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Approves $5 Million Emergency Grant

Mobile bomb shelter installed in the Moreshet Community in the Misgav Regional Council. The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ/The Fellowship) has placed more than 30 since the start of the conflict. © 2023 IFCJ/Raanan Cohen

CHICAGO — As Israel’s war with Hamas continues to intensify, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) announced this week the immediate release of 20 million shekels (more than $5 million) to be distributed to support those in need. Since the war began, The Fellowship has been actively working with partner organizations, the… Continue reading As War in Israel Continues to Rage, The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Approves $5 Million Emergency Grant

Russian-Speaking Jewish Christians Rush Aid to War Victims

LOVES PARK, IL — Jewish Christians in Israel, including Russian-speaking immigrants who’ve fled the war in Ukraine, are delivering aid to traumatized Israeli families, even as rockets continue to rain down. Hamas continues to fire rockets at the Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon, where many frightened families are huddled in bomb shelters. Partnering with Illinois-based… Continue reading Russian-Speaking Jewish Christians Rush Aid to War Victims

Samaritan’s Purse Aids Mount Sinai Health System, Opens Emergency Field Hospital in NYC Central Park to Fight Coronavirus Pandemic

International Christian Relief Organization Responds at Epicenter in U.S. and ItalyNEW YORK — Samaritan’s Purse is opening an Emergency Field Hospital in Central Park adjacent to The Mount Sinai Hospital, the main facility of the Mount Sinai Health System to provide additional specialized care for victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. With nearly half of all… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Aids Mount Sinai Health System, Opens Emergency Field Hospital in NYC Central Park to Fight Coronavirus Pandemic

Nigeria’s Government Agrees: Islamist Terrorists Target Christians | Christianity Today

NIGERIA – The Nigerian government now agrees with what church leaders have been complaining for years: Christians are the target of jihadist terrorism. “In the wake of a renewed onslaught by our tireless military against Boko Haram and their ISWAP (Islamic State West Africa Province) allies in recent times, the insurgents have apparently changed their… Continue reading Nigeria’s Government Agrees: Islamist Terrorists Target Christians | Christianity Today

Good News Stories You May Have Missed Last Year – Vernon Brewer Opinion | Fox News

Vernon Brewer, CEO and founder of World Help, a Christian humanitarian organization, discusses the good news stories that took place in 2019. There’s a trite yet true saying about the world’s fascination with negative news stories and headlines: “Good news doesn’t sell.” This saying proved painfully true in 2019 — from conflicts abroad to natural… Continue reading Good News Stories You May Have Missed Last Year – Vernon Brewer Opinion | Fox News

The Global Impact of Operation Blessing

VIRGINIA BEACH – Operation Blessing began in 1978 under the leadership of businessman, Bible teacher, philanthropist, and founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Pat Robertson. Over the years, Operation Blessing has “touched the lives of millions of people in more than 90 countries” and every one of the United States. Operation Blessing exists to provide… Continue reading The Global Impact of Operation Blessing

Relief Flown to Island Residents Cut off by Hurricane Dorian

BAHAMAS — Samaritan’s Purse has established a base of operations in Marsh Harbour—working to bring emergency shelter material, clean water, and critical supplies to families who lost everything. Marsh Harbour, a small town of fewer than 10,000 people in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas, hit international news as Category 5 Hurricane Dorian made landfall there… Continue reading Relief Flown to Island Residents Cut off by Hurricane Dorian

World Help Activates Crisis Response Program to Provide Aid to Victims of Hurricane Dorian

FOREST, VA — World Help, an international Christian humanitarian aid organization, has activated its crisis response program to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Dorian. Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas this Labor Day weekend as a devastating Category 5 storm. The destruction was unprecedented, and the flooding some of the worst the island nation… Continue reading World Help Activates Crisis Response Program to Provide Aid to Victims of Hurricane Dorian

UN Targets Israel – Ignores World’s Worst Abusers of Women’s Rights

GENEVA — The U.N. Economic and Social Council approved 40-2 a resolution that targets only Israel for alleged violations of womens rights, yet does not include other countries like Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Pakistan, all notorious for often misogynistic policies and denying basic rights to women. The United States and Canada were the only… Continue reading UN Targets Israel – Ignores World’s Worst Abusers of Women’s Rights

Ahead of U.S. Visit, Yael Eckstein Tours Security Projects in Israel Funded by The Fellowship

JERUSALEM — Throughout much of its existence, The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) has stood in the gap between the support people feel they need in the vulnerable parts of Israel and what the government has had the capacity and capability to provide. “No government in the world protects its people as… Continue reading Ahead of U.S. Visit, Yael Eckstein Tours Security Projects in Israel Funded by The Fellowship

Firebomb Destroys Daystar’s Jerusalem TV Studio

JERUSALEM – Firebombs devastated the Jerusalem television studios of the Daystar television broadcast studios during the weekend of May 19-20. Jerusalem is the perennial focal point of conflict levied against the State of Israel by Muslim extremists whether nation-states like Iran and Turkey or terrorist organizations like Hamas, Hezbollah, and the PLA. Jerusalem has been… Continue reading Firebomb Destroys Daystar’s Jerusalem TV Studio

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Rockets Barrage Southern Israel – IFCJ Responds with Eight Mobile Shelters, Work on Fifty-Three More

JERUSALEM — When Hamas and Islamic Jihad began to barrage southern Israel with over 600 rockets in less than 24 hours, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews immediately began to assess the effects of the attack on its program recipients and to enact their broader emergency response plan only deployed when Israel teeters on the brink of… Continue reading Rockets Barrage Southern Israel – IFCJ Responds with Eight Mobile Shelters, Work on Fifty-Three More

Eye on Israel: Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

Near the Gaza border

Is the Israel/ Hamas problem our problem?By and large, it is reasonable to say that many Americans – and, perhaps, many Christians – do not stay abreast of news in Israel. Whether that is a result of a preoccupation with our own personal concerns, the American political scene, or any other number or equally legitimate… Continue reading Eye on Israel: Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

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More Crop for Every Drop: Israel Shares Precision Agriculture with India

NEW DELHI – India is among the most inefficient agriculture producers in the world – and all major crops – wheat, sugarcane, cotton – consume large quantities of water. Agriculture consumes 83 percent of India’s water resources, leaving only 17 percent for domestic and industrial use, according to a recent report in The Hindu Business… Continue reading More Crop for Every Drop: Israel Shares Precision Agriculture with India

U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem – The World Reacts

JERUSALEM – News channels around the globe carried live coverage of the official opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, 2018. Although the move of the embassy operations is intended to be permanent, the embassy will temporarily use the U.S. Consulate building until another location can be built or acquired and… Continue reading U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem – The World Reacts

President Trump Declares Jerusalem Capital of Israel

Jerusalem was declared the capital of Israel by President Trump on December 6.

On Dec. 6, President Trump declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel. He also ordered the US Embassy in Israel to move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The New York Times reports, “President Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing nearly seven decades of American foreign policy and setting in motion… Continue reading President Trump Declares Jerusalem Capital of Israel

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“Research indicates the Bahamas receives 1 short-term missionary yearly for every 15 residents.” ~ Washington Post, “Churches Retool Mission Trips”

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