GFA (Gospel for Asia) highlights need for more toilets to cut avoidable death toll, in first of challenging series looking at major social issues. WILLS POINT, Texas—Missionary organization GFA (Gospel for Asia) is calling attention to a usually ignored, delicate subject at the heart of much of its caring work—a lack of toilets. In the…

GFA (Gospel for Asia) matches simple mosquito net distribution with awareness drive to further ‘life and death’ fight against malaria. WILLS POINT, Texas—Malaria may be a thing of the past in many places, but it remains a major public health threat in large parts of the world, prompting GFA (Gospel for Asia) to sound the…

No one would disagree with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that “Health is . . . essential to development. Good health improves learning, worker productivity, and income. As such, health contributes to economic growth.” There is a logic here. People must be healthy to be productive. Good personal and community health are necessary, not only…

Gospel for Asia (GFA) highlights need for more toilets to cut avoidable death toll, in first of challenging series looking at major social issues affecting people in Asia. WILLS POINT, Texas—Missionary organization GFA (Gospel for Asia) is calling attention to a usually ignored, delicate subject at the heart of much of its caring work—a lack…

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The Zika outbreak that started in northeast Brazil is now in 30 countries, causing researchers to develop vaccines while trying to confirm the connection to microcephaly. Christian ministries like World Vision and Operation Blessing have mobilized with preventative strategies in high-risk communities while ministering to mothers whose children have birth defects. According to Operation Blessing,…

Paul William Richards will be shipping copies of his book, "Helping Your Church Live Stream," to as many houses of worship during the coronavirus outbreak.

WEST CHESTER, PA — Paul William Richards has announced that he will be shipping copies of his book, “Helping Your Church Live Stream,” to as many houses of worship as possible during the coronavirus outbreak. Richards is Chief Streaming Officer at PTZOptics, a live streaming camera manufacturer. The book, which was released in 2019, is…

Let not your heart be troubled,neither let it be afraid (John 14:27).Though there is reason to be afraid of Coronavirus,there are greater reasons not to be.

If you have been reading the headlines the past few days, you may have wondered whether the world is coming to an end:“Stock Market Bloodbath”“Anxiety grips companies across the world as virus spreads”“Italy extends its quarantine to the entire country”“‘We’re past the point of containment’ …”Though they may sound alarming, these headlines are alerting us of a…

The World Council of Churches is urging people to share accurate information, practice prevention, and pray for people suffering from Coronavirus outbreak.

GENEVE — The World Council of Churches (WCC) is urging people to share accurate information, practice prevention, and pray for people suffering from the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. The primary source for accurate information about coronavirus is the World Health Organization (WHO), which has the role of directing international health within the United Nations…

At the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, Christians can be found out on the streets, passing out emergency relief items and sharing the Gospel.

WUHAN – At the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, Christians can be found out on the streets, passing out emergency relief items and sharing the Gospel. Christian humanitarian aid groups have partnered with local Chinese pastors to distribute food and protective masks. Mark Hogsed, vice president of international programs at World Help, told…

Trail Life USA wants to reinforce its commitment to providing a safe experience for all boys, from kindergarten through 12th grade.

GREENVILLE — The following statement is provided by Mark Hancock (pictured below) — CEO, Trail Life USA: “We are deeply saddened that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), a long-standing American institution, is in this unfortunate situation. “Trail Life USA (www.TrailLifeUSA.org), a Christian boys’ mentoring and discipleship movement, wants to reinforce its commitment to providing…

World Help is partnering with pastors to distribute relief, face masks and food, in the provinces surrounding Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises.

FOREST, VA – A Christian humanitarian organization has announced a new campaign to provide aid to Chinese families in cities that have been deemed high risk for the deadly coronavirus as the death toll rises above 1,000. World Help, an organization serving the physical and spiritual needs of people in impoverished communities around the world,…

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, major cities in China and more than 20 countries around the world, including Japan, Thailand, and Singapore, have fallen to the virus. Hong Kong’s churches are providing a prayer book online called "Pass Over Us", and the Chinese Evangelical Association launched a 28-day prayer and fasting campaign for the pandemic.

HONG KONG – As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, major cities in China and more than 20 countries around the world, including Japan, Thailand, and Singapore, have fallen to the virus. Hong Kong’s churches are providing a prayer book online called “Pass Over Us”, and the Chinese Evangelical Association launched a 28-day prayer…

A “stove pipe” pipe tornado ripped through Dolores, a city of 20,000, in southwest Uruguay on April 15, leaving four people dead and hundreds injured. Flying cars struck two of the deceased victims. Witnesses report more than 400 buildings were destroyed amid the disruption of normal services, contributing to the state of chaos. “There are…

Despite Samaritan’s Purse Field Hospital aiding at the epicenter of the COVID crisis, the opposition to Christians in the US is raising its ugly head.

NEW YORK – The big, white Samaritan’s Purse 18-wheelers pulled into New York City during the last week of March. Within days, a fully-equipped field hospital had been erected in Central Park to assist local hospitals in treating Coronavirus COVID-19 patients. Providing Relief The 68-bed emergency field hospital medical staff is complemented by 60 Christian…

Christian organizations, churches, and faith-based nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are rushing to join a "crisis communications support group"

Amid coronavirus outbreak, InChrist Communications sets up free ‘Crisis CONNECT Network,’ weekly webinars CHARLOTTE — Christian organizations, churches, and other faith-based nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are rushing to join a “crisis communications support group” set up to help them navigate the coronavirus storm. The online “Crisis CONNECT Network,” created by national integrated communications…

Equip International is unique among faith-based missions organizations. Barrie and Tillie Flitcroft founded in 1996 after serving on several mission fields.

MARION, NC – The specialty of Equip International is unique among faith-based missions organizations. Barrie and Tillie Flitcroft founded Equip in 1996 after serving on several mission fields. Despite distinct differences in the countries where they served, they, nonetheless, observed some common needs they felt led to address. The Equip International website explains that: “After…

Gospel for Asia (GFA) issues a Special Report update on the current progress in the fight against leprosy where global leprosy-elimination leaders are making exciting advances both medically and socially.

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org, founded by KP Yohannan) issues a Special Report update on the current progress in the fight against leprosy where global leprosy-elimination leaders are making exciting advances both medically and socially. In 2018, another 208,619 new cases of leprosy were detected globally. Is any progress being made in…

A person’s politics generally reflect their religious beliefs. The more Americans ignore the Word of God, the more revolutionary these changes could become.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Gallup Organization released its Decade in Review report on New Year’s Eve 2019. The report includes four segments, focusing on Persistent Issues and Concerns, Striking Moments, Revolutionary Changes, and Lasting Effects. Among the Revolutionary Changes identified, Religion is listed along with Political Polarization, The US Economy, Marijuana, and Same-Sex Marriage. Did…

Gospel for Asia - on the frontlines in the fight to end extreme poverty has released a new report declaring extreme poverty "public enemy number one"

WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) – on the frontlines in the fight against poverty–has released a new report declaring extreme poverty “public enemy number one,” and challenging people everywhere to help eradicate it. The release of the report – titled Poverty: Public Enemy #1: Eliminating Extreme Poverty Worldwide…

Gospel for Asia (GFA) issues a Special Report on illiteracy, the dominant disabler to flourishing for millions, & the miraculous potential literacy brings.

Resolving the Limitations Illiteracy Places on the Human Spirit WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) issues an extensive Special Report on illiteracy, the dominant disabler to flourishing for millions around the world, and the miraculous potential of literacy that is able to change the lives of men, women and children for generations….