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Q&A with Rise Against Hunger

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RALEIGH, NC – If your family is like mine, hardly a day goes by without at least one email or snail mail soliciting donations to support charitable organizations whose work is to feed hungry families. Will it never end? Not the solicitations – the hunger. The earth has more than enough food to feed the… Continue reading Q&A with Rise Against Hunger

Gospel for Asia with Chick-fil-A & Brookshire’s Bring Christmas Relief to Hunger-Hit Texans

SPREADING CHRISTMAS CHEER: Chick-fil-A, Brookshire’s, Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) and Body of Life (www.bodyoflife.org) are joining forces to give hundreds of hungry Texas families a helping hand this Christmas. The organizations will stage a Christmas grocery, sandwich and water giveaway Sat. Dec. 19 from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. -- or until food boxes run out -- at GFA World’s campus at 1116 St. Thomas Way, Wills Point.

WILLS POINT, TX — Chick-fil-A and Brookshire’s are joining a leading aid agency to deliver Christmas relief to Texas families hit hard by the pandemic. As America experiences another spike in coronavirus cases, one in four children aren’t getting enough food and face a bleak Christmas, says Wills Point-based humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World… Continue reading Gospel for Asia with Chick-fil-A & Brookshire’s Bring Christmas Relief to Hunger-Hit Texans

Gospel for Asia Founder K.P. Yohannan Says COVID-19 Hunger is ‘Worse Than the Disease’

COVID-19 'STARVATION WARNING:' The leader of a major faith-based humanitarian agency has warned that a new COVID-19 surge could cause catastrophic starvation in poor nations. Widespread hunger across Asia caused by the pandemic is proving to be "worse than the disease itself," said K.P. Yohannan, president of Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org).

WILLS POINT, TX – Dr. K.P. Yohannan, founder of a major faith-based humanitarian agency, Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada, www.gfa.org), has warned that a new COVID-19 surge could cause catastrophic starvation in poor nations. Widespread hunger across Asia caused by the pandemic is proving to be “worse than… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Founder K.P. Yohannan Says COVID-19 Hunger is ‘Worse Than the Disease’

Gospel for Asia Extends COVID-19 Hunger Relief to Americans

ALLEVIATING COVID HUNGER: One of the biggest poverty-alleviating organizations in Asia is helping distribute food to families impacted by COVID-19 on its own doorstep in Texas. Bishop Danny Yohannan, left, of Texas-based Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) helped launch the monthly food giveaway to Texans affected by COVID-19 .

WILLS POINT, TX — One of the world’s biggest poverty-alleviating organizations has started distributing food to families impacted by COVID-19 on its own doorstep in Texas. Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) — known for clean water projects and disaster relief in Asia’s poorest nations — is helping distribute food to hundreds of families living… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Extends COVID-19 Hunger Relief to Americans

Gospel for Asia Helps Release Thousands from ‘Jaws of Hunger’ Caused by COVID-19

OUT OF THE JAWS OF HUNGER: Texas-based humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) is releasing hundreds of thousands of families from the jaws of hunger amid crippling COVID-19 hardships at home and overseas. Food relief efforts are under way in Texas and across Asia.

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing how humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is releasing hundreds of thousands of families from jaws of hunger amid COVID-19. Hunger relief efforts led by two Texas-based organizations are helping thousands… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Helps Release Thousands from ‘Jaws of Hunger’ Caused by COVID-19

D. James Kennedy Ministries Survey Reveals Christian Hunger for Fearless Pulpits

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — A write-in survey sent to friends and supporters of D. James Kennedy Ministries reveals that Christian respondents, by overwhelming margins, want their pastors to speak out on moral and cultural concerns. On issue after issue–abortion, religious liberty, poverty, sexual identity, Israel, Christian heritage, role of government, church in politics/government, and radical… Continue reading D. James Kennedy Ministries Survey Reveals Christian Hunger for Fearless Pulpits

MENA: An Explosion of Spiritual Hunger

MENA – Have you seen the news from Iran lately? If you have, you probably know about the economic sanctions, the assassination of one of its military leaders, the military training incident where an Iranian ship launched a missile that hit one of its own ships, taking 20 lives. Earthquakes have rocked the country several… Continue reading MENA: An Explosion of Spiritual Hunger

Fighting Child Hunger in Minneapolis- Sanford Middle School & The Sheridan Story

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – While broadcast media focused the nation’s attention on protests in Minneapolis, most failed to capture a story of hope and compassion taking place in the same city. The Sanford Middle School Story Sanford Middle School launched an emergency campaign to feed neighborhood children and families who had no access to food during… Continue reading Fighting Child Hunger in Minneapolis- Sanford Middle School & The Sheridan Story

The Severity of Global Hunger 2020: Grim Facts & Tough Questions

WARNING: This article contains facts that are grim to grasp and difficult to digest (pardon the pun).Most Americans do not regard hunger as a problem, let alone understand the magnitude of its scope. If you really want to know about the severity of the global hunger – and if you are willing to do something… Continue reading The Severity of Global Hunger 2020: Grim Facts & Tough Questions

ECHO International – Fighting World Hunger

NORTH FT MYERS, FL – “The world produces enough food to feed every person on the planet. World agriculture produces 17 percent more calories per person today than it did 30 years ago, despite a 70 percent population increase. This is enough to provide everyone in the world with at least 2,720 kilocalories (kcal) per… Continue reading ECHO International – Fighting World Hunger

Action Against Hunger & Mercy Corps Return to Nigeria

ABUJA, NIGERIA – Faith-based organizations Action Against Hunger and Mercy Corps were forced to suspend operations in northeastern Nigeria in mid-September. The Nigerian army closed two Action Against Hunger offices and four Mercy Corps facilities based on allegations that both agencies were aiding terrorist groups Boko Haram and the Islamic State. Action Against Hunger vigorously… Continue reading Action Against Hunger & Mercy Corps Return to Nigeria

How Much Do You Know About the World’s Hunger Crisis?

“If you could eat only one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?” This is the way we often speak about food. It’s a hobby, a pastime, and a vehicle for community. For many, however, food and hunger isn’t just about fun. It’s a matter of life and death.… Continue reading How Much Do You Know About the World’s Hunger Crisis?

Biblica Looks to Resume Meeting ‘Bible Hunger’ Need in Cuba Soon

Spanish-translation ministry and distributor welcomes ‘positive movements’ in serving country’s growing church COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Biblica, the International Bible Society, is looking forward to more opportunities to make desperately needed Bibles available in Cuba, despite a setback. Leaders of the Colorado Springs, Colo.-based ministry said that they hoped the return of a shipment of… Continue reading Biblica Looks to Resume Meeting ‘Bible Hunger’ Need in Cuba Soon

As Needs and Restrictions Shift in Los Angeles, the Dream Center Opens a Community Kitchen, a Food Pantry, and a New After-School Program

LOS ANGELES — As a part of their mission to #RestoreLA, Pastor Matthew Barnett and the Los Angeles Dream Center have been focused on efforts that seek to sustain the community as Los Angeles get back on its feet. One of the ways they have sought to do this was by assisting individuals and families… Continue reading As Needs and Restrictions Shift in Los Angeles, the Dream Center Opens a Community Kitchen, a Food Pantry, and a New After-School Program

For Millions of Arab Children, Remote Learning Represents Survival

FOR MILLIONS OF ARABIC CHILDREN, REMOTE LEARNING IS A LIFELINE: Christian satellite broadcaster SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) is providing an education otherwise unattainable for millions of Arabic children. SAT-7 ACADEMY offers lessons in English, Arabic, mathematics and the sciences for primary school students in various grades. These classes, accessible even by kids in refugee camps, are a valuable tool in combating illiteracy across the Middle East and North Africa.

EASTON, MD — While many American parents see the past year’s remote learning as a source of their children’s depression and academic shortfalls, satellite TV lessons from SAT-7, a unique Christian media ministry, are providing a critical education for millions of students in war-torn nations in the Middle East and North Africa. One of every… Continue reading For Millions of Arab Children, Remote Learning Represents Survival

‘You Are Welcome Here’: As Los Angeles Cracks down on Homeless Encampment in Echo Park, the LA Dream Center Reminds Those in Need They’re Here to Help

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LOS ANGELES — With the recent closure of the homeless encampment in the Echo Park neighborhood, Matthew Barnett and the Los Angeles Dream Center have a simple message for their neighbors: “You are welcome here.” This week the enforced closure of the Echo Park homeless encampment went into effect, and the police gave notice on… Continue reading ‘You Are Welcome Here’: As Los Angeles Cracks down on Homeless Encampment in Echo Park, the LA Dream Center Reminds Those in Need They’re Here to Help

All in for America’s Kids

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WASHINGTON — In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, CityServe, along with churches around the nation will be observing a National Day of Prayer, referred to as Blue Sunday, this April 25th. This day reminds faith communities to intercede in prayer for abused and neglected children and to open their doors to provide good homes… Continue reading All in for America’s Kids

Russian Opposition Leader Seeks Eternal Answers

VIRGINIA BEACH — With his life and freedom on the line as he challenged Russia’s dictatorial regime, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny reached out to Christian leaders in a search for “eternal values,” a Christian minister to the former Soviet Union told CBN News. Sergey Rakhuba of Mission Eurasia, a ministry that supports the church… Continue reading Russian Opposition Leader Seeks Eternal Answers

Feeding Hungry Children in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA — Samaritan’s Purse is helping to feed hungry children in northern Ethiopia who are at risk of acute malnutrition, due to food shortages caused by months of internal conflict. David Mbuguah, Samaritan’s Purse: This is Samaritan’s Purse team. We are here in northern Ethiopia in the Tigray region. Today, we are here to serve… Continue reading Feeding Hungry Children in Ethiopia

‘Year of Terrible Tempest’ Brings Surge of Hope in Middle East, North Africa

'YEAR OF TERRIBLE TEMPEST' BRINGS SURGE OF HOPE IN MIDDLE EAST: Record numbers of people in the Middle East and North Africa turned to a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcast ministry that showed them "living examples of hope" in 2020, a "year of terrible tempest." In the first nine months of 2020, 310,000 viewers called or messaged Middle East-based television network SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org), seeking support and prayer.

EASTON, MD — Record numbers of people in the Middle East and North Africa turned to a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcast ministry that showed them “living examples of hope” during 2020 — a “year of terrible tempest” — according to newly released figures. Amid the pandemic lockdown, soaring unemployment, hunger and domestic violence, economic meltdown, and… Continue reading ‘Year of Terrible Tempest’ Brings Surge of Hope in Middle East, North Africa

Russia Gospel Surge ‘Is COVID Silver Lining’ as Thousands Hear About Christ

RUSSIA GOSPEL SURGE IS 'COVID SILVER LINING:' Russian Christians going door-to-door in frigid temperatures reached 25 percent more non-churchgoing children and families with the Gospel over the past few months than ever before -- largely because of COVID-19. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) says COVID is actually opening doors for the Gospel in Russia and the former Soviet Union as churches' compassion outreach melts hearts.

LOVES PARK, IL — Christians in Russia going door-to-door in the bitter cold reached thousands more children and families with the Gospel over the past few months than ever before — largely because of COVID-19. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association’s (SGA, www.sga.org) Christ Over COVID campaign and Immanuel’s Child Christmas outreach helped Russian Christians and their… Continue reading Russia Gospel Surge ‘Is COVID Silver Lining’ as Thousands Hear About Christ

The Los Angeles Dream Center Celebrates 5 Million Meals Served During COVID Relief, and Announces New Rooms Added to Their Transitional Housing Program

LOS ANGELES — The effects of the pandemic left millions in desperate need. Yet since March 2020, through the Los Angeles Dream Center’s quick-response COVID relief efforts and the support of the community, donors, corporations, volunteers, and small businesses, they were able to distribute 7 million pounds of food processed through their food bank. In… Continue reading The Los Angeles Dream Center Celebrates 5 Million Meals Served During COVID Relief, and Announces New Rooms Added to Their Transitional Housing Program

How a Monkey Farm Became The Farm of Hope

PLAYA OCOTAL, COSTA RICA – The Farm of Hope is a wonderful example of how the Lord works in mysterious ways. The First Rescue Center – for Monkeys The Monkey Farm was established in 2012 by a small group of Christians. The founders’ intent was to create a sustainable wildlife rescue center that is self-sufficient… Continue reading How a Monkey Farm Became The Farm of Hope

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

Bringing Life-Saving Support to Ethiopians Displaced by Conflict

ETHIOPIA — Violent conflict in Ethiopia’s northernmost region of Tigray has sent hundreds of thousands of displaced Ethiopians fleeing from their homes. Samaritan’s Purse is working with local churches and other groups to identify and provide food for the most vulnerable families in their communities. Their teams and partners, including churches, are distributing food baskets… Continue reading Bringing Life-Saving Support to Ethiopians Displaced by Conflict

‘God Has Not Deserted Us’: A Voice of Hope In Beirut’s Carnage

Photo credit: Rita El-Mounayer, CEO, SAT-7 International

LEBANON, BEIRUT — Our hope hangs by a thread. The COVID-19 pandemic and the massive blast that devastated Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, six months ago have brought my native country to its knees, and left many asking: “Will we ever see hope dawn again?” The few medical facilities still standing after the gigantic explosion at the… Continue reading ‘God Has Not Deserted Us’: A Voice of Hope In Beirut’s Carnage

Feeding Families — CityServe Launches ‘Last Mile of Need’ Campaign with Uncommon Giving

WASHINGTON — CityServe announced today it has joined the online giving platform, Uncommon Giving, inviting individual and corporate donors to join its “Last Mile of Need” fundraising campaign to feed hungry families struggling through the pandemic. More families are struggling to provide enough to eat with the ever-increasing challenges of job losses and illness. By… Continue reading Feeding Families — CityServe Launches ‘Last Mile of Need’ Campaign with Uncommon Giving

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

Sowing Hope Seeds

BRADENTON, FL – Hope Seeds is a Christian outreach with a long-term perspective. Hope Seeds was established in 1999 as a ministry of the Hope Church in Bradenton, Florida. With the slogan of “Plant a Seed! Feed a Soul!” Hope Seeds works to share the Gospel and to contribute to the reduction of world hunger… Continue reading Sowing Hope Seeds

Emergency Food Arrives in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA — Samaritan’s Purse has airlifted 1,800 cases of ready-to-use supplemental food supplies to help feed suffering children in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. Hundreds of thousands of families have fled their homes in the region due to violent conflict and are living wherever they can—in schools or on the side of the road.… Continue reading Emergency Food Arrives in Ethiopia

Houston Lakewood Church Becomes Storm Shelter

HOUSTON, TX — During one of the worst winter storm on record, churches across Texas have opened their doors to people needing shelter. Houston’s Lakewood church, pastored by Joel Osteen, has provided a warm place to stay and a hot meal to over 1,000 people since the storm began. Joel Osteen, Pastor: We were blessed… Continue reading Houston Lakewood Church Becomes Storm Shelter

Nonprofit Organization Brings Christmas Presents to 2,000 Recently Displaced Armenian Children

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — In an effort to bring joy and Christmas to the displaced suffering Armenian children, For The Martyrs, a 501c3 organization will bring Operation Christmas to Armenia. Operation Christmas will provide wrapped Christmas boxes that are full of gifts such as toys, dolls, clothing, and more for children so they can have… Continue reading Nonprofit Organization Brings Christmas Presents to 2,000 Recently Displaced Armenian Children

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’

Small Star, Bright Light in Russia

Vladimir Miskevich, a Russian pastor who now serves as Chief Administrator of the Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists, shares a moving story about a grieving Russian mother who has kept an Immanuel’s Child “Star of Bethlehem” ornament for 15 years, remarking that “The smallest things are always big enough when done for the Glory of… Continue reading Small Star, Bright Light in Russia

U.S. Christians Help ‘Save Christmas’ for Russia’s Hurting Children

U.S. CHRISTIANS 'SAVE CHRISTMAS' FOR RUSSIA'S HURTING KIDS: One of the biggest evangelical missions to Russia is calling on America's Christians to help "save Christmas" for children in dire need in the former Soviet Union. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) aims to deliver Christmas gifts, Bibles and the Gospel message to 50,000 hurting children this month through its vast network of local churches in the region.

LOVES PARK, IL — One of the biggest evangelical missions to Russia is calling on America’s Christians to help “save Christmas” for children in dire need in the COVID-ravaged former Soviet Union. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) has launched a Christmas gift blitz across 11 time zones, stretching from eastern Europe to Siberia. Thousands… Continue reading U.S. Christians Help ‘Save Christmas’ for Russia’s Hurting Children

SERV International: Where Food Is a Platform

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CANTON, GA – SERV International focuses on providing food, both as an existential need and as a platform for sharing the Bread of Life. The global food crisis is familiar to Missions Box readers. To some extent, in one form or another, food distribution has become a common component for nearly every faith-based ministry. Rightly… Continue reading SERV International: Where Food Is a Platform

CityServe: Illuminating Hope in the Darkness

BAKERSFIELD, CA – CityServe is a faith-based organization that enlists and mobilizes local churches to expand a church’s capacity to minister to a specific initiative, empower more people to be a light in their community, and offer Biblical solutions to the broken people in the community. Farmers to Families Food Box Program The organization engages… Continue reading CityServe: Illuminating Hope in the Darkness

Fighting Extreme Poverty with Ideas & Education that Imparts Values

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 massive challenge of reducing extreme poverty worldwide, mainly through providing education, transmitting values. In my original special report for Gospel for Asia titled Solutions to Poverty-line Problems of the… Continue reading Fighting Extreme Poverty with Ideas & Education that Imparts Values

Josiah Venture Transforming European Youth

WHEATON, IL – A group of American youth pastors were serving on our military bases in Europe when the Berlin Wall was torn down in 1989. They witnessed first-hand the hunger for truth and the hope for a better future among Eastern Europeans who had been kept under the bondage of Communism for 40 years.… Continue reading Josiah Venture Transforming European Youth

Royal Family KIDS to Leverage CarePortal to Help Kids and Families in Crisis Nationwide

SANTA ANA, CA — Royal Family KIDS (RFK) recently kicked off a new partnership with CarePortal, an online platform and growing national initiative that connects families in crisis with people who are eager to help. Starting in 10 states, thousands of volunteers will soon be able to more efficiently serve at-risk children and foster families… Continue reading Royal Family KIDS to Leverage CarePortal to Help Kids and Families in Crisis Nationwide

U.S. Ministry Brings Christmas Joy to Russia’s ‘Forgotten’ Children

CHRISTMAS JOY FOR RUSSIAN ORPHANS: Across the former Soviet Union, needy and hurting children will receive gifts, children's Bibles, and a message of hope through Immanuel's Child, a Christmas outreach spearheaded by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org). SGA has a sign-up page on its website and a new video for churches and individuals in the U.S. that want to get involved.

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… Continue reading U.S. Ministry Brings Christmas Joy to Russia’s ‘Forgotten’ Children

Nigerian Bible Translators Asking for Help as Pandemic, Terrorist Attacks on Christians, and Economic Collapse Halt Work

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ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, reports that Nigerian Bible translators are asking for help after suspending Bible translation projects in 30 languages. The global pandemic, terrorism, and economic collapse have brought Bible translation to a halt… Continue reading Nigerian Bible Translators Asking for Help as Pandemic, Terrorist Attacks on Christians, and Economic Collapse Halt Work

Gospel for Asia Invites Public to COVID-19 Grocery Giveaway

WILLS POINT, TX — Supported by a small band of local volunteers and ministry partners, Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is gearing up to give away hundreds of free food packages Saturday, Oct. 24, to help local families impacted by COVID-19. The COVID-19 food relief giveaway is the fourth grocery distribution in recent months at… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Invites Public to COVID-19 Grocery Giveaway

LA Dream Center’s ‘Restart Learning Center’ Provides Critical Service to Families Struggling with Remote Learning

LOS ANGELES — The Restart Learning Center, now in its tenth week of operation, is a new service the Los Angeles Dream Center began providing at their Echo Park campus at the start of an unusual school year. With remote learning providing an additional challenge for working families, and unstable or non-existent wifi connections for… Continue reading LA Dream Center’s ‘Restart Learning Center’ Provides Critical Service to Families Struggling with Remote Learning

World Food Day – October 16

NEW YORK – World Food Day occurs every October 16 as an effort to remind everyday people like you and me that 11% of the world population is hungry. I had been blissfully unaware that anyone in the world suffered from hunger until I saw the movie, Oliver! In 1968. My naïve, young mind was… Continue reading World Food Day – October 16

‘Disaster Response TV’ Brings Virtual School to Beirut Blast Kids

SATELLITE TV BRINGS SCHOOL TO BEIRUT BLAST KIDS: As Lebanon's capital reels from a catastrophic explosion last month that destroyed 120 schools, Christian satellite television network SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) is broadcasting free lessons every day to tens of thousands of children whose lives have been thrown into chaos by the blast and COVID-19.

EASTON, MD — As Lebanon’s capital, Beirut reels from a catastrophic explosion disaster that destroyed more than 100 schools, the response of a faith-based satellite television network in the Middle East is broadcasting free lessons every day to thousands of children unable to go back to school. Some 120 public and private schools in Beirut… Continue reading ‘Disaster Response TV’ Brings Virtual School to Beirut Blast Kids

North Korean Escapee: Nation Facing COVID

NORTH KOREA — North Korea is on the verge of a catastrophic meltdown according to reports reaching Open Doors from North Korean Christians. “North Korea faces a major crisis with multiple causes,” says Timothy Cho, North Korean escapee. “Covid-19 lockdown, catastrophic flooding, and international sanctions.” Although the North Korean Government has claimed that they have… Continue reading North Korean Escapee: Nation Facing COVID

CityServe & Gold Star Foods, Inc’s Unique Collaboration

WASHINGTON — In round two of the United States Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box Program, CityServe, a faith-based nonprofit, and Gold Star Foods Inc., one of the nation’s leading nutrition providers to K-12 schools and USDA approved contractor, collaborated in a unique partnership to feed families. Occurring from July 2 through September… Continue reading CityServe & Gold Star Foods, Inc’s Unique Collaboration

Gospel for Asia Helps 70,000 Families Defy COVID-19 Starvation

BATTLE AGAINST COVID STARVATION: As India surges to second place in the country-by-country COVID-19 count, ongoing hunger relief efforts continue to stave off starvation across pandemic-ravaged Asia. Texas-based Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) is partnering with Believers Eastern Church to distribute food kits to more than 70,000 "utterly desperate" families.

WILLS POINT, TX — With the number of COVID-19 cases in India surging past five million and climbing rapidly, ongoing hunger-relief efforts continue to stave off starvation across pandemic-ravaged Asia. In some areas, hunger is forcing people to take the most extreme measures. One man was captured on video apparently eating a dead dog off… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Helps 70,000 Families Defy COVID-19 Starvation

Gospel for Asia Continues COVID-19 Relief Via Food Giveaway in Wills Point, TX

GROCERY GIVEAWAY: Bishop Danny Yohannan of Wills Point-based ministry Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org), Wills Point Mayor Mark Turner and other local volunteers help distribute USDA “Farmers to Families” food boxes to support local families impacted by the COVID-19 downturn. GFA World will hold another food giveaway Sat. Sept. 19 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. -- or until USDA food boxes run out -- at its campus at 1116 St. Thomas Way, Wills Point.

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) and community volunteers are preparing to give away hundreds of free food packages Saturday, Sept. 19 to help local families impacted by COVID-19. This month’s food distribution will be the third monthly food giveaway at GFA World’s headquarters in… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Continues COVID-19 Relief Via Food Giveaway in Wills Point, TX