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Largest Private Gift Ever to Christian Medical Missions

NEW YORK — African Mission Healthcare expresses gratitude to Jewish entrepreneur Mark Gerson and his wife, Rabbi Erica Gerson, for committing $18 million dollars to support the lifesaving work of African Mission Healthcare (AMH), a nonprofit Christian Medical Missions organization envisaged by Gerson and his friend Dr. Jon Fielder, who become friends 30 years ago… Continue reading Largest Private Gift Ever to Christian Medical Missions

Bringing Medical Care to Suffering Families in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA — The weight of the humanitarian crisis in Tigray is palpable, but it’s rarely in the news—even as urban areas in northern Ethiopia swell with traumatized families living in schools and tarp shelters. Samaritan’s Purse has been working in this region since February providing emergency food, cooking kits, and other relief. They have airlifted more… Continue reading Bringing Medical Care to Suffering Families in Ethiopia

U.S. Ministry Supports Christian Kids Camp in ‘Shadow of Chernobyl’

CAMP BRINGS HEAVEN’S HOPE TO 'CHILDREN IN SHADOW OF CHERNOBYL:' Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) -- a U.S.-based mission to the "forgotten" children and families of the former Soviet Union -- is aiming to give an "unforgettable summer" to orphans, abandoned kids, and children still suffering from the lingering effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that happened 35 years ago on April 26. Local evangelical churches, with SGA's support, plan to stage 500 summer camps across the former Soviet Union this year.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based mission to the “forgotten children” of the former Soviet Union is aiming to give an “unforgettable summer” to children still suffering from the lingering effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that shook the world 35 years ago on April 26. Supported by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org), Camp… Continue reading U.S. Ministry Supports Christian Kids Camp in ‘Shadow of Chernobyl’

Medical Charity CURE Changes Course of Zambian Boy’s Life

ZAMBIA — Christian medical charity CURE International continues to have a long-term impact on the children with disabilities they provide specialised treatment for. As they become adults many give back to society thanks to the life-changing surgery they’ve received. One example is Zambian boy Phillip whose life was completely transformed when he received treatment for… Continue reading Medical Charity CURE Changes Course of Zambian Boy’s Life

Pointing the Way to the Great Physician: Medical Missions Outreach

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BALTIMORE, MD – Medical Missions Outreach is a ministry established by a local church to send medical teams to serve in collaboration with other local churches around the world. Teams of medical professionals with a spectrum of specialties travel to locations in developing countries accompanied by a cadre of volunteers. A well-conceived, systemic, and sustainable… Continue reading Pointing the Way to the Great Physician: Medical Missions Outreach

Global Mercy Ship will Double Ministry’s Impact

LIBERIA — Mercy Ships has announced the arrival of the Global Mercy, the world’s largest purpose-built charity hospital ship capable of more than doubling the charity’s surgical and training capacity. The 174-meter, 37,000-ton ship will have six operating rooms and house over 600 volunteers from around the globe representing many disciplines including surgeons, maritime crew,… Continue reading Global Mercy Ship will Double Ministry’s Impact

Save the Storks Delivers State-of-the-Art Mobile Medical Units to El Paso, Texas

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — This month, pro-life ministry Save the Storks delivered its 58th and 59th mobile medical units (MMU) to two pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) in El Paso, Texas. The units will arrive in Texas on Sept. 10 to coincide with a joint celebration for both PRCs. “This is such a great example of… Continue reading Save the Storks Delivers State-of-the-Art Mobile Medical Units to El Paso, Texas

‘Medical Hero Week’ Inspires Girls and Honors Frontline Workers Amid COVID-19

CINCINNATI — White coats, gloves, and masks have become iconic symbols amid the current COVID-19 global crisis. American Heritage Girls (AHG) is hosted a week dedicated to honoring the medical professional “heroes” behind the coats, gloves, and masks with the organization’s first-ever AHG Medical Hero Week — that ran from April 27- May 1, 2020.… Continue reading ‘Medical Hero Week’ Inspires Girls and Honors Frontline Workers Amid COVID-19

Samaritan’s Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to NYC; Adding Life-Saving Medical Surge Capacity

International Christian Relief Organization Responds at the Epicenter of the Coronavirus in the U.S. BOONE, NC — Samaritan’s Purse deployed its Emergency Field Hospital to New York City, New York, where the local medical infrastructure is severely overwhelmed. In cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), New York state officials, and local hospital authorities,… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to NYC; Adding Life-Saving Medical Surge Capacity

BJU Students Raise Over $185,000 for Mobile Medical Unit

GREENVILLE, SC — For Bob Jones University’s annual Bible Conference offering fundraising campaign, BJU students spearheaded multiple fundraising efforts to raise $150,000 to purchase a Save the Storks mobile medical unit for Carolina Pregnancy Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Save the Storks, a leading national pro-life organization, partners with pregnancy care centers to deploy buses… Continue reading BJU Students Raise Over $185,000 for Mobile Medical Unit

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ChosenIMA Ships Refurbished Medical Equipment to Christian Healthcare Worldwide

ERIE, PA – How did the Lord lead one man in Erie, Pennsylvania, to establish a Christian faith-based organization as unique as ChosenIMA that ships medical equipment to Christian healthcare facilities in 100 nations? First, He chose a man to stand in a gap that others may never have noticed. Then, He sent him on… Continue reading ChosenIMA Ships Refurbished Medical Equipment to Christian Healthcare Worldwide

Christian Care Ministry Announces Second Annual National Day of Sharing Oct. 5, 2019

MELBOURNE, FL — Christian Care Ministry (CCM), which offers the popular Medi-Share healthcare sharing ministry, is inviting the entire community to its second annual “Day of Sharing,” a nationwide initiative to motivate and mobilize people to share their time, talent and treasure to serve others Oct. 5. The theme of this year’s event is, “Find… Continue reading Christian Care Ministry Announces Second Annual National Day of Sharing Oct. 5, 2019

Marking 40 Years of ‘Revolution’ in Missions, Gospel for Asia Eyes Future Ministry Growth

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) — a Christian movement that launched a “revolution in world missions” — celebrates its 40th anniversary on July 3, with its founder proclaiming “we can’t slow down, there is so much more yet to do.” The Texas-based ministry is “celebrating God’s faithfulness” over the past four… Continue reading Marking 40 Years of ‘Revolution’ in Missions, Gospel for Asia Eyes Future Ministry Growth

Broadcast Ministry Ambassador Shares ‘Tune in Before Transmitting’ Message in New Book

In her new book, released on Aug. 1, 2017 by Bethany House Publishers, Becky Harling looks at how becoming a better listener can improve relationships at home, at work, and in the community.

Christians looking for opportunities to share their faith should ‘listen, not lecture,’ says Reach Beyond’s Becky Harling COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — As an ambassador for one of the world’s leading Christian broadcasting ministries, Becky Harling believes in boldly proclaiming the good news of Jesus—but there is also a time for his followers to be quiet,… Continue reading Broadcast Ministry Ambassador Shares ‘Tune in Before Transmitting’ Message in New Book

10 Things You Need to Know About Gospel for Asia Medical Camps

WILLS POINT, TX – With World Malaria Day approaching on April 25, the Missions Box News staff decided it is an opportune time to draw attention to the medical camps in South Asia, especially those conducted by Gospel for Asia-supported workers. Here are 10 things you should know about the need for and the impact… Continue reading 10 Things You Need to Know About Gospel for Asia Medical Camps

Measuring Ministry on the Mission Field

“A sustainable outcome is the ability to continue a defined behavior indefinitely.” —Sustainability Outcomes “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” —Peter Drucker, business leader and author WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) – The two opening quotes are truths that cannot be ignored whether improving your golf game, building a… Continue reading Measuring Ministry on the Mission Field

Heroic U.S. Ebola Doctor Honored in NYC for Long-Time Medical Missionary Service in Liberia, West Africa

New York philanthropists Mark Gerson, and his wife Rabbi Erica Gerson, who established the annual AMH Gerson L’Chaim Prize for Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service, jointly presented the 2018 award to SIM Missionary Dr. Rick Sacra at a private dinner in New York City Jan. 31. Dr. Sacra received the honor for dedicating his life to medical missionary work in Africa. Mr. Gerson is also co-founder and chairman of Gerson Lehrman Group.

Prestigious $500,000 AMH Gerson L’Chaim Prize presented to SIM Missionary Dr. Rick Sacra will help extend and expand SIM’s healthcare ministry in impoverished Liberia NEW YORK, NY — An American missionary doctor who risked his life at the height of Liberia’s 2014 Ebola crisis, and has spent more than 20 years doing medical missionary service… Continue reading Heroic U.S. Ebola Doctor Honored in NYC for Long-Time Medical Missionary Service in Liberia, West Africa

Gospel for Asia Special Report Spotlights ‘Healing Touch’ Ministry to Asia’s Marginalized

World Leprosy Day: Gospel for Asia-supported workers’ hands-on care for sufferers brings practical help and spiritual hope to those still marginalized by long-feared disease. WILLS POINT, Texas — Gospel for Asia (GFA) is spotlighting its efforts to bridge the historic social gulf caused by the disfiguring disease that leaves sufferers disadvantaged and often despised—one outstretched arm… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Special Report Spotlights ‘Healing Touch’ Ministry to Asia’s Marginalized

Christian Care Ministry Celebrates 25 Years of Ministry with Day of Sharing

MELBOURNE, FL — In celebration of 25 years of service, Christian Care Ministry, which offers the popular Medi-Share health care sharing program, held its first-ever Day of Sharing, a nationwide initiative to motivate and mobilize people to share their time, talent and treasure to serve others. The event, held Oct. 6, saw Christian Care Ministry… Continue reading Christian Care Ministry Celebrates 25 Years of Ministry with Day of Sharing

Pioneering Broadcast Ministry Helps Bring Ex-Con Movie’s Message of Hope to the Big Screen

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HCJB Ecuador, Reach Beyond’s media partner in Ecuador, plays major supporting role in rare theatrical release for faith-based drama challenging viewers to ‘make a change for good’ COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Missionary radio broadcaster HCJB Ecuador, partner of Reach Beyond, has supported efforts to use another medium to share the good news—helping bring a faith-based movie to… Continue reading Pioneering Broadcast Ministry Helps Bring Ex-Con Movie’s Message of Hope to the Big Screen

Pioneering Broadcast Ministry Helps Bring Ex-Con Movie’s Message of Hope to the Big Screen

Members of the HCJB Ecuador production team at one of the theaters that is showing Tal Vez Mañana.

HCJB Ecuador, Reach Beyond’s media partner in Ecuador, plays major supporting role in rare theatrical release for faith-based drama challenging viewers to ‘make a change for good’ COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Missionary radio broadcaster HCJB Ecuador, partner of Reach Beyond (www.reachbeyond.org), has supported efforts to use another medium to share the good news—helping bring a faith-based movie to theaters in Ecuador. While the… Continue reading Pioneering Broadcast Ministry Helps Bring Ex-Con Movie’s Message of Hope to the Big Screen

The Story of Heartbeat International

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TAMPA, FL – The vision for Heartbeat International formed when Federico Alfaro, a young doctor who had recently completed his residency at Baylor University, was in Guatemala and presented the case of a 17-year-old boy who had a serious heart block. A heart block occurs when the electrical signals that control your heartbeat malfunction. That… Continue reading The Story of Heartbeat International

Relief Supplies Airlifted to Nepal as South Asia Battles COVID-19

GREENSBORO, NC — A second wave in the COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly spreading throughout Nepal with over 34,000 new cases reported in just the last week. The true number may be much higher because virus testing is inadequate across most of the impoverished nation of 30 million people. Sadly, hardest hit areas are the remote… Continue reading Relief Supplies Airlifted to Nepal as South Asia Battles COVID-19

Cure International Opens Zimbabwe’s First Children’s Orthopedic Hospital

ZIMBABWE — CURE International (CURE), a global provider of surgical treatment for children with treatable disabilities, has opened CURE Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, a first-in-the-nation facility providing life-transforming medical care to thousands of vulnerable children. At CURE Zimbabwe, surgeries are free to children under 18 regardless of race, religion, or gender. Conditions that… Continue reading Cure International Opens Zimbabwe’s First Children’s Orthopedic Hospital

Ethiopia ACT – Faith in Action in Addis Ababa

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ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia ACT is a Christian organization dedicated to serving Jesus Christ in and around the capital city of one of the most dangerous countries in Africa. Ethiopia ranks 36th on the Open Doors 2021 World Watch List, up three spots from 2019, but that list is focused primarily on the persecution of… Continue reading Ethiopia ACT – Faith in Action in Addis Ababa

Physical Therapist Obeys Calling to the Middle East

MIDDLE EAST — A physical therapist takes her career to the Arabian Peninsular, treating pain in people’s bodies and pointing them to the one who provides peace to their souls. “I wanted to go to one of the toughest countries in the world where there’s been no church before, because I wanted to do something… Continue reading Physical Therapist Obeys Calling to the Middle East

In Tribute to Harvest House Author Dr. Robert Lesslie

EUGENE, OR — We at Harvest House Publishers are deeply heartbroken over the tragic news of the shooting deaths of Dr. Robert Lesslie, his dear wife Barbara, their grandchildren Adah and Noah, and another victim on April 7, 2021, in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Dr. Lesslie was special in many ways. Two characteristics that particularly… Continue reading In Tribute to Harvest House Author Dr. Robert Lesslie

Special Needs Peruvian Girl Placed in a Seat of Dignity

LIMA, PERU — Modesta and her 22-year-old special needs daughter, Elva, spent the past two decades in the tiny back bedroom of a dilapidated building in Lima, Peru. “It’s been 22 years of struggling,” explained Modesta with a heavy heart. She considered giving up many times, but knew she had to keep fighting for her… Continue reading Special Needs Peruvian Girl Placed in a Seat of Dignity

Mercy Ships and CURE International Announce Partnership Providing Surgery to Reach More Children Living with Disabilities

SPRING LAKE, MI — Mercy Ships and CURE International announced a partnership to provide specialized surgical care to children living with disabilities across the continent of Africa. Both organizations provide hope and healing to children living with disabilities through surgical care in under-resourced countries. During a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has made access to specialized… Continue reading Mercy Ships and CURE International Announce Partnership Providing Surgery to Reach More Children Living with Disabilities

CURE International to Launch Zimbabwe’s First Children’s Orthopedic Hospital

SPRING LAKE, MI — CURE International (CURE), a global provider of surgical treatment for children with treatable disabilities, announced plans to open CURE Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe, a first-in-the-nation facility providing life-transforming medical care to thousands of vulnerable children. Reconstruction of the $5 million hospital was recently completed by the Zimbabwe Orthopedic Trust (ZOT) in… Continue reading CURE International to Launch Zimbabwe’s First Children’s Orthopedic Hospital

Samaritan’s Purse Completes Work at California Field Hospital

LANCASTER, CA — When Dr. Ed Carns arrived in Lancaster, California, he knew he was about to walk into many situations requiring prayer, wisdom, and medical skill, ultimately relying on the healing hand of God. Now, more than a month later, Dr. Carns, the Samaritan’s Purse team lead for their California COVID response, recounts how… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Completes Work at California Field Hospital

How Earth Mission Cares for the Karen

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SILOAM SPRINGS, AR – Earth Mission was founded in 1982 as a short-term mission platform. The mission projects were specifically opportunities for engineers, engineering students, and technicians to assist and support missionaries in countries like Mexico and the Dominican Republic. They not only built and equipped structures, but they also created businesses that would benefit… Continue reading How Earth Mission Cares for the Karen

Samaritan’s Purse Continues Fight Against COVID-19 in L.A. County

LANCASTER, CA — Samaritan’s Purse continues to work hand-in-hand with Antelope Valley Hospital in LA County —bringing medical surge capacity to aid in the fight against COVID-19 in Southern California. Their 54-bed unit is not only helping patients, but also bringing urgently needed relief to medical workers at Antelope Valley Hospital; many of whom have… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Continues Fight Against COVID-19 in L.A. County

Shepherd’s Men Announces Brasfield & Gorrie’s Five-Year Fundraising Campaign Results

ATLANTA — In 2016, Brasfield & Gorrie made a five-year commitment to fundraise among its employees and subcontractors—for Shepherd’s Men to support the SHARE Military Initiative at the Shepherd Center. During this five-year campaign, employees and subcontractors visited the Shepherd Center to see the work underway first-hand, participate in events alongside former SHARE clients and,… Continue reading Shepherd’s Men Announces Brasfield & Gorrie’s Five-Year Fundraising Campaign Results

Help and Healing in North Carolina

LENOIR, NC — As a Samaritan’s Purse medical team is treating Covid-19 patients in western North Carolina at their Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir they are praising God as they see recovered patients leave their facility. Regina Randolph, RN, Samaritan’s Purse: We are here in Lenoir, North Carolina, set up on the campus of Caldwell… Continue reading Help and Healing in North Carolina

Congressman Mike Garcia Visits Field Hospital in California

LANCASTER, CA — U.S. Representative Mike Garcia has received a tour of the Samaritan’s Purse Emergency Field Hospital in Los Angeles County. The mobile unit opened in the parking lot of Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster January 16 and their medical team is treating Covid-19 patients providing God’s love in action. Mike Garcia, Congressman, California’s… Continue reading Congressman Mike Garcia Visits Field Hospital in California

Emergency Field Hospital Opens in Southern California

LANCASTER, CA — While a patient is dying approximately every six minutes in LA County right now Samaritan’s Purse has opened an emergency field hospital in the parking lost of Antelope Valley Hospital to assist them as they become increasingly overwhelmed with Covid patients. Samaritan’s Purse team member Shannon Wood explains how they are there… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Opens in Southern California

Peruvian Churches Donate Blood for Cancer Patients

PERU — In Peru, an initiative led by Christian youth, recruited volunteers to donate blood, to help save lives and improve the health of sick children amid COVID. Boys and girls undergoing chemotherapy, and being treated for leukemia, heart surgeries, burns and other medical emergencies benefitted the most from these blood donations. 36 Peruvian Church… Continue reading Peruvian Churches Donate Blood for Cancer Patients

Field Hospital Will Care for COVID-19 Patients in Western North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA — Samaritan’s Purse is expected to receive their first patients later this week at their Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina, in response to rising COVID-19 cases in the region. The 30-bed emergency unit will help support regional medical centers as they reach capacity due to rising coronavirus hospitalizations. Edward Graham, Samaritan’s… Continue reading Field Hospital Will Care for COVID-19 Patients in Western North Carolina

Healing the Wounds of War

ARMENIA — Samaritan’s Purse is bringing urgently needed medical care to people who have been forced to flee their homes due to the ongoing conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan—and sharing with them the love of Christ. Due to the recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, there are thousands of displaced people in the Caucasia region.… Continue reading Healing the Wounds of War

Emergency Field Hospital Takes Shape in Los Angeles County

CALIFORNIA — Samaritan’s Purse is preparing to open an Emergency Field Hospital in Lancaster, California, to care for people suffering from COVID-19. A Disaster Assistance Response Team is already on the ground, with more personnel en route. On January 11, 2021 their DC-8 cargo jet airlifted much of the equipment needed for the hospital to… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Takes Shape in Los Angeles County

Tumaini International – Aiding Children of AIDS

CORONA, CA – Tumaini International Is a faith-based, grass-roots organization that is specifically focused on assisting children who have become victims of the AIDS scourge in Kenya. It is fitting that we share the Tumaini story with our readers during the month that begins with the observance of World AIDS Day. How do you pronounce… Continue reading Tumaini International – Aiding Children of AIDS

Save the Storks to Host First Ever ‘Love Compassion Action’ Virtual Event

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — On Dec. 15, 2020 the pro-life non-profit Save the Storks will host its first ever Love Compassion Action virtual event. This exclusive hour-long event will showcase the important work of pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) around the nation. It will include stories from women who made empowered decisions for life at their… Continue reading Save the Storks to Host First Ever ‘Love Compassion Action’ Virtual Event

Save the Storks To Use Giving Tuesday Proceeds to Respond to Urgent Needs

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — On Dec. 1, Save the Storks will join thousands of non-profits for GivingTuesday – a global day of giving and community transformation. Save the Storks’ goal is to raise $140,000 for 14 pregnancy resource center (PRC) affiliates with immediate needs. The PRCs selected will use the funding to purchase or rent… Continue reading Save the Storks To Use Giving Tuesday Proceeds to Respond to Urgent Needs

COVID-19 Adds to Woes of Malaria-prone Regions

GFA World recently published a new report that cites the life-saving impact of malaria-fighting efforts across Asia. WILLS POINT, TX — The hunt for a cure for COVID-19 draws attention to another “forgotten” health crisis that continues to claim more than 400,000 lives around the world every year — mosquito-borne malaria. As some political leaders… Continue reading COVID-19 Adds to Woes of Malaria-prone Regions

Hard to Imagine – a World Without Christian Health Service Corps

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FRUITVALE, TX – Millions of people around the world have no access to professional healthcare services. The American debate over health insurance coverage is not even on the radar for these millions. They have no doctors, nurses, or paramedics. Injuries and disease claim thousands of lives every month. The Christian Health Service Corps (CHSC) exists… Continue reading Hard to Imagine – a World Without Christian Health Service Corps

Tebow Foundation Announces OneShare Health as a New Night to Shine Global Partner

JACKSONVILLE, FL — With an estimated 110,000 honored guests expected to attend the foundation’s annual Night to Shine prom next February, the Tim Tebow Foundation is honored to announce OneShare Health as a new global partner equally committed to celebrating people with special needs. “The support of OneShare Health, in addition to our other partners,… Continue reading Tebow Foundation Announces OneShare Health as a New Night to Shine Global Partner

The Tebow CURE Hospital Announces Goal to Fund 150 Life-Changing Surgeries

JACKSONVILLE, FL— In celebration of his 32nd birthday, Tim Tebow has decided to forego well wishes and gifts in an effort to change lives of less-fortunate children in the Philippines. The idea first came to Tim in 2018, when he first launched his 31 for 31 campaign in celebration of his 31st birthday with a… Continue reading The Tebow CURE Hospital Announces Goal to Fund 150 Life-Changing Surgeries

To Mark Global Handwashing Day, GFA-supported Teams Hold Good Hygiene Classes That Reduce Sickness and Improve Well-being

Soap-and-Water Lessons Bring Health and Help to Some of Asia’s Struggling Poor WILLS POINT, Texas — A simple bar of soap is making a big difference in the lives of people in impoverished communities across Asia. Distributed by Gospel for Asia-supported (GFA) workers, it is the centerpiece of a hygiene awareness drive that improves the… Continue reading To Mark Global Handwashing Day, GFA-supported Teams Hold Good Hygiene Classes That Reduce Sickness and Improve Well-being