Studies suggest that social media have a negative impact on the mental health of minors, which has led to concern among specialists.

SPAIN — An increasing number of studies suggest that social media have a negative impact on the mental health of minors, which has led to concern among specialists and Christian parents. Christian families are showing concern about the adverse consequences that social networks are having on new generations. Young people are facing an increase in…

AACC to host 'Way Maker World Conference' for mental health and ministry professionals, features Dr. Ben Carson, Levi Lusko, Lysa TerKeurst

LYNCHBURG, VA — The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) will host the 2021 Way Maker World Conference Wednesday, Sept. 15 through Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Fla. The AACC’s World Conference is the world’s premier Christian counseling event and offers counselors and ministry experts an opportunity to learn…

Expert Health and Human Services officials and addiction treatment providers to give practical training for combating the Opioid Crisis.

Expert HHS Officials And Addiction Treatment Providers to Give Practical Training For Combating the Opioid CrisisForest, Va. — Featuring the participation of the Department of Health and Human Services, the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) is offering a FREE specialized training in opioid crisis response for mental health leaders, pastors, coaches, lay helpers, concerned…

The Luke Commission celebrates historic year, prepares to launch new healthcare technologies in Eswatini and beyond.

SAGLE, IDAHO— The Luke Commission, a nonprofit providing free healthcare in the Kingdom of Eswatini, celebrates a historic 2023 milestone, hosting over 300,000 VIP (Very Important Patient) visits and carrying one-third of Eswatini’s national healthcare framework. Eswatini has the highest rate of HIV in the world at 27%. Dr. Harry and Echo VanderWal founded The…

Evangelical Protestants believe praying, reading the Bible, and having a strong Christian faith all contribute to positive mental health.

EXPORT, PA — According to the latest Infinity Concepts and Grey Matter Research report, 99% of evangelical Protestants believe praying, reading the Bible, and having a strong Christian faith all contribute to positive mental health. Only 1% of evangelicals do not believe this. Ninety-six percent (96%) believe a strong Christian faith contributes to positive physical…

Pray.com, popular faith based mental and spiritual health resource, today announced a partnership with Unite Health Share Ministries

LOS ANGELES — Pray.com, the world’s most popular faith-based mental and spiritual health resource, today announced a partnership with Unite Health Share Ministries (UHSM), to help members and staff maintain their holistic health and well-being. UHSM is a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, and through this partnership, UHSM amplifies its…

Samaritan's Purse deployed its Emergency Field Hospital to New York City, New York, where the local medical infrastructure is severely overwhelmed.

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…

Gospel for Asia issues a Special Report on the deadly diseases brought by the mosquito and the storied impact of faith-based organizations on world health

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) issues an extensive Special Report on the deadly diseases brought by the mosquito and the storied impact of faith-based organizations on world health, fighting for the Kingdom to “come on earth as it is in heaven.” It takes only one mosquito, buzzing around with ill intent, dive-bombing…

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…

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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,…

The Renewal Initiative to rejuvenate lives and communities grappling with adversity via compassion, advocacy, relief efforts and education

WASHINGTON — Organizers are pleased to announce the launch of The Renewal Initiative (TRI), a dynamic nonprofit organization committed to restoring dignity and hope where it has been stolen or lost. TRI aims to rejuvenate lives and communities grappling with adversity via compassion, advocacy, relief efforts and education. “There’s no shortage of awful things happening in…

God is Love Takeover: downtown Los Angeles in partnership with Azusa Street Mission on MLK Weekend to spread love, unity and service.

LOS ANGELES — The God is Love Takeover came to downtown Los Angeles Friday January 12, 2023 for Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday weekend in partnership with the Azusa Street Mission to spread the power of love, unity and service. From city to city, the God is Love movement has poured out love by donating…

Celebrating 40 years of ministry, Mercy Multiplied, has now grown to include six locations throughout the United States and abroad.

NASHVILLE, TN — Celebrating 40 years of ministry, Mercy Multiplied—a vision birthed when Founder and President Nancy Alcorn launched a single residential home in 1983 to share the hope of Christ with women in need—has now grown to include six locations throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to the Residential Programs, the ministry’s…

The A.M.E. Zion Church will now leverage the Gloo platform to find ways to strengthen faith to meet its evangelism and discipleship needs.

BOULDER, CO — Gloo, the leading technology platform dedicated to connecting the faith ecosystem and releasing its collective might, announced its new partnership with The A.M.E. Zion Church, one of the largest African American denominations in the United States and abroad. The A.M.E. Zion Church will now leverage the Gloo platform to find new and…

A new Baylor University study provides evidence of the virtuous effects, affirming the mission of Prison Fellowship International.

WASHINGTON — A new Baylor University study provides evidence of the virtuous effects of religion on mental health among prisoners, affirming the mission of Prison Fellowship International (PFI) in-prison program, The Prisoner’s Journey® (TPJ). “This study confirms what we have believed for a long time,” said David Van Patten, Chief Operating Officer of PFI. “That…

Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North discusses the mental health crisis among active duty armed forces & veterans living with post-traumatic stress

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Ken Harrison is joined by best-selling author, political commentator, and TV host Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, USMC (Ret.) on the latest episode of “On the Edge with Ken Harrison.” Together they discuss the mental health crisis among active duty armed forces and veterans, living with post-traumatic stress, and the importance of…

Homelessness: The Reality and the Solution

LOS ANGELES — More than half a million Americans are homeless on any given night. “Homelessness: The Reality and the Solution” features interviews with community organizations who are actively helping fight against the humanitarian crisis. Billions of dollars in government spending have not solved the problem of the mounting homelessness crisis across the country. “The…

‘We are dreaming beyond our borders to bring 10,000 to light’: 7 Hills Church announces groundbreaking initiatives on Vision Sunday

CINCINNATI — 7 Hills Church hosted its annual “Vision Sunday” during its morning services Sunday, Oct. 3, at its Florence Location, Cincinnati Location and online. When Pastor Jentezen Franklin, senior pastor of Free Chapel church in Atlanta, Georgia, made a surprise appearance at 7 Hills Church’s annual “Heart for the House Vision Dinner” in August,…

John & Beth Murphy founded Rock House Center 15 plus years ago to help Christians draw on their faith for solutions to difficult life issues

BRENTWOOD, TN — John and Beth Murphy founded Rock House Center more than 15 years ago to help Christians draw on their faith for solutions to difficult life issues. Rock House Center’s unique approach to biblical counseling addresses the root causes of emotional suffering, self-defeating behaviors and troubled relationships. “John and Beth have recognized that…

LA 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…

As the COVID 19 shows signs of slowing down and then accelerating, Johsh McDowell is sounding the alarm about the impact of lockdown isolation

PLANO, TX — As the COVID-19 pandemic shows signs of slowing down and then accelerating again—like a perilous roller coaster ride–an apologist, who has worked with and researched young people in the church for nearly 55 years, is sounding the alarm about the impact of lockdown isolation on Generation Z—especially as they go back to…

Trail Life USA aims to help boys rise above challenges like COVID-19, with locally-held special events across the country this fall.

GREENVILLE, SC — America’s leading faith-based adventure group for boys has launched a new campaign to get young people out into the “great outdoors” — and inspire them to become the next “Greatest Generation.” Trail Life USA (www.TrailLifeUSA.com) — a boys adventure organization with 30,000 members in troops across all 50 states — aims to…

Founder of Retired Reformation challenged American senior retirees to take the lead in the battle against coronavirus induced anxiety and panic.

COLORADO SPRINGS — The founder of a movement to inject purpose into the lives of America’s retirees today challenged seniors to take the lead in the battle against coronavirus-induced anxiety and panic. A new survey by the American Psychiatric Association revealed almost half of Americans are anxious about catching the coronavirus and more than a…

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…

Dr. Dav id Jenkins, opened the training with sobering statistics and called the opioid crisis "a public health epidemic that is ravaging [America]."

DALLAS — The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), together with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives, provided a free specialized training in opioid crisis response Wednesday, called “The Opioid Crisis: Creating an Effective Church and Community Collaboration and Resolution Response,” before the official start of its…

A committed pastor and his leadership has led to responsibilities on the potable water committee and become involved in environment protection

NICARAGUA — Melquisedec Herrera is an evangelical committed pastor in a community in northern Nicaragua. His faith leadership has led him to assume responsibilities on the potable water committee in his locality and to become involved in environmental protection. He has been trained by World Vision in the FECSA methodology (Healthy Family, School, and Community)….

GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, issued this Special Report on Child Sponsorship — Does it Lift the Young Out of Poverty?

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, issued this Special Report on Child Sponsorship — Does it Lift the Young Out of Poverty? In existence for many years, child sponsorship has been adapted by…

Andrew Palau returned to deliver the same message of hope to a new generation in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — Fourteen years after renowned evangelist Luis Palau’s historic campaign in Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires, the Palau Association returned to deliver the same message of hope to a new generation of Argentines, this time led by Luis Palau’s son, Andrew Palau. Standing in front of a sea of people in…

According to World Vision, children supported by the project are showing outstanding progress in reading skills, an encouraging sign for 2022.

LAOS — World Vision’s iREAD project in Laos, which is funded by the Japanese government, is making a positive impact despite the pandemic-related educational challenges faced during 2021. According to World Vision, children supported by the project “are showing outstanding progress in reading skills, an encouraging sign for 2022.”[1] Before the pandemic, many children in…

On Juneteenth inaugural CityServe West Cook event to distribute $1.2 million in household items, furniture, other essentials to the community

CHICAGO — On Monday, CityServe launched CityServe West Cook—their first HUB in Illinois—at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Chicago, featuring a special service and community outreach to commemorate Juneteenth. As part of CityServe West Cook, church members blessed local families with $1.2 million worth of clothing, school supplies, recreational items, and other household necessities from…