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Ananias House Offers Peace of God to People in the Middle East

HOUSTON, TX – Ananias House is a ministry dedicated to serving the Lord and sharing the Gospel in the Middle East and in North Africa. They equip communities with the training and resources to enable the church to be the place for restoration, healing, and hope. Although it is not a vision or mission statement… Continue reading Ananias House Offers Peace of God to People in the Middle East

Rock House Center Helps Clients Find Peace from Emotional Distress and Freedom from Self-Destructive Behavior

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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… Continue reading Rock House Center Helps Clients Find Peace from Emotional Distress and Freedom from Self-Destructive Behavior

WCC Makes Urgent Call for ‘Lasting Peace Founded on Justice and Human Rights’ for People of Nagorno-Karabakh

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GENEVE — The WCC executive committee issued a statement calling for calm and wisdom following six weeks of intense fighting for Nagorno-Karabakh/Artsakh, suspended by an agreement announced between the leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia. Welcoming an end to the bloodshed and destruction, the executive committee appealed for “a lasting peace founded on justice and… Continue reading WCC Makes Urgent Call for ‘Lasting Peace Founded on Justice and Human Rights’ for People of Nagorno-Karabakh

Reflections on Peace in Advance of its International Day, Sept. 21

NEW YORK – The International Day of Peace was initiated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1981. Twenty years later, the General Assembly agreed unanimously to “invite all nations and people” to cease violence and hostilities during the 24 hours of the International Day of Peace. The theme for this year’s observance is “Shaping… Continue reading Reflections on Peace in Advance of its International Day, Sept. 21

End of Life Counseling Expert Helps Seniors Experience Peace in the Pandemic

HOLLAND, MI — As a minister of congregational care, Dr. Paul W. Swets counseled hundreds of individuals and families when a loved one was near death. In normal times, people find ways to shield themselves from thinking about the inevitable. Today, the global pandemic forces us to deal with our mortality. In a podcast from… Continue reading End of Life Counseling Expert Helps Seniors Experience Peace in the Pandemic

Major Beirut Explosion Followed by Calls For Prayers for Peace and Healing

BEIRUT — A massive explosion in the Lebanese capital Beirut early Tuesday evening (August 4) has left thousands wounded and caused extensive damage according to early reports. “Everyone is in shock and devastated by what has happened. Our staff is all accounted for, but the SAT-7 studios have suffered minor damage. Please pray for calm… Continue reading Major Beirut Explosion Followed by Calls For Prayers for Peace and Healing

David Jeremiah Releases ‘Shelter in God’ to Offer Peace During Pandemic

EL CAJON, CA — On June 2, Dr. David Jeremiah will be releasing his latest book, Shelter in God: Your Refuge in Times of Trouble, to offer hope and inspiration as the world searches for answers and peace during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this deeply personal book, Dr. Jeremiah shares that God is always walking… Continue reading David Jeremiah Releases ‘Shelter in God’ to Offer Peace During Pandemic

Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem – The Jerusalem Prayer Team

JERUSALEM – Psalm 122:6 is a prayer request with a promise. “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.” (KJV) This prayer exemplifies the heart of the work of the Jerusalem Prayer Team. Founder, Dr. Mike Evans, has an incomparable love and devotion for the land of Israel and the Jewish… Continue reading Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem – The Jerusalem Prayer Team

Pastors in Taiwan Preach Peace, Patience in Midst of Social Tensions from Coronavirus Epidemic

TAIWAN – Since the novel coronavirus outbreak, Taiwan is rationing surgical masks causing long to become a common occurrence. Recently, rumors of shortages have also led shoppers to stockpile toilet paper and other necessities. In some industries, workers are being put on unpaid leave. With rising social tensions in this part of the world, a… Continue reading Pastors in Taiwan Preach Peace, Patience in Midst of Social Tensions from Coronavirus Epidemic

Amidst Fear of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Christians Unite in Prayer, Spreading Love and Peace

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… Continue reading Amidst Fear of the Coronavirus Pandemic, Christians Unite in Prayer, Spreading Love and Peace

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Trumps Move for Peace Amid Protests in Iran Opens Doors for More Churches to be Planted

WASHINGTON — This week a group of Christian leaders working in the Middle East have gathered together to express their thanks and offered their prayers following the announcement by President Trump last week which has led to the de-escalation of the conflict with Iran for one simple reason: No war means more Churches can continue… Continue reading Trumps Move for Peace Amid Protests in Iran Opens Doors for More Churches to be Planted

South Sudan Council of Churches: Peace ‘Is a Question of the Heart’

SUDAN — A message released 9 November from  the South Sudan Council of Churches reflected that the will for peace is not measured only by deadlines and technical arrangements. “Whether the government is formed on 12th November 2019 or a further extension is agreed, it is a question of the heart and of the political… Continue reading South Sudan Council of Churches: Peace ‘Is a Question of the Heart’

NCCK to Celebrate 2020 as ‘Jubilee Year’ for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

SEOUL— The National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) held its 68th General Assembly at Jeongdong First Methodist Church in Seoul on 18 November. The assembly decided to proclaim 2020 as a “jubilee year” marking 70 years since the Korean War, and the NCCK also vowed to continue its efforts for a permanent and solid… Continue reading NCCK to Celebrate 2020 as ‘Jubilee Year’ for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

WCC Expresses Concern About Colombia’s Peace Process in Light of Recent Killings of Micoahumado Community Leaders

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GENEVE — “We express our deepest concern with regard to the search for peace in Colombia, and we call upon the Colombian government and all armed actors to refrain from targeting social leaders and communities in conflict zones,” said Rev. Frank Chikane, moderator of the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Commission of the Churches on… Continue reading WCC Expresses Concern About Colombia’s Peace Process in Light of Recent Killings of Micoahumado Community Leaders

Christian Physician Receives 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO – Dr. Denis Mukwege, a Christian doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was named a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize earlier this week. Dr. Mukwege is a world-renowned gynecologist who specializes in treating the survivors of sexual violence within war-torn regions like his own beloved DRC. Mukwege is the son… Continue reading Christian Physician Receives 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Eye on Israel: Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

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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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Simple Story of Village Reconciliation Offers ‘Pathway to Peace’ for Divided World

GFA (Gospel for Asia) shares example of reconciliation to mark International Day of Peace and inspire more peacemakers to prayer and action WILLS POINT, Texas—As political and religious divisions widen and deepen around the world, GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) hopes that a simple story of reconciliation and forgiveness will inspire more people to pray and… Continue reading Simple Story of Village Reconciliation Offers ‘Pathway to Peace’ for Divided World

Peace in Eritrea and Ethiopia May Open Doors to Share the Gospel

ADDIS ABABA – The North African nations of Eritrea and Ethiopia have formally agreed to end the longest-running war on the continent. Christians in Ethiopia are praying that the agreement will present new opportunities to spread the Gospel. “With this new peace agreement, borders will be reopened and trade reinstated between the two countries. The… Continue reading Peace in Eritrea and Ethiopia May Open Doors to Share the Gospel

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Islands of Peace “Water from the Air” Could Revolutionize Global Access to Clean Water

NEW YORK – With World Water Day approaching (March 22), Islands of Peace announced this morning that it has formed alliances with EcoloBlue and Infinity Concepts that will help to advance the organization’s Water from the Air Project. History has proven that tension, turmoil, conflict, and even war can arise out of a lack of… Continue reading Islands of Peace “Water from the Air” Could Revolutionize Global Access to Clean Water

Colombia Holds Peace Talks with the No.2 rebels

Photo by Foj333 In February of this year, Colombia begun peace talks with the number 2 worst rebel group in Colombia. Their name is The National Liberation Army (ELN). Fox News reports, “Colombia’s government and the nation’s second-largest rebel group formally started peace talks Tuesday in neighboring Ecuador, seeking to follow up on the peace… Continue reading Colombia Holds Peace Talks with the No.2 rebels

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Myanmar Government Holds Peace Talks with Ethnic Groups

    Photo by Steve Evans In May, the Myanmar government held a peace talk with ethnic minority groups in the country. They hoped to find common ground between the military and the minority groups that were trying to defend themselves. Per Fox News, “Representatives from Myanmar’s ethic rebel groups and the government gathered in… Continue reading Myanmar Government Holds Peace Talks with Ethnic Groups

Colombia and FARC Make Peace Deal

Photo by Foj333 For years, there was a civil war between the Colombian military and the FARC, a rebel guerilla group. It finally ended in December, when the government and FARC agreed on a peace deal between the two groups. CNN reports, “Colombia’s Congress has approved a historic peace agreement that will lead to the… Continue reading Colombia and FARC Make Peace Deal

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Violence in Colombia Despite Peace Deal with FARC

In November of 2016, The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) signed a peace deal with the government of Colombia. Per BBC, “The government and the Farc (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) signed a peace agreement in November, to put an end to more than 50 years of conflict.” Despite this Peace Deal, violence continued,… Continue reading Violence in Colombia Despite Peace Deal with FARC

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Paris Peace Conference

Photo by הסוכנות היהודית Pikiwiki Israel In January, right before President Trump was sworn into office, a group of international leaders met to discuss the Two-State Solution, or the giving the West Bank in Israel to the Palestinians. Per Al Jazeera, “The [UN] resolution condemns all Israeli settlement activity as illegal and calls upon member… Continue reading Paris Peace Conference

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Colombia peace deal with rebels rejected

In a national vote, Colombians rejected a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army, also known as FARC, which was intended to end 52 years of guerrilla warfare. The referendum’s failure to pass follows four years of negotiations between President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC, which Cuba hosted and facilitated. Colombians rejected… Continue reading Colombia peace deal with rebels rejected

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FARC in Colombia Guerilla demands amnesty in peace deal

Ivan Marquez of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People’s Army, also known as FARC, said in September that unless the government offers amnesty to his guerillas, there will be no peace. The guerrillas have battled the Colombian government for 52 years, this the longest lasting civil war in the Americas. FARC is a Marxist-Leninist movement… Continue reading FARC in Colombia Guerilla demands amnesty in peace deal

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The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Celebrates a Milestone, Serving More Than 2 Million People in 2021

JERUSALEM — In 2021, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) helped more than 2 million people by supplying basic essentials and financial assistance to 1 million people, providing security to more than 800,000 people encountering threats of terrorism and anti-Semitism, and helping more than 5,000 Jews return home to Israel. Throughout this… Continue reading The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Celebrates a Milestone, Serving More Than 2 Million People in 2021

Promise Keepers Announces New “Ending the Cycle of Father Wounds” E-course to Restore and Heal Men of All Ages While Strengthening Father-Child Bonds

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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — In the United States, 24 million children live in homes without fathers, including 78% of African American children and 46% of Anglo-American children. This epidemic of fatherlessness, and the resulting “Father Wounds” are addressed in a revolutionary way by Promise Keepers with a new e-course entitled “Ending the Cycle of Father… Continue reading Promise Keepers Announces New “Ending the Cycle of Father Wounds” E-course to Restore and Heal Men of All Ages While Strengthening Father-Child Bonds

Franklin Graham Holds Closing Night of Route 66 God Loves You Tour in Southern California

USA — At a time when many people are experiencing fear, uncertainty, and hopelessness, the God Loves You Tour has traveled 2,000 miles along America’s Route 66 and Franklin Graham has shared a Gospel message in eight cities along the historic highway. More than 55,000 people attended the free evenings of music and hope that… Continue reading Franklin Graham Holds Closing Night of Route 66 God Loves You Tour in Southern California

Coptic Solidarity Commemorates the Deaths of 27 Copts at the 10th Anniversary of the Maspero Massacre

WASHINGTON — Ten years ago, on October 9, 2011, the Egyptian Army murdered 27 Copts and injured 327 others for peacefully protesting the destruction of a church, in what became known as the Maspero Massacre. Coptic Solidarity’s virtual Zoom program will honor the rally participants, heroes, and martyrs from that day. Register today to join… Continue reading Coptic Solidarity Commemorates the Deaths of 27 Copts at the 10th Anniversary of the Maspero Massacre

Families Share Stories of Hope at Site of Beirut Blast

BEIRUT, LEBANON – Families from across Lebanon who lost loved ones in the Beirut explosion that claimed more than 200 lives in August 2020 shared stories on how the blast changed their lives forever, during a SAT-7 special program called You Are Not Alone, a year on from the disaster. The Christian television station filmed… Continue reading Families Share Stories of Hope at Site of Beirut Blast

U.S. Olympic Softballers’ Church on the Dirt

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TOKYO – By the time you read this, you may already know that the US Olympic Softball Team has won the silver medal in the 2021 Olympic Games. What you may not know is that the U.S. women’s team features several young Christian women who are strong, outspoken followers of Christ. Living in a way… Continue reading U.S. Olympic Softballers’ Church on the Dirt

Ahead of International Religious Freedom Summit 2021, Diverse Coalition of Over 70 Religious and Civil-society Groups Issue ‘A Charter of Religious Freedom’

WASHINGTON — Ahead of the International Religious Freedom Summit 2021 (IRF Summit), co-chairs Samuel Brownback and Katrina Lantos Swett, along with the Summit’s over 70 partner organizations around the world, have issued A Charter of Religious Freedom, calling for the protection of the universal human rights of religion, thought and conscience: A CHARTER OF RELIGIOUS… Continue reading Ahead of International Religious Freedom Summit 2021, Diverse Coalition of Over 70 Religious and Civil-society Groups Issue ‘A Charter of Religious Freedom’

How Will Graham Preached in a Pandemic

TIPTON, GEORGIA — The worldwide fear surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic only gave Will Graham more passion to share the hope of Christ. Go behind the scenes at a recent evangelistic event in Tifton, Georgia—which ministered to those in attendance and thousands more watching online. Franklin Graham: My oldest son is Will. God has given Will… Continue reading How Will Graham Preached in a Pandemic

ICEJ: Our Ambassadors to Israel

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL – It may come as a surprise to many Christians that we have an embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. Not the U.S. Embassy that was relocated to the capital of Israel in 2018. It’s the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem, and it has been open for 40 years. The embassy was opened in… Continue reading ICEJ: Our Ambassadors to Israel

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

Christian Slum School is a Lifeline for Kenyan Children

KENYA — COVID-19 is a global pandemic and has caused worldwide upheavals. But for a small Christian preschool in the slum of Nakuru town in Kenya, a Government shut down of schools countrywide has not prevented the small staff of 8 Christians from continuing to care for these precious little children. GNA Kenya reporter Tony… Continue reading Christian Slum School is a Lifeline for Kenyan Children

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

Heartbroken Woman Finds Jesus After Boulder Tragedy

BOULDER, CO — The shooting that killed 10 people in a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, left locals shaken and asking questions, including a young woman named Daismarie. She met Billy Graham chaplains who told her about the love of Jesus Christ and offered prayer. Find out how that conversation forever changed her life. Will… Continue reading Heartbroken Woman Finds Jesus After Boulder Tragedy

Malaria Makes Comeback Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, issued this Special Report update on Malaria making a comeback amid the worldwide impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic. It’s a back-and-forth battle growing… Continue reading Malaria Makes Comeback Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Caring for Alabama Locals in Aftermath of Tornado

TUSCALOOSA, AL — Billy Graham chaplains are caring for Tuscaloosa and Dallas County locals in Alabama, United States in the aftermath of a series of tornadoes ripped through the area earlier this month. “I feel better knowing that somebody is actually praying for me,” one resident said. This past weekend, the Billy Graham Rapid Response… Continue reading Caring for Alabama Locals in Aftermath of Tornado

Somebody Cares Continues Winter Storm Recovery; Families Across Texas Receiving Help

HOUSTON — Countless people across Texas are still suffering from the effects of the deep freeze that hit seven weeks ago: damaged roofs; burst water pipes; burned down homes; and more. Already struggling with COVID shut-down recovery, many families cannot repair the damage from the winter storm. State Farm reported burst pipe claims rose from… Continue reading Somebody Cares Continues Winter Storm Recovery; Families Across Texas Receiving Help

GFA World Calls for Prayer Amid Military Coup and Myanmar Massacres

MYANMAR MASSACRE, GFA WORLD CALLS FOR PRAYER: Texas-based GFA World -- one of the largest humanitarian agencies in Asia -- is calling on Christians to pray for Myanmar's suffering people in the throes of the South Asia nation's bloody military coup. Photo: AP News

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, one of Asia’s largest humanitarian agencies is calling on Christians to pray for Myanmar ‘s suffering people in the throes of the South Asia nation’s bloody military coup.… Continue reading GFA World Calls for Prayer Amid Military Coup and Myanmar Massacres

Healing for Nigerian Widow Hajaratu

CHIBOB, NIGERIA — In the Middle Belt of Nigeria, militant Fulani herdsmen kill and displace Christians and take over their farmland. Hajaratu, a widow from Chibob, Nigeria, has suffered immeasurable grief after fleeing from one of these raids. Find out how Open Doors is helping more women like Hajaratu to heal. Hajaratu: “I woke up… Continue reading Healing for Nigerian Widow Hajaratu

All Hualien Churches Join Hands to Pray for the Accident of Taroko Express

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — The derailment of the Taroko Express caused 50 deaths, setting the highest number of casualties in the half-century since the establishment of Taiwan Railways Administration. All government agencies fly their flags at half-mast for three days of mourning starting April 3rd. President Tsai Ing-wen rushed to visit the injured and the families… Continue reading All Hualien Churches Join Hands to Pray for the Accident of Taroko Express

On Easter Sunday Taiwan Churches Pray In Unity Over Train Tragedy

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — On the morning of April 2nd, the No. 408 Taroko Express collided with a construction vehicle that slid onto the tracks as it was entering a tunnel in Hualien County. The train carried 496 passengers. 50 people were confirmed dead, including 4 TRA staff members. The whole country mourns for this incident.… Continue reading On Easter Sunday Taiwan Churches Pray In Unity Over Train Tragedy

SAT-7 Wins NRB Award for ‘Innovative Outreach’ in Middle East, North Africa

SAT-7 WINS NRB AWARD FOR 'GOSPEL EFFECTIVENESS' IN MIDDLE EAST: SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) -- a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcaster that reaches 25 million people in the Middle East and North Africa -- has won a major award from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world's largest association of Christian communicators. It comes as SAT-7 ramps up its satellite programs and online services in the troubled region, where it's experiencing record numbers of viewer responses.

EASTON, MD — SAT-7, a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcaster that reaches 25 million people in the Middle East and North Africa — has won a major award from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s largest association of Christian communicators. SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) received the NRB’s International Media Award for 2021 — one of the coveted annual Media… Continue reading SAT-7 Wins NRB Award for ‘Innovative Outreach’ in Middle East, North Africa

Nick Hall to Host Second Annual Good Friday Worldwide Broadcast with Francis Chan, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Kari Jobe and More

MINNEAPOLIS — Nick Hall, founder of Pulse, the millennial-led evangelism movement, will host “Good Friday,” the largest global broadcast of 2021, April 2 at 7 p.m. worldwide with Francis Chan, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Kari Jobe, and more. “Good Friday” is the second annual installment of its kind from Pulse. In 2020, the simulcast reached 115… Continue reading Nick Hall to Host Second Annual Good Friday Worldwide Broadcast with Francis Chan, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Kari Jobe and More