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Kairos Prison Ministry Named ‘2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit’ by GreatNonprofits

DEBARY, FL — Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (“Kairos”), a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, announced today that it has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. Kairos Prison Ministry’s mission is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the… Continue reading Kairos Prison Ministry Named ‘2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit’ by GreatNonprofits

Kairos Prison Ministry to Hold First Kairos Inside Program at Pamlico Correctional Institute in Bayboro, North Carolina

Studies have shown program reduces inmate recidivism and improves the prison environmentDEBARY, FL – Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (“Kairos”), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announces the start of a Kairos Inside Program at Pamlico Correctional Institute located in Bayboro, North Carolina beginning Thursday, January 24th. The weekend event will be the first Kairos Inside Weekend at this… Continue reading Kairos Prison Ministry to Hold First Kairos Inside Program at Pamlico Correctional Institute in Bayboro, North Carolina

Restoring Wheelchairs and Hearts Through Prison Outreach

USA — Prison Outreach Helps Provide Wheelchairs — The Joni and Friends Wheels for the World program provides life-changing mobility and the hope of the Gospel to people living with disability worldwide. They collect used, manual wheelchairs across the United States that would otherwise end up in landfills. The wheelchair restoration process begins in federal,… Continue reading Restoring Wheelchairs and Hearts Through Prison Outreach

RestorativeJustice.org Redesign to Share, Strengthen and Spur Global Restorative Prison Practices

WASHINGTON — Prison Fellowship International (PFI), the world’s leading global network of Christian prison ministries, has launched a new restorative justice initiative and website to showcase and spearhead an open exchange of restorative justice practices in the prison context. This new platform is designed to engage and inspire practitioners, organizations, governments, prison officials, nonprofits and… Continue reading RestorativeJustice.org Redesign to Share, Strengthen and Spur Global Restorative Prison Practices

Baylor University Research Provides Evidence: Prison Fellowship International Program Transforms Prisoners, Prisons

WASHINGTON — A groundbreaking Baylor University study of a Prison Fellowship International (PFI) in-prison program provides evidence that the faith-based course transforms prisoners – and leads to culture change in prisons. “PFI is providing innovative prison programs that are quickly becoming one of the centerpieces of the emerging field of positive criminology,” said Dr. Byron… Continue reading Baylor University Research Provides Evidence: Prison Fellowship International Program Transforms Prisoners, Prisons

Prison Fellowship International, Faith Comes By Hearing Partner to Transform Lives of More than One Million Prisoners in 65 Countries by 2027

WASHINGTON / ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Prison Fellowship International (PFI) and Faith Comes by Hearing (FCBH) – two ministries working as global catalysts to help spread the Gospel – have formed a strategic partnership to launch 100,000 in-prison Audio Bible programs in 65 countries, to graduate one million inmates by 2027. “This partnership marks a truly… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International, Faith Comes By Hearing Partner to Transform Lives of More than One Million Prisoners in 65 Countries by 2027

CLI Prays for the Imprisoned Across America

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RALEIGH, NC — CLI Prison Alliance, a Raleigh-based prison ministry, is hosting its 8th annual Prayer at the Prison Gate, a national day of prayer for inmates all over the country. Groups of CLI volunteers will gather on the sidewalks outside of jails, prisons and other correctional facilities to lift up the spiritual needs of… Continue reading CLI Prays for the Imprisoned Across America

Good News Is Setting Prisoners Free

HENRICO, VA – Good News Jail & Prison Ministry is the largest independent provider of chaplains for jails and prisons worldwide, serving in 22 states and 25 countries. GNJPM will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2021. Good News JPM’s vision is “To reach every inmate in the world with the Good News of Jesus Christ… Continue reading Good News Is Setting Prisoners Free

Prison Fellowship Partners with ICPA to Honor Correctional Staff

WASHINGTON — Prison Fellowship®, the nation’s largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, is partnering with the International Corrections and Prison Association (ICPA) in honoring the work of prison and correctional staff during the Coronavirus pandemic. The ICPA’s global #WeApplaud Campaign and its partners will send messages of support to jurisdictions in… Continue reading Prison Fellowship Partners with ICPA to Honor Correctional Staff

Prison Fellowship International Announces the Global Capacity Initiative

WASHINGTON — Today, Prison Fellowship International (PFI)–the largest and most extensive association of Christian ministries working in the criminal justice field–announced the Global Capacity Initiative, a new program to provide capacity building support to underperforming Prison Fellowship ministries. The initiative, which will launch in early 2020, is built around research that demonstrates peer-to-peer organizational mentoring… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International Announces the Global Capacity Initiative

China Partner Celebrates 30 Years of Ministry

Erik Burklin with Chinese Christian leaders in Shandong

LITTLETON, CO – While China Partner celebrates 30 years of ministry, the country is, once again, undergoing dramatic changes. As they have in the past, Chinese Christians are learning to stand firm in their faith and be willing to trust the Lord in every circumstance. China Partner is there to help them. Erik Burklin is… Continue reading China Partner Celebrates 30 Years of Ministry

Transforming Lives in UK Prisons

LANCASTER – Across the UK around 92,400 men, women and teenagers are currently serving prison sentences. With many of them finding themselves at the lowest point in their lives, they need a new hope to help them turn their lives around. Day in, day out for the last 15 years, Message in Prisons teams have… Continue reading Transforming Lives in UK Prisons

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CityFest East Texas Reports Many Gospel Responses in Pre-Event Prisons Outreach

TYLER, TX – CityFest East Texas is a large, multicultural music festival scheduled for October 5-6, 2019, with Andrew Palau as the featured speaker. The festival will include performances by top Christian recording artists Blanca, Marisol Park, Ryan Stevenson, The Newsboys, Pat Barrett, and Lecrae. Additionally, award-winning country artist Josh Turner will perform during the… Continue reading CityFest East Texas Reports Many Gospel Responses in Pre-Event Prisons Outreach

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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, 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

Prison Evangelism’s Inspiring Graphic-style Book Outreach Given National Spotlight

Former Prison Evangelism “roughneck” David Howell interviewed by CBN reporter John Jessup about how Howell’s How to Be a Child of God guidebook is “transforming lives and closing prisons.”

CBN broadcast spurs support for David Howell’s mission to ‘transform lives and close prisons;’ produces tearful personal encounter. HOUSTON—A reformed businessman’s ambitious plan to bring revival to America’s prisons through a simple graphic-style book has been given a major boost with national exposure for his unusual outreach. The success of David Howell’s How to Be a Child… Continue reading Prison Evangelism’s Inspiring Graphic-style Book Outreach Given National Spotlight

Breaking the Cycle of Prison for Abandoned Sierra Leone Children

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Wikimedia Commons, TKnoxB FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Crossroads Prison Ministries International provides resources, training, and support for ministry leaders in over 20 countries across the globe, to help share God’s love to the imprisoned people in their respective countries. “In developing countries, deplorable prison conditions present added challenges. Severe overcrowding, limited food rations, poor sanitation,… Continue reading Breaking the Cycle of Prison for Abandoned Sierra Leone Children

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

New Horizons Ministries

CAÑON CITY, CO – New Horizons Ministries is a multi-faceted prison outreach in Caňon City, Colorado. And if there was ever a place where a full-blown prison ministry was needed, it is Caňon City. The Caňon City is the county seat of Fremont County, which is home to the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility, the Arrowhead… Continue reading New Horizons Ministries

Courage for Life

ATLANTA, GA – It may surprise you to learn that more than 230,000 women are incarcerated in prisons in America. That’s more women than the entire populations of Richmond, Virginia; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or Seattle, Washington. Courage for Life, a faith-based organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, specializes in ministries to imprisoned and at-risk women. Every… Continue reading Courage for Life

The Barnabas Fund: British Aid Agency to Persecuted Christians

COVENTRY, ENGLAND – On May 7, 2019, the military council in control of Sudan declared that Sharia would continue to be the rule of law throughout the country. By July, it had become clear that Christian women and children comprised the majority of those imprisoned under the strict Islamic law codes. The Barnabas Fund, based… Continue reading The Barnabas Fund: British Aid Agency to Persecuted Christians

More Than 2,200 Churches Unite to Host Love Cote d’Ivoire Festival with Andrew Palau in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

ABIDJAN, COTE D’IVOIRE, Feb. 22, 2019 — More than 50,000 people in West Africa gathered this past weekend (Feb. 15-17, 2019) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire for a 3-day evangelistic festival with evangelist Andrew Palau. Led by the Luis Palau Association, the week-long campaign was the culmination of more than three years of work in Cote d’Ivoire,… Continue reading More Than 2,200 Churches Unite to Host Love Cote d’Ivoire Festival with Andrew Palau in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Young Victims Remain Hidden in Pandemic’s Shadow

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide, issued this Special Report update on girls facing decreased opportunity and increased violence, the young victims who remain hidden… Continue reading Young Victims Remain Hidden in Pandemic’s Shadow

How a Smuggled Bible Changed Dhea’s Life

SOUTHEAST ASIA — Dhea in South East Asia didn’t want the Bible that a missionary gave her. She tried to destroy it. But something stopped her – and when she started reading it, she chose to follow Jesus. As a Christian and as a woman, she has faced extreme persecution – but remains hopeful and… Continue reading How a Smuggled Bible Changed Dhea’s Life

Good News in Pakistan: Andrew and Wendy Palau Join in Major Evangelistic Effort in Karachi, Pakistan

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KARACHI, PAKISTAN — For the first time ever, evangelist Andrew Palau and his wife, Wendy, partnered with local believers in Karachi, Pakistan to lift up the name of Jesus Christ through the Love Karachi Prayer Festival (January 31-February 6, 2022). This region-wide, evangelistic campaign focused on the third largest city in the world (population: 22… Continue reading Good News in Pakistan: Andrew and Wendy Palau Join in Major Evangelistic Effort in Karachi, Pakistan

George Liele, a Once-Unsung Hero of Missions, Celebrated in February

When you think of some of the most influential Protestant missionaries, what names come to mind? Perhaps William Carey, Adoniram Judson, Hudson Taylor, C.T. Studd or Jim Elliott. You may not have heard of George Liele, the once-enslaved man who began serving as a missionary (first in his own country and then abroad) before any… Continue reading George Liele, a Once-Unsung Hero of Missions, Celebrated in February

Eastern European Mission Delivers 1.5 Million Bibles and Bible-based Materials to Eastern Europe During 2021

HURST, TX — Eastern European Mission (EEM), a group that has steadfastly worked to supply Bibles to Eastern European countries for the last 60 years, broke its 2020 record with the distribution of 1,529,668 Bibles and Bible-based materials into 32 nations and 23 languages – free of charge – in 2021. Even in the difficult… Continue reading Eastern European Mission Delivers 1.5 Million Bibles and Bible-based Materials to Eastern Europe During 2021

Finding Jesus After Fleeing North Korea

NORTH KOREA — Timothy* grew up as an orphan in North Korea at the time of the 1990s famine. As a teenager, he decided to cross the Tumen River into China in a bid for survival. This is how coming across a safe house, run by Open Doors partners in China, set him on the… Continue reading Finding Jesus After Fleeing North Korea

Sabina Movie Set to Inspire the Power of Forgiveness

ROMANIA — Great character is sometimes forged amid great turmoil. Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years is the story of how God’s love transformed an ambitious, atheistic hedonist into one of the greatest Christian women of the 20th century. GNA reporter Peter Wooding spoke to Voice of the Martyr’s Todd Nettleton to find out… Continue reading Sabina Movie Set to Inspire the Power of Forgiveness

Send Me Where No One Wants to Go

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BRADENTON, FL – The Lord answered that fervent title prayer from Carole Ward in 2001. As soon as she knew that He wanted her to go to Northern Uganda and South Sudan, she began to feel the pushback and resistance from well-intentioned church leaders and government officials. Entirely operated by indigenous leaders of Uganda and… Continue reading Send Me Where No One Wants to Go

Mercy Ships Gives Hope and Healing to Gamai

GUINEA, WEST AFRICA — Gamai received horrible burns as a child. Her mother, Confort, felt a deep shame for allowing this to happen to her child. Follow Confort and Gamai’s journey toward healing and see how a single surgery carried out by Mercy Ships while docked in Guinea in West Africa can impact an individual,… Continue reading Mercy Ships Gives Hope and Healing to Gamai

Andrew and Wendy Palau Share the Gospel with More Than 150,000 People Through Massive Regionwide Festival in Malawi

Photo by Luis Palau Association, Sharing Hope in Malawi

BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Love Malawi Festival (September 19 through October 3) proved to be yet another powerful example of God’s grace and favor over Andrew and Wendy Palau’s ongoing evangelistic work. Uniting more than 2,250 local churches for two weeks of evangelistic ministry, this campaign helped saturate four cities in the east African nation of… Continue reading Andrew and Wendy Palau Share the Gospel with More Than 150,000 People Through Massive Regionwide Festival in Malawi

Love Malawi Festival Reaps Major Gospel Harvest

BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Love Malawi Festival proved to be a powerful example of God’s grace and favor over Andrew and Wendy Palau’s ongoing evangelistic work. Uniting more than 2,250 local churches for two weeks of evangelistic ministry, this campaign helped saturate 4 cities with the clear Good News and led more than 37,922 people to… Continue reading Love Malawi Festival Reaps Major Gospel Harvest

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,… Continue reading 7 Hills Church Announces Groundbreaking Initiatives on Vision Sunday

Evangelist Andrew Palau Shares the Gospel with Thousands in Hermiston, Oregon

HERMISTON, OR – Over sixty churches, in partnership with the Luis Palau Association, came together to share the Gospel on August 28 through Greater Hermiston CityFest with Andrew Palau. This massive outreach, which included multiple gatherings throughout the region, reached more than 6,200 people with a powerful message of hope in Jesus and resulted in… Continue reading Evangelist Andrew Palau Shares the Gospel with Thousands in Hermiston, Oregon

In Step with Cadence International

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ENGLEWOOD, CO – Cadence International began in the prayer of a young U.S. soldier during World War II. Along with several other servicemen serving in the Philippines, Jesse Miller was a frequent visitor at the home of American missionaries Cyril and Anna Brooks, where he grew in grace and faith. The impact of his experiences… Continue reading In Step with Cadence International

Evangelist Andrew Palau Joins 50 Churches for Greater Hermiston CityFest on August 28

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HERMISTON, OR – Thousands are expected to gather for the Luis Palau Association’s upcoming Greater Hermiston CityFest, Oregon on Saturday, August 28. The free, family-fun festival is focused on serving Umatilla and Morrow Counties and sharing a clear message of hope with the entire region. For months, individuals and organizations in Umatilla and Morrow Counties… Continue reading Evangelist Andrew Palau Joins 50 Churches for Greater Hermiston CityFest on August 28

Promise Keepers Builds Momentum, Reaches Men from 25 Nations and Across the Country Through Conference at AT&T Stadium

DALLAS — July 16 and 17 saw the dawn of a new era as Promise Keepers (PK), the men’s ministry founded in 1990 by Coach Bill McCartney and known for its massive stadium events, held its 2021 Conference for Men at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. The two-day event featured everything that men… Continue reading Promise Keepers Builds Momentum, Reaches Men from 25 Nations and Across the Country Through Conference at AT&T Stadium

Persecuted Iranian Christian Opens Refugee Center in Turkey

TURKEY — Kouroush* is an Iranian Christian now living in Turkey, after he fled to escape persecution, leaving everything behind. We hear how, with Open Doors’ support, he is now opening a Center of Hope to help care for fellow refugees. Kouroush*, name changed for security purposes: “I didn’t murder anyone. I didn’t steal anything.… Continue reading Persecuted Iranian Christian Opens Refugee Center in Turkey

Young Leaders Track of International Religious Freedom Summit 2021 to Train Teenagers and Young Adults to Advocate for Survivors of Religious Persecution

WASHINGTON — As part of International Religious Freedom Summit 2021, young leaders ages 15 to 35 are invited to participate in the Young Leaders Track, chaired by Nguyen Dinh Thang, president and CEO of Boat People SOS (BPSOS). The Young Leaders Track will take place Tuesday, July 13 through Thursday, July 15 virtually and at… Continue reading Young Leaders Track of International Religious Freedom Summit 2021 to Train Teenagers and Young Adults to Advocate for Survivors of Religious Persecution

Iranian Christians News Agency – Mohabat News

Record numbers of Iranian citizens have been coming to faith in Jesus Christ. Wherever and whenever people become discontent, they search for something better. Ultimately, the issue is whether they can actually find that something that is better. The Iranian people are looking for some good news. The Iranian Christians News Agency is offering them… Continue reading Iranian Christians News Agency – Mohabat News

City on a Hill: A Place of Transformation

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MILWAUKEE, WI – City on a Hill is a faith-based organization located near the center of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which is, according to an article in Time Magazine published on September 17, 2015, the 5th poorest city in the United States. City on a Hill’s mission is to break the cycle of generational poverty and bring… Continue reading City on a Hill: A Place of Transformation

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

A Conversation Concerning Cuba

MIAMI, FL – Just mentioning the word “Cuba” arouses a myriad of images in the minds of Americans. Those images may depend on the listener’s age, heritage, or location. Castro – Guantanamo – Havana – Missile crisis – Cigars – Miami. Any or all of those many come to mind unless you are one of… Continue reading A Conversation Concerning Cuba

As Evangelist Luis Palau Faces His Final Days, His Son Andrew Carries on with the Work with Festival in Florida

MELBOURNE, FL — Just days after the news broke that world-renowned evangelist Luis Palau is in his final days of his battle with lung cancer, his son Andrew Palau carries on with the work as he prepares for an evangelistic festival this weekend in Brevard County, Florida. The evangelistic campaign—known as Space Coast CityFest—has been… Continue reading As Evangelist Luis Palau Faces His Final Days, His Son Andrew Carries on with the Work with Festival in Florida

Modern Day Slavery Accelerates Under Cover of COVID-19

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by KP Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, issued this Special Report update on the state of Modern Day Slavery amid the COVID 19 pandemic. In my original report, 21st Century… Continue reading Modern Day Slavery Accelerates Under Cover of COVID-19

In Memoriam: John Baker, Founder of Celebrate Recovery

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LAKE FOREST, CA – Imagine what life is like being a follower of Christ, even called to ministry, but trapped by an addiction that will not let you out of its grasp. It may not be all that difficult to imagine. Tens of thousands of born-again believers already know first-hand. Some may read this article.… Continue reading In Memoriam: John Baker, Founder of Celebrate Recovery

Discover 222 Ministries International

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GLENDALE, CA – No, this is not a list of 222 international ministries. It is an introduction to the faith-based 222 Ministries International founded in 1991 to take the Gospel to one of the most difficult places on earth: Iran. 222 Ministries’ Beginnings Lazarus Yeghnazar and his wife, Maggie, left their home country not long… Continue reading Discover 222 Ministries International

North Korea: Balloons with Bibles Banned

NORTH KOREA — Earlier this month the South Korean goverment passed a law that makes it illegal to send anything considered anti-North Korean into the so called “Hermit Kingdom”. This new law will have a direct impact on The Voice of the Martyrs Korea’s ministry of using balloons to get Bibles into North Korea. Since… Continue reading North Korea: Balloons with Bibles Banned

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