Christian leaders releases statements on the passing of evangelist Luis Palau - Samuel Rodriguez, Skip Heitzig, John Jackson, James Dobson

PORTLAND, OR — In its ongoing effort to reach the younger generation in the United States, the Oregon-based Luis Palau Association announced a new partnership with Groundwire, an evangelistic organization based in Colorado. Building on each organizations core strengths, this partnership is committed to engaging millions of people annually through thought-provoking videos on social media,…

Guatemala Follows United States

On Christmas Eve, Guatemala’s president announced they will follow the United States in declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel and moving their embassy to Jerusalem. There is some speculation that Guatemala will be the first country to move their embassy. Guatemala refuted these speculations, saying they will follow the lead of the United States. Per…

Hundreds of churches throughout London are preparing to work with Franklin Graham to bring the God Loves You Tour back to London next summer.

LONDON — Hundreds of churches throughout London are preparing to work with Revd Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to bring the God Loves You Tour back to London next summer. The family-friendly event, featuring live music and a message of hope, will be free and everyone is welcome. ‘London is an extremely…

Chick-fil-A donates record-breaking funding to 51 nonprofits through 2024 true inspiration awards program.

ATLANTA — Chick-fil-A, Inc. announced today the 51 nonprofit grant recipients of the 2024 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards® program. Established in 2015, this year marks the 10th anniversary of the program, which seeks to honor and support organizations that make a positive impact in their local communities. This year, Chick-fil-A celebrated the anniversary by awarding…

World Vision has been at the forefront of extensive humanitarian response efforts worldwide, supporting communities in crisis.

SEATTLE — From the Maui wildfires to devastating earthquakes in Syria and Turkey, along with cyclones in Mozambique and Myanmar, Christian humanitarian organization World Vision has been at the forefront of extensive humanitarian response efforts worldwide, supporting communities in crisis. In 2023, World Vision responded to 78 disasters and humanitarian crises in 59 countries around…

First-ever religious violence database launches, tracking reports of violent persecution by date, country, religion, and perpetrator.

SANTA ANA, CA — For the first time ever, incidents of violent religious persecution are searchable through a new database that records violent attacks on Christians and people of faith around the world. Unveiled by Global Christian Relief, America’s leading watchdog of Christian persecution, the Global Christian Relief Violent Incidents Database (VID) is the first…

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 Salvation Army, the nation's largest private provider of social services, is asking the public for support this Giving Tuesday.

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Salvation Army, the nation’s largest private provider of social services, is asking the public for support this Giving Tuesday and throughout December. The organization, which has a presence in nearly every ZIP code in the country, relies on donations from the public to support life-changing programs for nearly 24 million people…

Global storytelling organization I Am Second, pastor Gilberto Corredera shares about his surprising transformation.

PLANO, TX — In the new White Chair Film released by global storytelling organization I Am Second, Cuban-born immigrant and Dallas-area megachurch pastor Gilberto Corredera shares about his surprising transformation, the difficult transition of moving his family to America and how his dreams ultimately came true. Growing up during the hardships of Cuban communism, a…

In the fight against terror, CityServe International is making clear that help is on the way for the people of Israel.

BAKERSFIELD, CA — In the fight against terror, CityServe International is making clear that help is on the way for the people of Israel. That’s the message from CityServe International, the global church-based humanitarian network headquartered in Bakersfield, California. CityServe International and its CityServe Israel affiliate announced the kickoff Monday of “Operation: Save Israel,” a…

Nonprofit Israel Friends Charters Its First Plane to Provide Crucial Support for Israel in Response to Ongoing Atrocities.

LOS ANGELES — In response to the escalating crisis in Israel, Israel Friends, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization, is mobilizing a significant humanitarian endeavor to address the atrocities unfolding in the region. In a swift response to the current crisis, Israel Friends has successfully secured donations to charter a plane from the United States to Israel….

The Luis Palau Association, Gloo, and He Gets Us Launch a Free, First-of-its-Kind Evangelism Master Class to Christ Followers Across the U.S.

PORTLAND, OR — With spiritual openness on the rise in the U.S., Kevin Palau and missiologist Ed Stetzer saw a strategic opportunity to galvanize the Church. Over the past few years, more than 40,000 churches in the U.S. have joined an online platform that routes spiritually curious people to volunteers in local churches—and provides resources…

A remarkable evening unfolded on September 21 as The Salvation Army proudly hosted the prestigious 2023 Finding A Way Gala.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — A remarkable evening unfolded on September 21 as The Salvation Army Southern California proudly hosted the prestigious 2023 Finding A Way Gala. Sponsored by Payden & Rygel, the event drew an array of renowned celebrities, including the likes of retired NBA star Olden Polynice, Annalynne McCord, Erica Ash, and Tisha Campbell,…

All Hands and Hearts (AHAH) remains steadfast in its commitment to the recovery of Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Ian.

FORT MYERS, FL — All Hands and Hearts (AHAH) remains steadfast in its commitment to the recovery of Florida communities impacted by Hurricane Ian, which struck one year ago today. Our dedicated team continues to provide essential assistance and support to the resilient residents who have faced the profound challenges left in the wake of…

The Salvation Army Southern California is set to host its Finding A Way Home Gala to raise funds towards homelessness.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Salvation Army Southern California is set to host its highly anticipated Finding A Way Home Gala at the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel on Sept. 21. Sponsored by Payden & Rygel, the extraordinary event will honor Sarah Michelle Gellar with the Judge Harry Pregerson award while showcasing an ensemble…

CityServe International announced the launch of disaster-relief effort to aid victims of the wildfires now sweeping across western Maui.

BAKERSFIELD, CA — On Thursday, CityServe International announced the launch of a major disaster-relief effort to aid victims of the deadly wildfires now sweeping across western Maui in Hawaii. Fanned by high winds from Hurricane Dora, the fires have already claimed nearly 100 lives. Officials have declared a state of emergency and thousands have been…

BGEA is pleased to announce that the God Loves You Tour have been scheduled for 26 August 2023 at London and 22 June 2024 at Glasgow.

UNITED KINGDOM — Following the successful God Loves You Tour events in Liverpool, South Wales, Sheffield, and London last year, when thousands of people heard a message of hope and God’s love from the Bible, Rev Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) have remained committed to sharing the Good News of Jesus…

Russia has been targeting and waging a brutal campaign against Christians in Ukraine since the beginning of the invasion

SANTA ANA, CA — Russia has been waging a brutal campaign against Christians in Ukraine since the beginning of the invasion, cautions Global Christian Relief, America’s leading watchdog of Christian persecution. Russian soldiers have destroyed, damaged or looted nearly 500 religious buildings and houses of worship in Ukraine, and killed, imprisoned or tortured at least…

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…

Chef Pasquale Presa came to Samaritan Lodge Alaska to cook for Operation Heal Our Patriots veterans and their spouses.

ALASKA — Chef Pasquale Presa came to Samaritan Lodge Alaska to cook for Operation Heal Our Patriots veterans and their spouses. He also shared some secrets with their cooks about preparing great Italian dishes for our heroes. Pasquale Presa – Pasquale’s neighborhood Pizzeria: I have a special bond to the United States. We came to…

Lebanon "needs a miracle" as the nation faces a deepening economic crisis, says a Christian media ministry based in the region.

EASTON, MD — Lebanon “needs a miracle” as the nation faces a deepening economic crisis, says a Christian media ministry based in the region. The Middle East nation between Israel and Syria has experienced surging unemployment, triple-digit inflation, a collapsing currency, rolling blackouts, and fuel shortages. “The Lebanese people are really hurting,” said Rita El-Mounayer,…

Nonprofits need to "reimagine" the way they raise funds if they're to ride out storms and thrive in the future, DickersonBakker says.

RALEIGH, NC — America’s nonprofit organizations need to “reimagine” the way they raise funds if they’re to ride out coming storms and thrive in the future, national fundraising firm DickersonBakker says. “We believe there is a ‘perfect storm’ coming that is going to have a massive impact on nonprofits in the future,” said Derric Bakker,…

‘Relief for Haiti’ march announced by Gregory Toussaint, CEO of Shekinah.fm, after petition receives 110,000 signatures in a week

MIAMI — Gregory Toussaint, CEO of Shekinah.fm and senior pastor of Tabernacle of Glory, announced Shekinah.fm’s ‘Relief for Haiti’ to be held on Sunday, July 9. This event will bring together thousands in the U.S.—including all 50 states—plus participants in Haiti, Canada and France, to bring awareness to the mounting insecurity in Haiti. The United…

The power of partnership is being realized as MEDIAlliance International and The Influence Lab announce a new partnership.

LOS ANGELES — The power of partnership is being realized as MEDIAlliance International and The Influence Lab announce a new partnership committed to training and strengthening Christian pastors and media leaders on a global scale. The alliance expands upon a long-term friendship and like-minded ministry between MEDIAlliance president, Dr. Ron Harris and The Influence Lab…