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Nonprofit Reveals New Name in Battle Against Root Causes Facing Central American Youth

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — The nonprofit organization formerly known as Orphan Helpers announced today a name change to Counteract International. The new name and brand reflect the faith-based nonprofit’s broader mission to address urgent needs of incarcerated and released youth in incredibly challenging conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. “At Counteract International, we believe… Continue reading Nonprofit Reveals New Name in Battle Against Root Causes Facing Central American Youth

OneHope Reaches 2 Billion Children and Youth With God’s Word

POMPANO BEACH, FL — OneHope, an international Christian ministry, has crossed the threshold of sharing God’s Word with two billion children since 1987. To commemorate this incredible milestone, Bob Hoskins, OneHope’s founder, traveled to El Salvador, where OneHope’s programs launched in 1987. Watch the live recording of this special moment here. The vision of OneHope… Continue reading OneHope Reaches 2 Billion Children and Youth With God’s Word

Soul-Searching Middle East Youth Turn to ‘Streams in the Desert’

STREAMS IN THE DESERT: Since launching a year ago, SAT-7 PLUS -- a Netflix-type service that streams Christian programs 24/7 in Arabic, Farsi and Turkish across the Middle East and North Africa -- has gained 37,000 viewers. A ministry of SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org), it's the first-ever Christian video streaming service in the vast desert region.

EASTON, MD — Thousands of soul-searching youth in the Middle East, including many from Muslim families, are using their smartphones to watch the first-ever Christian video-on-demand streaming service in the vast desert region. Since launching a year ago, SAT-7 PLUS — a Netflix-type service that streams faith-based programs 24/7 in Arabic, Farsi and Turkish across… Continue reading Soul-Searching Middle East Youth Turn to ‘Streams in the Desert’

Christian Kids and Youth Cling to ‘Digital Lifeline’ in Afghanistan and Iran

ALONE IN AFGHANISTAN, IRAN, KIDS RISK ALL TO 'MEET JESUS:' One girl in Afghanistan tells media ministry SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) she would be "cut to pieces" by the Taliban if discovered watching Christian children's shows broadcast in the local Farsi and Dari languages. Thousands of young children and teens in Afghanistan and Iran – many of them alone and in hiding – are using secure phone apps to watch live Christian shows and connect with other believers.

EASTON, MD — Children as young as 4 are risking their lives in Afghanistan because they want to “meet Jesus” and talk to other Christians, even as they hide from the Taliban. Desperate for hope, thousands of young children and teens – often the only Christians in their families – are turning to a Middle… Continue reading Christian Kids and Youth Cling to ‘Digital Lifeline’ in Afghanistan and Iran

NHCLC Partners with Asbury University, Increasing Access to Higher Education for Hispanic Youth

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SACRAMENTO — The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) has partnered with Asbury University in Wilmore, KY in an effort to make higher education more accessible for Hispanic youth. Founded in 1890, Asbury University is recognized as a premier Christian University in the liberal and applied arts that prepares and equips men and women through… Continue reading NHCLC Partners with Asbury University, Increasing Access to Higher Education for Hispanic Youth

‘Pulse 100’ Offers $25,000 in Scholarships to Local Youth

MINNEAPOLIS — Nick Hall, evangelist and founder of the millennial-led evangelistic organization Pulse, is giving away $25,000 in scholarships through the ministry’s year-long evangelism training program, “Pulse 100.” “Pulse 100” is an evangelism training program that aims to mentor and disciple a group of 100 men and women who have a passion and calling to… Continue reading ‘Pulse 100’ Offers $25,000 in Scholarships to Local Youth

Missionary Coaches Guatemalan Youth Triathlon Team to Victory in Tikal

LEHIGH ACRES, FL/TIKAL, GUATEMALA — Several months ago missionary Paul Heier was training lifeguards in first aid and CPR at the public beach as part of his ministry to first responders when he was approached by some teenagers. The teen athletes explained that they love the sport of triathlon, but that no one was helping… Continue reading Missionary Coaches Guatemalan Youth Triathlon Team to Victory in Tikal

National Conference Emerges ‘Unshakable’ to Save Christian Youth in Lockdown

NASHVILLE — Leader of a national Christian youth conference announced today that God called him to bring events to five U.S. cities for free starting this spring as the coronavirus pandemic winds down and young people struggle to maintain and grow their faith during shaky times. Kingdom Youth Conferences, (http://www.kingdomyouthconference.com/) a hybrid youth event that… Continue reading National Conference Emerges ‘Unshakable’ to Save Christian Youth in Lockdown

The Importance of Spirituality in Youth Education

ROMANIA — A Christian is supposed to be a good citizen, a person who wishes for God’s blessing upon him, his family and upon the society in which he lives. The vision of The Emanuel Pentecostal Theological School based in Bucharest in Romania is one of preparing citizens to have a Christian behavior in society.… Continue reading The Importance of Spirituality in Youth Education

On Nonprofit’s 60th Anniversary, Co-founder of Global Leader Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Delivers Her Take on ‘Values Matter’

KONA, HAWAII — Having begun in 1960, Loren Cunningham was traveling from church to church in those early years sharing his vision of a global missions outreach when a young woman, Darlene Scratch, first encountered her future husband – and ministry partner. From an early age, she was aware of a distinct calling from God… Continue reading On Nonprofit’s 60th Anniversary, Co-founder of Global Leader Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Delivers Her Take on ‘Values Matter’

Youth Theology Network Leads the Way in Vocational Discernment Expertise

DECATUR, GA — The Youth Theology Network (YTN) is excited to announce their new website, which demonstrates their passion for, and depth of experience in, vocational discernment. Educating and equipping their 100+ nationwide partners, as well as any organization interested in the subject, YTN underscores the value of helping high school students understand their potential… Continue reading Youth Theology Network Leads the Way in Vocational Discernment Expertise

The Prayer of Lebanon’s Youth

BEIRUT — SAT-7 KIDS youth presenter Markus Kashouh reports on how young people in Lebanon are feeling, responding and praying since the devastating explosion that rocked Beirut in August this year. Markus Kashouh, SAT-7 Kids: Hi I’m Markus and I’m a presenter in SAT-7 Kids. Just like anyone else questions come to my mind and… Continue reading The Prayer of Lebanon’s Youth

Josiah Venture Transforming European Youth

WHEATON, IL – A group of American youth pastors were serving on our military bases in Europe when the Berlin Wall was torn down in 1989. They witnessed first-hand the hunger for truth and the hope for a better future among Eastern Europeans who had been kept under the bondage of Communism for 40 years.… Continue reading Josiah Venture Transforming European Youth

Insights Surrounding International Youth Day

NEW YORK – August 12 marked the annual observance of International Youth Day. The United Nations General Assembly approved the 1998 recommendation of the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth in 1999. The first IYD was held in 2000. The UN Security Council followed suit, passing Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace, and Security. Each… Continue reading Insights Surrounding International Youth Day

Pastors in Taiwan Join Forces to Reach Christian Youth

TAIWAN — The Taoyuan Christian Youth Basketball Championships brought together youth from different churches for some friendly competition and lots of fun. This year, several churches and pastors joined for the very first time. They also joined together and organized singing competitions and a praise music festival to provide a platform for Christian youth to… Continue reading Pastors in Taiwan Join Forces to Reach Christian Youth

Operation Mobilization Youth Leader Impacts Albania’s Next Generation

ALBANIA — God transformed Armando as a teen when a mentor from (Operation Mobilization) OM took time to study God’s Word and share life with him. Today, Armando reaches out to other youth in his home town of Dushk in Albania, helping them discover what it looks like to follow Jesus. Armando Dosti “Dushk is… Continue reading Operation Mobilization Youth Leader Impacts Albania’s Next Generation

Christ in Youth – Limited Only by God’s Power

JOPLIN, MO – In 1968, Bob Stacy, a professor at Ozark Bible College, was inspired to create a way to present the Gospel message to young people in a way that was contemporarily and culturally relevant. That’s not only difficult to do. It’s even more difficult to sustain. Kids today are not even remotely interested… Continue reading Christ in Youth – Limited Only by God’s Power

#YFCBetheStory: Youth For Christ Life Change Still Happens Every Day

CLEVELAND — For many ministries serving youth, the way they gather and engage has changed drastically. While these circumstances are temporary, organizations like Youth For Christ USA (YFC) are being creative in how they connect and serve. Through a new way to share stories called #YFCBetheStory, YFC is spreading the word about how YFC chapters… Continue reading #YFCBetheStory: Youth For Christ Life Change Still Happens Every Day

GFA World Discipleship Program Helps Youth Journey Back to Authentic Christianity

STONEY CREEK, ON – Gospel for Asia Canada (GFA World) says discipleship is essential to give young adults a firm foundation in their faith, so Gospel for Asia (GFA World) equips young adults to make an eternal difference through their gap year program. What if making a significant impact for God’s kingdom was not about… Continue reading GFA World Discipleship Program Helps Youth Journey Back to Authentic Christianity

Trail Life USA – Boy Scouts of America Faith-Based Alternative – Saddened by BSA Bankruptcy News; Outlines Youth Protection Policies in Place

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… Continue reading Trail Life USA – Boy Scouts of America Faith-Based Alternative – Saddened by BSA Bankruptcy News; Outlines Youth Protection Policies in Place

Rekindling Hope in Today’s Youth at the Ranches

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Ranches is a Christian organization that is dedicated to “Rekindling Hope in Today’s Youth.” Missions Box News typically features faith-based organizations that operate in distant and even remote parts of the world. Sometimes, we need to be reminded that there are families and children right here in America who face similar… Continue reading Rekindling Hope in Today’s Youth at the Ranches

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Staggering Number of Youth Could Leave Christianity by 2050 – Greg Laurie Opinion | Faithwire

Greg Laurie, evangelist, pastor, and best selling author, shares regarding the state of Christianity in youths today, and the enlarging mission field as millions are estimated to leave the faith by 2050. New surveys have revealed one thing: the church has her work cut out for her. A new study titled “The Great Opportunity” was… Continue reading Staggering Number of Youth Could Leave Christianity by 2050 – Greg Laurie Opinion | Faithwire

50,000 Attend Jesus Global Youth Day

MANILA – About 50,000 teenagers and young adults attended the Jesus Global Youth Day in the Philippines from August 8th to 10th. The event, attended by young people from more than 30 different countries, had been purposely scheduled to align with the United Nations’ International Youth Day on August 12th. During the seven days before… Continue reading 50,000 Attend Jesus Global Youth Day

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Taiwan Youth Missions Conference 40th Anniversary, Inspiring Tens of Thousands for the Mission Field

TAIWAN – The triannual Taiwan Youth Missions Conference was held in early July. This five-day event, which gathers thousands of youths from throughout Taiwan, besides provoking thoughts through sermons and discussions, also has a missions exhibition for ministries from various fields to set up exhibits to inspire youths for missions. Minister Huai-en Lee, Campus Fellowship… Continue reading Taiwan Youth Missions Conference 40th Anniversary, Inspiring Tens of Thousands for the Mission Field

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Jesus Global Youth Day Set to Unite Church to Reach Generation Next

MANILLA – Research continues to suggest that there is an ever-widening gap between the Church and today¹s youth. With an exponentially rapid rate of change underway, young people are submerged in a tidal wave of technology and moral revolution sure to make the smart phone and social media craze of today appear as a mud… Continue reading Jesus Global Youth Day Set to Unite Church to Reach Generation Next

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Kazakhstan Requests IDs of Christian Youth

ASTANA, Kazakhstan – On March 30, 2018, the Center for the Study of Problems of Religion of the Religious Affairs Department of the West Kazakhstan Region has asked selected churches and religious communities to provide personal information regarding “all underage community members attending your religious association.” The Religious Affairs Department is a division of the… Continue reading Kazakhstan Requests IDs of Christian Youth

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Andrew Palau Joins Local Churches Across Northeast England for Historic Collaborative Evangelistic Campaign

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TEESSIDE, ENGLAND — Several years of prayer and preparation led to more than 70 churches from throughout Northeast England coming together for Festival Teesside with Andrew Palau earlier this month. In an effort that can only be described as historic for the region, this evangelistic festival, along with more than a dozen surrounding events, is… Continue reading Andrew Palau Joins Local Churches Across Northeast England for Historic Collaborative Evangelistic Campaign

Coptic Solidarity to Host 12th Annual Conference Discussing Hate Based on Religion

WASHINGTON —Coptic Solidarity hosted its 12th Annual Conference The Coptic Problem: Hate Based on Religion in Washington, D.C., June 13-14. This leading policy event unites legislators, academics, policy professionals, and activists to discuss the situation of human rights and democracy for Copts in Egypt as well as other indigenous minorities in the region. The Policy… Continue reading Coptic Solidarity to Host 12th Annual Conference Discussing Hate Based on Religion

Moldova Holds its Breath Over Ukraine War as Churches Keep Hope Alive

MOLDOVA: CHILDREN FLOCK TO CHRISTIAN SUMMER CAMPS AS NATION HOLDS ITS BREATH: Moldovans are turning to faith in God — and looking to local evangelical churches for hope and stability — as war rages on their doorstep in neighboring Ukraine, fueling concern they "could be next."

LOVES PARK, IL — A new evangelical church movement is bringing hope to Moldova — a vulnerable, ex-communist nation on the edge of the Ukraine war. “Concern among Moldovans is very real that, after Ukraine, they could be next,” said Eric Mock, senior vice president of ministry operations at Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA), a… Continue reading Moldova Holds its Breath Over Ukraine War as Churches Keep Hope Alive

CfaN Launches Groundbreaking Series of 15 Mass Crusades Across Uganda

ORLANDO, FL —This week, Christ for All Nations (CfaN), led by Evangelist Daniel Kolenda, embarks on an unprecedented evangelistic mission across Uganda. In a historic initiative, CfaN will conduct 15 mass crusades, each spanning 4 to 5 nights, totaling 70 nights of crusades. This monumental series aims to transform lives and spread a message of… Continue reading CfaN Launches Groundbreaking Series of 15 Mass Crusades Across Uganda

Franklin Graham to Share Message of God’s Love in Glasgow During UK Tour

Franklin Graham on the God Loves You Tour UK 2023. Photo by Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Press Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC — Revd Franklin Graham and Christians from over 320 churches across Scotland are working together to bring the God Loves You Tour to the OVO Hydro in Glasgow next month. These family-friendly events will feature live music and a message of hope, and they are free and open to all. “This will be… Continue reading Franklin Graham to Share Message of God’s Love in Glasgow During UK Tour

American Missionary Couple, Haitian Mission Director Killed by Gangs in Haiti

American missionaries Davy and Natalie Lloyd were killed in Haiti. (Photo via Ben Baker/Facebook)

HAITI — Three people, a Haitian man and an American couple who all worked for a Christian mission organization, were killed by gang members near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Thursday night (May 23). The group had reportedly been kidnapped earlier in the evening after leaving a youth event hosted at a church. Natalie and Davy Lloyd… Continue reading American Missionary Couple, Haitian Mission Director Killed by Gangs in Haiti

Decision Point Announces New Online Gospel Initiative in Response to ‘He Gets Us’ Super Bowl Advertisement

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — Decision Point has launched its new online gospel initiative, Set Free Stories. Having already seen thousands of people come to Christ through online evangelistic ads since September of 2020, Decision Point wants to reach even more through this next initiative. Millions of people saw the Christian ads during the Super Bowl.… Continue reading Decision Point Announces New Online Gospel Initiative in Response to ‘He Gets Us’ Super Bowl Advertisement

Gold Coast Look Up Celebration with Evangelist Will Graham announced in Gold Coast, Queensland

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AUSTRALIA — More than 120 people and over 85 different churches from across the region gathered on Thursday morning, 1 February, to officially launch the upcoming Gold Coast Look Up Celebration with Will Graham. The evangelistic outreach, which is scheduled for 29 June at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, will feature music from… Continue reading Gold Coast Look Up Celebration with Evangelist Will Graham announced in Gold Coast, Queensland

Easter Release of iBIBLE: Genesis Sets the Stage for Unrivaled Animation of Entire Biblical Narrative

DALLAS — Marking a monumental milestone, RevelationMedia will unveil 42 episodes of iBIBLE Genesis, the first completed section of its iBIBLE project, on Easter. iBIBLE is the first-ever animated and interactive presentation of the entire Biblical Narrative, from creation to the second coming of Christ. Upon completion, projected by 2032, the groundbreaking, $25 million dollar,… Continue reading Easter Release of iBIBLE: Genesis Sets the Stage for Unrivaled Animation of Entire Biblical Narrative

God Heard Her Desperate Prayer

KERN COUNTY, CA — Meet Ofelia Flores. She’s a living miracle. See her today and you’d never know she is anything but blessed, and living out the American dream. A bookkeeper by trade, she’s a successful mother of five in Kern County, Calif. She volunteers at church, cares lovingly for her grandkids, and even helps… Continue reading God Heard Her Desperate Prayer

Chick-fil-A Donates Record-Breaking Funding to 51 Nonprofits through 2024 True Inspiration Awards Program

Linwood, Kan. nonprofit Joy Meadows received a $350,000 grant after being named the S. Truett Cathy Honoree for the 2024 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards. The funding will help the organization further its efforts to provide foster families with community support, housing and other resources.

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… Continue reading Chick-fil-A Donates Record-Breaking Funding to 51 Nonprofits through 2024 True Inspiration Awards Program

2023 State of Giving Report Reveals Charitable Giving Dip

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WINCHESTER, VA — The latest numbers from the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) reveals a pace in charitable giving to Christian ministries that is mostly steady, however, due to inflation and other factors, dips for the first time in a decade. In ECFA’s 14th annual State of Giving report, data reported by exactly 2,000… Continue reading 2023 State of Giving Report Reveals Charitable Giving Dip

The Salvation Army Calls On Donors To Help Their Neighbors in Need This December

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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… Continue reading The Salvation Army Calls On Donors To Help Their Neighbors in Need This December

Abraham and Eti’s Story: Surviving Death Threats and Persecution

SOUTH EAST ASIA — Abraham* came to follow Jesus, encouraged by Eti*, the Christian woman he would later marry. But Abraham’s family were about to face persecution in south east Asia, until he was saved by a miracle. Abraham* – South east Asia: I was born and grew up in a Muslim home and all… Continue reading Abraham and Eti’s Story: Surviving Death Threats and Persecution

TENX10 Calls On Faith Leaders To Help Combat Church Drift

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PASADENA, CA — TENX10, a collaborative discipleship initiative, is calling on Christian faith leaders from all denominations and faith traditions to join them in supporting the young and faithful. Their mission – to make faith matter more for a generation that is leaving the faith at the alarming rate of over 1 million young people… Continue reading TENX10 Calls On Faith Leaders To Help Combat Church Drift

YWAM Founder Loren Cunningham is with Jesus

COLORADO SPRINGS— Loren Cunningham, Founder of Youth With A Mission (YWAM), died at 88 on Saturday October 7 in his sleep at home in Kona, Hawaii. He is survived by his wife, Darlene, daughter Karen, son David and Judy Cunningham, and three grandchildren, Madi, Kenna, and Liam. This video looks back on his remarkable life.… Continue reading YWAM Founder Loren Cunningham is with Jesus

The Salvation Army Southern California Division’s Annual Gala Raised Significant Funds to Combat Homelessness

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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,… Continue reading The Salvation Army Southern California Division’s Annual Gala Raised Significant Funds to Combat Homelessness

The Salvation Army Southern California to Host Annual Gala to Raise Funds to Combat Homelessness

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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… Continue reading The Salvation Army Southern California to Host Annual Gala to Raise Funds to Combat Homelessness

Help The Persecuted Supports More than 12,000 Impacted by Syria-Turkey Earthquake

TURKEY — Since an earthquake rocked the people of Syria and Turkey in February 2023 Christian charity Help The Persecuted has provided practical and spiritual support to more than 12,000 people impacted by the disaster. As a colossal earthquake rocked the Syria-Turkey border in February 2023, Christian Charity Help the Persecuted has provided practical and… Continue reading Help The Persecuted Supports More than 12,000 Impacted by Syria-Turkey Earthquake

Priest Helping to Keep Christians and their Faith Alive in Iraq

IRAQ — Bishop Daniel has known persecution all his life, and despite many opportunities to flee, he chose to stay and support his church and those in his community who could not leave the country. Bishop Daniel: On my 16th birthday, my family got a gun threat from the radical groups in Baghdad. The threat… Continue reading Priest Helping to Keep Christians and their Faith Alive in Iraq

53 Churches from Across the Klamath Falls Basin Came Together to Share the Good News

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KLAMATH FALLS, OR — Several years of prayer and preparation led to more than 50 churches in Klamath County, Oregon coming together for Greater Klamath CityFest with Andrew Palau this past Memorial Day weekend. Working to serve the region and proclaim a powerful message of hope in Jesus, this historic effort brought together thousands of… Continue reading 53 Churches from Across the Klamath Falls Basin Came Together to Share the Good News

Child Evangelism Fellowship Aims to Reach 100 Million Children with the Gospel

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ST. LOUIS — Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), one of the world’s leading child evangelism organizations, is reemphasizing its commitment to the Great Commission with a new slate of ambitious goals. CEF has been called by God to make it their highest priority to present the Gospel so children may be discipled in God’s Word. Their… Continue reading Child Evangelism Fellowship Aims to Reach 100 Million Children with the Gospel

Adolescents Are More Open to Jesus Than Previous Generations

SPAIN — Several Christian entities presented a comprehensive study on how Adolescents perceive Jesus, the Bible, and justice in different countries around the world. According to a recent report, teenagers admire Jesus for his compassion, forgiveness, and interest in others. “The Open Generation” is an international research study conducted by the Barna Group. 46% of… Continue reading Adolescents Are More Open to Jesus Than Previous Generations

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