Christian charity World Vision is helping the most vulnerable passing through this dangerous migration route including many children.

SOUTH AMERICA— Despite the dangers of the Darién jungle, it has become a popular route for migrants from Central and South America seeking to reach the United States. Among the numerous challenges faced by walkers are exposure to diseases, injuries, violence, extortion, forced recruitment, and more.Christian charity World Vision is helping the most vulnerable passing…

No Mercy: Texas Mission Lifts Veil on Suffering of Invisible Widows

WILLS POINT, TX — A global mission organization is lifting the veil on the incredible suffering of millions of “invisible” widows around the world — many even cast off by their own families. In many places, widows face extreme hardships, abuse, exploitation and sexual violence. Even their own families show them “little or no mercy,”…

On World Refugee Day, June 20, organizations around the world will demonstrate solidarity with those who have been forced to flee.

ORLANDO, FL —Approximately 110 million people worldwide are forcibly displaced, with 36.4 million being refugees.* On World Refugee Day, June 20, individuals and organizations around the world will demonstrate solidarity with those who have been forced to flee from their home countries due to war, violent conflict, human rights violations, oppression and persecution. “We have…

New study showing the positive impacts on alumni who have participated in Compassion programs in partnership with local churches.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Surrounding International Children’s Day in June, Compassion International, a leading child development organization, announced the release of a new study showing the positive impacts on alumni who have participated in Compassion programs in partnership with local churches. The pilot research project titled “100 and 1 Alumni: Long-Term Impact and Ripple Effect,”…

In exactly one year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s European Congress on Evangelism will take place in Berlin.

BERLIN — In exactly one year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s European Congress on Evangelism will take place in Berlin. “When my father, Billy Graham, was near the end of his life, he was asked what he thought his greatest accomplishment had been. He instantly said it was ‘the conferences,’ meaning the five congresses that…

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Since 2019, food crisis around the world has steadily increased–and is expected to continue growing in 2024. The far-reaching impact of hunger on child development makes it an area of focus for Compassion International, which is responding to immediate and long-term needs for some of the world’s hungriest children. Between July…

Wycliffe Associates provides translators living in remote regions with the technology to protect and accelerate the biblical translation.

ORLANDO, FL — Even if the equipment is confiscated or destroyed, if the unthinkable happens, the translation work -weeks or months of translation progress- is protected. Wycliffe Associates provides translators living in remote regions with the necessary technology to protect and accelerate the biblical translation. Wycliffe Associates, one of the world’s leading bible translation organizations,…

Wycliffe Associates undergoes efforts to supply printed bibles to persecuted Christians in North Africa and the Middle East

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is working to provide printed Bibles for Christians in 13 language groups across North Africa and the Middle East. While national translators from these language groups have completed Scripture translations in…

PFI and FCBH have signed a new agreement to share the Gospel with hundreds of thousands of prisoners and tens of thousands of families.

WASHINGTON andALBUQUERQUE, NM — Prison Fellowship International (PFI) and Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) have signed a new agreement to share the Gospel with hundreds of thousands of prisoners and tens of thousands of families participating in PFI’s programs, The Listener’s Way® (TLW) and PromisePath® (PrP), including the distribution of 90,000 audio and video Bibles…

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Temple, Texas, after an EF-2 tornado destroyed homes.

CHARLOTTE, NC — The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Temple, Texas, after an EF-2 tornado destroyed or severely damaged around 500 homes and businesses on Wednesday, May 22. Temple, located in Central Texas, is between Austin and Waco and is adjacent to Fort Cavazos (formerly Fort Hood). “When…

Through VOM digital media campaigns, nearly 20,000 people committed to pray, U.S. leaders responded and 13 Christian prisoners were released.

BARTLESVILLE, OK — Over the past year, The Voice of the Martyrs has creatively challenged people to call for the release of falsely imprisoned persecuted Christians in Eritrea. Through VOM digital media campaigns, millions of people have heard about the horrific treatment of persecuted Christians in Eritrea, nearly 20,000 people committed to pray, U.S. leaders…

The Samaritan’s Purse Agape program is providing clean water and food for displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO — The Samaritan’s Purse Agape program is providing clean water and food for displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Jean Lambert – Program Manager: The Agape Program started in March of 2023. It is a multi-sectoral project; we have the WASH sector, in which we have constructed…

Egypt Christians in two villages came under attack during violent protests by Islamist extremists to prevent the construction of a church.

EGYPT — Last month during Holy week in Egypt local Christians in two villages came under attack during violent protests by Islamist extremists to prevent the construction of a church building. In response a team from the Christian ministry Help The Persecuted went to provide much-needed support for these believers who were grappling with the…

The inaugural Baptize California event concluded this weekend, marking a historic moment of unity and faith as thousands of believers.

Huntington Beach, Ca — The inaugural Baptize California event concluded recently, marking a historic moment of unity and faith as thousands of believers participated in what may have been one of the largest water baptisms in history. The event, held on May 18 and 19, brought together churches from across the state and inter-denominational lines…

Deaf Missions and Iconic Events Releasing announces the release of the ASL adaptation for the silver screen, JESUS: a Deaf Missions film.

NASHVILLE — Deaf Missions and Iconic Events Releasing announces the release of the first-ever ASL adaptation for the silver screen, JESUS: a Deaf Missions film. Experience the story of Jesus and his ministry on Earth presented as a feature film entirely in American Sign Language in select theaters beginning June 20, 2024—a historic first for…

Samaritan's Purse has staff on the ground in southwest Iowa responding after a dangerous storm system produced numerous tornadoes.

BOONE, NC — Samaritan’s Purse has staff on the ground in southwest Iowa responding after a dangerous storm system produced numerous tornadoes, large hail and heavy rain across the state on Tuesday. One powerful twister nearly flattened the heart of Greenfield, Iowa, claiming multiple lives and reducing homes and businesses to rubble. The rural community…

The VOM encouraged Christians to pray for the release of Haile and Kiflu. Then 13 Eritrean Christians were released from prison.

BARTLESVILLE, OK — Twenty years ago, on May 23, 2004, two men were arrested for the “crime” of being a pastor. Twenty years later, those two men are still in prison. Pastor Haile Nayzgi and Dr. Kiflu Gebremeskel were arrested for their leadership in the Full Gospel Church of Eritrea after the government outlawed Christian…

K P Yohannan Radio Ministry: Touching Millions Across the Globe

WILLS POINT, TX — The public viewing for the late Dr. K.P. Yohannan (Metropolitan Yohan) on May 15 in Dallas, Texas, was attended by approximately a thousand mourners, including presidents of national Christian organizations; former dignitaries of the Indian parliament; bishops, priests and leaders of various Christian denominations; and many men and women who grew…

Baptize California Prepares for Statewide Water Baptism Event, Aims for Largest Synchronized Baptism in History

Huntington Beach, Ca — Hundreds of churches partnered with Baptize California to host baptisms across the state of California, with the largest at beachside in Huntington Beach, California. After last year’s successful Baptize SoCal event, which brought together 280 churches and baptized over 4,100 people on May 18, 2023, at Pirate’s Cove in Corona del…

Renowned Pastor and Author Matt Chandler is set to release his latest project “The Overcomers” on May 7, 2024

DALLAS, TX — Renowned Pastor and Author Matt Chandler is set to release his latest project “The Overcomers” on May 7, 2024 (W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson). The book offers an encouraging word to Christians in an age of anxiety and outrage. In The Overcomers, Chandler reminds readers of God’s promises for…

P.J. Kurien Tribute to GFA World Founder, KP Yohannan

WILLS POINT, TX — On May 15, around a thousand people visited Restland Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas, to pay tribute the late Dr. K.P. Yohannan (Metroplitan Yohan), founder of GFA World. Between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., a steady stream of people flowed into the funeral parlor, including presidents of national Christian organizations; former…

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Bartlesville/Barnsdall, Oklahoma, after multiple tornadoes

CHARLOTTE, NC — The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Bartlesville/Barnsdall, Oklahoma, after multiple tornadoes ripped through a 37-mile area, damaging and destroying hundreds of homes and utilities in Osage County, north of Tulsa, Oklahoma. “We’ve seen an unbelievable outbreak of tornadoes across the Midwest over the last few…

Samaritan’s Purse Airlifts Critical Aid and Disaster Response Specialists to Flood-Stricken Brazil via Back-To-Back Flights

BOONE, NC — Over the weekend, Samaritan’s Purse deployed its DC-8 and 757 cargo planes to Porto Alegre, Brazil in response to the catastrophic flooding and landslides that have struck the nation. In less than two weeks, the onslaught of relentless rain has killed more than 100 people, displaced thousands, and devastated communities throughout southern…

The Light FM hosted its annual “Heart of Hope” campaign raising enough funds to provide mothers-to-be with faith-based support.

TENNESSEE, NC — Just before Mother’s Day Weekend, May 9-10, The Light FM hosted its annual “Heart of Hope” campaign raising enough funds to provide 2,196 mothers-to-be with ultrasounds and faith-based support for their pregnancies. The station partnered with 28 area pregnancy centers across North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee to raise awareness about their…