International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit 2022 convenes Civil Society Congress to innovate and develop solutions for religious freedom

WASHINGTON — In recent years levels of persecution and restriction based on faith or belief have increased around the world. This is despite a growing movement of people who are committed to protecting this fundamental human right. It is time to think big for religious freedom. The International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit 2022 will convene…

Persecuted religious groups speak up for each other on Capitol Hill, Congressional Advocacy Day, urges Congress to protect religious freedom

WASHINGTON — On June 27, one day ahead of the International Religious Freedom Summit 2022, the summit is hosting a Congressional Advocacy Day to encourage convening organizations to present their causes and discuss religious freedom concerns with members of Congress and their staff on Capitol Hill. The day will kick off with a breakfast meeting…

Crisis communications specialist helps reporters, relief workers decipher roles at June 26-29 event in Chicagoland

CHARLOTTE, NC — One of the nation’s leading experts in Christian media and crisis communications will help faith-based journalists and humanitarian aid workers decipher each other’s roles at a groundbreaking “crisis summit” this month. Veteran journalist and crisis communications specialist Palmer Holt, founder of InChrist Communications (ICC, www.inchristcommunications.com), will speak on “Getting the Best News…

Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church, Pastor Billy Chang shares on the recent shooting incident: The Answers Are Found in God

NEW TAIPEI CITY, TAIWAN — Billy Chang was a pastor who helped to subdue the gunman in the Laguna Woods church shooting. One person was killed and five others were injured during a luncheon for the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church at Geneva Presbyterian Church in California. Dr. John Cheng was the deceased victim, who is…

Samaritan’s Purse life-saving medical equipment & supplies airlift landed in Ethiopia with to help hospitals devastated by recent violence

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — A Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 airlift has landed in Ethiopia with life-saving equipment and supplies to help hospitals devastated by recent violence. Armed conflict in one northern area of the East African nation has left medical facilities unable to provide critical services for some 350,000 people. Vulnerable people, including the sick, wounded,…

PLANO, TX — Texas-based Christian ministry and nonprofit organization ServingHIM (Healthcare International Ministries) announced today the organization has received a new $108K donor match from a local benefactor as part of its ongoing assistance campaign to support Ukrainian refugees at the borders between Romania and Moldova. Volunteers from ServingHIM’s partner churches and clinics are providing…

Samaritan’s Purse is providing compassionate medical care in a clinic at the Lviv train station in Ukraine for sick and injured refugees

LVIV, UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is providing compassionate medical care in a clinic at the Lviv train station in Ukraine for sick and injured refugees who are fleeing the carnage across their country. Natasha – Lviv Resident: Many refugees are coming from completely different corners of our Ukraine. People are demoralized. They don’t see what…

Ken Harrison, chairman of Promise Keepers, honors the brave men and women who gave their lives in service to our country this Memorial Day

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Ken Harrison, chairman of Promise Keepers, honors the brave men and women who gave their lives in service to our country this Memorial Day: “Jesus said, “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). This Memorial Day, we remember the brave…

K.P. Yohannan, author of Christian classic Revolution in World Missions, hosts new GFA Minute radio series

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, announces: Nearly 40 years after his landmark book Revolution in World Missions shook the evangelical world, K.P. Yohannan — founder of Gospel for Asia (GFA World) — hosts the brand…

Pulse issues historic call for Americans all across the country to come together this June to 'Make Jesus Known' at Together '22

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Six years after a significant major event in D.C. at the National Mall drawing hundreds of thousands, evangelist and Pulse founder Nick Hall is inviting people across the country to gather again at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas for TOGETHER ’22, a free event June 24-25. Inspired by Explo ’72 hosted…

When Pleng arrived at Thailand Wheels for the World outreach in her mother’s arms, she received the wheelchair she needed, and so much more

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND — 12-year-old Pleng was born with cerebral palsy. Unable to afford a wheelchair for Pleng, her family resorted to carrying her, or just staying home. In addition to struggles with immobility, Pleng’s family suffered from shame, believing Pleng’s disability came from bad karma—a deserved punishment, or curse. When Pleng arrived at the…

A Paris church named after Martin Luther King, features racial reconciliation, one of the fastest growing evangelical churches in France.

PARIS, FRANCE — A Paris church named for American civil rights hero, Martin Luther King, brings blacks, whites, and other races together, racial reconciliation, earning government support, and becoming one of the fastest growing evangelical churches in France. In a communist, socialist, and conservative suburb of Paris, a song of reconciliation and unity is rising….

Samaritan’s Purse is delivering backpacks filled with special gifts, prayer and hope, to displaced children in Ukraine.

NORTH WILKSBORO, NC — Samaritan’s Purse is delivering backpacks filled with special gifts to displaced children in Ukraine. These backpacks are filled with carefully selected items such as winter caps, simple toys, sketchpads/notebooks, crayons, and small teddy bears stenciled with a message of God’s love written in Ukrainian. These supplies are accompanied by booklets translated…

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews now offers emergency medical flights to assist disabled elderly as they evacuate Ukraine

JERUSALEM — The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) is now sponsoring emergency medical evacuation flights from Moldova to Israel to help disabled elderly safely escape besieged cities and towns in Ukraine. The first medical evacuation flight took place on April 14, with two more flights following on April 27 and May 8….

Operation Mobilisation workers are delivering aid in the worst-hit conflict zones of Ukraine as well as supporting pastors who chose to stay

BORODYANKA, UKRAINE — Operation Mobilisation workers are delivering aid in the worst-hit conflict zones of Ukraine as well as supporting pastors who have chosen to stay and serve their country. OM worker Wayne Zschech brought this update from the bombed out city of Borodyanka near Kyiv. Wayne Zschech, Operation Mobilisation Ukraine: Good day, everybody, this…

Christian Champions League served as an opportunity to evangelize soccer players who did not know the Lord Jesus Christ.

PANAMA — The Hosanna church in Panama City organized a soccer tournament where 24 teams representing different neighborhoods and churches participated. The so-called “Christian Champions League” served as an opportunity to lead young people away from negative temptations and to evangelize soccer players who did not know the Lord Jesus Christ. 24 teams from different…