Serving in Storm-torn Arkansas

ARKANSAS – Samaritan’s Purse is responding in northeast Arkansas where tornadoes caused widespread damage and loss of life. The charity is calling for pray for these hurting communities and for volunteers to serve in Jesus’ Name. Clayton Steelman – Samaritan’s Purse: We’re here with Samaritan’s Purse in Northeast Arkansas responding to the devastating tornadoes that… Continue reading Serving in Storm-torn Arkansas

Christmas Gifts Bring Joy to East Ukraine’s War Zone

EAST UKRAINE — This Christmas as families in East Ukraine are impacted by the continued conflict with increasing military tensions on the border with Russia, Great Commission Media Ministries is continuing to bring hope to this troubled region through their Power to Change outreach campaign. Their founder Hannu Hauka travelled to East Ukraine to help… Continue reading Christmas Gifts Bring Joy to East Ukraine’s War Zone

Japan: Christmas, a time for Witness

JAPAN — Christmas may be a totally commercial season in Japan, but people are open to the true meaning of the celebration. So Japanese Christians are finding many creative ways to share about Jesus’ birth and why He came to earth. The Christmas season provides a unique opportunity for Christian witness in Japan. This is… Continue reading Japan: Christmas, a time for Witness

As Severe Winter Storms Strike Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Is Providing Critical, Lifesaving Care to Israel’s Most Vulnerable Citizens

JERUSALEM — Winter storm Carmel has ravaged Israel, and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), in collaboration with Israel’s Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs, has immediately responded to assist the vulnerable sectors of Israeli society – in particular, the elderly and people with disabilities living alone, the homeless, and impoverished families… Continue reading As Severe Winter Storms Strike Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Is Providing Critical, Lifesaving Care to Israel’s Most Vulnerable Citizens

Mercy Ships Helps Fulfill Marie Madeleine’s Dream of Walking

DAKAR, SENEGAL — For years, Marie Madeleine’s hyperextended knee made walking a challenge. She dreamed of walking through life step by step with her friends. Her family didn’t give up hope that her dream would one day be possible… and a free surgery with Mercy Ships in the port of Dakar in Senegal, even brought… Continue reading Mercy Ships Helps Fulfill Marie Madeleine’s Dream of Walking

Disaster Response Team Serves Afghan Evacuees in Albania

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — Samaritan’s Purse has been on the ground in Albania for over six weeks, serving the more than 400 Afghan family evacuees who have temporarily resettled along the country’s coastline. Their team of disaster response specialists is distributing critical relief supplies, operating a medical clinic, and facilitating trauma care courses designed to promote… Continue reading Disaster Response Team Serves Afghan Evacuees in Albania

Levi’s Family in El Salvador Receives Life-Changing Gift

EL SALVADOR — People living with disabilities worldwide have been hardest by the pandemic. Still suffering from isolation, inadequate healthcare, and job loss, they are desperate for the hope of Jesus. Joni & Friends provided the life-changing perfect gift of a wheelchair for young Levi in one of the toughest parts of San Salvador in… Continue reading Levi’s Family in El Salvador Receives Life-Changing Gift

The Global Church Network’s ‘Synergize 2022’ Conference to Draw 700 International Church Leaders

ORLANDO — The 20th Anniversary of the biennial Synergize Pastor and Leader Conference organized by the Global Church Network (GCN), will equip and network more than 700 influential international evangelists and church leaders from 40 countries representing more than 100 denominations for evangelistic ministry. Specifically, Synergize 2022 will highlight remaining priorities for FINISH: 2030, GCN’s… Continue reading The Global Church Network’s ‘Synergize 2022’ Conference to Draw 700 International Church Leaders

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Celebrates a Milestone, Serving More Than 2 Million People in 2021

JERUSALEM — In 2021, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) helped more than 2 million people by supplying basic essentials and financial assistance to 1 million people, providing security to more than 800,000 people encountering threats of terrorism and anti-Semitism, and helping more than 5,000 Jews return home to Israel. Throughout this… Continue reading The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Celebrates a Milestone, Serving More Than 2 Million People in 2021

Caring for Flood Victims in Washington

WHATCOM COUNTY, WA — Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are coming alongside and caring for flood victims in Whatcom County, Washington, to help them clean up their damaged homes and let them know that God loves them and hasn’t forgotten them. But more volunteers are urgently needed. Jaime Keoshian, Samaritan’s Purse: My name is Jaime Keoshian with… Continue reading Caring for Flood Victims in Washington

Luis Palau Association Launches Light Your World Featuring Andrew and Wendy Palau, Top Musical Artists, and More

PORTLAND, OR — In a grand effort to share hope with millions around the world, the Luis Palau Association will host a global, cinematic Gospel experience on December 31, 2021. The online event, called Light Your World, will be a 1-hour digital program featuring music from top Christian artists, messages of hope, and stories from… Continue reading Luis Palau Association Launches Light Your World Featuring Andrew and Wendy Palau, Top Musical Artists, and More

How Do Children of the Persecuted Church Celebrate Christmas?

SYRIA — How do children of the persecuted church celebrate Christmas? Despite conflict and persecution, children around the world are determined to celebrate Christmas. What are you doing for Christmas this year? It’s a question many of us are asking around the world. For children living in countries where believers are persecuted, it’s a question… Continue reading How Do Children of the Persecuted Church Celebrate Christmas?

GFA World and Believers Eastern Church Help Bring the Joy of Christmas to Children

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO – One of the core values of GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, is being a people who work together with the body of Christ. In the week of November 15-22, 2021, GFA World was able to demonstrate this value by… Continue reading GFA World and Believers Eastern Church Help Bring the Joy of Christmas to Children

Nigerian Boy’s Dream to be a Doctor

PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA — Sele was very young when his father was murdered for his faith. It was part of a wave of violence in Nigeria’s Plateau State. Now Sele is 13, and has hope for the future to save lives a doctor through schooling paid for by Open Doors partners. For many Christian children… Continue reading Nigerian Boy’s Dream to be a Doctor

Tim Tebow Foundation Expands Survivor Care Nationwide Through Her Song Residential Program

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Her Song, a ministry of the Tim Tebow Foundation interrupting the cycle of human trafficking in the United States, announced the expansion of its survivor care model into two new regions based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Columbus, Ohio. The successful Her Song program started in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2013 and has served… Continue reading Tim Tebow Foundation Expands Survivor Care Nationwide Through Her Song Residential Program

Making a Hospital Ship Home: Clementine Tengue’s Story

TOGO — It was a conversation with her pastor, all the way back in 1995, that changed the trajectory of Clementine’s life. Clementine was working at her church when she heard that a hospital ship would soon be arriving in her home country of Togo. She was immediately intrigued — enough to leave her job… Continue reading Making a Hospital Ship Home: Clementine Tengue’s Story

Franklin Graham announces rescheduled God Loves You UK Tour

LONDON, ENGLAND — Much has changed since the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) announced in mid-2020 that the Graham Tour UK with Revd Franklin Graham would be postponed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges in the United Kingdom. Even through these unprecedented circumstances, BGEA says they have remained committed to the… Continue reading Franklin Graham announces rescheduled God Loves You UK Tour

GFA World Launches ‘Moo-ving’ Christmas Campaign to Tackle Poverty

GFA WORLD LAUNCHES MOO-VING CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE POVERTY: A “moo-ving” Christmas campaign aims to lift pandemic-affected families in Asia and Africa out of extreme poverty with gifts of cows, goats, chickens and other farm animals. Texas-based humanitarian agency GFA World (www.gfa.org) shows how people in America can change the lives of the world’s poorest families this Christmas in its latest special report, A Surprising Antidote to World Poverty: Farm Animals (http://www.gfa.org/press/animals).

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, reports: A “moo-ving” Christmas campaign aims to lift pandemic-affected families out of extreme poverty — with gifts of cows, goats, chickens and other farm animals. Texas-based… Continue reading GFA World Launches ‘Moo-ving’ Christmas Campaign to Tackle Poverty

Compassion Transforms Lives of Children in Peru

PERU – In the midst of the health crisis surrounding the pandemic Christian charity Compassion is providing practical and support to more than 86,000 children in Peru through their sponsorship program. One sponsor went the extra mile to help to radically turn around a very challenging housing situation for Joshmael and his family. Elia Sipan… Continue reading Compassion Transforms Lives of Children in Peru

The Happy Grandmas Make Special Gifts for Operation Christmas Child

MIAMI, FL — Barbara Korn and Margarita Sosa, who call themselves the Happy Grandmas, sew cuddly stuffed animals to pack in Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes to let children know that God loves them just the way they are. Margarita Sosa: Hola. I am Margarita. Barbara Korn: Hi. I’m Barbara. Margarita and Barbara: And together, we… Continue reading The Happy Grandmas Make Special Gifts for Operation Christmas Child

Ahead of ‘Giving Tuesday,’ on November 30, The Los Angeles Dream Center Kicks Off Their ‘Make 30 Matter’ Campaign

LOS ANGELES — As “Giving Tuesday” is coming up on November 30, the Los Angeles Dream Center is encouraging Americans in their city and throughout the country to join the global effort of showing gratitude by giving back. They will be kicking off their “Make 30 Matter” campaign on November 30, reminding current and potential… Continue reading Ahead of ‘Giving Tuesday,’ on November 30, The Los Angeles Dream Center Kicks Off Their ‘Make 30 Matter’ Campaign

Serving in Jesus’ Name After Alabama Floods

PELHAM, AL — Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief response in Floods in Pelham, Alabama, closed on November 4. 83 volunteers helped 84 homeowners, with three people placing their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. One homeowner, Penny Gibson thanks the Lord for the Samaritan’s Purse volunteers who helped clean up her house, becoming the hands and… Continue reading Serving in Jesus’ Name After Alabama Floods

Giving Hope this Christmas to Iraqi Girl Who Lost Her Father

IRAQ – This Christmas, there will be an empty chair at the table for Rafif’s family in Iraq. Everything Rafif knows about her dad she has heard from her mum, and other people who knew him. Because when Raddif ran towards that bus filled with Christian students, warning them of the planned bombing, he saved… Continue reading Giving Hope this Christmas to Iraqi Girl Who Lost Her Father

International Men’s Day Friday 19 November 2021

UNANDERRA, AUSTRALIA — Launched in 1999, and now celebrated in more than 90 countries worldwide, International Men’s Day is going from strength to strength. One of the six pillars of International Men’s Day is to improve gender relations and promote gender equality for both men and women. In this light our theme for IMD 2021… Continue reading International Men’s Day Friday 19 November 2021

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

Over 2,200 Churches Unite to Evangelize for Jesus

ORLANDO, FL — Christ for All Nations (CfaN) just completed their third “Operation Decapolis” – a Gospel Outreach Campaign that simultaneously targets to evangelize multiple cities or regions (up to 10 at a time). The gatherings were held in 6 different areas of Tanzania’s largest city, Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam is densely populated.… Continue reading Over 2,200 Churches Unite to Evangelize for Jesus

ACSI Launches the Great Commission Project and Strategic Partnership with Joshua Expeditions

COLORADO, SPRINGS — The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is partnering with faith-based global travel organization, Joshua Expeditions, to advance the Great Commission Project —a mobilization effort for thousands of member school students to share their faith. ACSI President Dr. Larry Taylor believes this partnership will provide ACSI students, faculty, and parents life-changing experiences.… Continue reading ACSI Launches the Great Commission Project and Strategic Partnership with Joshua Expeditions

$3 Million for the Benefit of Thousands of Impoverished Israeli Families

JERUSALEM — The coronavirus crisis has greatly impacted many families in Israel. To alleviate the overwhelming need, Israel’s Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs, together with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), has decided to provide more than $3 million for the benefit of individuals and families needing additional support. This will… Continue reading $3 Million for the Benefit of Thousands of Impoverished Israeli Families

Promise Keepers Announces New “Ending the Cycle of Father Wounds” E-course to Restore and Heal Men of All Ages While Strengthening Father-Child Bonds

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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — In the United States, 24 million children live in homes without fathers, including 78% of African American children and 46% of Anglo-American children. This epidemic of fatherlessness, and the resulting “Father Wounds” are addressed in a revolutionary way by Promise Keepers with a new e-course entitled “Ending the Cycle of Father… Continue reading Promise Keepers Announces New “Ending the Cycle of Father Wounds” E-course to Restore and Heal Men of All Ages While Strengthening Father-Child Bonds

Encouraging Homeowners and Veterans in Louisiana

HAMMOND, LA — Team Patriot members with Samaritan’s Purse are serving homeowners in Louisiana whose properties were damaged by Hurricane Ida by removing debris, cutting up downed trees, and tarping roofs. They are also ministering to and encouraging their fellow veterans who are working alongside of them. Eric Marcengill – Samaritan’s Purse: My name is… Continue reading Encouraging Homeowners and Veterans in Louisiana

Faith Academics and Beyond This Launch 54 Day Challenge to Promote Season of Compassion from Thanksgiving to MLK Day

TAMPA / INDIANAPOLIS — Faith Academics, a national company supporting online learning through character-based education, and Beyond This, an Indiana non-profit focused on mentoring and life coaching, have joined forces to create the 54 Day Challenge, a social initiative to unite and transform communities around the country through a season of compassion. The 54 Day… Continue reading Faith Academics and Beyond This Launch 54 Day Challenge to Promote Season of Compassion from Thanksgiving to MLK Day

Christ for all Nations Launches A Million Children for Jesus Campaign

TANZANIA, EAST AFRICA — Over 60% of the entire population of Africa is under the age of 25 and more than half of those are under the age of 16. In response as part of Christ for all Nation’s “Decade of Double Harvest”, the ministry has launched a campaign to reach a million children across… Continue reading Christ for all Nations Launches A Million Children for Jesus Campaign

Open Doors Helps Fadi who fled Boko Haram in Cameroon Several Times

CAMEROON — Fadi is a Christian from Cameroon who has been repeatedly displaced from her home by Boko Haram violence – but has now received much-needed emergency aid from Open Doors partners. Fadi – Cameroon Christian: “When I was in my village Barawa in 2013 Boko Haram came to attack our village. They came by… Continue reading Open Doors Helps Fadi who fled Boko Haram in Cameroon Several Times

‘Frontline’ Pastors ‘Risk Everything’ to Aid Orphans, Widows, War-Torn Families

'FRONTLINE' PASTORS RISK ALL TO AID ORPHANS, WIDOWS: Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) is aiming to help 1,300 "frontline pastors" and ministry workers in Russia and the former Soviet Union this winter who, it says, are "risking everything" to aid orphans, widows, and war-torn families.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S. organization is aiming to help 1,300 “frontline pastors” and ministry workers in Russia and the former Soviet Union this winter who, it says, are “risking everything” to aid orphans, widows, and suffering families. During the pandemic, local pastors across Russia and the former Soviet Union have trekked hundreds of miles… Continue reading ‘Frontline’ Pastors ‘Risk Everything’ to Aid Orphans, Widows, War-Torn Families

Ministering to Families Devastated by Northern California’s Caldor Fire

GRIZZLY FLATS, CA — California’s Caldor Fire burned 479 of the 660 homes in Grizzly Flats. Samaritan’s Purse volunteers helped homeowners recover precious items from the ashes and shared with them the hope found only in Jesus Christ. Woman’s voice: You could feel the heat coming. You could hear it– the fire– coming up the… Continue reading Ministering to Families Devastated by Northern California’s Caldor Fire

Syrian Refugee’s Life-Changing Move to Lebanon

LEBANON — The civil war forced a Syrian, Jouan and his family to flee Syria to live as a refugee in Lebanon. But while there his cousin Pastor Nihad led him to faith in Christ. Watch his powerful story here. Jouan – Syrian refugee: “We used to live in a nice house. We had our… Continue reading Syrian Refugee’s Life-Changing Move to Lebanon

CfaN’s Tanzania Crusade Sees Over 210,000 Decisions for Christ

TANZANIA — Thanks to CfaN’s multiplication strategy to train an army of evangelists they saw more than 210,000 decisions for Christ at their recent Operation Decapolis crusade in Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. Christ for all Nations recently concluded their latest Gospel outreach in the East African city of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, resulting… Continue reading CfaN’s Tanzania Crusade Sees Over 210,000 Decisions for Christ

Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

GERMANY — Millions of refugees fleeing war and economic hardships in the Middle East and Africa have made their way to Europe. They must learn a new language and learn how to deal with schools, transportation, banks and everything else. But a Christian foundation in Germany has created a unique housing project to help refugees… Continue reading Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

Alaska-Based Law Enforcement Retreat Renews Faith, Marriages

PORT ALSWORTH, AK — They came to Samaritan Lodge Alaska from across America sharing a common calling—law enforcement—and many similar stories of on-duty trauma: shootings, physical assaults, violent car accidents in pursuit of suspects. All were showered with love and encouragement. Most important, the eternal hope found only in Christ and the trustworthiness of His… Continue reading Alaska-Based Law Enforcement Retreat Renews Faith, Marriages

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

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

Global Disciples Hosts Live Nations Worship 2022 Event

LANCASTER, PA — NationsWorship, a live worship experience with participants from Africa, Asia, and the Americas, will be held at Dove Westgate church in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, as well as live streamed across the world on November 19, 2021. Global Disciples, with partners in 62 countries, will host the worship event. Those interested in joining the… Continue reading Global Disciples Hosts Live Nations Worship 2022 Event

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

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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

Will Graham Brings Hope of Christ to America’s Heartland

SOUTH DAKOTA / IOWA — Evangelist Will Graham brought the hope of Christ to America’s heartland during a series of celebrations in the US states of South Dakota and Iowa. The Don Barnett Arena at The Monument in Rapid City came to life with uplifting music and inspirational messages of hope, as more than 5,100… Continue reading Will Graham Brings Hope of Christ to America’s Heartland

Guatemalan Girl’s Celebration of Shoeboxes

CLIFTON, TN — Jane Marie Franks in Tennessee chose to celebrate her 16th birthday by inviting family and friends to pack 500 Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. She was inspired to pack more boxes after visiting her native Guatemala, the country from which she was adopted as a child. Jane Marie Franks: My name is… Continue reading Guatemalan Girl’s Celebration of Shoeboxes

Major Online Fatherhood Event Hosted by Promise Keepers Will Strengthen Dads of All Ages Through a Revolutionary 14-Day Challenge

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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Promise Keepers (PK), leading men to fulfill their destiny as godly fathers and leaders, is launching a 14-Day Fatherhood Challenge to provide strong support to dads of all ages through a biblical lens. It all starts with a FREE one-hour kickoff event LIVE on Facebook and YouTube on November 10, 2021,… Continue reading Major Online Fatherhood Event Hosted by Promise Keepers Will Strengthen Dads of All Ages Through a Revolutionary 14-Day Challenge

Pray.com Partners with Unite Health Share Ministries to Inspire Gratitude, Spirituality and Faith

LOS ANGELES — Pray.com, the world’s most popular faith-based mental and spiritual health resource, today announced a partnership with Unite Health Share Ministries (UHSM), to help members and staff maintain their holistic health and well-being. UHSM is a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, and through this partnership, UHSM amplifies its… Continue reading Pray.com Partners with Unite Health Share Ministries to Inspire Gratitude, Spirituality and Faith

Life Changing Impact of Operation Christmas Child in Ecuador

ECUADOR — Romina, a 12-year-old girl in Ecuador, praises God for the Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift she received filled with colored markers and other delightful surprises. More importantly, she learned about God at the festive outreach event and received Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. Romina Alejandra Ruiz de Aragon: My name is… Continue reading Life Changing Impact of Operation Christmas Child in Ecuador

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Hosts UK Evangelism Summits

LIVERPOOL ENGLAND — As churches continue to look at ways to minister the hope of the Gospel in their communities in the midst of the pandemic the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is hosting a series of evangelism summits across the UK. GNA reporter Peter Wooding went to the Liverpool Summit in the North West of… Continue reading Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Hosts UK Evangelism Summits

Afghan Girls ‘In Terror’ of Becoming Taliban Brides

AFGHAN CHRISTIAN GIRLS 'TERRIFIED' OF BECOMING TALIBAN BRIDES: Young Christian women and girls in Afghanistan are living in terror of being abducted as child brides for Taliban fighters -- and they're turning to a unique ministry for help. "(We) are terrified," 16-year-old Nisha told satellite and online Christian broadcaster SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org).

EASTON, MD — Young Christian women and girls in Afghanistan are living in terror of being abducted as child brides for Taliban fighters — and they’re turning to a unique ministry for help. “(We) are terrified,” 16-year-old Nisha told satellite and online Christian broadcaster SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org). “Everyone is afraid and scared of the Taliban. I… Continue reading Afghan Girls ‘In Terror’ of Becoming Taliban Brides