Pathway Learning – Equipping Christian Leaders Around the World

WINTER PARK, FL – Pathway Learning was born in the heart of Dr. Steve Childers when after leading a training session for church leaders in Africa. His lesson included the matter of serving widows and orphans in the communities represented at the conference. None of the churches represented were doing anything. Steve immediately realized that… Continue reading Pathway Learning – Equipping Christian Leaders Around the World

New Report Reveals Alarming Rise in Trafficking, Forced Marriage of Christian Women and Girls Globally

SANTA ANA, CA — There is a growing, hidden, “shadow pandemic” of violence, abduction and trafficking directed towards Christian women and girls around the world, according to a new report from Open Doors USA. “Same Faith, Different Persecution,” published ahead of International Women’s Day, explores targeted Gender-Specific Religious Persecution (GSRP) over 12 months between October… Continue reading New Report Reveals Alarming Rise in Trafficking, Forced Marriage of Christian Women and Girls Globally

CURE International to Launch Zimbabwe’s First Children’s Orthopedic Hospital

SPRING LAKE, MI — CURE International (CURE), a global provider of surgical treatment for children with treatable disabilities, announced plans to open CURE Children’s Hospital of Zimbabwe, a first-in-the-nation facility providing life-transforming medical care to thousands of vulnerable children. Reconstruction of the $5 million hospital was recently completed by the Zimbabwe Orthopedic Trust (ZOT) in… Continue reading CURE International to Launch Zimbabwe’s First Children’s Orthopedic Hospital

Hundreds of Fellowship Volunteers Visit 1,500 Lonely Elderly on Purim and Give Them Festive Food Gifts

JERUSALEM — As part of its ongoing activities to improve the well-being of the elderly in Israel and reduce the effects of loneliness and poverty among them, The Fellowship is implementing a special Purim activity in which hundreds of volunteers will come to the homes of about 1,500 lonely elderly people and give them festive… Continue reading Hundreds of Fellowship Volunteers Visit 1,500 Lonely Elderly on Purim and Give Them Festive Food Gifts

God Is Writing a Beautiful Story for Iran

ALPHARETTA, GA – It takes only one visit to Elam Ministries’ website to see the evidence that God is writing a beautiful story for Iran. What is that story, and how can it be possible? Isn’t Iran ruled by the Muslin ayatollahs? Haven’t Iranian officials called the U.S. and Israel “Big Satan” and “Little Satan?”… Continue reading God Is Writing a Beautiful Story for Iran

Predisan: Proclaiming Jesus & Healing Lives in Honduras

CATACAMAS, HONDURAS – The mission of Predisan is “Proclaiming Jesus and Healing Lives” in Honduras. Their objective is to help the Honduran people realize their inherent worth and wholeness, as God intended in His redemptive plan. About The name Predisan is a mashup of two Spanish words that, individually, mean ‘to proclaim’ and ‘to serve.’… Continue reading Predisan: Proclaiming Jesus & Healing Lives in Honduras

International Humanitarian Organization Partners with First Responders Ahead of Snowstorm in Israel

Yael Eckstein, President and CEO of The Fellowship, with staff delivering food boxes and blankets to elderly citizens in Jerusalem and the surrounding region. | Photo Credit: © 2021 IFCJ, photo by Avishag Shaar-Yashuv

JERUSALEM — On Wednesday, just ahead of the storm that covered Jerusalem and the surrounding area with a thick blanket of snow, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) together with United Hatzalah, distributed more than 200 packages of warm blankets, space heaters, and food supplies to elderly residents of the capital and… Continue reading International Humanitarian Organization Partners with First Responders Ahead of Snowstorm in Israel

Textiles Training Program Transforms Lives of Young Women in Ghana

GHANA — Christian charity Theovision International is seeing the lives of many uneducated young women in Ghana completely transformed through their textiles training program. Not only are many establishing their own successful businesses as a result of the training they receive, but they are also coming to know Christ after joining audio Bible classes. Young… Continue reading Textiles Training Program Transforms Lives of Young Women in Ghana

Colombian Pastor’s Beautiful Answer to Prayer

COLOMBIA — A Colombian pastor praises God for the ministry he shares with Samaritan’s Purse to help feed hungry families, many of whom are Venezuelan migrants, and share the hope of the Gospel with them. Pastor Yahir: Today Samaritan’s Purse delivered food in Maria Auxiliadora. It was a miracle from God. Today the heavens were… Continue reading Colombian Pastor’s Beautiful Answer to Prayer

Pulse to Host ‘Preach Twin Cities’ Evangelism Showcase Livestream March 2

MINNEAPOLIS — Pulse, the millennial-led evangelism movement, is hosting “Preach Twin Cities,” a livestream event at First Baptist Church of Minneapolis showcasing emerging preachers, on March 2, 2021. Pulse executives viewed over 40 video submissions in January and selected ten participants to share their messages on this national platform. Participants have been coached for this… Continue reading Pulse to Host ‘Preach Twin Cities’ Evangelism Showcase Livestream March 2

Modern Day Slavery Accelerates Under Cover of COVID-19

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by KP Yohannan, whas been the model for numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, issued this Special Report update on the state of Modern Day Slavery amid the COVID 19 pandemic. In my original report, 21st Century… Continue reading Modern Day Slavery Accelerates Under Cover of COVID-19

Sowing Hope Seeds

BRADENTON, FL – Hope Seeds is a Christian outreach with a long-term perspective. Hope Seeds was established in 1999 as a ministry of the Hope Church in Bradenton, Florida. With the slogan of “Plant a Seed! Feed a Soul!” Hope Seeds works to share the Gospel and to contribute to the reduction of world hunger… Continue reading Sowing Hope Seeds

In Memoriam: John Baker, Founder of Celebrate Recovery

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LAKE FOREST, CA – Imagine what life is like being a follower of Christ, even called to ministry, but trapped by an addiction that will not let you out of its grasp. It may not be all that difficult to imagine. Tens of thousands of born-again believers already know first-hand. Some may read this article.… Continue reading In Memoriam: John Baker, Founder of Celebrate Recovery

Samaritan’s Purse Completes Work at California Field Hospital

LANCASTER, CA — When Dr. Ed Carns arrived in Lancaster, California, he knew he was about to walk into many situations requiring prayer, wisdom, and medical skill, ultimately relying on the healing hand of God. Now, more than a month later, Dr. Carns, the Samaritan’s Purse team lead for their California COVID response, recounts how… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Completes Work at California Field Hospital

The Winter Kyiv Jewish Messianic Congregation Retreat 2021

UKRAINE — The retreat complied with the quarantine restrictions but was as fiery as ever! A week of praying, worshiping, and experiencing God’s tangible presence. This was the atmosphere that believers dove into from 40 different countries, including the United Arab Emirates! Some people were able to attend and immerse in the retreat atmosphere on-site… Continue reading The Winter Kyiv Jewish Messianic Congregation Retreat 2021

Gospel for Asia Canada Shares the True Meaning of Christmas with Children During the Pandemic

STONEY CREEK, ON — Despite the difficulties of 2020, GFA World (Gospel for Asia Canada), together with Believers Eastern Church, collected Christmas gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need. 2020 was a difficult year. COVID-19 pandemic restrictions meant that many of the regular events of our lives had to be rearranged or maybe even cancelled altogether.… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Canada Shares the True Meaning of Christmas with Children During the Pandemic

Convoy of Hope Deploys Emergency Relief to Texas

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Convoy of Hope’s tractor trailers have arrived and continue to arrive to parts of Texas with water and supplies. In total, 10 of their fleet have been loaded with mostly cases of water, and also some food, blankets and cleaning supplies and have either already arrived to TX distribution sites, are currently… Continue reading Convoy of Hope Deploys Emergency Relief to Texas

GLO: A Light Shining in Burundi

CHARLESTON, SC – I am going to assume that you know as much about Burundi as I did before I began to investigate the benevolent work of GLO (aka Great Lakes Outreach). So, before I can introduce you to GLO, I need to familiarize you with the African nation of Burundi. Burundi Burundi occupies less… Continue reading GLO: A Light Shining in Burundi

How Earth Mission Cares for the Karen

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SILOAM SPRINGS, AR – Earth Mission was founded in 1982 as a short-term mission platform. The mission projects were specifically opportunities for engineers, engineering students, and technicians to assist and support missionaries in countries like Mexico and the Dominican Republic. They not only built and equipped structures, but they also created businesses that would benefit… Continue reading How Earth Mission Cares for the Karen

Hope Walks with Jesus

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MECHANICSBURG, PA – Hope Walks is a relatively young faith-based medical missionary organization built upon years of experience.  Hope Walks officially became an independent entity in June 2019, emerging from the CURE Clubfoot Program, which originated in 2006. In 2018, CURE decided to spin off the clubfoot program from CURE International. This set the stage… Continue reading Hope Walks with Jesus

Loom International: Introducing African Communities to Continuous Change

PORTLAND, OR – Loom International is a relatively young, faith-based NGO led by a core group of Christians with expertise in sustainable change. Loom’s operational model, similar in many ways to that of some highly successful for-profit institutions, projects both short and long-term outcomes based on continual improvement. These principles are applied on the ground… Continue reading Loom International: Introducing African Communities to Continuous Change

Pointing the Way to the Great Physician: Medical Missions Outreach

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BALTIMORE, MD – Medical Missions Outreach is a ministry established by a local church to send medical teams to serve in collaboration with other local churches around the world. Teams of medical professionals with a spectrum of specialties travel to locations in developing countries accompanied by a cadre of volunteers. A well-conceived, systemic, and sustainable… Continue reading Pointing the Way to the Great Physician: Medical Missions Outreach

The Key of Hope in South Africa

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DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA – Dan and Rachel Smither sold their home, their cars, and their furniture to help raise funds to begin the Key of Hope ministry in Durban, South Africa, in 2007. One year later, they had boots – and 16 suitcases – on the ground. At the time, South Africa was ranked third… Continue reading The Key of Hope in South Africa

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

Nations Church: Something Great is Coming

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ORLANDO — At the 2021 Fire Conference, Christ for All Nations’ (CfaN) President Daniel Kolenda, announced the forthcoming launch of Nations Church! With plans to open in August 2021, Nations Church will be a thriving, life-giving, evangelistically orientated, local church with a focus on serving the Orlando, Florida area. The announcement made alongside his wife,… Continue reading Nations Church: Something Great is Coming

Samaritan’s Purse Continues Fight Against COVID-19 in L.A. County

LANCASTER, CA — Samaritan’s Purse continues to work hand-in-hand with Antelope Valley Hospital in LA County —bringing medical surge capacity to aid in the fight against COVID-19 in Southern California. Their 54-bed unit is not only helping patients, but also bringing urgently needed relief to medical workers at Antelope Valley Hospital; many of whom have… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Continues Fight Against COVID-19 in L.A. County

Shepherd’s Men Announces Brasfield & Gorrie’s Five-Year Fundraising Campaign Results

ATLANTA — In 2016, Brasfield & Gorrie made a five-year commitment to fundraise among its employees and subcontractors—for Shepherd’s Men to support the SHARE Military Initiative at the Shepherd Center. During this five-year campaign, employees and subcontractors visited the Shepherd Center to see the work underway first-hand, participate in events alongside former SHARE clients and,… Continue reading Shepherd’s Men Announces Brasfield & Gorrie’s Five-Year Fundraising Campaign Results

GFA World Spreads Holiday Cheer Through Food Bank Donations

GFA World Collects Food Bank Donations: Canadian-based mission agency GFA World collected non-perishable food items for the Stoney Creek Food Bank, during the Advent season.

STONEY CREEK, ON — GFA World (Gospel for Asia Canada) joins with their community to provide for citizens in need during the COVID pandemic through food bank donations. Imagine if you didn’t have enough money to put food on the table for your family. This is a difficult reality that many families have faced this… Continue reading GFA World Spreads Holiday Cheer Through Food Bank Donations

How ITEC Is Changing Short-Term Missions

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DUNNELLON, FL – January 8, 2021, marked the 65th anniversary of what, at the time, appeared to be one of the worst missionary tragedies in modern history. Nate Saint, Ed McCully, Peter Flemming, Roger Youderian, and Jim Elliot sacrificed their lives attempting to share the Gospel with the Waodoni Indian tribe (formerly known as the… Continue reading How ITEC Is Changing Short-Term Missions

Help and Healing in North Carolina

LENOIR, NC — As a Samaritan’s Purse medical team is treating Covid-19 patients in western North Carolina at their Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir they are praising God as they see recovered patients leave their facility. Regina Randolph, RN, Samaritan’s Purse: We are here in Lenoir, North Carolina, set up on the campus of Caldwell… Continue reading Help and Healing in North Carolina

157 Organizations Honored as ‘2020’s Certified Best Christian Workplaces’

MERCER ISLAND, WA — Today, the Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 157 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2020. Says BCWI CEO and Co-founder Al Lopus, “Today, we honor extraordinary organizations whose leaders took a wise, courageous, and necessary step. Faced with the simultaneous challenges of managing remote workplaces, shrinking budgets and… Continue reading 157 Organizations Honored as ‘2020’s Certified Best Christian Workplaces’

Congressman Mike Garcia Visits Field Hospital in California

LANCASTER, CA — U.S. Representative Mike Garcia has received a tour of the Samaritan’s Purse Emergency Field Hospital in Los Angeles County. The mobile unit opened in the parking lot of Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster January 16 and their medical team is treating Covid-19 patients providing God’s love in action. Mike Garcia, Congressman, California’s… Continue reading Congressman Mike Garcia Visits Field Hospital in California

Celebrating 40 Years of Service: A Vital Link From One Generation to the Next

ORLANDO — Christ for All Nations (CfaN) is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Vice President, Peter Vandenberg, joining the team. Born and raised in Zimbabwe and trained in both engineering and ministry, Peter joined CfaN in 1981 after a chance encounter with the founder, Reinhard Bonnke. Peter was so moved by the then young evangelist,… Continue reading Celebrating 40 Years of Service: A Vital Link From One Generation to the Next

InterAct in the North Pacific Crescent

BORING, OR – InterAct Ministries is based in Boring, Oregon. Nothing about InterAct’s history or ministry, however, is boring. An Unusual Beginning It didn’t take long for John Gillespie and his wife, Nadine, after they arrived in Alaska in 1941, to realize that missionaries there were working toward the same goal, but not many were… Continue reading InterAct in the North Pacific Crescent

Christians Urged to Share Stories of Hope Online

ENGLAND – January is a notoriously difficult month for many, and the pandemic has only highlighted the struggles individuals and communities are facing. In response the team behind Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer in the UK has launched an online initiative to offer the hope of Christ during such uncertain times. The Answered Prayer Challenge… Continue reading Christians Urged to Share Stories of Hope Online

25 Christian Leaders Affirm Gospel for Asia’s Integrity & Credibility

  •  Francis Chan, Pastor & Author »  •  Palmer Holt, President, InChrist Communications » •  David Mains, Radio & TV Broadcaster »  •  George Verwer, Founder, Operation Mobilization » WILLS POINT, TX – K.P. Yohannan and Gospel for Asia (GFA World), the organization he founded in 1979, have served the Lord faithfully in 18… Continue reading 25 Christian Leaders Affirm Gospel for Asia’s Integrity & Credibility

Emergency Field Hospital Opens in Southern California

LANCASTER, CA — While a patient is dying approximately every six minutes in LA County right now Samaritan’s Purse has opened an emergency field hospital in the parking lost of Antelope Valley Hospital to assist them as they become increasingly overwhelmed with Covid patients. Samaritan’s Purse team member Shannon Wood explains how they are there… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Opens in Southern California

Peruvian Churches Donate Blood for Cancer Patients

PERU — In Peru, an initiative led by Christian youth, recruited volunteers to donate blood, to help save lives and improve the health of sick children amid COVID. Boys and girls undergoing chemotherapy, and being treated for leukemia, heart surgeries, burns and other medical emergencies benefitted the most from these blood donations. 36 Peruvian Church… Continue reading Peruvian Churches Donate Blood for Cancer Patients

Field Hospital Will Care for COVID-19 Patients in Western North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA — Samaritan’s Purse is expected to receive their first patients later this week at their Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina, in response to rising COVID-19 cases in the region. The 30-bed emergency unit will help support regional medical centers as they reach capacity due to rising coronavirus hospitalizations. Edward Graham, Samaritan’s… Continue reading Field Hospital Will Care for COVID-19 Patients in Western North Carolina

Serving Special Needs Families Through Family Retreat at Home

NEW ENGLAND — Dan and Sandra Rivera were super excited when they heard about Family Retreat taking place in New England. Their sons DeMetrius (19), Nathan (11) and Isaac (6) matched their parents’ excitement. Both DeMetrius and Nathan have global developmental delays, making their day-to-day caregiving routines incredibly complicated – and making vacations impossible. Little… Continue reading Serving Special Needs Families Through Family Retreat at Home

Spiritual and Physical Support for Venezuelan Women and Children

COLOMBIA — Samaritan’s Purse is helping to provide physical and spiritual support for Venezuelan women and their children who are fleeing to Colombia to escape economic hardship in their native country. José Rodríguez, Samaritan’s Purse: Venezuelan people are going through one of the most dramatic socioeconomic crises in the history of the world. Many Venezuelans… Continue reading Spiritual and Physical Support for Venezuelan Women and Children

Christmas Russia Outreach on Target to Reach 50,000 Children

RUSSIA — An annual event launched by Slavic Gospel Association in 2002 — is on target to distribute Christmas gifts, children’s Bibles, and personalized ornaments to 50,000 Children in Russia. Despite lockdown restrictions SGA church partners are reaching out into hospital, orphanages and the homes of vulnerable children as part of their Immanuel’s Child outreach.… Continue reading Christmas Russia Outreach on Target to Reach 50,000 Children

Young Ukrainian Lives Impacted at Christian Winter Bible Camp

UKRAINE — Mercy Projects has been coordinating week-long Bible Winter Camps in Ukraine for several years now, but with Covid-19 restrictions their team was able to creatively adapt with a packed weekend of activities, worship and Bible teaching. Mercy Projects team member Zhenya explains they were so grateful to God for this unique opportunity to… Continue reading Young Ukrainian Lives Impacted at Christian Winter Bible Camp

Discover 222 Ministries International

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GLENDALE, CA – No, this is not a list of 222 international ministries. It is an introduction to the faith-based 222 Ministries International founded in 1991 to take the Gospel to one of the most difficult places on earth: Iran. 222 Ministries’ Beginnings Lazarus Yeghnazar and his wife, Maggie, left their home country not long… Continue reading Discover 222 Ministries International

Persecution of Christians Exacerbated by a Year of Covid-19 According to World Watch List 2021

SANTA ANA, CA — Open Doors has today launched their 2021 World Watch list highlighting the 50 worst countries for persecution. Their report also found that rather than the spread of Covid-19 slowing down the rate of persecution, in many cases, it has been greatly intensified – in a variety of forms: Christians in numerous… Continue reading Persecution of Christians Exacerbated by a Year of Covid-19 According to World Watch List 2021

Q&A with Rise Against Hunger

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RALEIGH, NC – If your family is like mine, hardly a day goes by without at least one email or snail mail soliciting donations to support charitable organizations whose work is to feed hungry families. Will it never end? Not the solicitations – the hunger. The earth has more than enough food to feed the… Continue reading Q&A with Rise Against Hunger

Healing the Wounds of War

ARMENIA — Samaritan’s Purse is bringing urgently needed medical care to people who have been forced to flee their homes due to the ongoing conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan—and sharing with them the love of Christ. Due to the recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, there are thousands of displaced people in the Caucasia region.… Continue reading Healing the Wounds of War

8 Ways to Pray for Our Nation’s Leaders

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States is about to undergo changes in leadership at multiple levels. We will soon have a new President and Vice President, a new Congress, and new Cabinet members, advisors, and department heads. Each of these people will face challenges, the weight of which is as yet unknown. The inauguration of… Continue reading 8 Ways to Pray for Our Nation’s Leaders

Emergency Field Hospital Takes Shape in Los Angeles County

CALIFORNIA — Samaritan’s Purse is preparing to open an Emergency Field Hospital in Lancaster, California, to care for people suffering from COVID-19. A Disaster Assistance Response Team is already on the ground, with more personnel en route. On January 11, 2021 their DC-8 cargo jet airlifted much of the equipment needed for the hospital to… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Takes Shape in Los Angeles County

How Should We Prepare for the Inauguration?

WASHINGTON, DC – Preparations for the President-elect to take the Presidential Oath of Office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building at noon on January 20 are underway. “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my… Continue reading How Should We Prepare for the Inauguration?