On this Religious Freedom Day, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing a rule that implements President Trump's executive order that removes current regulatory burdens on religious organizations and ensures that religious and non-religious organizations are treated equally in HHS-supported programs.

WASHINGTON — On Religious Freedom Day, January 16, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a rule that implements President Trump’s executive order that removes current regulatory burdens on religious organizations and ensures that religious and non-religious organizations are treated equally in HHS-supported programs. This rule protects HHS-supported religious social service…

An atheist "Grinch" organization has bullied an Oklahoma school district into telling third grade children they cannot participate in a live Nativity scene

EDMOND, OKLAHOMA — An atheist “Grinch” organization has bullied an Oklahoma school district into telling third grade children they cannot participate in a live Nativity scene during their school’s annual Christmas production. Liberty Counsel sent a letter to the Edmond Public School superintendent after Mary, Joseph and the Baby Jesus were dropped from Chisholm Elementary…

This past weekend, the Los Angeles Dream Center parking lot transformed into a winter wonderland hosting over 6,000 guests at their ‘Christmas Dreamland.’

LOS ANGELES — This past weekend, the Los Angeles Dream Center parking lot transformed into a winter wonderland complete with all the festive trimmings and filled with over 8,000 gifts, a skating rink, snow, Santa Claus, an appearance from Frozen’s Anna and Elsa, inflatables, cookies, hot cocoa and more. The Dream Center was pleased to be able to…

PragerU celebrates the surpassing of 3 billion views of it's online videos, proof that PragerU has become the trusted conservative media powerhouse.

LOS ANGELES — PragerU’s online videos surpassed the 3 billion views mark across its digital platforms this past week. The milestone comes during an unprecedented expansion of PragerU’s content offerings. Added to its staple menu of 5-minute videos — which made PragerU the go-to site for bite-sized explainers on conservative ideas — is a variety…

Franklin Graham shared the Gospel of Jesus with children while delivering gift-filled shoeboxes at Operation Christmas Child outreach event in Cambodia.

CAMBODIA – Samaritan’s Purse CEO and President Franklin Graham joined local church leaders in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with boys and girls while delivering gift-filled shoeboxes to them at a recent Operation Christmas Child outreach event in Cambodia’s capital. Eight-year-old Votey received a shoebox, making her one of more than 1 million children…

Millions of "unwanted" children in Asia crave "the gift of love and hope" this Christmas, missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) said today -- as the Texas-based organization launched a Christmas season campaign to help what it calls "the forgotten ones."

WILLS POINT, TX — Millions of “unwanted” children in Asia crave “the gift of love and hope” this Christmas, missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) said today — as the Texas-based organization launched a Christmas season campaign to help what it calls “the forgotten ones.” Asia’s ‘unwanted children’ crave ‘Hope More than Anything Else’…

March for Life Chicago Board President Dawn Fitzpatrick announced today that the March for Life Chicago 2020, set for January 11, will be a massive expansion of previous marches.

CHICAGO — March for Life Chicago Board President Dawn Fitzpatrick announced that the March for Life Chicago 2020, set for January 11, will be a massive expansion of previous marches. This time, the traditional rally and march is coupled with a convention featuring pro-life organizations from across the United States, a young adult evening event,…

Prison Fellowship International (PFI)— the largest and most extensive association of Christian ministries working in the criminal justice field — announced the Global Capacity Initiative, a new program to provide capacity building support to underperforming Prison Fellowship ministries.

WASHINGTON — Today, Prison Fellowship International (PFI)–the largest and most extensive association of Christian ministries working in the criminal justice field–announced the Global Capacity Initiative, a new program to provide capacity building support to underperforming Prison Fellowship ministries. The initiative, which will launch in early 2020, is built around research that demonstrates peer-to-peer organizational mentoring…

The ACSI Flourishing Schools Research is the first study of this magnitude to examine Christian school cultures and how they flourish.

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Association of Christian Schools International is pleased to announce the release of a national report on ACSI ‘s Flourishing Schools Research, a groundbreaking study designed to answer the most relevant questions Christian educators face today. Dr. Lynn Swaner, ACSI’s Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Cardus Senior Fellow, and lead author of…

African Mission Healthcare provides vital 'life support' for only major hospital for 1.3 million people in conflict-torn Sudan's Nuba Mountains

DELAND, FL — Aiming to provide vital medical help for hundreds of thousands of traumatized, but courageous and resilient victims of Sudan’s “hidden” war, U.S.-based nonprofit organization African Mission Healthcare (AMH, www.africanmissionhealthcare.org) launched a new campaign today—”Nuba 2020″— (www.Nuba2020.com) to coincide with Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3. AMH Provides Vital ‘Life Support’ for Only Major Hospital…

The Los Angeles Dream Center is excited to offer a way to participate in the nationwide effort of giving back this Giving Tuesday.

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center was excited to offer a way to participate in the nationwide effort of giving back this Giving Tuesday. This year, they’re looking for additional monthly donors to help support their residential programs benefiting homeless families, veterans and those recovering from addiction. With a monthly commitment of $10,…

Faith-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is challenging people to reject the commercialization of Christmas and remember Asia's 300 million "forgotten" outcasts this festive season.

Gospel for Asia’s ‘Forgotten Christmas’ Says ‘Put Compassion Ahead of Commercialism.’ WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is challenging people to reject the commercialization of Christmas and instead remember Christ and His heart for Asia’s 300 million “forgotten” outcasts this festive holiday season. Last year, Americans spent an estimated $720…

Launched in 1999, and now celebrated in more than 80 countries worldwide, International Men's Day is getting stronger and stronger.

UNANDERRA, AUSTRALIA — Launched in 1999, and now celebrated in more than 80 countries worldwide, International Men’s Day is getting stronger and stronger. Web enquiries this year are up 35%. The theme for IMD 2019 is “Making a Difference for Men and Boys.” Warwick Marsh from Australia, and coordinator for www.internationalmensday.com said, “Masculinity has been…

'HORROR STORY' OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Faith-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) says the "horror story" of violence against women and girls must end. The Texas-based organization urges people to speak out against violence as GFA marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Nov. 25.

Missions Agency Confronts Violence Against Women During International Observance, Nov. 25 WILLS POINT, TX — A staggering one-third of women and girls around the world will suffer physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) reports, as the organization marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against…

Rev. Patrick Mahoney, the Director of the Christian Defense Coalition based in Washington DC, is leading the efforts to support the democracy and freedom protests happening in Hong Kong and will be speaking at local rallies, leading prayer gatherings and meeting with local pro-democracy and Christian leaders.

WASHINGTON — Rev. Patrick Mahoney, the Director of the Christian Defense Coalition based in Washington DC, is leading the efforts to support the democracy and freedom protests happening in Hong Kong and will be speaking at local rallies, leading prayer gatherings and meeting with local pro-democracy and Christian leaders. Rev. Mahoney is the first American…

This week, the late Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein was honored with the dedication of the shock trauma unit at Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel in his name.

HAIFA — This week, the late Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein was honored with the dedication of the shock trauma unit at Rambam Hospital in Haifa, Israel in his name. Those attending the dedication ceremony on October 28 included Eckstein’s daughter and President and CEO of The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Mrs. Yael Eckstein, along…

The quality of life for children of prisoners in Malawi is about to improve thanks to partnership Prison Fellowship International & Prison Fellowship Malawi

WASHINGTON — The quality of life for hundreds of children in Malawi is about to improve thanks to a new partnership agreement between Prison Fellowship International and Prison Fellowship Malawi. After a year of preparation, Prison Fellowship International’s child sponsorship program launched in Malawi on November 1. The program commenced with the enrollment of the…

Wycliffe Associates trains workers to operate and maintain high-speed, digital printing systems, which can be concealed in the small room of a safe house. The translated Scriptures then can be printed from a flash drive.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, says the demand for Bibles has dramatically increased—especially in the Middle East. In areas where Christianity is a minority religion and Christians risk persecution, even death, Wycliffe Associates’ Print On Demand…

Gospel for Asia - on the frontlines in the fight to end extreme poverty has released a new report declaring extreme poverty "public enemy number one"

WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) – on the frontlines in the fight against poverty–has released a new report declaring extreme poverty “public enemy number one,” and challenging people everywhere to help eradicate it. The release of the report – titled Poverty: Public Enemy #1: Eliminating Extreme Poverty Worldwide…

From the war then borders of Syria to the historic Christian communities of North Africa, the Christian church in the Middle East faces imminent extinction.

WASHINGTON — In a recent national survey, the MENA Collective, a new organization publicly launching November 1, 2019, asked active, church-going millennials their thoughts regarding giving and the Middle East. Their findings show that almost half of those surveyed did not trust their local church when it comes to giving their money. Equally surprising was…

Wycliffe Associates is ready to begin Bible translation projects in 450 new languages in some of the world’s most isolated regions.

ORLANDO, FL —Wycliffe Associates, an international organization involving people in the advancement of Bible translation, is ready to begin translation projects in 450 new languages in some of the world’s most isolated regions, including places where Christianity is a crime and the Bible is banned. “We can now expand national Bible translation into places where…

On Night to Shine the Tim Tebow Foundation is honored to announce OneShare Health as a new partner committed to celebrating people with special needs.

JACKSONVILLE, FL — With an estimated 110,000 honored guests expected to attend the foundation’s annual Night to Shine prom next February, the Tim Tebow Foundation is honored to announce OneShare Health as a new global partner equally committed to celebrating people with special needs. “The support of OneShare Health, in addition to our other partners,…

The Algemeiner, a leading publication in Israel, has unveiled its latest “Jewish 100” (J100) list—an exclusive roster of “the top one hundred individuals who have positively influenced Jewish life this past year.”

JERUSALEM — The Algemeiner, a leading publication in Israel, has unveiled its latest “Jewish 100” (J100) list—an exclusive roster of “the top one hundred individuals who have positively influenced Jewish life this past year.” The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) is pleased to announce their new President, Mrs. Yael Eckstein, 35, has…

NHCLC is launching a series of nationwide campaigns to protect the sanctity of human life, defend religious liberty and advocate for biblical justice.

SACRAMENTO, CA — The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) is launching a series of nationwide campaigns to protect the sanctity of human life, defend religious liberty and advocate for biblical justice. The campaigns, drawn from the NHCLC’s life, religious liberty and biblical justice directives, are a collaborative effort with some of the most influential…

Institute on Religion and Democracy & China Aid, joined by Christian leaders & advocates, are sending a Statement of Solidarity to Hong Kong Christians

WASHINGTON — As the People’s Republic of China this week commemorates 70 years of Communist rule, the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) and China Aid, joined by other Christian leaders and advocates, are sending a Statement of Solidarity to Hong Kong’s Christians and all those who fight to maintain their freedom in Hong Kong….

Thousands of children in Asia die yearly because their families don't wash their hands properly, Gospel for Asia reported, marking Global Hand washing Day.

WILLS POINT, TX — While Americans take washing their hands for granted, thousands of children in Asia die every year because their families don’t wash their hands properly, mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) reported, marking Global Handwashing Day, October 15. Under the theme “Clean Hands for All,” Global Handwashing Day promotes the vital…

The Surge Project released The World Missions Experience - a 360-degree, virtual film that will allow users to experience missions around the world.

DALLAS — The Surge Project, a global church planting initiative founded by Larry Stockstill, today released The World Missions Experience (http://missionsexperience.com) – a one-of-a-kind, immersive, 360-degree, virtual film that will allow users to experience missions around the world. “Not many believers get to travel abroad to personally experience how God is transforming lives around the…

NHCLC has recently announced a partnership with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to offer legal aid to its member congregations.

SACRAMENTO, CA — The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), led by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, has recently announced a partnership with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to offer legal aid to its member congregations. The partnership – which will allow NHCLC member churches throughout the U.S. to access religious freedom legal help at a discounted rate…

After years of preparation and prayer, thousands of followers of Jesus throughout East Texas came for CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau

TYLER, TX — After years of preparation and prayer, thousands of followers of Jesus and hundreds of churches throughout East Texas came together for CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau, culminating in a free, 2-day, evangelistic festival at The Square in downtown Tyler on October 5 and 6. Hosted by 405 churches, businesses, and nonprofits,…

During Pastor Appreciation Month, the campaign invites churches to "show and share" God's love for pastors, and offers ideas and resources on its website.

WASHINGTON — The newly launched Bless Your Pastor campaign (BlessYourPastor.org) has gained quick momentum as thousands across America have signed up to be part of the movement. The campaign is focused on encouraging and equipping America’s churchgoing faithful to “show and share God’s love” for their hard-working — and often under-compensated — pastors during Pastor…

Kairos Prison Ministry International is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus to impact the hearts of the incarcerated and their families.

DEBARY, FL — Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (“Kairos”), a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, announced today that it has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. Kairos Prison Ministry’s mission is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the…

The LA Dream Center celebrated another year of miracles this past weekend during their annual Night of Dreams on Saturday, September 28.

Donations will be used to fund residential expenses for hundreds of prisoners, human trafficking victims, veterans, and homeless families in 2020. LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center celebrated another year of miracles this past weekend during their annual Night of Dreams on Saturday, September 28. This year’s event included many moments of reflection…

Christian Care Ministry (CCM), which offers the popular Medi-Share healthcare sharing ministry, is inviting the entire community to its second annual “Day of Sharing,” a nationwide initiative to motivate and mobilize people to share their time, talent and treasure to serve others Oct. 5. The theme of this year’s event is, “Find a Need, Fill the Need, Impact the Kingdom.”

MELBOURNE, FL — Christian Care Ministry (CCM), which offers the popular Medi-Share healthcare sharing ministry, is inviting the entire community to its second annual “Day of Sharing,” a nationwide initiative to motivate and mobilize people to share their time, talent and treasure to serve others Oct. 5. The theme of this year’s event is, “Find…