Global missionary statesman Dr. K.P. Yohannan, founder and director of Texas-based missions organization Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org), recalls how God led him through "the most difficult and loneliest time of my life" in a classic new book titled Never Give Up: The Story of a Broken Man Impacting a Generation.

Gripping account of K.P. Yohannan’s spiritual journey set for release April 28 as nearly half of Americans cite COVID-19 as ‘last days’ warning. WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan. The leader of one of America’s largest faith-based organizations reveals how…

Boys adventure movement Trail Life USA announced "National Backyard Campout" -- encouraging families to "make memories" during the COVID-19 lockdown.

During COVID-19 lockdown, Trail Life USA invites families across U.S. to campout in backyard April 17 GREENVILLE, SC — Boys adventure movement Trail Life USA (www.TrailLifeUSA.com) today announced its first-ever “National Backyard Campout” — encouraging families to “make memories” during the COVID-19 lockdown. At a time when “outward bound” has become “homebound” for families across…

The abortion lobby is not exempt from public health directives designed to stop the COVID-19 spread, only Texas has actually enforced it.

CLEVELAND— While Ohio, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Maryland have made it clear that abortion clinics are not exempt from public health directives designed to stop the COVID-19 spread, only Texas has actually enforced it. “It appears only Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is taking the pandemic and the governor’s order to prevent the spread of…

USCIRF expressed its concern over reports in Pakistan targeting Hazara Shi’a for the spread of COVID-19 amid the Coronavirus lockdown.

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today expressed its concern over reports of the provincial government of Balochistan, Pakistan targeting Hazara Shi’a for the spread of COVID-19 amid the Coronavirus lockdown. “We are troubled that government officials in Balochistan are scapegoating the already vulnerable and marginalized Hazara Shi’a community…

Professor William Jeynes is organizing a National Day of Repentance for April 12th. He is hopeful that Pres.Trump will make the declaration for the country.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA — Professor and Harvard graduate William Jeynes is organizing a National Day of Repentance for Easter, Sunday, April 12th. He is contacting governors to announce the proclamation for their states, and religious leaders to make the proclamation for their houses of worship and denominations. He is hopeful that President Trump will make…

Samaritan's Purse deployed its Emergency Field Hospital to New York City, New York, where the local medical infrastructure is severely overwhelmed.

International Christian Relief Organization Responds at the Epicenter of the Coronavirus in the U.S. BOONE, NC — Samaritan’s Purse deployed its Emergency Field Hospital to New York City, New York, where the local medical infrastructure is severely overwhelmed. In cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), New York state officials, and local hospital authorities,…

Churches are using technology to reach their most vulnerable members, while aligning with social distancing measures amid coronavirus crisis.

Small churches poised to embrace new technology ahead of Easter Sunday 2020 LENOIR CITY, TN — ChurchStreaming.tv and easyTithe, Ministry Brands companies, reported an unprecedented surge in congregant online worship and tithing as in-person church attendance levels decrease. easyTithe saw a 99% increase in online giving and ChurchStreaming.tv saw a quadrupling of its streaming usage…

As health and economic concerns rise, "Coronavirus: Hope for Today" will provide inspiring stories, opportunities for prayer, & answers from experts.

WALL, PA — Fear. Panic. Anxiety. Uncertainty. As people throughout the U.S. and around the world are experiencing these emotions, Cornerstone Television Network (a faith-based TV network) has decided to extend its daily programming special, entitled “Coronavirus: Hope for Today” on its own network, and through other networks across the nation. Originally announced as a…

Wycliffe Associates is using technology to protect and empower Bible translators working in regions of intense persecution for Christians.

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 using technology to protect and empower Bible translators working in regions of intense persecution for Christians. By using high-capacity, Print On Demand equipment, Bible translators can quickly print the Scriptures…

Marking World Water Day, March 22, GFA says millions worldwide don't have clean water, soap to wash hands in battle against coronavirus

WILLS POINT, TX — Hundreds of millions of people around the world can’t take the most basic precaution against the coronavirus or other diseases — because they don’t have clean water or soap to wash their hands, mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) warned today. Marking World Water Day, Gospel for Asia says millions…

Churches, international and national ministries, Christian schools, rescue missions and a host of grassroots organizations are coping with "coronavirus shock" as they face unprecedented challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

CHARLOTTE, NC – Churches, international and national ministries, Christian schools, rescue missions and a host of grassroots organizations are coping with “coronavirus shock” as they face unprecedented challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Churches, Christian missions and ministries everywhere have suffered a significant jolt and are urgently trying to figure out the best path forward,” says…

International activists are sounding the alarm over what they say is the pervasive and violent persecution of embattled Nigerian Christians

The International Committee on Nigeria (ICON) launched a campaign Wednesday titled the “Silent Slaughter” to raise awareness about the estimated more than 60,000 Nigerians who have died as a result of religious conflicts since 2001. Already this year, ICON reports more than 400 Nigerians were killed because of their Christian faith, with thousands more displaced….

Paul William Richards will be shipping copies of his book, "Helping Your Church Live Stream," to as many houses of worship during the coronavirus outbreak.

WEST CHESTER, PA — Paul William Richards has announced that he will be shipping copies of his book, “Helping Your Church Live Stream,” to as many houses of worship as possible during the coronavirus outbreak. Richards is Chief Streaming Officer at PTZOptics, a live streaming camera manufacturer. The book, which was released in 2019, is…

Amid mounting fears of a global coronavirus pandemic, inChrist Communications issued a warning to ministries not to "go silent" in a sudden crisis.

CHARLOTTE, NC — Amid mounting fears of a global coronavirus pandemic, a leading faith-based communications agency today issued a warning to ministries, churches and other organizations not to “go silent” in a sudden crisis. With our world facing potential pandemic, InChrist Communications draws on the Ebola Crisis experience, saying its crucial to talk openly during…

The violence targeting Christian churches in northern Nigeria has turned that country into “a ticking time bomb,” U.S. religious leaders warn.

ADAMAWA, Nigeria – More than 100 members of the Islamic State of West Africa, also known as Boko Haram, recently swarmed northern Adamawa, a state in northeast Nigeria, and set at least five churches ablaze while they opened fire and indiscriminately killed residents, according to Sunday reports. The violence targeting Christian churches in northern Nigeria…

Wycliffe SUN NT is the only known attempt to make Scripture accessible to the deaf who don’t know sign language or to those who are both deaf and blind.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates will hold a dedication service for its newly published Symbolic Universal Notation (SUN) New Testament on February 20, 2020, at its worldwide headquarters in Orlando, Florida. SUN is a written, concept-based language created by Wycliffe Associates that the Deaf, regardless of where they live in the world, can begin learning…

Trail Life USA wants to reinforce its commitment to providing a safe experience for all boys, from kindergarten through 12th grade.

GREENVILLE — The following statement is provided by Mark Hancock (pictured below) — CEO, Trail Life USA: “We are deeply saddened that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), a long-standing American institution, is in this unfortunate situation. “Trail Life USA (www.TrailLifeUSA.org), a Christian boys’ mentoring and discipleship movement, wants to reinforce its commitment to providing…

The campaign, led by the Kasr El-Dobara network of churches and including Andrew and Wendy Palau, featured 10 outreaches to different sectors of society.

AL MINYA — Thousands of Egyptians from 60 local churches united with the Luis Palau Association to spread hope through a 3-day outreach, February 6-8. The massive effort reached 15,000 people in person and saw more than 1,500 make a public confession of faith in Jesus Christ.The campaign, led by the Kasr El-Dobara network of churches…

As the global coronavirus crisis continues to escalate, GFA challenged Christians to pray and fast for divine intervention during the upcoming Lent season.

WILLS POINT, TX — As the global coronavirus crisis continues to escalate, mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA) today challenged Christians to pray and fast for divine intervention during the upcoming Lent season.  Mission agency also unveils new website to refocus Christians on Christ and his heart for the hurting through Lenten season of prayer,…

SAT-7 announced a virtual, "real-time" television news-talk show -- Signal -- that is the first program of its kind encouraging Iran's 'Secret' Christians.

Amid U.S.-Iran tensions, broadcaster SAT-7 gives Iranian Christians first opportunity to share with millions of viewers, many from extremist backgrounds EASTON — Pioneering broadcaster SAT-7 today announced a virtual, “real-time” television news-talk show — Signal — that is the first program of its kind encouraging Iran’s “secret Christians” — at a time when U.S.-Iran tensions…

The Classical Difference released a study showing that graduates of Classical Christian Schools are more likely to remain engaged with their faith.

BOISE, ID — The Classical Difference released a groundbreaking study completed by the University of Notre Dame’s Sociology department showing that graduates of ACCS schools are more likely to practice spiritual discipline and remain engaged with their faith compared to alumni of other educational institutions and many Christian-raised Millennials. Good Soil: A Comparative Study of…

Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 189 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2019.

MERCER ISLAND, WA — Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 189 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2019. These organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings of their employees who completed BCWI’s groundbreaking Employee Engagement Survey between January and December 2019. All 189 organizations evaluated their workplaces based on BCWI’s proprietary…

An American surgeon hailed as "the world's most important doctor"-- to more than a million patients--is being honored with a top international medical award. Today, Florida-based African Mission Healthcare (AMH) announced that Dr. Tom Catena is the recipient of the nonprofit's 2019 Gerson L'Chaim Prize for "Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service," sponsored by Jewish philanthropists Rabbi Erica and Mark Gerson.

DELAND, FL — An American surgeon hailed as “the world’s most important doctor” — to more than a million patients — is being honored with a top international medical award. Today, Florida-based African Mission Healthcare (AMH) announced that Dr. Tom Catena is the recipient of the nonprofit’s 2019 Gerson L’Chaim Prize for “Outstanding Christian Medical…

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…