American Heritage Girls is hosting a week dedicated to honoring medical professional "heroes" amid the COVID-19 global crisis in 1st ever Medical Hero Week.

CINCINNATI — White coats, gloves, and masks have become iconic symbols amid the current COVID-19 global crisis. American Heritage Girls (AHG) is hosted a week dedicated to honoring the medical professional “heroes” behind the coats, gloves, and masks with the organization’s first-ever AHG Medical Hero Week — that ran from April 27- May 1, 2020….

Founder of Retired Reformation challenged American senior retirees to take the lead in the battle against coronavirus induced anxiety and panic.

COLORADO SPRINGS — The founder of a movement to inject purpose into the lives of America’s retirees today challenged seniors to take the lead in the battle against coronavirus-induced anxiety and panic. A new survey by the American Psychiatric Association revealed almost half of Americans are anxious about catching the coronavirus and more than a…

A house church Chinese pastor in Hunan, China, was arrested for “inciting subversion” after refusing to join the ruling Chinese Communist controlled church.

A house church pastor in China’s Hunan province has been arrested for “inciting subversion of state power” after he refused to join the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s Three-Self Patriotic Association. Radio Free Asia reports that pastor Zhao Huaiguo, the founder of Bethel Church, was arrested on April 2 in China’s Hunan province, after being criminally…

GFA World's humanitarian efforts continue as 'commendable' Indian prime minister extends COVID-19 stay-at-home orders; 1.3 billion people 'in hands of God'

GFA World’s humanitarian efforts continue as ‘commendable’ Indian prime minister extends COVID-19 stay-at-home orders; 1.3 billion people ‘in hands of God’ WILLS POINT, TX — The world’s biggest coronavirus lockdown has been extended — leaving more than a billion people in India on the edge of survival amid fears of mass starvation, mission agency Gospel…

Extremely concerning: Iran’s ongoing detention of up to 100 Baha’is at risk of contracting the coronavirus in Iranian prisons.

WASHINGTON – An international organization representing Baha’is says it is extremely concerned about Iran’s ongoing detention of up to 100 Baha’is at risk of contracting the coronavirus in Iranian prisons. In a VOA Persian interview on Monday, the Baha’i International Community’s chief representative to the U.N. in New York, Bani Dugal, said an estimated 50…

Bible Study Media announced today it will offer content from one of their recent books to the public at no cost through their new online community platform.

Christian publisher offers contents of newly launched book via online community platformHOUSTON — Bible Study Media (BSM), a Christian curriculum publishing ministry and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announced today it will offer content from one of their recently launched books to the public at no cost through their new online community platform. “We are living in…

American Heritage Girls, a faith-based scouting alternative, are using their gifts and talents to serve those in their communities while social distancing.

American Heritage Girls Across the Country Virtually Join Together in Acts of Service Amid COVID-19 CINCINNATI — While an abundance of events and activities have been canceled and communities are being asked to stay home amid the rapid-spreading COVID-19, for members of American Heritage Girls (AHG), serving others is still on the calendar. Adapting to…

With reports that Russia coronavirus peak is less than 2 weeks away, "Christ Over COVID: Much Prayer, Much Power" campaign is launched

Slavic Gospel Association launches international prayer campaign; responds to coming avalanche of spiritual and humanitarian needs LOVES PARK — With on-the-ground reports indicating Russia’s coronavirus peak is less than two weeks away, a pioneering ministry to the former Soviet bloc today launched a global campaign – “Christ Over COVID: Much Prayer, Much Power” – calling…

Christian organizations, churches, and faith-based nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are rushing to join a "crisis communications support group"

Amid coronavirus outbreak, InChrist Communications sets up free ‘Crisis CONNECT Network,’ weekly webinars CHARLOTTE — Christian organizations, churches, and other faith-based nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are rushing to join a “crisis communications support group” set up to help them navigate the coronavirus storm. The online “Crisis CONNECT Network,” created by national integrated communications…

Addicted individuals need counseling and support during this pandemic more than ever. The solution is to have support through video conferencing.

LAS VEGAS — COVID-19 has caused many states to cancel Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), and Celebration for Recovery meetings to prevent the spread of the disease. People in recovery depend on those meetings for sobriety and without them, they are at a greater risk for relapse. To combat this risk, www.TrinityRecoveryCoaching.org is offering…

Living conditions for Christians and other religious minorities worldwide are rapidly worsening due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

“Our ability to act quickly is critical.” — Open Doors USASANTA ANA, CA — Living conditions for Christians and other religious minorities worldwide are rapidly worsening due to the Coronavirus outbreak, says Open Doors USA, an organization working with persecuted Christians in more than 60 countries. “Their situation is going from bad to worse,” said…

Nick Hall is hosting an uplifting Good Friday Service to remember why “the darkest day in history is empowering our brightest future.”

MINNEAPOLIS — Following this week’s widely successful Leader Check-In, Nick Hall hosted an uplifting Good Friday Service to remember why “the darkest day in history is empowering our brightest future.” The service is an initiative of PULSE and Year of the Bible and was streamed at 5 p.m. ET, Friday, April 10, on GoodFriday.com and…

The Luis Palau Association is offering encouraging resources and the opportunity to join a community during these times amidst the COVID-19 outbreak

PORTLAND, OR — The Luis Palau Association is offering encouraging resources and the opportunity to join a community of nearly 20 million believers through social media during these uncertain times amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. People are encouraged to find hope and join the community at covid.hopewithgod.com. Palau’s Hope with God platform includes evangelistic videos, articles,…

To help churches stay connected and minister to their members during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, Back to the Bible is offering a free digital service.

NASHVILLE — To help churches stay connected and minister to their members during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, Back to the Bible is offering a free digital service. The BttB.App (https://www.bttb.app/) platform offers churches the ability to integrate their existing websites with various functions such as coordination of online groups and classes, social engagement between…

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is helping to sustain desperate families pushed to the brink of starvation as South Asia battles to survive COVID-19 coronavirus

Stay-at-home Americans challenged to support coronavirus relief efforts WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based humanitarian group Gospel for Asia (GFA World, and its affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan is helping to sustain desperate families pushed to the brink of starvation as South Asia battles the deadly coronavirus. More than 5,000 cases…

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 Epicenter in U.S. and ItalyNEW YORK — Samaritan’s Purse is opening an Emergency Field Hospital in Central Park adjacent to The Mount Sinai Hospital, the main facility of the Mount Sinai Health System to provide additional specialized care for victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. With nearly half of all…

Americans slammed by coronavirus deaths, sickness & massive job lay-offs are being encouraged to "never give up" in a new book offering hope amid COVID-19.

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…