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

Send Me Where No One Wants to Go

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BRADENTON, FL – The Lord answered that fervent title prayer from Carole Ward in 2001. As soon as she knew that He wanted her to go to Northern Uganda and South Sudan, she began to feel the pushback and resistance from well-intentioned church leaders and government officials. Entirely operated by indigenous leaders of Uganda and… Continue reading Send Me Where No One Wants to Go

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

Serving Christ Along the Silk Road

GREENVILLE, SC – Silk Road Catalyst is a Multi-National family of Disciple-Makers engaging the Gospel-Deprived in and from the Silk Road Region through a Presence of Legitimacy. The original Silk Road was a network of trade routes connecting China and the Far East with the Middle East and Europe during the Han Dynasty in 130… Continue reading Serving Christ Along the Silk Road

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

Fish ‘n’ Chips Evangelism

CONROE, TX – It has been more than 2,000 years since Jesus invited Peter, Andrew, James, and John to follow Him along with the promise that He would transform them into fishers of men. (Matthew 4 & Mark 10) Although it has not been recorded, what He taught them about becoming fishers of me, there… Continue reading Fish ‘n’ Chips Evangelism

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

Vapor Ministries

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SYLACAUGA, AL – You’ve seen the numbers before. They are beyond our comprehension. 785,000,000 people have no access to clean drinking water. 3,600,000,000 people have no access to essential health services. One-third of all children suffer from malnutrition. 40% of the world has little or no access to the Gospel. Why don’t we more readily… Continue reading Vapor Ministries

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

The Trash Mountain Project

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TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS – More than 15 million people worldwide live out their entire existence – work, home, play – in garbage dump communities. They wake up in the morning to the same stench of rotting and decaying garbage that they remembered yesterday. Try to grasp the reality. These are not a few people who live… Continue reading The Trash Mountain Project

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

Togo Doctor Answers Call to Give Sight To His Own People

TOGO — Dr. Abram Wodomé could’ve left this own country of Togo in West Africa to pursue a successful medical career abroad. But thanks to support from the Christian charity Mercy Ships Dr. Wodomé has chosen to provide vital cataract surgery and medical training in his home nation. As the country’s leading cataract surgeon, he… Continue reading Togo Doctor Answers Call to Give Sight To His Own People

Love Malawi Festival Reaps Major Gospel Harvest

BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Love Malawi Festival proved to be a 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 4 cities with the clear Good News and led more than 37,922 people to… Continue reading Love Malawi Festival Reaps Major Gospel Harvest

Ligonier Ministries Partners with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation to Send 100,000 Reformation Study Bibles to Christians in Africa by 2028

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ORLANDO, FL — Ligonier Ministries is expanding its campaign to distribute free copies of the Reformation Study Bible to pastors, teachers, and students in ten African countries. Having originally planned to deliver 36,000 study Bibles by 2028, this outreach has considerably outpaced its initial target, with a total of 30,000 expected to be distributed by… Continue reading Ligonier Ministries Partners with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation to Send 100,000 Reformation Study Bibles to Christians in Africa by 2028

Open Doors USA Reacts to Missionary Kidnappings in Haiti

SANTA ANA, CA — Christian persecution watchdog, Open Doors USA released a statement today regarding the news of 17 American missionaries who were abducted in Haiti this weekend. According to several sources, the abductors are also responsible for the kidnappings of five priests and two nuns earlier this year. “We are deeply concerned for the… Continue reading Open Doors USA Reacts to Missionary Kidnappings in Haiti

GFA World Staff Run for COVID-19 Relief

GFA World "Run for THEIR Life": Canadian-based mission agency GFA World hosts 5k run on behalf of those affected by COVID-19.

STONEY CREEK, ON — Gospel for Asia Canada (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan shares how the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing death and destruction to millions around the globe. For many in Asia, the affect of the virus is felt in more ways than one as they struggle to make ends meet during the lockdown.… Continue reading GFA World Staff Run for COVID-19 Relief

New Faith-Based Outreach Eyes Migrants, Others in Texas Bible Belt

MINISTRY LAUNCHES NEW GOSPEL OUTREACH -- IN AMERICA'S BIBLE BELT: Global Christian organization Bible League International (BLI, www.bibleleague.org) is embarking on a new gospel outreach -- this time, in the heart of America's own Bible belt. Thousands in Dallas-Fort Worth -- a hub for migrants -- are crying out for a message of hope in the midst of the pandemic, financial stress, and turmoil, the organization says.

CRETE, IL — A ministry that shares the Bible with people in far-flung corners of the world is embarking on a new faith outreach — this time, in the heart of America’s own Bible belt. As desperate migrants from Central America and other countries flood into Texas, Bible League International (BLI, www.bibleleague.org) says thousands of… Continue reading New Faith-Based Outreach Eyes Migrants, Others in Texas Bible Belt

Franklin Graham Holds Closing Night of Route 66 God Loves You Tour in Southern California

USA — At a time when many people are experiencing fear, uncertainty, and hopelessness, the God Loves You Tour has traveled 2,000 miles along America’s Route 66 and Franklin Graham has shared a Gospel message in eight cities along the historic highway. More than 55,000 people attended the free evenings of music and hope that… Continue reading Franklin Graham Holds Closing Night of Route 66 God Loves You Tour in Southern California

Filipino Siblings Continue Persecuted Father’s Ministry

PHILIPPINES — In the Philippines, 15 years on from the murder of their persecuted father, Pastor Mocsin, we hear an update from siblings Emelyn and Jun-Jun. Emelyn: “I miss those times when we went to church together as a family. Then, during church services, we were complete. We would lead the praise and worship. Then… Continue reading Filipino Siblings Continue Persecuted Father’s Ministry

Is Your Church Ready for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church?

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Christian Freedom International (CFI) has designed a free church Prayer Kit to equip churches for the “International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.” This annual event — held on the first Sunday in November — unites churches to pray for Christians worldwide who face persecution. “The catastrophe in Afghanistan — with Christians… Continue reading Is Your Church Ready for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church?

Restoring Health and Hope in Haiti

LES CAYES, HAITI — When a 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked western Haiti the morning of August 14, more than 2,000 people were killed and over 12,000 were injured. Healthcare services on that part of the island were also incapacitated. Samaritan’s Purse immediately responded to the tragedy, airlifting tons of critical relief supplies, including plastic tarp… Continue reading Restoring Health and Hope in Haiti

Largest Private Gift Ever to Christian Medical Missions

NEW YORK — African Mission Healthcare expresses gratitude to Jewish entrepreneur Mark Gerson and his wife, Rabbi Erica Gerson, for committing $18 million dollars to support the lifesaving work of African Mission Healthcare (AMH), a nonprofit Christian Medical Missions organization envisaged by Gerson and his friend Dr. Jon Fielder, who become friends 30 years ago… Continue reading Largest Private Gift Ever to Christian Medical Missions