KP Yohannan: 'I invite you to come, die, and live.' I listened as George Verwer issued that unforgettable challenge to 400 young people like me.

WILLS POINT, TX – KP Yohannan, founder and director of GFA World (Gospel for Asia), whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, and Metropolitan of Believers Eastern Church, to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide — shares on the impact of George Verwer, his life and ministry, radically changing lives….

Few people knew George Verwer, legendary founder of Operation Mobilization (OM) who died April 14, in the same way as KP Yohannan

WILLS POINT, TX — Few people knew George Verwer, legendary founder of Operation Mobilization (OM) who died April 14, in the same way as KP Yohannan, founder of GFA World, who first met Verwer at the age of 17. More than a half-century ago, Yohannan, the self-described “skinny village teenager,” responded to Verwer’s radical invitation…

Texas-based mission Gospel for Asia water project provides clean drinking water to nearly 40 million desperate people across Asia

WILLS POINT, TX — Mission agency GFA World (Gospel for Asia) now provides a water lifeline to nearly 40 million desperate people – a number roughly equal to the entire population of California. Globally, 663 million people lack clean water. Every year, around 500,000 people — including 360,000 children under the age of five —…

GFA World (also known as Gospel for Asia) spotlights hidden epidemic of missing women and girls on International Women’s Day

WILLS POINT, TX — Mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is challenging people to “pray tenaciously for the world’s vulnerable women like never before” — including the more than 250,000 women and girls who’ve disappeared without a trace in the U.S. As the annual International Women’s Day takes place in March, the Federal Bureau of…

Parents will be equipped with parenting strategies for building stronger relationships with their teens that will last for eternity.

NASHVILLE — Parents have new allies in “Growing Pains” star Kirk Cameron and parenting expert Mark Gregston. The duo announce a live simulcast event on February 18, 2023. This exclusive one-day event will provide parents across the country the opportunity to learn from two fathers who have dedicated their lives to making this world a…

Iran Alive Ministries has officially partnered with Channel One CA to viewers in Iran, to obtain a slot for IAM’s Gospel-centric programming.

LOS ANGELES, CA — Iran Alive Ministries (IAM) has officially partnered with Channel One (Kanal Yek TV), a Persian TV channel broadcasting from Los Angeles, CA to viewers in Iran, to obtain a primetime slot for IAM’s Gospel-centric programming. “With this partnership, we will gain many new secular-minded audiences who have already rejected Islam, so…

Andrew Palau returned to deliver the same message of hope to a new generation in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — Fourteen years after renowned evangelist Luis Palau’s historic campaign in Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires, the Palau Association returned to deliver the same message of hope to a new generation of Argentines, this time led by Luis Palau’s son, Andrew Palau. Standing in front of a sea of people in…

A national movement to shake up Americans' approach to retirement is taking aim at a most serious problems plaguing many seniors: loneliness.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — A national movement to shake up older Americans’ approach to retirement is taking aim at one of the most serious problems plaguing many seniors: loneliness. The faith-based Retirement Reformation, led by 81-year-old speaker and author Bruce Bruinsma, has launched a new podcast series to help seniors recognize the health-ravaging “symptoms” of…

K.P. Yohannan, author of Christian classic Revolution in World Missions, hosts new GFA Minute radio series

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, announces: Nearly 40 years after his landmark book Revolution in World Missions shook the evangelical world, K.P. Yohannan — founder of Gospel for Asia (GFA World) — hosts the brand…

Pulse issues historic call for Americans all across the country to come together this June to 'Make Jesus Known' at Together '22

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Six years after a significant major event in D.C. at the National Mall drawing hundreds of thousands, evangelist and Pulse founder Nick Hall is inviting people across the country to gather again at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas for TOGETHER ’22, a free event June 24-25. Inspired by Explo ’72 hosted…

Middle East Isolated Christians are using smartphones to connect with other believers on the region's 1st-ever faith-based streaming service

EASTON, MD — Isolated Christians in the Middle East, including many struggling to survive, are using their smartphones to connect with other believers on the region’s first-ever faith-based video-on-demand service. Since launching a year ago, SAT-7 PLUS — a Netflix-type service of faith-based programs 24/7 in Arabic, Farsi and Turkish across the Middle East and…

As of the end of December 2022, a total of 1,116 global entities have adopted and endorsed the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism.

NASHVILLE — The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) wrapped up a third day packed with workshops, forums and special sessions designed to equip Christian broadcasters to reach their audiences effectively in a time of information overload. Several of the day’s discussions focused on three growing threats in American media: censorship, cancel culture and antisemitism. Tony Perkins, president…

Andrew & Wendy Palau join major evangelistic effort in Karachi, Pakistan, helping lead 26,830+ people in indicated decisions for Christ

KARACHI, PAKISTAN — For the first time ever, evangelist Andrew Palau and his wife, Wendy, partnered with local believers in Karachi, Pakistan to lift up the name of Jesus Christ through the Love Karachi Prayer Festival (January 31-February 6, 2022). This region-wide, evangelistic campaign focused on the third largest city in the world (population: 22…

Soul-searching youth in the Middle East, including Muslim families, are using their phones to watch the Christian video-on-demand streaming.

EASTON, MD — Thousands of soul-searching youth in the Middle East, including many from Muslim families, are using their smartphones to watch the first-ever Christian video-on-demand streaming service in the vast desert region. Since launching a year ago, SAT-7 PLUS — a Netflix-type service that streams faith-based programs 24/7 in Arabic, Farsi and Turkish across…

Love Malawi Festival was another powerful example of God's grace and favor over Andrew and Wendy Palau ongoing Gospel evangelistic work.

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…

Despite the threat of persecution, people in Afghanistan are turning to Christianity in growing numbers, creating a wave of Christian Taliban

EASTON, MD — Despite the threat of persecution, Afghans are turning to Christianity in growing numbers — and creating a wave of “Christian Taliban,” a ministry to Afghanistan reports. “The word ‘Taliban’ actually means ‘student,’” said Dr. Rex Rogers, president of Christian media ministry SAT-7 USA (www.sat7usa.org), “and right now increasing numbers of Afghans are…

MegaVoice released the Envision Bible, a tablet for visual learners, the deaf, and the hearing impaired so they can experience the Bible.

MEDIA ADVISORY – MegaVoice, the organization that pioneered solar-powered audio Bibles, recently released the Envision Bible, a tablet designed specifically for visual learners, the deaf, and the hearing impaired so they can experience the content of the Bible. The high quality touchscreen tablet offers both security and accessibility, along with an intuitive, icon-based, easy-to-navigate user…

July 16 and 17 saw the dawn of a new era as Promise Keepers (PK) held its 2021 Conference at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys.

DALLAS — July 16 and 17 saw the dawn of a new era as Promise Keepers (PK), the men’s ministry founded in 1990 by Coach Bill McCartney and known for its massive stadium events, held its 2021 Conference for Men at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. The two-day event featured everything that men…

SAT-7 won a major award for Innovative Outreach from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) - largest association of Christian communicators

EASTON, MD — SAT-7, a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcaster that reaches 25 million people in the Middle East and North Africa — has won a major award from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s largest association of Christian communicators. SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) received the NRB’s International Media Award for 2021 — one of the coveted annual Media…

Record numbers in the Middle East & North Africa turned to a Christian broadcast ministry that showed "living examples of hope" during 2020

EASTON, MD — Record numbers of people in the Middle East and North Africa turned to a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcast ministry that showed them “living examples of hope” during 2020 — a “year of terrible tempest” — according to newly released figures. Amid the pandemic lockdown, soaring unemployment, hunger and domestic violence, economic meltdown, and…

As Luis Palau is in his final days of his battle with lung cancer, his son Andrew Palau carries on with the work in the Space Coast CItyfest

MELBOURNE, FL — Just days after the news broke that world-renowned evangelist Luis Palau is in his final days of his battle with lung cancer, his son Andrew Palau carries on with the work as he prepares for an evangelistic festival this weekend in Brevard County, Florida. The evangelistic campaign—known as Space Coast CityFest—has been…

As Lebanon's capital Beirut reels from a disaster that destroyed more than 100 schools, the response of SAT-7 is free daily TV lessons

EASTON, MD — As Lebanon’s capital, Beirut reels from a catastrophic explosion disaster that destroyed more than 100 schools, the response of a faith-based satellite television network in the Middle East is broadcasting free lessons every day to thousands of children unable to go back to school. Some 120 public and private schools in Beirut…

Family Health Checkup Radio produced by Samaritan Ministries International, surpassed 1,000 markets in June and continues to add listeners nationwide.

PEORIA, IL — An upbeat daily one-minute radio program just added its 1,000th market to its broadcast network by reliably providing practical insights on nutrition, fitness, seasonal health, safety, kids’ health, and much more. “Family Health Checkup,” the daily 60-second feature produced by Samaritan Ministries International (Samaritan, www.samaritanministries.org), a leading health care sharing ministry, surpassed…