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Gospel for Asia Reveals ‘Hidden Epidemic’ of Missing Women in U.S., Around the World

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, released today a shocking new report by that uncovers the “hidden epidemic” of murdered and missing women and girls globally and in America, and challenges people to “combat the culture of violence” in advance of International Women’s Day, March 8. Globally,… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Reveals ‘Hidden Epidemic’ of Missing Women in U.S., Around the World

Christmas Shoeboxes Brought Hope Says GFA World

STONEY CREEK, ON — Gospel for Asia Canada (GFA World) says one of the first signs of Christmas in their local community are the familiar red and green Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes, which is why Gospel for Asia (GFA World) joined with Samaritan’s Purse in the last two years to bring hope and joy to… Continue reading Christmas Shoeboxes Brought Hope Says GFA World

Gospel for Asia Canada: Serving the Community, Impacting the World

GFA World and Stoney Creek Foodbank: Canadian-based mission agency GFA World, www.gfa.ca events are hosted as an opportunity to help the local community. All the events are free, but suggestions to donate to the Foodbank are met with enthusiasm. Donations received at the Pumpkin and Fall Festivals combined amounted to $185 plus numerous food items.

STONEY CREEK, ON – Gospel for Asia Canada (GFA World) says that community events are an important part of our lives. They play a vital role in allowing us to serve our neighbors and build relationships within Stoney Creek and the surrounding area. The autumn season is especially filled with opportunities to serve, both on… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Canada: Serving the Community, Impacting the World

Lessons Learned About Dying from a Dying Son, on World Cancer Day 2020

World Cancer Day 2020 by Karen Burton Mains Years ago, traveling around the world in the role of a journalist at the invitation of the director of an international relief organization, we stopped to visit Mother Theresa’s Kalighat Home for the Destitute Dying. I will always remember, as have other journalists before me, particularly Malcolm… Continue reading Lessons Learned About Dying from a Dying Son, on World Cancer Day 2020

Open Doors’ 2020 World Watch List Reveals Surge of Violence, ‘Human Rights Nightmare’ in China

WASHINGTON – Today Open Doors announced the 2020 World Watch List of religious persecution offenders at a press conference in Washington, D.C, and revealed that Christians living in China are experiencing unprecedented levels of persecution, and their quality of life is deteriorating at an alarming rate. China jumped four spots, from #27 in 2019 to… Continue reading Open Doors’ 2020 World Watch List Reveals Surge of Violence, ‘Human Rights Nightmare’ in China

Bringing Good News and Gifts of Joy to Cambodian Children

Samaritan’s Purse teams have been delivering more than one million gifts filled shoe boxes to children in need in Cambodia, while sharing the true meaning of Christmas. Franklin Graham, CEO and President of Samaritan’s Purse recently joined a team in the country’s capital Phnom Penh to share the good news and these gifts of joy.… Continue reading Bringing Good News and Gifts of Joy to Cambodian Children

Feed My Starving Children

COON RAPIDS, MN – When I saw a headline in The Christian Post that 5,000 people from a church in New Jersey would spend December 6 & 7 packing one million meals for an annual Christmas Outreach, I had to reread it. As I was doing my usual fact-checking, I noticed that The Parsippany Patch… Continue reading Feed My Starving Children

Reaching Kids Around the World for Jesus

SAN CLEMENTE, CA – There could hardly be a cause that would enlist nearly all people than reaching kids around the world. That’s why pictures of children, whether they are laughing or crying, are so prolific on NGO websites. We all care about children. We want to comfort, protect, and encourage them. And save them… Continue reading Reaching Kids Around the World for Jesus

Hard to Imagine – a World Without Christian Health Service Corps

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FRUITVALE, TX – Millions of people around the world have no access to professional healthcare services. The American debate over health insurance coverage is not even on the radar for these millions. They have no doctors, nurses, or paramedics. Injuries and disease claim thousands of lives every month. The Christian Health Service Corps (CHSC) exists… Continue reading Hard to Imagine – a World Without Christian Health Service Corps

Operation Christmas Child Brings Joy to Children 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… Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Brings Joy to Children in Cambodia

World Missionary Press’ Project India

NEW PARIS, IN – World Missionary Press (WMP) has been a vital, behind-the-scenes service supporting missionary work around the world for nearly 60 years. During that time, the faith-based organization has printed more than two billion 48-page topical Scripture booklets.Those two billion Scripture booklets, along with New Testaments, have been distributed to Christian workers in… Continue reading World Missionary Press’ Project India

ECHO International – Fighting World Hunger

NORTH FT MYERS, FL – “The world produces enough food to feed every person on the planet. World agriculture produces 17 percent more calories per person today than it did 30 years ago, despite a 70 percent population increase. This is enough to provide everyone in the world with at least 2,720 kilocalories (kcal) per… Continue reading ECHO International – Fighting World Hunger

When You Have No Place to Go | November 19: World Toilet Day

NEW YORK – On my first trip to a big city (several decades ago), I saw a sign in the front window of a home. The sign had two lines of large print. The first line said, “Rooms.” The second said, “to let.” In the naivety of my youth, I thought someone had either forgotten… Continue reading When You Have No Place to Go | November 19: World Toilet Day

Prison Fellowship International Rescues Children of Prisoners in Malawi

Lilongwe, Malawi - December 12, 2008: Local children from a small village posing for a photo during a school visit

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… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International Rescues Children of Prisoners in Malawi

It Takes Only One Mosquito to Lead to Remarkable Truths About FBOs and World Health

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) issues an extensive Special Report on the deadly diseases brought by the mosquito and the storied impact of faith-based organizations on world health, fighting for the Kingdom to “come on earth as it is in heaven.” It takes only one mosquito, buzzing around with ill intent, dive-bombing… Continue reading It Takes Only One Mosquito to Lead to Remarkable Truths About FBOs and World Health

World Water Week Strives to Achieve Water Wise World by Inclusive Dialogue

STOCKHOLM – Experts from around the world will meet in Stockholm during World Water Week from August 25 to 30 to consider the growing concerns regarding water-related issues. Access to clean water, particularly drinking water, has been the basis for numerous Missions Box News stories over the past few years as part of our effort… Continue reading World Water Week Strives to Achieve Water Wise World by Inclusive Dialogue

Gospel for Asia Among 9 Faith-Based NGOs Fighting the World Water Crisis

7 WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) is honored to have been included in Beliefnet’s recently published list of nine Faith-Based Nonprofits Fighting the World Water Crisis. It doesn’t take long when ministering within developing nations to learn how personal the world water crisis is for people who have little or no access… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Among 9 Faith-Based NGOs Fighting the World Water Crisis

Public Urged to Speak Out Against Human Trafficking in the U.S. and Worldwide

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia: The scourge of human trafficking is accelerating at a rapid pace, according to Christian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA), which urges the public to ‘Speak out for Silent Victims.’ To mark World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, Gospel for Asia (GFA) is sounding the alarm… Continue reading Public Urged to Speak Out Against Human Trafficking in the U.S. and Worldwide

Christians Endure Mass Killings, Attacks on Houses of Worship Around the World

WASHINGTON — Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), co-chairman of Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission along with Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), today held a bipartisan hearing on the perilous state of religious freedom for Christians in China, Nigeria, Iran and other places around the world. Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback, head of the U.S. State Department’s Office… Continue reading Christians Endure Mass Killings, Attacks on Houses of Worship Around the World

Mozambique’s Cyclone Idai Crises Can Destroy Children’s Futures

Littered with broken trees and damaged buildings, the Mozambican city of Beira looks like a war zone following Cyclone Idai. Children help shift the detritus among ripped up telephone and power poles. This catastrophe has killed hundreds and displaced thousands across southern Africa. Sadly, the death toll is expected to rise. In Mozambique, at least… Continue reading Mozambique’s Cyclone Idai Crises Can Destroy Children’s Futures

Christian TV Network SAT-7 Releases ‘Sequel of Hope’ for World Refugee Day, Featuring Myriam – Girl Who Forgave ISIS

Sequel of Hope – a new video released by Middle East Christian broadcaster SAT-7 for World Refugee Day, June 20 – features Myriam, an Iraqi Christian girl who stunned the world when she forgave ISIS for their terror rampage.

Iraqi girl who ‘captured millions of hearts’ urges Christians to pray, bring hope to refugee childrenEASTON, MD — A refugee girl in the “cradle of Christianity” – who captured the hearts of millions on TV and social media with a message of hope and forgiveness – is calling on Christians to take action on World… Continue reading Christian TV Network SAT-7 Releases ‘Sequel of Hope’ for World Refugee Day, Featuring Myriam – Girl Who Forgave ISIS

On World Day Against Child Labor, Get Kids Into the Classroom

From an early age, I knew that I wanted to help change the world. As a young girl, I traveled with my father around the country and eventually around the globe. I dreamed of the places I could one day go and the people I could help. As I grew up, my parents invested in… Continue reading On World Day Against Child Labor, Get Kids Into the Classroom

Celina’s World Ripped Apart by Cyclone Idai

BEIRA – Flying into Beira, Mozambique, was a harrowing sight: hundreds upon hundreds of houses tangled together, their roofs ripped off and walls collapsed. Floods dominated the low-lying plains; hundreds of people having been drowned beneath the murky water. The fury of Cyclone Idai. At just 14, Celina’s entire world has been torn apart –… Continue reading Celina’s World Ripped Apart by Cyclone Idai

‘Beyond Despicable’ Conditions Trap 200 Million Children in Child Labor Industry, According to Gospel for Asia Report

In conjunction with World Day Against Child Labor, Christian humanitarian agency spotlights ‘horrible and tragic’ plight of children — as young as five — forced to work in horrific conditions. WILLS POINT, TX — More than 200 million children, as young as five years old, are trapped in “despicable” labor conditions, according to a soon-to-be-released… Continue reading ‘Beyond Despicable’ Conditions Trap 200 Million Children in Child Labor Industry, According to Gospel for Asia Report

Venezuela: One of the World’s Most Volatile Countries

As the world obsesses over the power struggle for Venezuela’s presidency, most Venezuelans are worried about something else: “Will my children eat today?” That is what Isabella has been asking herself for months, and her story will break your heart. Isabella’s son recently died of starvation … and now she is terrified she will lose… Continue reading Venezuela: One of the World’s Most Volatile Countries

How Much Do You Know About the World’s Hunger Crisis?

“If you could eat only one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?” This is the way we often speak about food. It’s a hobby, a pastime, and a vehicle for community. For many, however, food and hunger isn’t just about fun. It’s a matter of life and death.… Continue reading How Much Do You Know About the World’s Hunger Crisis?

Gospel for Asia Observes World Health Day With Treatment & Education

Integral Components of GFA’s Observance of World Health Day Include Treatment and Education. WILLS POINT, TX — Each year since 1950, April 7 has been set aside for the observance of World Health Day. The special day was introduced to commemorate the first World Health Assembly sponsored by the World Health Organization. The purpose of… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Observes World Health Day With Treatment & Education

World Help Sends Emergency Aid Following Cyclone Disaster in Zimbabwe

FOREST, VA — Following the March 17 devastation left by Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe, humanitarian organization World Help has launched an emergency aid response for victims of the disaster. The cyclone, which had recently torn across Mozambique with 100-plus mph winds, hit Zimbabwe with devastating force, dumping torrential floodwaters and causing deadly landslides. Roads were… Continue reading World Help Sends Emergency Aid Following Cyclone Disaster in Zimbabwe

Gospel for Asia Highlights Injustice of Extreme Poverty in Asia on World Day of Social Justice

Special report entitled “Seeking Justice & Defending Human Rights” conveys GFA’s concerns about the impoverished in Asia. While welcoming an international day of awareness that turns the global focus on issues keeping millions in grinding poverty, missionary organization Gospel for Asia is year-round helping to bring relief to the underprivileged trapped in that cycle. In… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Highlights Injustice of Extreme Poverty in Asia on World Day of Social Justice

World Help Announces Baking School to Help Women Escape Sex Industry in Thailand

FOREST, VA — Every night, thousands of girls in the beach resort town of Pattaya, Thailand, go to work in the city’s red-light districts. Some of them have been taken there from their rural homes and sold into the sex industry against their will. Most of them have no other choice — poverty has prevented them… Continue reading World Help Announces Baking School to Help Women Escape Sex Industry in Thailand

Open Doors Releases 2019 World Watch List

SANTA ANA, CA – According to its website, “For over 60 years, Open Doors has worked in the world’s most oppressive countries, empowering Christians who are persecuted for their beliefs. Open Doors equips persecuted Christians in more than 60 countries through programs like Bible & Gospel Development, Women & Children Advancement, and Christian Community Restoration.”… Continue reading Open Doors Releases 2019 World Watch List

Children and Families Enslaved in Brick Kilns

A Special Report published in February 2018 by Gospel for Asia (GFA) revealed that more than 40 million people around the world are currently living in some form of slavery. The report added that 25 million of those are enslaved in Asia and the Pacific. Seeking Justice and Defending Human Rights Wherever Poverty and Oppression… Continue reading Children and Families Enslaved in Brick Kilns

World Help Launches Food and Relief to Aid Starving Families in Yemen

FOREST, VA — For nearly four years, Yemen has been embroiled in a civil war that has led to one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises and famines. World Help is one of the humanitarian groups responding to this crisis. Working with local partners, the organization is providing food and emergency supplies to Yemeni families.… Continue reading World Help Launches Food and Relief to Aid Starving Families in Yemen

Gospel for Asia Report Addresses the Plight of the Poor Around the Globe and the Oppression They Endure Because of Their Poverty

Gospel for Asia Spotlights Special Report on the 70th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human RightsWILLS POINT, Texas—To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948, Gospel for Asia (GFA) is spotlighting its special report “Seeking Justice and Defending Human Rights Wherever Poverty and Oppression Exist.”… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Report Addresses the Plight of the Poor Around the Globe and the Oppression They Endure Because of Their Poverty

Effective Children’s Program Uses Construction Toys to Build Relationships and Bible Knowledge

WARRENTON, MO — The international ministry Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is using models built of LEGO bricks as a tool to build community relationships with families while teaching children the Word of God. The CEF workers partner with local church volunteers by providing the popular building blocks, figures and instructions so the children can create… Continue reading Effective Children’s Program Uses Construction Toys to Build Relationships and Bible Knowledge

Gospel for Asia Says Education is one of the Keys to Ending World Poverty

Gospel for Asia Believes Alleviating Poverty Starts at School Wills Point, TX — As the world “goes blue” to mark World Children’s Day (Nov. 20) Gospel for Asia (GFA) is bringing attention to another color in its efforts to improve the lives of children at risk—the red line of poverty. The organization spotlights the desperate… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Says Education is one of the Keys to Ending World Poverty

Gospel for Asia Partners Participate in Serving Others on World Food Day

WILLS POINT, TX — October 16, 2018, was the 38th annual World Food Day, a date set apart in 1945 by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The purpose of World Food Day is to draw attention to the efforts to alleviate hunger around the world with a focus on achieving… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Partners Participate in Serving Others on World Food Day

World Help Provides Relief to Nicaraguans Amid Growing Unrest

FOREST, Va. — Since mid-April, Nicaragua has been embroiled in a civil conflict that has left hundreds dead, thousands wounded and countless missing. But the unrest hasn’t stopped World Help from launching relief efforts to help the people of Nicaragua. Working with local partners, the Christian humanitarian organization aims to provide food supplies and medical… Continue reading World Help Provides Relief to Nicaraguans Amid Growing Unrest

Where in the World Is Abkhazia? And Why Is SOAR Ministering There?

ABKHAZIA – SOAR International Ministries is holding special camps for handicapped kids in Abkhazia. Raise your hand if you know where Abkhazia is? Anyone? Anyone? Okay. Let’s try this. Raise your hand if you have ever even heard of Abkhazia. Anyone? Anyone? Abkhazia is a small, independent state on the eastern shore of the Black… Continue reading Where in the World Is Abkhazia? And Why Is SOAR Ministering There?

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Simple Story of Village Reconciliation Offers ‘Pathway to Peace’ for Divided World

GFA (Gospel for Asia) shares example of reconciliation to mark International Day of Peace and inspire more peacemakers to prayer and action WILLS POINT, Texas—As political and religious divisions widen and deepen around the world, GFA (Gospel for Asia) hopes that a simple story of reconciliation and forgiveness will inspire more people to pray and… Continue reading Simple Story of Village Reconciliation Offers ‘Pathway to Peace’ for Divided World

Widows Worldwide Face Tragedy, Discrimination

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) Special Report: Hope to Overcome the Challenges of Widowhood Written By Ken Walker of InChrist Communications Accounts of the humiliations, insults and indignations suffered by widows worldwide would make anyone cringe. Gulika, a widow in Asia, experienced helplessness after the people in her village turned their backs on her after… Continue reading Widows Worldwide Face Tragedy, Discrimination

Pastored by Dr. Robert Jeffress, First Baptist Church of Dallas Celebrates Its First 150 Years of Worldwide Impact

The many reasons why First Baptist is often called “America’s church” and continues to be a spiritual and political force in the United States. First Baptist Church of Dallas, pastored since 2007 by Dr. Robert Jeffress, turns 150 this month, and its impact — both past and present — on our country, culture and world… Continue reading Pastored by Dr. Robert Jeffress, First Baptist Church of Dallas Celebrates Its First 150 Years of Worldwide Impact

Innovative World Cup Outreach Scores Big Despite Russian Authorities’ Detainment of Church Members

Several hundred Russian churches have hosted World Cup 2018 game screenings and other soccer-related events, distributing special-edition Scriptures and other literature, during a nationwide outreach during the tournament.

Partner churches open their doors and find ‘new courage and boldness’ for evangelism as Mission Eurasia’s initiative ends amid religious freedom ban WHEATON, Ill. — Hundreds of churches in Russia are preparing to end an innovative World Cup 2018 outreach on a high note this week, despite opposition from authorities. As the world’s most popular… Continue reading Innovative World Cup Outreach Scores Big Despite Russian Authorities’ Detainment of Church Members

[ICC] Diverse Projects Spotlight ‘Broad Challenge’ of the World’s 2 Billion Unreached People

This Operation Mobilization (OM) bakery serves refugees from the Middle East, some from unreached people groups. As one of the organizers of the International Day for the Unreached, OM is seeking to heighten awareness of and involvement in efforts to share the gospel with those who have yet to hear about Jesus. Photo by Andrew W., OM International.

International Day for the Unreached organizers emphasize need for whole church to respond to Jesus’ Great Commission COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – United by a single goal, the champions of missions to the unreached follow a wide range of paths in taking the gospel to those who have yet to hear of Jesus. The breadth of… Continue reading [ICC] Diverse Projects Spotlight ‘Broad Challenge’ of the World’s 2 Billion Unreached People

Understanding the Refugee Crisis on World Refugee Day

NEW YORK CITY – Wednesday, 20 June 2018, is World Refugee Day. The day is especially important because there is, as most people know, a global refugee crisis. The crisis is compounded by the emotional and political conflict regarding the status of refugees. More about that in a minute. First, here are some facts about… Continue reading Understanding the Refugee Crisis on World Refugee Day

World Day Against Child Labor Statistics

Children working in brick kilns in Nepal

GENEVA – June 12, 2018, is World Day Against Child Labor. The annual event is sponsored by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and is intended to “direct attention to the plight of child laborers with the hope of one day being able to end all forms of child labor that may exist in the world… Continue reading World Day Against Child Labor Statistics

The Rising Challenge of Stateless Children

WILLS POINT, Texas – It is no secret that the world is rife with problems ranging from terrorism and wars to hunger and health issues. Many of these and other problems spawn floods of refugees seeking safe harbor from potential harm. Many would consider making a successful journey to a safer place a success. However,… Continue reading The Rising Challenge of Stateless Children

Gospel for Asia Releases 8,000 Word Special Report on World Water Day

WILLS POINT, Texas – Gospel for Asia has just released a significant Special Report in conjunction with the international observance of World Water Day on March 22nd. If we take anything for granted, it is water. Like the air, it is always there. With water being so commonly available, why would there even be a… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Releases 8,000 Word Special Report on World Water Day

US Dry Cleaning Corp & World Help Partner to Alleviate Global Poverty

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The U.S. Dry Cleaning Corp., doing business as Tuchman Cleaners, an Indiana dry cleaner chain and World Help, an international humanitarian organization, have formed an unexpected partnership to fight global poverty. Tuchman Cleaners, who has 24 stores in Indianapolis, has joined forces with humanitarian aid group World Help to help develop impoverished… Continue reading US Dry Cleaning Corp & World Help Partner to Alleviate Global Poverty

Gospel for Asia Observes World Day of Social Justice

WILLS POINT, Texas – Gospel for Asia (GFA) is drawing attention to the United Nations’ 11th Annual World Day of Social Justice (WDOSJ) during February, 2018 by producing a Special Report: Seeking Justice and Defending Human Rights Wherever Poverty and Oppression Exist. The theme of the WDOSJ this year is “Workers on the Move: The… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Observes World Day of Social Justice

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