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Praising God for Salvations in Northern California

PUMAS COUNTY, CA — As they pressure washed fire retardant off houses in Northern California after the Dixie fire, God used Samaritan’s Purse volunteers to lead three people to salvation in Christ. The teams are now preparing to soon sift through ashes of burnt houses to help recover cherished items for hurting homeowners. Leroy Wentz, Samaritan’s… Continue reading Praising God for Salvations in Northern California

Feeding Families in Vietnam

VIETNAM — Samaritan’s Purse distributed food packages containing rice, vegetables, and other nutritious supplies to families in Vietnam who are struggling during the pandemic. Minh Nguyen, Samaritan’s Purse Program Development Manager: It is 5:00 AM here, and we are loading up 250 food packages to be distributed. Here’s our supplies. We have some food items,… Continue reading Feeding Families in Vietnam

Samaritan’s Purse Provides Ongoing Recovery Work in Haiti

HAITI — Samaritan’s Purse continues to serve in Jesus’ Name in the aftermath of a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti’s southern peninsula on Aug. 14. Their DC-8 aircraft flew out just one day after the disaster with a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and tons of emergency relief. They quickly set up an… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Provides Ongoing Recovery Work in Haiti

Billy Graham Chaplains Give Hope to Tennessee Flood Victims

WAVERLY / HUMPHREYS COUNTY, TN — Billy Graham chaplains are ministering to flood victims in Middle Tennessee where 20 people lost their lives in recent floodwaters. Resident Shane Gannon shares what it was like in the midst of such a disaster and how the Billy Graham team has impacted his community. Shane Gannon – Homeowner:… Continue reading Billy Graham Chaplains Give Hope to Tennessee Flood Victims

Nigerian Widow Experiences Power of Forgiveness

NIGERIA – In Nigeria persecution is on the increase and so the trauma believers suffer is increasing. However through Open Doors partners working in trauma care, Christians are receiving hope and healing. Anuhu* (name changed for security reasons) who leads the trauma care programme shares the story of how a Nigerian widow, one of the… Continue reading Nigerian Widow Experiences Power of Forgiveness

‘The Glenn Beck Program’ Listeners Raise over $32 Million to Rescue Christians Trapped in Afghanistan

DALLAS — As the world watched Afghanistan fall to the Taliban, multi-media personality and humanitarian Glenn Beck enlisted the help of loyal “The Glenn Beck Program” listeners to raise funds in an attempt to rescue thousands — mainly women and children — trapped in the country. While hosting the Premiere Networks-syndicated radio program on Wednesday,… Continue reading ‘The Glenn Beck Program’ Listeners Raise over $32 Million to Rescue Christians Trapped in Afghanistan

Providing Clean Water in Haiti

MANICHE, HAITI — Samaritan’s Purse set up a community water treatment unit to provide clean drinking water for people in Maniche, Haiti, after the town’s water supply was severed following a massive earthquake that also caused many area wells to collapse.. Its close proximity to the epicenter left it almost completely leveled—90 percent of homes… Continue reading Providing Clean Water in Haiti

Sharing Christ’s Love With Tennessee Flood Victims

WAVERLY, TN – Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are in Waverly, Tennessee, after extreme flooding killed more than 20 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of houses. They are helping with cleanup and sharing Christ’s love with hurting homeowners. Nathan Curtis – Assistant Pastor, Open Bible Assembly: Unexpected. It was like a tsunami, like a wave of… Continue reading Sharing Christ’s Love With Tennessee Flood Victims

Serving Flood Victims in North Carolina

HAYWOOD COUNTY, NC – Samaritan’s Purse is in Haywood County, North Carolina, helping flood victims and homeowners clean up their houses after a foot of rain fell in 24 hours and caused massive flooding. Andrew Metcalfe, Samaritan’s Purse: We’re here in Haywood County, North Carolina, where last week they received over 12 inches of rain… Continue reading Serving Flood Victims in North Carolina

K-LOVE Listeners Raise More Than $3.5 Million for Hurricane Ida Response

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — K-LOVE listeners across the country raised enough money for Convoy of Hope to send the equivalent of more than 400 trucks filled with relief supplies to survivors of Hurricane Ida. “In their generosity, K-LOVE listeners raised their hands and chose to make a tangible difference in the lives of disaster survivors,” said… Continue reading K-LOVE Listeners Raise More Than $3.5 Million for Hurricane Ida Response

‘Free Burma Rangers’ Documentary Returns to Movie Theaters Nationwide September 13

NASHVILLE – Lifeway Films, Deidox Films and Fathom Events have announced an encore presentation of the award-winning film “Free Burma Rangers” in theaters September 13. The encore presentation features an exclusive update from the Eubank family. The documentary film won Best Feature Film at the The Justice Film Festival in 2019, while the subject of… Continue reading ‘Free Burma Rangers’ Documentary Returns to Movie Theaters Nationwide September 13

Christian Support for Israel Soars Ahead of the High Holy Days

Christian support for Israel soars ahead of the High Holy Days Photo Credit: © 2021 IFCJ, photo by Yossi Zeliger

JERUSALEM — The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) is launching a $10.9 million aid program to help over 260,000 people in Israel and the former Soviet Union during Rosh Hashanah and the High Holy Days. This is the largest program The Fellowship has ever launched for Rosh Hashanah and is more than… Continue reading Christian Support for Israel Soars Ahead of the High Holy Days

Emergency Field Hospital Arrives in Les Cayes, Haiti

LES CAYES, HAITI — Samaritan’s Purse is raising an Emergency Field Hospital in Les Cayes, Haiti, to support a local hospital that was badly damaged during the recent earthquake. The 36-bed medical facility will help provide critical care for the many injured in the devastation. Kaitlyn Lahm, Samaritan’s Purse: This Chinook helicopter has just landed… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Arrives in Les Cayes, Haiti

MAF Delivers Vital Covid Vaccines to Remote Mountain Clinic in Lesotho

KUEBUNYANE, LESOTHO – A Mission Aviation Fellowship aircraft is the only way to safely deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the mountain people of Kuebunyane in Lesotho in Southern Africa. Kuebunyane comprises several remote villages with a combined population of more than 62,000 and is an eight-hour overland journey from the nearest hospital facility in Qachas Nek.… Continue reading MAF Delivers Vital Covid Vaccines to Remote Mountain Clinic in Lesotho

Restoring Dreams in Germany After Devastating Floods

AHRWEILER, GERMANY – Samaritan’s Purse is partnering with To All Nations to aid Victoria and others who have been impacted by the widespread flooding in Germany’s Rhineland-Pfalz region. To date, more than 1,500 volunteers have helped over 360 individuals clean out their homes and businesses while also comforting and encouraging them. For Victoria, the past… Continue reading Restoring Dreams in Germany After Devastating Floods

Families Share Stories of Hope at Site of Beirut Blast

BEIRUT, LEBANON – Families from across Lebanon who lost loved ones in the Beirut explosion that claimed more than 200 lives in August 2020 shared stories on how the blast changed their lives forever, during a SAT-7 special program called You Are Not Alone, a year on from the disaster. The Christian television station filmed… Continue reading Families Share Stories of Hope at Site of Beirut Blast

Beirut Blast Anniversary Prompts Request for Prayer

BEIRUT, LEBANON – On the one year anniversary of the devastating Beirut blast explosion, thousands of people are still homeless and the crisis is growing. Shortages of water, electricity, and medicine plus a financial free-fall are turning Lebanon into what some are calling a “failed state”. In the midst of the crisis, the Christian satellite… Continue reading Beirut Blast Anniversary Prompts Request for Prayer

Showing God’s Love to Flood Victims in Michigan

MICHIGAN – Eleni Zoyiopoulos is 81 years old and she left Greece many years ago to make her home in the United States. Eleni and her husband were restaurant servers and did whatever was needed in order to provide for themselves and their children. But after recent catastrophic flooding hit the greater Detroit area, nearly… Continue reading Showing God’s Love to Flood Victims in Michigan

Serving the Mississippi Delta in Jesus’ Name

MISSISSIPPI – Samaritan’s Purse quickly responded after major flooding hit Desha County, Arkansas, and Bolivar County, Mississippi. More than 20 inches of rain fell in some areas. Some homeowners had to evacuate, and others were rescued by boat. Volunteers worked hard, serving for weeks in both of these states, bringing physical relief and spiritual encouragement… Continue reading Serving the Mississippi Delta in Jesus’ Name

Open Doors Revisits Nigerian Widow Rose

NIGERIA – Last summer, Open Doors shared the story of Rose from Nigeria. Her husband, a pastor, had been murdered by Fulani militants. Their partners recently visited her again and she told them, despite her troubles: “The Lord has not forsaken me.” When Open Doors met Rose in June 2020, we found a woman who… Continue reading Open Doors Revisits Nigerian Widow Rose

Providing New Beginnings in Mississippi

MOUND BAYOU, MISSISSIPPI — Christine Daughrity watched helplessly as the floodwaters gathered and rose around her Mound Bayou, Mississippi, home following days of heavy rain in the Delta. Then her son noticed that the water had seeped into their living room and kitchen. Christine cut the power and called 911 in desperate need of assistance.… Continue reading Providing New Beginnings in Mississippi

Grieving with Gospel to Haiti

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HAITI – The Bible teaches us to rejoice with those who rejoice and to mourn with those who mourn. Today is a day to mourn with Christian friends at Gospel to Haiti, where their mission is “Reaching the lost in the mountains of Haiti through medicine and building relationships.” Mourning Together Just a few days… Continue reading Grieving with Gospel to Haiti

Chaplains Support Families After Florida Building Collapse

SURFSIDE, FLORIDA — Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains are ministering at the Family Reunification Center near the collapsed condo tower in Surfside, Florida. Relatives of the residents are arriving from all over the world as they await news about their loved ones. Many are sharing photos and even their own DNA in the hopes… Continue reading Chaplains Support Families After Florida Building Collapse

Faithful Volunteers Deliver God’s Hope to Arkansas

ARKANSAS — Samaritan’s purse volunteers are working hard in the Mississippi delta–cleaning up homes, deliver God’s hope & encouragement in Jesus’ name. Keeth Willingham, Samaritan’s Purse: Samaritan’s Purse is responding to some massive flooding here in Desha County, Arkansas. Roy Williams, Homeowner: Without Samaritan’s Purse, would’ve took a good minute to do all what is… Continue reading Faithful Volunteers Deliver God’s Hope to Arkansas

Gospel for Asia Providing Help and Hope that Transforms Impoverished Communities

WILLS POINT, TX – The Lord has used GFA World to share Good News, to send indigenous workers to provide help to needy communities, and to grow Bible-believing churches over the past 42 years. It enjoys global recognition as a major faith-based humanitarian organization. However, its primary mission remains to represent Jesus Christ and His… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Providing Help and Hope that Transforms Impoverished Communities

“I Can’t Hear You! I’m Hungry!” Gospel for Asia’s Impact During Our COVID Crisis

WILLS POINT, TX – Because GFA World (Gospel for Asia) has supported pastors and missionaries across South Asia for more than 40 years, the organization understands the ugly effect of food scarcity. Over those four decades, Gospel for Asia (GFA) has distributed countless foodstuffs and cooked tens of thousands of meals for hungry people –… Continue reading “I Can’t Hear You! I’m Hungry!” Gospel for Asia’s Impact During Our COVID Crisis

As COVID Worsens the Church Aids the Needy in Wanhua

TAIWAN — Wanhua District in Taipei, Taiwan has the city’s highest concentration of low income residents. During the COVID pandemic, many become nervous when Wanhua is mentioned. But while most people want to leave, there are some who feel compassion for the people there. Pastor Wen is preparing supplies for Wanhua residents who were caught… Continue reading As COVID Worsens the Church Aids the Needy in Wanhua

Join CMM Global Missions Family Urgently Feeding Lockdown Members and Providing Wells in Many Nations — Two Urgent Needs

CHARLOTTE, NC — Christ’s Mandate for Missions, (www.cmm.world) formerly Correll Missionary Ministries, and CMM College of Theology (www.cmmtheology.org) are expanding globally as more people are hearing about their unique style of ‘team ministry’ empowering many to discover their God given identities we each have in Christ as we go higher and deeper in intimacy. During… Continue reading Join CMM Global Missions Family Urgently Feeding Lockdown Members and Providing Wells in Many Nations — Two Urgent Needs

Healing in the Wake of San Jose Tragedy

SAN JOSE, CA — Crisis-trained chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are offering help and hope to the heartbroken community of San Jose, California, where nine people died in a horrific shooting on May 26. “People are hurting. People are confused. People are angry,” said chaplain coordinator Michael Glassey. Find out how chaplains… Continue reading Healing in the Wake of San Jose Tragedy

“I Can’t Hear You! I’m Hungry!” GFA’s Impact During Our COVID Crisis

WILLS POINT, TX – Because GFA World has supported pastors and missionaries across South Asia for more than 40 years, the organization understands the ugly effect of food scarcity. Over those four decades, GFA World’s field partners have distributed countless foodstuffs and cooked tens of thousands of meals for hungry people—doing it all in the… Continue reading “I Can’t Hear You! I’m Hungry!” GFA’s Impact During Our COVID Crisis

Samaritan’s Purse Responding to Severe Flooding in Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA — Samaritan’s Purse has deployed to Lake Charles, Louisiana, after torrential rain caused severe flooding across the southern part of the state. As much as 12.5 inches of rain fell in 24 hours in Lake Charles, where people are still recovering from two hurricanes (Delta and Laura) that hit last year. As… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Responding to Severe Flooding in Louisiana

Providing Shelter and a Refuge in Tigray, Ethiopia

TIGRAY, ETHIOPIA — Samaritan’s Purse is building emergency shelters in the Tigray region of Ethiopia for hundreds of families who were forcibly displaced from their homes due to armed conflict. In the past month, their staff designed a basic emergency shelter that can largely be built from local materials. After securing a site, teams started… Continue reading Providing Shelter and a Refuge in Tigray, Ethiopia

Battling Hunger in Ethiopia

TIGRAY, ETHIOPIA — As hundreds of thousands of people fled to more populated areas of Tigray in Ethiopia last fall, there were many stories of suffering and hunger. Thousands of children and nursing and pregnant mothers were increasingly at risk of malnutrition. Some families were reduced to begging for food, and many simply went days… Continue reading Battling Hunger in Ethiopia

Homes Built for 20 Families Impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas

LA GRANGE, TX — Leticia Jaimes wiped away tears as she walked through her new home for the first time. She paused in the living room, overwhelmed, and fell into the embrace of her mother, Elena. Mother and daughter hugged and cried together, knowing that this day would mark the beginning of many new family… Continue reading Homes Built for 20 Families Impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas

Christian-Funded Charity Responds to Humanitarian Needs During Israel-Palestinian Conflict

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JERUSALEM — Due to continued rocket attacks across central and southern Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), the largest Christian-funded provider of security and humanitarian aid in Israel, increased aid to affected citizens waiting out the conflict. “Last week, we immediately approved security measures like bomb shelters and protective vests to… Continue reading Christian-Funded Charity Responds to Humanitarian Needs During Israel-Palestinian Conflict

Praising God for a New Home in Texas

LA GRANGE, TX — A La Grange, Texas, couple are praising God for their new home built by Samaritan’s Purse after their previous house was destroyed by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. Justin Riddle, Samaritan’s Purse: Hurricane Harvey came through, dumped tons of water. It breached its banks, and ruined a lot of homes and lives.… Continue reading Praising God for a New Home in Texas

GFA World Helps India Face Its COVID Goliath

FIGHTING FOR BREATH: GFA World (www.gfa.org) -- one of the world's largest humanitarian agencies -- is sending lifesaving oxygen equipment and other vital supplies to help people fighting for breath amid India's devastating second wave of COVID-19. People can support the agency's COVID-19 relief efforts by going to its website.

WILLS POINT, TX – The COVID-19 virus is claiming 120 lives per hour in India, according to a CBS News report. With relatives of the dead waiting hours in line at the country’s crematoriums, many fear that the number of deaths is under-reported. Worldometers reports that the average number of new cases of COVID in… Continue reading GFA World Helps India Face Its COVID Goliath

GFA World Helping in the Face of India’s Tsunami of Suffering

INDIA — Christian humanitarian agency GFA World is distributing urgently needed food supplies to help families fighting for their lives amid India’s devastating second wave of COVID-19. GFA World Founder K.P. Yohannan says in the midst of such a tsunami of suffering their workers are also seeing an unprecedented response to the Gospel of Christ.… Continue reading GFA World Helping in the Face of India’s Tsunami of Suffering

Canadian Christian Organization to Help Prevent COVID-19 Deaths Among India’s Most Vulnerable

ONTARIO, CANADA — As COVID-19 deaths continue to grow exponentially in India, one Canadian NGO is stepping up to help that country’s most vulnerable people access the life-saving jab. Effect Hope is a Canadian Christian global health organization that supports people with neglected tropical diseases. Effect Hope will help Indians affected by leprosy and lymphatic… Continue reading Canadian Christian Organization to Help Prevent COVID-19 Deaths Among India’s Most Vulnerable

GFA World Sending Vital Help Through Oxygen Supplies to COVID-Ravaged India

FIGHTING FOR BREATH: GFA World (www.gfa.org) -- one of the world's largest humanitarian agencies -- is sending lifesaving oxygen equipment and other vital supplies to help people fighting for breath amid India's devastating second wave of COVID-19. People can support the agency's COVID-19 relief efforts by going to its website.

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World — one of the world’s largest humanitarian agencies founded by K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide — is sending oxygen equipment and supplies to help people fighting for breath amid… Continue reading GFA World Sending Vital Help Through Oxygen Supplies to COVID-Ravaged India

Bringing Medical Care to Suffering Families in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA — The weight of the humanitarian crisis in Tigray is palpable, but it’s rarely in the news—even as urban areas in northern Ethiopia swell with traumatized families living in schools and tarp shelters. Samaritan’s Purse has been working in this region since February providing emergency food, cooking kits, and other relief. They have airlifted more… Continue reading Bringing Medical Care to Suffering Families in Ethiopia

GCU & CityServe Create Distribution System to Aid Arizona Families in Need

GCU students loading food boxes on Good Friday. Photo by news.gcu.edu

PHOENIX, AZ – Grand Canyon University (GCU) and CityServe released a joint media advisory today announcing a new collaborative service to aid needy families in Arizona. A 35,000-square-foot warehouse on the university campus will be converted to become a distribution hub for food and essential household items for more than 100 points of distribution (PODS).… Continue reading GCU & CityServe Create Distribution System to Aid Arizona Families in Need

As Needs and Restrictions Shift in Los Angeles, the Dream Center Opens a Community Kitchen, a Food Pantry, and a New After-School Program

LOS ANGELES — As a part of their mission to #RestoreLA, Pastor Matthew Barnett and the Los Angeles Dream Center have been focused on efforts that seek to sustain the community as Los Angeles get back on its feet. One of the ways they have sought to do this was by assisting individuals and families… Continue reading As Needs and Restrictions Shift in Los Angeles, the Dream Center Opens a Community Kitchen, a Food Pantry, and a New After-School Program

Amid ‘Tsunami of COVID Suffering’ GFA World Calls for ‘Eleventh Hour’ Prayer

GFA WORLD CALLS FOR PRAYER AS 'TSUNAMI OF SUFFERING' HITS INDIA: GFA World (www.gfa.org) is calling for "eleventh hour" prayer as India suffers a devastating second wave of COVID-19 -- and the world faces a growing number of deadly new variants. South Asia is experiencing a "tsunami of suffering," says GFA World founder K.P. Yohannan.

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World, a major humanitarian agency founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, is calling for “eleventh hour” prayer as India suffers a devastating second wave of COVID-19 — and the world faces a growing number… Continue reading Amid ‘Tsunami of COVID Suffering’ GFA World Calls for ‘Eleventh Hour’ Prayer

Heartbroken Woman Finds Jesus After Boulder Tragedy

BOULDER, CO — The shooting that killed 10 people in a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, left locals shaken and asking questions, including a young woman named Daismarie. She met Billy Graham chaplains who told her about the love of Jesus Christ and offered prayer. Find out how that conversation forever changed her life. Will… Continue reading Heartbroken Woman Finds Jesus After Boulder Tragedy

Billy Graham Chaplains Help Minneapolis Suburb Process Pain

MINNESOTA — Crisis-trained chaplains from the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are ministering in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, talking with locals and pointing them to a God who gives hope. Many in the Twin Cities are deeply hurting after 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot and killed at a traffic stop on April 11. It was… Continue reading Billy Graham Chaplains Help Minneapolis Suburb Process Pain

‘You Are Welcome Here’: As Los Angeles Cracks down on Homeless Encampment in Echo Park, the LA Dream Center Reminds Those in Need They’re Here to Help

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LOS ANGELES — With the recent closure of the homeless encampment in the Echo Park neighborhood, Matthew Barnett and the Los Angeles Dream Center have a simple message for their neighbors: “You are welcome here.” This week the enforced closure of the Echo Park homeless encampment went into effect, and the police gave notice on… Continue reading ‘You Are Welcome Here’: As Los Angeles Cracks down on Homeless Encampment in Echo Park, the LA Dream Center Reminds Those in Need They’re Here to Help

Encouragement in the Midst of the Storm

BREATHITT COUNTY, KY — Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are bringing encouragement and the hope of the Gospel to devastated homeowners in Breathitt County, Kentucky, in the United States following massive storm floods that severely damaged their homes. Todd Taylor, Samaritan’s Purse: We are in Breathitt County, Kentucky, and Samaritan’s Purse is responding to the floods that… Continue reading Encouragement in the Midst of the Storm

Caring for Alabama Locals in Aftermath of Tornado

TUSCALOOSA, AL — Billy Graham chaplains are caring for Tuscaloosa and Dallas County locals in Alabama, United States in the aftermath of a series of tornadoes ripped through the area earlier this month. “I feel better knowing that somebody is actually praying for me,” one resident said. This past weekend, the Billy Graham Rapid Response… Continue reading Caring for Alabama Locals in Aftermath of Tornado

Somebody Cares Continues Winter Storm Recovery; Families Across Texas Receiving Help

HOUSTON — Countless people across Texas are still suffering from the effects of the deep freeze that hit seven weeks ago: damaged roofs; burst water pipes; burned down homes; and more. Already struggling with COVID shut-down recovery, many families cannot repair the damage from the winter storm. State Farm reported burst pipe claims rose from… Continue reading Somebody Cares Continues Winter Storm Recovery; Families Across Texas Receiving Help