ACSI announced the release of data from its survey of Christian schools' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on reopening plans

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is pleased to announce the release of data from its second nationwide survey of Christian schools’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a specific focus on reopening plans and the financial outlook for fall 2020. Nearly 550 Christian schools representing diverse geographic locations and…

A Christian Arabic language broadcaster in Lebanon is assuring viewers after a huge blast in the capital Beirut killed at least 113 people

EASTON, MD — Immediately after the big Beirut blast, a major Christian Arabic language broadcaster in Lebanon is airing special live programming, reassuring shell-shocked viewers, many of whose friends and family were among at least 113 people dead and more than 4,000 injured. Satellite network SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) reported minor damage to its Beirut studios a…

Cambodia's disadvantaged communities

CAMBODIA — Cambodia’s disadvantaged live in poverty in both urban and rural slums, where prospects are bleak, and safety and the family unit is under threat. Operation Mobilisation’s Mercy Teams International provides education and social work programs which provide support for the poor and marginalized in Phnom Penh and enable Cambodia’s disadvantaged children to further…

A new two-dimensional national survey of U.S. adults commissioned by The Presidential Prayer Team, profiles the prayer life of Americans.

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Since the advent of the Coronavirus crisis millions of Americans have addressed the fears and challenges raised by COVID-19 through prayer. As part of a new two-dimensional national survey of U.S. adults commissioned by The Presidential Prayer Team, a non-partisan, non-profit organization, profiles the prayer life of Americans. The survey of the…

The Cultural Research Center released the 8th in its series of reports revealing results from its American Worldview Inventory (AWVI).

GLENDALE, AZ – The Cultural Research Center (CRC) at Arizona Christian University released the 8th in its series of reports revealing results from its American Worldview Inventory (AWVI) this week. This edition uncovered Americans’ “Views of Sin and Salvation.” Dr. George Barna, renowned Christian polling expert and Director of Research at the CRC, described the…

Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 76 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2020.

MERCER ISLAND, WA — Today, Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 76 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2020. These organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings from their employees who completed BCWI’s groundbreaking Employee Engagement Survey between January and July 2020. All organizations evaluated their workplaces based on BCWI’s proprietary…

As their nation remained under lockdown, GFA Bridge of Hope centers in India couldn’t hold the classes and activities they normally would

TAMIL NADU, INDIA — As their nation remained under lockdown, GFA Bridge of Hope centers in India couldn’t hold the classes and activities they normally would. However, they continued to bring much-needed help to students’ families and other members of their communities struggling for survival. With the approval of government authorities, Bridge of Hope staff…

As Israel faces severe economic crisis caused by coronavirus, Israel’s Ministry of Social Affairs and IFCJ set up emergency assistance across the country.

JERUSALEM — Against the backdrop of the severe economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Israel’s Ministry of Social Affairs and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) have set up emergency funds in 140 municipalities across the country. The funds will help local welfare departments provide immediate assistance to families and elderly…

With migrants starvation fueled by COVID-19 threatening thousands in South Asia, Gospel for Asia has launched a new global movement -- Don't Mask Your Eyes

WILLS POINT, TX — With starvation fueled by the COVID-19 crisis threatening thousands across South Asia, a leading mission agency has launched a new global movement — Don’t Mask Your Eyes — to draw attention to starving migrants and their families. “The face mask has become a symbol of our deeply troubled times,” said K.P….

Born in Homs & an evangelical Syrian, Tony Alkhoury is 1 of 450 Syrians in the US on an active student visa. In Arabic, his family name means “the priest.”

Following Turkey’s incursion into Syria on November of 2019 and establishment of a “safe zone” in coordination with Russia, the beleaguered nation faces another refugee crisis. According to the United Nations, 6.7 million Syrians have registered with their High Commission for Refugees. Turkey hosts the largest share, with 3.4 million, followed by Lebanon with 1…