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Prayer Is NOT a Worthless Response: Greg Laurie, Jack Graham, Franklin Graham Speak About the Shootings | CBN

Prominent Pastors Greg Laurie and Dr. Jack Graham say the mass shootings in America are clearly the result of a spiritual crisis in the nation. In a five-minute Instagram video posted Sunday, Laurie and Graham discuss the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio and what Christians need to do in response to… Continue reading Prayer Is NOT a Worthless Response: Greg Laurie, Jack Graham, Franklin Graham Speak About the Shootings | CBN

India Water Crisis Threatens Hundreds of Millions – Gospel for Asia Requests Prayer

Faith-based agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) today called for Christians to pray as South India remains in the grip of a critical water shortage that threatens hundreds of millions of lives.

WILLS POINT, TX — Christian missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA) today called for Christians to pray as South India remains in the grip of a critical water shortage that threatens hundreds of millions of lives.  Critical water shortages have ‘reached point of no return’ as mega-city Chennai fights thirst. As many as 600 million… Continue reading India Water Crisis Threatens Hundreds of Millions – Gospel for Asia Requests Prayer

The Power of Prayer and Prayercast

NAPERVILLE, IL – Prayercast is a division of OneWay Ministries, committed to “activating God’s people to exalt Jesus Christ and advance His gospel to the multitudes.” If prayer is, as John Wesley once said, “Where the action is,” then Prayercast is the 21st-century compass to point us to where the action is. Senator and former… Continue reading The Power of Prayer and Prayercast

Major Milestones for UK Wall of Answered Prayer Christian Landmark

BIRMINGHAM, UK – The Wall of Answered Prayer is a piece of public art with one million bricks, each representing an answered prayer. The aim of the project is to preserve and celebrate the UK’s Christian heritage and inspire the nation to pray.  The architectural sculpture will use state of the art technology so that visitors… Continue reading Major Milestones for UK Wall of Answered Prayer Christian Landmark

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A Call to Prayer from the Streets of Venezuela

VENEZUELA – This week Venezuela woke up to the news of a civic and military uprising led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, recognized by over 50 countries as Venezuela’s legitimate interim president. They called it Operation Liberty, a movement to remove the discredited president Nicolás Maduro from power. Chaos and uncertainty spread through the streets… Continue reading A Call to Prayer from the Streets of Venezuela

National Day of Prayer and Holocaust Remembrance Share Same Day

WASHINGTON, DC – May 1st and 2nd are inextricably conjoined in 2019 as the former is Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) and the latter is the National Day of Prayer. The two days do not often adjoin or overlap. Holocaust Remembrance Day is scheduled according to the Hebrew calendar on the 27th day of the… Continue reading National Day of Prayer and Holocaust Remembrance Share Same Day

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The Relentless Attack on Prayer

MOUNT STERLING, OH – Missions Box News serves primarily to connect the church in the West to news of what God is doing through nonprofits around the world. Sometimes we share the work of specific FBOs; other times we may offer insights into situations of international concern that may hinder or help the spread of… Continue reading The Relentless Attack on Prayer

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Whole Villages Are Gone: Calls For Prayer After Devastating Cyclone Hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi

International relief organizations are responding to an increasingly devastating humanitarian crisis after a tropical storm and powerful cyclone tore across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Current estimates confirmed by President Filipe Nyusi indicate that some 1,000 people may have been killed in Mozambique alone. “Officially, we have a record of more than 84 dead but everything… Continue reading Whole Villages Are Gone: Calls For Prayer After Devastating Cyclone Hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi

Gospel for Asia Issues Prayer Appeal on Behalf of Village Pastor Abducted in Myanmar

Concern growing for the safety of Pastor Tun N., serving with Gospel for Asia field partner. WILLS POINT, Texas — Gospel for Asia (GFA) has issued an urgent prayer appeal on behalf of one of its field-partner workers who was abducted at gunpoint in Myanmar, formerly Burma. Tun N., aged 41, who pastors a congregation in… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Issues Prayer Appeal on Behalf of Village Pastor Abducted in Myanmar

International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church November 4, 2018

Missions Box News invites you to join tens of thousands of Christians on Sunday, November 4th, in prayer for our brothers and sisters around the world who are persecuted and are suffering because of their faith in Jesus Christ. It’s not likely that most who read this have ever faced persecution. Yet, persecution of Christians… Continue reading International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church November 4, 2018

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Pastor Robert Jeffress Calls on Christians to Join Him in Prayer for Those Facing the Ferocity of Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence photographed from the International Space Station, Sept. 10, 2018. NASA photo

“God does not always promise to deliver us out of the storm, but He promises to lead us through the storm” — Dr. Robert Jeffress DALLAS — Dr. Robert Jeffress, the pastor of the 13,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas issues the following statement calling for prayer for those threatened by Hurricane Florence, which is… Continue reading Pastor Robert Jeffress Calls on Christians to Join Him in Prayer for Those Facing the Ferocity of Hurricane Florence

Prayer and Praise for Rescue of Thai Boys

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BANGKOK – Ardoon Sam-aon is a talented 14-year-old. He plays the piano and the guitar and participates in the youth program and praise team at Mae Sai Grace Church where he accepted Christ in March 2018. He has a 3.94 GPA as an eighth-grader at Ban Wiang Phan School. He is an avid volleyball and… Continue reading Prayer and Praise for Rescue of Thai Boys

National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast Honors Luis Palau with Esperanza Advocacy Award

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WASHINGTON DC – Internationally-known evangelist Luis Palau is currently undergoing treatment for Stage 4 lung cancer. His ongoing treatment prevented him from attending the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast this week in Washington, D.C. Palau was honored at the event with the 2018 Esperanza Advocacy Award. This was the 16th annual National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast sponsored… Continue reading National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast Honors Luis Palau with Esperanza Advocacy Award

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Prayer Requests for Afghanistan

Islam is the official state religion of Afghanistan. Source: Masoud Akbari

Imagine a country where you had to keep your faith silent for fear of being arrested. There are many people living in countries throughout the world that face this threat. Afghanistan is one of them. There are no churches, but mosques can be found on every street corner in the rugged and mountainous terrain of… Continue reading Prayer Requests for Afghanistan

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Horizons International to Open Prayer for All Nations Center in Lebanon

BEIRUT – Horizons International recently introduced its plans for establishing the Middle East Center for World Missions in Beirut. The entire project is expected to take 10 years to complete. The objective is “To build a hub and network that facilitate the mobilization, training, and sending of missionaries from the Middle East and North Africa… Continue reading Horizons International to Open Prayer for All Nations Center in Lebanon

Prayers Interrupted by Mob in India

Morning Star News reported on a mob in India breaking up prayers

A Hindu woman, Anita Masih, traveling to Delhi with six other Christians, stopped in Mathura at the request of her sister Valmiki. She had asked the group to pause on their journey to come to her home to pray for her sick husband. While the Valmiki was gathering water for her guests, a mob of… Continue reading Prayers Interrupted by Mob in India

As Wells Dry Up Across India, Gospel for Asia Issues Call to Prayer

WIDESPREAD DROUGHT AFFECTS 330 MILLION ON SUBCONTINENT WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) is calling on the world to pray for those experiencing a drought, aggravated by rising temperatures. More than 300 million are affected. The Indian government has noted that nearly a quarter of the country, more than 250 districts, are facing… Continue reading As Wells Dry Up Across India, Gospel for Asia Issues Call to Prayer

Operation Mobilisation Workers Deliver Aid in the Worst Hit Cities of Ukraine

BORODYANKA, UKRAINE — Operation Mobilisation workers are delivering aid in the worst-hit conflict zones of Ukraine as well as supporting pastors who have chosen to stay and serve their country. OM worker Wayne Zschech brought this update from the bombed out city of Borodyanka near Kyiv. Wayne Zschech, Operation Mobilisation Ukraine: Good day, everybody, this… Continue reading Operation Mobilisation Workers Deliver Aid in the Worst Hit Cities of Ukraine

Gospel for Asia: How Do We Reclaim This ‘Vanishing Generation’?

WILLS POINT, TX – K.P. Yohannan, founder and director of GFA World (Gospel for Asia), which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, and Metropolitan of Believers Eastern Church, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide — shares on the “vanishing generation”, and how the church can help young people discover a deeper calling… Continue reading Gospel for Asia: How Do We Reclaim This ‘Vanishing Generation’?

Social Media Targets Christians in New Kind of Genocide — Noel Yeatts | NewsMax

Noel Yeatts, President of World Help, an international, Christian humanitarian organization serving the needs of the impoverished around the world, discusses the suffering that Christians face, even by those who use social media as a tool to fan the flames of persecution. When you look at lists of the most dangerous places to be a… Continue reading Social Media Targets Christians in New Kind of Genocide — Noel Yeatts | NewsMax

Delivering Backpacks to Children in Ukraine

NORTH WILKESBORO, NC — Samaritan’s Purse is sending thousands of children’s backpacks to Ukraine, each filled with a soft bear, hat, sketch pad, ball, and child-friendly Gospel materials, to let them know that God loves them and hasn’t forgotten them. Karl Phelps – Samaritan’s Purse: Samaritan’s Purse is packing backpacks for the children of Ukraine.… Continue reading Delivering Backpacks to Children in Ukraine

North African Convert Endures Persecution

NORTH AFRICA — Latifa’s* family threw her out of the house and even threatened to kill her after she became a Christian. Thankfully, she married a Christian man and Open Doors partners have found a place for them to live away from the persecution. But Latifa is still suffering from the rejection she experienced. Latifa*… Continue reading North African Convert Endures Persecution

Boise Harvest Packs out Extramile Arena, Sees Over 3,000 Professions of Faith

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BOISE — ExtraMile Arena was packed out over two nights with over 20,000 people in attendance overflow crowds each night, with another 144,000 watching online. Boise Harvest saw more than 1,700 people come down to the floor, committing their lives to Christ, during the two-night community event this weekend. More than 1,500 people also made… Continue reading Boise Harvest Packs out Extramile Arena, Sees Over 3,000 Professions of Faith

Churches Help Refugees at Romanian Border

SIGHETUL MARMATIEI, ROMANIA — Every day, hundreds of refugees are entering the Romania border through Sighetul Marmatiei Custom. Some of them are only transiting the country, other families choose to stay in Baia-Mare. Dinu Onea, Pastor, the Church of Faith Logos Baia Mare, Romania: Here in Baia Mare I can say that there is a… Continue reading Churches Help Refugees at Romanian Border

Romanian Mission Agency Provides Safe Place for Ukrainian Refugees

ROMANIA — The conflict in Ukraine changed the lives of it’s citizens, but also of it’s neighbors. In Romania, the citizens from the north of the country can feel the results of the war as thousands of refugees crossed over the borderlines to try to find a safe place. From the very beginning, the churches… Continue reading Romanian Mission Agency Provides Safe Place for Ukrainian Refugees

Gulshan: Secret Christian From Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN — It’s now more than six months since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. While tens of thousands have fled Afghanistan since the Taliban took control of the country in August 2021, those who remain continue to watch, wait and suffer. The United Nations recently released a report which stated that 400 civilians have… Continue reading Gulshan: Secret Christian From Afghanistan

Mobile Food Drive, Sponsored by Nations Church in Partnership with One Heart for Women and Children

ORLANDO, FL — Nations Church, one of the fastest-growing churches in America, based in Central Florida, recently partnered with One Heart for Women and Children to assist families and individuals struggling with food insecurity in the local community. On March 16th, Nations Church and One Heart combined their teams, arriving at the Christ for all… Continue reading Mobile Food Drive, Sponsored by Nations Church in Partnership with One Heart for Women and Children

Evangelist Daniel Kolenda is Coming to a City Near You

ORLANDA, FL — Christ for All Nations (CfaN) is thrilled to announce the dates and locations of the 2022 Impartation Breakfast Meetings. This series of strategic, in-person meetings will bring together partners and friends of the international ministry in an intimate setting and give them the chance to hear from and meet with CfaN President… Continue reading Evangelist Daniel Kolenda is Coming to a City Near You

CEF Caring for Ukrainian Children in Ukraine and Neighboring Countries

WARRENTON, MO — CEF has 69 national workers in Ukraine who were ministering to children on a daily basis, reaching 133,000 children in 2021. Only 12 workers have fled the country thus far. Of the remaining, half are sheltering in place and the other half have moved to western Ukraine. One reported that in the… Continue reading CEF Caring for Ukrainian Children in Ukraine and Neighboring Countries

Special Needs Center Continues in Ukraine Despite Military Attacks

KONOTOP, UKRAINE — The town of Konotop in the North East Sumy region of Ukraine close to the Russian border has been badly hit by attacks. However a special needs children’s center there supported by Christian charity Mercy Projects is continuing their daily lessons for the many children who have found this place to be… Continue reading Special Needs Center Continues in Ukraine Despite Military Attacks

Helping the Refugees at the Borderline of Siret, Romania

SUCEAVA, ROMANIA— Most of the Ukrainian refugees are entering Romania through Siret Custom from Suceava County. The last days were critical for everybody because of the low temperatures in the zone. Nelu Prodan – Director Natanel Center Suceava: The last three weeks were critical, as you know, there were many refugees waves in many points… Continue reading Helping the Refugees at the Borderline of Siret, Romania

Medical Interventions in Ukraine

RZESZOW, POLAND — Medical equipment and supplies for a Samaritan’s Purse Emergency Field Hospital in Lviv, Ukraine, were airlifted via three flights (two aboard our DC-8 cargo jet) from North Carolina to Poland on March 4, 8, and 10. All materials have been unloaded, and most have been transported to Ukraine. The field hospital is… Continue reading Medical Interventions in Ukraine

She Screamed, ‘Where’s My Child!? Where’s My Daughter!?’

BAKERSFIELD, CA — Dave Donaldson, CityServe International co-founder and chairman, submits the following and is available for comment: Standing outside the train station right at the border of Poland and Ukraine, our leadership team decided to gather for prayer. As we united to pray, I heard a panic scream, so loud, that it emanated through… Continue reading She Screamed, ‘Where’s My Child!? Where’s My Daughter!?’

GFA World is Seeking to Help ‘Vanishing Generation’ Rediscover God

ENGAGING THE 'VANISHING GENERATION': GFA World (www.gfa.org) aims to help re-energize the faith of those 18-30, a group vanishing from the church because many of them say God "seems missing." Organizers anticipate the Set Apart 2022 conference, featuring ministry leaders Metropolitan KP Yohannan, Francis Chan and George Verwer, will attract hundreds of young adults to GFA World's campus at Wills Point, Texas, June 20-26. Learn more at gfa.org/setapart/.

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, one of America’s largest Christian organizations is on a quest to help re-energize the faith of those ages 18-30, a group vanishing from the… Continue reading GFA World is Seeking to Help ‘Vanishing Generation’ Rediscover God

Churches Respond to Growing Humanitarian Needs in Ukraine and Bordering Countries

23-year-old mother Paulina closes her eyes for a moment as she and her children spend time in their new temporary home in Nyíregyháza, Hungary, 9 March 2022. With the recent influx of refugees arriving in Hungary following the Russian invasion of neighbouring Ukraine, the Evangelical Lutheran congregation in Nyíregyháza Kertváros is working hard to accommodate and support people arriving in the city. 23-year-old mother Paulina alongside her husband, a new-born baby and two daughters are staying in a house offered as accommodation for incoming refugees by congregants from Nyíregyháza Kertváros. Being 8-months pregnant when starting the journey from Ukraine to neighboring Hungary, Paulina gave birth to her third child the same day she and her family crossed the border. Having started going into labour while still being on the way, Paulina was rushed from the border crossing to a nearby hospital in Fehérgyarmat in order to give birth. Hospital staff reportedly said it was a miracle the child and mother are both healthy and well. Photo: Albin Hillert/LWF

GENEVE — The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate reports that it is helping all those in need—the military, hospitals, and refugees all over Ukraine. Monasteries are providing all possible humanitarian aid to refugees, internally displaced persons and all those affected by the war. Refugee reception points have also been organized at churches through… Continue reading Churches Respond to Growing Humanitarian Needs in Ukraine and Bordering Countries

Operation Christmas Child Benefits More than 9 Million Children

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BOONE, NC — Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, has impacted the lives of 188 million children in more than 170 countries.[1] Samaritan’s Purse recently released a report highlighting the success of the program’s 2021 Christmas season, during which 9.1 million children in need received shoebox gifts—containing various gifts such as… Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Benefits More than 9 Million Children

Good News in Pakistan: Andrew and Wendy Palau Join in Major Evangelistic Effort in Karachi, Pakistan

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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… Continue reading Good News in Pakistan: Andrew and Wendy Palau Join in Major Evangelistic Effort in Karachi, Pakistan

Emergency Field Hospital Now Being Set Up in Ukraine

LVIV, UKRAINE — A Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 has landed safely in Poland and materials for their Emergency Field Hospital have been transported to Ukraine. The Samaritan’s Purse team is now in the process of setting up the facility on the outskirts of Lviv. Based on recent assessments, it has been decided to increase the capacity… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Now Being Set Up in Ukraine

American Efforts to Save Children in Konotop, Ukraine

MP counselor Sergey, who is also a foster family, lost his apartment while helping others find shelter from the bombs. Photo by MercyProjects.org

MURRIETA, CA — Today, Russian soldiers walked through crowded streets in Konotop, Ukraine, threatening to release hand grenades if the people of this city in northeast Ukraine did not submit to them. Mayor Artem Semenikhin, rallied the people in this town in Sumy Oblast, just 100 miles from the Russian border, and they resisted the… Continue reading American Efforts to Save Children in Konotop, Ukraine

Praying for Ukraine

UKRAINE — The situation in Ukraine is more tense each and every day. Romania asked for the consolidation of the NATO Eastern flank and this action has taken place these past few days, as a defensive response to the crisis provoked by Vladimir Putin. Also, Romania was visited by the Secretary General of NATO, Jens… Continue reading Praying for Ukraine

Providing Critical Relief to Isolated Island Communities in the Philippines

PHILIPPINES — More than one month after Super Typhoon Rai slammed into the Philippines, Samaritan’s Purse is still working hard to meet the needs of remote island villages. Many of these impoverished communities are only accessible by boat, making relief efforts much more difficult. Samaritan’s Purse continues to serve in these cut-off areas, bringing emergency… Continue reading Providing Critical Relief to Isolated Island Communities in the Philippines

Praying Is the Key, Praying Movement in Romania

ROMANIA— Praying is one of the pillars of Christian life. It is the way in which believers are getting closer to God by looking for answers and guidance for the different problems that occur in their lives. Along the way, in Romania started lots of praying initiatives which involve Christians from every confession. We will… Continue reading Praying Is the Key, Praying Movement in Romania

Volunteers Combine RV Living and Their Passion for Bible Translation to Donate Thousands of Hours to Wycliffe Associates

ORLANDO, FL — Since the founding of Wycliffe Associates in 1967, volunteers have contributed thousands of hours of labor to propel the ministry forward in its mission to accelerate Church Owned Bible translation across the globe. And at the Wycliffe Associates international headquarters in Orlando, Florida, approximately 110 volunteers are staying for the winter season… Continue reading Volunteers Combine RV Living and Their Passion for Bible Translation to Donate Thousands of Hours to Wycliffe Associates

Afghanistan Tops Open Doors 2022 World Watch List

WITNEY, ENGLAND — Afghanistan is now the most dangerous place in the world to be a Christian, according to figures released today in the 2022 World Watch List (WWL). Afghanistan replaces North Korea at the top of the list after 20 years – this despite persecution also rising there this year. The WWL, which records… Continue reading Afghanistan Tops Open Doors 2022 World Watch List

Life as a Persecuted Christian in North Korea: Bae’s Story

NORTH KOREA — North Korean Persecuted Christian Bae* was sentenced to a lifetime of backbreaking labour and starvation rations – just for having a Bible. If you were to see Bae* during the day, you’d assume that her work was picking crops. Every morning in the village she’s forced to live in, Bae spends the… Continue reading Life as a Persecuted Christian in North Korea: Bae’s Story

Christian Kids and Youth Cling to ‘Digital Lifeline’ in Afghanistan and Iran

ALONE IN AFGHANISTAN, IRAN, KIDS RISK ALL TO 'MEET JESUS:' One girl in Afghanistan tells media ministry SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) she would be "cut to pieces" by the Taliban if discovered watching Christian children's shows broadcast in the local Farsi and Dari languages. Thousands of young children and teens in Afghanistan and Iran – many of them alone and in hiding – are using secure phone apps to watch live Christian shows and connect with other believers.

EASTON, MD — Children as young as 4 are risking their lives in Afghanistan because they want to “meet Jesus” and talk to other Christians, even as they hide from the Taliban. Desperate for hope, thousands of young children and teens – often the only Christians in their families – are turning to a Middle… Continue reading Christian Kids and Youth Cling to ‘Digital Lifeline’ in Afghanistan and Iran

Serving in Storm-torn Arkansas

ARKANSAS – Samaritan’s Purse is responding in northeast Arkansas where tornadoes caused widespread damage and loss of life. The charity is calling for pray for these hurting communities and for volunteers to serve in Jesus’ Name. Clayton Steelman – Samaritan’s Purse: We’re here with Samaritan’s Purse in Northeast Arkansas responding to the devastating tornadoes that… Continue reading Serving in Storm-torn Arkansas

Japan: Christmas, a time for Witness

JAPAN — Christmas may be a totally commercial season in Japan, but people are open to the true meaning of the celebration. So Japanese Christians are finding many creative ways to share about Jesus’ birth and why He came to earth. The Christmas season provides a unique opportunity for Christian witness in Japan. This is… Continue reading Japan: Christmas, a time for Witness

The Global Church Network’s ‘Synergize 2022’ Conference to Draw 700 International Church Leaders

ORLANDO — The 20th Anniversary of the biennial Synergize Pastor and Leader Conference organized by the Global Church Network (GCN), will equip and network more than 700 influential international evangelists and church leaders from 40 countries representing more than 100 denominations for evangelistic ministry. Specifically, Synergize 2022 will highlight remaining priorities for FINISH: 2030, GCN’s… Continue reading The Global Church Network’s ‘Synergize 2022’ Conference to Draw 700 International Church Leaders

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