The Pacific Garden Mission is open 24/7 every day to care for the needs of Chicago’s homeless and to teach them that Jesus Christ can transform their lives.

CHICAGO – The Pacific Garden Mission is the oldest continuously operating rescue mission in the United States. George and Sarah Clarke originally opened PGM in a small storefront on Chicago’s South Clark Street. 2020 marks the beginning of the mission’s 143rd year of transforming the lives of the city’s homeless and destitute. The transformation starts…

CNN reported this morning on the growing and potentially crippling crisis in Lebanon. A crisis of which most of us have been unaware.

BEIRUT – CNN reported this morning on the growing and potentially crippling crisis in Lebanon. A crisis of which most of us have been unaware. The National Crisis “Lebanon [is] mired in its worst economic crisis since its 15-year civil war. The country is buckling under a severe liquidity crisis, with informal and irregular capital…

Open Doors announced the 2020 World Watch List of religious persecution offenders: Christians in China experience unprecedented levels of persecution...

WASHINGTON – Today Open Doors announced the 2020 World Watch List 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 #23 in 2020, on…

A person’s politics generally reflect their religious beliefs. The more Americans ignore the Word of God, the more revolutionary these changes could become.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Gallup Organization released its Decade in Review report on New Year’s Eve 2019. The report includes four segments, focusing on Persistent Issues and Concerns, Striking Moments, Revolutionary Changes, and Lasting Effects. Among the Revolutionary Changes identified, Religion is listed along with Political Polarization, The US Economy, Marijuana, and Same-Sex Marriage. Did…

Yael Eckstein shares her thoughts on Hanukkah & her prayer for the power of light to overcome the darkness of religious oppression wherever it exists.

Yael Eckstein, president of the International Fellowship of Christian and Jews, shares her thoughts on Hanukkah and her hope and prayer for divine intervention, for the power of light to overcome the darkness of religious oppression wherever it exists. Hanukkah, which began Sunday night this year, commemorates a great Jewish victory over oppression by the…

March for Life Chicago Board President Dawn Fitzpatrick announced today that the March for Life Chicago 2020, set for January 11, will be a massive expansion of previous marches.

CHICAGO — March for Life Chicago Board President Dawn Fitzpatrick announced that the March for Life Chicago 2020, set for January 11, will be a massive expansion of previous marches. This time, the traditional rally and march is coupled with a convention featuring pro-life organizations from across the United States, a young adult evening event,…

African Mission Healthcare provides vital 'life support' for only major hospital for 1.3 million people in conflict-torn Sudan's Nuba Mountains

DELAND, FL — Aiming to provide vital medical help for hundreds of thousands of traumatized, but courageous and resilient victims of Sudan’s “hidden” war, U.S.-based nonprofit organization African Mission Healthcare (AMH, www.africanmissionhealthcare.org) launched a new campaign today—”Nuba 2020″— (www.Nuba2020.com) to coincide with Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3. AMH Provides Vital ‘Life Support’ for Only Major Hospital…

It's time for God’s people to be aware of the 40 million people who are trapped in modern slavery by supporting those who are working for it's abolition

NEW YORK – When Americans contemplate the abolition of slavery (which is not often), we immediately think of President Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. That document made slavery illegal in the United States effective January 1, 1863. Likewise, the United Nations abolished slavery worldwide on December 2, 1949, when the General Assembly adopted the…

'HORROR STORY' OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Faith-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) says the "horror story" of violence against women and girls must end. The Texas-based organization urges people to speak out against violence as GFA marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Nov. 25.

Missions Agency Confronts Violence Against Women During International Observance, Nov. 25 WILLS POINT, TX — A staggering one-third of women and girls around the world will suffer physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) reports, as the organization marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against…

Rev. Patrick Mahoney, the Director of the Christian Defense Coalition based in Washington DC, is leading the efforts to support the democracy and freedom protests happening in Hong Kong and will be speaking at local rallies, leading prayer gatherings and meeting with local pro-democracy and Christian leaders.

WASHINGTON — Rev. Patrick Mahoney, the Director of the Christian Defense Coalition based in Washington DC, is leading the efforts to support the democracy and freedom protests happening in Hong Kong and will be speaking at local rallies, leading prayer gatherings and meeting with local pro-democracy and Christian leaders. Rev. Mahoney is the first American…

NHCLC is launching a series of nationwide campaigns to protect the sanctity of human life, defend religious liberty and advocate for biblical justice.

SACRAMENTO, CA — The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) is launching a series of nationwide campaigns to protect the sanctity of human life, defend religious liberty and advocate for biblical justice. The campaigns, drawn from the NHCLC’s life, religious liberty and biblical justice directives, are a collaborative effort with some of the most influential…

Institute on Religion and Democracy & China Aid, joined by Christian leaders & advocates, are sending a Statement of Solidarity to Hong Kong Christians

WASHINGTON — As the People’s Republic of China this week commemorates 70 years of Communist rule, the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) and China Aid, joined by other Christian leaders and advocates, are sending a Statement of Solidarity to Hong Kong’s Christians and all those who fight to maintain their freedom in Hong Kong….

NHCLC has recently announced a partnership with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to offer legal aid to its member congregations.

SACRAMENTO, CA — The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), led by Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, has recently announced a partnership with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to offer legal aid to its member congregations. The partnership – which will allow NHCLC member churches throughout the U.S. to access religious freedom legal help at a discounted rate…

The campaign, led by the Kasr El-Dobara network of churches and including Andrew and Wendy Palau, featured 10 outreaches to different sectors of society.

TYLER, TX — After years of preparation and prayer, thousands of followers of Jesus and hundreds of churches throughout East Texas came together for CityFest East Texas with Andrew Palau, culminating in a free, 2-day, evangelistic festival at The Square in downtown Tyler on October 5 and 6. Hosted by 405 churches, businesses, and nonprofits,…

World Help has announced a $130,000 matching gift opportunity to double donations and impact twice as many people before 2019 ends.

VIRGINIA BEACH – Operation Blessing began in 1978 under the leadership of businessman, Bible teacher, philanthropist, and founder of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Pat Robertson. Over the years, Operation Blessing has “touched the lives of millions of people in more than 90 countries” and every one of the United States. Operation Blessing exists to provide…

Evangelist Andrew Palau brings the first of a series of reports highlighting some of the prisons outreach taking place ahead of CityFest

TYLER, TX – CityFest East Texas is a large, multicultural music festival scheduled for October 5-6, 2019, with Andrew Palau as the featured speaker. The festival will include performances by top Christian recording artists Blanca, Marisol Park, Ryan Stevenson, The Newsboys, Pat Barrett, and Lecrae. Additionally, award-winning country artist Josh Turner will perform during the…

Nigeria currently ranks 12th on the World Watch List where Christians suffer the greatest persecution and may move higher on Open Doors annual list.

ABUJA – Conducting charitable humanitarian work in any developing country or crisis situation is difficult at best. Working in disease or conflict-ridden regions is not only hard but sometimes downright dangerous.This is rapidly becoming the scenario for NGOs working in strife-torn Nigeria where Boko Haram rebels are attempting to establish the Islamic State in West…

Gospel for Asia (GFA) issues a Special Report on illiteracy, the dominant disabler to flourishing for millions, & the miraculous potential literacy brings.

Resolving the Limitations Illiteracy Places on the Human Spirit WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) issues an extensive Special Report on illiteracy, the dominant disabler to flourishing for millions around the world, and the miraculous potential of literacy that is able to change the lives of men, women and children for generations….

The spotlight of the global water crisis is currently shining on the countries of Central Asia, particularly in Uzbekistan.

TASHKENT – The spotlight of the global water crisis is currently shining on the countries of Central Asia, particularly Uzbekistan. In “Water: A Time Bomb in Central Asia,” Aqua Doc emphasized that, “Agricultural water use in Central Asian countries is of vital importance, especially for Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. These countries employ inefficient irrigation methods….

The Adult & Teen Challenge new 90-day program puts recovery within reach of more addicts who can’t commit to a year-long residential program.

90-Day Hope’ initiative will be more affordable and focus on women’s opioid addiction crisis; rehab center also begins accepting insurance for first timeCOLUMBUS, GA — Adult & Teen Challenge (www.teenchallenge.cc) – Southeast Region based in Columbus, Ga. announced the launch of a new 90-day drug and alcohol treatment program, serving women throughout Georgia and surrounding…