With the U.S. Latino Child Discipleship Network, Awana is poised to help churches reach & disciple children by forming regional, local networks of churches

The global children’s ministry will hire a national ministry director to lead the mission to reach 2,500 churches by 2023STREAMWOOD, Ill — Awana, a non-profit ministry and the global leader in child discipleship, today announced a new ministry to reach the fastest growing demographic in American Christianity through U.S. Hispanic churches. According to Pew Forum…

Affirm Films and Provident Films Reveal the Official Trailer for the Newest Kendrick Brothers' Theatrical Release: THE FORGE

CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures’ AFFIRM Films, Provident Films and the beloved Kendrick Brothers release their official trailer today as they gear up to launch their newest film, THE FORGE, exclusively in theaters nationwide beginning August 23rd. THE FORGE is a bold, inspirational drama about the power of mentorship that takes place in the…

Wycliffe Associates Bringing Bible Translation Technology to Indigenous Translators Lacking Internet Access

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is working to provide Christians in 35 language groups across Indonesia and Southeast Asia with Bible Translation Acceleration Kits (BTAKs)—and the training to use them. Each kit includes a computer, special…

Celebrating Their 50th Year, Christ for all Nations Launches Pioneering Evangelistic Campaigns in Nigeria, Led by Evangelist Daniel Kolenda

ORLANDO, FL — In an era where faith seems to waver, Christ for all Nations (CfaN) stands as a beacon of hope and revival, embarking on a historic series of gospel campaigns across Nigeria. This epic undertaking, led by Evangelist Daniel Kolenda, follows the 50th-anniversary launch event in Cape Town and started on February 21st,…

Wycliffe Associates receives a boost from volunteers in Orlando and elsewhere as organization looks to accelerate bible translation worldwide

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, welcomes short- and long-term volunteers at its Florida-based headquarters and even offers an on-site RV park to accommodate long-term volunteers. Some volunteers spend between two and four months during the winter…

Prison Fellowship International’s flagship in-prison program, The Prisoner’s Journey® (TPJ) has reached its 10-year anniversary.

WASHINGTON — Prison Fellowship International’s flagship in-prison program, The Prisoner’s Journey® (TPJ) has reached its 10-year anniversary. This program, launched in South Africa and Nigeria in 2014, now runs in 35 countries across six continents. TPJ takes those in prison on a journey of self-discovery through the Gospel of Mark where they encounter Jesus the…

Celebrating 40 years of ministry, Mercy Multiplied, has now grown to include six locations throughout the United States and abroad.

NASHVILLE, TN — Celebrating 40 years of ministry, Mercy Multiplied—a vision birthed when Founder and President Nancy Alcorn launched a single residential home in 1983 to share the hope of Christ with women in need—has now grown to include six locations throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to the Residential Programs, the ministry’s…

Wycliffe Associates is working with churches and translation partners to print and distribute newly printed translated Scripture.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is working with churches and translation partners to print and distribute newly translated Scripture. In one village in Southern Africa, the Wycliffe Associates team distributed the first-ever New Testaments in the…

As the war in the Middle East faces violence, Help The Persecuted is on the ground as their teams minister to those fleeing into Lebanon.

MIDDLE EAST — As the war in the Middle East intensifies and the region faces a devastating surge of violence, Help The Persecuted is on the ground as their teams minister to those fleeing into Lebanon. Neighboring Israel and Syria, Lebanon is the most open country in the Middle East to Christianity. Many persecuted believers…

ROIministry.org Announces World Changers Challenge to Fund Christian Charities with Highest Impact Results.

ATLANTA — ROIMinistry.org extends an invitation for you to contribute to the World Changers Challenge, as we head into the last quarter of 2023. ROIMinistry.org has identified the Top 10 ministries that are doing the most for the kingdom of God, based on their impact per dollar, so that you know where your charitable giving…

In a massive effort to share hope around Kenya, the Luis Palau Association partnered with more churches to put on the Love Nairobi Festival.

NAIROBI, KENYA — In a massive effort to share hope with hundreds of thousands around Kenya, the Luis Palau Association partnered with more than 2,000 churches from every denomination to put on the Love Nairobi Festival. This free evangelistic festival, featuring live music, action sports, and fun for the whole family, aimed to unite churches…

The Mountain America Center in Idaho Falls came to life, as people attended the two-day Idaho Falls Look Up Tour with Will Graham.

CHARLOTTE, NC — Over two consecutive weekends in September, evangelist Will Graham shared the Gospel with a total of 23,239 people in the cities of Curitiba, Brazil, and Idaho Falls, Idaho. The back-to-back events in South and North America resulted in 1,729 people embracing hope and beginning a meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ. Esperança Curitiba…

The A.M.E. Zion Church will now leverage the Gloo platform to find ways to strengthen faith to meet its evangelism and discipleship needs.

BOULDER, CO — Gloo, the leading technology platform dedicated to connecting the faith ecosystem and releasing its collective might, announced its new partnership with The A.M.E. Zion Church, one of the largest African American denominations in the United States and abroad. The A.M.E. Zion Church will now leverage the Gloo platform to find new and…

New Language Created by Wycliffe Associates Being Used in Africa’s Public and Private Schools to Teach Deaf Students

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, has developed a new language for the Deaf and Deaf-Blind community, which is now being used in both public and private schools in Africa. The language, called Symbolic Universal Language, or…

On July 28-30, The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, will welcome Hispanic Christians for a Spanish-language seminar.

ASHEVILLE, NC — On July 28-30, The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, North Carolina, will welcome Hispanic Christians for a Spanish-language seminar led by Guatemalan preacher and director of the ministry Legendarios, Chepe Putzu. “For decades, The Cove has welcomed people from around the world to be equipped with God’s Word…

The Hearts of Fire Virtual Event is a free online event designed for churches and individuals to ignite a passion for persecuted Christians.

BARTLESVILLE, OK — “I love you and I forgive you,” Anita Smith said to husband Ronnie’s murderers during a national TV interview. Her Christlike words riveted reporters and inspired believers worldwide as they saw her faith in action after her husband was killed while living and working in Libya on mission to show Christ. Anita’s…

Truth78 is launching Truth78+, a new subscription service offering churches digital access to a full library of discipleship resources.

ST. PAUL, MN — Truth78 is launching Truth78+, a new subscription service offering churches digital access to a full library of discipleship curricula and resources. For 25 years, Truth78 has provided churches with comprehensive discipleship curricula for guiding the next generation to “set their hope in God” (Psalm 78:7). Truth78 curricula are designed to: affirm…

Few people knew George Verwer, legendary founder of Operation Mobilization (OM) who died April 14, in the same way as KP Yohannan

WILLS POINT, TX — Few people knew George Verwer, legendary founder of Operation Mobilization (OM) who died April 14, in the same way as KP Yohannan, founder of GFA World, who first met Verwer at the age of 17. More than a half-century ago, Yohannan, the self-described “skinny village teenager,” responded to Verwer’s radical invitation…

Wycliffe Associates will participate in a New Testament dedication in a South Asia this month, which is the first completed Bible translation

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, will participate in a New Testament dedication in South Asia nation (undisclosed for security reasons) this month, which is the first completed Bible translation project in a minority language. Local Bible…

The NHCLC has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to launch “Equip2Impact,” training active and aspiring pastors.

SACRAMENTO —The NHCLC has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to launch “Equip2Impact,” an NHCLC initiative training active and aspiring pastors in fundamental preaching skills that will engage their churches, so they make a cultural impact in their community with conviction and compassion. The initiative is being funded through Lilly Endowment’s…

The ministry is advancing the Gospel in the Pacific through gift-filled shoeboxes and a follow-up discipleship program in Fiji.

FIJI — Meet Ravina Kumar, national discipleship coordinator for Operation Christmas Child in Fiji. She is one of 6,100 people globally who volunteer on National Leadership Teams to guide the efforts of Samaritan’s Purse in evangelism, discipleship, and multiplication within their respective countries. The ministry is advancing the Gospel in the Pacific through gift-filled shoeboxes…

Iran Alive Ministries has officially partnered with Channel One CA to viewers in Iran, to obtain a slot for IAM’s Gospel-centric programming.

LOS ANGELES, CA — Iran Alive Ministries (IAM) has officially partnered with Channel One (Kanal Yek TV), a Persian TV channel broadcasting from Los Angeles, CA to viewers in Iran, to obtain a primetime slot for IAM’s Gospel-centric programming. “With this partnership, we will gain many new secular-minded audiences who have already rejected Islam, so…

The most translated film of all time is now available in its 2,000th translation: Zo, a language spoken by approximately 65,000 people.

ORLANDO, FL — The most translated film of all time is now available in its 2,000th translation: Zo, a language spoken by approximately 65,000 people globally, including refugee and immigrant communities in 28 U.S. cities. Myanmar, where Zo is mainly spoken, is a primarily Buddhist country, and people report experiencing discrimination for their religious beliefs….