Physical Therapist Obeys Calling to the Middle East

MIDDLE EAST — A physical therapist takes her career to the Arabian Peninsular, treating pain in people’s bodies and pointing them to the one who provides peace to their souls. “I wanted to go to one of the toughest countries in the world where there’s been no church before, because I wanted to do something… Continue reading Physical Therapist Obeys Calling to the Middle East

‘Other Vaccine Shot The World’s Waiting For’ New Report from GFA World (Gospel for Asia)

THE 'OTHER VACCINE SHOT THE WORLD'S WAITING FOR:' Human trials of a new malaria vaccine are underway, with promising initial results, according to a new report by humanitarian agency GFA World (formerly Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) that coincides with World Malaria Day, April 25.

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide: Millions around the world are still waiting to get a life-saving vaccine — and it’s not the COVID-19 shot. Human trials of a new malaria vaccine are underway, with promising… Continue reading ‘Other Vaccine Shot The World’s Waiting For’ New Report from GFA World (Gospel for Asia)

GFA World Expanding Ministry to Africa

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) has spent more than 40 years sharing the love of Jesus and ministering to the needs of millions of people in more than a dozen countries in South Asia. The COVID-19 pandemic engendered extreme hardships for the people in those countries during 2020. Families already faced… Continue reading GFA World Expanding Ministry to Africa

Supporting Persecuted North Korean Christian Women

NORTH KOREA — The persecution of Christian women and girls around the world is hidden, complex and violent. They are vulnerable for both their gender and their faith. As part of International Women’s Day on 8 March, Open Doors has been sharing stories of those who’ve been persecuted simply because they are Christian women. The… Continue reading Supporting Persecuted North Korean Christian Women

Operation Mobilization Ship Ministry Celebrates 50 Years at Sea

UNITED KINGDOM — The pioneering vessel, Logos, and her volunteer crew left a shipyard in Rotterdam on 18 February 1971. They were bound for London, where the refitted ship was shown to supporters of the venture and loaded with literature for her maiden voyage. In the five decades since, the ministry’s four vessels have covered… Continue reading Operation Mobilization Ship Ministry Celebrates 50 Years at Sea

GLO: A Light Shining in Burundi

CHARLESTON, SC – I am going to assume that you know as much about Burundi as I did before I began to investigate the benevolent work of GLO (aka Great Lakes Outreach). So, before I can introduce you to GLO, I need to familiarize you with the African nation of Burundi. Burundi Burundi occupies less… Continue reading GLO: A Light Shining in Burundi

COVID Stay-at-Home ‘Doesn’t Compare to Leprosy Isolation’ Says Gospel for Asia

COVID STAY-AT-HOME 'DOESN'T COMPARE TO LEPROSY ISOLATION:' With new COVID social restrictions in force in many countries, a just-released report (http://www.gfa.org/press/leprosy-ministry) from Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) reveals the loneliness and despair of people living with another "disease of isolation" -- leprosy. The report marked World Leprosy Day late last month.

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide — released a new special report amid new COVID social restrictions in force in many countries, reveals the… Continue reading COVID Stay-at-Home ‘Doesn’t Compare to Leprosy Isolation’ Says Gospel for Asia

The Story of Prisoner 42 in North Korea

NORTH KOREA — This story is based on a real-life account of a North Korea Christian sent to prison and then to a re-education camp. Other details have been added from other prison accounts. Open Doors has heard stories like this from numerous North Korean believers – and, disturbingly, the details are all eerily similar.… Continue reading The Story of Prisoner 42 in North Korea

Retired Missionary “Papa Tan” Returns to Taiwan Despite Pandemic

TAIWAN — As the missionary founder of Taitung Christian Hospital in Taiwan, Frank Dennis devoted 33 years of his life to the island before retiring back to his native home in America. This year at age 91, he returned with his son in mid-September to attend the opening of a new oncology wing and the… Continue reading Retired Missionary “Papa Tan” Returns to Taiwan Despite Pandemic

On Nonprofit’s 60th Anniversary, Co-founder of Global Leader Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Delivers Her Take on ‘Values Matter’

KONA, HAWAII — Having begun in 1960, Loren Cunningham was traveling from church to church in those early years sharing his vision of a global missions outreach when a young woman, Darlene Scratch, first encountered her future husband – and ministry partner. From an early age, she was aware of a distinct calling from God… Continue reading On Nonprofit’s 60th Anniversary, Co-founder of Global Leader Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Delivers Her Take on ‘Values Matter’

OM Missionary’s Prayers Set Zambian Village Free from Witchcraft

ZAMBIA — Kapembwa Village, along Lake Tanganyika in Zambia was known as one of the darkest communities bordering the lake because of the stronghold of witchcraft there, but thanks to the prayers and outreach efforts of OM missionary Clement Chama there are no longer any witch doctors in the village and some of them have… Continue reading OM Missionary’s Prayers Set Zambian Village Free from Witchcraft

BEE World – Shepherding the Shepherds

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – BEE World (Bible Evangelism by Extension) exists to address a growing world crisis. With Christianity growing in countries with limited access to the Gospel, ministries are suffering a leadership crisis because seminary-level pastoral training is not only limited but often not available. The Crisis “There are an estimated five million untrained… Continue reading BEE World – Shepherding the Shepherds

Gospel for Asia Asks for Prayer in November

WILLS POINT, TX –Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, is asking for our prayers in the month of November as many are struggling and in desperate need of protection from the icy blast of winter. The Reason for Prayer During this month of November, Dr.… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Asks for Prayer in November

Gospel for Asia: A Special Love for People

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by KP Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada – Discussing how Gospel for Asia cannot be clearly understood until it is seen as a ministry motivated by “a special love for the people… Continue reading Gospel for Asia: A Special Love for People

IBLT – The Whole WORD for the Whole World

RICHMOND, VA – IBLT, the short form for the Institute of Biblical Languages & Translation, exists to fill a major gap in Bible translation and, therefore, world missions. That gap is the extreme lack of Old Testament translations available in thousands of heart languages around the entire world. It is more than a minor semantical… Continue reading IBLT – The Whole WORD for the Whole World

GO Decade Launched on the 10th Anniversary of Global Outreach Day

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BERLIN, GERMANY — Leaders from every major denomination, missionary organization, and network worldwide gathered to launch the GO Decade, a ten-year outreach to reach everyone in the world with the Gospel. The leaders met online in late October on the 10th anniversary of the founding of Global Outreach Day (G.O.D.) to share testimonies, plan, and… Continue reading GO Decade Launched on the 10th Anniversary of Global Outreach Day

Reach a Village

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PARK FOREST, IL – Reach a Village is a relatively young faith-based parachurch organization. It was founded in 2012 by Robert Craft, a servant of the Lord with more than 40 years of ministry as a pastor, missionary, and evangelical leader. The Need The vision for the ministry is rooted in Mark 1:38 (NET), where… Continue reading Reach a Village

Amazima: Transforming Lives in Uganda

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FRANKLIN, TN – The Amazima story began with an 18-year-old girl, Katie Davis, falling in love. It happened in Uganda while she was on a mission trip to Africa. She fell in love with the people of Uganda. The Story Katie responded to that love by returning less than a year later. During 2007 and… Continue reading Amazima: Transforming Lives in Uganda

‘But God’ Makes The Impossible Possible

RIDGELAND, MS – Stan Buckley planned to visit Haiti only on a short-term mission trip in 2010. He had gathered a small contingent from the church he pastored in Ridgeland, Mississippi, to observe first-hand the effects of the epic earthquake. They just wanted to see if there was anything they could do to help. What… Continue reading ‘But God’ Makes The Impossible Possible

Davar Partners Asks ‘How Shall They Hear?’

AUSTIN, TX – Davar Partners International is an oral Bible organization working with other like-minded partners. Their goal is to enable every oral learner in the world to have access to the Word of God in a language close to their hearts and in a form they can understand. They want to accomplish this by… Continue reading Davar Partners Asks ‘How Shall They Hear?’

Millions of Widows in ‘Crisis of Survival’ Says Gospel for Asia

‘SHUNNED AND SHAMED’: Treatment of widows is often startlingly unfair and cruel, catapulting them into a crisis of survival, says a new global report by Texas-based mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org). Titled Widows Often Face Uphill Battle (https://www.gfa.org/special-report/widows-worldwide-face-tragedy-discrimination/), the report examines the different struggles faced by widows in the U.S., Africa, and Asia.

WILLS POINT, TX — One of the world’s biggest poverty-alleviating organizations spotlights the huge “uphill battle” facing many of the world’s 258 million widows in a recently-released report. Treatment of widows is often startlingly unfair and cruel, catapulting them into a crisis of survival, says the new global report by Texas-based Gospel for Asia (GFA… Continue reading Millions of Widows in ‘Crisis of Survival’ Says Gospel for Asia

Rewriting the Tragedies of Girlhood

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan, issued this Special Report on the horrific realities girls face, child marriage, human trafficking, abuse & exploitation, and the restoration & redemption that God brings to their lives. Nearly 173 years ago, on October 16,… Continue reading Rewriting the Tragedies of Girlhood

New Report from Gospel for Asia: ‘Rewriting the Tragedies of Girlhood’

Little Girl with Sad Eyes

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) have released the newest in their acclaimed series of Special Reports. The latest report is about being a girl – and the tragedy that can be. Susan Lawson opens her well-document report with a thumbnail view of the classic… Continue reading New Report from Gospel for Asia: ‘Rewriting the Tragedies of Girlhood’

How God Is Using Africa New Life’s Two Hands

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KIGALI, RWANDA – Africa New Life began extending its hands of evangelism and compassion to the suffering nation of Rwanda in 2001. The country was just beginning to recover from what has been described as “the swiftest genocide in history.” Over 800,000 Rwandans had been slaughtered over a period of 90 days. More than 600,000… Continue reading How God Is Using Africa New Life’s Two Hands

Introducing Twelve21 Global

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GARLAND, TX – Odds are that you have never heard of Twelve21 Global. That’s because it was founded by Yusuph Emmanuel only two years ago in 2018. Yusuph knows first-hand what life on the streets is like in a developing country. He grew up as a street kid in the African country of Tanzania. Life… Continue reading Introducing Twelve21 Global

4D Ministries Empowering European Christians

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MONUMENT, CO – The vision for 4D Ministries was planted in the hearts of Hank and Mona Paulson as an extension of other ministries under their care during the era of the Cold War. When the Curtain Went Up The construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961 was not merely a symbol of the entire… Continue reading 4D Ministries Empowering European Christians

Forum of Bible Agencies Collaborating to Provide Access to God’s Word

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NEW YORK – The Forum of Bible Agencies International is the world’s only forum for international Bible ministry leaders designed to benefit member agencies individually and through the partnerships they create. Let’s imagine that every Bible-believing Christian in America decides to move to a foreign country as ambassadors for Christ. What would that look like?… Continue reading Forum of Bible Agencies Collaborating to Provide Access to God’s Word

Gospel for Asia Provides Solution When Mandatory Masks Highlight Inequality for Asia’s Poor

GFA World pastor Abeer gives a face mask to Milan, who had been delivering milk door to door without the required item because he could not afford it. “I am grateful to [GFA workers] for helping me to get a reusable and hand-stitched face mask,” Milan said.

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing  how many NGO and charity organizations, such as Gospel for Asia , have sought to fill the gap between resources and needy communities who don’t have access to them as mandatory masks… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Provides Solution When Mandatory Masks Highlight Inequality for Asia’s Poor

How COVID-19 Affects Asia and Gospel for Asia Workers

INDIA — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing  how COVID-19 is seriously affecting those in Asia and hoe Gospel for Asia workers are combating this in a two-tiered approach.  COVID-19 poses a dual threat to the lives and livelihood of Asia’s citizens.… Continue reading How COVID-19 Affects Asia and Gospel for Asia Workers

OM’s Project Rescue Transforms Young Lives in Guatemala

GUATEMALA — In this Day-Care-Center like ministry, OM Guatemala helps around 45 children twice a week with food, tutoring, teaching values and mentoring. Also the mothers of the children receive guidance and support in different areas of their lives. OM Ministry Coordinator Ruth Schmutz explains more about how Project Rescue works and the impact it’s… Continue reading OM’s Project Rescue Transforms Young Lives in Guatemala

Gospel for Asia Brings Love to“The Least of These” During the Pandemic

Adrika receives a packet of grocery items from Pastor Puskar.

INDIA — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing those suffering unseen in the pandemic and how GFA workers are bringing them relief and aid and letting them know that they are seen and cared for in the midst of it all.  As… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Brings Love to“The Least of These” During the Pandemic

COVID-19 Redefines Gospel for Asia’s Bridge of Hope Service in Community

GFA worker gently offers meal to man suffering from malnourishment.

INDIA — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing how amid COVID-19 the staff at GFA’s Bridge of Hope centers work hard to provide the necessary food and sanitation items to neighbors in need. COVID-19 has upended the lives of many in Asia,… Continue reading COVID-19 Redefines Gospel for Asia’s Bridge of Hope Service in Community

Mekong Reach Initiative Launched by Operation Mobilisation

MEKONG REGION — With millions of unreached people throughout the South East Asian countries where the Mekong River flows through Operation Mobilisation (OM) has launched a major outreach initiative to this region. Jesus’ followers are being equipped throughout Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam to ensure the people along the Mekong River experience the true… Continue reading Mekong Reach Initiative Launched by Operation Mobilisation

World Gospel Mission: Never Settle for Less than …

MARION, IN – World Gospel Mission (WGM) activated when two Christian families ventured to China in 1910 to minister alongside two native Chinese Christians. Those families prepared the field in which WGM’s subsequent sowing of the Gospel seed would become successful. Sent with Purpose By 1920, WGM had 15 missionaries, 50 Chinese workers, and hundreds… Continue reading World Gospel Mission: Never Settle for Less than …

“No Truck Driver Has Ever Refused to Hear a Story.”

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WEST AFRICA – an IMB story. “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: “Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, [even] unto the end of the world.… Continue reading “No Truck Driver Has Ever Refused to Hear a Story.”

Pandemic Anxiety – What Can We Do?

Are you confused about the COVID-19 pandemic? I am. It’s hard to know what to believe because even the “experts” and the highest-ranking officials don’t agree on where the virus came from, how it is transmitted, how to prevent its spread, or what can be done to eradicate it without creating harmful unintended consequences. I… Continue reading Pandemic Anxiety – What Can We Do?

Gospel for Asia Helping Those on the Outskirts

Gospel for Asia founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan: GFA workers prepare to distribute food to Nepali families.

ODISHA, INDIA — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing Gospel for Asia workers who are reaching out to those on the outskirts of society who are struggling for food and daily needs due to the pandemic. While government and charitable organizations have… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Helping Those on the Outskirts

Experience Glimpses of Gospel for Asia’s Ministry on YouTube

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing Gospel for Asia’s ministry as seen through eight videos on YouTube. Forty-one years ago, the Lord began answering the prayers of a young man from India, his wife and a few Christian… Continue reading Experience Glimpses of Gospel for Asia’s Ministry on YouTube

Gospel for Asia Shares on the Miracle at the Myanmar Mine Mudslide

MYANMAR DISASTER: More than 160 people were killed in a horrific mudslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar. Mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) has called for “compassionate prayer” as local Christians at the scene comfort the bereaved.

HPAKANT, KACHIN PROVINCE – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing the miracle that happened amidst the tragedy of the Myanmar mudslide.  As July 2020 comes to a close, most readers will not have heard or read about the massive mudslide that killed… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Shares on the Miracle at the Myanmar Mine Mudslide

Gospel for Asia Calls for ‘Compassionate Prayer’ After Jade Mine Disaster

MYANMAR DISASTER: More than 160 people were killed in a horrific mudslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar. Mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) has called for “compassionate prayer” as local Christians at the scene comfort the bereaved.

WILLS POINT, TX — One of the world’s leading mission agencies has called for “compassionate prayer” after more than 160 people were killed by a horrific mudslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar earlier this month. Several Christians living in a nearby village work at the jade mine, but fortunately no one from the… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Calls for ‘Compassionate Prayer’ After Jade Mine Disaster

Gospel for Asia Pastor Gripped by News Accounts, Sets Out to Help

GOA, INDIA — Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing the Gospel for Asia pastor Toshan and his wife who heard of the struggles people were facing due to the coronavirus lockdowns and how they decided to help. Gospel for Asia pastor Toshan,… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Pastor Gripped by News Accounts, Sets Out to Help

GFA Bridge of Hope Centers Hear ‘I Thank God for Helping Us Through People Like You’

Bridge of Hope staff members in Bihar served hot food to 120 hungry people.

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… Continue reading GFA Bridge of Hope Centers Hear ‘I Thank God for Helping Us Through People Like You’

Gospel for Asia Extends Lifeline of God’s Love, Eyes Next 40 Years

EXTENDING LIFELINE OF GOD'S LOVE: Marking 40-plus years of life-changing ministry, Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) spotlights the past year's key achievements and looks to extend its lifeline of hope in the next 40 years, expecting God to "do even greater things in the cities and villages of Asia and around the world."

WILLS POINT, TX — Marking more than four decades of life-changing ministry on July 3, leading mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World, and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) today spotlighted recent achievements — and anticipates the next 40 years will extend its lifeline of God’s love across Asia and beyond. In the shadow… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Extends Lifeline of God’s Love, Eyes Next 40 Years

Compassion Is More Than Just a Word

WILLS POINT, TX – Compassion is more than just a word. In fact, dictionaries identify compassion as a noun, i.e., a thing. But the complete meaning of compassion goes far beyond being a noun. By its very nature and derivation, compassion describes physical action. Compassion is the juxtaposition of two Latin words that means “to… Continue reading Compassion Is More Than Just a Word

New Book: Whatever Happened to Evangelism?

ADAIRSVILLE, GA — CrossLink Publishing is pleased to announce the release in paperback and various eBook formats of Whatever Happened to Evangelism? by Danny Pelfrey. Phoenix attorney Joseph La Rue says: “Whatever Happened to Evangelism? is a timely, thought-provoking study of what evangelism is, why it matters, who should do it, and how to accomplish… Continue reading New Book: Whatever Happened to Evangelism?

Slavic Gospel Group Seizes COVID Opportunity

LOVES PARK, IL – Fear of the COVID pandemic has literally paralyzed much of the world. But God has not given followers of Christ a spirit of fear, “but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (2 Timothy 1:7) That is why the Slavic Gospel Association views the pandemic in Eastern Europe… Continue reading Slavic Gospel Group Seizes COVID Opportunity

Helen Keller International Sees Needs & Seizes the Day

NEW YORK, NY – Helen Keller was born 140 years ago this month. She passed away in 1968 a few days prior to her 88th birthday. Her story was brought to stage and screen in the play and the movie, The Miracle Worker. Blind and deaf from the age of 19 months, Helen learned how… Continue reading Helen Keller International Sees Needs & Seizes the Day

He’s Alive! Myanmar Pastor Presumed Dead Returns Home to Family

WILLS POINT, TX – A national pastor in Myanmar supported by Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) was forcibly removed at gunpoint from his home by five men on January 19, 2019. The men are believed to have been members of a rebel army that has been seeking control… Continue reading He’s Alive! Myanmar Pastor Presumed Dead Returns Home to Family

Helping the Helpless in Asia During COVID-19 Pandemic, Reports Gospel for Asia

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and its affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan, reports on relief efforts to COVID-19 in Asia. India’s population exceeds 1.3 billion people. Within the nation, 470 million workers are currently restricted from moving about under directions to isolate in place. The Raw… Continue reading Helping the Helpless in Asia During COVID-19 Pandemic, Reports Gospel for Asia

Gospel for Asia Reports on the Coronavirus in Sri Lanka

Nurses wearing facemasks cross a road as they push a trolley filled with leaflets outside the entrance of Sri Lanka’s Infectious Diseases Hospital near Colombo on March 17, 2020. Photo by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi / AFP via EconomyNext.com

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, joined the ranks of the many nations battling the deadly coronavirus on January 26th, when the first COVID-19 case was officially reported. The 25,000 square mile island in the Indian Ocean, just off the southern tip of India, is home to approximately 21.6 million people—whom… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Reports on the Coronavirus in Sri Lanka