Modern Day Slavery Accelerates Under Cover of COVID-19

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by KP Yohannan, whas been the model for numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide, issued this Special Report update on the state of Modern Day Slavery amid the COVID 19 pandemic. In my original report, 21st Century… Continue reading Modern Day Slavery Accelerates Under Cover of COVID-19

Gospel for Asia Report Says COVID-19 ‘Feeds Slave Trade, Sexual Exploitation’

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada – Discussing new report stating how COVID 19 pandemic has “cemented human trafficking as the 3rd biggest illicit trade on the planet.” COVID-19 is feeding the “growing evil” of human trafficking, pulling more of the… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Report Says COVID-19 ‘Feeds Slave Trade, Sexual Exploitation’

Gospel for Asia Shares, Global Toilet Crisis ‘Kills More Than COVID-19’

TOILET CRISIS 'KILLS MORE THAN COVID-19:' More people will die from diseases linked to lack of toilets and poor sanitation than from COVID-19 this year, humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) has warned as their shocking new report releases, titled Fight Against Open Defecation Continues. World Toilet Day, an annual awareness event, is Nov. 19.

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, has warned that more people will die from diseases linked to lack of toilets and poor sanitation than from COVID-19 this year. So far this year, more than 1.2 million deaths worldwide have been attributed… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Shares, Global Toilet Crisis ‘Kills More Than COVID-19’

Gospel for Asia Founder K.P. Yohannan Says COVID-19 Hunger is ‘Worse Than the Disease’

COVID-19 'STARVATION WARNING:' The leader of a major faith-based humanitarian agency has warned that a new COVID-19 surge could cause catastrophic starvation in poor nations. Widespread hunger across Asia caused by the pandemic is proving to be "worse than the disease itself," said K.P. Yohannan, president of Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org).

WILLS POINT, TX – Dr. K.P. Yohannan, founder of a major faith-based humanitarian agency, Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada, www.gfa.org), has warned that a new COVID-19 surge could cause catastrophic starvation in poor nations. Widespread hunger across Asia caused by the pandemic is proving to be “worse than… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Founder K.P. Yohannan Says COVID-19 Hunger is ‘Worse Than the Disease’

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

Fighting Extreme Poverty with Ideas & Education that Imparts Values

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 massive challenge of reducing extreme poverty worldwide, mainly through providing education, transmitting values. In my original special report for Gospel for Asia titled Solutions to Poverty-line Problems of the… Continue reading Fighting Extreme Poverty with Ideas & Education that Imparts Values

Gospel for Asia Helps Release Thousands from ‘Jaws of Hunger’ Caused by COVID-19

OUT OF THE JAWS OF HUNGER: Texas-based humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) is releasing hundreds of thousands of families from the jaws of hunger amid crippling COVID-19 hardships at home and overseas. Food relief efforts are under way in Texas and across Asia.

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing how humanitarian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is releasing hundreds of thousands of families from jaws of hunger amid COVID-19. Hunger relief efforts led by two Texas-based organizations are helping thousands… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Helps Release Thousands from ‘Jaws of Hunger’ Caused by COVID-19

650 Million Child Brides Worldwide Says Gospel for Asia

650 MILLION CHILD BRIDES: Girls face greater exploitation than ever, with more than 650 million "child brides" in the world today, a startling new report reveals. Rewriting the Tragedies of Girlhood -- a special report by Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) -- coincides with the U.N. International Day of the Girl, Oct. 11.

WILLS POINT, TX — Girls face greater exploitation than ever, with 650 million child brides in the world today, a shocking new report reveals. As women’s rights take center stage in the U.S. and many parts of the world, the reality for millions of girls worldwide is sexual exploitation and forced marriage before the age… Continue reading 650 Million Child Brides Worldwide 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

375 Million Children in ‘Crushing Poverty’ Says Gospel for Asia

CHILDREN IN CRUSHING POVERTY: The staggering number of children living in poverty globally -- equal to the entire populations of the U.S. and Canada combined -- is revealed in a special report by mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org), as the U.N. marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Oct. 17.

WILLS POINT, TX — Around 375 million children worldwide — including nearly one-in-six children in the U.S. — live in crushing poverty, says a new report coinciding with the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Oct. 17. The staggering global number — equal to the entire populations of the U.S. and Canada combined —… Continue reading 375 Million Children in ‘Crushing Poverty’ Says Gospel for Asia

Gospel for Asia Invites Public to COVID-19 Grocery Giveaway

WILLS POINT, TX — Supported by a small band of local volunteers and ministry partners, Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is gearing up to give away hundreds of free food packages Saturday, Oct. 24, to help local families impacted by COVID-19. The COVID-19 food relief giveaway is the fourth grocery distribution in recent months at… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Invites Public to COVID-19 Grocery Giveaway

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’

Gospel for Asia Helps 70,000 Families Defy COVID-19 Starvation

BATTLE AGAINST COVID STARVATION: As India surges to second place in the country-by-country COVID-19 count, ongoing hunger relief efforts continue to stave off starvation across pandemic-ravaged Asia. Texas-based Gospel for Asia (GFA World, www.gfa.org) is partnering with Believers Eastern Church to distribute food kits to more than 70,000 "utterly desperate" families.

WILLS POINT, TX — With the number of COVID-19 cases in India surging past five million and climbing rapidly, ongoing hunger-relief efforts continue to stave off starvation across pandemic-ravaged Asia. In some areas, hunger is forcing people to take the most extreme measures. One man was captured on video apparently eating a dead dog off… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Helps 70,000 Families Defy COVID-19 Starvation

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

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’

Coronavirus Crisis Could Compound in Asia Due to ‘Handwashing Crisis’ Warns Gospel for Asia

HANDWASHING CRISIS: Hundreds of millions of people around the world can't take the most basic precaution against coronavirus -- because they don't have clean water or soap to wash their hands, warns mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) on the eve of World Water Day, March 22.

WILLS POINT, TX — Hundreds of millions of people around the world can’t take the most basic precaution against the coronavirus or other diseases — because they don’t have clean water or soap to wash their hands, mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) warned today. Marking World Water Day, Gospel for Asia says millions… Continue reading Coronavirus Crisis Could Compound in Asia Due to ‘Handwashing Crisis’ Warns Gospel for Asia

Praise Reports from South Asia

SOUTH ASIA – Christians are under attack on all continents. It is quite clear why Jesus called us to be lights in the darkness. So much is reported about the darkness, we need to be reminded that some people are still drawn to the light and are finding joy in Jesus. And the Lord is… Continue reading Praise Reports from South Asia

Gospel for Asia Unwraps ‘Hope to Forgotten Ones’ Christmas Campaign

UNWANTED CHILDREN: Millions of "unwanted" children in Asia crave the gift of "love and hope" this Christmas. Texas-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) today launched a Christmas season campaign -- Bringing Hope to the Forgotten Ones -- aiming to save thousands of Asia's poorest children from a life of misery. For more, go to http://www.gfa.org/press/sponsor-child.

WILLS POINT, TX — Millions of “unwanted” children in Asia crave “the gift of love and hope” this Christmas, missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) said today — as the Texas-based organization launched a Christmas season campaign to help what it calls “the forgotten ones.” Asia’s ‘unwanted children’ crave ‘Hope More than Anything Else’… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Unwraps ‘Hope to Forgotten Ones’ Christmas Campaign

Hand Washing Solutions Save Thousands of Lives Says Gospel for Asia

HANDS-ON INTERVENTION: Thousands of children in Asia die every year because their families don't wash their hands properly, mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) reports, marking Global Handwashing Day, October 15.

WILLS POINT, TX — While Americans take washing their hands for granted, thousands of children in Asia die every year because their families don’t wash their hands properly, mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) reported, marking Global Handwashing Day, October 15. Under the theme “Clean Hands for All,” Global Handwashing Day promotes the vital… Continue reading Hand Washing Solutions Save Thousands of Lives Says Gospel for Asia

7 Myths About Child Sponsorship — 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 myths people mistakenly believe about child sponsorship. If you were to spend any amount of time with me, you would quickly see that I’m passionate about a number of social justice issues plaguing… Continue reading 7 Myths About Child Sponsorship — Noel Yeatts | NewsMax

Child Labor Today: Not Gone, But Forgotten

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) issues an extensive Special Report on child labor: Millions of Children Trapped between Extreme Poverty and the Profits of Others In a report written by Lee Tucker, a consultant to Human Rights Watch, about the problem of bonded labor in Asia, a young girl shared, “My sister… Continue reading Child Labor Today: Not Gone, But Forgotten

Gospel for Asia: There Is So Much More Yet to Do

WILLS POINT – Dr. K.P. Yohannan and the staff of Gospel for Asia (GFA) celebrated God’s faithfulness on the 40th anniversary of its founding on July 3. After four decades of accomplishments beyond expectations in ministry or any other successful endeavor, many would accept their laurels then rest upon them, satisfied that their task is… Continue reading Gospel for Asia: There Is So Much More Yet to Do

Child Labor Exploitation & Enslavement Targeted in New Report by Gospel for Asia

THE EXPLOITED GENERATION: An estimated 218 million children worldwide as young as five years old are engaged in labor activities, including forced labor, prostitution and pornography, according to a new report released today by Christian agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org/press/report-child-labor), urging people to "pray, engage and act."

WILLS POINT, TX — A mind-boggling 218 million children around the world are involved in child labor, with millions trafficked in forced labor and the sex trade, according to a new report just released by Christian organization Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org).  GFA Founder, Dr. KP Yohannan, calls for people to “pray, engage and act… Continue reading Child Labor Exploitation & Enslavement Targeted in New Report by Gospel for Asia

Marking 40 Years of ‘Revolution’ in Missions, Gospel for Asia Eyes Future Ministry Growth

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) — a Christian movement that launched a “revolution in world missions” — celebrates its 40th anniversary on July 3, with its founder proclaiming “we can’t slow down, there is so much more yet to do.” The Texas-based ministry is “celebrating God’s faithfulness” over the past four… Continue reading Marking 40 Years of ‘Revolution’ in Missions, Gospel for Asia Eyes Future Ministry Growth

KP Yohannan Reveals 6 Remarkable Facts About Gospel for Asia in New Video

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) released a brand-new video that tells the remarkable story of what the Lord has been able to do with a 24-year-old young man who had immigrated from India to the United States. In just three minutes, Dr. K.P. Yohannan shares the unexpected mission to which the Lord… Continue reading KP Yohannan Reveals 6 Remarkable Facts About Gospel for Asia in New Video

10 Milestones from Gospel for Asia’s First 40 Years

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) was born 40 years ago when K.P. and Gisela Yohannan felt the call of the Lord on their lives to minister to the people of Asia in His name. Even before His specific calling was clear—and every day thereafter—their commitment has been to walk in the beauty… Continue reading 10 Milestones from Gospel for Asia’s First 40 Years

Oxfam Issues Poverty Report Prior to the World Economic Forum

DAVOS – Three thousand world leaders are expected to meet at the World Economic Forum in this Swiss community from January 22nd through the 25th. The theme of this year’s forum is “Trust: The world’s currency.” Immediately preceding the event, Oxfam released a 40-page research report entitled “Public Good or Private Wealth.” Oxfam is an… Continue reading Oxfam Issues Poverty Report Prior to the World Economic Forum

Gospel for Asia Report Addresses the Plight of the Poor Around the Globe and the Oppression They Endure Because of Their Poverty

Gospel for Asia Spotlights Special Report on the 70th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human RightsWILLS POINT, Texas—To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948, Gospel for Asia (GFA) is spotlighting its special report “Seeking Justice and Defending Human Rights Wherever Poverty and Oppression Exist.”… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Report Addresses the Plight of the Poor Around the Globe and the Oppression They Endure Because of Their Poverty

Gospel for Asia Says Education is one of the Keys to Ending World Poverty

Gospel for Asia Believes Alleviating Poverty Starts at School Wills Point, TX — As the world “goes blue” to mark World Children’s Day (Nov. 20) Gospel for Asia (GFA) is bringing attention to another color in its efforts to improve the lives of children at risk—the red line of poverty. The organization spotlights the desperate… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Says Education is one of the Keys to Ending World Poverty

Solutions to Poverty Line Problems of the Poor & Impoverished

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA) Special Report – Discussing the impact of education on the eradication of extreme poverty. When considering the issues of poverty and lack of education, an old saying comes to mind: “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” Poverty and low education are each self-perpetuating: Those born into… Continue reading Solutions to Poverty Line Problems of the Poor & Impoverished

Through Community Schooling Programs, Gospel for Asia Helps Offer Fresh Hope to Young Girls, Victims of Gender-based Prejudice

Global Focus Shines a Light on Group’s Efforts to Equip Girls for a Brighter Future WILLS POINT, Texas —  This year’s focus of the United Nations’ annual International Day of the Girl Child, emphasizing the need for better educational opportunities for girls under the theme “With Her: A Skilled Girl Force,” brings a spotlight to… Continue reading Through Community Schooling Programs, Gospel for Asia Helps Offer Fresh Hope to Young Girls, Victims of Gender-based Prejudice

25% of the World Will Live in Slums by 2030

Mumbai

LONDON – The independent think tank, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has released a shocking report that indicates that 25% of the world population – 40% of all urban dwellers – will live in slums by 2030. This is only one of the failures to achieve adequate progress on the UN’s list of 17 Sustainable Development… Continue reading 25% of the World Will Live in Slums by 2030

Bridge of Hope Students, Missionaries, Pastors, Locals Rally to Help Kerala

As the people of Kerala recover in the aftermath of the worst flooding in nearly 100 years, the reality of devastation is beginning to sink in—and so is the need to repair, rebuild and start over again. Many flood survivors in this southern Indian state have lost all their belongings—including their means to earn a… Continue reading Bridge of Hope Students, Missionaries, Pastors, Locals Rally to Help Kerala

GFA-supported Workers Help Government Prepare, Sort Relief Kits for 14,000 Families

As the flood survivors of Kerala, India, recover from the devastation caused by the massive flooding, Gospel for Asia-supported workers continue to diligently serve those in need. Congregations led by GFA-supported pastors are stepping in to help in various ways. A Women’s Fellowship located in one of the hardest hit places of Kerala helped clean… Continue reading GFA-supported Workers Help Government Prepare, Sort Relief Kits for 14,000 Families

Video Update: Indira’s Story – Kerala India Flood Survivor

Indira is a mother of three who lost everything in the Kerala India Floods. Hear her heart-wrenching story and see what once was her home. Please continue praying for the recovery and rebuilding of these precious families. Give to the Disaster Relief Fund Help Disaster Relief teams serve survivors of flooding and other disasters. Donations… Continue reading Video Update: Indira’s Story – Kerala India Flood Survivor

Impoverished Community Gives Resources to Aid Ongoing Relief Work in Kerala

After hearing of monsoon rains ravaging the southern Indian state of Kerala and of the floodwaters that were destroying paddy fields and homes and claiming lives, GFA-supported pastor Jacob, living in Northeast India, immediately mobilized the national workers in his region to help. Although the disaster was thousands of miles away, compassion for those experiencing… Continue reading Impoverished Community Gives Resources to Aid Ongoing Relief Work in Kerala

Behind-the-Scenes Missionaries Respond to Kerala Flooding

After hearing about the monsoon flooding in Kerala, India, the Mission Support Team serving at GFA’s headquarters in Wills Point, Texas, sprang to action to help spread awareness of the timely need. Many shifted their schedules to work long hours through the weekend to bring awareness to the devastation many are currently facing. After receiving… Continue reading Behind-the-Scenes Missionaries Respond to Kerala Flooding

Bridge of Hope Staff Steps in to Aid Kerala’s Flood-Relief Efforts

A flooded GFA-supported Bridge of Hope center in Kerala.

Along with many heroic efforts from the armed forces, various rescue teams, fishermen and locals serving as guides to the more remote areas in Kerala, India, GFA-supported Bridge of Hope staff members have stepped in to help families and children after the terrible monsoon flooding. Approximately 191 enrolled students in Bridge of Hope centers in Kerala… Continue reading Bridge of Hope Staff Steps in to Aid Kerala’s Flood-Relief Efforts

Child Labor Awareness Message from Gospel for Asia Urges Greater Care for Exploited ‘Precious Ones’

laborGospel for Asia-supported Bridge of Hope centers help campaign for brighter future for youngsters at-risk for child labor in some of Asia’s impoverished communities WILLS POINT, Texas—In a part of the world where many children are valued only for the small amount of money they can earn through long hours of hard work in child… Continue reading Child Labor Awareness Message from Gospel for Asia Urges Greater Care for Exploited ‘Precious Ones’

January Proclaimed as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2017 /The White House / — President Donald Trump issued a proclamation designating January 2018 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The proclamation calls upon “industry associations, law enforcement, private businesses, faith-based and other organizations of civil society, schools, families, and all Americans to recognize our vital roles in ending… Continue reading January Proclaimed as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Children’s Homes are Bringing Hope to Children Across India

Dr. KP Yohannan Metropolitan visits a GFA-supported Children's Home in Delhi, India

Last month, Dr. KP Yohannan Metropolitan visited the children’s home supported by Gospel for Asia in Delhi, India. The GFA-supported Children’s Home offers street children shelter, food, and education. Dr. KP Yohannan Metropolitan spent his time visiting with the children at the homes. There were laughs and hugs. Yohannan met a little girl living at… Continue reading Children’s Homes are Bringing Hope to Children Across India

Gospel for Asia’s Bridge of Hope Program Unveils New Center in Mumbai

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia’s Bridge of Hope Program has opened a new center in Mumbai, where sponsored children receive education, school supplies, a daily meal, medical checkups and more. “Many families often struggle to earn enough money to provide food for their table each day, let alone earn enough to send their… Continue reading Gospel for Asia’s Bridge of Hope Program Unveils New Center in Mumbai