Panama Church Organizes Christian Champions League Soccer Tournament

PANAMA — The Hosanna church in Panama City organized a soccer tournament where 24 teams representing different neighborhoods and churches participated. The so-called “Christian Champions League” served as an opportunity to lead young people away from negative temptations and to evangelize soccer players who did not know the Lord Jesus Christ. 24 teams from different… Continue reading Panama Church Organizes Christian Champions League Soccer Tournament

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Releases ‘From Survive to Thrive’, Book Provides Hope to World in Crisis

SACRAMENTO — Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christina Leadership Conference and #1 Los Angeles Times bestselling author, released his newest book “From Survive to Thrive” (Charisma House). In “From Survive to Thrive,” Rodriguez takes an honest look at the pain millions of people are experiencing during the Covid-19 pandemic and offers seven… Continue reading Rev. Samuel Rodriguez Releases ‘From Survive to Thrive’, Book Provides Hope to World in Crisis

Providing Compassionate Care in Ukraine

CENTRAL UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is in Ukraine providing medical and trauma care for internally displaced people and for those living in conflict-affected areas. Anastasia and Vadym Ermishyn – Ukrainian Internally Displaced Persons: When the war started, we were awakened at 4:30 a.m. by the sound of explosions and air raid sirens. Tavel Litvin –… Continue reading Providing Compassionate Care in Ukraine

Class Action Against GFA World Canada Dismissed by Ontario Judge

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — GFA World Canada has received a favourable ruling by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, dismissing the plaintiff’s motion to certify a class action lawsuit against Gospel for Asia (GFA World) Canada and a number of its current and former officers and directors. The Ontario court denied the plaintiff’s motion to… Continue reading Class Action Against GFA World Canada Dismissed by Ontario Judge

Ukrainian Pastor Explains Why He is Defending His Country

KYIV, UKRAINE — Pastor Alec says he wants to bring Jesus to the people, which is why he has chosen to serve as a soldier to defend his country of Ukraine. FEBC Ukraine’s Senior Broadcaster Sergey Nakul found out more about what motivates Pastor Alec to risk his life to fight for his people. Pastor… Continue reading Ukrainian Pastor Explains Why He is Defending His Country

Case For Heaven Movie Gives Evidence for the Afterlife

NASHVILLE, TN — In THE CASE FOR HEAVEN, best-selling author and investigative journalist Lee Strobel explores the evidence for the afterlife in order to address man’s biggest fear: death. Inspired by his own brush with death, Strobel searches for answers to the most profound questions we all have, about heaven, hell, and Near-Death Experiences. Featuring… Continue reading Case For Heaven Movie Gives Evidence for the Afterlife

The International Religious Freedom Summit Returns to DC June 28-30

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WASHINGTON — On June 28-30 religious freedom leaders, advocates and activists from around the world, spanning a wide range of faith traditions and political affiliations, will gather in Washington, D.C., for the second annual International Religious Freedom Summit. The Summit will highlight increasing threats to freedom of religion, conscience and belief, and it will once… Continue reading The International Religious Freedom Summit Returns to DC June 28-30

Visit to Sudan Highlights Importance of Strengthening Solidarity with Churches

GENEVE — To begin to close this attention gap, a delegation comprised of representatives from the World Council of Churches (WCC) and its ecumenical partners undertook an ecumenical solidarity visit to accompany the churches and people of Sudan in the midst of significant changes and challenges in the country. Together with the All Africa Conference… Continue reading Visit to Sudan Highlights Importance of Strengthening Solidarity with Churches

Warrior Getaways Provide Healing for Veterans and their Families

UNITED STATES — Warrior Getaway is designed to serve American servicemen and women who have visible and invisible injuries as a result of war. Veterans, along with their families, are provided a safe space for respite, community, and healing. Hear the stories of couples and families whose lives were impacted at one of these getaways.… Continue reading Warrior Getaways Provide Healing for Veterans and their Families

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

Romanian Couple’s Vacation Turns into Mission Trip for Ukrainian Refugees

ROMANIA — She is from Cluj-Napoca, Romania and now lives in Ireland. A few weeks ago, Ester Studnicka came to Romania together with her husband for a short vacation. Meanwhile, the war in Ukraine started and the little vacation transformed into a volunteer work at Kairos Agency in Suceava. Their calling and mission is in… Continue reading Romanian Couple’s Vacation Turns into Mission Trip for Ukrainian Refugees

GFA World Event Invites Gen Z, Millennials to ‘Give Up Gadgets, Rediscover God’

'STRESSED' GEN Z, MILLENNIALS INVITED TO 'GIVE UP GADGETS FOR A WEEK, REDISCOVER GOD:' Under 30s are being invited to "detox from their phones and gadgets" in order to "experience God" and discover his purpose for their lives. Popular speaker Francis Chan and mission pioneers K.P. Yohannan and George Verwer will headline GFA World's first-ever Set Apart 2022 retreat (http://www.gfa.org/press/SetApart) June 20-26 at the organization's campus near Dallas, Texas.

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) — Under 30s are being invited to “detox from their phones and gadgets” in order to “experience God in solitude and silence” and discover his purpose for their lives. Popular speaker Francis Chan and mission pioneers K.P. Yohannan (Metropolitan Yohan) and George Verwer will headline GFA… Continue reading GFA World Event Invites Gen Z, Millennials to ‘Give Up Gadgets, Rediscover God’

How a Smuggled Bible Changed Dhea’s Life

SOUTHEAST ASIA — Dhea in South East Asia didn’t want the Bible that a missionary gave her. She tried to destroy it. But something stopped her – and when she started reading it, she chose to follow Jesus. As a Christian and as a woman, she has faced extreme persecution – but remains hopeful and… Continue reading How a Smuggled Bible Changed Dhea’s Life

Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North Discusses How Veterans View Today’s America

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Ken Harrison is joined by best-selling author, political commentator, and TV host Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North, USMC (Ret.) on the latest episode of “On the Edge with Ken Harrison.” Together they discuss the mental health crisis among active duty armed forces and veterans, living with post-traumatic stress, and the importance of… Continue reading Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North Discusses How Veterans View Today’s America

‘Damaged Goods’ Movie to Help Abused Women

NASHVILLE, TN — With an ex-boyfriend who is taking her money, a boss threatening to fire her, and a landlord who won’t fix her apartment, Amanda’s life may not be ideal, but she’s fine – she’s got things under control. That is, until her estranged father comes back into her life, diagnosed with a fatal… Continue reading ‘Damaged Goods’ Movie to Help Abused Women

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

Lorena’s Loss – Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE — Since 2017, the Islamist insurgency in Mozambique is thought to have claimed at least 2,500 lives. *Lorena’s* husband was one of its many victims; Lorena has also been displaced by the violence. Thanks to help from Christian charity Open Doors, Lorena has received emergency food aid and spiritual support to help her stand… Continue reading Lorena’s Loss – Mozambique

Mercy Ships Provides Vital Dental Training in Guinea

GUINEA, WEST AFRICA — “Every once in a while, my grandpa — a schoolteacher — would get pliers and yank out someone’s aching tooth,” shared Dr. David Ugai, recounting his grandparents’ experience as missionaries in present-day Zimbabwe. “The funny thing is, my grandma never got gifts for being a nurse, but people would bring my… Continue reading Mercy Ships Provides Vital Dental Training in Guinea

Franklin Graham Meets with Samaritan’s Purse Teams in Ukraine

LVIV, UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Assistance Response Team members are helping the hurting in Ukraine in Jesus’ Name. Their President and CEO Franklin Graham recently traveled there to see their medical work and encourage those on the ground. Franklin Graham – President and CEO, Samaritan’s Purse: This is Franklin Graham in Ukraine, where Samaritan’s… Continue reading Franklin Graham Meets with Samaritan’s Purse Teams in Ukraine

Nations Church: Offering Life and Hope to Central Florida

ORLANDO, FL — Nations Church, the nearly one-year-old church plant in Central Florida hit the streets of Orlando over Easter weekend for a city-wide evangelism campaign. The team of 75 staff and volunteers gave away 18,000 Easter eggs, scooters, hoverboards, and Easter baskets. They had free face painting, bounce houses and a Easter Egg Hunt.… Continue reading Nations Church: Offering Life and Hope to Central Florida

U.S. Ministry Readies for ‘Marathon’ of Aid to Ukrainians

This Slavic Gospel Association-supported church in Rivne, Ukraine, has welcomed scores of refugees from war. SGA leaders find migrants often need crisis counseling as well as food and fuel. One family reached the Rivne church after surviving 19 days in a cellar stuffed with 90 people, who had to melt snow and drain radiators for drinking water.

LOVES PARK, IL — Ukrainian refugees lodging at evangelical churches across Eastern Europe are reporting atrocities scarring psyches, crucial needs for water and food, and desperate attempts to escape the war zone by car and foot. Julia reached a seminary that Slavic Gospel Association aids in Warsaw, Poland, only after a harrowing escape from the… Continue reading U.S. Ministry Readies for ‘Marathon’ of Aid to Ukrainians

YWAM Ship Set to Bring Vital Medical Care to Madagascar

NORTH WALES, UK — YWAM Ships Switzerland recently purchased a former Naval vessel in Scotland, which is currently being converted into a medical ship that will provide vital dental care to some of the most unreached communities in Madagascar. Youth With A Mission Switzerland is set to launch its latest outreach vessel to Madagascar where… Continue reading YWAM Ship Set to Bring Vital Medical Care to Madagascar

Joni’s House is a Lifeline for Mother with Two Disabled Sons

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR — Esmerelda’s pregnancy was typical and uneventful, but while carrying her son, she was a victim of domestic violence. Esmerelda worried that the abuse she suffered at her husband’s hand would cause their new baby to be born with a disability. At five months, Kevin was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. When… Continue reading Joni’s House is a Lifeline for Mother with Two Disabled Sons

Bringing Relief to Fleeing Ukrainians

MOLDOVA — In addition to their multiple medical treatment locations in various locations around Ukraine, Samaritan’s Purse is working through church partners and partner organizations to help bring supply and relief to fleeing Ukrainians with needed items for wherever their journey takes them. They are providing supplies for distribution in both Ukraine and Moldova. So… Continue reading Bringing Relief to Fleeing Ukrainians

Senagelese Girl’s Legs and Life Are Restored

SENEGAL — When Aicha first started walking, her grandmother noticed that the little girl’s legs were bowing. As she grew up, she loved being with other children — even though she couldn’t keep up. But a free surgery on board a Mercy Ship in Senegal changed her trajectory. “She can now do almost everything with… Continue reading Senagelese Girl’s Legs and Life Are Restored

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

Kyiv Jewish Messianic Congregation Continues Services Despite War

KYIV, UKRAINE — When Rabbi Boris Grisenko took the bold step to continue their services at Kyiv Jewish Messianic Congregation, despite the war due to the Russian invasion, he had no idea of the global impact it would have. Since the conflict began more than a million people have joined their Shabbat services online. Despite… Continue reading Kyiv Jewish Messianic Congregation Continues Services Despite War

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

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Deploys Chaplains to Ukraine

LVIV, UKRAINE — A team of Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) have already seen 31 people accept Christ in Lviv, Ukraine, as they offer hope and provide comfort and compassion to families who have been forced to flee their homes. The team of crisis-trained chaplains are serving alongside medical personnel with Samaritan’s Purse, a… Continue reading Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Deploys Chaplains to Ukraine

Ghada Teaches Girls’ School in Palestinian Territories About Jesus

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES — Ghada is a teacher at a girls’ school near Bethlehem in the Palestinian Territories. Christians make up less than one per cent of the population, but Ghada is passionate that believers should stay in the land where Jesus walked. She wants to encourage girls to trust in Jesus so that they can… Continue reading Ghada Teaches Girls’ School in Palestinian Territories About Jesus

‘What is Truth?’ Evangelist Will Graham to Tackle Question During Good Friday Livestream Outreach

CHARLOTTE, NC — Will Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will livestream a special message of hope on Good Friday (April 15) at 1 p.m. ET. The event will be broadcast from the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, North Carolina, and will feature music from award-winning artist Brandon Heath. The… Continue reading ‘What is Truth?’ Evangelist Will Graham to Tackle Question During Good Friday Livestream Outreach

UK Sponsor Drives 24 Hours to Meet Ukrainian Refugee Family

UKRAINE — Ken Gratton a Mercy Projects volunteer from the UK has been driving through some of the most dangerous parts of Ukraine to transport aid and get refugee mothers, children, and family to safety. But he was determined to meet one particular family who he has been sponsoring through the Christian charity Mercy Projects.… Continue reading UK Sponsor Drives 24 Hours to Meet Ukrainian Refugee Family

Nigerian Mother Gives Trauma Counseling to Forgive Attackers

GUYAKU, NORTHERN NIGERIA — Support from Christian charity Open Doors is helping believers like Charity from Nigeria. She was able to receive trauma healing after her village, Guyaku in northern Nigeria, was attacked by Islamic militants Boko Haram. And now, she herself is shining a light for others who have suffered trauma by offering them… Continue reading Nigerian Mother Gives Trauma Counseling to Forgive Attackers

GFA World Serves Stoney Creek Community by Cleaning up Garbage

Nine staff members from GFA World clean up bottles, plastic bags, and other litter from a ditch by a school and shopping centre.

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — GFA World (Gospel for Asia Canada) seeks to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide, which this spring also included helping their community by cleaning up a nearby area. Tens of thousands of people live in slums, with few opportunities for education or employment. These slums are dirty, cramped, and littered with… Continue reading GFA World Serves Stoney Creek Community by Cleaning up Garbage

Ukrainian Grandmother Reunited with Daughter After Fleeing Kyiv

KYIV, UKRAINE — Eastern European Mission has overcome major obstacles to be able to prepare a major distribution of Bibles to thousands of displaced Ukrainian refugees who were forced to flee their homes. Following the Russian invasion EEM was forced to evacuate their Bible warehouse in Kyiv. But when one of their long-time partners returned… Continue reading Ukrainian Grandmother Reunited with Daughter After Fleeing Kyiv

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

Standing with Ukrainian Churches in Ministry to Refugees

UKRAINE — Slavic Gospel Association is continuing to help resource churches across Ukraine as they provide vital aid and transportation to rescue countless families trapped in the conflict there. SGA’s President Michael Johnson explains how they’re standing with the Baptist Union of Churches of Ukraine. As the conflict continues to devastate countless lives across Ukraine,… Continue reading Standing with Ukrainian Churches in Ministry to Refugees

Western Ukraine Church Packed with Worshiping Refugees

MUKACHEVE, UKRAINE — As Ukrainian refugees continue to head West of the country to places of safety, Living Waters Church in the small town of Mukacheve has become a place of refuge for many people coming to worship Jesus. Pastor Joel Brown shares the many opportunities God is giving His fellowship to serve thousands of… Continue reading Western Ukraine Church Packed with Worshiping Refugees

National Workers are ‘Unstoppable Compassion Force’ Says GFA World Report

UNSTOPPABLE COMPASSION FORCE: National missionaries -- those serving in their own countries and cultures -- are the "new pioneers" of the 21st century, and they're proving to be an "unstoppable compassion force," says a new report (www.gfa.org/press/workers) by global mission organization GFA World (www.gfa.org).

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like GFA World Canada, reveals in a new report: National missionaries — those working in their own countries — are the “new pioneers” of the 21st century, and they’re proving to be an “unstoppable compassion… Continue reading National Workers are ‘Unstoppable Compassion Force’ Says GFA World Report

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

NRB Day Three Confronts Antisemitism, Censorship and Cancel Culture

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NASHVILLE — The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) wrapped up a third day packed with workshops, forums and special sessions designed to equip Christian broadcasters to reach their audiences effectively in a time of information overload. Several of the day’s discussions focused on three growing threats in American media: censorship, cancel culture and antisemitism. Tony Perkins, president… Continue reading NRB Day Three Confronts Antisemitism, Censorship and Cancel Culture

SAT-7 Sees Young Lives Transformed in the Middle East

NASHVILLE, TN — Since SAT-7 launched the first ever Arabic on demand Christian video platform, they’ve seen countless young lives transformed in some of the most restricted parts of the Middle East including Afghanistan and Iran. Their Arabic Channels Digital Director Shady Francis brings this update. A Christian broadcast ministry, SAT 7, is having an… Continue reading SAT-7 Sees Young Lives Transformed in the Middle East

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

FEBC Ukraine Continues Gospel Broadcasts Despite Conflict

KYIV, UKRAINE — Even though two of FEBC Ukraine’s studios have been damaged by the attacks from the Russian invasion their presenters are finding all means possible to stay on air and broadcast a gospel message of hope across the country. Their senior broadcaster Pastor Sergey Nakul says they are seeing unprecedented opportunities to share… Continue reading FEBC Ukraine Continues Gospel Broadcasts Despite Conflict

Medical Clinic Provides Vital Support in Western Ukraine

CHERNIVTSI, UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is operating an Emergency Outpatient Clinic in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, to provide medical care for the increasing volume of internally displaced people who are fleeing the violent conflict in their country. Luke Bray, MD – Samaritan’s Purse: With this being my first deployment, I didn’t know what to expect. So you’ve… Continue reading Medical Clinic Provides Vital Support in Western Ukraine

GFA World Canada Celebrates Their 37th Anniversary

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO – GFA World was founded in the US by Dr. K.P. Yohannan in 1979 as a worldwide mission movement dedicated to raising awareness and support for national missionaries serving the needy in Asia and now in Africa. In a recent interview, Dr. K.P. Yohannan said “Our calling as a ministry has always been… Continue reading GFA World Canada Celebrates Their 37th Anniversary

“Prayer House” from Targu Mures, Romania

TÂRGU MUREȘ, ROMANIA— The “Prayer House” from Târgu Mureș, Romania is a place where believers from different denominations gather to pray and to worship God under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. The leader of the project, Cotiso Mărgulescu, will tell us more about this initiative. In different places of the world, along the years,… Continue reading “Prayer House” from Targu Mures, Romania

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