In honor of January being National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, PragerU has launched a “Protect Children’s Innocence”

LOS ANGELES — In honor of January being National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, PragerU has launched a “Protect Children’s Innocence” campaign to educate the public about the evils of exploitation and sexualization of children on a massive scale. Change starts with awareness. Child exploitation and trafficking are affecting millions of children all over…

The Voice of the Martyrs added four more African countries and designated as “hostile” nations in their annual 2023 Global Prayer Guide

BARTLESVILLE, OK — Four more African countries have been added to the list of the world’s most dangerous and difficult places to follow Christ. The Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) added and designated Benin, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique and Niger as “hostile” nations in their annual 2023 Global Prayer Guide. VOM added…

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…

MIDDLE EAST — As winter continues, persecuted Christians in the Muslim world are facing hunger and bitter cold. When humanitarian aid does make it to these areas for distribution, Christians are overlooked — intentionally left out by authorities because of their faith. They cling fervently to Christ despite all opposition and hardship.In response the Help…

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…

The International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit, the world’s premier annual gathering of religious freedom advocates and activists.

WASHINGTON — The International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit, the world’s premier annual gathering of religious freedom advocates and activists, will be held January 31–February 1. The Summit, usually held in the summer, has been moved several months earlier in 2023 and coincides with the start of the National Prayer Breakfast. IRF Summit 2023 will be…

GFA World Canada celebrates 38 years of serving God and humanity alongside local churches serving as a collection centre for OCC shoeboxes

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — November 14-20 marked this year’s National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoeboxes. St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church (BEC) was proud to once more serve as an OCC collection centre for Stoney Creek. Also, GFA World Canada celebrated their 38th anniversary on November 19th. Every year during National Collection Week,…

Calvary Church in New Mexico provided gifts to nearly 2,500 children through their Calvary Church Christmas Toy Shop, Monday, Dec. 19.

ALBUQUERQUE — Calvary Church in New Mexico provided gifts to nearly 2,500 children through their Calvary Church Christmas Toy Shop, Monday, Dec. 19. The toy drive at Calvary Church has been an annual Christmas tradition since 2014. Like many Calvary Church community outreach efforts, the toy drive serves children who attend Title 1-funded schools in…

The Light of God in Christmas

EDISON, NJ — Fantastic Faith Comics today announced a new comic strip titled The Light of God in Christmas. The story explains, in an easy to understand “edutainment” comic strip format, what makes Christmas so special, and can be read here for free: https://fantasticfaith.substack.com/p/the-light-of-god-in-christmas. I hope this totally free and easily accessible Christmas special will…

Celebrating the 200 millionth shoebox gift collected, Franklin Graham encouraged the Operation Christmas Child staff this Christmas.

CHARLOTTE, NC — Celebrating the 200 millionth shoebox gift collected since 1993, Franklin Graham encouraged staff and volunteers at the Charlotte Processing Center this Christmas. These shoeboxes represent opportunities to tell boys and girls about the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s Greatest Gift. Franklin Graham – Samaritan’s Purse CEO and President: 29 years ago right here…

EEM (Eastern European Mission), through it's Bibles for Kids fundraising campaign delivered 225,000 Children’s Bibles in North Macedonia.

HURST, TX — EEM (Eastern European Mission), a ministry that has steadfastly worked for more than 60 years to supply free Bibles to Eastern Europe and the surrounding nations, recently delivered 225,000 Children’s Bibles in North Macedonia as a result of its Bibles for Kids fundraising campaign. The gift was recognized by both the Church…

Throughout the winter in Ukraine, GCMM has been distributing hundreds of families with wood-burning stoves for heating and for cooking.

UKRAINE — Winter is coming to Ukraine. Russia has bombed Ukraine’s power grids and heating infrastructure. To survive this winter thousands of families, mothers and children need a heater. In response, Great Commission Media Ministries has been distributing hundreds of families with wood-burning stoves for heating and for cooking but they say thousands more are…

Prison Fellowship International an international nonprofit ministry working to transform the lives of prisoners through Jesus's love program.

ATLANTA — Prison Fellowship International (PFI), an international nonprofit ministry working to transform the lives of prisoners through Jesus’s love, was in the spotlight Thursday as a diverse group gathered at the American Society of Criminology 77th Annual Meeting to examine the future of criminology. During an examination of the robust role of religion in…

A US based mission has launched a project to rush generators and supplies to churches helping Ukraine facing a potentially deadly winter.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based mission has launched a massive ‘heat and hope’ project to rush generators and critical supplies of firewood, coal and thermal blankets to local churches helping Ukrainian families facing a brutal and potentially deadly winter. The Ukraine Winter Heat and Hope Project, organized by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org),…

'The Horse and His Boy' will open at the museum's World Stage Theater on January 20. This unique production from the Logos Theatre.

WASHINGTON — Today, on C.S. Lewis’s 124th birthday, Museum of the Bible announces Narnia is coming to Washington, D.C., in the new year.‘The Horse and His Boy’ will open at the museum’s World Stage Theater on January 20. This unique production from the Logos Theatre, in association with the C.S. Lewis Company Limited, will feature…

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…

A new study explores monthly giving to charities among evangelical Protestants, and projects nearly $2.4 billion annually in dependable income

EXPORT, PA — A new study from Grey Matter Research and Infinity Concepts explores monthly partner giving among evangelical Protestants, and projects nearly $2.4 billion annually in dependable income could come from prospective monthly partners. The findings are detailed in The Sustainers: Exploring Monthly Donor Partnerships, a study of over 1000 American evangelical Protestants released…

Andrew Palau returned to deliver the same message of hope to a new generation in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA — Fourteen years after renowned evangelist Luis Palau’s historic campaign in Argentina’s capital city of Buenos Aires, the Palau Association returned to deliver the same message of hope to a new generation of Argentines, this time led by Luis Palau’s son, Andrew Palau. Standing in front of a sea of people in…

Minno, a kids' media company, announced today that its best-selling "Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids," is being adapted for screen.

NASHVILLE — Minno, a kids’ media company, announced today that its best-selling “Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids,” is being adapted for screen through vibrant animation. An initial four-episodes and Christmas Special for children ages 4-8+ will launch just in time for the holidays. The “Laugh and Grow Bible for Kids” animated series invites kids…

The Los Angeles Dream Center is kicking off its “Make 30 Matter” campaign to help the citizens of Los Angeles overcome financial hurdles.

LOS ANGELES — Ahead of “Giving Tuesday,” The Los Angeles Dream Center is kicking off its “Make 30 Matter” campaign, hoping to help the citizens of Los Angeles overcome steep financial hurdles heading into 2023. With inflation currently at 7.7%, 14.2% of LA County residents living below the poverty line, homelessness up 4.1% in the…