Christian charity World Vision is helping the most vulnerable passing through this dangerous migration route including many children.

SOUTH AMERICA— Despite the dangers of the Darién jungle, it has become a popular route for migrants from Central and South America seeking to reach the United States. Among the numerous challenges faced by walkers are exposure to diseases, injuries, violence, extortion, forced recruitment, and more.Christian charity World Vision is helping the most vulnerable passing…

On World Refugee Day, June 20, organizations around the world will demonstrate solidarity with those who have been forced to flee.

ORLANDO, FL —Approximately 110 million people worldwide are forcibly displaced, with 36.4 million being refugees.* On World Refugee Day, June 20, individuals and organizations around the world will demonstrate solidarity with those who have been forced to flee from their home countries due to war, violent conflict, human rights violations, oppression and persecution. “We have…

In exactly one year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s European Congress on Evangelism will take place in Berlin.

BERLIN — In exactly one year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s European Congress on Evangelism will take place in Berlin. “When my father, Billy Graham, was near the end of his life, he was asked what he thought his greatest accomplishment had been. He instantly said it was ‘the conferences,’ meaning the five congresses that…

Wycliffe Associates provides translators living in remote regions with the technology to protect and accelerate the biblical translation.

ORLANDO, FL — Even if the equipment is confiscated or destroyed, if the unthinkable happens, the translation work -weeks or months of translation progress- is protected. Wycliffe Associates provides translators living in remote regions with the necessary technology to protect and accelerate the biblical translation. Wycliffe Associates, one of the world’s leading bible translation organizations,…

Wycliffe Associates undergoes efforts to supply printed bibles to persecuted Christians in North Africa and the Middle East

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 printed Bibles for Christians in 13 language groups across North Africa and the Middle East. While national translators from these language groups have completed Scripture translations in…

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Temple, Texas, after an EF-2 tornado destroyed homes.

CHARLOTTE, NC — The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Temple, Texas, after an EF-2 tornado destroyed or severely damaged around 500 homes and businesses on Wednesday, May 22. Temple, located in Central Texas, is between Austin and Waco and is adjacent to Fort Cavazos (formerly Fort Hood). “When…

The Samaritan’s Purse Agape program is providing clean water and food for displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO — The Samaritan’s Purse Agape program is providing clean water and food for displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Jean Lambert – Program Manager: The Agape Program started in March of 2023. It is a multi-sectoral project; we have the WASH sector, in which we have constructed…

Egypt Christians in two villages came under attack during violent protests by Islamist extremists to prevent the construction of a church.

EGYPT — Last month during Holy week in Egypt local Christians in two villages came under attack during violent protests by Islamist extremists to prevent the construction of a church building. In response a team from the Christian ministry Help The Persecuted went to provide much-needed support for these believers who were grappling with the…

Samaritan's Purse has staff on the ground in southwest Iowa responding after a dangerous storm system produced numerous tornadoes.

BOONE, NC — Samaritan’s Purse has staff on the ground in southwest Iowa responding after a dangerous storm system produced numerous tornadoes, large hail and heavy rain across the state on Tuesday. One powerful twister nearly flattened the heart of Greenfield, Iowa, claiming multiple lives and reducing homes and businesses to rubble. The rural community…

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Bartlesville/Barnsdall, Oklahoma, after multiple tornadoes

CHARLOTTE, NC — The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Bartlesville/Barnsdall, Oklahoma, after multiple tornadoes ripped through a 37-mile area, damaging and destroying hundreds of homes and utilities in Osage County, north of Tulsa, Oklahoma. “We’ve seen an unbelievable outbreak of tornadoes across the Midwest over the last few…

Samaritan’s Purse Airlifts Critical Aid and Disaster Response Specialists to Flood-Stricken Brazil via Back-To-Back Flights

BOONE, NC — Over the weekend, Samaritan’s Purse deployed its DC-8 and 757 cargo planes to Porto Alegre, Brazil in response to the catastrophic flooding and landslides that have struck the nation. In less than two weeks, the onslaught of relentless rain has killed more than 100 people, displaced thousands, and devastated communities throughout southern…

The Light FM hosted its annual “Heart of Hope” campaign raising enough funds to provide mothers-to-be with faith-based support.

TENNESSEE, NC — Just before Mother’s Day Weekend, May 9-10, The Light FM hosted its annual “Heart of Hope” campaign raising enough funds to provide 2,196 mothers-to-be with ultrasounds and faith-based support for their pregnancies. The station partnered with 28 area pregnancy centers across North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee to raise awareness about their…

The leaders of the underground churches' response is a reminder that the mission of the Church transcends national and political boundaries.

NAMPA, IDAHO — Global Catalytic Ministries (GCM). As tensions escalate between Israel and Iran and protests intensify globally condemning Israel and supporting Hamas, GCM’s CEO Mike Patino called for a closed meeting with its underground coaches worldwide. The purpose was to understand their unique perspectives on the unfolding situation and determine a collective response by…

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are deploying to the Houston, Texas, area as excessive flooding has impacted a large swath of the region.

CHARLOTTE, NC — Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are deploying to the Houston, Texas, area as excessive flooding has impacted a large swath of the region. The deadly storms dropped several inches of rain, causing rivers to overflow and flood homes, businesses and roadways. “We’ve found that flooding can be…

When persecuted Iranian plumber was forced to flee Iran, he struggled to find work in the new country he moved to with his family.

IRAN —When persecuted Iranian plumber *Hamid was forced to flee his home country of Iran he struggled to find work in the new country he moved to with his family. However Christian ministry Help The Persecuted helped him start his own plumbing business through their Enduring Livelihoods initiative. Not only is this enabling him to…

Samaritan’s Purse is rushing food and relief to displaced people in Kordofan, Sudan, before spring rains make roads to the region inaccessible

SUDAN —Samaritan’s Purse is rushing food and relief to displaced people in Kordofan, Sudan, before spring rains make roads to the region inaccessible. They are providing much-needed food and hygiene training to those who fled to the region to escape war. “The needs are enormous,” said Collins Enabu, a Samaritan’s Purse staff member. “We’re running…

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are deploying to Sulphur, Oklahoma, after a massive tornado devastated the community on Sunday.

CHARLOTTE, NC — Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are deploying to Sulphur, Oklahoma, after a massive tornado devastated the community of 5,000 on Sunday. According to news reports, more than 20 tornadoes impacted Oklahoma, resulting in approximately 100 reported injuries, four deaths, and untold property damage. “The swath of devastation…