I Am No Ordinary Shepherd

My name is David. I am a shepherd in the service of the temple. The other shepherds and I watch over the sheep during the night on the fields outside of Jerusalem, not too far from the road that goes to Bethlehem. I am no ordinary shepherd because the temple sheep are no ordinary sheep.… Continue reading I Am No Ordinary Shepherd

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

GFA World Recollects Christmas Tree Lighting in Stoney Creek

STONEY CREEK, ON — Gospel for Asia Canada (GFA World) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, says a much-anticipated event of the season is their Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting. And in 2019, Gospel for Asia (GFA World) rang in the holiday season with a community Christmas tradition This past December 14 at 7:00 pm, we… Continue reading GFA World Recollects Christmas Tree Lighting in Stoney Creek

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

Bringing Good News and Gifts of Joy to Cambodian Children

Samaritan’s Purse teams have been delivering more than one million gifts filled shoe boxes to children in need in Cambodia, while sharing the true meaning of Christmas. Franklin Graham, CEO and President of Samaritan’s Purse recently joined a team in the country’s capital Phnom Penh to share the good news and these gifts of joy.… Continue reading Bringing Good News and Gifts of Joy to Cambodian Children

Alex’s Rwandan Journey of Forgiveness and Reconciliation

RWANDA – In 1994 during the Rwandan genocide Alex Nsengimana fled for his life and despite surviving, many of his family members were killed. But thanks to the unconditional love he received as an orphan from a number of Christian ministries Alex was able to forgive the man who killed his uncle. Today Alex’s passion… Continue reading Alex’s Rwandan Journey of Forgiveness and Reconciliation

Operation Christmas Child Brings Joy to Children in Cambodia

CAMBODIA – Samaritan’s Purse CEO and President Franklin Graham joined local church leaders in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with boys and girls while delivering gift-filled shoeboxes to them at a recent Operation Christmas Child outreach event in Cambodia’s capital. Eight-year-old Votey received a shoebox, making her one of more than 1 million children… Continue reading Operation Christmas Child Brings Joy to Children in Cambodia

Gift-Giving to Asia’s ‘Least of These’ is Heart of GFA’s Christmas Campaign

FORGOTTEN CHRISTMAS: Faith-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is challenging people to reject the commercialization of Christmas and remember Asia's 300 million "forgotten" outcasts this festive season. "Forgotten Christmas" empowers these poor and marginalized people to lift themselves out of the gutter.

Gospel for Asia’s ‘Forgotten Christmas’ Says ‘Put Compassion Ahead of Commercialism.’ WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based missions agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is challenging people to reject the commercialization of Christmas and instead remember Christ and His heart for Asia’s 300 million “forgotten” outcasts this festive holiday season. Last year, Americans spent an estimated $720… Continue reading Gift-Giving to Asia’s ‘Least of These’ is Heart of GFA’s Christmas Campaign

Re-directed Christmas Spending Could End Abject Poverty, Says Gospel for Asia Report

PUBLIC ENEMY #1: Mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) has released a new report declaring extreme poverty "public enemy number one," and challenging people everywhere to help eradicate it. Full report available at https://www.gfa.org/press/poverty-report/.

WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based mission agency Gospel for Asia (GFA) – on the frontlines in the fight against poverty–has released a new report declaring extreme poverty “public enemy number one,” and challenging people everywhere to help eradicate it. The release of the report – titled Poverty: Public Enemy #1: Eliminating Extreme Poverty Worldwide is… Continue reading Re-directed Christmas Spending Could End Abject Poverty, Says Gospel for Asia Report

Bicycle Campaign by Gospel for Asia Spurs Compassion on Wheels

LOVE ON WHEELS: Faith-based agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) aims to aid compassion workers with bicycles so that more villages in Asia can have a compassion worker come to their village. Go to www.gfa.org/press/bicycles to join in.

Faith-based Agency Helps Bring Christ’s Love into Far-flung Villages, www.gfa.org/press/bicycles WILLS POINT, TX — Aiming to bring “compassion on wheels” into more remote villages in Asia, faith-based agency Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) today announced the launch of a new bicycle campaign. In August and September – a period when many Americans enjoy taking their… Continue reading Bicycle Campaign by Gospel for Asia Spurs Compassion on Wheels

Gospel for Asia Counts the Cost to Minister to the ‘Least of These’

WILLS POINT, TX – A strange thing happens when we consider the cost of something. If not with our lips, our minds ask the question, “How much does this cost?” When I reflect on that, I realize that this question is inevitably self-centric. The question is inextricably connected to “How much am I willing to… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Counts the Cost to Minister to the ‘Least of These’

Homeless Sitting on the Cold Concrete, a Crisis

More than 3 million men, women and children in India’s capital city are homeless. They choose to sleep on the streets regardless of the weather. As I write, it is 3:45 a.m. in Delhi and the temperature is 43° F. Delhi offers shelters of various types for its homeless population. Some shelters are available in… Continue reading Homeless Sitting on the Cold Concrete, a Crisis

Christian School Global Summit Addresses Key Issues for Faith-Based Education Movement

Worldwide gathering in San Antonio Jan. 30-Feb. 1 to tackle ‘challenges and opportunities’ facing private Christian school movement COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Global leaders in the private Christian school community are convening next month to look for ways to reshape their movement and continue offering distinctive, faith-based education in an increasingly pluralistic and post-religious world. Around 1,000… Continue reading Christian School Global Summit Addresses Key Issues for Faith-Based Education Movement

Gospel for Asia’s Holiday Gift Catalog Provides Income-Generating Resources That Offer ‘Self-Support and Dignity’

‘Forgotten Christmas’ Campaign Helps Raise Struggling Families Above Poverty Line in AsiaWILLS POINT, Texas—As holiday shopping in the United States is predicted to top $1 trillion this year, Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is urging Christians in the West to make the season more Christ-centered by adding someone they don’t know to their gift list.… Continue reading Gospel for Asia’s Holiday Gift Catalog Provides Income-Generating Resources That Offer ‘Self-Support and Dignity’

Gospel for Asia Spotlights Life-Changing Provision of Basic Facilities on World Toilet Day

Local residents applaud at the ribbon-cutting for a new community toilet provided by GFA-supported workers to help improve health, safety, and well-being.

Global focus brings attention to Gospel for Asia’s efforts to improve health and well-being by helping provide simple essentials, sanitation facilitiesWILLS POINT, Texas — Ribbon-cutting ceremonies typically mark the opening of a grand new building, but in Asia they can even celebrate a more modest, but life-changing construction—of a simple outhouse. The enthusiastically attended formal… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Spotlights Life-Changing Provision of Basic Facilities on World Toilet Day

Gospel for Asia Christmas Gift Catalog Now Available

WILLS POINT, TX – Christmas is coming. Once again we have the opportunity to share the love of God by giving gifts to help people living in desperate need, just like the Lord sent His Son to rescue us all from our desperate spiritual need. The Courier and Ives version of Christmas is an over-the-river-and-through-the-woods… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Christmas Gift Catalog Now Available

Gospel for Asia Relentlessly Focused on Helping Poor Overcome the Cycle of Poverty

Gospel for Asia-supported workers serve the poor by providing a new roof

For more than 11 years, Gospel for Asia has published a Christmas Gift Catalog filled with opportunities for people in the West to be involved in helping transform the lives of families in Asia who live in poverty. Since that time, more than 1 million families have been helped and many reports about how Gospel… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Relentlessly Focused on Helping Poor Overcome the Cycle of Poverty

The Church’s Role in Eradicating Poverty [UPDATE]

The Church tries to build healthy communities in impoverished areas, often times through hand-outs or one time gifts that do not help families out of poverty. By providing work opportunities, the Church can build communities and help eradicate poverty. Faith-based organizations (FBOs) are most often supported by the Church and its congregants in such a… Continue reading The Church’s Role in Eradicating Poverty [UPDATE]

Gift Catalogs Makes it Possible for Christmas Gifts to Transform Lives

Through income-generating gifts from GFA’s “Christmas Gift Catalog,” God has enabled thousands of people in Asia to feed, clothe and educate their children.

As U.S. families prepare for Christmas expenses and holiday giving, Gospel for Asia’s Christmas Gift Catalog is helping people find joy through giving practical gifts that produce income for families in need.   WILLS POINT, Texas—This year as some families attempt to navigate the Christmas season of gift giving, often times exchanging items no one… Continue reading Gift Catalogs Makes it Possible for Christmas Gifts to Transform Lives

Bring Dignity to Poor Through Work

Introduction There are millions of people around the world living in poverty and without the opportunity to earn a sustainable income. Some ministries give dignity to people through providing some people work. For example, Gospel for Asia provides farm animals or other items that help people get to work, so they do not have to… Continue reading Bring Dignity to Poor Through Work

Alleviating Poverty through Work

Alleviating Poverty By Providing Work Jesus promised we would always have the poor with us. This does not mean we should ignore the poor. But how can we help those in poverty? We should give income generating opportunities to the poor as we’re able to. Items from Gospel for Asia’s Christmas Gift Catalog help provide… Continue reading Alleviating Poverty through Work

‘Forgotten Christmas’ campaign promotes giving with eternal value

Wed Oct. 12, 2016 – Gospel for Asia The gift of a goat, bicycle, or even a blanket can make all the difference for people across the globe. WILLS POINT, Texas — Gospel for Asia is launching its “Forgotten Christmas” campaign this year to encourage and show Christians how to make an eternal difference with… Continue reading ‘Forgotten Christmas’ campaign promotes giving with eternal value

Giving Gifts to the Poor Throughout the World

Christmas is a joyous time. It is accompanied by Christmas trees, Christmas carols, Christmas gifts, etc. Yet, we can get so caught-up in consumerism, that we become stressed and not focused on Jesus at that time. Many people (over 2 billion) have not had the opportunity to hear of Christ’s first coming for even one… Continue reading Giving Gifts to the Poor Throughout the World