LA Dream Center officially opened their Community Kitchen and Food Pantry to their communities - which became an overnight success.

LOS ANGELES — As a part of their mission to #RestoreLA, Pastor Matthew Barnett and the Los Angeles Dream Center have been focused on efforts that seek to sustain the community as Los Angeles get back on its feet. One of the ways they have sought to do this was by assisting individuals and families…

SGA is aiming to give an "unforgettable summer" to orphans, abandoned kids, and children in shadow of Chernobyl through 500 summer camps

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based mission to the “forgotten children” of the former Soviet Union is aiming to give an “unforgettable summer” to children still suffering from the lingering effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that shook the world 35 years ago on April 26. Supported by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org), Camp…

SAT-7 won a major award for Innovative Outreach from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) - largest association of Christian communicators

EASTON, MD — SAT-7, a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcaster that reaches 25 million people in the Middle East and North Africa — has won a major award from National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s largest association of Christian communicators. SAT-7 (www.sat7usa.org) received the NRB’s International Media Award for 2021 — one of the coveted annual Media…

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) will provide Passover assistance, approx $6.2 million to Israeli families

JERUSALEM — The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) will provide Passover assistance in the amount of approximately $6.2 million to Israeli families, children, elderly, new olim (immigrants), and soldiers, as well as $700,000 to help needy Jewish populations in the former Soviet Union (FSU). This more than doubles the amount of assistance…

Record numbers in the Middle East & North Africa turned to a Christian broadcast ministry that showed "living examples of hope" during 2020

EASTON, MD — Record numbers of people in the Middle East and North Africa turned to a one-of-a-kind Christian broadcast ministry that showed them “living examples of hope” during 2020 — a “year of terrible tempest” — according to newly released figures. Amid the pandemic lockdown, soaring unemployment, hunger and domestic violence, economic meltdown, and…

Christians in Russia reached thousands more families with the Gospel over the past few months than ever before, largely because of COVID-19.

LOVES PARK, IL — Christians in Russia going door-to-door in the bitter cold reached thousands more children and families with the Gospel over the past few months than ever before — largely because of COVID-19. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association’s (SGA, www.sga.org) Christ Over COVID campaign and Immanuel’s Child Christmas outreach helped Russian Christians and their…

LA Dream Center celebrates 5 million meals served during COVID relief, and announces new rooms added to their transitional housing program

LOS ANGELES — The effects of the pandemic left millions in desperate need. Yet since March 2020, through the Los Angeles Dream Center’s quick-response COVID relief efforts and the support of the community, donors, corporations, volunteers, and small businesses, they were able to distribute 7 million pounds of food processed through their food bank. In…

Mercy Ships & CURE International to provide specialized surgical care to children living with disabilities across the continent of Africa

SPRING LAKE, MI — Mercy Ships and CURE International announced a partnership to provide specialized surgical care to children living with disabilities across the continent of Africa. Both organizations provide hope and healing to children living with disabilities through surgical care in under-resourced countries. During a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has made access to specialized…

CityServe inviting donors to join its "Last Mile of Need" fundraising campaign to feeding hungry families struggling through the pandemic

WASHINGTON — CityServe announced today it has joined the online giving platform, Uncommon Giving, inviting individual and corporate donors to join its “Last Mile of Need” fundraising campaign to feed hungry families struggling through the pandemic. More families are struggling to provide enough to eat with the ever-increasing challenges of job losses and illness. By…

Wycliffe Associates is working with Indonesia nationals to translate the Bible for a remote group, the first literature in their language

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, saw the completion of more Bible translations in 2020 than in any other single year. “Instead of slowing down because of COVID-19, for some national Bible translators, translation has actually accelerated,”…

How do parents have the honest "conversations" with your teenager to resolve and create healthy mental mindfulness amid COVID-19

SANTA ANA, CA — There is a growing, hidden, “shadow pandemic” of violence, abduction and trafficking directed towards Christian women and girls around the world, according to a new report from Open Doors USA. “Same Faith, Different Persecution,” published ahead of International Women’s Day, explores targeted Gender-Specific Religious Persecution (GSRP) over 12 months between October…

As Luis Palau is in his final days of his battle with lung cancer, his son Andrew Palau carries on with the work in the Space Coast CItyfest

MELBOURNE, FL — Just days after the news broke that world-renowned evangelist Luis Palau is in his final days of his battle with lung cancer, his son Andrew Palau carries on with the work as he prepares for an evangelistic festival this weekend in Brevard County, Florida. The evangelistic campaign—known as Space Coast CityFest—has been…

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) offers online 40-day Lent devotional to help Christians pray, fast for unity, end to pandemic and other crises

WILLS POINT, TX — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide –Reporting on GFA World mission agency offering online 40-day lent devotional to help Christians pray, fast for unity, end to pandemic and other…

Free conference events as coronavirus lockdown winds down & as youth, young people struggle to maintain & grow their faith during shaky times

NASHVILLE — Leader of a national Christian youth conference announced today that God called him to bring events to five U.S. cities for free starting this spring as the coronavirus pandemic winds down and young people struggle to maintain and grow their faith during shaky times. Kingdom Youth Conferences, (http://www.kingdomyouthconference.com/) a hybrid youth event that…

COVID 19 pandemic has put significant strain on relationships, National Marriage Week USA released a new Guide for National Marriage Week

NEW YORK — Recognizing that the COVID-19 pandemic has put significant strain on relationships, National Marriage Week USA (NMW) released a new COVID Guide for celebrating National Marriage Week 2021, February 7-14th, and called for organizations across the United States to provide online marriage-strengthening activities for the week leading up to Valentine’s Day. National Marriage…

Samaritan’s Purse continues in bringing medical surge capacity to aid in the fight against COVID-19 in Southern California

LANCASTER, CA — Samaritan’s Purse continues to work hand-in-hand with Antelope Valley Hospital in LA County —bringing medical surge capacity to aid in the fight against COVID-19 in Southern California. Their 54-bed unit is not only helping patients, but also bringing urgently needed relief to medical workers at Antelope Valley Hospital; many of whom have…

The Faith Based Community for Farmers to Families has distributed over 12 million food boxes to families living in the "Last Mile of Need."

BAKERSFIELD, CA — Since the United States Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box Program launched in May 2020, the Faith-Based Community for Farmers to Families, facilitated by CityServe, has distributed over 12 million food boxes to families living in the “Last Mile of Need.” Currently comprised of over 1400 HUBs, the collaborative network…

Samaritan's Purse to receive first patients at their Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina, in response to rising COVID 19 cases

NORTH CAROLINA — Samaritan’s Purse is expected to receive their first patients later this week at their Emergency Field Hospital in Lenoir, North Carolina, in response to rising COVID-19 cases in the region. The 30-bed emergency unit will help support regional medical centers as they reach capacity due to rising coronavirus hospitalizations. Edward Graham, Samaritan’s…

Coronavirus couldn’t stop Joni & Friends from encouraging special needs families, and provisions were made for Family Retreat at Home.

NEW ENGLAND — Dan and Sandra Rivera were super excited when they heard about Family Retreat taking place in New England. Their sons DeMetrius (19), Nathan (11) and Isaac (6) matched their parents’ excitement. Both DeMetrius and Nathan have global developmental delays, making their day-to-day caregiving routines incredibly complicated – and making vacations impossible. Little…

The Begin Again Reading Club by Max Lucado runs January 25–March 7, 2021, sponsored by Bible Gateway, the most visited Christian website.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Award-winning and bestselling author Max Lucado, who has over 140 million products in print, is inviting people internationally to start 2021 afresh, abandoning fear, worry, and hopelessness from the crises of 2020 and looking forward to personal restoration and renewal in the new year. The Begin Again Reading Club runs January…

Slavic Gospel Association is on target to distribute Christmas gifts, children’s Bibles, & personalized ornaments to 50000 Children in Russia

RUSSIA — An annual event launched by Slavic Gospel Association in 2002 — is on target to distribute Christmas gifts, children’s Bibles, and personalized ornaments to 50,000 Children in Russia. Despite lockdown restrictions SGA church partners are reaching out into hospital, orphanages and the homes of vulnerable children as part of their Immanuel’s Child outreach….

The confluence of COVID and technology in 2020 had ominous consequences for the spread of Christian Persecution worldwide.

SANTA ANA, CA — This week, persecution watchdog Open Doors USA will announce the 2021 World Watch List, its anticipated annual ranking of the top 50 countries where it is most dangerous to be a Christian – and provide a surprising update on significant shifts in the landscape of Christian persecution worldwide. Open Doors USA…

Open Doors partners recently delivered Covid 19 relief aid to over 4,500 Christians, widows, orphans, and others in Central African Republic

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC — Open Doors partners recently delivered Covid relief aid to over 4,500 Christians in Central African Republic. Beneficiaries included widows, believers from Muslim backgrounds, church leaders, other vulnerable Christians and orphans. Among those helped were the families of Jeovani, Steven and Dieu Fera, who Open Doors have been supporting ever since their…

The COVID 19 pandemic has "cemented human trafficking as the 3rd biggest illicit trade on the planet," says Gospel for Asia (GFA World)

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…

ACSI announced the release of data from its third nationwide survey of Christian schools' responses to the COVID 19 pandemic.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Association of Christian Schools International is pleased to announce the release of data from its third nationwide survey of Christian schools’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 730 member schools responded to the survey, which was fielded in late November. The report addressed enrollment trends, COVID-19 disruption, distance learning…