TEL Evangelism

Photo by Chris Yarzab, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

CEDAR HILL, TX – Elgin and Dorothy Taylor became the first African-American missionaries to Japan in 1959. Their 23 years on the island of Okinawa were merely the beginning of their 55 years of service in foreign missions. Following a brief retirement due to health reasons, the couple returned to missionary work, founding TEL International… Continue reading TEL Evangelism

Advancing the Gospel in the Age of Modern Media

Phil & Kathleen Cooke Photo by The Influence Lab, Facebook

BURBANK, CA – It took a book written in 1986 to awaken Christians to the need for a new approach to foreign missions. That book was Revolution in World Missions. As Great Britain and colonizing countries began granting wholesale independence to former members of their commonwealths, those nations were forming a new wave of nationalism… Continue reading Advancing the Gospel in the Age of Modern Media

Crossover Global’s Church-Planting Initiatives

COLUMBIA, SC – Make no mistake about it. Jesus is building His church just as He promised. And Crossover Global is “partnering” with Him to reach the unreached and to plant self-sustaining churches that will also serve as bases from which the Gospel is spread and churches are multiplied. Taking the Initiative Crossover Global launched… Continue reading Crossover Global’s Church-Planting Initiatives

Experience Glimpses of Gospel for Asia’s Ministry on YouTube

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan – Discussing Gospel for Asia’s ministry as seen through eight videos on YouTube. Forty-one years ago, the Lord began answering the prayers of a young man from India, his wife and a few Christian… Continue reading Experience Glimpses of Gospel for Asia’s Ministry on YouTube

Bethany Christian Services Prepares for a Revolution in International Adoptions

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Bethany Christian Services has been watching a trend that is leading them to revolutionize their approach to international adoptions. What they have witnessed and what they have foreseen is very similar to what the author of Revolution in World Missions, K.P. Yohannan, did nearly 40 years ago. Yohannan recognized the value… Continue reading Bethany Christian Services Prepares for a Revolution in International Adoptions

Helping the Helpless in Asia During COVID-19 Pandemic, Reports Gospel for Asia

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World and its affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan, reports on relief efforts to COVID-19 in Asia. India’s population exceeds 1.3 billion people. Within the nation, 470 million workers are currently restricted from moving about under directions to isolate in place. The Raw… Continue reading Helping the Helpless in Asia During COVID-19 Pandemic, Reports Gospel for Asia

Gospel for Asia Reports on the Coronavirus in Sri Lanka

Nurses wearing facemasks cross a road as they push a trolley filled with leaflets outside the entrance of Sri Lanka’s Infectious Diseases Hospital near Colombo on March 17, 2020. Photo by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi / AFP via EconomyNext.com

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, joined the ranks of the many nations battling the deadly coronavirus on January 26th, when the first COVID-19 case was officially reported. The 25,000 square mile island in the Indian Ocean, just off the southern tip of India, is home to approximately 21.6 million people—whom… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Reports on the Coronavirus in Sri Lanka

Gospel for Asia-Supported Churches in Coronavirus Janata Curfew Lockdown

WILLS POINT, TX – Prime Minister Narendra Modi has placed the nation of India under a 21-day Janata (all people) curfew to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic among the country’s 1.3 billion residents. He announced the nationwide lockdown on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Although the number of reported cases and deaths due to… Continue reading Gospel for Asia-Supported Churches in Coronavirus Janata Curfew Lockdown

How Shall They Go Without a Bicycle?

WILLS POINT, TX – Gospel for Asia (GFA World, founded by KP Yohannan). The bicycle had not been invented yet when the Apostle Paul wrote his letter to the Christians in Rome. If they had existed, when Paul wrote Romans 10:13-15, “How shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how… Continue reading How Shall They Go Without a Bicycle?

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

Gospel for Asia Sowing the Gift of Sewing

KERALA – My mother had a sewing machine. Both of my grandmothers had sewing machines. I haven’t seen a sewing machine up close in the 21st century. I had actually thought sewing machines had gone the way of IBM Selectric® typewriters and the manual typewriters that had preceded them.I certainly never thought of a sewing… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Sowing the Gift of Sewing

GEM – Greater Europe Mission

MONUMENT, CO – With so many faith-based organizations focusing on the 10/40 Window across sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, we rarely hear about the relatively few that are committed to spreading the Gospel throughout Europe. Europe is at the heart of GEM, Greater Europe Mission. They might even be tempted to borrow the… Continue reading GEM – Greater Europe Mission

An Amazing Story from The Timothy Initiative

RALEIGH, NC – The Timothy Initiative (TTI) began as a small, faith-based, church-planting organization. Its original name clearly identified the group’s original vision: Project India. Within its first year of operation, the project had trained more than 3,000 church planters. By 2011, 7,000 had completed the training using TTI’s own 10-volume curriculum. Having changed its… Continue reading An Amazing Story from The Timothy Initiative

Gospel for Asia Aids and Assists on World AIDS Day

ASIA – Gospel for Asia’s (GFA) ministry partners continued their tradition of educating and assisting people in Asia about the pervasive problem of HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day. GFA-supported workers use the annual December 1 day of observation as an opportunity to make people aware of the dangerous disease and to minister to… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Aids and Assists on World AIDS Day

7 Reminders About the 10/40 Window

WILLS POINT, TX – The primary ministry of Gospel for Asia and numerous similar efforts are focused on a portion of what has become known as “The 10/40 Window.” A recent article published by Advancing Native Missions, “What Is the 10/ 40 Window and Why Is it Important,” prompted this writer that it is time… Continue reading 7 Reminders About the 10/40 Window

Getting to Know Gospel Fellowship Association Missions

GREENVILLE, SC – The Gospel Fellowship Association (GFA) commissioned its first 12 missionaries in February 1963. The original 12 served in Chile, Germany, Japan, Puerto Rico, and Sweden. Today GFA has more than 270 missionaries serving in 38 countries. The Gospel Fellowship Association was established in December of 1939 by the founder of Bob Jones… Continue reading Getting to Know Gospel Fellowship Association Missions

Tribal Chiefs in Ghana Coming to Christ

ACCRA – The office of a tribal chief is so embedded in Ghana’s culture that “most Ghanaians today cannot imagine a community without a chief.” In fact, in Accra, the nation’s capital, 95 percent of the residents would not favor abolition of the office of tribal chief.A study conducted by Sage Journals described the village… Continue reading Tribal Chiefs in Ghana Coming to Christ

Francis Chan Announces Plan to Fish in Asia

AZUSA, CA – What came as a shock to those who heard his announcement made perfect sense to Francis Chan. He revealed at a chapel service at Azusa Pacific University that he and his family plan to move to Asia in February 2020. The pastor, author, and in-demand Christian leader and speaker shared how the… Continue reading Francis Chan Announces Plan to Fish in Asia

Gospel for Asia Reveals the Secrets Behind the Success of ‘Revolution in World Missions’

WILLS POINT, TX – Forty years ago, the Lord called Dr. K.P. Yohannan and his wife, Gisela, to step out in faith to see the people of Asia understand and embrace the love of Christ. The young couple understood “the why” because Dr. Yohannan was a native of India. They understood “the how” as well… Continue reading Gospel for Asia Reveals the Secrets Behind the Success of ‘Revolution in World Missions’

Celina’s World Ripped Apart by Cyclone Idai

BEIRA – Flying into Beira, Mozambique, was a harrowing sight: hundreds upon hundreds of houses tangled together, their roofs ripped off and walls collapsed. Floods dominated the low-lying plains; hundreds of people having been drowned beneath the murky water. The fury of Cyclone Idai. At just 14, Celina’s entire world has been torn apart –… Continue reading Celina’s World Ripped Apart by Cyclone Idai

It Took a Miracle to Reach the Unreachable

ORLANDO, FL – Reaching the unreached is a core mission of hundreds of faith-based organizations. Doing so is often a formidable task and requires a steadfast trust that the Lord has not left us to do it alone. He makes a way; He guides along the way; He protects as we walk in the way.… Continue reading It Took a Miracle to Reach the Unreachable

Frontiers – Reaching the Unengaged

PHOENIX, AZ – Several things make Frontiers unique among foreign missions agencies. One of those is the catalyst that led Greg Livingstone to begin the ministry in 1982. He was already heavily involved in missions, but the agency for which he worked confronted him with, “Greg, you must stop recruiting; we’re full. We’re getting swamped… Continue reading Frontiers – Reaching the Unengaged