Christmas Gifts Bring Joy to East Ukraine’s War Zone

EAST UKRAINE — This Christmas as families in East Ukraine are impacted by the continued conflict with increasing military tensions on the border with Russia, Great Commission Media Ministries is continuing to bring hope to this troubled region through their Power to Change outreach campaign. Their founder Hannu Hauka travelled to East Ukraine to help… Continue reading Christmas Gifts Bring Joy to East Ukraine’s War Zone

Mercy Ships Helps Fulfill Marie Madeleine’s Dream of Walking

DAKAR, SENEGAL — For years, Marie Madeleine’s hyperextended knee made walking a challenge. She dreamed of walking through life step by step with her friends. Her family didn’t give up hope that her dream would one day be possible… and a free surgery with Mercy Ships in the port of Dakar in Senegal, even brought… Continue reading Mercy Ships Helps Fulfill Marie Madeleine’s Dream of Walking

Disaster Response Team Serves Afghan Evacuees in Albania

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN — Samaritan’s Purse has been on the ground in Albania for over six weeks, serving the more than 400 Afghan family evacuees who have temporarily resettled along the country’s coastline. Their team of disaster response specialists is distributing critical relief supplies, operating a medical clinic, and facilitating trauma care courses designed to promote… Continue reading Disaster Response Team Serves Afghan Evacuees in Albania

Making a Hospital Ship Home: Clementine Tengue’s Story

TOGO — It was a conversation with her pastor, all the way back in 1995, that changed the trajectory of Clementine’s life. Clementine was working at her church when she heard that a hospital ship would soon be arriving in her home country of Togo. She was immediately intrigued — enough to leave her job… Continue reading Making a Hospital Ship Home: Clementine Tengue’s Story

Franklin Graham announces rescheduled God Loves You UK Tour

LONDON, ENGLAND — Much has changed since the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) announced in mid-2020 that the Graham Tour UK with Revd Franklin Graham would be postponed in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges in the United Kingdom. Even through these unprecedented circumstances, BGEA says they have remained committed to the… Continue reading Franklin Graham announces rescheduled God Loves You UK Tour

GFA World Launches ‘Moo-ving’ Christmas Campaign to Tackle Poverty

GFA WORLD LAUNCHES MOO-VING CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE POVERTY: A “moo-ving” Christmas campaign aims to lift pandemic-affected families in Asia and Africa out of extreme poverty with gifts of cows, goats, chickens and other farm animals. Texas-based humanitarian agency GFA World (www.gfa.org) shows how people in America can change the lives of the world’s poorest families this Christmas in its latest special report, A Surprising Antidote to World Poverty: Farm Animals (http://www.gfa.org/press/animals).

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like GFA World Canada, reports: A “moo-ving” Christmas campaign aims to lift pandemic-affected families out of extreme poverty — with gifts of cows, goats, chickens and other farm animals. Texas-based… Continue reading GFA World Launches ‘Moo-ving’ Christmas Campaign to Tackle Poverty

Serving in Jesus’ Name After Alabama Floods

PELHAM, AL — Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief response in Floods in Pelham, Alabama, closed on November 4. 83 volunteers helped 84 homeowners, with three people placing their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. One homeowner, Penny Gibson thanks the Lord for the Samaritan’s Purse volunteers who helped clean up her house, becoming the hands and… Continue reading Serving in Jesus’ Name After Alabama Floods

Encouraging Homeowners and Veterans in Louisiana

HAMMOND, LA — Team Patriot members with Samaritan’s Purse are serving homeowners in Louisiana whose properties were damaged by Hurricane Ida by removing debris, cutting up downed trees, and tarping roofs. They are also ministering to and encouraging their fellow veterans who are working alongside of them. Eric Marcengill – Samaritan’s Purse: My name is… Continue reading Encouraging Homeowners and Veterans in Louisiana

Christ for all Nations Launches A Million Children for Jesus Campaign

TANZANIA, EAST AFRICA — Over 60% of the entire population of Africa is under the age of 25 and more than half of those are under the age of 16. In response as part of Christ for all Nation’s “Decade of Double Harvest”, the ministry has launched a campaign to reach a million children across… Continue reading Christ for all Nations Launches A Million Children for Jesus Campaign

‘Frontline’ Pastors ‘Risk Everything’ to Aid Orphans, Widows, War-Torn Families

'FRONTLINE' PASTORS RISK ALL TO AID ORPHANS, WIDOWS: Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) is aiming to help 1,300 "frontline pastors" and ministry workers in Russia and the former Soviet Union this winter who, it says, are "risking everything" to aid orphans, widows, and war-torn families.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S. organization is aiming to help 1,300 “frontline pastors” and ministry workers in Russia and the former Soviet Union this winter who, it says, are “risking everything” to aid orphans, widows, and suffering families. During the pandemic, local pastors across Russia and the former Soviet Union have trekked hundreds of miles… Continue reading ‘Frontline’ Pastors ‘Risk Everything’ to Aid Orphans, Widows, War-Torn Families

Ministering to Families Devastated by Northern California’s Caldor Fire

GRIZZLY FLATS, CA — California’s Caldor Fire burned 479 of the 660 homes in Grizzly Flats. Samaritan’s Purse volunteers helped homeowners recover precious items from the ashes and shared with them the hope found only in Jesus Christ. Woman’s voice: You could feel the heat coming. You could hear it– the fire– coming up the… Continue reading Ministering to Families Devastated by Northern California’s Caldor Fire

Send Me Where No One Wants to Go

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BRADENTON, FL – The Lord answered that fervent title prayer from Carole Ward in 2001. As soon as she knew that He wanted her to go to Northern Uganda and South Sudan, she began to feel the pushback and resistance from well-intentioned church leaders and government officials. Entirely operated by indigenous leaders of Uganda and… Continue reading Send Me Where No One Wants to Go

Serving Christ Along the Silk Road

GREENVILLE, SC – Silk Road Catalyst is a Multi-National family of Disciple-Makers engaging the Gospel-Deprived in and from the Silk Road Region through a Presence of Legitimacy. The original Silk Road was a network of trade routes connecting China and the Far East with the Middle East and Europe during the Han Dynasty in 130… Continue reading Serving Christ Along the Silk Road

CfaN’s Tanzania Crusade Sees Over 210,000 Decisions for Christ

TANZANIA — Thanks to CfaN’s multiplication strategy to train an army of evangelists they saw more than 210,000 decisions for Christ at their recent Operation Decapolis crusade in Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. Christ for all Nations recently concluded their latest Gospel outreach in the East African city of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, resulting… Continue reading CfaN’s Tanzania Crusade Sees Over 210,000 Decisions for Christ

Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

GERMANY — Millions of refugees fleeing war and economic hardships in the Middle East and Africa have made their way to Europe. They must learn a new language and learn how to deal with schools, transportation, banks and everything else. But a Christian foundation in Germany has created a unique housing project to help refugees… Continue reading Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

Mercy Ships Gives Hope and Healing to Gamai

GUINEA, WEST AFRICA — Gamai received horrible burns as a child. Her mother, Confort, felt a deep shame for allowing this to happen to her child. Follow Confort and Gamai’s journey toward healing and see how a single surgery carried out by Mercy Ships while docked in Guinea in West Africa can impact an individual,… Continue reading Mercy Ships Gives Hope and Healing to Gamai

Global Disciples Hosts Live Nations Worship 2022 Event

LANCASTER, PA — NationsWorship, a live worship experience with participants from Africa, Asia, and the Americas, will be held at Dove Westgate church in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, as well as live streamed across the world on November 19, 2021. Global Disciples, with partners in 62 countries, will host the worship event. Those interested in joining the… Continue reading Global Disciples Hosts Live Nations Worship 2022 Event

Andrew and Wendy Palau Share the Gospel with More Than 150,000 People Through Massive Regionwide Festival in Malawi

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BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Love Malawi Festival (September 19 through October 3) proved to be yet another powerful example of God’s grace and favor over Andrew and Wendy Palau’s ongoing evangelistic work. Uniting more than 2,250 local churches for two weeks of evangelistic ministry, this campaign helped saturate four cities in the east African nation of… Continue reading Andrew and Wendy Palau Share the Gospel with More Than 150,000 People Through Massive Regionwide Festival in Malawi

Will Graham Brings Hope of Christ to America’s Heartland

SOUTH DAKOTA / IOWA — Evangelist Will Graham brought the hope of Christ to America’s heartland during a series of celebrations in the US states of South Dakota and Iowa. The Don Barnett Arena at The Monument in Rapid City came to life with uplifting music and inspirational messages of hope, as more than 5,100… Continue reading Will Graham Brings Hope of Christ to America’s Heartland

Guatemalan Girl’s Celebration of Shoeboxes

CLIFTON, TN — Jane Marie Franks in Tennessee chose to celebrate her 16th birthday by inviting family and friends to pack 500 Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. She was inspired to pack more boxes after visiting her native Guatemala, the country from which she was adopted as a child. Jane Marie Franks: My name is… Continue reading Guatemalan Girl’s Celebration of Shoeboxes

Vapor Ministries

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SYLACAUGA, AL – You’ve seen the numbers before. They are beyond our comprehension. 785,000,000 people have no access to clean drinking water. 3,600,000,000 people have no access to essential health services. One-third of all children suffer from malnutrition. 40% of the world has little or no access to the Gospel. Why don’t we more readily… Continue reading Vapor Ministries

Pray.com Partners with Unite Health Share Ministries to Inspire Gratitude, Spirituality and Faith

LOS ANGELES — Pray.com, the world’s most popular faith-based mental and spiritual health resource, today announced a partnership with Unite Health Share Ministries (UHSM), to help members and staff maintain their holistic health and well-being. UHSM is a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, and through this partnership, UHSM amplifies its… Continue reading Pray.com Partners with Unite Health Share Ministries to Inspire Gratitude, Spirituality and Faith

Life Changing Impact of Operation Christmas Child in Ecuador

ECUADOR — Romina, a 12-year-old girl in Ecuador, praises God for the Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift she received filled with colored markers and other delightful surprises. More importantly, she learned about God at the festive outreach event and received Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. Romina Alejandra Ruiz de Aragon: My name is… Continue reading Life Changing Impact of Operation Christmas Child in Ecuador

Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Hosts UK Evangelism Summits

LIVERPOOL ENGLAND — As churches continue to look at ways to minister the hope of the Gospel in their communities in the midst of the pandemic the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is hosting a series of evangelism summits across the UK. GNA reporter Peter Wooding went to the Liverpool Summit in the North West of… Continue reading Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Hosts UK Evangelism Summits

The Trash Mountain Project

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TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS – More than 15 million people worldwide live out their entire existence – work, home, play – in garbage dump communities. They wake up in the morning to the same stench of rotting and decaying garbage that they remembered yesterday. Try to grasp the reality. These are not a few people who live… Continue reading The Trash Mountain Project

Togo Doctor Answers Call to Give Sight To His Own People

TOGO — Dr. Abram Wodomé could’ve left this own country of Togo in West Africa to pursue a successful medical career abroad. But thanks to support from the Christian charity Mercy Ships Dr. Wodomé has chosen to provide vital cataract surgery and medical training in his home nation. As the country’s leading cataract surgeon, he… Continue reading Togo Doctor Answers Call to Give Sight To His Own People

Love Malawi Festival Reaps Major Gospel Harvest

BLANTYRE, MALAWI — Love Malawi Festival proved to be a powerful example of God’s grace and favor over Andrew and Wendy Palau’s ongoing evangelistic work. Uniting more than 2,250 local churches for two weeks of evangelistic ministry, this campaign helped saturate 4 cities with the clear Good News and led more than 37,922 people to… Continue reading Love Malawi Festival Reaps Major Gospel Harvest

Ligonier Ministries Partners with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation to Send 100,000 Reformation Study Bibles to Christians in Africa by 2028

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ORLANDO, FL — Ligonier Ministries is expanding its campaign to distribute free copies of the Reformation Study Bible to pastors, teachers, and students in ten African countries. Having originally planned to deliver 36,000 study Bibles by 2028, this outreach has considerably outpaced its initial target, with a total of 30,000 expected to be distributed by… Continue reading Ligonier Ministries Partners with the Rosemary Jensen Bible Foundation to Send 100,000 Reformation Study Bibles to Christians in Africa by 2028

Restoring Health and Hope in Haiti

LES CAYES, HAITI — When a 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked western Haiti the morning of August 14, more than 2,000 people were killed and over 12,000 were injured. Healthcare services on that part of the island were also incapacitated. Samaritan’s Purse immediately responded to the tragedy, airlifting tons of critical relief supplies, including plastic tarp… Continue reading Restoring Health and Hope in Haiti

Largest Private Gift Ever to Christian Medical Missions

NEW YORK — African Mission Healthcare expresses gratitude to Jewish entrepreneur Mark Gerson and his wife, Rabbi Erica Gerson, for committing $18 million dollars to support the lifesaving work of African Mission Healthcare (AMH), a nonprofit Christian Medical Missions organization envisaged by Gerson and his friend Dr. Jon Fielder, who become friends 30 years ago… Continue reading Largest Private Gift Ever to Christian Medical Missions

SoCal Harvest Celebrates First In-person Crusade Post-Pandemic with Over 6,000 Professions of Faith

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ANAHEIM, CA — After taking a gap year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SoCal Harvest returned to Angel Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 3 with more than 6,000 people making professions of faith. In lieu of a traditional crusade, Harvest released its cinematic crusade film A Rush of Hope in 2020, which reached over 4 million… Continue reading SoCal Harvest Celebrates First In-person Crusade Post-Pandemic with Over 6,000 Professions of Faith

Churches Confront ‘Raw Trauma’ in Shadow of ‘Forgotten’ War

HEALING RAW TRAUMA OF 'FORGOTTEN' WAR: Michael Johnson, president of Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org), talks with people still suffering raw trauma in the aftermath of the "forgotten" war in the former Soviet nations of Armenia and Azerbaijan. Partnering with local churches, SGA brings aid and comfort.

LOVES PARK, Ill – Churches in the first-ever country to adopt Christianity as its national religion are confronting “the rawest imaginable trauma” in the wake of a “forgotten” war. With the news dominated by Afghanistan — and the recent focus on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 in the U.S. — the victims of the lesser-known… Continue reading Churches Confront ‘Raw Trauma’ in Shadow of ‘Forgotten’ War

Helping Homeowners Sift Through the Ashes in California Dixie Fire Aftermath

GREENVILLE, CA — When the first sparks of the Dixie Fire ignited in Plumas County, California, in July, no one could have predicted that it would burn clear across the Sierra over the next two months and consume nearly 1 million acres to become the second-largest wildfire in the state’s history. The conflagration destroyed over… Continue reading Helping Homeowners Sift Through the Ashes in California Dixie Fire Aftermath

Virtual Bible & Archaeology Fest XXIV

WASHINGTON — The Biblical Archaeology Society, publisher of Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR) magazine, will host its signature event online this fall. The 24th Annual Bible and Archaeology Fest on October 16–17, 2021 offers live talks from leading Bible scholars and archaeologists from around the world via Zoom. Paid participants can enjoy a weekend of accessible, online learning… Continue reading Virtual Bible & Archaeology Fest XXIV

MORE for Missionary Kids in Canada

DELTA, BC – MORE Network Services is one of only a few missional organizations in North America that specializes in facilitating the growth of missionary kids (MKs). Now in its 10th year, MORE is achieving its goal of mission-sending and training organizations, churches, and individuals to work “collaboratively and congenially” with each other. Network members… Continue reading MORE for Missionary Kids in Canada

Open Eyes Is Accelerating Access to the Gospel

WHEATON, IL – The men on the motorcycles are “Mobile Messengers,” and they are heading out to share the Gospel of Christ with people who live in hard-to-reach places. The Mobile Messengers play a significant role in the ministry of Open Eyes, Open Eyes’ Mobile Messengers are recruited from indigenous Christian leaders. They are trained… Continue reading Open Eyes Is Accelerating Access to the Gospel

Faith Mission Canada – Prayer, Evangelism, & Revival

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON – Missions Box recently featured a story about Village Missions in Canada. I decided to follow up on that with another Christian missionary agency that is also committed to sharing God’s Word with our neighbors to the north. That decision may be somewhat connected to the fact that I lived there for nearly… Continue reading Faith Mission Canada – Prayer, Evangelism, & Revival

Who Is This Man Called Mully?

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NAIROBI, KENYA – The title question is not one that needs to be asked in Kenya. Everyone there knows who Mully is. I had never heard about Mully until I watched the Mully Movie last evening. I immediately knew that I had to introduce our readers to Mr. Charles Mully. He is a man whose… Continue reading Who Is This Man Called Mully?

Village Missions: Preach the Word & Love the People

MISSION, BC – The calling and thrust of Village Missions of Canada is to “Preach the Word & Love the People.” More than 60 million people live in rural areas of North America, including many of whom are isolated from major metropolitan areas. To that extent, we are not all that different than other regions… Continue reading Village Missions: Preach the Word & Love the People

Os Guinness Inspires NRB Attendees

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DALLAS, TX – The renowned Dr. Os Guinness was the featured speaker at the fifth and final day of the annual National Religious Broadcasters Convention on June 24, 2021. He was one of the many Christian luminaries to grace the stage at the Gaylord Resort in Grapevine, Texas. Others included former U.S. Secretary of State,… Continue reading Os Guinness Inspires NRB Attendees

Communitas International: Normal People with an Extraordinary Sense of Purpose

CENTENNIAL, CO – Communitas International has been described as “a global missional movement focused on secular, “post-Christian,” and mostly urban communities.” The Mission Field When we think of the unreached, our minds gravitate toward a history of sending Christian missionaries to foreign countries where the people had never heard about Jesus and His great grace.… Continue reading Communitas International: Normal People with an Extraordinary Sense of Purpose

Afghanistan: Christians Face Even More Opposition

CANADA — Long time humaritarian worker in Afghanistan John Weaver talks about the opposition and challenges Christians face in Afghanistan, now that the Taliban has taken over, but how the current situation may actually see more Afghans turn to Jesus. And CEO of The Voice of the Martyrs Canada, Floyd Brobbel, explains how they’re supporting… Continue reading Afghanistan: Christians Face Even More Opposition

Willing Hands and Hearts Needed in Louisiana

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA — Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are in Southeast Louisiana tarping roofs, removing debris, and cutting downed trees for homeowners who were impacted by Hurricane Ida. But more volunteers are urgently needed to come alongside these hurting residents and let them know that God has not forgotten them. Debbie Anderson, Homeowner: This down here is… Continue reading Willing Hands and Hearts Needed in Louisiana

Feeding Families in Vietnam

VIETNAM — Samaritan’s Purse distributed food packages containing rice, vegetables, and other nutritious supplies to families in Vietnam who are struggling during the pandemic. Minh Nguyen, Samaritan’s Purse Program Development Manager: It is 5:00 AM here, and we are loading up 250 food packages to be distributed. Here’s our supplies. We have some food items,… Continue reading Feeding Families in Vietnam

Baylor University Research Provides Evidence: Prison Fellowship International Program Transforms Prisoners, Prisons

WASHINGTON — A groundbreaking Baylor University study of a Prison Fellowship International (PFI) in-prison program provides evidence that the faith-based course transforms prisoners – and leads to culture change in prisons. “PFI is providing innovative prison programs that are quickly becoming one of the centerpieces of the emerging field of positive criminology,” said Dr. Byron… Continue reading Baylor University Research Provides Evidence: Prison Fellowship International Program Transforms Prisoners, Prisons

Nick Hall to Host ‘Pulse 100’ Evangelism Showcase in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — Nick Hall, founder of Pulse, the millennial-led evangelism movement, will host “Pulse 100,” an evangelism showcase for young faith leaders from across the United States at Pulse headquarters in Minneapolis, Sept. 23-24. Similar to Pulse’s 2020 “Preach Twin Cities” event, “Pulse 100” will feature young evangelists who have been selected from a pool… Continue reading Nick Hall to Host ‘Pulse 100’ Evangelism Showcase in Minneapolis

Samaritan’s Purse Provides Ongoing Recovery Work in Haiti

HAITI — Samaritan’s Purse continues to serve in Jesus’ Name in the aftermath of a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti’s southern peninsula on Aug. 14. Their DC-8 aircraft flew out just one day after the disaster with a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) and tons of emergency relief. They quickly set up an… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Provides Ongoing Recovery Work in Haiti

Rural Pastors Equipped to Impact Ghana’s Most Remote Communities

GHANA — While many rural pastors in remote villages across Ghana have no access to training resources, many also face the challenges of not being able to read and write. In response Theovision International has partnered with the Moody Bible Institute to provide a unique oral Bible training school. During their latest graduation many of… Continue reading Rural Pastors Equipped to Impact Ghana’s Most Remote Communities

Sharing Christ’s Love With Tennessee Flood Victims

WAVERLY, TN – Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are in Waverly, Tennessee, after extreme flooding killed more than 20 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of houses. They are helping with cleanup and sharing Christ’s love with hurting homeowners. Nathan Curtis – Assistant Pastor, Open Bible Assembly: Unexpected. It was like a tsunami, like a wave of… Continue reading Sharing Christ’s Love With Tennessee Flood Victims