GFA Distributes Supplies to Afflicted on World Leprosy Day

People affected with leprosy throughout South Asia received food, shoes, blankets and household supplies as workers supported through Gospel for Asia (GFA) commemorated World Leprosy Day, held each year to promote awareness and prevention.

New Name Points Missions Agency into the Future

The Mission Society has unveiled a new name that aims to further sharpen the focus and effectiveness of its wide-ranging work among some of the least-reached peoples around the world.

Coffee Fuels Missions, Churches, the Arts, and Non-profits

Mission Coffee Roasters, Inc. and, roasters of delicious gourmet fresh roasted coffee for churches, non-profits, schools (, grocery stores, museum gift shops (, and offices announce that they are developing an online subscription fundraising platform allowing church youth groups, schools, ministries, and other non-profits to offer a customized online “hands off” fundraising program to their supporters.

Good News Clubs Reopen After Three-Year Ordeal

Good News Club® will reopen in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) elementary schools on February 2 now that the school district has changed its policy to ensure that religious groups, such as Child Evangelism Fellowship® (CEF®), receive the same access and benefits to public facilities as non-religious groups.

Cry Out America and National Day of Prayer Unite in Shared Vision

Cleveland, TN – The Cry Out America organizers of the annual, 9/11 prayer gatherings throughout the nation are uniting efforts with the National Day of Prayer Task Force. The National Day of Prayer (NDP) annual observance on the first Thursday in May became law under President Ronald Reagan in 1988. Their mission is to mobilize prayer in America and to encourage personal repentance and righteousness in every sphere of culture.

Franklin Graham Dedicates Field Hospital in Iraq

Franklin Graham was recently in Iraq to officially dedicate our emergency field hospital, where Samaritan’s Purse is treating those injured in the conflict between Iraqi and coalition forces and ISIS militants in Mosul. SP is providing trauma care to victims, including many women and children wounded by gunfire, mortar rounds, car bombings, and improvised explosives.

Carmel Teens for Life Club Receives Wide Support

“As we celebrate the anniversary of the Bill of Rights, the Carmel Teens for Life Club learned that free speech cannot be taken for granted,” said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, which represents the high school students who lead the club.

Christianity Today Receives $2 Million Capacity-Building Grant

Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $2 million grant to the nonprofit, global media ministry Christianity Today in support of Christian thought journalism and to help sustain meaningful discourse in the digital age.

The Needs of the Phebe Grey Orphanage

“Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction …”

Children’s Day Celebrations Showcase Earthly and Eternal Value of Children

Gospel for Asia-supported workers shared the love of Christ with more than 1,000 children in northern India during the country’s annual Children’s Day celebrations recently. Workers organized several special programs to recognize and honor the importance of children of all ages, celebrating their extraordinary abilities while highlighting their eternal value to God.

Rapid Response Team Deploys Chaplains to Tennessee to Assist with Recovery

The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is sending chaplains into the area of Gatlinburg, Tenn., in an effort to help the community recover from the deadly and devastating wildfire that has consumed hundreds of buildings and claimed several lives in the popular tourist area.

Christian Audio Adventure Wins at Voice Arts Awards

A star-filled Christian audio adventure that is putting God back into history beat both NPR and Garrison Keillor at the recent 2016 Voice Arts Awards, which are the audio industry’s equivalent to the Academy Awards and honor the best productions and talent in the audio industry.

Ministries Partner to Help Families Focus on True Meaning of Christmas

Two ministries with the same passion and goal have joined forces to help children hear the sweetest story ever told.

Mission Society Launches Programs to Equip Young Leaders for Ministry

In a six-week trip to Thailand and India, seven college-age women came together to form the inaugural team for The Mission Society’s GreenLight: Gateway program — an initiative that gives opportunities for 18- to 23-year-olds to explore cross-cultural ministry and be groomed for missions.

Church of God in Christ Re-Elects Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.

During the 109th Holy Convocation, in St. Louis, the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) once again chose Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. as Presiding Bishop.

Christian Audio Dramas Join Disney & Pixar at 2016 Voice Arts Awards

A pair of star-filled audio dramas that are putting God back into history for kids of all ages have been nominated for 10 Voice Arts Awards – including two nominations for Outstanding Production.

Sharefaith Inc. Wins 8th ‘Best of the Best’ Award

Sharefaith Inc., the largest all-in-one church resource provider, specializing in church websites, mobile apps, worship media, presentation, giving and donations, as well as kids curriculum, was just awarded the Worship Leader Magazine Best-of-the-Best award for all of their product offerings. This is Sharefaith’s 8th consecutive best-of-the-best award. With many church-focused companies being bought-out or closing doors, it becomes pivotal for churches and ministries to choose a ministry partner that not only represents their best interest, but understands their ministry and congregation. Since 2003, Sharefaith has done just that.

Books & Culture Ends 21-Year Run

The November/December 2016 issue of the bimonthly review Books & Culture will be its last after a run of 128 issues over 21 years. Earlier this month, the ministry of Christianity Today made the difficult decision to end the beloved publication.

Tragic Death of Nigerian Nun Inspires Medical Clinic Plan

On Thursday, October 13th, Home To Enhance African Life (HEAL) will host its 3rd Annual Benefit at Room 43 in Bronzeville from 6-10pm. The event will pay tribute to Rev. Sr. Calista Utazi of the Messengers of Justice Congregation (MOJ), who died at age 39 in southeastern Nigeria due to lack of available medical care for her heart condition.

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