‘Changing Hearts and Closing Prisons:’ Oil Industry Veteran Finds Rich New Field to Harvest

HOUSTON – Oil industry veteran David Howell is working a rich new harvest field—saving souls and reducing the prison population through a graphic guidebook, allowing public funds to be diverted to other pressing needs.

Biola University Launches New Center on the Work of the Holy Spirit

La Mirada, CA–Biola University will launch the Center for the Study of the Work and Ministry for the Holy Spirit Today in fall 2017. Funded by a $3 million donation, the academic center is a 10-year initiative that will provide resources for a biblical examination of the person and ongoing work of the Holy Spirit, including research, publications, conferences, events and services for students.

Child Evangelism Fellowship® Experiencing Increasing Growth

Child Evangelism Fellowship® has been taking the Gospel to children for 80 years, but they are now seeing monumental growth in their world-wide ministry.

Guideposts Names New President and CEO

Guideposts, a faith based non-profit that reaches millions of people through products and services that inspire, uplift and encourage, announces the appointment of John F. Temple III, as President and CEO.

Museum of the Bible Announces Formation of International Advisory Council

Museum of the Bible announces a distinguished list of advisers for the museum that will open its doors to the public this November. The council is comprised of archaeologists, professors, theologians and scholars and includes pastors, priests and rabbis. Members hold advanced degrees from such distinguished institutions as Yale, Oxford, Cambridge, Wharton, University of London, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yeshiva College, Catholic University of America, Claremont College, NYU and more.

Pureflix.Com Streaming More as Platform Continues to Expand

PureFlix.com, the leader in the faith and family streaming video on demand space, is expanding the type and number of devices consumers can watch the service on, thanks to a significant expansion of its Android-based platform and compatibility with Apple TV.

Guatemalan First Responders Receive Cutting Edge Airway Tool

Firefighters, police officers, and lifeguards in Guatemala will now be able to use the same cutting edge adjustable oral airways that US responders are using.

Care Net Named One of the Best Christian Workplaces

For the fourth straight year, the Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) has certified Care Net as a Best Christian Workplace.

Veteran Shares Insight on Spiritual Healing for the Combatant

In his book, Tending The Warrior Soul author Louis Harrison makes it clear that there are traumas to the soul of the warrior that are not assuaged by even the most excellent psychological care, medical intervention, and official support programs. The mission of this book is to advance readers’ understanding of this soul damage; and to provide support, encouragement, biblical counsel, spiritual challenge, and helpful resources to those that need it.

World’s Largest Missions Organization to Children Turns 80

Child Evangelism Fellowship® (CEF®), the world’s largest missions organization dedicated to children, will turn 80 this year, and continues to grow. The organization is active in most nations of the world.

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 ChurchCoffee.com, roasters of delicious gourmet fresh roasted coffee for churches, non-profits, schools (www.charterschoolcoffee.com), grocery stores, museum gift shops (www.artistblend.com), 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 …”

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