Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains in Manchester, England, Following Terror Attack

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team are deploying to Manchester, England, following last night’s terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert. The latest report indicates that 22 people died in the blast, which was carried out by a suicide bomber.

Documentary Celebrates 50th Anniversary of United Jerusalem

On Tuesday, May 23, “I Am Israel” will premiere and be released free of charge to churches, synagogues and Bible study groups around the world. This special event will honor the 50th anniversary of the freedom and unification of Jerusalem, which commenced after the Six-Day War of 1967.

Leaders Discuss Persecuted Christians

Washington – Yesterday, Rev. Franklin Graham appeared on Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, a national radio show which airs on more than 240 stations across the country. On the show, Graham discussed the persecution of Christians around the world and the need to stand for religious liberty both at home and overseas.

South Sudan Churches Issue Easter Hope Message

For most of the world’s newest nation, wracked by internal conflict, joy seems far away, and yet for Christians, Easter is still a time of hope. A recent message from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) says the Resurrection reminds us that even in this world there is “goodness and light with triumph.”

Israeli Jew and Christian Arab Pastor Help Egyptian Christian Victims

In response to yesterday’s ISIS terror attacks on three separate churches in Egypt during Palm Sunday services, David Nekrutman, the Executive Director for the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation in Jerusalem and Pastor Steven Khoury, President of Holy Land Missions, are partnering together to help the Christians who have been injured as well as the families who lost loved ones. “Tonight, Jews around the world are celebrating our freedom from Egypt 3,500 years ago; it is our mandate to help those who are still suffering from Pharaoh like acts,” remarked Nekrutman. He added, “Passover is not only a holiday to celebrate on how we became a nation, it is the eternal critique of power used by humans to take away the image of G-d from a human being.”

Miracle Headline in One of Australia’s Biggest Newspapers

The Daily Telegraph, Australia’s second largest daily newspaper, comparable to the New York Times, ran a headline before the US election result was announced, which said; God Save America. This anti-God secular newspaper had no idea that this was exactly the prayer of both Australian and American Christians who have been praying in unity in the lead up to the American Election. Australian Christians called for prayer from all over the world for the American elections at a ‘Sunrise Prayer Relay’ on Tuesday 8 November 2016. Australia is 18 hours ahead of the USA.

Group Providing Urgent Aid to Devastated Areas of Haiti

Malteser International Americas, a Miami-based global humanitarian relief agency, today announced further relief measures for children and families in Haiti who are suffering from the devastating flooding of Hurricane Matthew.

Australia Calls for Prayer Help from USA

Over the last several years Australia has led a worldwide call for extended periods of Prayer & Fasting for America. Now Australian prayer leaders are asking for prayer support from the USA and other parts of the world as they face the homosexual juggernaut of the political elites to redefine marriage in Australia. The current Turnbull government won the recent election but their policy for a ‘free people’s vote on marriage redefinition’ is being challenged by elite political forces.

WCC Expresses Solidarity as Italy Suffers Natural Disaster

In a letter issued on 25 August, addressed to Rev. Luca Negro, president of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy, World Congress of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit offered “heartfelt condolences to the people who lost family members and friends.” The letter follows the massive earthquake that hit central Italy in the morning hours of 24 August, taking hundreds of lives.

Australian Warning to American Churches

As the culture wars continue across the United States, a leading Australian public relations specialist who deals with churches and faith-based organizations across the world has urged American churches not to be afraid to speak out about their values.

Liberty Counsel Successfully Defends Natural Marriage in Romania

In a major victory for natural marriage and the right of Romanian citizens to determine their own destiny, yesterday the Constitutional Court of Romania (CCR) approved as constitutional a voter initiative that would permanently memorialize marriage as the union of one man and one woman in Romania’s Constitution. More than three million Romanian citizens (in a country of less than 20 million people) signed the petition to place this issue on the ballot – by far the most signatures ever obtained on any referendum in Romania’s history. Today’s unanimous 8-0 decision by the CCR means that the referendum can now move forward.

Gospel for Asia-Supported Workers Holding 7,500 Vacation Bible Schools

Workers supported by Gospel for Asia (GFA) are holding 7,500 Vacation Bible Schools (VBS) across Asia this summer, teaching children important values, including respect and love for parents and friends as well as personal discipline through a variety of activities such as songs, skits and crafts.

Religious Freedom Revoked in Russia

Late on the afternoon of July 7, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law legislation against terrorism and extremism. An amendment in this law prohibits freedom of religion in a way that is considered the most restrictive measure in post-Soviet history.

Life-Size Replica Ark of Noah to Set Sail from Netherlands

Author and speaker Ruth Graham, daughter of famed evangelist Billy Graham, has voiced her support for the Ark of Noah foundation,, asking the public to help fund its crowdfunding efforts. The life-size replica of the Bible’s Noah’s Ark is preparing to take sail from The Netherlands traveling to Brazil during the 2016 Olympic Games and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Paralympic summer games. From there it will visit many other harbors on its journey through South, Central and North America. While still in the early planning phase, desired ports to visit include: Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Havana, Panama, Columbia and then off to the United States: San Diego, Long Beach, San Francisco and Seattle.

Healing the Sick on World Health Day

Gospel for Asia (GFA)-supported workers followed Christ’s admonition to heal the sick and assist the poor last Thursday by conducting dozens of medical clinics and health education events in three Asian countries on World Health Day.

Dozens Killed in Easter Terrorist Attacks

A suicide bomber killed at least 65 people, mostly women and children, at a park in Lahore on Sunday in an attack claimed by a Pakistani Taliban faction which said it had targeted Christians.
More than 300 other people were wounded, officials said.

Gospel for Asia Helps Rebuild After Mumbai Fire

Gospel for Asia (GFA) supported workers continue to help residents affected by a terrible fire that – in December – razed 2,000 homes and killed multiple people in a poor area of Mumbai.

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Author Reveals Practical Ways Each of Us Can Help Reduce the Number of At-Risk Children to Zero

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2016 — Children who have been abused, those living in poverty, foster kids aging out of a broken system, and those who don’t have enough to eat are easy targets for those who wish to misuse them. You want to help, but you don’t know where to begin. What can one person possibly do that will make a difference?

Italian Christians Establish Safe Mediterranean Passageways for Refugees

A coalition of Protestant and Catholic organizations has reached an agreement with the Italian government to provide travel and integration services for refugees from North Africa and the Middle East. The government will provide humanitarian visas to ensure the right to take up residence; the visas will not allow passage to other countries in the European Union. Christian agencies will furnish airline tickets to Italy as well as accommodation, assistance with asylum procedures, educational opportunities and Italian language courses.

ISIS Killer Calls Jesus Lord

Syrian militants are among refugees fleeing to other countries, and they don’t leave their Islamic extremist practices behind. They have brought brutality and a culture of fear into some refugee camps, the director of a ministry in the Middle East said.

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