Operation Compassion Begins Relief to Hurricane Michael Survivors

As Hurricane Michael blew onshore in Florida and into Georgia, Operation Compassion began formulating a plan to get help to the survivors as quickly as possible. With winds in excess of 155 miles per hour and storm surge between 9 and 12 feet, the immediate coastline was devastated. Hurricane Michael continued its devastation into Georgia as a category 3 storm.

Turkey Releases Pastor Brunson

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, in his capacity as a Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, attended this morning’s hearing near Izmir, Turkey where Pastor Andrew Brunson was released to return to the United States. The pastor spent nearly two years in prison before being transferred in July to house arrest. The Trump administration had imposed sanctions on two Turkish officials who were linked to the arrest and detention of the pastor along with other economic actions against the Turkish government.

Global Focus Shines a Light on Group’s Efforts to Equip Girls for a Brighter Future

This year’s focus of the United Nations’ annual International Day of the Girl Child, emphasizing the need for better educational opportunities for girls under the theme “With Her: A Skilled GirlForce,” brings a spotlight to some of the quiet, ongoing work of GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org).