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ACLJ calls on State Dept., UN, NATO members to force Turkey to free imprisoned American pastor

By   /  December 15, 2016  /  Church, Featured, International, Missions, Persecution  /  No Comments

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Dec. 15, 2016 – Pastor Andrew Brunson, a U.S. citizen from Black Mountain, N.C., who is being held against his will in Turkey because of his profession of faith, has a new ally working for his release. The American Center for Law and Justice announced it is actively defending Brunson, who was […]

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Billy Graham’s right hand: George Beverly Shea remembered

By   /  April 22, 2013  /  Missions  /  1 Comment

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MONTREAT, N.C. (WordNews.org) April 22, 2013 — Billy Graham Crusades soloist George Beverly Shea, evangelist Billy Graham’s right hand man for decades, was remembered the “praise on his lips, the song in his heart.” Shea passed away April 16 at the age of 104. He was remembered during a public memorial Sunday at Anderson Auditorium […]

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U.S church leader arrested after house church raided in China

By   /  April 22, 2013  /  Church, Featured, International, Missions, Persecution  /  2 Comments

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NANYANG, Henan, China (WordNews.org) April 22, 2013 – A United States church leader is under house arrest in China after police raised a house church during a revival meeting. Dennis Balcombe’s whereabouts are unknown, according to China Aid. Balcome is the head of Hong Kong Revival Chinese Ministries International. China Aid said also in the […]

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On a mission: Brian Walsh, West Point cadet heads to Haiti

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Missions, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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HAITI (WordNews.org) Feb. 28, 2013 – Brian Walsh, a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy, is heading to Haiti on a mission trip with members of a Christian group at West Point. Walsh will be in Haiti from March 8-17, during spring break, with 20 cadets to work with Nehemiah Vision Ministries. “We will be […]

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SHOCKWAVE: Thousands of youth to join together to pray for persecuted Christians

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Church, Events, International, Missions, Persecution  /  No Comments

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (WordNews.org) Feb. 28, 2013 – Thousands of young people are gathering around the world beginning tomorrow for three days of prayer for Christians being persecuted globally. The program, launched by Open Doors USA 12 years ago, is known as SHOCKWAVE. The theme this year is “Prayer and Unity,” with a focus on […]

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Billy Graham launches grassroots effort

By   /  January 9, 2013  /  Missions  /  No Comments

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 9, 2013 – Billy Graham plans to hold events in 47 major U.S. cities and 44 Canadian cities during the next three months. That’s not all. America’s Pope is planning meeting in every corner of every country. The 94-year-old evangelist won’t be making the trek in person. It’s part of a […]

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On a Mission: Drake Williams, Tyndale Seminary, The Netherlands

By   /  December 28, 2012  /  International, Missions  /  No Comments

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THE NETHERLANDS (WordNews.org) Dec. 28, 2012 — Drake Williams became a Christian when he was a lad in Sunday school. School’s been an important part of his life ever since, from Sunday school to divinity school. Williams went back to school to receive his Master of Divinity and doctorate and now is the vice president […]

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Which retailers are “naughty” when it comes to Christmas

By   /  November 17, 2012  /  Featured, Missions  /  No Comments

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TUPELO, Missouri (WordNews.org) Nov. 17, 2012 – With less than a week before Black Friday, shoppers will soon be rushing home with their treasures. The American Family Association is once again providing a list of companies “naughty” or “nice” when it comes to greeting shoppers this Christmas – or “holiday” – season. “We have taken […]

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