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Great Commission agencies unite to ‘Reclaim’ focus on taking the Gospel everywhere

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  Church, Education, Evangelism, Events, Featured, International, Missions  /  No Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (WordNews.org) – An alliance of globally focused ministries has designated May 20, 2018, as the third annual International Day for the Unreached. This one-day event is intended to inspire and mobilize Christians to reach out to more than 2 billion people around the world who have yet to hear the gospel, organizers […]

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Evangelism Explosion Launches ‘Equip America’ initiative

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  Church, Evangelism, Events, Featured, Missions  /  No Comments

ARDEN, N.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 3, 2018 – Evangelism Explosion International, a nondenominational evangelism ministry founded by the late Dr. D. James Kennedy, has launched an initiative called Equip America that organizers say is designed to train individuals “to share the most exciting gift they have: their faith,” EE will partner with local churches in cities […]

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‘Best Christian Workplaces’ in 2017 announced

By   /  February 4, 2017  /  Church, Education, Featured, Missions, Pro-life  /  No Comments

MERCER ISLAND, Washington (WordNews.org) Feb. 5, 2017 – The Best Christian Workplaces list for 2017 has been announced, and 78 organizations have been named. The organizations being Certified Bast Christian Workplaces by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute including Christian camps and conference centers, schools and churches. The institute is an international nonprofit, research-based, organizational development and […]

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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

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

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

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

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

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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