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Billy Graham launches grassroots effort

By   /  January 9, 2013  /  Missions  /  No Comments

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

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

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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On a Mission: Matt McCarty dribbles for Haiti ministry

By   /  October 8, 2012  /  Featured, Missions  /  No Comments

HAITI (WordNews.org) Oct. 8, 2012 – For the past three summers, Matt McCarty has traveled to Haiti on short-term mission trips, working in orphanages and providing education to mothers in an effort to keep families together. “Each time I have gone to Haiti, God has really stretched me spiritually,” McCarty said. In a few weeks […]

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On a Mission: David Worcester of Connect Pointe Ministries

By   /  September 18, 2012  /  Featured, Missions  /  No Comments

ALBANY, New York (WordNews.org) Sept. 18, 2012 – David Worcester started Connect Pointe Ministries earlier this year out of a “desire to see young people come to know Christ.” “I have a passion to see the church change in a direction that encourages young people in their faith,” said Worcester, executive director of Connect Pointe. […]

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On a mission: Jason Cooper of Jason Cooper Ministries

By   /  September 15, 2012  /  Featured, Missions  /  No Comments

SCHENECTADY, N.Y (WordNews.org) Sept. 16, 2012 – Jason Cooper said he started Jason Cooper Ministries after seeing leaders be “one-man” shows, something he says leads to “exhaustion, frustration and burnout. “Ephesians 4 gives us a list of leadership gifts given to the church for health, growth and success,” he said. “The church has not utilized […]

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College ministry leader: ‘Shift the campus, you’ll shift the world’

By   /  September 11, 2012  /  Featured, Missions, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

COLONIE, N.Y. (WordNews.org) Sept. 11, 2012 — Jeremy Story speaks rapidly about his vision to change the culture of America, one campus at a time. There’s a sense of urgency in his voice. And yet, he’s been doing this full-time for nearly half his life. At 37, he has 18 years under his belt leading […]

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UnashamedImpact: A social media revival

By   /  July 31, 2012  /  Missions  /  No Comments

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (WordNews.org) July 31, 2012 – The buzz started happening Saturday as @UnashamedImpact started trending on Twitter. People started to jump on board and shout out where they were Tweeting from, and where they were not ashamed. Today the group has nearly 1,400 Twitter followers. The person who launched the movement, Brittney Moses, […]

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