International

World Toilet Day Spotlights GFA's Life-Changing Provision of Basic Facilities

International11/13/2018 6:20:05 AM
Global focus brings attention to Gospel for Asia's efforts to improve health and well-being by helping provide simple essentials Contact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.com WILLS POINT, Texas, Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Ribbon-cutting ceremonies typically mark the opening of a grand new building, but in Asia they can even celebrate a more modest, but life-changing constructionof a simple outhouse. Photo: Local residen Source: InChrist Communications

Marking Seven Decades of Ministry, Leading Gospel Broadcaster Declares That 'Radio Still Rocks'

International11/13/2018 6:03:05 AM
Despite claims by some that radio is dying, it remains at heart of FEBC's pioneering ministry, even as it uses new-tech pathways to share the gospelContact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.comLA MIRADA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- As it marks 70 years of proclaiming the gospel to some of the farthest corners of the world, FEBC (Far East Broadcasting Company, www.febc.org), the pioneering Christian broadcaster, is in a Mark Twain moment.Ph Source: InChrist Communications

Co-founder of Kenya's Largest Orphanage and School Campus Dies

International11/8/2018 4:54:01 AM
Contact: Sarah Larsen, International Projects Coordinator, Heroes of the Nation, 719-649-9696, sarah@htn.org NYAHURURU, Kenya, Nov. 8, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Weston Gitonga, one of East Africa's most dynamic and beloved spiritual leaders, has passed away at age sixty-one. Weston was man of great wisdom and a father to thousands of leaders all over Africa. He was bishop over many churches and co-founder (with Harold Eberle) of twelve Destiny Bible Colleges throughout East Africa. Weston Source: Heroes of the Nation

United Bible Societies and the WCC Offer New Insights on the Bible in Christian Traditions

International11/8/2018 4:49:00 AM
Contact: Gunnar Mägi, +372-503-4980, gmagi@biblesocieties.org SWINDON, United Kingdom/GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 8, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- United Bible Societies (UBS) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) have released a joint publication entitled Your Word Is Truth: The Bible in 10 Christian Traditions. The book is a collection of essays by theologians and historians on how the Bible is used and understood in various traditions.Focusing on ten streams of historic Christianity Source: United Bible Societies

Rising Wave of Support for Unreached Peoples Brings Hope of Global Flood of New Believers

International11/5/2018 8:54:03 AM
International Day for the Unreached drive gains further traction with addition of four new organizing partners, bringing years of Great Commission passion and experience to campaignContact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.comCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A campaign to concentrate focus on reaching those who have yet to hear the gospel is gaining further momentum with the addition of four more leading missions groups to i Source: InChrist Communications

IRD Rejoices Over Asia Bibi Acquittal, Concerned for Pakistani Christians

International10/31/2018 9:31:05 AM
Contact: Chelsen Vicari, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-682-4131, 540-239-2170 cell, cvicari@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Institute on Religion and Democracy is rejoicing over news of Pakistan's Supreme Court overturning the death penalty conviction of Aasiya Noreen, commonly known as Asia Bibi, a Christian Pakistani woman falsely accused of blasphemy against Islam. Bibi has been imprisoned in a Pakistani jail since 2010. She was arrested afte Source: Institute on Religion & Democracy

Pakistani Christians Call for Prayer, Christian Service in Midst of Violence After Asia Bibi Acquittal

International10/31/2018 5:13:00 AM
'As a Praying People, Let Us Trust God,' Say Christians Bracing for Violence in 5th-Most Dangerous Country Contact: Christine Cape, 770-813-0000 SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Christians on the ground in Pakistan tell Open Doors USA partners that they are calling on their fellow Christians across Pakistan to pray and offer themselves for public service as violent protests break out in the wake of the Pakistan Supreme Court's astounding acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Source: DeMoss

Judicial Watch: Documents Show State Department Links to George Soros' Open Society Foundation - Romania

International10/30/2018 11:11:04 AM
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188   WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch released 49 pages of new State Department documents showing top Soros representatives in Romania collaborating with the State Department in a program jointly funded by, among others, Soros's Open Society Foundations Romania and USAID, called the "Open Government Partnership."The documents were obtained thanks to a March 2018 Judicial Watch Fre Source: Judicial Watch

In the Wake of Pittsburgh Tragedy, PJTN Leader Calls for Prayer and Public Denouncement of Replacement Theology as a Growing Fuel of Anti-Semitism in America

International10/29/2018 10:31:05 AM
Contact: Jackie Monaghan, PJTN Communications Director, 615-646-5990, morningstarpr@comcast.net NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Laurie Cardoza-Moore, founder of nationally recognized "watchdog" group Proclaiming Justice To The Nations (PJTN), an organization which has remained continually active on the frontline confrontation of anti-Semitism for more than a decade, today issued a warning in the wake of Saturday's tragedy in Pittsburgh. Source: PJTN

Family Research Council Calls for National Day of Prayer and Reconciliation

International10/28/2018 8:36:03 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy, Family Research Council, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, who is traveling in the Middle East, released the following statement calling for a national day of prayer and reconciliation: "We join the nation in mourning those killed in the horrific synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. It's easy to feel helpless in the face of such acts of evil. But we can and must overcome the evil Source: Family Research Council

Congressional Prayer Conference of Washington DC Calls for Cooperation with All Worldwide Prayer Partners to a Special Repentance Prayer for America

International10/29/2018 9:10:00 AM
Contact: Pastor Wiley Drake, 714-865-8132 WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Congressional Prayer Conference is offering the following avenues of prayer to Pray America back to Repentance and a closer walk with God through Jesus: 1. "Telephonic Prayer Session" daily, Monday through Friday, 1-605-468-8016, Access code 399430# at 9:00 AM EST Source: Congressional Prayer Conferenc

Biblica Partners with Streetlights Team for Innovative Spanish-Language Bible Translation

International10/25/2018 7:32:04 AM
Nueva Version International translation to feature in creative presentation of God's Word for contemporary audience Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 25, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Biblica, the International Bible Society (www.biblica.com), is partnering with a multi-media urban ministry team to share the Bible's unchanging, relevant truth in an innovative way. Photo: Biblica, the International Bible Society, has licensed i Source: InChrist Communications

Christianity & National Security: Exploring Government's Divine Vocation

International10/24/2018 4:54:02 AM
Media Advisory Contact: Chelsen Vicari, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202-682-4131, 540-239-2170 cell, cvicari@TheIRD.org WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Institute on Religion & Democracy's quarterly publication Providence: A Journal of Christianity & American Foreign Policy will host a unique two-day conference at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center in Washington, D.C. on Christianity and National Security. Event Details: Who: Providen Source: Institute on Religion & Democracy

Sports Minister Who Fought the 2003 Olympic Committee Over Transgenders Applauds Trump's Decision

International10/23/2018 10:13:03 AM
Contact: 4 Winds USA, 608-469-7956 MADISON, Oct. 23, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Steve McConkey is the founder and president of 4 Winds USA, a ministry standing up for Christian athletes. In 2003, McConkey started fighting the International Olympic Committee for allowing transgenders in the Olympics. He was the only one who stood against this publicly. From there, the LGBT movement spread rapidly to state high school teams, the NCAA, NFL, NBA, MLB, and the military. McConkey has fought t Source: 4 WINDS USA

'Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey' Available Nov. 6 on DVD and Digital HD

International10/22/2018 8:34:05 AM
Contact: Lisa Moseley, 704-401-2116, lmoseley@bgea.org   CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Billy Graham: An Extraordinary Journey -- a film commemorating the life and impact of world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham -- will come to DVD and digital HD beginning Nov. 6.   "It's an extraordinary journey," said Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. "How God took a young boy off a farm in rural North Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc.