Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Invitation to Sign Letter Opposing Persecution

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/18/2018 11:39:00 AM
Contact: ChinaAid Media Office, 432-553-1080, media@chinaaid.org    MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Recently, an unprecedented letter, signed by nearly 400 Chinese church leaders who risked everything, including their freedoms, their churches, and their lives, was released. Called A Declaration for the Sake of the Christian Faith, it openly condemns the Chinese government's persecution of Christians and reiterates an obligation to continue teaching the B Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Harvest-time Spotlight for Texas Church's Volunteer Garden Helping Plant More Feeding Programs

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/18/2018 7:52:05 AM
Congregations across country replicate Denton Bible Church's Community Garden -- nation's largest -- growing fruits and vegetables for the homeless and hungryContact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.comDENTON, Texas, Sept. 18, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- As fall harvest season approaches, a green-fingered Texas church is teaching other congregations how to be fruitfulliterallyjust as the Bible says. Churches across the country are replicating Denton Source: InChrist Communications

MOPS Intl. and International Justice Mission Partner to Seek Justice

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/13/2018 9:35:00 AM
The Justice Collective from MOPS and IJM invites moms worldwide to join global justice movement Contact: Elizabeth Billups, MOPS International, 303-696-2780 DENVER, Sept. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- MOPS International is partnering with International Justice Mission (IJM) to help moms worldwide explore ways they can seek justice in their neighborhood or around the globe. "We know our moms have a heart for changing the world for good, so we created a small-group discussion gui Source: MOPS International

Kairos Prison Ministry Named '2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit' by GreatNonprofits

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/13/2018 4:35:03 AM
Award based on Outstanding Online Reviews Contact: Diane Harris, Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc., 407-600-4904 DEBRAY, Fla., Sept. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. ("Kairos"), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announced today it has been named a "2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit" by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. Kairos Prison Ministry is a ministry whose mission is to share the lov Source: Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc.

Local Foundation Weighs in Against Civil Forfeiture

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/12/2018 6:21:03 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245, info@morallaw.org     MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law, an Alabama-based nonprofit organization, filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Timbs v. Alabama, arguing that civil forfeiture is unfair and unconstitutional.Timbs had been convicted of selling drugs valued at $225 and was sentenced to a year of house arrest, five years probation, and payment of f Source: Foundation for Moral Law

American Heritage Girls to Celebrate 2018 National Day of Service

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/12/2018 6:30:00 AM
Faith-based non-profit donates gifts of service in honor of 23rd birthday Contact: Megan Rose, American Heritage Girls, 513-771-2025 ext 168, rosem@ahgonline.org CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- American Heritage Girls (AHG) will demonstrate its passion for faith, service, and fun by volunteering at three Cincinnati area non-profits on September 14, 2018 in honor of their National Day of Service. To kick off this nationwide celebration that embraces Christian v Source: American Heritage Girls

Kairos Prison Ministry to Hold First Kairos Outside Program in Lewes, Delaware

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/11/2018 6:30:02 AM
"Kairos Outside Delmarva" program will help women who have been impacted by incarceration to heal Contact: Diane Harris, Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc., 407-600-4904 DEBRAY, Fla., Sept. 11, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. ("Kairos"), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announces the start of a Kairos Outside Program located in Lewes, Delaware beginning Friday, October 19th. The Weekend event will be the first Kairos Outside Weekend in Source: Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc.

Churches Growing in Indonesia Despite Islamic Attacks

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/10/2018 10:52:00 AM
Contact: Stefan J. Bos, +36 70 31 71 611 JAKARTA, INDONESIA, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ Millions of Indonesians are becoming Christians, often secretly as militants continue to kill devoted believers, according to an investigation by Christian news agency BosNewsLife. At least three to four million Christians "turned to Christ" over the past year, but the government refuses to recognize this trend in the world's largest Muslim nation, said Christian officials with close knowledge Source: BosNewsLife News Agency

Beijing House Church Must Close Doors, Authorities Say

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/10/2018 9:26:05 AM
Contact: ChinaAid Media Office, 432-553-1080, media@chinaaid.org    BEIJING, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- When one of Beijing's largest underground churches first refused to install surveillance cameras that would allow authorities to spy on their activities, they didn't know it would end Sunday with officials storming into their church building and legally shutting it down.Photo: People gather outside Zion Church on Sept. 9 after it was banned by authorities. Photo Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Kairos Prison Ministry to Hold First Kairos Torch Program at Atlanta Youth Development Center

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/10/2018 8:27:03 AM
"Atlanta Torch" program will help break the cycle of recidivism with incarcerated youth Contact: Diane Harris, Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc., 407-629-4948 DEBRAY, Fla., Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. ("Kairos"), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announces the Kairos Torch Weekend for incarcerated youth to be held at the Atlanta Youth Development Center in Atlanta, Georgia, beginning September 21st. The Weekend will be th Source: Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc.

Catholic Citizens Calls for Action on Sex Abuse Scandal

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/10/2018 2:32:00 AM
Contact: Mary Anne Hackett, Catholic Citizens of Illinois, 708-354-5373 CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- As an organization of the faithful laity, Catholic Citizens of Illinois, relying on Canon Law (No. 212, #3): Christ's faithful have the right, indeed at times the duty to manifest to the sacred Pastors their view on matters for the good of the Church, calls upon Cardinal Blase Cupich and Pope Francis to thoroughly and objectively investigate the grave allegations raised by Source: Catholic Citizens of Illinois

David Jeremiah Announces Fall Tour with OVERCOMER Theme

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/7/2018 9:44:01 AM
Dr. David Jeremiah shares how people can overcome life's everyday challenges with the power of God on his newest national tourThousands gather for a hope-filled night of Unstoppable Strength, Unmovable Faith and Unbelievable PowerContact: Shannon, Turning Point, 619-258-3600, smann@davidjeremiah.orgLAKESIDE, Calif., Sept. 7, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Turning Point for God is pleased to announce the schedule for Doctor David Jeremiah's 2018 Fall tour. The OVERCOMER website has launched Source: Turning Point

Kairos Prison Ministry to Hold First Kairos Inside Program at Joseph Harp Correction Center in Lexington, Oklahoma

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/7/2018 9:45:00 AM
Studies have shown program reduces inmate recidivism and improves the prison environment Contact: Diane Harris, Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc., 407-629-4948 DEBRAY, Fla., Sept. 7, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. ("Kairos"), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, announces the start of a Kairos Inside Program at Joseph Harp Correctional Center located in Lexington, Oklahoma beginning Thursday, October 11th. The Weekend event will be the fir Source: Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc.

Holsten Installed as President of Mission Aviation Fellowship

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/14/2018 6:00:00 AM
Photos are available here. Contact: Chris Burgess, Mission Aviation Fellowship, 208-498-0786, 208-391-9976 mobile, cburgess@maf.org NAMPA, Idaho, Sept. 14, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- David Holsten, a veteran missionary pilot-mechanic and former regional director of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) in Indonesia, was inaugurated as the organization's ninth president and CEO in a Friday morning ceremony at MAF headquarters in Nampa, Idaho. Photo: David Holsten at the Bime airstrip in Source: Mission Aviation Fellowship

Literacy Training -- the Life-Transforming Tool That is Impacting Communities

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/6/2018 9:00:04 AM
International Literacy Day underscores how, in helping people learn to read, GFA brings practical help and spiritual hope to many on the fringes of societyContact: Gregg Wooding, 972-567-7660, gwooding@inchristcommunications.com WILLS POINT, Texas, Sept. 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- In many parts of the world, being unable to read isn't just an inconvenienceit's a potentially deadly handicap that GFA (Gospel for Asia, www.gfa.org) is working hard to help eradicate.Though th Source: InChrist Communications