Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

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

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/13/2018 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

Research Institute Publishes Trove of Facts About Social Spending

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/13/2018 5:49:03 AM
Contact: James D. Agresti, President, Just Facts, 973-539-5280, emailCHATHAM, N.J., Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Just Facts, a non-profit research and educational institute, has published a goldmine of facts about social spending. This research contains comprehensive facts about an issue that has major implications for the future of the United States.Over the past century, government social programswhich provide healthcare, income security, education, nutritio Source: Just Facts

Michelle Williams: 'Self-Care Sometimes Means Saying No'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/13/2018 3:53:05 AM
Women's Conference Tackles Mental Health, Gender Equality and Domestic Violence Contact: Jordan Hora, 214-608-2006 DALLAS, Nov. 13, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Nearly 10,000 faith-minded businesswomen from 19 countries gathered at Bishop T.D. Jakes' Woman, Thou Art Loosed! Master Class conference to hone their skills across business, entertainment, healthcare, technology, finance and ministry. Jakes and his daughter, Sarah Jakes Roberts, hosted the event, which included talks from Cynth Source: DeMoss

Papal Nunciature Demonstration in D.C. While U.S. Bishops Convene in Baltimore

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/12/2018 3:46:01 AM
Contact: Missy Smith, 202-288-4984WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- While U.S. Bishops convene in Baltimore, Devout Catholics, including victims of abuse, will gather at the Vatican Embassy in Washington D.C., imploring Pope Francis to expose and remove the homosexual/pedophile cartel that exists within the U.S. Catholic Bishops. Event Details:Time: Monday, Nov 12, from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.Location: Apostolic Nunciature, 3339 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, Source: Society for Truth and Justice

Former Homeless Vet Shares His Story to Pay it Forward

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/12/2018 4:00:00 AM
Contact: Michael Smith, 701-630-1148 WEST FARGO, N.D., Nov. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Former homeless vet shares his story of addiction, mental illness, suicide attempts and redemption in his autobiography "The Gutter Gospel." God told me to pay it forward to those still suffering. To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some. I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its bl Source: mas investments

Black Friday Becomes Bless Friday® - Bless Friday Expands to South Texas

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/12/2018 2:00:00 AM
Contact: Chuck Fox, 713-502-6356 HOUSTON, Nov. 12, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Since 2010, Bless Friday® has provided an alternative to hectic Christmas shopping on the day after Thanksgiving. Churches and Christians in Houston, The Woodlands, Richmond, Trinity, and Cotulla, Texas and Seattle, Washington are preparing projects that honor Christ at Christmas on Friday, November 23 and also on Saturday the 24th. These churches encourage families and individuals to celebrate Bless Friday® as a Source: Bless Friday

Pastor-Mayor Comforts Thousand Oaks Community

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/9/2018 12:45:00 PM
Contact: Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Liberty@LC.org  VENTURA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Pastor Rob McCoy, who is also a member of the city council and acting mayor in Thousand Oaks, California, has been ministering to hurting people in that community after this week's tragic shooting. McCoy is the pastor of Godspeak Calvary Chapel Church and also the chaplain of the local rescue unit. Ironically, despite the good work of the church, a lawsuit fil Source: Liberty Counsel

Thousand Oaks Shooting: Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Offering Hope Amidst Tragedy

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/8/2018 8:26:03 AM
Contact: Erik Ogren, 704-401-2117, eogren@bgea.orgCHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 8, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains are on-site in Thousand Oaks, Calif., where a gunman opened fire at the Borderline Bar & Grill last night. News reports indicate that 12 people, including a law enforcement officer who responded, were murdered in the attack. The gunman has also died."Words can't begin to describe the pain of such a sudden and brutal attack," s Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

Archbishop Cordileone to Offer Mass for Homeless Faithful Departed

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/7/2018 8:00:00 AM
Contact: Valerie Schmalz, 415-614-5571 SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- When they die, who remembers the chronically homeless and often mentally ill and alcoholic or drug addicted men and women who wandered our streets? Often, no one. In many cases, no one around them even knew their real names. But they are children of God. Therefore, on Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m., San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone will offer a special Mass of the Dead for Our Homeless Breth Source: Archdiocese of San Francisco

'NBA Wives' Former Member Pens Inspirational Book

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/6/2018 4:09:04 AM
Author and Speaker Siohvaughn Funches Releases "You Gotta Let God Finish!" Contact: Dr. Funches, A Woman's Worth Foundation, Inc., 678-653-2326, info@awowwoman.comATLANTA, Nov. 6, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A former NBA wife, who once sported high heels and money as the source of her power and self-esteem, offers readers a beautiful garment of praise to God who faithfully raised her from the ashes of a failed life in center court. Photo: Siohvaughn Funches-Wade r Source: A Woman's Worth Foundation, Inc.

Retirement Reformation Movement Aims to Transform Lives and Mobilize Untapped Golden-Years Army

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/5/2018 3:58:03 AM
Shockingly, most Christians plan to do 'nothing' when they stop working, but Bruce Bruinsma hopes a 'seniors summit' will change all that and spark a revolution of devotion and serviceContact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com; Press Kit: bit.ly/RetirementReformationCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The American church's giant isn't sleeping, but it's busy playing golf and taking life easy in retirement, according to the man Source: InChrist Communications

Crowdfunding the Persecuted Church

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid11/5/2018 2:11:00 AM
Contact: Robert Dobyns, 936-443-5020 CONROE, Texas, Nov. 5, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- The 2018 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church was observed by tens of millions of Christians worldwide on Sunday, November 4th. Now many of those believers are seeking tangible ways to help their brothers & sisters in Christ and local churches & ministries which are embedded in areas where persecution is a daily reality. With that purpose in mind, Cubinero, Inc., a 501(c)3 charitable o Source: Cubinero, Inc.

IRD Rejoices Over Asia Bibi Acquittal, Concerned for Pakistani Christians

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid10/31/2018 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

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid10/31/2018 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

Texas Church's Cattle Drive Beefs Up Community Food Pantry Help for the Hungry

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid10/31/2018 5:06:01 AM
Denton Bible Church volunteer ranchers provide free, high-quality meat through unique Cattle Ministry programContact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.comDENTON, Texas, Oct. 31, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- According to Psalm 50, the cattle on a thousand hills belong to God, and a Texas church is rounding some of them up to feed his people. The range-riding Cattle Ministry begun at Denton Bible Church (DBC, www.dentonbible.org) is believed to be the only one of its k Source: InChrist Communications