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News, essays and press releases on MissionsBox.org provide our readers with insights and prayer points into how nonprofits, faith-based organizations, government entities or other relevant companies or people are interacting with the world around them that’s often filled with negative news.

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Celebrating the Life of Open Doors Founder Brother Andrew (1928-2022)

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SANTA ANA, CA — Celebrating the life of Brother Andrew, Open Doors founder and God's Smuggler who passed away aged 94. We honour his life, legacy and love of his Lord. In this video, he shares how he wanted to be remembered. [video width="1352" height="720"...Continue reading

Open Doors Founder and Famed Bible Smuggler ‘Brother Andrew’ Dies at Age 94

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SANTA ANA, CA — Anne Van der Bijl, the founder of international nonprofit Open Doors, and known around the world as "Brother Andrew," died at the age of 94 at his home in the Netherlands, according to a family spokesperson. Photo...Continue reading

St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church Holds a Community Car Wash

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STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — August 13, 2022, Gospel for Asia (GFA World, founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, whose heart to love and help the poor has inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada) partner St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church (BEC) parish hosted a Community...Continue reading

Syrian Alaa Finds a Better Future

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AL-HWASH, SYRIA — When Alaa was displaced because of the Syrian war, he found a brighter future through a Centre of Hope, which helped him to establish a sawmill business. Alaa: “It’s an indescribable feeling for someone to be displaced,...Continue reading

Seeds of Hope for Lebanon

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LEBANON — A field ministry team with Christian charity Help The Persecuted in Lebanon reports declining conditions across the country — from massive shortages of necessities for survival: food, fuel, electricity, and medicines to the increase of violence and political unrest. At the same time,...Continue reading

Thousands Encounter God at ‘This Is The Day’ Worship Event in Budapest

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BUDAPEST, HUNGARY — Tens of thousands of people came together July 23 at the Puskás Aréna in Budapest in Hungary for a major worship event called This Is The Day. The goal was for believers to lift up the name of Jesus in a display...Continue reading

Kadidja’s Mercy Ships Story

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SENEGAL, WEST AFRICA — When Kadidja was born with a cleft lip, her mother, Ramata, was told they were out of options. The family's limited resources meant an expensive surgery wasn't possible. Instead, Kadidja would grow up with a condition that made it harder to...Continue reading

Supporting Ukrainian Churches Throughout the War

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UKRAINE — The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) continues to resource churches as they serve the needs of people across Ukraine impacted by the ongoing conflict. As soon as the war began the WEA set up a fund to help support the churches to provide vital...Continue reading

Revival Fire is Burning Again

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PENSACOLA, FL — Revival Fire is Burning again! It's your time for a powerful encounter with God! Make your plans to attend Christ for All Nations (CfaN) FREE to ALL conference, 'Light the Fire Again' this September 7-10 in Pensacola. They are gathering the mothers...Continue reading

Search For Jesus Reaches Millions Online

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CHARLOTTE, USA — In 2012, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association launched Search for Jesus as a ministry where website users could not only find the truth of the Gospel but also interact with trained volunteers to ask questions or to be discipled. Today, PeaceWithGod.net websites...Continue reading

CT CityFest with Andrew Palau Set for August 27 and 28 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT, CT — More than 175 churches, organizations, and businesses throughout Southwest Connecticut have come together to throw a party for the region. They're calling it CT CityFest with Andrew Palau. With a special emphasis on unity, hope, and good news, the free two-day festival...Continue reading

Doctor and Family Follow Christ’s Call to Serve in Kenya

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BOMET, KENYA — Pediatric surgeon Dr John Fitzwater, travelling alongside his wife and children, serves as a short-term volunteer at Tenwek Hospital through World Medical Mission. Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals support and strengthen the work of Samaritan's Purse partner hospitals around the world. [video...Continue reading

New Open Doors Prayer App Connects American Believers with Persecuted Christians Around the World

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SANTA ANA, CA — A new mobile prayer app developed by Christian persecution watchdog, Open Doors USA, gives users the ability to connect with persecuted Christians suffering for their faith. Available for free in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, the Open Doors...Continue reading

Women’s Ministry in the Republic of Moldova

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REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA — A women's ministry was organized in the Republic of Moldova, which has verse 11 from Psalm 68 as its motto: “ The Lord giveth the word: the women that publish the tidings are a great host.” Women, regardless of denomination, of...Continue reading

We’re Biting Back at ‘Earth’s Deadliest Creature’ Reports Gospel for Asia

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WILLS POINT, TX – It's the world's deadliest creature -- and it's probably hovering near your home. The tiny mosquito kills more people around the world every year than any other animal, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). "It's so deadly, it...Continue reading

Christian Radio Station in Ghana Rises From the Ashes to Go Back on Air

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SABOBA, NOTHERN GHANA — When a Christian radio station in Northern Ghana was completely destroyed in a fire, the entire community in the Saboba region was devastated as this broadcast ministry had become their lifeline. But when people around the world heard this devastating news...Continue reading

Chaplains Pray With Thousands Impacted by War in Ukraine

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UKRAINE — A team of Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains is seeing a growing openness to the Gospel as they minister to thousands of people throughout Ukraine impacted by the war. Over the past five months they've trained 200 Ukrainian chaplains, prayed with over...Continue reading

Gideon’s Imprisonment – Eritrea

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BURKINA FASO, WEST AFRICA — In 2019, Abraham* and Joel’s* church was attacked by jihadists in a village in Burkino Faso in West Africa. The two young men survived, but the horror of what happened has traumatized them. Open Doors provides trauma care counseling for...Continue reading

North Texas Nonprofit ServingHIM Raises Funds to Expand Hospital Serving Ukrainian Refugees

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PLANO, TX — Texas-based Christian ministry and nonprofit organization ServingHIM (Healthcare International Ministries) announced today a one-month giving campaign to complete the expansion of Diaconia Baptist Hospital, a Romanian healthcare facility now serving Ukrainian refugees. A local donor group, the Friends of ServingHIM, has pledged...Continue reading

Joel and Abraham Survive Jihadist Attack in Burkino Faso

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BURKINA FASO, WEST AFRICA — In 2019, Abraham* and Joel’s* church was attacked by jihadists in a village in Burkino Faso in West Africa. The two young men survived, but the horror of what happened has traumatized them. Open Doors provides trauma care counseling for...Continue reading