Keys for Kids Ministries’ ‘Uncle Charlie’ Dies at 84

Keys for Kids Ministries’ ‘Uncle Charlie’ Dies at 84

(Keys for Kids/Mission Network News) — It is with deep sadness, but great hopefulness, that Keys for Kids Ministries (formerly Children’s Bible Hour) announces the passing of Charlie VanderMeer (a.k.a. Uncle Charlie). He passed away quietly at his home on Friday, February 22, 2019, following a recent fall. “It’s not what you know, it’s who […]

‘Nobody Wants to Listen to That’: Street Preacher Arrested in London for ‘Breach of the Peace’

‘Nobody Wants to Listen to That’: Street Preacher Arrested in London for ‘Breach of the Peace’

LONDON — A video posted to social media on Sunday captures police in London arresting a man who had been preaching on the sidewalk outside of Southgate Station, telling him that “you’re disturbing people’s day” and “nobody wants to listen to that.” The man was taken into custody after refusing to “go away.” The name […]

Gospel Unites 1,600 Former Criminals in El Salvador’s ‘Miracle Prison’

Gospel Unites 1,600 Former Criminals in El Salvador’s ‘Miracle Prison’

(Evangelical Focus) — El Salvador, a small country in Central America, has seen how faith in Jesus brings reconciliation between enemies. In the San Francisco Gotera penitentiary, members of the “maras” gangs MS-13, 18-Surenos and 18-Revolucionarios not only coexist but come together to worship Christ. A team of journalists of Spanish-speaking newspaper El País has […]

Church Plants Arise Out of Audio Scripture Listening Groups in Mexico

Church Plants Arise Out of Audio Scripture Listening Groups in Mexico

Mexico (Mission News News) — Approximately 129 million people fill Mexico’s borders, and many of them are oral learners. This means they gain better understanding when new information is spoken rather than written down. When oral learners hear Scripture in their heart language, lives change. Joshua Harrison with Audio Scripture Ministries says the Church is […]

Pastor Responds to Claims That Papuan Korowai Tribe’s Way of Life Being ‘Wiped Out’ by Christian Missionaries

Pastor Responds to Claims That Papuan Korowai Tribe’s Way of Life Being ‘Wiped Out’ by Christian Missionaries

A pastor and missionary who has lived among the Korowai tribe in Papua, Indonesia for 12 years has responded to claims from a Russian photographer who looked for tribal members as he hiked through the rainforest during a 15-day visit that Christian missionaries are wiping out the Korowai and their way of life. “The media […]

Four New Jordanian Christians From Muslim Backgrounds Brave Public Baptism

Four New Jordanian Christians From Muslim Backgrounds Brave Public Baptism

Jordan (Mission Network News) — Four new believers in Jordan just took an unprecedented step of faith: they were baptized. “It was just a beautiful, beautiful ceremony,” shares Samuel of Redemptive Stories. “They each got up and told their stories about how they had come to faith in Christ. We worshipped together and then had […]

Missions Organization Defends John Chau’s Aim to Reach the Sentinelese With the Gospel

Missions Organization Defends John Chau’s Aim to Reach the Sentinelese With the Gospel

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A missions organization in Missouri is providing a defense in light of criticisms against American missionary John Chau, who was killed last month while seeking to reach an isolated tribal group on North Sentinel Island. Pam Arlund of All Nations told Christian Today that the organization was aware that Chau was […]