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Ukraine in a Picture

Ukraine in a Picture

March 2, 2015 at 8:37 pm 1 comment
‘We need to turn back to the Bible’

‘We need to turn back to the Bible’

March 2, 2015 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

Longtime leader wants Christians to remember priorities KIEV, Ukraine – On March 5, 1953, Kiev police arrested a Christian youth leader named Vladimir Glukhovskyy. That Sunday morning, as the 27-year-old railroad worker sat waiting for his prison sentence, a news bulletin hit the police station radio like lightning. Josef StalinRead More

Video: Urban ministry in Cleveland

October 27, 2014 at 10:41 pm 0 comments

Main story: Cleveland prays Related story: The Great Commission at street level

James Warmack

The Great Commission at street level

October 27, 2014 at 10:38 pm 1 comment

When James Warmack was 17, a staff member from Greater Cleveland Youth For Christ took him to the new Metro Alliance Church and introduced him to Pastor Juri Ammari. That began a relationship that has endured some dark days, and that illustrates the hard work of carrying out the GreatRead More

Pastor Juri Ammari (right) of Metro Alliance Church, with Pastor Ron Morrison of Hope Alliance Bible Church of nearby Maple Heights, Ohio.

Cleveland prays

October 27, 2014 at 10:36 pm 3 comments

A diverse movement is unifying churches and impacting neighborhoods /   At 3 o’clock on a Wednesday afternoon in Cleveland, the kingdom of God breaks out. A schoolteacher and two pastors from different denominations are talking at the kitchen table in the Family Ministry Center, where they share workspace. JulieRead More

Friendship Centre sets table for spiritual conversations

Friendship Centre sets table for spiritual conversations

October 16, 2014 at 11:56 am 0 comments

Some names changed for security reasons BIRMINGHAM, England – At the Friendship Centre here in the seat of England’s Industrial Revolution, just talking over cups of tea can prove revolutionary for people seated at the table. Ellen, who recently arrived from Yemen with her new husband, dropped by the OpenRead More

Tensions run high in Central African Republic

Tensions run high in Central African Republic

October 13, 2014 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Amid ongoing violence, some Muslims find help … from Christians / Gamboula, Central African Republic – When a death squad came to the mission hospital here a few months ago, its leaders demanded to go inside and massacre all of the Muslim patients. What they didn’t know was, none wereRead More

Life, fear and faith in Ukraine

Life, fear and faith in Ukraine

September 5, 2014 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

During a recent U.S. visit, a Ukrainian wife and mom talks about what day-to-day life is like as her homeland faces an uncertain future.

Hays Pure Water makes hope flow

Hays Pure Water makes hope flow

September 3, 2014 at 9:49 pm 0 comments

Hays Pure Water Offers Life from Crossfield News on Vimeo. WASHINGTON, Iowa – The little graves dotting the rural African village gave John Hays all the proof he needed that he had brought his crazy invention to the right place. It was 2006, at a leper colony in Tanzania. TheRead More

Pure water in, pure water out

Pure water in, pure water out

September 3, 2014 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

Small business boosts Hays Pure Water Foundation’s bottom line BURLINGTON, Iowa — Of all the places TJ Widbin would love to visit, the back of a semi trailer stacking bottled water probably doesn’t make the list. But today, the 26-year-old software salesman is doing his other job – delivering bottlesRead More