John Piper: Join Me in Soul-Satisfaction in God

A song of ascents. Of David. O Lord, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me. O Israel, hope in the Lord from this time forth and forevermore. (Psalm 131:1-3)


Hand of Hope: Sharing the Love of Christ in the Middle East

We recently received an update on behalf of one of our partners on the ground responding to the crisis in Iraq: He visited an area where most of the Christians who fled from Qarakosh and Mousel are taking refuge. It was heart breaking seeing thousands upon thousands of displaced Iraqis.





Helping to Spread the Good News of the Gospel

Today, the American Center for Law & Justice filed a "friend of the court" brief with the United States Supreme Court in a First Amendment case of great importance:Reed v. Town of Gilbert. As explained below, the decision in this case will have enormous implications for the exercise of fundamental liberties in our country, specifically, the free speech rights of churches to share the Gospel publicly and to speak on equal terms with others.

You Can Still Serve God in An Assisted Living Center

Q: I feel so useless. I used to be very active in my church, but I'm old now and confined to an assisted living facility, and I can't do anything. Sometimes I can't see any reason for living, but I guess God doesn't see it that way or He'd take me to heaven.

Can the Church Help Bring An End to Global Poverty?

World VisionExternal Link will partner with Sojourners, the Micah Challenge and the National Latino Evangelical Coalition to host a prayer vigil with U.S. church leaders as the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) begins.

Help Through Hard Times: Making a True Difference

As a pastor for more than three decades, I've heard more than a few stories of heartache and hurt. Health scares, financial woes, relationship valleys: everyone I know is going through a hard time to some extent, and probably everyone you know is as well.

Did These Six Strangleholds Have a Death Grip on Your Ministry?

You know that “your ministry is perfectly designed to produce the results you are currently experiencing (Andy Stanley).” You know the well-worn path never arrives at a new destination. You even know Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity: “Doing the same thing again and again and expecting different results.”


Dr. Kent Brantly Testified before the United States Senate and Met with President Obama for Africa

Thanks for praying for Dr. Kent Brantly as he testified before the United States Senate yesterday about Ebola. Kent and his wife Amber also met with the president. Today, in front of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Kent said, "As a survivor of Ebola, it is not only my privilege, but my duty to be a voice for those in West Africa who continue to face the mounting devastation of Ebola."






Patriots Remember 9/11 While Visiting Alaska

Immediately after Islamic terrorists slammed commercial airliners into the twin towers at the World Trade Center, Tito, a first responder with the New York Police Department, rushed to the scene.

Dr. Kent Brantly: Remember God’s Goodness

A robust standing ovation greeted Dr. Kent Brantly, his wife Amber, their children, and many members of their extended family as they arrived today to address staff at Samaritan’s Purse international headquarters in Boone, North Carolina.