LFTL Helps Women "Say Hello"

Muslim women make up 10 percent of the world’s population — standing should-to-shoulder, they would wrap around the world at least 11 times — and nearly all of them have never heard a clear presentation of the gospel.  Lynda Hausfeld, the founder and director of Say Hello: Serving Muslim Women, says the solution to reaching … [Read more…]

Bouncing Back from Twin Tragedies

Cynthia Mitsue Ishihara wants to assure potential converts that the Christian life isn’t just about peace, love, and contentment. Christians must withstand heartache and pain, and Ishihara has endured her share of both this year. Ishihara’s husband, Abraham, started Calstar Assembly of God in San Jose, California, in 1985. Over the years, the church engaged … [Read more…]

A Gift to the Region

The crowds flocking to Sunday evening’s young adult services are already jamming the parking lot at Bakersfield City Center. But the vision Canyon Hills Assembly of God has for this Southern California development go far beyond revitalizing a defunct Montgomery Ward department store. The megachurch’s plans include remodeling the 165,000-square-foot facility so it can serve … [Read more…]

A Survivor's Victory

The trauma of combat wounds represents a long-term battle for many veterans. Survivors endure much torment. Roger Helle, executive director of Teen Challenge of the Mid-South (TCMS) in Chattanooga, Tennessee, relates well to men and women trapped in various addictions. As one who suffered serious war wounds, the U.S. Marine veteran understands their pain and … [Read more…]

New Prayer Center Brings College Together

Faculty and students alike at Trinity Bible College and Graduate School (TBC) in Ellendale, North Dakota, are excited about the completion and dedication of their new $2.5 million, 12,000-square foot prayer center on campus — for both spiritual and practical reasons. Made possible through the full donation by alumnus Reuben Liechty and his wife, Clarice, … [Read more…]

Redeeming Lost Pregnancies

“I can’t find a heartbeat. I’m sorry.” Celeste Austin listened to her doctor’s devastating words. At the age of 29, she and Wade, her husband of three years, had been thrilled about the couple’s first pregnancy. It should have been a normal checkup. Now the horrifying truth sank in. No warnings, no symptoms, no more … [Read more…]

Aiming High

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of PE News articles on people in the Assemblies of God under the age of 20 who are making an impact in their communities. Participating in long-range shooting competitions is common for ex-military snipers and shooting instructors. But who would think a 10-year-old boy could outshoot the … [Read more…]