The summer’s flying by, and CFI’s “Break the Chains” benefit concert is just over a month away!
On Saturday, September 3, CFI will partner with the Irish music sensation, Bluetree, to make a difference for hundreds of suffering believers around the world. “Break the Chains” will not only financially support persecuted Christians in countries like Burma and Pakistan, but will also help raise awareness of the alarming crisis of persecution. This event will be held at the Kewadin Resorts in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan at 7:00 p.m. EST (doors open… Read more
Christian radio station Smile FM, home of “Michigan’s Positive Hits,” has selected Christian Freedom International as a featured ministry on the station’s “Making a Difference” tour.
As part of the promotion, the station has asked listeners to nominate various non-profit organizations that are making a difference in Michigan. Incredibly, Christian Freedom International was chosen as the ministry that will be featured by the station on August 12, 2011.
The day will begin with the station’s live morning show, broadcasted from CFI’s Sault Ste. Marie headquarters, from 8-10:00 am. From 1-4:00… Read more
Like many other children suffering under the burden of persecution in Burma, young “Percilla” DaGay Moo was one of dozens of orphans who received loving care in CFI’s Mae Sot, Thailand orphanage. In 2008, Percilla and her extended family were finally offered the opportunity to relocate in the United States, where they began a new life in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
CFI volunteer Mike Potter, who had been one of Percilla’s teachers in the orphanage, recently contacted Percilla, now a young woman who has just completed high school. Mike was able… Read more
When Michigan resident Will Buehler saw a news story one day about CFI’s work among persecuted Christians in China, he was instantly impressed by the organization. Will and his wife, Patty, had adopted a young girl from China, and CFI was working in the region of the country where she’d been born. CFI had also just relocated its headquarters to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, a town where Will had previously attended school.
He sent a note to CFI president Jim Jacobson, commending CFI for its work in China and other… Read more
A mob of angry Muslims surrounded the St. George’s Church in Upper Egypt last week, threatening to kill the priest for defying a ban that restricted church construction.
Father George Thabet, who was serving morning mass, was locked inside the church along with numerous parishioners, while the mob outside reportedly began yelling chants to “kill the priest” and to “cut him to pieces.” The incident stemmed from an earlier conflict in March 2011, when Muslims had first begun pressuring church officials to stop construction on the building, despite the fact… Read more