SEOUL — The Rev. Cho Yong-gi, the charismatic founder of one of the world’s largest megachurches whose preaching of “can-do positive thinking” helped fuel the explosive growth of Christianity in war-ravaged South Korea, died on Tuesday at a hospital in Seoul. He was 85. Mr. Cho, an emeritus pastor atContinue Reading

“During the night, as God directed, they prepared, they put on their shoes. They packed water in their clothes. And they prepared for the journey. They stacked their mattresses in a corner as I understand it and prepared to leave. When they sensed the timing was right, they found aContinue Reading

Two of the 17 people with an American missionary group who were kidnapped in Haiti more than a month ago have been released, the organization said Sunday. The hostages, who included women and children, were seized by one of Haiti’s most fearsome gangs on Oct. 16 as the missionary groupContinue Reading

Christian Aid Ministries reported revenue of more than $130 million in 2019, according to its latest available tax filings. Almost all of that revenue came from contributions. The group is involved in 126 countries around the world. Mr. Miller, who also serves on the board of a smaller relief groupContinue Reading

As many as 17 Christian missionaries from the United States and their family members, including children, were kidnapped on Saturday by a gang in Port-au-Prince as they were leaving an orphanage, according to Haitian security officials. Details of the kidnapping remained unclear, but local officials said the missionaries were abductedContinue Reading