Joel News International is a weekly e-zine / journalistic newsletter that offers a high-quality selection of the most inspiring stories on the advance of God’s Kingdom around the world.

These empowering life and community transformation stories lead towards positive change and the engagement with people in need.

marc-round-100Joel News International serves thousands of Christians in over 100 nations with editions in English, German and Dutch. The publication was launched in 1997 by Dutch journalist Marc van der Woude and has since become a widely recognized and trusted resource. It is published by Joel Ministries, a registered non-profit organization based in The Netherlands.


As an introduction to our publication, we offer you these complimentary editions:

JNI 1031 – Global: How God used Catholic students to ignite a charismatic movement
JNI 1036 – West Africa: The church that was suddenly there
JNI 1040 – Solomon Islands: How a hostile tribe’s chief met Jesus
JNI 1045 – India: How God turned around a Hindu ‘Saul of Tarsus’
JNI 1054 – North Korea: Government spy accepts Jesus on his deathbed
JNI 1057 – China: The Christian teenager who confronted the power of Beijing
JNI 1059 – Kenya: Millionaire gives up fortune to care for street children
JNI 1062 – USA: Dinner churches and the rise of a Christian food movement

Did these reports encourage and challenge you?


Photo: A mass baptism of Iranians as reported by Elam Ministries. Used with permission.