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.

‘Of all the newsletters I receive Joel News is absolutely the best!’
– South Africa


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

JNI 944 – Egypt: Exuberant praise from the Cave
JNI 952 – Global: The greatest turning of Muslims to Christ
JNI 954 – Indonesia: Ex-jihadist starts 1,200 Jesus communities
JNI 969 – Myanmar and India: The Gospel spreads like a wildfire
JNI 972 – Global: Is the world really getting worse?
JNI 979 – The Netherlands: How a sea container transformed into a hospital
JNI 982 – China: Radical revival falls on state-controlled churches
JNI 983 – Denmark: The Last Reformation

Did these reports encourage and challenge you?


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