Monday, January 23, 2017

A Reminder of Our Savior Amid Disaster

As a kid, I only felt comfortable and competent enough to climb one tree. It was in the woods behind our house in Wilmington, Delaware. The branches were thick, and I’d go up and sit there for hours and observe. Apart from that, my experience with t … [Read more...]

An ISIS Victim Clings to the Truth of God’s Love

It’s my nature to ask questions, but I’ve learned that it’s never the question that leaves an impact. It’s always the answer. It’s the answer that gives you a glimpse into someone’s heart. As a writer, I’m normally the one asking the questions, and I … [Read more...]

Blind Vietnamese Student Receives Scholarship

My family was overwhelmed with joy when Tung was born. God had finally blessed us with a son to continue our family line. He wasn’t able to open his eyes for one month after we brought him home from the hospital. When we took him to see a doctor, he t … [Read more...]

A Cholera Patient Receives a Blessing

Papi was 92 years old, sick, and frail when he was admitted to the cholera treatment center in Chardonierres. In the days he was treated, everyone grew to like him. When he was ready to be discharged, he had to wait an extra day for people who would … [Read more...]

Vocational Skills Change the Future

In the past, my family and others in my village faced many difficulties. There were a lot of social problems in our village. Many years ago, all families in the village grew poppies, and there were drug addicts in every family. There were only dirt … [Read more...]

Change Among the Zande Tribe

I was kidnapped by the Lord’s Resistance Army in November 2009. They took me to the bush, where I spent eight days in their camp. I was forced to work for them. They asked me three times to kill people, but I refused. When I refused, I was severely b … [Read more...]

Reflections on Serving Refugees in Greece

For two months, I had the privilege of working with Samaritan's Purse in Athens. The last year has seen thousands upon thousands of refugees arrive in Greece. With closed borders, many of these refugees are stuck in Greek refugee camps, uncertain of … [Read more...]