Thursday, August 25, 2016

Nutrition Training in Myanmar

Myanmar nutrition training

Small clouds of dust rise on the main village road as mothers, babies, fathers, toddlers, and grandparents trickle inside the gates of the health center. Just a few minutes prior, the voice of the village authority rang through town over a l … [Read more...]

Harvest with a Smile

agriculture projects Haiti

"Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy. He who continually goes forth weeping, bearing seed for sowing, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him” (Psalm 126:5-6, NKJV). For a year and a half, my staff members and … [Read more...]

A Latrine for a Struggling Family

Myanmar latrines

Approaching the small bamboo hut covered in palm leaves from thatched roof to interwoven walls, I remembered the discovery of the story inside. A few weeks prior, I sat in the village health center with Rem, a Samaritan’s Purse staff member, after … [Read more...]

Perseverance in the Langtang Valley

Langtang valley, Nepal

As I walked over the remains of the avalanche that destroyed the entire Langtang village, an eeriness ran through my bones. I realized that I was essentially walking over a mass grave. The daunting rock face, over which the thundering avalanche came … [Read more...]

A Love Like None Other

Greta Home and Academy

Love Maillie is a spunky, beautiful, and bright 10-year-old young lady. Her joy radiates from her kind actions and dedication to learning English. She continuously speaks English with me and desires to learn and grow in her knowledge. Just today we … [Read more...]

Set Free by the Truth of the Gospel

pastors' conference Niger

The Gospel message is crucial because people will be judged on the basis of their response to it. The Bible calls itself a seed to be sown in the hearts of mankind (1 Peter 1:23). God is the sovereign Lord, and yet He limits Himself by His word. He … [Read more...]

Supporting Pregnant Women Throughout Vietnam

Vietnam doula training

I watched from the back of a hospital room as two Vietnamese midwives acted out an imaginary interaction between a midwife and a mother. Samaritan’s Purse staff and 15 other midwives burst into laughter as the “pregnant” midwife dramatically groaned f … [Read more...]