Sunday, October 23, 2016

Volunteers in Louisiana are Many Parts but One Body

U.S. disaster relief Louisiana

“To love is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; a … [Read more...]

Cholera Patients Make Dramatic Recoveries

Roselaine and Celina

Cholera comes with urgency. It’s critical that patients receive treatment immediately because severe cases can be deadly in just a few hours. Brittany Barclay, a nurse from Charlotte, North Carolina, had never seen a patient infected with cholera … [Read more...]

Taking the Gospel Into the Mountains of the Philippines

Operation Christmas Child Philippines

The Butbuts are one of the indigenous mountain tribes in the Philippines. They live mainly in Kalinga province and are known to be one of the fiercest tribes in the mountains. Until some years ago, they were still engaged in wars with the other … [Read more...]

Deadly Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

Haiti Cholera clinic

Cholera is a horrific disease. If not treated, it can be deadly within just a few hours. Patients arriving at the Samaritan’s Purse Cholera Treatment Center (CTC) in Chardonnieres, Haiti, are crippled by the disease—most are carried in on stretchers, … [Read more...]

Haiti Family Grateful to Receive Critical Aid

Devastation in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew has ravaged Haiti’s southwestern peninsula. As our team flew from Port-au-Prince to Jeremie, we watched the entire topography change. The land went from lush and green to black and broken. The trees were stripped in the storm and m … [Read more...]

Cultivating Knowledge and Determination in Niger

Niger agriculture

In the village of Boubounga, Niger, a group of women welcome us to sit with them away from the hot, afternoon sun. They pull up two chairs for us while they sit on a long wooden rail, their clothes bright against the green of the millet field behind … [Read more...]

A Bountiful Harvest for a Kenyan Farmer

Kenyan farmer with corn

“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). Ali Jaro, from Boji village in Tana River Co … [Read more...]