Saturday, February 25, 2017

Miracles and Sorrow Mingle Together

I got to the hospital on a Monday afternoon. My first afternoon there was an "all-call" that came out over the address system, which means an ambulance has just arrived with more patients than can be handled by staff members currently on shift. So, ... [Read More]


Aid for a Widowed Refugee

In my home country of Sudan, the situation was bad, so I fled. I walked more than 1,000 miles, but God gave me the grace to make the journey, and I am here today in the Congo. It’s this strength that allowed me to overcome the problems in front of m ... [Read More]


Beauty in a Refugee Camp in Greece

There are more than 62,000 refugees living in Greece, many of whom are still living in tents even now that winter has come. Samaritan’s Purse is at work in northern Greece, Athens, and five Greek islands. Our staff members’ presence and influence ext ... [Read More]


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]


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]


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]