Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Earthquake Survivor Supports Family by Raising Chickens

My name is Surya Kumari Gurung from Aanga, Nepal. I have two sons and a daughter studying in grades seven, eight, and 10. My husband works as a mason and builds houses during the summer. His work subsides during the winter as it becomes too cold to … [Read more...]

Experiencing God’s Grace at a South Sudan Hospital

It’s a normal day in the maternity ward at Maban County Hospital in the Upper Nile region of South Sudan. Mothers are trickling in and out while others are laboring to give birth, and newborns are taking their first breath and letting out their c … [Read more...]

Why I Volunteer with Operation Christmas Child

Why do I have an Operation Christmas Child T-shirt for every day of the week (literally)? Why do I veer down the clearance aisle every time I go to the store just to pick up milk? Why do I share this amazing ministry with whoever will listen, … [Read more...]

Winter Relief Arrives for Displaced Families in Iraq

“It’s cold, but at least my kids will be happy today," said a mother tucked into a corner away from the crowd. Her hands tightly grasped the new packages of warm clothes for her two children. The mother shared with me her experience living away fro … [Read more...]

A Walk in the Tondo Slums

The smell of decomposing trash and filth reaches me before we round the first corner. In borrowed rubber boots from the barangay (district) community center, I slosh through black mud. I'm following Queen, the Samaritan's Purse water, sanitation, and … [Read more...]

God’s Faithfulness Displayed in Haiti

“Would you like to go on a walk with us?” I had just arrived in Haiti, and this was my first introduction to Ruth and Nina, who work with Samaritan’s Purse. Eager to explore the community and to get to know these new friends, I excitedly agreed. … [Read more...]

Traveling the Refugee Trail

Over the last twelve months I feel like I have traveled the refugee trail. I am not a refugee and cannot claim to understand the pain and trauma a refugee experiences, but it has been a sobering privilege to meet them at various stages of their … [Read more...]