Friday, August 18, 2017

Sharing God’s Love with Families Displaced by ISIS

Seven-month-old Norjena took a fingerful of moist ground rice from her mother. On this day, Norjena was running a fever. Just looking at her small frame it was easy to tell that Norjena is underweight and malnourished. The mother and daughter sat … [Read more...]

Memories from South Sudan

Numerous conversations and events have left lasting impressions on my heart over the last four years in South Sudan. The memories pierce my soul, bring tears to my eyes, and leave a smile on my face as I’m reminded of the incredible opportunity it w … [Read more...]

Haiti Event Highlights Unity in Christ

Since the day I arrived in Haiti I had been hearing about the upcoming nutrition fair. This is a big two-day event sponsored by our maternal child health program (MCH), with contributions from our agriculture program. Dr. Jacob Baptiste, the MCH … [Read more...]

Walking a Path of Forgiveness

Rosemary’s calm words startled me. We sat outside her dwelling in the northwest Uganda Bidibidi refugee settlement—a peaceful area with thatched roof huts and emergency tarps dotting the bushy green landscape in every direction. As she softly rec … [Read more...]

Summer Camp Memories in Ukraine

My first trip to the Carpathian Mountains brought back memories. As part of a Samaritan’s Purse media team covering Operation Christmas Child in Ukraine, our caravan of two miniature buses traveled up a rough gravel road outside the village of Z … [Read more...]

Slum Community Benefits from Food Security Program

“Even budgeting for salt is a challenge,” said 38-year old Magdalena Gagate, who lives in a slum community in the Philippines. Magdalena’s husband only earns about $70 a month making deliveries for a hardware store. She has six children, and one o … [Read more...]

Evangelists Bring Love and Learning to Niger

Nigerien evangelist couple Abdou and Ouma Issa demonstrate their love to people in the villages where they live and work. Originally from Maradi region, they received a call on their lives to evangelize when they became Christians. They worked … [Read more...]