Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Serving God on the Ruth Bell River Boat

I recently experienced my first trip on the Ruth Bell River Boat. I had seen pictures and read stories about past trips, so I was excited to finally set sail along the Amazon Basin. We had a dedicated medical team, amazing boat crew, and great … [Read more...]

A Widow is Rescued from Labor Trafficking

I briefly met Phoeun and her two children last year when they arrived in a truck of deportees from Thailand at the Samaritan's Purse migrant access center in Cambodia. Phoeun is a widow who desperately needed work, so she went to work in Thailand … [Read more...]

A Display of God’s Grace in Nepal

Sherin was born prematurely at our hospital in Tansen, Nepal. Since day one of birth, she vomited every time she was breastfed. We learned that Sherin had a birth defect which caused part of the bowel to die and create an obstruction. This baby … [Read more...]

Mothers Lead by Example in Myanmar

Several women sat outside a green medical building waiting for the mother-to-mother group meeting to start. Each one held a baby clothed in bright patterns. One mother nursed a 1-year-old, another held a sleeping newborn, and others chatted happily … [Read more...]

Praying for the Yazidi in Northern Iraq

The Northern Iraq Community Center is nestled alongside an internally displaced persons camp. The camp is home to more than 40,000 Yazidi people who have sought refuge from extensive persecution in Sinjar and Ninewa provinces. The Samaritan’s P … [Read more...]

Shining God’s Light in Dark Places

Serving the Rohingya people in Bangladesh with Samaritan's Purse has showed me how much God cares about us and wants us to know Him. Of all the people I served at Memorial Christian Hospital's Rohingya Care Unit, 17-year-old Ramjan and his … [Read more...]

A Family in Niger is Changed by the Gospel

Moumouni had a major infection in his leg and also suffered from insomnia because he constantly heard inaudible voices. His mother, Maimouna, sought help from health centers in Niger, Muslim healers, and witch doctors, but nothing worked. Maimouna … [Read more...]