Friday, June 23, 2017

Family Day in the Philippines Creates Special Memories

Our team hosted a Family Day event in Tacloban City last year, so we were excited that the team in Manila would this year hold a Family Day event to reach out to indigenous families. These are the families with whom Samaritan’s Purse is c ... [Read More]

Operation Christmas Child Brings Gospel Opportunities to Fiji

Our regional team distributed Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts to a community in eastern Fiji comprised of several different religions. The church that received the shoeboxes did not have a pastor, and two Fijian women were looking after the ... [Read More]

Twisting Dreams: Human Trafficking in Uganda

How do you ask someone about the most difficult and terrifying time in their life? What do you ask, when you can’t begin to imagine what they’ve experienced? As I sat down and spoke with young women who are survivors of human trafficking I was str ... [Read More]

Changing Lives Through The Greatest Journey

It has been a privilege to work alongside the Operation Christmas Child ministry for five years. Through Operation Christmas Child I have seen the lives of kids and their families changed. I want to share this story about 14-year-old Sophea who ... [Read More]

A Latrine for a Family in Need

“Whatever we do here, we are in unity,” said Thu Zar Soe in describing life in her rural village on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River in central Myanmar. However, the sense of community in the village is rooted in the shared, extreme challenges th ... [Read More]

Sharing God’s Love on the Ruth Bell Riverboat

Helping lead and serving as an interpreter for World Medical Missions teams that work onboard the Ruth Bell Riverboat is a challenge but also a blessing like none other. A recent trip into Bolivia’s Amazon Basin was no exception. It was late in t ... [Read More]

Breaking Down Barriers

“Friendship is very important here,” a Syrian woman told me recently. We were sitting inside a camp surrounded by barbed wire fencing, celebrating the new single-family refugee housing unit her Iraqi friend was moving to—an upgrade from living in ... [Read More]