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 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]


Life-Changing Surgeries in Bolivia

It is amazing how God plans things out and cares about the small moments that we sometimes feel are insignificant. It’s in those moments when God sees the hearts of those in need and provides comfort. I experienced such a moment when I visited t ... [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]


A Lesson on God’s Unfailing Love

Through interpreting for the Children’s Heart Project, I have been blessed in ways that I couldn’t have imagined. I recently served as interpreter for a Ugandan boy named Peter. Peter was strong from his first dental checkup in Uganda through h ... [Read More]


Mending Smiles and Hearts in Bolivia

Being part of the cleft lip and palate medical team has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. This recent mission to Bolivia was my sixth trip, with the first five being to South Sudan. I’ve worked in pre-op as well as recovery. Getting to ... [Read More]


A Tribute to Mary Lou Fisher

Editor’s Note: Mary Lou Fisher died earlier this month after suffering a stroke in October. She had served with Samaritan’s Purse all over the world. In 1999, I was part of the team from Samaritan's Purse building a refugee camp in Albania. There w ... [Read More]