Thursday, November 23, 2017

Orphans and Children in Poverty Hear the Gospel

At age 9, Mya* was diagnosed with HIV. In her rural village in Myanmar, there is little access to medicine and medical care. HIV also brought fear of the unknown to Mya’s family, and they worried the village would shun her. So, Mya went to live at an ... [Read More]

Following God’s Prompting

As I was walking down the street one day after work, I noticed a woman who seemed sad and hopeless. God prompted me to stop and ask her what was wrong and how I could help. I found out her name is Dieunie, and she had been living with a man called ... [Read More]

A Water Engineer’s Life

One of the most remarkable things about interning abroad in a place where life is not always easy is being able to watch and learn from the staff. Some of these people have lived in their respective countries for a number of years, committing their ... [Read More]

God’s Plans are Perfect

I first met Keirita and Alexa and their mothers, Maria and Johana, on the way to the capital of Honduras. We were going to get visas for them so that they could travel to the U.S. Both little girls had life-threatening heart defects that could only ... [Read More]

Making Memories Real

Cliff and his wife, Joan, are Samaritan’s Purse supporters. This past Christmas, they decided to involve their grandchildren. We had a family reunion in December at a mountain retreat in the Colorado Rockies and wanted to make it a really s ... [Read More]

The Gift of Goats

Betsy Langford works in the Samaritan's Purse Democratic Republic of Congo office. Living and working in Faradje, Democratic Republic of Congo, can be challenging. We have no cellphone connection except when standing on various large termite mounds, ... [Read More]

The Nairobi Attack and “The Inn of the Sixth Happiness”

by Joni Byker, international projects and communications staff in Liberia It was raining quite heavily on Saturday morning here in Monrovia, Liberia, so instead of being outside enjoying the weekend, I was inside, catching up on Facebook, Twitter, ... [Read More]