Monday, March 27, 2017

A Watchful Eye Saves Lives in Myanmar

My name is Daw Shwe Aye and I live in Mandalay and work as the housekeeper at the Samaritan’s Purse office. Because of Samaritan’s Purse, I had the chance to attend a migration education and trafficking awareness training. I am very glad I attended. I … [Read more...]

Holding on to God in New Orleans

As soon as I met Christine I knew this day would be special. Our volunteers had barely gotten out of their cars and hadn’t even made it all the way to the porch when she began praising God. She thanked God for sparing her life when an EF3 t … [Read more...]

Miracles and Sorrow Mingle Together

I got to the hospital on a Monday afternoon. My first afternoon there was an "all-call" that came out over the address system, which means an ambulance has just arrived with more patients than can be handled by staff members currently on shift. So, … [Read more...]

Joy in a Game of Soccer

There has been war here since before I was born. I’m now 16. When I was 9 months old, my father was killed by the rebels because he refused to do unspeakable acts to my sister and mother. Two months after his death, my mother was found dead while w … [Read more...]

Singing in the Freedom of Christ

I can hear her before I see her. Her sweet voice echoes softly off of the walls as she walks down the steps, rounds the corner, and greets me with a smile and a hug. This is not an uncommon occurrence; Jeffmina’s beautiful singing voice floats around … [Read more...]

A Father in Pain Finds Joy at a School for the Blind

Eighteen years ago, our first child died from drowning at the age of 9. A year later, my wife gave birth to Manh. He was a healthy and bright child until that day in 2006—when an incident happened that changed the life of my family. Manh was trying t … [Read more...]

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...]