Thursday, November 23, 2017

Texas Volunteers Rejoice to See God at Work

My fiancé, Melissa, and I recently volunteered with Samaritan’s Purse for the first time. Our time in Texas was life-changing for both of us. We both work in law enforcement in California, and so it was quite hard to get time off. We decided to ca … [Read more...]

Operation Christmas Child Leads to Salvation, Reconciliation

We had an Operation Christmas Child shoebox distribution in a community in Papua New Guinea’s capital city. A little girl attended the event hoping to receive school supplies in her shoebox. She comes from a poor family and her parents cannot afford t … [Read more...]

Seeing the Light in Northern Iraq

My name is Yusuf*. I am 29 years old and I have six children. Before ISIS, we had a normal, simple life. We were happy. In August 2014, ISIS came and we fled. In the confusion, we were separated from my parents and my brother’s family. ISIS captured u … [Read more...]

The Body of Christ Works Together in Chuma

Sweat running down his brow, he pickaxed at the mountainous terrain that was to be flattened for the church’s foundation. Then, without calling any attention to himself, he laid down the axe for a shovel. He shoveled out the dirt he had just l … [Read more...]

Caring for Malnourished Children in Vietnam

The heavy rain showers from the previous night made it hard for us to travel on the mountainous roads. The car could only bring us to the foot of the mountain and then we had to walk because that was the only way to reach Po Si Ngai village. The … [Read more...]

Community Thrives in Refugee Camps

It is rare to hear about South Sudan without words like crisis, hunger, or refugee attached to it. A desperate and seemingly hopeless situation has been unraveling for South Sudan since December 2013 when the nation, not yet three years old at the … [Read more...]

Rebuilding in Haiti

In October 2016, Haiti was hit by a catastrophic hurricane that affected about 90% of the southern area of the country. In response to this disaster, Samaritan’s Purse has been repairing and rebuilding churches destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. To d … [Read more...]