Monday, March 27, 2017

Christmas in a Refugee Camp

A Christmas including lively dancing in the hot sun in the middle of a South Sudan refugee camp is quite a stark contrast to the hot cocoa sipping, snowy Christmases many Americans are accustomed to. But that’s exactly how I spent my Christmas. There … [Read more...]

Aid for a Widowed Refugee

In my home country of Sudan, the situation was bad, so I fled. I walked more than 1,000 miles, but God gave me the grace to make the journey, and I am here today in the Congo. It’s this strength that allowed me to overcome the problems in front of m … [Read more...]

Beauty in a Refugee Camp in Greece

There are more than 62,000 refugees living in Greece, many of whom are still living in tents even now that winter has come. Samaritan’s Purse is at work in northern Greece, Athens, and five Greek islands. Our staff members’ presence and influence ext … [Read more...]

A Special Doula in Vietnam

Mao is 20 years old and has a little girl. She is a Christian traditional birth attendants trained by Samaritan’s Purse. In her village, all the villagers are Christians, which is rare in that area of the country. Mao attended a six-month training c … [Read more...]

Better Hygiene Practices Improve a Family’s Life

Every day I wake up early in the morning, collect water from the well, and sell water to the villagers. I also cut wood for people who need it and look for other work to do. If I can’t find anything to do, I don’t have any work for the day. Before … [Read more...]

A Reminder of Our Savior Amid Disaster

As a kid, I only felt comfortable and competent enough to climb one tree. It was in the woods behind our house in Wilmington, Delaware. The branches were thick, and I’d go up and sit there for hours and observe. Apart from that, my experience with t … [Read more...]

An ISIS Victim Clings to the Truth of God’s Love

It’s my nature to ask questions, but I’ve learned that it’s never the question that leaves an impact. It’s always the answer. It’s the answer that gives you a glimpse into someone’s heart. As a writer, I’m normally the one asking the questions, and I … [Read more...]