Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mobilizing the Congolese Church

From my childhood, my life has not been easy. After I finished elementary school, I attended high school in a different village and then traveled away to attend university. In 2000, I became the Head of the Ndolomo Chiefdom. As Head, I’ve encountered … [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...]

I Lift My Eyes to the Mountains

I have spent more than a year now in Kathmandu. Most often, the sky is hazy, and the pollution from the vehicles and brick factories cloud the sky. It can be quite dreary. However, there are some occasions when there is a slight glimpse of a … [Read more...]

A Blind Student Finds Her Dream

“I can only raise you. I have no money to support you, so you have to work harder. Your dad and I will get old and die one day, and your elder sister will get married. Your younger brother will get married too, so you will have to learn to take care o … [Read more...]

A Community Empowered by a Maternity Ward

After almost six months in Niger, I still haven’t seen a few Samaritan’s Purse projects. For some of them, it’s about the timing of the visit, but for others, it’s a question of security. For the maternity ward in Tizegorou, it’s been both. Located le … [Read more...]

Operation Christmas Child Grows Albanian Church

“… in mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God, so that from Jerusalem and round about to Illyricum [in present-day Albania] I have fully preached the gospel of Christ” (Romans 15:19, NKJV). Today, Operation Christmas Child is he … [Read more...]

A Young Vietnamese Man Supports His Family

Hu is the oldest son of an impoverished farming family. He has three younger brothers and one sister. Although his parents sometimes cannot afford meals for the whole family, they strive to work day and night to send their kids to school. After … [Read more...]