Stories About the Children

Disaster Relief Teams Help Homeowners After Greensboro Tornado

Clara and Melvis Brown were expecting Sunday’s weather to be a simple thunderstorm, but things quickly took a turn for the worse when Melvis heard what sounded like a train barreling towards him. The sound was so out of place in their suburban neighborhood that he immediately knew something was wrong. He yelled for his [&hellip

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Houston Church Serving the Homeless Receives Post-Harvey Reconstruction Grant

Pastor Edward Buford offers a dramatic analogy to describe the recent travails of Sonrise Community Church in Houston, Texas. “Have you ever been in an emergency room when someone passed away and their heart stops? Then you see someone come in and they do something and the heart starts going again? That’s how we feel. [&hellip

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‘We’re Treating the Whole Person’

Lying in his bed at Tenwek Hospital in Kenya, a man named Geoffrey reflected on his wayward life as he recuperated from an illness. He had been struggling with drinking and wondered if there was hope for change and a brighter future. He had heard about Jesus Christ and His promise of new life for [&hellip

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Vocational Training Helps Young Vietnamese Rise Above Poverty

Although Chang’s parents worked hard, he still didn’t have enough food to eat growing up. Now Chang dreams of opening a restaurant to provide stable income for him and his family. “I want to have a steady vocation,” the 21-year-old said. “When I was young, I dreamed about living in security.” Chang is working hard [&hellip

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Samaritan’s Purse Deploys to Greensboro After Tornado

Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief has deployed to Greensboro, North Carolina, after an EF-2 tornado packing 135-mph winds caused extensive damage there. We have dispatched one of our Disaster Relief Units—a tractor-trailer packed with disaster relief supplies and equipment—to the city. Grace Community Church, at 643 W. Gate City Blvd., is serving as our host [&hellip

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The Church Rising

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New Classroom Built for Kenyan Students

Gabriel Muthoka looked around at his 22 eighth-grade students, cramped in their mud-brick classroom. The walls were cracking and the ceiling crumbling. They show so much promise, Gabriel thought, but this classroom is not suitable for their daily studies, let alone preparation for the upcoming national mathematics exam. What can be done? Gabriel wondered. Imagine [&hellip

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Back Home in Houston

Homeowner George Dorsey said he’s been awake for quite a while. “Since 5 a.m. yesterday morning.” He’s been tending to four briskets cooked on two grills outside his Houston home. He’s also been steaming sausages and preparing pots of the best gumbo in the world. “I put agape love in it,” he said. “And if [&hellip

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Samaritan’s Purse Provides Biblical Training to Government Leaders in South Sudan

For more than 20 years, Samaritan’s Purse has worked to meet the physical needs of people throughout South Sudan while also presenting the hope of the Gospel. As a result of the longstanding relationships we’ve built with national officials, we recently had an opportunity to provide Biblical leadership training to the country’s police chaplains, as [&hellip

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The World Needs Water

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