Stories About the Children

Graham Family Participates in Operation Christmas Child Pacific Push

Franklin Graham presented a bold vision to the Operation Christmas Child team late last year (2018): Deliver gift-filled shoeboxes in Jesus’ Name to every child on 1,000 Pacific islands—more than half a million kids. He believed those island nations and the children who live on them had been forgotten, but he was determined that would [&hellip

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Hope for Wounded Lives and Marriages

As his unit rolled out on regular patrol that day, Army Specialist Marco Fernandez took his position in the mounted gun of a Stryker armored vehicle. They were transporting an officer to another base and then checking out Iraqi villages to look for potential threats. As Marco’s convoy sped past a town on that sunny [&hellip

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Promises Kept

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On the Road in Jesus’ Name

Jesus’ words inspired cross-country bicyclist Daniel Erickson: “And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My name’s sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life” (Matthew 19:29, NKJV). Two years ago, Daniel said, “I started feeling like I should step out [&hellip

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Pouring into Dominica’s Poultry Farmers Following Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria affected every resident on the island of Dominica in September 2017, including poultry farmer Edmund Henderson. The Category 5 winds decimated his banana trees and tore the roof off his chicken coop, allowing rain to pour in and causing him to lose 250 chickens. Edmund started his poultry farm fifteen years ago, and [&hellip

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Drama Team Shares the Gospel in South Sudan Refugee Camp

Jumu arrived alone in Ajuong Thok refugee camp. His two brothers were killed during Sudan’s civil war, and his parents refused to travel south—terrified of leaving the only home they’d ever known in the Nuba Mountains. Jumu, now 22, desperately wanted to find Christian fellowship in the South Sudan refugee camp, and he’s now experiencing [&hellip

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Sharing Living Water through Clean Water Projects

Having access to clean water is essential for everyone. But for the people of the remote, tropical plains of Bolivia, it’s a necessity that can be hard to come by. Sadly, it is common for children there to get intestinal illnesses from dirty water, which can cause malnourishment and impede growth and development. This year, [&hellip

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Discipling Church Leaders in South Sudan

Like most members of his church, Pastor Mikias and his family struggle with life in a South Sudanese refugee camp. They fled down from the Nuba Mountains in Sudan without any personal belongings and rely on monthly food rations to survive. Despite hardships, Pastor Mikias gathered together a group of Christian believers and began meeting [&hellip

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Women in Cambodia Support their Families by Raising Healthier Chickens

Porleang and her husband Pheap are farmers in Cambodia’s Kratie Province. Like many families in their village, they had a few chickens and planned to sell them at the local market. However, they did not know how to properly care for the chickens, and they died of disease. Porleang was so discouraged that she considered [&hellip

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Ministry to Congolese Children Fleeing Violence Leads to Healing

Tears stream down the faces of Congolese refugee students as they share war stories of losing their parents, homes, and belongings—everything they had. “There is a problem on my heart,” Destiny, a second grader, said. “I lost my mother, father, and sister. After that, the people I lived with tortured me. When I remember it, [&hellip

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