Meet retired Army Sergeant First Class Ronnie and Beth Busbin who became part of the Operation Heal Our Patriots family this past summer. Discover their story of struggle and perseverance as they deal with the ongoing effects of combat injuries.
Samaritan's Purse is sharing the love of Christ with refugees fleeing Syria and crossing over into northern Iraq, and providing them with dignity kits and hygiene kits. Pray for these displaced people and for our team as they continue to provide basic needs and reassure these brokenhearted men, women, and children that God loves them.
Celebrate what God has done over the past 10 years through The Greatest Journey, the follow-up discipleship program for those who receive Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.
Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, brings Good News and great joy to children around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes. But that's not all. Through The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson discipleship program for shoebox recipients, entire communities are transformed by the Gospel. A great overview video to share with your church or group, available in three different lengths.
Veronica Miranda received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift when she was 13 and lived in an orphanage in Mexico. The gift made her realize how much God loved her. Now, she packs shoeboxes to send to kids in need because she knows that every box matters.
Athena, a young girl in the Philippines, participated in The Greatest Journey after receiving a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox. She shared the Biblical stories from The Greatest Journey book with her family, which changed their lives and deepened their faith in God.
The Samaritan's Purse DC-8 recently brought winter clothing, water filters, and tarps to Iraq to help Syrians, many of them Kurds, who've been displaced by recent violence.
Jana Ginter transformed a dilapidated granary on her Wyoming wheat farm into a year-round workshop to pack gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for kids in need overseas.
Children in Mazatlan, Mexico, are hearing Godâs Word and growing in their faith through Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey.
Almira Bradford learned how much God loved her when she received a gift-filled shoebox while living in an orphanage in Central Asia. Soon afterward, an American couple adopted her. Looking back, Almira realized that God put the shoebox in her hands a
Grace Presbyterian Church in Franklin, North Carolina, held a creative and fun fundraiser to support Operation Christmas Child at their church. Young people participated in a cooking class and made pizzas and apple turnovers to raise money for shoeboxes.
Meet Ava. She indirectly inspired Sam who lives hours away from her in Oklahoma to get involved with Operation Christmas Child. Today, the two friends compete to see who can bless the most children in need. Who will you motivate to pack a shoebox?
Kim received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox when she was a young girl living in a poor province in Cambodia. Reading "The Greatest Gift" booklet from her box ignited an interest in God and led to her giving her life to Jesus Christ.