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.
Justin Thomas grew up poor in Southeast Asia, and a prayerfully packed Operation Christmas Child shoebox was the first gift he ever received. Through the shoebox, the love of Jesus Christ became real to him and gave him a desire to continue going to church to learn more about God.
Samaritan's Purse is serving hurting people in the Bahamas through an Emergency Field Hospital and through the distribution of critical items, such as tarps, water purification filters, and generators-all in the Name of Jesus.
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.
David became a Christian 10 years ago soon after he received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox in Pifo, Ecuador, and graduated from the first Greatest Journey class ever taught. Recently, he helped hand out Bibles to students graduating from the 10th anniversary Greatest Journey class in Pifo.
Manuel and his son Pablo traveled on foot to the U.S. to flee gang violence in El Salvador. They praise God for using Samaritan's Purse to provide food, shelter, and clothing to them and other migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Marvellous Okonne was separated from his family as a child and lived in an orphanage for a time before being reunited with his loved ones. When he was 8 years old, he received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox and knew for certain that God loved him and would never leave him.
A devastating tornado tore through Lee County, Alabama, in March 2019. In its wake, military couple Josh and Amber McCart volunteered with Samaritan's Purse to help bring relief to hurting homeowners, despite Josh having lost part of his right arm serving in Iraq in 2007. They seized the opportunity to give back, having been blessed attending Operation Heal Our Patriots in 2015.
Samaritan's Purse constructed and dedicated new churches in Ruby and Dillingham, Alaska, this year to help strengthen local congregations as they share the Gospel in their rural communities.
Team Patriot volunteers are bringing relief in Jesus' Name to fellow veterans in Southeast Texas whose homes were flooded by Tropical Storm Imelda.
Samaritan's Purse is helping hurting homeowners in Texas in the wake of massive flooding caused by Tropical Storm Imelda. Please pray for those affected by the flood waters and for our staff and volunteers as they bring relief and share the hope of the Gospel.
Medical professionals from around the world attended the 2019 Prescription for Renewal Conference in Orlando to learn about medical mission opportunities with Samaritan's Purse.
For Jamyleth from Ecuador, her Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift was the first thing she ever received for free. The day she opened it, she also accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior. Now an adult, she trains teachers how to disciple children us
Samaritan's Purse, at the request of the Bahamas Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization, has set up an Emergency Field Hospital in Freeport, Grand Bahama, to serve patients on all the country's northern islands in the wake of Hurricane.