Operation Christmas Child

Since 1993, more than 168 million boys and girls in over 160 countries have experienced God’s love through the power of simple shoebox gifts from Operation Christmas Child. Samaritan’s Purse works with local churches and ministry partners to deliver the gifts and share the life-changing Good News of Jesus Christ.

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Christmas Joy for Children in the Bahamas

Just after Christmas, members of the Graham family traveled to the hurricane-hit Bahamas to hand out Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes filled with gifts. The Gospel was shared as children learned about the Lord Jesus Christ, the greatest gift of all.

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Votey's Story: Loved by God

Eight-year-old Votey lives in a slum in Cambodia, but says she felt "loved by God" when she received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox and was able to celebrate the joy of Christmas.

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Josue's Story: First Class

Josue participated in the first Greatest Journey class in Pifo, Ecuador, 10 years ago after receiving an Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoebox. He committed his life to Christ after learning in the course that Jesus died for his sins.

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Andres' Story: God's Love in a Shoebox

Andres Almeida realized how much God loved him when he received an Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoebox in Ecuador when he was 10. Today, Andres is the senior pastor of a church and works to distribute shoebox gifts to children in need throughout South America.

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It's Never Too Late

Manny Ma shares his story of how he became a Christian at age 57 while working as a volunteer at an Operation Christmas Child collection center in Boise, Idaho.

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Empowering Kids to Make a Difference

Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas, is empowering fourth grade students to make a difference in the lives of children in need around the world by helping to collect 1,000 Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.

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Veronica's Story: Every Box Matters

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.

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Athena's Story: Sharing the Journey

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.

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Golden Prairie Shoebox Granary

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.

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Bringing the Good News to Mazatlan

Children in Mazatlan, Mexico, are hearing God’s Word and growing in their faith through Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey.

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Almira's Story: Adopted into God's Kingdom

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 at just the right time.

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A FUN-raiser for Shoeboxes

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.

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Shoebox Packing Multiplies

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?

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Kim's Story: The Greatest Gift

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.

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Kululu's Story: A Shoebox Showed Him God Cares

Kululu Atsiaya, who grew up in a slum in Kenya, first realized that God loved him when he received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox as a child.

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A Gift Multiplies

When an 11-year-old in Botswana named Tsholofelo received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift, it opened her heart to God. She participated in The Greatest Journey discipleship course and now actively shares Bible verses with her friends. As a

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Greatest Journey Game App

Watch Bible stories come to life when you download and play the Greatest Journey game.

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David's Story: A Great Journey

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.

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Marvellous' Story: God Is Always There for You

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.

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10 Years of The Greatest Journey

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.

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Justin's Story: Grateful for the Gift

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.

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Jamyleth's Shoebox Journey

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

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Graham Family Brings Shoebox Gifts to Kiribati

Through Operation Christmas Child outreach events and The Greatest Journey classes, children on the Pacific island of Tarawa are hearing the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Grace’s Story: A Song in My Heart

Grace Imanariyo grew up in a Christian home in Rwanda and received an Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoebox when she was 10. She shared the gifts with her friends and neighbors, which provided her with many opportunities to tell others about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Today, Grace is a recording artist in Rwanda and shares God’s love through music.

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Bryce's Story: Shoebox Starts Transformation

Bryce Pablo received an Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoebox in the Philippines when he was 4 years old. It inspired him to learn more about God and then to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with his family, who gladly received the Gospel.

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Planting Churches in the Philippines

Through Operation Christmas Child, God motivated a pastor in the Philippines to plant three churches in three villages near his hometown.

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Nicky's Story: A Simple Act of Kindness

Nick Schweickert received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox when he lived in an orphanage in Ukraine and realized that hearts can be changed for Jesus Christ through a simple act of kindness.

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Boun Thorne's Story: Gifts from God

Boun Thorne, who was abused as a child in Cambodia, realized that God loved her when she received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox. Now, she tells others how God changed her life through a shoebox given in Jesus’ Name.

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Shoeboxes Bring Joy in Botswana

Anitah, a young girl living in Molepolole, Botswana, gives thanks to God for a wonderful day in which she received a shoebox full of gifts and heard about Jesus' love for her at an Operation Christmas Child outreach event.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2019, Animation

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.

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Reaping a Harvest in Botswana

Through Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey, the village of Serinane is experiencing the gift of a new church.

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Good News Comes to Colombia

Franklin Graham joined an Operation Christmas Child outreach event in Cucuta, Colombia, where many of the children who received gift-filled shoeboxes are living with their families as refugees from Venezuela.

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Thanks to Lee University

Franklin Graham thanks Lee University for its 20-year partnership with Operation Christmas Child. Over the past two decades, Lee students have packed over 34,000 shoeboxes, helping kids around the world experience the love of God.

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Project Leader 101

Your guide on how to lead the collection of Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for your church or group. Project leader 101 details how to plan, get the word out, then collect and celebrate. Project Leader 201 shares tips and frequently asked Project Leader questions. Watch both videos at samaritanspurse.org/occprojectleader

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Project Leader 201

A more in-depth look at tips and frequently asked questions as you lead the collection of Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for your church or group. Project leader 101 details how to plan, get the word out, then collect and celebrate. Project Leader 201 provides a more in-depth look at the most commonly asked questions such as: "What size shoebox should people use?" and "Which countries are considered hard-to-reach?" Watch both videos at samaritanspurse.org/occprojectleader

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Operation Christmas Child Church Promo

Operation Christmas Child partners with Churches to share the Good News of Jesus to Children all over the world.

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Involucra A Tu Iglesia

A través de Operation Christmas Child, tu iglesia puede unirse a iglesias locales en más de 100 países para compartir el amor de Cristo con niños y niñas.

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La Oración De Una Madre

Cuando Luis recibió una caja de regalos de Operation Christmas Child que contenía los útiles escolares que tan desesperadamente necesitaba, su madre sabía que era una respuesta a sus oraciones.

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El impacto de una caja de regalos

¡Cada caja de regalos es importante! Mira este mensaje especial de parte de quienes han recibido una caja de regalos.

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Buenas Nuevas para las comunidades no alcanzadas

Operation Christmas Child y The Seed Company se están uniendo por el Evangelio. Las cajas de regalos y la traducción de la Biblia abren las puertas para que comunidades no alcanzadas escuchen las Buenas Nuevas de Jesucristo por primera vez.

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Multiplicando el Evangelio

Descubre cómo cada caja de regalos toca no sólo a un niño, sino también a su familia, amigos y comunidad

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Instrumento de Dios

Un video que nos cuenta como Luis Trevejo dejó las pandillas para convertirse en misionero y cómo Dios trabajó en su vida a través de Operation Christmas Child y La Gran Aventura.

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La Aventura de una caja de regalos (Animado)

Cada caja de regalos es parte de una increíble aventura, de la persona que la empacó a un niño en necesidad en el extranjero. Después de recibir esta expresión tangible del amor de Dios, el niño o niña es invitado a participar en el programa de discipulado La Gran Aventura.

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Shoebox Gift Suggestions

Not sure what can or can't be packed in a shoebox? Watch this to find out!

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El evangelio llega a regiones remotas de Perú

Una distribución de cajas de regalos de Operation Christmas Child en una comunidad difícil de alcanzar en Perú, lleva a plantar una iglesia donde muchos niños y familias escuchan las Buenas Nuevas de Jesucristo por primera vez.

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La pasión de una viuda por los no alcanzados

Vidas están siendo transformadas en Perú al Raquel compartir el evangelio de Jesucristo a través de Operation Christmas Child.

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De tus manos a las manos de un niño

Conoce el proceso de cómo se entregan las cajas de regalos a los niños alrededor del mundo

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Impulsando el viaje

Una donación de $9 por caja de regalos nos ayuda a cubrir los costos de procesamiento, envío y a proveer los materiales de evangelismo como el folleto El Mejor Regalo y la Guía de Compañeros de Ministerio.

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Discípulos haciendo discípulos

A medida que el pastor Teodoro Quispe buscaba llegar a Chota, Perú con el Evangelio, organizó una entrega de cajas de regalos de Operation Christmas Child y les enseñó el programa de discipulado La Gran Aventura. Ahora los niños alcanzados por Cristo a través de estos proyectos están alcanzando a otros.

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Haciendo discípulos en las naciones

Las cajas de regalos de Operation Christmas Child que empacas, viajan por todo el mundo cambiando las vidas de los niños, las familias y las comunidades.

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La Gran Aventura – En Bolivia, la vida de Daphne a tenido un cambio (2:27)

Daphne recibió una caja de regalos de Operation Christmas Child en Bolivia y luego se unió al programa de discipulado La Gran Aventura, donde aprendió sobre el amor de Dios por ella. Daphne ahora es cristiana y dice que es "lo más hermoso".

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Mwita Meets the Greatest Friend

Mwita was spending time on the streets with a gang in Tanzania. But when he attended an Operation Christmas Child distribution event and then joined The Greatest Journey, his life was radically changed by Jesus Christ, the Greatest Friend.

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Fueling the Journey (Why $9?)

A $9 donation per shoebox gift is critical to cover shipping and other costs to collect, process, and deliver boxes to children through Operation Christmas Child. Your donation also provides The Greatest Gift Gospel booklet and Ministry Partner Guide.

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Cómo empacar una caja de regalos

Una caja de regalos puede cambiar la vida de un niño o niña en necesidad. Conoce la historia de Yuri y Anabel, y aprende a empacar una caja de regalos de Operation Christmas Child para enviar esperanza, alegría y las Buenas Nuevas de Jesucristo.

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Love Grows in Ukraine

In a Roma village in Ukraine where jobs are scarce and many children are uneducated, God is using Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey in powerful ways. Boys and girls are learning to read, experiencing the love of God, and discovering how to faithfully follow Him.

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¿Qué es La Gran Aventura?

Una mira profunda al curso de discipulado que lleva a los niños a crecer en Cristo y a compartirlos con otros.

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Shoeboxes Equal Changed Lives

Bonnie Nichols of Moms in Prayer International was moved as she participated in an Operation Christmas Child outreach event in Ecuador. She wants Moms in Prayer groups to pack shoeboxes together and place a written prayer inside for the child.

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The Global Impact of Operation Christmas Child

Children, families, churches, and communities are changed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ as shoebox gifts are packed in love and distributed around the world.

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Building on Prayer

Samaritan’s Purse depends on the prayers of many as we bring physical relief and the Gospel of Jesus Christ to hard places. God is doing great things!

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Get Your Church Involved

Through Operation Christmas Child, your church can partner with local churches in more than 100 countries to share Christ's love with boys and girls.

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How Shoeboxes Spread Good News and Great Joy (:57)

Every year, Operation Christmas Child delivers millions of shoebox gifts to children around the world. Shining the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to children affected by war, poverty, disease and natural disaster, shoebox gifts are fueled by the power of prayer, bringing Good News and Great Joy to the ends of the earth!

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Spanish OCC Overview (en Español)

Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, brings good news and great joy to children around the world. And the work doesn't stop there. Through The Greatest Journey, our discipleship program for those who receive shoeboxes, whole communities are being transformed by the Gospel.

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Year-Round Volunteer Profile: Student Relations

Become an Operation Christmas Child Student Relations Volunteer. Sisters Ashlee and Ally Davies share their story.

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More Than a Shoebox

You can be a part of what God is doing in these communities through Operation Christmas Child. Individual students, youth groups, student organizations, Christian schools, and homeschoolers all can get involved in this life-changing effort.

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Who Is a Project Leader?

Operation Christmas Child project leaders share first-hand how and why they organize shoebox collections for their church or group.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2017, Completo (en Español)

Una comprensiva mirada al proyecto Operation Christmas Child el cual envía cajas de zapatos llenas de regalos a los niños en necesidad alrededor del mundo para compartir las Buenas Nuevas de Jesucristo. Un excelente video disponible en tres duraciones para compartir con tu iglesia o grupo.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2017, Corto (en Español)

Una comprensiva mirada al proyecto Operation Christmas Child el cual envía cajas de zapatos llenas de regalos a los niños en necesidad alrededor del mundo para compartir las Buenas Nuevas de Jesucristo. Un excelente video disponible en tres duraciones para compartir con tu iglesia o grupo.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2017, Promocional (en Español)

Una comprensiva mirada al proyecto Operation Christmas Child el cual envía cajas de zapatos llenas de regalos a los niños en necesidad alrededor del mundo para compartir las Buenas Nuevas de Jesucristo. Un excelente video disponible en tres duraciones para compartir con tu iglesia o grupo.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2017, Animación (en Español)

Una historia animada de Operation Christmas Child, ideal para jóvenes y niños.

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Neville: Jesus Turned a Mess into a Message

After being radically changed by the Lord Jesus Christ, Neville now risks his life to share the Gospel with children through Operation Christmas Child.

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Volunteers: The Backbone of Operation Christmas Child

By giving their time to further this project, men and women around the world partner with Samaritan’s Purse to reach children for Christ.

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2017 Packing Update: Candy

Starting this year, toothpaste and candy are no longer allowed in shoebox gifts, due to increasing customs regulations. See what shoebox recipient Alex has to say about the change, and remember, your simple gifts-packed with love in Jesus' Name-deliver hope and joy to children all around the world. To see our official list of what can and can't be in a shoebox, visit our gift suggestions list here. https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/what-goes-in-my-shoebox-suggestions/

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The Role of International Operation Christmas Child Volunteers

Learn more about the specific duties of each volunteer

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Jasmine's Favorite Items

God Hears Our Prayers: Jasmine and other children in the south African nation of Namibia find good news and great joy as they open their Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.

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No Reason to Wait

Students can volunteer now with Operation Christmas Child and play a key role in reaching children for Christ.

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A Small Church With a God-sized Goal

More than Enough: Mark and Cherry never dreamed God would call their small congregation in Wild Peach, Texas to pack 2,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. But when He did, they faithfully said yes and watched God provide in miraculous ways. Watch as a Small Texas Church Takes on a God-Sized Goal.

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Remaining Faithful

Kimberly and her team were tempted to be discouraged after their first year of collecting shoeboxes didn't go as planned. Remaining grateful and relying on the Lord's faithfulness they pressed on and watched God do above and beyond what they imagined possible.

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Proverbs 3:5-6

Individuals recite the verse Proverbs 3:5-6 in their own heart language. Together they proclaim the importance of trusting in the Lord and leaning on him to direct their paths.

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Partners in the Gospel

Watch how volunteers are working with Operation Christmas Child across the U.S. using their gifts and talents to advance the kingdom of God.

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Year-Round Volunteer Profile: Leadership

You can become a year-round volunteer with Operation Christmas Child! Paul & Ashley, volunteer Area Coordinators, share their story.

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Partnering Together for the Gospel

Naresh Sarwan is an Operation Christmas Child church mobilization coordinator in Guyana. He is grateful for partnerships that help make it possible for children, families and communities to hear the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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Year-Round Volunteer Profile: Church Relations

You can become a year-round volunteer with Operation Christmas Child! Ali, a volunteer Church Relations Coordinator on the Logistics Team, shares her story.

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Year-Round Volunteer Profile: Logistics

You can become a year-round volunteer with Operation Christmas Child! Judy, a volunteer Network Coordinator on the Logistics Team, shares her story.

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Year-Round Volunteer Profile: Prayer Mobilization

You can volunteer year-round with Operation Christmas Child! Karen, a Prayer Mobilization team member, tells her story.

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Year-Round Volunteer Profile: Community Relations

You can become a year-round volunteer with Operation Christmas Child! Lauren, a volunteer Community Relations Coordinator, tells her story.

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It's the Good News, Watch it Grow

There's so much more than meets the eye. Shoebox gifts plant seeds of hope, love and joy - watch it grow!

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Focus on the Family with Operation Christmas Child

Focus on the Family encourages us to pack shoebox gifts together as a family. Watch how one family participates in Operation Christmas Child and makes it a yearly tradition. Then get other ideas for your own family at our Resources and Idea Hub for families.

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Shoebox Drop-Off Locations Change Lives

Becoming a Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Drop-Off Location can transform lives in your community while reaching children around the world with the Good News! Find out how your church can get involved: SamaritansPurse.org/occ

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Moldova: Open for the Gospel

Children across Moldova are experiencing the Good News thanks to Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes and The Greatest Journey.

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Watch a Graduation in Uganda!

Watch Ugandan children graduate from The Greatest Journey! After receiving a shoebox gift, children have the opportunity to enroll in our dynamic, 12-lesson Bible study course guiding them through what it means to faithfully follow Jesus Christ.

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Don't Be the New Kid - Pack a Shoebox!

Operation Christmas Child National Shoebox Collection is November 17-24. Don't be the new kid - pack your box today!

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En México, el contenido de una caja de regalos da sentido a la vida / Finding Meaning Within a Shoebox in Mexico [SPANISH]

En muchas zonas de México, los niños a menudo terminan en las calles e incluso en las drogas. En este video podrá ver cómo la Operación Niño de la Navidad llega a estos niños con amor y simples regalos para hablarles de la esperanza que tienen en Jesucristo.

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Marina's Story

After her mother died, 16-year-old Marina became her grandmother's sole caregiver and was quickly overwhelmed. But an Operation Christmas Child shoebox connected Marina to her local church. There she discovered the love of God and the support Marina and her grandmother so desperately needed.

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What Is The Greatest Journey?

It may start with a shoebox gift, but it doesn't end there. The Greatest Journey is a follow-up discipleship class that equips the local church to help children learn about Christ's love and share their faith with others.

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Uganda: Good News

Simple gifts are opening the hearts of children and communities in Uganda. As a result, new churches are being planted in remote villages, and through The Greatest Journey children are equipped to share the Gospel with others.

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Veronica's Story

With her mother sentenced to 40 years in prison, Veronica faced her first Christmas in an orphanage. At her lowest point, Veronica received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox that renewed her faith in God and family.

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Pack A Shoebox with Uncle Si

Watch as Uncle Si Robertson learns how to pack an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. This big kid at heart wanted to help children around the world have a Merry Christmas and learn about the love of Christ.

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Operation Christmas Child - Full Circle Story

Hear from shoebox recipients around the world.

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Shoeboxes with Joy

A Filipino woman who received an Operation Christmas Child gift when she was young passes out boxes to children affected by Typhoon Haiyan

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Sharing God with a Gift

Alex Nsengimana, a genocide survivor, returns to his orphanage in Rwanda to give out shoebox gifts like the one he received as child. Watch more of his story of how God used a shoebox from Operation Christmas Child to change his life at www.samaritanspurse.org/alex

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Strengthening Young Faith with Shoeboxes

Meet CJ, a child who found shelter and salvation at a local church during the deadly Typhoon that struck the Philippines in November. Watch as Operation Christmas Child reinforces this young man's faith by sharing God's love with a simple shoebox gift.

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Leap of Faith

Watch these avid North Carolina skydivers pack more than just parachutes. They also pack gift-filled shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, and spread the word about the cause they are passionate about by doing what they enjoy most: jumping out of planes.

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Reach For The Sky

Meet Kevin Johnson. While a gold winning motocross stuntman and rider for Team Faith, he wants his legacy to be more than what he he can do on his dirt bike.Watch as he discusses his passion for Operation Christmas Child and spreading the love of God.

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Passing on the Passion

Through packing shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child, BMX rider Bryan Ledbetter shares with his family what he's most passionate about in life: his relationship with Christ.

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Opening Doors in Papua New Guinea

When Operation Christmas Child started bringing shoe boxes to boys and girls in villages of Papua New Guinea, whole communities and cultures began to change. Watch as children and adults alike are experiencing life-changing growth through Samaritan's Purse programs. For more information, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

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In His Time: Luis's Story

With no money for school supplies, Luis and his mother prayed. God answered with an Operation Christmas Child shoebox full of the exact items he needed. But, as a teenager, Luis was lured into a gang. Could the simple gift and his mother's prayers lead him back to God's plan?

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Joy in Mongolia

See how Operation Christmas Child takes shoe box gifts to the farthest reaches of the world, to share the message of God's love through the power of a simple gift.

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Pack a Shoebox with VeggieTales

Bob and Larry share on how to pack a shoebox with Operation Christmas Child.

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Good News: Danniella's Story

Thanks to The Greatest Journey, Danniella now shares the Good News with other children in her community. Every Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift is an opportunity to touch a child with the love of God, and every Greatest Journey graduate is equipped to share that love with others!

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The Greatest Journey: Christopher's Story

His friends call him Pastor. Since taking The Greatest Journey discipleship program, Christopher’s life has changed completely. He is now excited and empowered to share his faith with children in his community.

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Bringing Light to Cameroon

Watch as a simple gift makes a big impact in places where many children have never received a Christmas present before. Operation Christmas Child spreads the love of Christ in Cameroon through shoebox gifts and the follow-up discipleship program, The Greatest Journey. Entire communities are transformed by the Gospel as young Christians continue to grow in their faith and learn more about Jesus' love and sacrifice for them.

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Ecuador Distribution

Share the joy.

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Nuestro equipos de liderazgo regional y nacional te necesitan [Spanish]

Nuestro equipos de liderazgo regional y nacional te necesitan / Our National and Regional Leadership Teams Need You!

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Zimbabwe Kids go Wild

Share the joy of OCC with a child today

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OCC Volunteer Opportunities

Watch to find out how you can make an impact on a child's life by volunteering with Operation Christmas Child!

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The Impact of 100 Million Simple Gifts

How big of an impact does 100 Million shoe boxes actually make? Watch to find out.

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La vida de un niño se ve transformada

Les presento a Luis, un rebelde que no tenía ningún futuro. Pero después de que recibió una caja de regalos por medio de la Operación Niño de la Navidad y de haber concluido el cursillo de discipulado La gran aventura, su vida ha sido transformada. http://www.thegreatestjourney.org

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Un niño pequeño los guiará / A Little Child Shall Lead Them [SPANISH]

Detrás de las risas y las canciones de Andrea y sus hermanitos hay una oscuridad que habita en el hogar de ellos. La oscuridad de la adicción, el abuso y la desesperanza es una habitante muy desagradable de su casa. Miren por qué, en este video, Andrea puede decir: «Ahora puedo hacer frente a los retos de la vida como David, en la Biblia, lo hizo ante Goliat».

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Boy Celebrates Operation Christmas Child Gift

An African boy is thrilled to receive a shoebox gift from Samaritans Purse's Operation Christmas Child.

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The Shoebox Kid

Tucker's journey with Operation Christmas Child

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Adopted: From Prison to Praise

Only God can do this kind of change. Seven-year-old Hilario was living on the streets in Guadalajara, addicted to drugs. Years later, he threatened the life of a local minister who came to the prison to share the Gospel. In an unexpected turn of events, The Lord completely changed Hilario's heart and used him to bless a young orphan named Veronica. Watch to see how Hilario and Veronica gained the family they never had.

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A Little Child Shall Lead them

Behind the giggles and songs of Andrea and her siblings, there is a darkness that dwells in her home. The darkness of addiction, abuse and despair is an unwelcome inhabitant there. Watch this video and find out why Andrea says, "Now I can face life and the challenges it brings me in the way that David from the Bible did against Goliath."

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A Light in The House

Experience the impact The Greatest Journey is having on children after they receive their Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. Meet one girl from Cameroon whose entire life has been transformed since learning about the love of Jesus Christ. http://www.samaritanspurse.org

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Christmas Comes to the Philippines

After the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan, Operation Christmas Child sent over sixty thousand shoebox gifts to the children of the Philippines to ease their suffering and remind them of God's eternal love.

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Help Children Begin The Greatest Journey

The Greatest Journey is the exciting follow-up discipleship program used by Operation Christmas Child to help children become faithful followers of Jesus Christ.

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Hands of the Father: A Toymaker's Joy

Meet one man who dedicates his life to making wooden toys for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. So far he's made over 100,000 toys, and now he's going for 100,000 more.

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A Gift For Prakash

Watch to find out how one little boy's shoe box gift not only changed his life, but his entire family.

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And the Deaf Shall Hear

Operation Christmas Child distributes shoebox Christmas Presents to the especially needy children of the Deaf Ministry at Bible Baptist Church in Cebu, Philippines.

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Love Your Neighbor: A Gift of Forgiveness in Rwanda

Meet Alex, a survivor of the genocide in Rwanda who received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift as a child. Watch as he distributes gifts to children in the Rwandan orphanage he grew up in, while also forgiving those who killed his family.

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Operation Christmas Child Touches Nepal

Operation Christmas Child impacts communities far and wide, including hard-to-reach, remote villages. Watch how children in Nepal are blessed by Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey as their lives begin to change for the better. For more information on how you can help, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

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Operation Christmas Child Reaches Antarctica

Watch as Operation Christmas Child achieves the goal of delivering shoe box gifts to all seven continents when they visit a small village of scientist and military families in Antarctica.

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A Kaleidoscope of Joy: Operation Christmas Child in Dominican Republic

Discover how something so simple has such a big impact on the lives of many as a little girl in the Dominican Republic sees a kaleidoscope for the first time. For more information on how you can help, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

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Operation Christmas Child Builds Bridge of Love in Madagascar

Watch as children in Madagascar villages receive the joy and love of Christ through Operation Christmas Child. Help us spread to other villages to help strengthen the futures of these communities. For more information how you can help, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

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El Poder de un Solo Regalo [4:02]

Operación Niño de Navidad ha entregado alegría y el verdadero significado de la Navidad a más de 100 millones de niños a través de caja de zapatos regalos . Ayúdenos a alcanzar nuestro próximo 100 millones. http://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/

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Lemonade For Operation Christmas Child

Children raise money for Operation Christmas Child by selling cookies, brownies and lemonade.

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Bead by Bead: Ruth's Story

Meet Ruth Luethy. This 93-year-old decided to replace boredom with a hobby that would make an impact on children all over the world. Watch as she talks about making hundreds of beaded necklaces for Operation Christmas Child to put in shoe boxes. For more information on how you can get involved like Ruth, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

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The Republic of Georgia Changed By The Greatest Journey

Children in the Republic of Georgia have witnessed many terrible things as their country faces times of war. With The Greatest Journey, children's lives are changing as they learn about the love of Jesus Christ and the hope that comes with salvation.

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The Greatest Journey Reaches Guyana Children

Join Cissie Graham Lynch as she experiences firsthand the work The Greatest Journey is doing in the lives of children in Guyana, South America. Worldwide, over 1 million children are on The Greatest Journey right now, learning about Jesus and memorizing scripture. For $6 you can send one more.

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Operation Christmas Child Full Circle: Oksana's Story

Watch one of the most moving stories of an Operation Christmas Child recipient having her whole life changed over what she found inside her shoe box. Find out what simple item had the biggest impact on her life by watching the video!

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The Livia Satterfield Story

Watch this full circle story of a girl whose life was forever changed by Operation Christmas Child

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Lamb's Wool Ministry Knits Hearts Together

Meet Carol. Watch as her organization, Lamb's Wool Ministry, knits sweaters for children around the world through Operation Christmas child shoe boxes.

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Going Great Lengths for Children with Matthew West

Singer-songwriter, Matthew West, joined Samaritan's Purse to hand deliver Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes to children in the most remote of villages. Watch as Matthew West discovers the amazing work being done in the lives of children though Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey in the name of Christ. For more information on how you can help, visit http://www.thegreatestjourney.org.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2019, Full Length

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.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2019, 3 Minutes

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.

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Operation Christmas Child Overview 2019, 60 Seconds

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.

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Shoeboxes Lead to Church Planting in Togo

The arrival of Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes in Togo, Africa, helped a local pastor lead a community away from spirit worship to following the Lord Jesus Christ. A Bible study began for kids through The Greatest Journey, our discipleship program, then resulted in a church being planted in the area.

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Ernesto's Story: Passing On the Greatest Gift

Ernesto, a troubled young boy living in Mazatlan, Mexico, was excited when he received his very own soccer ball in an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. After giving his life to Christ, Ernesto's behavior radically changed. Now, he uses the ball to help share Jesus with his friends.

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Shoebox Fun in Antigua

In late December, Franklin Graham and members of his extended family distributed Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts on the island of Antigua.

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Josephine’s Story: Made in His Image

Samaritan's Purse recently delivered gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes to the Village of Light School for the Blind in Togo, West Africa. Josephine, 12, was one student encouraged by a shoebox gift and, along with her classmates, took part in The Greatest Journey.

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Dania's Story: The Power of Prayer

God used a simple Operation Christmas Child shoebox to show His love to Dania, a girl living in severe poverty in the Middle East, and answer her family's prayer for a much-needed item.

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Shoeboxes Lead to Church Planting in Mongolia

Enkhjargal, an Operation Christmas Child volunteer in Mongolia, used gift-filled shoeboxes to share the Gospel with families in the remote village of Batnorov and to plant the area's first church there.

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25 Years of Shoeboxes Celebrated in Charlotte

Franklin Graham, along with hundreds of processing center volunteers, celebrated 25 years of what God has done through Operation Christmas Child.

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West Coast Ministry Center Dedication

Franklin Graham dedicates the Samaritan's Purse West Coast Ministry Center in Fullerton, California.

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Purses with Purpose

Alathia, a 14-year-old girl in Fort Worth, Texas, set out to crochet 2,000 purses in one year for Operation Christmas Child and, with help from family, friends, and churches, she met her goal.

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Mariya's Story: From Mess to Masterpiece

Mariya, an aspiring artist in Ukraine, needed basic art supplies to continue pursuing her creative talents, but her parents were unable to afford them. So, she prayed. And her prayers were answered with the arrival of a simple shoebox.

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25 Years of Good News and Great Joy

Franklin Graham and his daughter Cissie share favorite memories from 25 years of Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse that has touched millions of lives around the world for Jesus Christ.

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Shoeboxes Jumpstart Church Planting in Mongolia

Tuya uses gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes to share the Gospel with families in her remote province and to plant churches where none existed.

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Shoeboxes Surprise Venezuelan Children in Colombia

Thousands of Venezuelan children displaced into Colombia are hearing about God's love for them as they receive gift-filled shoeboxes from Operation Christmas Child.

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Love Letter from the Father

Gifts given through Operation Christmas Child extend God's loving invitation to children around the world.

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At Just the Right Time

Jazmin, 17, says a letter sent to her in an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift is what opened her eyes to God's love for her.

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Kevin's Story: The Gift of New Life

Through an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift and The Greatest Journey discipleship program, God opened the hearts of Kevin and his family to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Precious Gifts

God inspired Chuka, an Operation Christmas Child prayer coordinator in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to reach out to disabled children with shoebox gifts and the Gospel. Through his outreach, a teen with cerebral palsy named Sampil has received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior-radically changing his life!

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Compelled to Reach Mexico's Highlands

Pastor Jose Benitez is bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the children and families of Mexico's mountains through Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey.

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Taking the Gospel to the Unreached

Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts create unique opportunities to share God's love with children living in remote communities across the world that have never heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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25 years of Operation Christmas Child

For 25 years the Samaritan's Purse project of Operation Christmas Child has touched countless lives with the Gospel of Jesus Christ--made known around the world through simple shoebox gifts. Through these gifts children across the globe learn about God's love and the love and generosity of His people.

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The Journey of a Shoebox: From Packing and Processing to Evangelism, Discipleship, and Multiplication

An immersive and compelling journey through multifaceted ministry of Operation Christmas Child.

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Encouragement from Sarai

Hear why Sarai packs shoeboxes gifts with her church and why she believes every Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift matters.

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What Is The Greatest Journey?

A shoebox gift is only the beginning! After children receive a shoebox, many have the opportunity to participate in The Greatest Journey, our fun and engaging discipleship program that teaches them about God's love and how to share it with others.

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Teacher Oksana: Kids Turning to Christ in Ukraine

Twenty years ago in Ukraine, Oksana Faik's sister received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox, and they happily shared its contents. Today, Oksana teaches The Greatest Journey, our 12-lesson follow-up discipleship program, and is seeing many children turn to Christ and follow Him.

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Kwale's Answered Prayer

Kwale and his mother were praying that God would provide new shoes for him, so he could return to school. God used an Operation Christmas Child shoebox-with a new pair of shoes that fit Kwale-to answer that prayer. The shoes, however, were just the beginning of the blessings that the Lord had in store for Kwale and his family.

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Persevering Past the Hurricanes

National Collection Week 2017 was tough for many Operation Christmas Child volunteers still recovering from three major hurricanes that hit the mainland United States and Puerto Rico. Nonetheless, faithful men and women persevered and, by God's grace, the work continued on with great success

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Amazing Grace for Jaki

She grew up as an orphan in Guatemala and received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift with great joy! Adopted by a U.S. family shortly after she received her shoebox, Jaki has become a gifted musician and testifies to God's amazing grace at work in her life in many ways.

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Shoeboxes Filled with Love Change Lives in Ukraine

God is at work across Ukraine as children participate in Operation Christmas Child and its discipleship program, The Greatest Journey. Christian leaders give thanks for the opportunities created by gift-filled shoeboxes.

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Yuliya and a Shoebox Packed with Prayer

Growing up in Central Asia, Yuliya received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox as a 9-year-old. God used a stuffed puppy, an Etch a Sketch, and a prayerful note in ways that only became clear to her years later when she began following Jesus Christ.

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Josiah and Prosper's Graduation Day

Josiah and Prosper, graduates of The Greatest Journey, share what attending the 12-lesson follow-up program has meant for their life in Tanzania.

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Shoebox Gifts Open Doors

In rural Tanzania Pastor Marco Kayumbo is watching God reach Muslim communities through simple shoebox gifts.

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Four-year-olds Have Fun Packing Shoebox Gifts

Watch these little kids share what Operation Christmas Child means to them.

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Life Change for Daphne in Bolivia

Daphne received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift in Bolivia and then joined The Greatest Journey discipleship program, where she learned about God's love for her. Daphne is now a Christian and she says it's the "most beautiful thing."

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The Journey of a Shoebox, Animated

Every shoebox gift goes on an amazing journey from the person who packed it to a child in need overseas. After receiving this tangible expression of God's love, the boy or girl is invited to participate in The Greatest Journey discipleship course.

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100-year-old Lets His Light Shine

Ira Miller of West Virginia packed 100 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for his 100th year. He doesn't let his age stop him from being a missionary.

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Eva's Story Reaches Millions

101-year-old Eva sews dresses to pack in Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. A few months ago, Eva shared her story in a special video. Watch Eva's reaction as she enjoys that video for the first time, as well as pictures of some of the girls who received her dresses.

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Good News for the Unreached

Operation Christmas Child and The Seed Company are partnering together for the Gospel. Gift-filled shoeboxes and Bible translation unlock doors for the never-before-reached to hear the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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From Texas to Barbuda with Love

Grace Baptist Church in Wild Peach, Texas, packed thousands of shoeboxes this year despite suffering losses after Hurricane Harvey. Pastor Mark and Cherry Brumbelow traveled to the Caribbean to see some of those boxes distributed to Hurricane Irma survivors from the island of Barbuda.

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Reaching Teens for Christ in Ukraine

Teen boys are learning to study the Bible and ride motorbikes in a club in Ukraine. After receiving Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, they are now engaged in The Greatest Journey discipleship course.

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Children Helping Children

Boys and girls across the United States are rallying their peers, as well as adults, to pack more Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes and thereby reach more children worldwide with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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Bahati: Now We Love Jesus

God used the Operation Christmas Child project, including The Greatest Journey discipleship course, to bring a young girl in Tanzania and her mother to faith in Christ.

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Both Sides of the Shoebox: Mark and Umale

We arranged a special surprise for volunteers from both sides of the shoebox. To learn more or get involved, visit https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/

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Military Couples Pack Shoebox Gifts

Operation Heal Our Patriots, a project of Samaritan's Purse aimed at strengthening the marriages of military couples, sponsored an Operation Christmas Child packing party in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Combat-wounded veterans, their spouses, and their children prepared shoebox gifts to send to boys and girls in need across the world.

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Volunteers from Both Sides of the Shoebox

We arranged a special surprise for volunteers from both sides of the shoebox. To learn more or get involved, visit https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/

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Get a Sneak Peek at a Processing Center

Ever wondered what it's like to volunteer at one of our Operation Christmas Child shoebox Processing Centers? Join Brogan for a behind-the-box tour! Sign-up to volunteer here: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/volunteer-at-a-shoebox-processing-center/

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Meet 100-Year-Old Eva

Eva Bossenberger is 100 years old. Eva, who has enjoyed sewing since she was a child, makes dresses to pack in Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. She prays that every girl who receives a dress will hear the Gospel and come to know Jesus as her Savior.

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National Collection Week Volunteer Training

Each volunteer has an exciting and important role to play as they prayerfully serve at an Operation Christmas Child drop-off location. Take a look at some of the ways volunteers work to get shoebox gifts to children around the world.

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Jessica and Innocent: Redeemed in Babylon

Jessica and Innocent, two children of an alcoholic mother, lived a rough life in Babylon, a neighborhood outside Namibia's capital. A praying neighbor saw the pain of the community's children and, using The Greatest Journey by Operation Christmas Child, shared the Gospel with Jessica and Innocent who then led their mother to faith in Christ too.

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Franklin Graham and Greta Van Susteren Celebrate Christmas at the Greta Home

Children at the academy in Haiti receive presents and participate in festivities with Mama Greta and Papa John.

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Operation Christmas Child Celebration in Charlotte

Franklin Graham was joined by volunteers, shoebox recipients, and the Tommy Coomes Band to celebrate how God is working through Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.

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Christmas Comes Early to Myanmar

Franklin Graham and friends joined the Operation Christmas Child National Leadership Team in handing out shoebox gifts to children in Myanmar. This is the first year that such gifts have been distributed in the struggling Asian nation and each one is an opportunity to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Rain in the Desert in Namibia

In the southern African nation of Namibia, Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts and the follow-up discipleship program, The Greatest Journey, are helping to quench spiritual thirst. Children and their families are being transformed as they meet Christ and share Him with others.

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Terry Prayed for a Bible

A Simple Prayer, A Simple Gift: Terry, a young boy in Namibia, prayed for a Bible. The next week he received one within his Operation Christmas Child shoebox.

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Reaching Peru's Hard Places

Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts help our local church partners bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to children and families in Peru's remote villages and jungles.

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Making Disciples Among the Nations

The Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts you pack travel the globe and change the lives of children, families, and communities.

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How to Pack a Shoebox - Short

Watch and find out how to prayerfully pack an Operation Christmas Child shoebox for a boy or girl in need. It's easy to do and each gift-filled box is a Gospel opportunity.

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How to Pack a Shoebox - Full

Watch and find out how to prayerfully pack an Operation Christmas Child shoebox for a boy or girl in need. It's easy to do and each gift-filled box is a Gospel opportunity.

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How Shoebox Gifts Travel the World

From donkeys, elephants, and camels to motorcycles, trucks, and canoes, we'll do whatever it takes to transport Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts to the ends of the earth.

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Hope for Cambodia's Children

Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts are bringing good news of God's love to children and their families in this Southeast Asian nation still recovering from genocide and civil war.

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Luis: God's Instrument

Luis from Peru was told that he wouldn't amount to anything, but through an Operation Christmas Child shoebox and The Greatest Journey discipleship program, the Lord transformed his life. Now he's studying to become a missionary and training teachers to disciple other children.

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A Widow's Faith for the Unreached

As Raquel shares the Gospel through Operation Christmas Child, lives are being transformed in Peru's remote, unreached communities.

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Faith: Crossing the Finish Line for 20,000 Shoeboxes

A young girl with spina bifida uses her birthday as an opportunity to host a 5K and pack Operation Christmas Child gifts.

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Remote Peru Receives the Gospel

An Operation Christmas Child shoebox distribution in a hard-to-reach community of Peru leads to a church plant and many children and families hearing the Good News of Jesus Christ for the first time.

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From Poverty to Parliament and the Pulpit

As a poor child in Grenada, Devon received a shoebox gift, heard the Gospel, and came to faith in Jesus. Devon committed his life to serving God and helping others, first as a senator and now as a pastor.

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Light for Malawi

God is using Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes to bring children to Himself in this southeast African country. After they receive the Gospel, girls and boys like Angella and Shukuran are introducing others to Christ. Some also participate in The Greatest Journey, the discipleship program Samaritan's Purse developed for shoebox recipients.

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Christmas at the Greta Home

Franklin Graham, along with Greta Van Susteren and her husband John Coale, gave out Christmas gifts to children at the Greta Home and Academy in Haiti. Watch as the children open their gifts with joy.

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A Mother's Prayer

When Luis received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox containing the school supplies he so desperately needed, his mom knew it was an answer to their prayers.

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Christmas in Belize

Franklin Graham, joined by friends Greta Van Susteren and John Coale, helped pastors from Belize give Operation Christmas Child gifts to children in need.

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Jordyn's Love Project

Jordyn McNeal started her "love projects" at 6 years old. This year, she will be showing children God's love by packing 5,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes!

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Worth the Walk

Since 2003, God has used Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes and The Greatest Journey to open entire Fijian villages to the Good News. Pastor Waisea walks for hours to bring the love of Jesus to children across his island homeland.

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The Sounds of Operation Christmas Child

Working together to delivery shoeboxes makes beautiful music!

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Operation Christmas Child Community Event - Charlotte, NC

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham, N.C. Governor Pat McCrory, and others encourage Operation Christmas Child volunteers, staff, and guests at the Charlotte, N.C., processing center.

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Veronica's Story

With her mother sentenced to 40 years in prison, Veronica faced her first Christmas in an orphanage. At her lowest point, Veronica received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox that renewed her faith in God and family.

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God Made Me Walk

Doctors told Faith's parents she would never walk, but God had other plans. Faith takes on a 5K run to collect shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child.

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Operation Christmas Child in Honduras

What happens when children open Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for the first time? See how simple gifts change children’s lives throughout Honduras.

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How to Process Millions of Shoeboxes?

We love our Operation Christmas Child volunteers! These dedicated shoebox packers know how to have fun while reaching millions of children every year. Join us! There is a place for everyone to serve!

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The LAPD Joins Forces with Operation Christmas Child

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is partnering with Operation Christmas Child to pack shoeboxes again this year. Reaching children around the world is a family tradition for these officers and their families.

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Christmas in Ecuador

Franklin Graham, Greta Van Susteren, and her husband John Coale attend an Operation Christmas Child shoebox distribution! In this Ecuadorian village families make their living in the garbage dump. Watch the joy and hope a simple gift can bring!

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Redemption in a Shoebox

One shoebox at a time, these women in recovery find and give hope. A partnership between the Changing Lives Center and Operation Christmas Child is another way that shoeboxes build community.

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Follow Uncle Si's Shoebox

Every Operation Christmas Child shoebox delivers joy, hope and a message of God's love. We followed Uncle Si's shoebox all the way to India.

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Behind the Scenes: Shoeboxes Land in Iraq

Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes from the US, UK and Canada arrive in Northern Iraq to bring joy to children in refugee camps.

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The Good Sea

"God created the ocean and saw that it was good. (Genesis 1:9-10) See how five friends from Madagascar discover God's underwater world with snorkels they received at an Operation Christmas Child distribution."

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Hope for Iraq

Ongoing Samaritan's Purse relief efforts and Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes bring hope to thousands of Christians and Yazidi families displaced by ISIS.

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Behind the Scenes: Shoeboxes for Iraq Airlift

Watch 60,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes being loaded to fly from Baltimore to Erbil! We can't wait to bring good news and great joy to children displaced by ISIS in Northern Iraq.

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Joy to The World Through OCC

Operation Christmas Child Processing Center Music Montage

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Samaritan's Purse Airlift of Joy

Samaritan's Purse included 60,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes in our latest airlift from Baltimore to Erbil. These special gifts will bring much needed joy to children displaced by ISIS.

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Church To Church

Watch as churches around the world connect through Operation Christmas Child, working together as the body of Christ. Be part of impacting the lives of children everywhere by packing a shoe box gift for a child in need. For more information, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.

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Finding Meaning Within a Shoebox in Mexico

In many areas of Mexico, often children end up on the streets and even on drugs. Watch as Operation Christmas Child reaches out to these children with love and simple gifts in order to share with them the hope they have in Jesus Christ.

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New Faith in an Ancient Land

Operation Christmas Child helps open new doors to sharing the Gospel to people in Thailand.

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Shoeboxes with Joy

A Filipino woman who received an Operation Christmas Child gift when she was young passes out boxes to children affected by Typhoon Haiyan

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Bringing Light to Cameroon

Watch as a simple gift makes a big impact in places where many children have never received a Christmas present before. Operation Christmas Child spreads the love of Christ in Cameroon through shoebox gifts and the follow-up discipleship program, The Greatest Journey. Entire communities are transformed by the Gospel as young Christians continue to grow in their faith and learn more about Jesus' love and sacrifice for them.

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Thank You For Packing Shoeboxes For Refugees

Ken Barun from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association takes a moment to thank everyone who packed a shoebox gift this season for Operation Christmas Child. He and his wife traveled to northern Iraq to hand out gifts to refugee children to spread the hope and love of Jesus Christ. http://www.samaritanspurse.org

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Lifting Up Lives in Northern Iraq

Syrian refugees fled their homes, leaving all they had behind to save themselves and their families. Samaritan's Purse is on the ground supplying Operation Christmas Child gifts for children, heaters for families, life-saving food and more. http://www.samaritanspurse.org

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Airlift of Love to Iraq

Samaritan's Purse is sending 65,000 Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts to Syrian children who are displaced in Northern Iraq after fleeing the deadly civil war in their home country.

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Christmas Comes to the Philippines

After the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan, Operation Christmas Child sent over sixty thousand shoebox gifts to the children of the Philippines to ease their suffering and remind them of God's eternal love.

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Strengthening Young Faith with Shoeboxes

Meet CJ, a child who found shelter and salvation at a local church during the deadly Typhoon that struck the Philippines in November. Watch as Operation Christmas Child reinforces this young man's faith by sharing God's love with a simple shoebox gift.

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A Story of Simple Gifts

Unlock 20 years of inspiration with Franklin Graham's new book "Operation Christmas Child: A Story of Simple Gifts" available now at select Christian bookstores and online.

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A Christmas Airlift

Just in time for Christmas, sixty-five thousand "Gospel Opportunities" from Operation Christmas Child landed in the Philippines for children who were victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Dozens of churches around the nation will be giving out these shoebox gifts in the name of Jesus Christ. To get involved visit, http://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ

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Remembering the Philippines This Christmas

Operation Christmas Child loaded up a 747 with more than 65,000 shoebox gifts for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Watch as Franklin Graham dedicates the gifts as we send them off from JFK Airport.To find out more visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/

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Gifts from Survivor to Survivor

Watch as those who endured Hurricane Sandy find joy in packing Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for Filipino children in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

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OCC Community Event 2013 in Charlotte

Sarah Palin and Pat McCrory join Franklin Graham in celebrating another exciting year of bringing Good News and Great Joy to children around the world through Operation Christmas Child. Members of the Charlotte community were invited to visit the OCC Charlotte Shoebox Processing Center to listen to the speakers, worship with the Tommy Coomes Band and see God’s hand at work!

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Shoeboxes On Parade

Watch how one community gets into the holiday spirit by sharing the message of Operation Christmas Child through a festive parade float.

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Build a Box Online with Si Robertson

Uncle Si of Duck Commander, shares in the joy of Operation Christmas Child

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TobyMac - Christmas This Year (Feat. Leigh Nash) - Operation Christmas Child Music Video

Thanks to Operation Christmas Child, people all over the world celebrate the greatest gift of all: Jesus Christ. Watch this Toby Mac music video, "Christmas This Year" featuring Leigh Nash and celebrate the awesome work God is doing through Samaritan's Purse and Operation Christmas Child.

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Help Children Begin The Greatest Journey

The Greatest Journey is the exciting follow-up discipleship program used by Operation Christmas Child to help children become faithful followers of Jesus Christ.

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Packing With Purpose

A special invitation from Franklin Graham to host an Operation Christmas Child packing party with a purpose.

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Uncle Si Who? - Official Teaser [HD]

Pack a Shoebox Jack! Si Robertson of Duck Commander stops by to visit SPTV and gets his own channel. Watch more exclusive Si videos. sptv.org/

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Pack A Shoebox with Uncle Si

Watch as Uncle Si Robertson learns how to pack an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. This big kid at heart wanted to help children around the world have a Merry Christmas and learn about the love of Christ.

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Deleted Shoebox Scenes: Action Figure

Curious about what was cut from the "Pack a Shoebox with Uncle Si" video? Check out this deleted scene where Uncle Si Robertson talks about his favorite wrestling action figure, which suspiciously looks a lot like the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Watch the whole video here. http://bit.ly/yt-shoeboxsi

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Deleted Shoebox Scenes: Cologne

Curious about what was cut from the "Pack a Shoebox with Uncle Si" video? Check out this deleted scene where Uncle Si tries to pack a foul-smelling bottle of cologne. Watch the whole video here. http://bit.ly/yt-shoeboxsi

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The Power of Prayer

The most important thing you can put in a shoebox is prayer. Watch Uncle Si Robertson pray for the boxes he and his nephew Al Robertson packed for Operation Christmas Child. http://bit.ly/yt-shoeboxsi

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Behind the Scenes with Uncle Si: Tea Cup

Curious about what was cut from the "Pack a Shoebox with Uncle Si" video? Check out this deleted scene where Uncle Si Robertson discusses how much tea he really drinks in a day. Watch the whole video here. http://bit.ly/yt-shoeboxsi

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Behind the Scenes with Uncle Si and Operation Christmas Child

Ever wonder what Uncle Si Robertson is really like? Watch this behind the scenes footage from our Operation Christmas Child shoot where Si packs his first shoebox gift ever. http://bit.ly/yt-shoeboxsi

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Uncle Si's Favorite Christmas Memory

Watch as Uncle Si Robertson shares his favorite Christmas memory from his childhood. Uncle Si is celebrating Christmas with Operation Christmas Child this year because he wants to help spread the love of Jesus to children all over the world. http://bit.ly/yt-shoeboxsi

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Hands of the Father: A Toymaker's Joy

Meet one man who dedicates his life to making wooden toys for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes. So far he's made over 100,000 toys, and now he's going for 100,000 more.

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The Peace of Letting Go: How One Rwandan Forgave

Meet Alex, a survivor of the genocide in Rwanda who received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift as a child. Watch as he walks through the memorial for those killed in the 1994 genocide and talks about how through Jesus, he is able to forgive for those who killed his family and people. http://www.samaritanspurse.org

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Sharing God with a Gift

Alex Nsengimana, a genocide survivor, returns to his orphanage in Rwanda to give out shoebox gifts like the one he received as child. Watch more of his story of how God used a shoebox from Operation Christmas Child to change his life at www.samaritanspurse.org/alex

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Uncle Si Channel [Official Teaser HD]

Pack a Shoebox Jack! Si Robertson stops by to visit SPTV. Watch more exclusive Si videos. sptv.org/

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Finding Hope with Christmas in Haiti

Watch to find out how one Pastor who lost his family in the Haiti Earthquake still finds hope and the strength to praise God.

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Celebrating Christmas in Republic of Georgia

Watch as children in the Republic of Georgia receive shoe box gifts. Operation Christmas Child partners continue to minister to children in need after the distributions through programs like Noah's Ark

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Limitless Love

When you pack a shoebox full of gifts for Operation Christmas Child, your love is limitless. Watch to see who will celebrate it's arrival.

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OCC and the Power of Prayer

Operation Christmas Child and the power of prayer

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The Impact of 100 Million Simple Gifts

How big of an impact does 100 Million shoe boxes actually make? Watch to find out.

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Behind the Scenes with Uncle Si: Willie’s Old Doll

Curious about what was cut from the "Pack a Shoebox with Uncle Si" video? Check out this deleted scene where Uncle Si Robertson reveals the real reason why Willie loved cabbage patch dolls. http://bit.ly/yt-shoeboxsi

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La vida de un niño se ve transformada / A Boy's Life Changed [SPANISH]

Les presento a Luis, un rebelde que no tenía ningún futuro. Pero después de que recibió una caja de regalos por medio de la Operación Niño de la Navidad y de haber concluido el cursillo de discipulado La gran aventura, su vida ha sido transformada. Más detalles en htpp://www.thegreatestjourney.org.

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Un niño pequeño los guiará / A Little Child Shall Lead Them [SPANISH]

Detrás de las risas y las canciones de Andrea y sus hermanitos hay una oscuridad que habita en el hogar de ellos. La oscuridad de la adicción, el abuso y la desesperanza es una habitante muy desagradable de su casa. Miren por qué, en este video, Andrea puede decir: «Ahora puedo hacer frente a los retos de la vida como David, en la Biblia, lo hizo ante Goliat».

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The Shoebox Kid

Tucker's journey with Operation Christmas Child

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