Sounds of Hope: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient Gives Back

– Find out how you can make an eternal impact this year by packing a shoebox gift.

– To send a gift-filled shoebox from your home, you can custom build a shoebox online.

– Dive deeper into Dania’s shoebox story with bonus photos and videos about how her life was changed by Operation Christmas Child.

Show Notes

During this National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child, Kristy sits down with three shoebox recipients whose lives were eternally changed because of a simple gift.

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The Ripple Effect: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient Gives Back

– Find out how you can make an eternal impact this year by packing a shoebox gift.

– To send a gift-filled shoebox from your home, you can custom build a shoebox online.

– Dive deeper into Yves’ shoebox story with bonus photos and videos about how his life was changed by Operation Christmas Child.

Show Notes

Good news, great joy! In honor of this National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child, Kristy sits down with three shoebox recipients whose lives were eternally changed because of a simple gift.

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A Letter Changed Her Life: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Recipient Gives Back

– Find out how you can make an eternal impact this year by packing a shoebox gift.

– To send a gift-filled shoebox from your home, you can custom build a shoebox online.

– Dive deeper into Yuliya’s shoebox story with bonus photos and videos about how her life was changed by Operation Christmas Child.

Show Notes

To kick off National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child, Kristy sits down with three shoebox recipients whose lives were eternally changed because of a simple gift.

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BONUS: Meet Our Staff, Appreciating Veteran’s Day in the Ministry

– Are you or your spouse a service member from a U.S. military branch who has been injured or wounded in active duty since September 11, 2001? Apply to participate in Operation Heal Our Patriots for the 2021 season.

– Discover more about how Operation Heal Our Patriots is working to strengthen the relationships and faith of our wounded veterans here.

– To hear more episodes highlighting Operation Heal Our Patriots and veterans who have selflessly served, listen to “Operation Heal Our Patriots,” “The Lifelong Impact of Operation Heal Our Patriots,” and “Memorial Day: Honoring Those Who Died for our Freedom.”

Show Notes

This week in honor of Veteran’s Day, we are introducing you to Samaritan’s Purse staff members who have also served in the U.S. military—taking you around the ministry to hear the stories of men and women who bravely served and are now giving their talents to help in Jesus’ Name. In today’s episode, Kristy talks with these veterans about their time in the service, their calling to Samaritan’s Purse, and how they’re continuing to grow in faith and surrender to God.

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Inside the Hot Zone: Fighting COVID-19 in the Bahamas

– If you enjoyed hearing first-hand from our COVID-19 treatment center, go back and listen to “Hope in Cremona, Italy,” and “Central Park Emergency Field Hospital,” to learn about our earlier responses in 2020.

– For more behind the scenes content, check out our Instagram.

– Stay updated on how God is moving through the ministry by visiting our website to read stories like, ‘Emergency Field Hospital Opens in the Bahamas to Care for COVID-19 Patients.’

Show Notes

On October 15, Samaritan’s Purse airlifted a 28-bed Emergency Field Hospital to the Bahamas—along with doctors, nurses, and supplies—to help combat the island’s second wave of COVID-19. Overwhelmed with coronavirus patients, Nassau’s Princess Margaret Hospital was filled to capacity and desperate for space. The Prime Minister, who was familiar with the ministry’s work after Hurricane Dorian of September 2019, called Samaritan’s Purse for additional support.

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Power of Prayer: Leaning on God’s Guidance

– Do you want to be encouraged by the power of prayer? Check out the replay of the Prayer March 2020.

– Are you interested in Paul David Tripp’s full devotion mentioned at the beginning of the episode? Take a look at the devotion from his book New Morning Mercies.

– Operation Christmas Child shoebox season is here! Click here to find COVID-19 updates, gift suggestions, and ways to get involved.

– Read more about how ‘Dr. Kent Brantly Continues to Share Good News’ after his battle with Ebola.

– Samaritan’s Purse is still fighting COVID-19 by setting up another Emergency Field Hospital in the Bahamas. Find more information here.

Show Notes

Since the beginning of Samaritan’s Purse in 1970, prayer and dependence on God has always been the solid foundation of the ministry. In this special podcast episode, Kristy Graham looks back at the ways staff and volunteers have seen God answer individual and corporate prayers.

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Hearts to Serve: Volunteers Deploy Across the Country

– Is God calling you to be a part of disaster relief with Samaritan’s Purse? Take a look at our volunteer opportunities.

– Read more stories from each of our U.S. Disaster Relief sites here.

– Do you want to know more about having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ? Learn more about having peace with God.

Show Notes

Samaritan’s Purse is deployed to seven disaster response sites across the U.S. to bring help in Jesus’ Name. From sifting through ashes in California to mudding out homes in Louisiana, volunteers are serving as the hands and feet of Christ.

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BONUS: Conversation with Kristy Graham, Celebrating One Year

– Check out our website to see photos and insider details for every episode.

– Read more about the work of Samaritan’s Purse.

Follow us on Instagram to learn more about the podcast team and the making of each episode.

Show Notes

Thank you for supporting and listening to the On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse podcast for one year! In this bonus episode, Kristy Graham sits down with Melissa Strickland, a podcast team member, to reflect on God’s faithfulness through the past year of the podcast.

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Meeting Physical and Spiritual Needs in Bolivia

– Read more about how Samaritan’s Purse is Supporting Bolivian Families During the Pandemic. Check out our website for more information.

– One of our podcast guests, Grace Wright, gives a video tour– showing a new church that Samaritan’s Purse helped build in the country.

– Take a look at our Instagram to get a behind-the-scenes look of the making of On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse.

Show Notes

Since the end of 2019, Bolivians have faced compounding turmoil and hardship. From civil unrest to devastating coronavirus difficulties, the country is desperate for hope. Today’s episode begins with a reminder that God is present in every time of need. While Bolivia is going through enormous hardship, Samaritan’s Purse is striving to bring spiritual and physical healing.

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From Nepal to Togo: Doctors Prepare for Remote Mission Hospitals

– Learn more about opportunities for medical professionals to serve overseas with World Medical Mission.

– Is God calling you to a career in medical missions? Find out more about the Post-Residency Program.

– Read how Samaritan’s Purse is ‘Sending New Doctors to the Mission Field.

– What’s it like to experience day in the life of a Post-Residency doctor? Watch ‘Answering God’s Call to Medical Missions.

Show Notes

In this episode of On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse, Kristy Graham dives deeper into the Post-Residency Program through World Medical Mission. This fully funded two-year program is for Christian physicians who have been called to a career in medical missions.

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