October Ministry Highlights

This week, Kristy Graham hears from Samaritan’s Purse key leaders to learn more about how we are responding after Hurricane Ida, the Afghanistan crisis, and the Haiti earthquake.

Although the news cycle has since turned over and our attention has been focused in other places—one of the incredible things about God is that He doesn’t forget. He is equipping Samaritan’s Purse to continue working in broken places to help people physically and spiritually. This week, Kristy Graham hears from Samaritan’s Purse key leaders to learn more about how we are responding after Hurricane Ida, the Afghanistan crisis, and the Haiti earthquake.

– Read “Samaritan’s Purse On the Ground in Haiti After Powerful Earthquake Rocks Southern Cities,” to read more about how the ministry is bringing hope to Haiti during a time of crisis.

Follow us on Instagram to see behind-the-scenes photos of how Samaritan’s Purse is helping people in Jesus’ Name.

Show Notes

As the world is constantly changing and we are receiving new updates every hour, Samaritan’s Purse is not only responding to events as they arise, but faithfully staying until the need is met. Kristy Graham hears from three ministry leaders about our work in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida, Virginia to aid Afghan refugees, and Haiti after the earthquake.

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A Lasting Impact: The Global Internship Program

Every summer, spring, and fall, Samaritan’s Purse offers competitive, Gospel-focused internships. In this episode, Kristy hears from a handful of this year’s interns, as well as the ministry’s vice president of human resources to dive deeper into the program and its impact throughout our organization. Through intentional mentorship from supervisors, managers, and coworkers, interns have the opportunity to learn and grow in their faith and skillset.

Apply for the Samaritan’s Purse 2022 summer internship season to be a part of bringing relief and the hope of the Gospel to hurting people. Applications must be submitted no later than Jan. 1, 2022.

– Check out our website to learn more about how both domestic and international interns are making an eternal difference.

– Read Serving God in Colombia to hear a past intern’s experience serving overseas.

Show Notes

1 Timothy 4:12 says, “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity.”

Since 2013, Samaritan’s Purse has offered competitive, Gospel-focused internships for students around the globe. In this episode, Kristy take a closer look at the robust program and the impact that it has across the ministry. She hears from this year’s summer interns, Parker Primrose and Joelle Gates-Bassett, along with Cindy Rutz, the vice president of Human Resources.

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Finding God in the Floorboards: Operation Christmas Child

Izabella McMillon received an Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoebox when she was a 13-year-old living in communist Romania. The simple shoebox was a source of hope and led her to give her life to the Lord. Izabella, who now works for Samaritan’s Purse as the Speakers Bureau Manager for Operation Christmas Child, shares with Kristy about her experience growing up in a communist country and how her faith was sealed through a shoebox.
Izabella McMillon received an Operation Christmas Child gift-filled shoebox when she was a 13-year-old living in communist Romania. The simple shoebox was a source of hope and led her to give her life to the Lord. Izabella, who now works for Samaritan’s Purse as the Speakers Bureau Manager for Operation Christmas Child, shares with Kristy about her experience growing up in a communist country and how her faith was sealed through a shoebox.

– Watch Izabella McMillon’s Full Circle Story with Operation Child as she explains where her story with the ministry first began.

Find out more information on how to pack a shoebox, drop-off locations, free materials, and building a shoebox online on our Samaritan’s Purse website.

Show Notes

To kick off the Operation Christmas Child season, Kristy speaks with Izabella McMillon, who received a shoebox as a child growing up in communist Romania. Now serving as the Speakers Bureau Manager for Operation Christmas Child, she shares her story and equips other shoebox recipients to do the same.

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