Strengthen Communities

Communities all over the world don’t have access to clean water, education, medical care and more.

These are all real problems, but there are also practical solutions. Together, we can equip communities to make sustainable change while sharing the love of Christ.

You and your church can join the thousands of others already partnering with Send Relief to care for those in need—one person, one relationship, one community—at a time. Through authentic care and consistent presence, people hear and see the gospel in action and discover how God’s amazing love can change everything.

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Our team has decades of experience and is ready to help you start or grow a ministry. We would love to connect with you today.

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Taylor Field

Taylor Field served as an IMB Journeyman with his wife, Susan, in Hong Kong and has a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Gateway Seminary. For the past 35 years, he has served with the North American Mission Board and now operates as Send Relief’s Regional Director of the Northeast. Starting in a storefront called “Graffiti,” he helped start five community ministry locations in New York City with additional affiliates in other urban areas. He is the author of ten books discussing urban ministry tactics and continues to faithfully serve church plants and community ministries in the Northeastern United States.

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The Power of Tea in Uganda

In a country where the average income is less than $200 a year, the present economic drought is making sustainable incomes harder and harder…

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Free eBook: Seeing as Jesus Sees: 3 Stories of Compassion in the Bible

Free eBook: Seeing as Jesus Sees: 3 Stories of Compassion in the Bible

When Jesus saw people, He responded with compassion. And when we see people as Jesus sees them, we can respond with compassion too. In Seeing as Jesus Sees, Bryant Wright examines three stories of compassion in the Gospels. Jesus saw the distressed Jesus saw the dejected Jesus saw those in need of a Shepherd Download...
Spurgeon and the Poor

Spurgeon and the Poor

One question has consistently plagued the church: How should the people of God respond to social issues? Rather than buying into the “social gospel,” ‘Spurgeon and the Poor’ looks back to an unexpected source for biblical clarity: Charles Haddon Spurgeon. Part theology and part biography, ‘Spurgeon and the Poor’ examines how the Prince of Preachers’...
Becoming a Church That Cares Well for the Abused

Becoming a Church That Cares Well for the Abused

Part of Send Relief’s mission to equip pastors and their churches involves empowering them to respond quickly and appropriately to cases of abuse. Most pastors have had little or no training on pastoral care or the misuse of power in cases of abuse within the church. This lack of preparedness often leads to ministry leaders...
How to Establish a Local Ministry

How to Establish a Local Ministry

Send Relief’s “How to Establish a Local Ministry” guide will help you identify essential, effective strategies you need to learn, thought-provoking questions to ask, metrics to gauge sustainability and many more asset-based assessments for you to engage with before delving into building a core compassion ministry. Esta guía está disponible en español.
The Church’s Guide to Ministering to Refugees

The Church’s Guide to Ministering to Refugees

This free resource will help your church or small group understand the plight of refugees on a deeper level. The e-book provides background information on how families become refugees, the Biblical basis for the church’s call to help them and how pastors and congregations can meet refugees’ specific physical and spiritual needs.
Micro Grants Ministry Guide

Micro Grants Ministry Guide

Learn how your church can come alongside vulnerable families by starting a micro-grant program to help them overcome financial hardships.
Strengthen Communities Prayer Guide

Strengthen Communities Prayer Guide

Reliable education, proper medical care, safe drinking water, consistent food security—vulnerable communities’ needs are extensive. Globally, 734 million people live on less than $2 a day, and, even in North America, one in five children live in poverty. Through your prayers, you can support the work of Send Relief partners and volunteers providing practical, sustainable...
Three Ways to Alleviate Global Poverty

Three Ways to Alleviate Global Poverty

Nearly eight million people live on less than $2 a day. The day-to-day struggle just to survive is not a battle that many of us have been forced to fight. Read this guide to learn three ways to respond to poverty around the world. Then, see how Send Relief and our partners are responding through...
Ministry to the Homeless

Ministry to the Homeless

No matter where you are, your community is likely impacted by homelessness in some way. This ministry guide provides you and your congregation a step-by-step approach to developing practical ways to reach homeless people in your area with the love of Jesus.
Developing a Community Garden Ministry

Developing a Community Garden Ministry

Planting a community garden at your church could be a multi-faceted way to change lives by meeting relevant food needs in your community. This ministry guide will give you all you need to know to make that happen in your congregation.
The Opioid Problem: Practical Ways to End the Epidemic

The Opioid Problem: Practical Ways to End the Epidemic

Faclitating Freedom An average of 115 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. From misused prescription opioids to heroin addiction, millions of people in North America are caught up in the drug epidemic. Send Relief is catalyzing churches across the continent to help, and we need you and your church to be a part...