A long time ago, a lonely little girl living in a refugee camp made a promise to God. That little girl’s name was Zera. In her native language of Kirundi, “Zera” means “seed” so it made perfect sense for God to grow Zera’s promise into something big and beautiful. Learn more about the GenSend program for college students at SendRelief.org/GenSend. Find out how you can serve refugees and internationals at SendRelief.org.
These are the lies little girls hear—how many curves you have, how many heads you turn—this is what determines your worth. But when one lady in Baltimore decided girls in her neighborhood needed someone to tell them the truth, something unexpected happened. Learn how you and your church can mentor children in struggling communities at SendRelief.org.
One day, Jon and Carly Souza were newlyweds. The next day, they were the parents of four children, five and under. In this episode of Stories of Hope, spend a day with the Souzas, now a Las Vegas family of nine, and discover the heroic and humdrum steps they took to become an instant family.
Bruce ate out of garbage cans. He had a good reason why. Now, Bruce helps feed hungry people. Just like hundreds of born again people on New York City’s Lower East Side, he tells his life story in two chapters, and he’s learned some things he wants you to know. Learn you and your church can reach out to the hungry at SendRelief.org/Poverty.
What do you do when it feels like you can’t do anything? When one of the most destructive hurricanes in Puerto Rico’s history hits Jorge Santiago’s hometown, he sets out to do the almost impossible. Learn more about Jorge’s ministry at AnnieArmstrong.com, and find out how you can volunteer in Puerto Rico at volunteer.SendRelief.org.
From Send Relief, Stories of Hope is a podcast about people who meet needs, build relationships and change lives. Every two weeks, you will hear a story about a believer or a church who looked honestly at the world around them, discovered a need and then couldn’t sit still until they’d done what God told them to do. Subscribe today.