Tomorrow I’m flying to Nepal, the mountainous nation devastated by the 7.9 magnitude earthquake last weekend. I’ll be leading a team of trained first responders to meet with our partners in Kathmandu and travel to outlying villages where large aid organizations are not presently working—villages that one of our partners told me have been “fully destroyed,” forcing everyone to sleep outside.
I’ll also be carrying funds donated to the Disaster Relief Fund that were raised this week to purchase food, medicine, blankets and other supplies locally, as much as is possible, to help local economies rebound more quickly. We are extremely grateful for those of you who have already contributed to Nepal relief, but much more will be needed to help our Nepalese brothers and sisters in Christ survive this crisis and rebuild their lives. If you haven’t yet given and would like to, please click here.
I’d appreciate your prayers for safety and effective ministry in Nepal. As time and internet access allows, I hope to blog during my trip so that you can see what your prayers and gifts are accomplishing.
Because of Him,
Director, Disaster Relief Fund