Much is said in the news lately about the drought in California, but not much is reported about the devastating floods now inundating southern Asia. Our partners in Myanmar, a poor nation into which Heaven's Family has heavily invested for many years through orphanages and a multitude of other projects, have been reporting to us and sending photos of the devastation. Here are a few...
Below are just a few of the many testimonies we receive about lives being impacted and transformed by the Disaster Relief Ministry of Heaven’s Family.
During our response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal last April, I was very excited to see how God directed us to link arms with other organizations to improve our impact in that hurting country. In all, your donations have enabled us to join collaboratively with more than 30 organizations that are all working to build the kingdom of God in Nepal!
Disaster = Opportunity. Disasters are always unwelcome due to the acute suffering they cause, but they can also open many hearts wide to God's message of hope. As followers of Jesus, we must be quick to respond to such opportunities.
Entire villages destroyed, my contact said in an email to me just days after the April 25th earthquake in Nepal. I wouldn't have believed it if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes. Two days later I slipped "unseen" into the capital city of Kathmandu—larger organizations, I learned, found themselves mired in bureaucratic red tape at the airport as they tried to get their teams and supplies into the country
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.