On August 14, 2021, Haiti was rattled by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that ravaged the island’s southern peninsula. The shockwaves spread panic across the island, brought death and desolation to thousands of families, overwhelmed hospitals, flattened buildings, and trapped people under rubble in at least two cities. Read firsthand accounts from a World Vision communications officer and survivors.
Erin Weidemann, speaker and author of the Bible Belles series, shares how parents can be intentional about raising the new generation of Christian disciples who follow Jesus’ greatest commandment and care about others in the world.
In arid Durame, Ethiopia, organizations had drilled six times for clean water, without success. When World Vision arrived to attempt, the people might have said not to bother, since everyone else had failed. Instead they said, “We must pray and fast, and the Lord will bring us water.” Prayer made all the difference.
Best-selling author Debbie Macomber has empowered knitters for years through Knit for Kids and World Vision. Now she is encouraging people to sew masks that will be included in World Vision’s Family Emergency Kits, which are distributed to families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jesus’ parable of the good Samaritan offers a roadmap of how to be a better neighbor when confronting issues of racial injustice.