“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:14
The World Mercy Teams Nurture and Nourish program provides regular nutritious meals and AWANA Club to over 300 underprivileged children through a partnership with local volunteers in Christian communities of Leyte and Samar, Philippines. In addition, we visit regularly to provide medical care for the children and their communities. It is our hope to bring down the barriers that prevent these little ones from getting a solid education and becoming Christian leaders in their communities. With your help, we can make the difference.
“Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.” - John 12:24 It’s been many years now since Edwina, a 17-year-old from Santa Fe, climbed a banana tree. She
I remember the first time we entered the port of Catbalogan on the Island of Samar, Philippines it instantly reminded me of Mos Eisley, a spaceport depicted in the 1977 film Star Wars. It was a chaotic, funky and somewhat dangerous-feeling place filled with the strangest sights, smells and
Dust rose in soft billows around the tires of our multicab transport as we slowly moved past bicycles, pedestrians and dogs along the roadway. The vehicle came to a stop in a little community that is knows by the locals as “Hillside”. We unloaded our supplies and
"Her heart was breaking for this young man who will never enjoy a normal life." I always love it when we travel to a new location to hold a medical clinic. It’s great to go back to the same places and see familiar faces, but new locations
Doer of the Word
The Tacloban Nazarene Church was a flurry of activity as we prepared for our medical mission. Numerous giant boxes had been shipped ahead, full of shoes, clothing toys, hygiene and medical supplies for the impoverished communities nearby. A sense of anticipation and joy was in