Ashley VanBrunt and her husband Tyler have spent nine months over the past two years working alongside and training our Sierra Leone clinic staff. In light of the recent Ebola outbreak, we asked Ashley to paint a picture of the clinic for you and introduce you to the staff, so you can better understand how to pray for them.
As the World Health Organization declares an international emergency due to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, Theresa and Marie settle down with their friends in our Children’s Home to watch a film and plan their birthday celebration.
My wife Jen and I recently took a trip to Seattle to celebrate our tenth anniversary. Our home is in the suburban Midwest, so we got a kick out of sampling city life. In the suburbs, most people are trying to “fit in,” while in the city it seems most people are trying to stand out. People do some pretty strange things to stand out—and some are just plain out of their minds!
Are you raising money for a Venture Trip or an international project that will help change children’s lives? Whether you’re fundraising as an individual or a group, you won’t be able to resist these fun ideas.
The Ebola quarantine center in Monvoria, Liberia, was supposed to contain the virus. Instead, it turned into a breeding ground as furious residents raided the facility, streaming out with blood-stained sheets and releasing 17 patients who were likely infected with the disease.