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Hurricane Harvey in Houston

On Sunday morning, those of us with homes and loved ones in Corpus Christi breathed a sigh of relief at the near-miss of Hurricane Harvey. We mourn for Rockport and the many people who lost homes and businesses as the eye of Hurricane Harvey passed right through. But those of us from the Coastal…(Read More)

Open Doors And Needy Haitian Villages The small team that committed to go to Haiti made it there safely one week ago, and hit the ground running. We received a few updates from them in recent days, and they report a tremendous need, great devastation, numerous needy villages, and many opportunities to serve the Haitian…(Read More)

haiti relief mission

Devastated once again by a hurricane, Haiti needs help to avoid an even greater disaster Haiti needs help. The UN estimates over 1.4 million people are in urgent need after Hurricane Matthew devastated the country October 4th, 2016. Over 540 people are dead, and thousands more may die from cholera if they don’t…(Read More)

Louisiana Flood Relief 2016

The home team for Thirsty Ground International is coordinating a response to conduct post-flood relief work in Louisiana, and already has a small team on the ground there. The volunteers hope to help clear debris from homes and then assist with skilled laborers as families try to rebuild, re-wall, re-wire and re…(Read More)

We are thankful that the Lord has provided helpers this summer to embark on a new endeavor – teaching refugees conversational English during the summer school break! The idea for this came at the request of several refugees and their children who are already enrolled through the UN in ‘normal’ schools in their host country…(Read More)

We have officially closed out the winter and early-spring projects to assist Syrian refugees here in the Middle East. I want to extend a hearty THANK YOU! to everyone who so generously gave to help these refugees. That you would be moved to give of your own resources to help total strangers who do…(Read More)

While the world’s attention has turned to the events unfolding within the Middle East, the crisis in Nepal has only deepened. Hit with two catastrophic earthquakes this spring that leveled huge swaths of the interior and left millions homeless, Nepal is now also facing the devastating affects of political instability in the region. In…(Read More)

Though the video on this page covers the relief work already done by our teams in Nepal, the work there is far from complete. As the monsoon rains pound the already devastated villages, causing landslides in various regions and cutting many places of from further aid, we are prayerfully planning the next phase to help…(Read More)

I write this to you after departing from the field and safely returning to the USA. However please know that relief operations are still in full swing, and a second team is in place journeying still to the quake epicenter regions despite the continual threat of landslides, collapsed structures, looters, unruly mobs, and the constant…(Read More)

nepal earthquake relief

A week ago yesterday Nepal was changed forever with a tremendous earthquake that leveled homes in the Kathmandu valley and killed over 7,000 people. We have been watching the news reports and communicating with several contacts in the region who are able to give us some accurate updates on the situation at present. They…(Read More)

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