Category Archives: Safe Shelter

Safe Shelter for Babies

It’s Christmas, and we focus on the much-loved baby in the feed box. Let’s take a moment to pray for unwanted babies who desperately need safe shelter. The Drop Box, a documentary produced in 2015, tells how a South Korean … Continue reading

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Sheltering AIDS Orphans

37 million people are living with AIDS. Since the world started counting, another 35 million died from AIDS and related illness. 13 million children have lost one or both parents to AIDS. Many organizations minister to these children. One group, AIDS … Continue reading

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The Shelter of a Cow

  Dan West was handing cups of milk to refugees when he realized what people really need–not a cup, but a cow. And that was the start of Heifer International.   “That ‘teach a man to fish’ philosophy is what … Continue reading

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Sheltering Homeless Men

  There have always been homeless men in America. My mother tells how hobos would stop by their Wisconsin farm, and my grandmother would give them a cup of soup.   Many cities have rescue missions that offer homeless men … Continue reading

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Healing Shelter

  A good hospital is a safe shelter for people in need of healing. And a good hospital requires resources—things that are hard to find in some places. Mercy Ships has found a way:   “A ship is the most … Continue reading

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Sheltering Refugees

  Little Lebanon, population 4.4 million, hosts over a million refugees. 1 person in 6 is a Syrian refugee. Imagine the strain on resources.   Lord, provide water, food and safe shelter for all — refugees and Lebanese alike. We … Continue reading

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Safe Shelter for Street Kids

    Hope Unlimited for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Brazil:     “Children come to Hope from the streets and slums of Brazil where they were abused, abandoned, and exploited in the worst circumstances imaginable . . . Once welcomed to Hope, … Continue reading

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Safe and Warm

  Open your eyes to the homeless folks among us: Those who have no money or can’t hang on to the money they have; those with no family or are separated from their families; those who have temporarily fallen on … Continue reading

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Shelter from Fear

  In Northern California, people are leaving their homes for fear of fire. They find shelter with friends, in schools, in churches.   There are two forces of destruction at work. Flames, aided by high winds, consume everything in their … Continue reading

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Safe Work, for Freedom’s Sake

Maybe you’ve heard about the night life in Bangkok, Thailand. You many already know that women there are caught up in the sex trade. You might even know that there are ministries to such women, ministries that offer them a … Continue reading

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