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Generosity: Worth the Effort

Generosity: Worth the Effort
Generosity: Worth the Effort

Every year, my late mother-in-law would prepare an Advent calendar for her children. During the month of December, every night after dinner, the kids would get to open up the little compartment for that day and pull out a piece of scripture, a meaningful quote, a prayer, or whatever it may have been that she had painstakingly written out, rolled, tied, and placed over the course of the previous year. On the floor in front of the Advent calendar would be a pile of twenty-five, individually wrapped, numbered gifts — one for every day of December up to Christmas. These ... Read More

Faith Can Move Mountains

Huta Ginjang is a small Christian community located on a mountaintop near Lake Toba on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. For the 2,100 people living there, collecting water involves walking down a steep mountainside to fetch dirty water from an unprotected spring and then returning home with heavy buckets. For many years, the people have prayed that one day safe water would be more accessible and that they would be relieved of this daily burden. Read More

A Heart to Help

Water Mission Peru staff carry a generator into a community.
Water Mission Peru staff carry a generator into a community.

Randal and Marilyn Messick from Georgetown, Texas, are a couple with a tremendous heart for helping others. Randal is retired law enforcement, after serving as a State Trooper on the Texas-Mexico border. Marilyn was a hospice nurse and also served as a field nurse in Peru and across Africa in the 1980s. Read More

Healing Families, Loving Enemies: Mosul, Iraq

Over Christmas, Tim Darms, one of our Charleston engineers, traveled to Mosul, Iraq, with Samaritan’s Purse to implement a safe water treatment system to serve their mobile hospital. Safely back home, he took some time to write about his experience and the blessing of living out God’s calling to love both our friends and those who persecute us. Read More

Uniting Christians and Muslims through WASH

WASH Training Conference in Kabira, Uganda
WASH Training Conference in Kabira, Uganda

As the Apostle Paul wrote in 2 Timothy 2:2, “The things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses, entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others.” Water Mission believes in offering people both physical life through safe water and eternal life through the Living Water message of Jesus Christ. We are called to disciple and build up Christian leaders who can multiply our work. Read More

Kingdom Impact in Kenya

Pastors Conference, Kenya, Water Mission and In Touch Ministries
Pastors Conference, Kenya, Water Mission and In Touch Ministries

Over the past year, our Water Mission Kenya staff, in partnership with In Touch Ministries, has been organizing and leading Life Principles conferences throughout the country of Kenya. These conferences train pastors in the Scriptures as well as providing new technology, such as The Messenger, that assist in the distribution of the gospel. This spring, Water Mission Kenya’s staff pastor, Harron Sabila Adams, conducted a Life Principles conference in the city of Kitale. Below, he recounts the kingdom impact these three days had on the 90 pastors in attendance. Read More