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Boundless Camaraderie In the Presence of the King! October 10, 2017

Vibrancy of the love of God pulses in the hearts and lives of those who love Him. Such love and power pulsated throughout Good Samaritan Ministries’ fundraising dinner in the evening of September 30th.  The evening was like no other in my life; miracles were popping all over the room, as dedicated friends moved about, visiting at every moment possible. There were moments of rapt attention, as courageous speakers spoke of the utter transformation of their lives by the love…

Thy Life Is a Miracle September 18, 2017

“Thy life’s a miracle. Speak yet again.” – Shakespeare Wendell Berry writes of a scene in Shakespeare’s play King Lear where a proud man is left destitute and tries to leap from a cliff to end his life. Through his son’s clever trick his life is saved. His son then tells him, “Father, thy life’s a miracle. Speak yet again.” The point that Berry makes is that this amazing line serves to pull the man out of his despair and…

Touching the World September 5, 2017

Many who are new to Good Samaritan Ministries ask how they can be involved in supporting our International work. To this, we are happy to introduce the work of Satellites. But, what are Satellite Groups? The following excerpt comes from Bettie Mitchell’s book From the Bush to the Roots:     Maintaining relationship and support for ministry in 23 nations is a great challenge.  In 1994, GSM Founder, Bettie Mitchell cried out to the Lord, asking how to provide the support…

The Greatest Longing of the Heart August 2, 2017

There is a yearning so deep and profound that is surpasses the fun, frolicking activities that can easily fill warm summer days. It keeps me on the edge of my seat, listening for the Lord’s direction. The longing is to make a difference in this world, to bring encouragement, healing, and compassion to hurting people.   The word that came to my mind first, as I focused on the Lord, is a more basic yearning, for food, water, clothing, and…

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