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On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse is a podcast with Kristy Graham that explores the work we’re doing around the world. Experience what it’s like to be in the field with our teams, and hear first-hand from staff, volunteers, and people we help.

On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse is a podcast with Kristy Graham that explores the work we’re doing around the world. Experience what it’s like to be in the field with our teams, and hear first-hand from staff, volunteers, and people we help.

Location:

United States

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Podcasts

Description:

On the Ground with Samaritan’s Purse is a podcast with Kristy Graham that explores the work we’re doing around the world. Experience what it’s like to be in the field with our teams, and hear first-hand from staff, volunteers, and people we help.

Language:

English

Contact:

828-386-5607


Episodes

Listen Again: Operation Heal Our Patriots (2019)

7/1/2022
This episode originally aired in 2019 after Kristy Graham returned from Operation Heal Our Patriots in Alaska. This week-long marriage retreat brings spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and marriage enrichment to military veterans and their spouses. As we celebrate our freedom as Americans, we want to introduce you to military veterans and their spouses who have selflessly served our country. LINKS Learn more about Operation Heal Our...

Duration:00:17:06

Serving the Displaced: World Refugee Day 2022

6/17/2022
The term “refugee” carries with it certain protections under international law, but what does this mean for Christians? Kristy Graham sits down with team members who have both academic and first-hand field experience to learn more about the effects of displacement, the importance of remembering the individual, and how Christians are called to help. Resources … Continue reading "Serving the Displaced: World Refugee Day 2022"

Duration:00:25:27

Meet the Staff: Luther Harrison

6/9/2022
Luther Harrison, vice president of North American Ministries, remembers the first year of disaster relief with Samaritan’s Purse when just 50 volunteers deployed. Now, thousands serve across the country each year. Kristy and Luther reflect on God’s faithfulness over the years. Resources – Volunteer with Samaritan’s Purse – Follow us on Instagram for behind-the-scenes content. … Continue reading "Meet the Staff: Luther Harrison"

Duration:00:33:32

Memorial Day: Reflection and Pride

5/27/2022
Kristy Graham interviews Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin to reflect on the importance of the sacrifice and honor of the men and women who paid the ultimate price in service to our country. Resources – Listen to the 2021 Memorial Day episode to reflect and remember the names of service members who died defending … Continue reading "Memorial Day: Reflection and Pride"

Duration:00:27:42

Tangible Love: Serving Patients in Ukraine

5/13/2022
Kristy Graham introduces you to patients who Samaritan’s Purse is serving at medical clinics across Ukraine. Hear first-hand from refugees who are fleeing for their lives and the disaster response specialists who are serving them in Jesus’ Name. Resources – Apply Now to serve on the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) in response to the … Continue reading "Tangible Love: Serving Patients in Ukraine"

Duration:00:26:34

5 Minutes in 4 Places: Colombia, Yemen, Ethiopia, Ukraine

4/27/2022
The headlines are changing every hour. Across the globe, people are experiencing hopelessness, but Samaritan’s Purse is working to provide help in Jesus’ Name. Come alongside Kristy Graham as she hears updates from four corners of the world where our teams are helping after the migrant crisis in Colombia, humanitarian crisis in Yemen, devastation in … Continue reading "5 Minutes in 4 Places: Colombia, Yemen, Ethiopia, Ukraine"

Duration:00:17:24

Hope in Heartache: Easter

4/14/2022
As we prepare to celebrate Easter, we know that Jesus is our ultimate hope. Hear stories of God’s faithfulness in the midst of heartache from a local pastor serving in tornado-weary Kentucky, a Ukrainian chaplain whose friends were killed in the conflict, and a pharmacist that God is using in Ukraine to share the Gospel. … Continue reading "Hope in Heartache: Easter"

Duration:00:14:35

For Such a Time as This: Ukraine

3/28/2022
Samaritan’s Purse teams—prepared and mobilized by God—are continuing to bring physical and spiritual help in Ukraine. Hear updates and stories directly from staff, patients, and leadership that are on the ground in the midst of the conflict. Resources – Apply now to serve on the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) in response to the crisis … Continue reading "For Such a Time as This: Ukraine"

Duration:00:37:26

You Welcomed Me: An Afghan Family’s Story of Hope

3/22/2022
In August 2021, thousands of Afghan families fled their home in a state of emergency—leaving with only the clothes on their backs. Now, Samaritan’s Purse is helping them begin their lives anew as they resettle in the United States. Today, you’ll hear the powerful story of one family’s journey from Afghanistan to America. Resources – … Continue reading "You Welcomed Me: An Afghan Family’s Story of Hope"

Duration:00:34:18

Our First 72 Hours in Ukraine

3/11/2022
Samaritan’s Purse is in Ukraine to help meet the needs of fleeing victims of the ongoing crisis. Hear the sounds and stories of what it’s like on the ground in Ukraine, how our team is responding, and ways local churches are acting as the body of Christ. Resources – Apply now to serve on the … Continue reading "Our First 72 Hours in Ukraine"

Duration:00:23:31

The Headlines: Samaritan’s Purse Sends Emergency Field Hospital to Ukraine

3/7/2022
On March 4, Samaritan’s Purse airlifted an Emergency Field Hospital and a Disaster Assistance Response Team on our DC-8 cargo plane to bring relief in the midst of the Ukraine crisis. Resources – Apply now to serve on the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) in response to the crisis in Ukraine. – Give now to … Continue reading "The Headlines: Samaritan’s Purse Sends Emergency Field Hospital to Ukraine"

Duration:00:18:00

Ukraine Crisis: Behind-the-Scenes as the Response Develops

3/2/2022
Samaritan’s Purse is responding to the recent Ukraine crisis. Come behind the scenes with Kristy Graham and the podcast team to hear how the ministry is mobilizing to bring physical and spiritual help in the midst of the disaster. Resources – Apply now to serve on the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) in response to … Continue reading "Ukraine Crisis: Behind-the-Scenes as the Response Develops"

Duration:00:21:14

The Headlines: Our Prayer for Ukraine

2/25/2022
Samaritan’s Purse is preparing to meet the needs of fleeing Ukrainians in the midst of the recent conflict. Hear from Kristy Graham as she offers Scriptures of encouragement and specific prayer requests for the needs on the ground. Resources – Pray for the Crisis in Ukraine – Samaritan’s Purse website – Follow us on Instagram … Continue reading "The Headlines: Our Prayer for Ukraine"

Duration:00:09:23

The Headlines: Critical Airlift to Ethiopia

2/17/2022
On February 15, the Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 cargo plane airlifted more than 13 tons of critical medical supplies to Ethiopia in response to the violent internal conflict in the northern region. Hear from the Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States as well as Samaritan’s Purse leadership on how these relief items will bring physical and … Continue reading "The Headlines: Critical Airlift to Ethiopia"

Duration:00:06:16

Interview with Steven Curtis Chapman: Kentucky Tornado Relief Benefit Concert

2/7/2022
– There is still time to buy tickets for the Kentucky Tornado Relief Benefit Concert on February 20th. – Visit Steven Curtis Chapman’s website to check out tour dates, new music, book releases, and social media updates. – Learn more about Show Hope, a nationally recognized voice in orphan care and adoption advocacy founded by … Continue reading "Interview with Steven Curtis Chapman: Kentucky Tornado Relief Benefit Concert"

Duration:00:32:03

Staff Devotions with Franklin Graham

1/29/2022
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at Samaritan’s Purse? Every morning, the staff gathers for a devotion in God’s Word and corporate prayer. Come with us behind the scenes to hear a message from Franklin Graham as he shares from Psalm 23. – Around the world, Samaritan’s Purse staff prays for God … Continue reading "Staff Devotions with Franklin Graham"

Duration:00:12:34

Miracles on Miracles: 2021 Wrapped

1/14/2022
Happy New Year, On the Ground listeners! God moved in amazing ways through Samaritan’s Purse in 2021. Join us as Kristy shares unheard miracle stories from our work in some of the most remote corners of the world. – See photo highlights from the year. – Read how “Faith Still Stands Amid Mayfield’s Grieving” as … Continue reading "Miracles on Miracles: 2021 Wrapped"

Duration:00:40:50

One Gift to Help Change the World

12/29/2021
All around the world, people are receiving help in Jesus’ Name because of your support of the Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Catalog! But what does that look like in the life of just one person, family, or community? In this joy-filled episode, Kristy Graham and members of the podcast team each highlight their favorite gift items … Continue reading "One Gift to Help Change the World"

Duration:00:31:19

Special Episode! Behind the Scenes of Christmas Eve Lunch in Kentucky

12/21/2021
Kristy Graham shares the ministry’s God-sized goal—feeding thousands of people in Mayfield, Kentucky on Christmas Eve. On December 15th, the idea was first discussed. Now, our food services team is hard at work, preparing to serve families devastated by the Kentucky tornadoes. • Follow along on Instagram as the podcast team shows you behind … Continue reading "Special Episode! Behind the Scenes of Christmas Eve Lunch in Kentucky"

Duration:00:14:15

The Headlines: Devastating Tornado Outbreak

12/13/2021
“I’ve never seen anything like this,” shares a Samaritan’s Purse photographer on the ground this weekend in Mayfield, Kentucky. Samaritan’s Purse is actively responding to the deadly tornadoes that ripped through multiple states. Kristy Graham shares how the ministry is mobilizing thousands of volunteers to help hurting homeowners in Jesus’ Name. – If you’d like … Continue reading "The Headlines: Devastating Tornado Outbreak"

Duration:00:10:56