“Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable.”

Welcome to World Relief Responds, the official blog of World Relief. This is a place where we will share stories, photos and exciting updates from the field. Our hope is that through these stories we may continue to fulfill our mission of empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable. Let these stories both honor the vulnerable and empower them by providing an avenue for their voices to be heard. Thanks for stopping by!

The Refugee Crisis is My Problem


[The following blog post was written by Mark Lamb, World Relief’s Church Partnership Director. Mark recently returned from a trip to the Middle East with Eugene Cho and One Day’s Wages.] Just a few weeks ago, Eugene and I along with a translator, walked a little girl home from one of the schools that One Day’s Wages has been sharing…

Eugene Cho: Video Update from the Middle East


Pastor, author and friend of World Relief Eugene Cho is currently in the Middle East, along with teams from One Day’s Wages and World Relief. The teams are visiting local leaders who are actively involved in welcoming Syrian refugees, helping the displaced resettle and begin to build new lives. Watch Eugene Cho’s update from the Middle East, recorded a few days…

The Wounds of the Vulnerable


Like many in the United States, the World Relief staff woke this morning to the news of terror attacks in Belgium. The details and footage out of Brussels brought to mind the attacks on Paris just three months ago. We were reminded once again of the deep unrest felt throughout much of our world, and the level of violence and bloodshed that terrorist groups…

6 Ways You Can Help Syrian Refugees Today


“Let me express the hope that 2016 will be remembered as the year when the world took joint responsibility, also as a realization of enlightened self-interest, for giving migrants and refugees the support they need and deserve.” Jan Eliasson, UN Deputy Secretary General You’ve read the statistics. You’ve seen the images. And you’ve heard the stories of the Syrian refugee…