Don and Sondra Tipton
Don and Sondra Tipton are the Founders and Directors of Friend Ships Unlimited.Friend Ships is a Christian humanitarian aid organization that has sailed ships throughout the world delivering relief supplies, carrying out disaster relief and conducting medical missions in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, the former Soviet Union and the Middle East. The organization and its team work in the aftermath of hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and floods and in the course of wars, famines and extreme poverty. The organization has been in service since 1983.
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When a disaster strikes a community, it dissolves into chaos. Lives are shattered and support systems gone. People desperately need help. This material introduces the benefits and challenges of providing material aid and key principals that help make ministry effective, working hand in hand with the unique psychological challenges people face in the aftermath of a disaster.
Ever wonder what the Bible really says about helping people in need? What role does God play and what is the Christian's responsibility? What are the benefits of giving? What if we stay out of it and let other people fend for themselves? All these questions are answered through the Word of God in this pamphlet, Why Give?
How to Provide Food for People in Need
If you would like to start a food distribution to help people in need, this book will provide basic guidelines to start and operate a successful program.
From Jesus With Love
From Jesus with Love is a basic introduction to relief missions and lays the foundation for the Biblical mandate of helping people in need. The book suggests practical applications for putting faith into action through caring for others.This material may be used as a study for church groups, youth groups or as a resource for home school students or Christian schools.