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.
Since the beginning of time the Creator of the universe has inspired people to achieve specific, strategic assignments. Jesus & Company Parts 1 & 2 chronicle the journeys of Friend Ships, a modern day team sent by the Lord to help people in critical need. The books are a testimony to the way God directs the Friend Ships missions and delivers what is required including ships, boats, trucks and aircraft, thousands of volunteers and millions of pounds of humanitarian aid provided in a way that can only be seen as supernatural.
Jesus & Company Part 2 is written by Don and Sondra Tipton. Since the beginning of time the Creator of the universe has inspired people to achieve specific, strategic assignments. Jesus & Company Parts 1 & 2 chronicle the journeys of Friend Ships, a modern day team sent by the Lord to help people in critical need, from Jesus with love.
Jesus & Company, Part 1 by Don and Sondra Tipton recounts the extraordinary story of how God gave the Tipton's a vision to get a ship, fill it with the supplies, and sail around the world, giving goods to people in need. This is the amazing story of the four and a half turbulent but remarkable early years as the Lord overcame every obstacle and brought the vision to pass.
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?
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.