Sunday Prayer | National Collection Week

Well, it’s finally here! Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week 2019 starts Monday, November 18 and runs through Monday, November 25. After that, it’s off to the Processing Center, the next stop along the Greatest Journey. There are a lot of moving pieces and thousands of volunteers, associates, and OCC staff that play a part […]

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OCC 2019 | Have You Packed Your Shoebox?

I’m not sure which is harder to grasp: That there are less than 11 weeks left in 2019 or that Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week is a month away! Have you packed your shoebox? Yes, 2019 is rapidly winding to close and it is time to start packing your shoebox gifts! This year National […]

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For the Love of God and the Promise of a Donut

Since our church became a Central Drop-Off Location for Operation Christmas Child several years ago, Sweet T and I spend Saturday mornings moving hundreds of cartons filled with thousands of shoebox gifts out of the Sunday school room and loading them into a 28-foot pup trailer. Our Saturday morning crew consists of a number of […]

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Operation Christmas Child 2017 Begins!

Monday, November 13, 2017 National Collection Week 2017 is here! All around the world, tens of thousands of Operation Christmas Child volunteers and thousands of ministry partners are prepared to receive love-filled, prayer-covered shoebox gifts to share with millions of needy children. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were […]

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Over 11 Million Reasons to Celebrate!

Praise the Lord! Hallelujah! Terri and I were ecstatic to learn the final tallies for National Collection Week 2016! We hope you will join us and our Operation Christmas Child partners in praising the Lord for 11,485,662 shoebox gifts packed in 2016! 11,485,662 children =11,485,662 Gospel Opportunities We are overwhelmed with joy by the staggering […]

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