Clay Jars, Mason Jars

"But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us."

– 2 Corinthians 4:7 ESV

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Make Ebola Kick the Bucket

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

The battle is arduous, yet the people of West Africa are making headway in the fight against Ebola. Healthcare workers sacrifice their wellbeing to ensure more patients survive the virus. And educators inform people how to prevent the spread to Ebola and respond to its symptoms.

Mary Kolu Massaquoi, a retired nurse and midwife from Liberia, produced radio programs to educate listeners in West Africa about how to prevent Ebola. You are invited to listen to Mary’s fun and educational radio spots.

Reach Beyond and partner ministries are providing necessities to families in Ebola quarantine areas in Sierra Leone. The buckets and included items such as food, soap, and gloves help these families survive and prevent the spread of the virus. Will you make Ebola kick the bucket?

Person of the Year: The Ebola Fighters

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Ebola may not show up in our daily news at often today as it did this past summer, but it remains a major concern for the people of West Africa. As the epidemic continues, medical personnel vigilantly risk their very lives for the sake of those who are suffering, and for all of humanity. And that is why TIME Magazine has named the Ebola Fighters as the Person of the Year.

The rest of the world can sleep at night because a group of men and women are willing to stand and fight. For tireless acts of courage and mercy, for buying the world time to boost its defenses, for risking, for persisting, for sacrificing and saving, the Ebola fighters are TIME’s 2014 Person of the Year.

Why the Ebola Fighters Are TIME’s Person of the Year 2014

The article highlights the foresight and persistence of Dr. Jerry Brown, the medical director of the Eternal Love Winning Africa (ELWA) hospital in Monrovia, Liberia. Dr. Kent Brantly with Samaritan’s Purse, nurse Nancy Writebol with Serving in Mission, and countless others put everything on the line in the service of their fellow man.

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