Posts By: Abigail Biggs

Make a Family Communication Plan

If and when disaster strikes, your family may not be all in one spot. Plan ahead now and make sure everyone in your family knows how get in touch and let you know they’re okay, where you will all meet during an emergency, and how to get there. Further details at Ready.gov: Make a Plan… Read more »

Comparing Religions

Iskandar is a scientist and philosopher in the Middle East. He was comparing different religions and trying to find the only true religion. When he visited one of our staff, he received the More Than a Carpenter book. He studied it for a long time and he was surprised by the facts in the book that led… Read more »

Far from Everywhere

Rukshona was born in a remote mountainous village. She had never left her village and grew up in a very conservative culture and strict religious environment. The conditions for life were very difficult. They had no running water, no bathrooms. One day a mudslide came down on the village. Most of the houses were damaged…. Read more »

33rd Street Prison

We went on a ministry trip to the 33rd Street prison in Orlando Florida. Some others who had gone to minister in this prison before informed us that nothing could be brought into the prison with us.  Even our car keys and drivers licenses had to be left with the guards in the check in… Read more »

Books on the Subway

Over 20 years ago in Russia, Stas and I, along with the Josh McDowell Ministry and hundreds of American volunteers, had the honor of planting seeds throughout the former Soviet Union. The doors of Russia had just opened. For the first time the Soviet people were free to hear the Gospel and learn about God. … Read more »

No One is Immune

YouTube comment from Moody Founder’s week 2015 talk: Excellent! Everyone needs to hear this and I’m so thankful that he’s addressed this issue [pornography] so openly. I practiced as a marriage and family therapist for 12 years and the number ONE issue was this issue and we’re talking Christians.  I counseled at Hope International University,… Read more »

The FEMA App

Weather the Storm: Download the FEMA App The FEMA app is your one-stop-shop with tools and tips to keep you safe before, during, and after disasters. Stay updated with weather-related alerts from the U.S. National Weather Service. Upload and share your disaster photos to help out emergency managers. Save a custom list of the items… Read more »

Make a Personal Evacuation Plan

Emergencies generally come without warning. Prepare today so you are not left scrambling and confused in the event of a disaster.   Take a moment to look at Google Maps, and plan three separate routes home from work.   Take another moment to fill out FEMA’s Commuter Emergency Plan, print it, and put it in… Read more »

Winter is a Killer: Simple Steps to Stay Safe

Content courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “On average, weather-related vehicle crashes kill 6,253 people and injure more than 480,000 each year, according to the Department of Transportation. Most of these accidents occur when the roadways are wet, snowy or icy. When the weather takes a turn for the worse this winter, take… Read more »

Passing on the Calling

My name is Bran.  I went to Belarus and Russia with Operation Carelift (and later GAiN) many times over.  The Lord used those trips in so many ways in my life.  He planted a love for the Russian people—especially her orphans—in my heart, as well as a love for missions. And used that time in… Read more »