Tag: Nepal
| COVID and Flood Relief and Recovery in Nepal

COVID and flood relief and recovery in Nepal
Benjamin Chan and Carole Sydnor
August 17, 2020

| Sharing COVID-19 Update and Prayer Request for Nepal

Sharing COVID-19 update and prayer request for Nepal
May 1, 2020
Benjamin Chan and Carole Sydnor

| Becky Shenton serves as IM Special Assistant for Nepal Relations

I am very happy to share with you that Rev. Dr. Becky Shenton has become my Special Assistant for Nepal Relations.

| A long wait, yet now grateful for a place to call home in Nepal.

IM-sponsored short-term mission trip to Nepal: The darkness inside the small home stood in stark and gloomy contrast to the beautiful expanse of the towering Himalaya mountains, endless blue skies and rolling fields just outside the front door. The Bonjon family of seven invited us into their home to shelter us from a sudden downpour outside.

| Ten people, two goats, two water buffalo, one calf and hope for a better future.

This is a story of long-term, sustainable economic development made possible by gifts to the OGHS Nepal Earthquake Relief fund, and the unlikely team that God put together to get the job done.

| So… what does the body of Christ look like in Nepal?

When I was a child, my grandma and her friends made a quilt of fabric swatches that couldn’t have been more uncomplimentary, and yet everyone called it beautiful, a true work of art. I didn’t get it at the time. But as I matured, I not only began to appreciate the beauty of such “uncomfortable” collaboration, but also the tender care and commitment it takes to make it work.