The Land of Rubies

Fascinated is how you feel when you arrive in the beautiful country of Myanmar, where rubies and kind people abound. The second feeling you notice is distress in the soul of the Burmese people, as trusting relationships are few and violence is real. For children, the distress is intensified, as many are forced to work long hours…

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Training leaders in Syria

It has been a very challenging time for Grain of Wheat Syria since the war began in 2011, as many on the team have left the country with their families. All of the churches in Syria are facing the same problem. Due to this shortage of prepared leaders, training is now one of Grain of…

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Gospel, Sport and Children

What comes to your mind when you hear “KidsGames”? Fun, competition, laughter? Well there’s even more!! KidsGames, is a huge biennial event that was launched in Switzerland in 2004 attracting 2,000 kids from 16 different regions in the French speaking area of Switzerland. It is structured like the Olympics and encompasses athletic games, discovery of…

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A Unique Time of Joy

Summer camp is a happy time for any child, but for some, it is a unique time of JOY. Not even in their wildest dreams could three brothers have imagined the surprise awaiting them when they were invited to a Grain of Wheat camp in the beautiful mountains of Romania. These boys, Laurentiu, Marian and…

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Heroes can be young too

“Heroes can be Young Too” was the theme for Lebanon’s summer camps this year. Kids from Syria and Lebanon were empowered to live boldly as leaders among their peers through learning how deeply the Lord loves and values them. Bible stories of young leaders such as Josiah, Miriam, and Jesus as a boy set the…

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