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Disabled Senior Loses Home

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Disabled Senior Loses Home

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Priscilla’s failing health kept her from saving what was left of her flooded home after Hurricane Harvey. Without running water or power, she slept in the back of her SUV, waiting for the city to tear her house do...

Baby Hospitalized 17 Times for Food Allergies

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Baby Hospitalized 17 Times for Food Allergies

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When their infant son was hospitalized 17 times and diagnosed with a rare food allergy, Jessica and Sean threw their budget out the window. The baby’s special diet doubled their grocery bill. Then, their cars need...

His Mother Hid His Face

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His Mother Hid His Face

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Xun Ji’s life was miserable. His mother hid his face with an umbrella, rain or shine. People called him names, and he was constantly sick because of his cleft lip and palate. His sister feared for his life. Could ...

Praying Beats Crying

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Praying Beats Crying

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Sam, 7, was raised by his grandmother after his mother abandoned him. When he spiked a high fever with asthma, he showed a spiritual maturity beyond his years. “Don’t cry. Let’s pray!” he expressed to his distraug...

Hunted by Nazis

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Hunted by Nazis

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Yelena was born in a Ukrainian ghetto, and she remembers constantly hiding from Nazi SS troopers. Miraculously, she survived the Holocaust and moved to Israel where she lives alone. Hear her moving story and how s...

Bacteria and Bugs to Drink

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Bacteria and Bugs to Drink

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Whenever Srey’s family ran out of money to buy water in a neighboring town, she and her sister had to collect it from a murky, foul-smelling pond. They often suffered from painful cramps. No one should have to und...

A Life You’ve Saved

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A Life You’ve Saved

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Doctors didn’t think Feodora would live long with her liver growing outside the abdominal wall. Yet at age four, she talked about the “ball” in her tummy. Still, she needed surgery for a normal life, but her paren...

Knowing You’re Going to Drown

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Knowing You’re Going to Drown

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Mary thought she and her husband would perish when their truck stalled in the rising waters of Hurricane Harvey. They were rescued, but they lost their home in the flood. See how this family and many others saw a ...

No Surgery and No Hope

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No Surgery and No Hope

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Mr. Li calculated it would take 18 years to save enough for surgery to repair his precious daughter’s cleft lip and palate. But that would be too late because she couldn’t eat properly and could only breathe throu...

Going Blind—But He Didn’t Have To Be …

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Going Blind—But He Didn’t Have To Be …

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Basava’s parents were shocked when he started school. Doctors found cataracts in both eyes. Basava was losing his sight, but corrective surgery was too costly for this desperately poor family. Then, CBN partners s...

Grandma Walks Four Hours for Water

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Grandma Walks Four Hours for Water

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In Kenya, Numyuk’s grandmother made the daily four-hour round trip for water, leaving the young girl alone. Help came for both of them through CBN’s Operation Blessing and compassionate partners. See how their liv...

Earthquake Brings Utter Destruction

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Earthquake Brings Utter Destruction

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Two earthquakes destroyed Natividad’s village in Mexico along with her tortilla kitchen. Her many customers depended on her baking bread for them, and now she had no livelihood. CBN brought relief to the villagers...

Only Six Months to Live

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Only Six Months to Live

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Given a cancer diagnosis with six months to live, Ohn started praying to her native god. Then, she remembered hearing about Jesus long ago. She and her daughter Yamin watched CBN’s Superbook and prayed to Jesus fo...

Veteran Faces Financial Disaster

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Veteran Faces Financial Disaster

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After Peter honorably served his county for nine years, he decided to use his GI Bill to go to college. Then, expenses piled up fast: moving, rent, car repairs and more. But his military benefits were delayed. He ...

Outrunning the Rockets

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Outrunning the Rockets

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The terrified family prayed as the sounds of exploding rockets reached their home in Ukraine. Dasha, 6, trembled in her mother’s arms. They escaped just before their home was blown up. Follow this refugee family t...

How a Cartoon Turned Hate Into Love

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How a Cartoon Turned Hate Into Love

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Derek felt jealous of his stepfather, thinking that he was competing for his mother’s love. The boy’s jealousy quickly became rebellion. Nothing could convince Derek that his stepfather really loved him. Discover ...

Spiders and Snakes in the House

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Spiders and Snakes in the House

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First, an earthquake nearly trapped them in their collapsing house. Then Miriam and her two kids lived in a rickety plastic hut with spiders and snakes. This poor family was in grave danger—until people they didn’...

“Get out now! Water’s rising!”

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“Get out now! Water’s rising!”

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Brenda grabbed her medications and fled her Texas home as floodwaters rose in the streets. Seven days later, she returned to find everything ruined. It would cost thousands just to strip it to the bare walls. Then...

A Silent World of Danger

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A Silent World of Danger

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After little ZhouHeng was nearly hit by a harvesting machine, his dad discovered he was practically deaf! The child needed hearing aids, too costly for this Chinese worker who made just $20 a day. The future looke...

Teen Viciously Mocked for Eye Disease

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Teen Viciously Mocked for Eye Disease

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Gladys developed a debilitating eye condition in her teens causing her eyelids to droop and block her vision. Then came the mocking and belittling remarks from others. The miserable teen took a six-hour bus trip t...

Home Alone Night and Day

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Home Alone Night and Day

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Sergio lived alone in a ramshackle hut in Peru waiting for his mom to return from work on weekends. The 10-year-old was always hungry and afraid because he had no water, electricity or locks on the door. Sergio vi...

When Bullying Makes Hate Grow

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When Bullying Makes Hate Grow

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This time he would teach those bullies a lesson for calling him “pig.” Enxu’s anger boiled over. He fought back so hard that he was expelled from school. His hatred simmered at home while his parents prayed for hi...

They called him “Monkey Face”

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They called him “Monkey Face”

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Chinna endured the shame of cleft lip since birth. At age 7, his parents left him in the care of his grandparents. Now he’s 12 and asking, “What sin did I commit to deserve this?” Thanks to CBN partners, there’s n...

Newlywed and Deployed

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Newlywed and Deployed

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Patrick and Cristina had been married just three weeks when he had to leave for six months of military service. There wasn’t time or money to furnish their home or to repair their truck. Their love and prayers hel...

The Flood Left Her Nothing…

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The Flood Left Her Nothing…

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Maria wept as she watched the floodwaters take her home and possessions. She had no place to live, and no drinking water. She could only cry by the roadside, “Water! Water!” No one answered—until friends like you ...

If Only He Could Swallow Food

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If Only He Could Swallow Food

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Juan’s cleft lip made it practically impossible to swallow food. Consequently, his weight dropped by nearly half. His mom Violeta, struggling to raise Juan and two other children, asked God to send people who coul...

Sick From Foul-Smelling Water

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Sick From Foul-Smelling Water

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When the only drinking water smells like dung, expect the worst. Eleven-year-old David carried water twice a day for his family in Cambodia, and he got sick often. Everyone knew why. They had no choice but to cont...

Husband Abandons Christian Wife

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Husband Abandons Christian Wife

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Grace’s husband walked out because she was a Christian, leaving her with a newborn son. For years she worked menial jobs and remained in desperate poverty. Grace longed to be able to properly support her son David...

When Hard Work Isn’t Enough

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When Hard Work Isn’t Enough

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In their 15 years of marriage, Tim, Vikki and their four children have remained close despite health problems, lay-offs, and a move that caused them to lose nearly all they had. With more bills piling up and a lim...

Fighting Snakes for Water!

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Fighting Snakes for Water!

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When his father died, Enlin became the man of the family, caring for his sister and helping his mother. But they were desperately poor, malnourished, and they lacked clean drinking water. This South China family w...

Ouch! This House Stings!

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Ouch! This House Stings!

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Antonio, his dad, and two siblings escaped the terrible Philippines typhoon with their lives. Because of the devastation, they were only able to find a mosquito-infested place to live. Dad worked two jobs and worr...

Alcoholic Father Changed by Cartoon!

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Alcoholic Father Changed by Cartoon!

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Chavoin paused at the front door when she heard yelling and glass breaking. This happened too often because of her dad’s drinking. When friends saw her crying, they invited her to see CBN’s Superbook in their vill...

“Grandma, What Are We Going to Do?”

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“Grandma, What Are We Going to Do?”

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Cathy deeply cared for her three grandsons. Their parents gave them up to foster care. Their innocent question, “What are we going to do, Grandma?” moved Cathy to tears. When a sudden heart attack threatened her l...

100 Days to Live

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100 Days to Live

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When Jin Zile was born, his parents were elated to have a son. But their joy turned to fear when the doctor said the baby had only 100 days to live without heart surgery. Watch what happened when CBN partners reac...

Empty Stomach, Starving Brain

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Empty Stomach, Starving Brain

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At 14, David had a rough life. He lost his home and parents in a typhoon and went to live with relatives. David was determined to make his own way and go to school, so he carried water jugs at 10 cents apiece. Fin...

“Mama. Our House Has No Jesus!”

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“Mama. Our House Has No Jesus!”

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Six-year-old Hom Dang started attending a Sunday school class at a Christian church near his home in Thailand where the vast majority of the people are Buddhists. One day he surprised his parents with a life-chang...

Too Sick to Feed Her Kids

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Too Sick to Feed Her Kids

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There was nothing Achia wouldn’t do to care for her sons, including chopping wood and planting and working the family garden. Until she became ill from contaminated water. Clean water was the solution, but how cou...

Sailor Chooses Higher Calling

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Sailor Chooses Higher Calling

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Wallie, a Navy chaplain’s assistant, felt called to pursue a career chaplaincy. That meant months of financial hardship while he returned to school. He and his wife Jenny decided to tough it out despite needed hom...

Paralysis and Death Ahead!

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Paralysis and Death Ahead!

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DongXu wished he could trade his wheelchair for a bicycle and race through town. But it was the impossible dream of a boy who couldn’t walk or hold his head up without a brace. Doctors said he would become paralyz...

Captured by Nazis – Her Ongoing Memory

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Captured by Nazis – Her Ongoing Memory

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Her painful memories of the Holocaust remain. Rita was just nine when Nazi bombs fell on her native Moldova. A terror-filled escape attempt to Ukraine in a horse cart led her family into enemy hands and a Jewish g...

Child’s Prayer Gets Amazing Results

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Child’s Prayer Gets Amazing Results

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Veronica loves her parents, and she loves Jesus. When her dad got sick and couldn’t work, she desperately wanted God to help them. Then something she saw in school supercharged her faith. Watch what happened when ...

Abandoned Because of an Ugly Face

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Abandoned Because of an Ugly Face

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Siti’s parents abandoned her because she was born with a disfiguring cleft lip. Now she’s 2 and her grandmother is having a hard time keeping her healthy. First, malnutrition, then TB infected this precious child....

They Deserve What They Get—Or Do They?

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They Deserve What They Get—Or Do They?

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It’s okay to steal from those kids, she thought—because they are bullies and they treated her meanly! It was too much for Thel to endure. Her anger turned on her mom and dad—until she saw something that changed he...

“Even the Air Conditioner Melted!”

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“Even the Air Conditioner Melted!”

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Their entire community in Haifa, Israel was engulfed by a raging wildfire. Nili Keren’s family was among the 70,000 residents who evacuated. When they returned, everything was ashes. Through their tears they saw s...

$1 a Day Won’t Buy Surgery

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$1 a Day Won’t Buy Surgery

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Little Paska was born with cleft lip and palate. Her mom blamed herself for her child’s deformity, but she and her husband together earn only $1 a day and had no hope for surgery. Would Paska have to live all of h...

Selling Potatoes Was Killing Her

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Selling Potatoes Was Killing Her

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For years Grandma Su climbed a steep hill to sell potatoes at a tourist attraction in China. Now she was raising her orphaned granddaughter. On a good day she made $4, and didn’t think she could last much longer. ...

No Safety in a Plastic House

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No Safety in a Plastic House

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Roxana’s husband died trying to rescue a fellow fisherman. Without an income, she lost her house and struggled to support her daughter. They lived in fear because her makeshift house wasn’t safe from intruders. Di...

Only the Animals Liked Their Smell

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Only the Animals Liked Their Smell

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The Li family smelled bad because they lacked water for hygiene. Dad walked four miles daily to fetch water for cooking and cleaning—but never enough. Little brother and sister’s only friend was their pet lamb who...