Operation Christmas Child: A Story of Simple Gifts

Operation Christmas Child: A Story of Simple Gifts

by Franklin Graham, Donna Lee Toney
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Operation Christmas Child: A Story of Simple Gifts by Franklin Graham, Donna Lee Toney

It was a simple idea that became the worldwide ministry of Operation Christmas Child—to minister to children in war-torn and famine-stricken countries.  In just two decades it has inspired everyday people to provide more than 100 million gift-filled shoeboxes to needy children in 130 countries. This beautiful book weaves the moving, God-saturated story of the ministry’s beginning with the soul-stirring, Christ exalting stories of lives that have been forever changed by a simple shoebox. Operation Christmas Child is filled with full-color photos of children whose smiles help tell what is a thoroughly hopeful story. Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham provides insight as the incredible stories of life transformation are told. Proceeds from Operation Christmas Child go to support the ministry it seeks to celebrate and honor.

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ISBN-13: 9781433679988
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 700,811
File size: 101 MB
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About the Author

Franklin Graham has devoted his life to meeting the needs of people around the world and proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The eldest son of Billy and Ruth Bell Graham, Franklin serves as president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association as well as Samaritan’s Purse, the parent organization for Operation Christmas Child.

Donna Lee Toney has been a colleague of Franklin Graham for over thirty years. Serving Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in many various capacities, she has also served in literary collaboration with the Grahams since 1982, including the most recent Billy Graham release Nearing Home and The Sower with Franklin Graham. 

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Operation Christmas Child: A Story of Simple Gifts 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Lin71 More than 1 year ago
I have participated in show box collections for several years and Was glad to learn more about the history and progress of the ministry. Loved the stories of some of the boxes and those who deliver them. Excellent book. Would recommend.
MainLineJGP More than 1 year ago
Excellent book about a fantastic organization! Tells the history of OCC with pictures from the past to present.
SuzBWrites More than 1 year ago
Just finished reading this well-written, organized, enjoyable and powerful engaging book about the work of God in the lives of Operation Christmas Child Shoebox organizers, packers, processors, distributors, and recipients world wide. If you are questioning whether God is at work in the world, or if there is hope in the dark places of life, read this book. If you love children, toys, crayons and all-things-fun, read this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I volenteer with this project yer round and it is vrey rewarding and lets kids around the world know about jesus christ i have gone to uganda and given out these boxes and it is so cool to see the kid finally get thier frirst and onily gift in there life when they open that box its like they are breathing in the holy sprit for the first time pack a shoebox today if you live in tampa florida we are having a packing party tomorrow saturday the 19 of october we are packing over 5,000 gospel oppertunites occ is somthing to get involved with