There are a couple important reasons why there is no shortage of opportunities to help those in need during the holiday season. That's because there are so many people that need our help, and because, as a country, we are immensely blessed and we have the ability to make a real difference in people's lives.

One organization that I'm just now learning about is Samaritan's Purse International Relief. They have a program called Operation Christmas Child which encourages you to be a part of the the 'Amazing Journey of a Simple Shoebox Gift.' From packing to collecting, to shipping to worldwide distribution. It begins with you and results in evangelism, discipleship, and multiplication. This week (11/18-11/25) is national collection week for Operation Christmas Child.

Ben Smith is passionate about this amazing ministry. He joined us on the MY Morning Show to invite the Tri-State to be a part of Operation Christmas Child. Take a listen to our interview below. Really listen to what Ben has to say about these children. Perhaps it will change your perspective and the way you think about this things you/we have.

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