The Operation Christmas Child Miracle! | TBN

The Operation Christmas Child Miracle!

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 / TBN Staff

Samaritan's Purse Blesses Children at Christmas.


Since its inception, Operation Christmas Child has given away 178 million shoebox gifts filled with toys, school supplies, and hygiene items to children around the world. The mission statement is simple, yet profound. They are committed to “providing God’s love in a tangible way to children in need.” 


Through Operation Christmas Child, children are able to hear the gospel and learn about the true meaning of Christmas. 


Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham began this program in 1993. Since then, God has provided the means for this program to keep growing. Each year volunteers pack shoeboxes with a booklet that proclaims the truth of the gospel. These gifts are then distributed to 160 countries with the help of churches and volunteers from all across the globe. 


God has blessed Operation Christmas Child in miraculous ways:

  • In 2019, more than 10.5 million shoebox gifts were collected.
  • Since 1993, more than 11.2 million boys and girls have made a decision to follow Christ.
  • In the last 11 years, 23.3 million children have enrolled in a 12-lesson program to learn how to follow Christ.


Learn how to get involved with Operation Christmas Child. Watch the full PRAISE episode here.