Recent Military Stories

Blade embraces DD with love and gratitude.

A veteran believed suicide was the only respite from his pain–until DD, a rescue dog,showed up.

What if we planted a healthy, gospel-centered church near every major Marine Corps base around the world? A stable church family for military families whose lives are full of instability.

by Edie Melson

Those friends who rejoiced with us in Jimmy’s decision gave us a precious gift. In them, we had a safe place to share our struggles without fear of condemnation.

by Edie Melson

I remembered how much I meant to my earthly daddy and how much I mean to my heavenly father. How does that relate to the time my son spent as a soldier in Iraq?

by Edie Melson

My son's 13 weeks of boot camp were a trial by fire for me as well. I was getting a crash course in what it means to be a military family.

by Edie Melson

If you'd like to let a military family know they're in your thoughts and prayers, here are some tips to keep in mind.

by Edie Melson

Outreach Ministries blogger Edie Melson and her family

Here are some helpful tips to let a military family know you're thinking about them and praying for them...

by Edie Melson

Matt Zeller with his friend and interpreter, Janis

His Afghani interpreter, Janis, saved his life. Now it was his turn to return the favor.

by Matt Zeller
, Arlington, Virginia

PTSD Awareness Month image with American flags

Misinformation about PTSD often keeps those suffering from seeking help. That’s where we come in.

by Edie Melson

Outreach Ministries blogger Edie Melson's picture of a tiger in the grass

Was I like a deer, without the strength of the herd, vulnerable to the tiger's cunning–vulnerable to Satan’s attack?

by Edie Melson

Those who had walked the path of praying for a soldier at war often reached out before I had the chance to self-destruct.

by Edie Melson

American flags waving in a crowd with sunlight behind them

I know first-hand just how important it is to pray for the men and women whose loved ones are in harm's way...

by Edie Melson

Bobby Henline

The only one of his comrades to survive an explosion in Iraq, he soon learned to share his gift of healing humor.

by Bobby Henline
, Universal City, Texas

Chaplain Ken Sampson, US Army (Ret.)

Show our troops you care! Chaplain Kenneth Sampson, U.S. Army (Ret.), invites you to send a prayer request for our country's brave servicemembers and their loved ones.

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