In 2004, the 3rd largest earthquake ever recorded struck the Indian Ocean triggering a series of tsunamis that killed at least 230,000 people in 14 countries. The earthquake caused the entire planet to vibrate and triggered additional earthquakes as far away as Alaska. In Sri Lanka, at least 36,000 people were killed. Watching events unfold halfway around the world, local businessman Jack Schwab felt compelled to go to Sri Lanka and help. He quickly formed a team that was on the ground within weeks of the disaster and has been serving the people of Sri Lanka ever since. Jack joins us to talk about those dark days when he first arrived, the love he has developed for the people he has served, and how anyone can respond to the promptings of their heart and make a difference, no matter how busy they are.
When you feel the pull to do something, just do it!
For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick, and you cared for me. I was in prison, and you visited me. (Matthew 25:35-36)
Focusing on things that fall through the cracks, and providing simple things that brighten children's lives.
FULL JACK SCHWAB INTERVIEW
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