Samaritan’s Purse Launches Special Training Program for African Hospital Chaplains
Samaritan’s Purse Launches Special Training Program for African Hospital Chaplains: Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian humanitarian organization, led by Evangelist Franklin Graham has launched a 20-lesson crucial training program for hospital chaplains in more than 15 mission hospitals across Africa.
The initiative was announced in a statement shared on the organization’s Friday Instagram post. It aims to better equip the dedicated chaplains to care for the spiritual well-being of patients in need.
It additionally seeks to provide chaplains with the skills and knowledge they need to effectively support patients facing illness, fear, and emotional distress.
“We’ve launched a training course for hospital chaplains at now more than 15 different mission hospitals in Africa to better equip these men and women to care for the spiritual health of patients in need,” the announcement read.
“Many hospital chaplains are career pastors who did not receive formal training in counseling, so our 20-lesson course provides opportunities for them to grow in their chaplaincy skills,” it added.
Samaritan’s Purse team however is soliciting support from concerned individuals to enable them to complete the project.
“You can help support this project and equip more hospital chaplains for their vital work,” the team solicits. Donations can be made through the link in their bio.
Franklin Graham, the son of prominent evangelist Billy Graham founded Samaritan’s Purse in 1970. It is headquartered in Boone, North Carolina, and operates in over 100 countries around the world.
The evangelical Christian humanitarian organization provides aid to people in physical need around the world as a key part of its Christian missionary work.
The organization is motivated by its Christian faith, and its work is based on the belief that everyone deserves to live a life of dignity and hope.
Its stated mission is “to follow the example of Christ by helping those in need and proclaiming the hope of the Gospel.”
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