THIRSTY GROUND UPDATES

We had recently published a how-to with our process for making durable, reusable cloth face masks. These aren’t the kind you make with a T-shirt and rubber bands! These are meant to last a long time. We just uploaded a short 10-minute video going through the entire process to make this…(Read More)

Good morning everybody. As the USA closes down and braces for what could be the toughest week yet in the COVID-19 pandemic, we too are entering the 22nd day of lockdown in the Middle East. Yesterday, we began to compile some of the proven resources we’ve been using to serve during this pandemic…(Read More)

There’s no question life, and refugee relief work, is suddenly very different in the Middle East now being under strict quarantine measures. Like in the West, public gatherings are banned and churches closed. Personal visitations are curtailed as well. A highly social culture is grinding to a halt. The streets aren’t totally deserted…(Read More)

syrian refugee medical help

What is One Life Worth?

That’s a question you often have to ask yourself when serving in impoverished third-world countries. How much are we willing to spend to save one life? Last night, the baby in the picture was worth $2,500 and an all-night commitment to find a hospital able and willing to take him. He…(Read More)

winter protests - middle east

Yes, that’s a picture of flaming tires blocking a road. And yes, it was taken recently in the country we do our Syrian refugee relief work in. There are new storms swirling about us and the refugees now. Not just the typical winter storms – although those have been particularly bad this year with record…(Read More)

Summer Refugee English Classes 2019

We started summer English classes for the refugees some weeks ago, and wanted to let you all know to pray for them! Classes happen three times a week and are open for all kids in the villages, but are especially geared towards our refugee kids in the EAP program. There are about 40-50 kids…(Read More)

medicines for refugees May 2019

The path towards progress seems to be in the cumulation of many small, insignificant acts all working towards a larger end. The medical work amongst the refugees these past months seems to be no exception! We’ve had countless hospital runs, doctors visits, and face-to-face assessments with sick refugees this month. Each week…(Read More)

dental visit 2019

Spring is finally here and the worst of the winter weather is behind us, or at least we hope so! With spring’s arrival, we also had the arrival of a very experienced field dentist, Dr. Jack from GDM Ministries. He spent most of last week with our group of mountain refugees giving them some…(Read More)

february 2019 refugee update

We are still plowing forward through a storm-filled winter this year! The mountains are frequently covered in a thick fog during the winter months, often accompanied with sleet or snow higher up in elevation. Even today we had snow and freezing temps up in the mountain areas, with many asking for heating fuel to…(Read More)

winter storms affecting Syrian refugees

Multiple winter storms have hit our area of the Middle East in recent weeks, creating new challenges for the refugees we work with. The mountains have seen heavy snowfall and freezing temps even at altitudes just below the snow line. The lowlands and metro areas have had large amounts of destructive flash flooding. Even the…(Read More)

Active MissionsCOVID-19 Response

Video Tutorial For Making Cloth Face Masks Is Live

Apr 7 2020
Active MissionsCOVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response & Resource Center Launch - Quick Update

Apr 6 2020
Active MissionsCOVID-19 ResponseMiddle East

Serving Amidst The Coronavirus Lockdown

Mar 28 2020
syrian refugee medical help
Global Field Updates

What is One Life Worth?

Feb 5 2020
winter protests - middle east
Active MissionsMiddle East

Weathering New Storms - January 2020

Jan 22 2020