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We have officially closed out the winter and early-spring projects to assist Syrian refugees here in the Middle East. I want to extend a hearty THANK YOU! to everyone who so generously gave to help these refugees. That you would be moved to give of your own resources to help total strangers who do…(Read More)

It’s been a little over a month since the first posting about the initial plans for helping some refugee groups through the harsh winters along the Syrian border. Since then, I am thankful to say the Lord has provided the time and means to help hundreds of refugees with monthly rations for heating fuel…(Read More)

A little girl curiously pokes her face out of the tent then darts back in to the bare walls of her squatters home. Covered with a patchwork of plastic tarps and even a canvas that looked like it once was a banner advertising shampoo, the flimsy hut held up by two by fours and scrap…(Read More)

Winter Relief For Refugees 2016

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It is amazing to think that it has been over a year since the initial relief efforts to help war refugees from Iraq & Syria. So much has changed in the region and the needs, and yet in some ways things remain the same for millions of refugees. They are still displaced from their homes.…(Read More)

While the world’s attention has turned to the events unfolding within the Middle East, the crisis in Nepal has only deepened. Hit with two catastrophic earthquakes this spring that leveled huge swaths of the interior and left millions homeless, Nepal is now also facing the devastating affects of political instability in the region. In…(Read More)

Though the video on this page covers the relief work already done by our teams in Nepal, the work there is far from complete. As the monsoon rains pound the already devastated villages, causing landslides in various regions and cutting many places of from further aid, we are prayerfully planning the next phase to help…(Read More)

I write this to you after departing from the field and safely returning to the USA. However please know that relief operations are still in full swing, and a second team is in place journeying still to the quake epicenter regions despite the continual threat of landslides, collapsed structures, looters, unruly mobs, and the constant…(Read More)

nepal earthquake relief

A week ago yesterday Nepal was changed forever with a tremendous earthquake that leveled homes in the Kathmandu valley and killed over 7,000 people. We have been watching the news reports and communicating with several contacts in the region who are able to give us some accurate updates on the situation at present. They…(Read More)

It is with great thankfulness to the Lord and to all who were involved in helping with this project over the months, that I can announce the confirmed arrival and unpacking of the shipping container that had 30,000 pounds of winter clothing and blankets for needy refugees in northern Iraq. Winter grinds on and…(Read More)

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