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syrian dental relief

Pulling out someone’s teeth may not seem like the kindest thing to do to a person, but for dozens of Syrian refugees this past week it was a long-awaited mercy. Living with a rotted, infected tooth – or multiple teeth – for month’s on end, with no ability to go to a dentist, is…(Read More)

For those following along on our Facebook page you’ve no doubt seen the surge of refugee babies coming these past weeks. We’ve been pretty busy with that, and thankful that three more beautiful, healthy refugee babies came yesterday (all three Syrian women went into labor at almost the same time, it was intense…(Read More)

It’s hard to believe but as of this week we count 49 refugee babies delivered since we began helping pregnant Syrian refugee women last year. It’s been a busy year! Many midnight scrambles to distant hospitals with pregnant refugee women in active labor in the car. Many trying times praying for finances for…(Read More)

It may feel like Houston is forgotten, but we still have some faithful volunteers heading down to help this winter, with some even coming back for a second time! We still have several partially or completely gutted homes in the Houston area that we committed to seeing through to the end if volunteers were available…(Read More)

We are starting our third winter out here with the Syrian refugees, and the challenges remain the same as before. Staying warm. It’s something we take for granted back in the USA where central heat is pretty much ubiquitous. Any kind of outage in the winter where people could lose heat and become cold…(Read More)

We know that not everybody praying for and helping the relief work is following our Facebook page, which is where we post most of our ongoing updates. So, we wanted to summarize the medical needs from November for the Syrian refugees coming for help. Just in the past few weeks we have had the following…(Read More)

This past weekend we officially ended our continuous presence in Houston since the onset of the flood and hurricane relief. We are so thankful the Lord provided over 50 volunteers come in the past weeks to help! We ended the week with helping rebuild some damaged homes by hanging drywall and fixing roofs. We were…(Read More)

harvey rebuild roof repairs

This week marks the 5th continuous week of non-stop volunteers on the ground in Houston helping Hurricane Harvey victims! Some volunteers are on their second, or even third, rotation out to the affected areas. We are very thankful for their dedication and perseverance, as it has not been easy work! We began to transition…(Read More)

It is amazing to think we are already on our 4th week of continuous volunteer teams going into Houston to help! The needs are still slowly progressing from clearing out the mucky, muddy and moldy mess of soggy home debris to the end stage of rebuilding what was destroyed. We are beginning to start a…(Read More)

harvey relief gutted floors

We are now entering our third week of continuous volunteer efforts in the affected flood areas. We are VERY thankful for the people stepping in to help. Laborers are needed as clearing out flood debris takes a LOT of work! Even at this late stage there are STILL homes needing basic debris clearing and gutting…(Read More)

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Trying To Be a Blessing To Those In Beirut 40 Days On

Sep 14 2020
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Beginning To Pick Up The Pieces In Beirut

Sep 7 2020
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Sleeping On a Mattress By The Door With a Shotgun

Aug 23 2020
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Clearing Rubble In Beirut One Home At a Time

Aug 16 2020
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At Ground Zero In Beirut

Aug 9 2020