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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)

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)

What will you do in response to the crisis in the Middle East? We can ignore it, we can walk by it, or we can stop and consider what God would have us to do to help for His glory. May God be pleased to raise up laborers to go, to proclaim in love and…(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)

For those who are still following along on the teams activities and the needs out in northern Iraq right now, here is a brief update. The first team has already transitioned out and left things in the hands of a second team digging in for the long haul as the problems with the shipping container…(Read More)

Hello everyone, I know the reports from here have been largely confined to Facebook and a few short messages sent out. I’m going to be brief with some items to update in terms of prayers answered and opportunities emerging. 1 – There is a young Yazidi boy we came across in a squatter camp that…(Read More)

As many of you may know already, our teams are heading towards the Middle East as we speak to oversee the arrival and distribution of the winter clothing shipping container. What you likely would not yet know is that we are facing some paperwork issues due to confusion between some involved parties, which has delayed…(Read More)

I had hoped to write a brief update before things got very busy here again, and send an update on two significant events on the near horizon that I would ask any reading this to consider praying about. Within the next month we are hoping to send a team out for a return trip to…(Read More)

By the grace of God, through the prayers and support of many churches and individuals, and the hard work by those on the team, I am thankful to say that we were able to distribute about 7,000 NT Bibles and children’s Bible books, 8,300 blankets, 1,000 cans of baby formula, and…(Read More)

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