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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)

I’m writing this on the final flight leg home at the end of our last week spent in Turkey and the conclusion of this initial relief mission out to the Middle East. Our time in Turkey was rather different than expected. At the beginning of it we prayed that God would close the doors…(Read More)

I am writing this short update to you as we wind our way through southeastern Turkey on our way to a city near the Syrian border that is receiving large amounts of refugees fleeing from ISIS aggression. Our hope over the next few days is to provide some medical assistance and material relief to these…(Read More)

The past week and a half have been quite busy and full, I apologize for lack of time to send out an email update. Anyone following on Facebook should have seen daily photo updates and snippets of the relief and outreach happening out here. The Lord has kept us this far through several trials and…(Read More)

Heading Out The Door

First Impossible, Then Difficult, Then Done With much joy I have seen God move in the last month and slowly make this desired relief trip an impending reality. Hudson Taylor, pioneer missionary to China, once said that any daunting task that God puts in front of us usually follows these stages, that it is “first…(Read More)

I want to ask for prayer for a relief mission we are planning to northern Iraq for the refugees in the Kurdish regions. If you have been watching the news, undoubtedly you have seen the reports of the genocide by ISIS of thousands of Yazidis and Christians, and the displacement of tens of thousands of…(Read More)

middle east crisis christian response

Everyone can see the tragedy slowly but steadily unfolding in the Middle East right now. Rockets are flying indiscriminately from Gaza, followed by Israel’s deadly response. Syria is embroiled in a wearying civil war that has displaced millions of Syrian refugees across the entire Middle East. Iraq is being brutalized by a new breed…(Read More)

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