In a world that’s literally on fire all around you and going to hell in a hand basket, what on God’s green earth could be more unimportant or irrelevant than a game of volleyball? Or is it? Imagine living with a perilous and uncertain future in a refugee camp. All around you the national boundariesContinue reading “PROJECT VOLLEYBALL: Hope and Morale in the camps”
There’s been a lot of News talk about the extinction of Christianity throughout the Middle East. Not just the persecution of Christians but an apparent attempt to eradicate them from the land.
It’s Christmas time, even in Iraq. It strikes me, as I ponder an email I just received from Pastor Layth in Duhok, that just as there was no room at the Inn for the Christ Child on that first Christmas Day, so it is at our Church in Kurdistan of Iraq. Let me share Layth’sContinue reading “NO ROOM AT THE INN (Christmas In Iraq)”
Trapped on N. Iraq’s Mt. Sinjar, thousands of Yezedi Kurds flee the invasion of ISIS forces bent on their destruction. This is the harrowing story of one family’s journey from certain death to redemption.
Celebrating a Child’s Birthday at Church All the news from Iraq is not bad. A war is going on just miles from our Church in Kurdistan but Worshippers still gather in faith and hope and after service celebrate one of the kids birthday. Not so very different from home is it?