MISSION THROUGH THE SNOW IN IRAQ

​​ Yesterday we drove through a winter snowstorm from Dohuk to a small village called Inishky to pray for a young woman who'd been taken to the hospital the night before in tremendous pain. The higher we went into the mountains to worse the snow was. It seemed so novel to be driving through the … Continue reading MISSION THROUGH THE SNOW IN IRAQ

INTO THE HIWAYS & HEDGES

Praise Chapel, Duhok, Kurdistan, N. Iraq KURDISTAN HAS BECOME A REFUGE FOR MILLIONS: This is our reality here. The landscape near our church is dotted with huge tent cities filled with refugees and IDPs fleeing the fighting in Syria and Iraq. There are also many remote villages where whole groups of refugees have taken shelter. … Continue reading INTO THE HIWAYS & HEDGES

THE BATTLE FOR MOSUL: A PERSPECTIVE FROM KURDISTAN OF IRAQ

NEWS FROM THE FRONT THE BATTLE FOR MOSUL: A PERSPECTIVE FROM KURDISTAN OF IRAQ Correspondence by M.A. Tawfiq to Jack Harris This report isn't from the latest Newspaper or Television reportage, it's from those who are there living out this life and death drama mere miles from the fighting. This is how they see it.  … Continue reading THE BATTLE FOR MOSUL: A PERSPECTIVE FROM KURDISTAN OF IRAQ

THE SITUATION IN IRAQ 

AN UPDATE FROM PASTOR LAYTH IBRAHIM The situation in Iraq is not good. Politicians have become thieves rapping the country. Many things here make family life very difficult to continue. Most of the people here haven't received their monthly salaries. Some of them haven't been paid at all for the last 5 months. Many business … Continue reading THE SITUATION IN IRAQ 

UPDATE: IRAQI KURDISTAN SITUATION REPORT

First and foremost I want to assure my readers and family that pastor Jim and I are in no immediate or eminent danger. We are however in a real war zone and the fighting isn't far away. ISIS continues its attacks against Kurdistan's borders and the Kurdish military positions. The Kurds have successfully beaten them … Continue reading UPDATE: IRAQI KURDISTAN SITUATION REPORT

Christmas Greetings From Iraq

Pastor Layth Ibrahim wishes us all a Merry Christmas and updates us concerning the progress on our multipurpose church building and Middle East Evangelism Center. The PC congregation is growing rapidly and is now meeting in a finished hall within the facility.   PRAISE CHAPEL MISSIONS P.O. BOX 1769 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729    

Ten Years After

Ten Years After Because of a complaint by a Yezedi Parliament Member concerning the "Destruction" of her culture by Christian evangelism, we are no longer allowed to minister in the Refugee camps. Our humanitarian aid is still welcomed but not our beliefs. This is a set back, nothing more. The refugees we've touched live in … Continue reading Ten Years After