Seasons

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief, Spiritual Development

I enjoy the Christmas season and all that comes with it in our American culture. One of my family’s favorite Christmas traditions is to go pick out our Christmas tree on the day after Thanksgiving, then decorate the house, listen to Christmas music, and snack on cookies, candies, hot chocolate…

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We Filled the Container!

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief

Chelsea Dischinger, a stay-at-home mom from Southern California, had an incredible burden to do something to help refugees who have been displaced by ISIS and the Syrian civil war. During a discussion Chelsea had with her husband Michael, he reminded her that their friend Jason Law with World Compassion does…

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Iraq in Chaos

By | Iraq, News, Refugee Relief

The 3-year-old Syrian War has spilled over into Iraq, completely destabilizing the region. ISIS, an extremely violent and blood-thirsty off-shoot of Al Qaeda overthrew Mosul just a week ago and has continued to take city after city on their march toward Baghdad. Their aim is to create an extreme Islamic…

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Why Kurdistan?

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief

We are all familiar with the statistics from the ongoing Syrian civil war. Over 2 million Syrians have fled their country. These refugees now live in neighboring countries such as Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Kurdistan (northern Iraq).  

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$3 for 3 years

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief

The Facts* • It is estimated that over 140,000 civilians have been killed in the Syrian crisis. • There are now over 2.5 million Syrian refugees. • 50.9% of these refugees are children under 18. • Over 6.5 million people have been displaced internally in Syria • The total number…

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I Am Thankful

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief

We recently arrived here at the refugee camp in Northern Iraq. Like many others, we have suffered through the war. We are now starting over here with our young family. What makes starting over much easier is that a humanitarian group from the USA is providing us with food regularly….

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Doctor

By | Iraq, Refugee Relief

I was a doctor in Damascus.  As a surgeon, my job was to preserve life. Unfortunately, the war flooded our hospitals with innocent civilians.  Our ability to treat these patients diminished

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