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IraqRefugee Education

Seek and Save The Lost

Although the crisis in the Middle East has almost become an afterthought in our world today, the difficulties remain and have in cases amplified for thousands of families in Iraq. It's estimated that there are over 1 million school-aged girls and boys who are currently displaced in Iraq. Roughly 70…
World Compassion Staff
August 31, 2016
BurmaTraining

ABC Growth in Myanmar

We had the chance while in Myanmar to visit a house church during their weekly ABC class. ABC Bible Curriculum is a 2-year program that we use to train believers, making them strong in their faith and preparing them to share the Word of God with others. Like the parable…
BurmaChurch PlantingTraining

The Dawn of a New Era

On May 2nd of 2008, the beautiful nation of Myanmar (also called Burma) was hit by the deadly Cyclone Nargis. More than 138,000 people were killed and 2 million were left homeless. The task of rebuilding the nation was daunting. We did not know exactly what God had in store…
IraqRefugee Relief

The Syrian Refugee Crisis

For most of us, the Syrian refugee crisis is overwhelming, multifaceted, and hard to understand. Many people are filled with questions and a desire to help, but it can be hard figuring out exactly where to start. Perhaps one of the questions you have is, "Who are these refugees?" Refugees…
IraqRefugee Relief

Fleeing Iraq

Would you put your family's life at risk if you knew it was the only way to help your daughter get the help she needed? Bilal emigrated from Syria to Koya in Northern Iraq some years ago. He served as a police officer in the city of Koya but had…
World Compassion Staff
February 24, 2016
ChinaChurch PlantingTraining

Winning the Struggle

The winters can be cold and dreary in China. Every year about this time we shuttle in and out of communities throughout the country, under cloudy and rainy conditions, meeting pastors and believers in homes, offices, hotels and coffee shops. We huddle together with our Chinese team planning the expansion…
World Compassion Staff
February 9, 2016
IraqRefugee Relief

Hannah’s Story

What looks like an up and coming four-story city mall is really an unfinished concrete high rise, housing nearly 410 families on the outskirts of Ankawa. Nearly all refugees living here, 1,655 in total, are ethnic Christians who fled the city of Karagosh. Hannah is one of the fortunate ones who has found…
IraqRefugee Relief

The Opportunity Ahead of Us

  Inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me. - Matthew 25:40 The actions Jesus is referring to in Matthew 25:40 are seeing the hungry and feeding them, giving the thirsty a drink, taking in strangers, clothing those without…
IraqRefugee Relief

A Mother’s Worst Nightmare

Ida and family 47-year-old mother Living in Ankawa Mall August 6th, 2014: ISIS Invades Karagosh. A woman and two girls die. The crisis causes a flurry of fear and much of the city packs whatever they can and flees. Today: Ida is 47 and is married to a 63-year-old man…