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Syrian refugees brace for winter in Jordan

Syrian refugees brace for winter in Jordan

November 15, 2013 at 4:15 pm 1 comment

AMMAN, Jordan – Inside the floppy tent she calls home, Foza wonders aloud how she and her family will possibly weather the fast-approaching winter chill. Foza, her husband, Sader, and their five children had to flee their home near Hama, Syria, about a year and a half ago. They wereRead More

Jordan’s new face

Jordan’s new face

November 15, 2013 at 1:10 am 0 comments

  Stories from Jordan, fall 2013 From a refugee camp in Amman: Desperation as winter nears A church in the northern city of Mafraq has become a worldwide rallying point for ministry to Syrian refugees Additional story we reported for Christianity Today: Syria’s refugee crisis worst since Rwanda genocide WaysRead More

Big needs require big help

Big needs require big help

November 10, 2013 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

MAFRAQ, Jordan — To help meet the gigantic community need, National C.&M.A. Church is growing. Two floors have been built, with three more coming soon. The church already operates a small school upstairs – Jordanian schools have no more room for the continuing influx of Syrian children – and PastorRead More

At crossroads: Jordan church serves Syrian refugees

At crossroads: Jordan church serves Syrian refugees

November 10, 2013 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

  MAFRAQ, Jordan – Every day, they keep coming. In a scene that few could have imagined three years ago, Syrian refugees – virtually all of them Sunni Muslims – stream into a Christian church. They’re desperately seeking help … and finding it. On this weekday morning, the sanctuary is fullRead More