Post Tagged with: "refugee"

Tensions run high in Central African Republic

Tensions run high in Central African Republic

October 13, 2014 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

Amid ongoing violence, some Muslims find help … from Christians / Gamboula, Central African Republic – When a death squad came to the mission hospital here a few months ago, its leaders demanded to go inside and massacre all of the Muslim patients. What they didn’t know was, none wereRead More

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