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Europe feels effects of Syrian crisis

Europe feels effects of Syrian crisis

February 27, 2014 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

How the church in Bulgaria is responding SOFIA, Bulgaria — Crises in Syria and Africa have driven refugees to Europe and impacted ministries as far away as the capital of Bulgaria. As many as 10,000 Syrian refugees have flooded Bulgaria over the last year, straining the resources of a cash-strappedRead 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

From Hell to Hope

From Hell to Hope

July 30, 2013 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Syrian refugee shares tales of terror & finding Christ BEIRUT, Lebanon — As Syrian refugees continue to pour into Lebanon (as estimated 650,000 and counting), the Free Evangelical Church of Beirut is helping them wherever it can. FECB Senior Pastor Joseph Najem recently interviewed Fahima, a Syrian Kurdish refugee whoRead More