Entries by John Cook

2020 Annual Backpack/School Supplies Fundraiser

COVID-19 could bring more darkness by stopping education to children, but we are pushing back by raising funds to buy backpacks, school supplies and uniforms for refugees and other needy children in the Middle East. These kids can’t learn online without computers, so they must prepare to go back to classes. You easily can make […]

COVID-19’S IMPACT ON REFUGEES IN N. IRAQ

On June 15, the girls’ (top) father came to our office and began crying as he gently asked… ”please, please take my children into your program.  We have nothing, I need food to give my family.”  Every week our office in Erbil, Kurdistan, receives dozens of phone calls and visits like this.  With no jobs […]

SPONSORS URGENTLY NEEDED

SPONSORSHIPS – Over the past month, we’ve received your heart-warming responses to the request for more sponsors…six children have been sponsored. Thank you so much for the love, prayers and action. We continue to ask for help as the need is enormous and urgent; we are asking for help to get 154 children sponsored immediately.  […]

GRACE BIBLE COLLEGE SET TO RESUME CLASSES

Central India – Grace Bible College, which normally begins its school year the first week in July, is planning on opening its 2020-21semester in August, as India reopens after COVID-19 lockdowns throughout this massive country.  Next month we will be featuring an update on GBC’s application for accreditation, which we are incredibly excited to share […]

EGYPT TEAM HOLDS ONLINE CHURCH SERVICES

As Reda Khalil shared in his article last month, COVID-19 has been having a profound affect on Christians and Muslims alike in Egypt. IM’s Egyptian church planting pastors and teams continue to hold online church services and visit families in their communities – with PPE of course. Thank you for praying for the ministry in […]