2020 Annual Backpack/School Supplies Fundraiser

Amount raised so far: $10,604. Thank you for helping us get this far!! Would you help us help many more needy children get back in school this fall? Still needed: $59,396 A gift of any amount helps needy refugee kids with vital backpack and school supplies. DONATE TODAY! Cost for the gift of education: $85/child […]

GBC CAMPUS MAINTENANCE

Meanwhile, on the two acre campus, routine maintenance and preparations for the return of students continue. Right, two workers add an outcrop to a roof to shield the cook and helpers from monsoon rains. Thanks to generous donations, we were able to fund a much-needed renovation and freshening of the men’s shipping container dorms last […]

Middle East Updates Amid COVID-19 Challenges

FROM THE DESK OF PASTOR ARA, BAGHDAD: Praise the Lord, we are doing well and serving the Lord God in these difficult times. During this period, I read in the Bible the book of Psalms, and now I have arrived at Isaiah 35. It is really encouraging us to depend on the Messiah’s grace, in […]

FROM THE DESK OF REDA

The Egyptian government has decreased the hours of lockdown from 12 am until 4 am and restaurants and coffee shops have start working again with 25% of their capacity. Churches and mosques are allowed to meet as of July 1, but the coptic and Protestant Egyptian churches have delayed their opening until the end of […]

Pushing Back Against the Darkness

This month we’re pushing back the darkness and fear the world is experiencing through COVID-19’s grip.  Left, our boys in the Egypt Child Sponsorship Program had fun trying on the masks provided in their family’s monthly food packet.  Meanwhile as much of Egypt and the Middle East remains on lockdown, ministry continues. Join us in […]

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 […]