Help Train Church Workers in Jordan

A Bible written in English and Arabic

The pandemic helped a seminary develop its online programs for church leaders and others being trained to expand God’s kingdom throughout the Middle East.

Help Fuel Gospel Proclamation in Turkey

Middle Eastern mother stands in a refugee camp with her three boys while holding her youngest son

Workers distributing aid at a refugee camp shared the gospel with a married couple in a tent where other relatives were present, so they were able to ask questions about the Bible and the Savior sent into the world.

Help Equip Evangelists in Syria

Little boy stands in a camp for Middle Eastern refugees.

Even among a staunch Muslim population, people in the war-torn country show a readiness to hear and respond to the gospel. Bringing compassion and hope to those who know Christ and to those who have never heard of Him, native workers are helping the displaced, teaching the Bible and planting churches.

God’s Word Transforms Refugees in Turkey

Turkish christian woman stands in a refugee camp

The mother of a refugee boy in Turkey became angry at him for reading the New Testament he had received from local Christian workers and ordered him to do his schoolwork. “Mother, you are like the Prophet Jesus’ disciples,” he said. “You are keeping me from drawing close to the Prophet Jesus!” Stunned, his mother asked him where he had read this.

Help Fulfill the Great Commission in Iraq

Iraqi Christians sit in chairs and on couches for a bible study.

Security issues keep Christians from attending local churches in many areas, but they grow in the Lord through worship and study of God’s Word through a WhatsApp group, including questions and answers. In addition, about three times a year new Christians who wish to devote themselves to winning Muslims to Christ are trained in effective ways to communicate the gospel.

Help Transform Lives with the Gospel in Jordan

Jordanian woman receives a cardboard box out of the back of an SUV from a Christian missionary

A young man who served as an assistant to the leader of a mosque came to a local ministry’s church to argue with congregational leaders about Christianity. Later going through severe hardship, he had a dream that Christ was bearing his pain and had transformed His suffering on the cross to glory.

Enable Workers to Form Strong Disciples in Lebanon

Lebanese Christian missionary delivers aid in cardboard boxes to Lebanese women

Amid social, economic and political chaos, Lebanese nationals and refugees are putting their faith in Christ as local missionaries reach out to them. Distributing Bibles and gospel CDs and providing food and help finding work to the unemployed, workers also proclaimed Christ in home visits as they planted seven new home fellowships.

Provide Critical Aid to Refugees in Turkey

Child refugees at a camp in Turkey

Refugees from Syria needing clean water, food and health care are facing even greater shortages because of runaway inflation. Local missionaries are helping to meet these needs, including distributions of rice, flour, sunflower oil, sugar, salt, lentils and baby food, along with clean water, soap and feminine hygiene items.

Persecuted Christians in Jordan Persevere

Jordanian man carrying a cardboard box on his head walking up concrete steps

A refugee in Jordan was supporting himself and his two children by working at a restaurant after his wife left him for accepting Christ. Recently a deep sense of loss struck him as he worked, and he sought out a secluded place to pray. “He did not notice that there were cameras in the room, and he made a cross sign while praying,” the leader of a native ministry said.

God’s Power Seen in Possessed Refugee Girl in Lebanon

Lebanese women, boys, and man stand behind gate in concrete building

The Muslim uncle of a 17-year-old girl under demonic influence was visibly irritated when local missionaries showed up at the door of their home in a refugee camp. The Muslim parents of the girl had requested they come to their home at the camp in Lebanon for Syrian refugees, but her uncle did not approve, especially as it was the Islamic month of Ramadan and the girl had already driven out a Muslim cleric who tried to help her. “The cleric had been met by the young woman’s screams and her aggressively pushing him away from the home,” said the leader of the local ministry. “As he began to leave, their daughter encouraged his quick movement from the property as she picked up stones and began throwing them his way. He left promptly and did not return nor seek out her parents.”