In 1979, a violent conflict between Iraq and Iran erupted followed by clashes with Kuwait. The Iraqi government sent the militia, the local police force, to carry out its agenda. This led to massive killing and targeting of individual civilians and their families. Many were killed or displaced as a...

12 Nov 2011

Three months after coming to the US, 38 year old Tedros remembers life before his long journey. Born in Adisba, Ethiopia, Tedros attended school until he finished his High School education. Around the time of his graduation, the Eritrea’s forces beat Ethiopia’s army. During this short...

12 Nov 2011

Makar's Story On the evening of April 30, 1992, 10 year-old Makar left his birth country of Bhutan. Makar had finished 1st grade when the government of Bhutan declared that Nepalese children were not allowed to go to school anymore. Makar had to stay home from school for 2 years after the law...

12 Nov 2011

Choosing where to direct the efforts of your congregation can be a challenging task.  There are certainly many organizations that are worthy of the investment but none that welcome “the alien” like World Relief.  Welcoming refugees and developing an empowering relationship...

09 Nov 2011