Aliah’s Prayer

representative picture of aliah, a syrian refugee and mother, praying

Aliah’s Prayer

Aliah and her family were forced to flee from their home. Isis had invaded Syria and, in the chaos that ensued, thousands of displaced Syrians desperately evacuated to nearby regions, quickly occupying any available shelters as they sought ways to provide for their families. Thankfully, Aliah was able to find a small room to rent where she and her three children could find some sort of refuge. Although unsuitable for a family of four, it was all she could afford.

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Determined to Learn!

Daniel Maketh doesn't remember anything about his parents or other relatives. That's because, tragically, his parents were killed in the Sudanese civil war when he was around 5 years old.

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Dreaming Beyond Jordan

So, it’s come to this! Yasir thought. Fear gripped his heart in that moment, and all he could think about was his family…and getting them to safety. He rushed home without hesitation hoping and praying that his wife and two young children were unharmed.

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Jesus Meeting Needs

Mosul is a city of about 2.5 million people in Northern Iraq, occupied by ISIS since June of 2014. This city was historically and predominantly Christian—before terrorists invaded bringing with them death and destruction. When Christians fled Mosul they didn't have time to bring with them even the basic of necessities.

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Say Yes to the Dress

The wedding industry is estimated to be worth a whopping $300 billion and growing. The majority of Western girls now begin planning and preparing their wedding day at an early age, memorizing every mushy love story from Cinderella to Princess Bride, downloading bridal planner apps, and flipping through picture perfect photographs on Pinterest, ingraining the image of a white dress in their minds.

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Becky’s 2015 Video Report: In My Words [A Refugee Ministry Mini-Update]

In January, each of Heaven's Family's 21 Focused Ministry Directors gave a short, 10-minute presentation about their accomplishments in 2015 and their upcoming goals for 2016. We're excited about what the Lord has done, and what He has in store for the remainder of this year!

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Refugee Ministry

The war in Syria has taken the spotlight on the world's stage the past few years, and the ones who have suffered the most—as in every conflict—are the women and children. The media focuses on bombings and brutality, while mothers and children endure quiet, desperate lives in tents, subsist on limited, poor quality food, find no educational opportunities and feel no hope.

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