by Ava Dixon
Mission Network News
"...These families are living under tarps, in tents, abandoned buildings, and vacant homes generously offered by towns people. Some are crowded into tenements and others are in government-run camps. The circumstances are similar in southeastern Turkey, but also across Jordan and Lebanon. Having had the privilege of visiting with a few of these refugee families, many have had horrible experiences in fleeing and deal with fear, loss, and despair, while searching for hope, relationship, stability.
"It’s a strategic opportunity for the Church.
"...There is no better way to express gratitude for faithful saints who have partnered...in ministering to the refugees from Iraq and Syria and who are now living in the southeastern part of Turkey. Your generosity has opened many doors for the believers here in Turkey to share gospel truth with these refugees, but also with many government officials in the region..."
"...The number of refugees in Turkey is estimated to be 1.5 million, with another 2 million in Jordan and Lebanon..."