Mission Network News
"For only the second time in the nearly 2-year Syrian civil war, the U.N. refugee agency completed an aid delivery inside the country Thursday. But it didn't get the expected enthusiastic reception. Jeff Palmer with Baptist Global Response says, "There were ties to other factions out there. People perceived where the aid was coming from, so they actually refused the shipment of the aid." The situation is desperate for the Internally Displaced. It's so bad that some are better off in the refugee camps. It means that BGR has a chance to work INSIDE the country. That's good for two reasons. One, says Palmer, "In the midst of all of this hopelessness, people are looking for answers. They're looking for hope, and we have a chance to give them hope--physically--with food, with warm clothing, with shelter." Two: "Our partners are able to give them eternal hope in the message that is found in the Gospel." To learn more, go to MissionNetworkNews.org, keyword "Featured Links." "
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