Middle East Project Updates

Middle East Project

Middle East Project In a pavilion packed with patients, crew members, and Day Crew I sat, participating in the Sunday morning service at the Hope Center. At the time I was working on Mercy Ships, which gave free surgeries to those in Africa. Every Sunday, the Day Crew would hold a service for all Crew and patients who wanted to

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Middle East 2023 Update

During year 2023 I have continued to focus on language and local friends. I had the opportunity to take some classes specifically on the spiritual vocabulary that is not in the traditional classes. These classes taught us specific stories from the bible in the local language. We also discussed ideas of how to answer specific questions in a way that

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Middle East Update May 2023

Update: May 2023 Community Center Stories: Market: The center partnered with some women from the neighborhood to hold a neighborhood party/market.  These women had done a few markets in the past for their neighborhood where they would set up tables and sell food, used clothes, and other merchandise. Jill* asked the women if they would like to do another market

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Middle East Update December 2022

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. (John 15:16)  Hey friends, One of the greatest gifts that Adam and Eve were given in the garden was those two trees: The Tree

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Middle East Update October 2022

October 2022 Mercy. It was a new word that I learned. From it I also gained a beautiful picture and new perspective of our Creator. One of the meanings of the root word for Mercy in the language that I am studying is uterus. Inside of the womb, a child is gaining nutrients and oxygen. He is growing in a

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Middle East Update July 2022

July 2022 I arrived in the country several weeks ago. The trip over was lovely. It reminded me of pre-covid era. I didn’t have to wear a mask, show proof of a covid test, or fill out any health forms. Have you ever tried to touch the sky? It doesn’t matter how close you get, it always seems just beyond

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Middle East Update April 2022

April 2022 Three months ago, I came to the South. Somewhere in the middle of those months someone told me, “You are here at this time for a purpose.” I wasn’t too sure about his words at first. I was much too focused in figuring out when I would leave South to go overseas.  This month, I had the opportunity

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