In the US we’re pretty used to using our credit cards to pay for things and we’re adding all sorts of new electronic payment methods. But in Northern Iraq, nearly everything is still done in cash. Hannah and Colleen discuss a few of the multitude of reasons for this, but more about the effect […]
Hannah and Colleen chat about several key terms in Kurdish language and culture: sherma, aiba, and haram. All have meanings that connect to honor, shame, and what is allowable and what is forbidden. Cultural expectations and norms are part of what can be a challenge for a westerner. This podcast explores their shades of […]
Hannah and Colleen interview Robin, who (with her husband, Dave) took her two kids to live in Iraq. What did this do to her kids? Her family and their relationships? Listen to us ask her all about her stories and adventures from when she and her family lived in Iraq.
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How often do you get to talk to someone who is living in Iraq? We get to do it every week, and we want to share that experience with you!
We’ll be talking with some of our staff who are currently living in Iraq and want you to have a chance to ask your questions […]
Come meet our team, eat some falafel, and explore our world of ministry.
NASHVILLE – GREECE – IRAQ – TURKEY
The highlight this year is an interactive Refugee Journey simulation designed to give you a glimpse into the lives and experiences of so many who have fled their homes.
We’ll be serving you our own falafel […]
I remember the first time someone asked me “How’s the reentry going?” I thought I might burst with happiness. Here was someone who understood what I was only just beginning to understand – that sometimes “coming home” was difficult and confusing and not all pleasant. And when everyone at “home” expects it to be […]
Hannah and Colleen talk about the blessings and challenges of living on support and what that is. How do we deal with fear, trust, and other people’s perceptions? How do we thrive in community as part of the body of Christ and what is the holy handshake? This episode is a personal look at […]
Each week several boxes of craft supplies, art supplies, and several sewing machines are donated to help support our ministry. These gifts are wonderful, but do require that someone have the understanding and expertise to sort and find the treasures within.
So, we need a woman to be our Donations Specialist to come in […]