Hannah and Colleen share their experiences of the roles and rules around what it means to be a man or a woman (or boy or girl) in Kurdish culture. Expectations and limitations for both men and women are a bit different than our experiences in the United States and anyone thinking to visit would […]
Well, for starters, we’re still here and we’re still working to encourage and equip the body of Christ to love and serve our Middle Eastern and refugee neighbors.
First, in Iraq, our team is doing well and has finished out the school year. The Medes School is hoping and planning to reopen in person in […]
Hannah and Colleen talk about the beautiful extravagance of Kurdish hospitality and walk you through what it’s like to go on a visit to a Kurdish or Middle Eastern home. Hospitality is a key cultural value and is both generous and overwhelming in Northern Iraq and sometimes even when we visit our Middle Eastern […]
Between Iraq and a Hard Place – Episode 39
Hannah and Colleen talk about the beautiful extravagance of Kurdish hospitality and walk you through what it’s like to go on a visit to a Kurdish or Middle Eastern home. Hospitality is a key cultural value and is both generous and overwhelming in Northern Iraq […]
We’ve been in lockdown in my city in Northern Iraq for over week. These last few days I’ve felt both a liar and a failure. A liar because I’ve posted the pretty pictures, not the ones of my dry-eyed stare from watching hours of shows non-stop or the various chocolate wrappers from my I-don’t-care-anymore-and-I’m-bored munching. A failure […]
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 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 […]