Define “Refugees”

World Refugee Day ~ Monday June 20th “Refugees are people like anyone else, like you and me. They led ordinary lives before becoming displaced, and their biggest dream is to be able to live normally again. On this World Refugee Day, let us recall our common humanity, celebrate tolerance and diversity and open our hearts to refugees everywhere.”   Ban Ki-moon …

Refugees Drawn to Jesus

A story from the JESUS Film: We’d like to share with you the story of two brothers, refugees from Syria who were in Budapest, Hungary, for several days before continuing their journey to Germany. Feras and Mohamed’s story, related by one of our Hungarian staff, gives a personal glimpse into the spiritual openness of those fleeing Syria. Feras is a …

Refugee Ministries

From 2016 Winter Prayer Guide: Praise God for the many refugee ministries reaching out to an ever-increasing number of people seeking safety and freedom in North America. Ask God to give wisdom to these ministries as they provide housing, food, clothing and assistance in adjusting to life in a new culture. Pray for those serving refugees to be aware of …

“We Welcome Refugees” FAQs

These are the questions World Relief is being asked about refugees: 1. WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF A REFUGEE? 2. WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR REFUGEES COMING TO THE U.S., AND HOW ARE THEY VETTED FOR SECURITY CONCERNS? 3. CAN U.S. GOVERNORS LEGALLY STOP SYRIAN REFUGEES FROM ENTERING THEIR STATE? 4. HOW MIGHT THE BIBLE INFORM OUR THINKING ABOUT THIS SITUATION? 5. WHAT’S …

Refugee Roundtable in Atlanta

Request from our current prayer guide: Pray for the Refugee Highway Partner Roundtable in Atlanta, GA, this month. Pray for ministries who are assisting refugees to fully understand the effective use of multi-language JESUS DVDs. Pray for refugee ministries to be filled with the love of Jesus as they help these displaced people with so many daily issues of life. …

Plan Now for World Refugee Day!

Don’t miss this opportunity! Get ready for World Refugee Day on on June 20th! Encourage the millions who have had to leave their homes. As defined by the US Code, a refugee is any person outside of the US that is of special humanitarian concern to the US and “has a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in …

Refugee Roundtable

From Our Summer Prayer Guide: Pray for the Refugee Highway Partner Roundtable, July 22-25, in Phoenix, Arizona. This is an annual conference for ministries working with refugees to share ideas and network with one another. Pray that the multi-language JESUS DVDs will be well received as effective tools to meet spiritual needs of refugees. Pray for the workshops and personal …

Today is World Refugee Day!

Today, June 20th, is World Refugee Day! Take some time this weekend to… Pray for refugees, Plan an activity to raise awareness, Ask your church to do a project, Search our JESUS DVDs to find ones you can use in your area!