Sahar

Today, I read the following article in the Irish Times: School Girl Will Not Be Deported to Afghanistan. It is an interesting article about Afghan families abroad. In this case, this student lives and studies in the Netherlands. Sahar Hbrahimgel is in a pre-university track hoping to study medicine. According to the article, written by…

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In Search of a Better Life

Many Afghans leave their homeland in search of a better life. Some leave for a short time period for education or work abroad in order to either help their families back home financially or to return to Afghanistan to improve their country and to improve life for the next generation.

Grieved

It grieves our hearts to learn about the deaths of the nine Afghan boys that took place in the Kunar province of Afghanistan.  You can read the full story as reported by the Associated Press and the Washington times. Please join us in praying for the families, relatives, and friends of these children. The life…

To Live in Fear

Zahra*, a teenage Hazara girl, should be in high school. Her older brother, a follower of Jesus, lives in America and is currently unable to travel abroad. Older sisters and other relatives reside in many countries, such as: Australia, Canada, and Europe. Zahra and her younger sisters and brothers lived with their parents in a…

Wet Cement

Let the (Afghan) Children Come to Me As the title of a book I read in seminary states, “Children are wet cement”.  This has been so apparent in December, not that I ever doubted it, though. I had the privilege of spending time with children several times during the month of December.  Before Christmas the…