Terror Behind, Jesus Ahead
When ISIS stormed the Nineveh province of Iraq, many Yazidi and Shabak people fled for their lives. The world saw harrowing images of helicopters air-dropping aid to Yazidis stranded on the peaks of the Sinjar Mountains. Yet what has happened to these refugees since?
LOVE CLOSE FIRST
Anna* just turned 17. She has a shy smile and speaks with a sweet grace but her eyes mask pain. When she was 7, Anna’s dad abandoned the family, sending her mom into a deep, unrelenting depression. Anna has not been hugged, kissed or encouraged by a parent for over a decade. Now a teenager, she is in danger as she seeks out love. I pray she doesn’t look for it in the wrong places.