Barnabas, Missions

Barnabas Update Dec 22nd 2017

Syria – December Update 2

With 7 Syrian families now confirmed to be arriving in Dingwall around the middle of January, and with the situation in Syria still very volatile, the Mission Team agreed last week to transfer our giving to the Barnabas Fund from Myanmar to Syria.  The article below highlights the need of Syrian Christians for our ongoing prayerful support.

More than 120 churches destroyed by Islamists

Barnabas Fund 14 Dec 2017

“Terrorists destroyed more than 120 churches,” a notable Syrian Christian leader told his counterpart in Russia and the Russian foreign minister during a visit to Moscow.

However, the leader expressed hope that with the expulsion of Islamic State (IS) from most of Syria and Iraq, “the issue of providing assistance to people who need to return to their homes, creating jobs and bringing their lives back to normal comes to the fore.” He was hopeful that destroyed churches and other Christian buildings will be rebuilt.