Refugees and IDPs
Imagine having to flee your home because of armed conflict, human rights violations, or a devastating disaster. Imagine the trauma in your home town is so real that you must make the heart-breaking choice to flee, even though you want to stay. And imagine leaving behind jobs, business, homes, friends, and everything familiar.
There are an estimated 60 to 65 million displaced persons in the world today. Some are refugees, who have crossed country borders. Some are internally displaced peoples (IDPs) who remain in their country, but are forced to leave their homes. Partner with BGR to show Jesus’ love for these families by providing items such as blankets, food packets, hygiene kits, as well as gestures of hope to those who are suffering.
Refugees and IDPs
Can you believe we are approaching the end of January 2019? Make this the year you place generosity at the top of your to-do list. Here are four easy ways to kick off the New Year with open hands and an open heart. 1. Make a New Year’s resolution that’s not about you There’s nothing […]
Tonight, as you wiggle into the warm covers of your bed, don’t forget to pray for families like Nandie’s, whose only source of warmth are the blankets you helped send them. Read Nandie’s story.
As you’re getting started with your new year, think of Tanita, who used the English she learned in a class you supported to land a job! She’s a refugee, but she’s finding ways to thrive in a new country.
Stuff your family’s stockings with a gift that shows them your care for a world in need.
Huge needs like those among Iraq’s forcibly displaced families are opportunities for people to experience God’s grace and his glory to be made known, says David Platt, president of the International Mission Board.