Mission of their Lives

Assisting in the Evacuation of an Afghan Family   Good Neighbors from Emmanuel Covenant Church knit together a harrowing tale of survival as they assisted in the evacuation of refugee friends from Afghanistan. Inspired last year by a sermon series about welcoming the stranger, Mark and Lori

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Maneuvering Two Worlds

Through our Afghan Women’s English Language Learners (AWELL) program, we built a friendship with Sher Mohammad, his wife Nilofar, and their family. Sher Mohammad and his 13-year-old daughter were in Afghanistan visiting family during the takeover of the Taliban in August of 2021. His green card helped

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The Lion Men of Afghanistan

Original Post from World Relief in November 2018 SACRIFICE AND THE COSTS OF THE REFUGEE SLOWDOWN “As long as I am alive and breathing, you will be okay,” Ghulam exclaimed as he pulled Jawad out of the mangled U.S. army vehicle. They had trained for a scenario

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