During a weekend last month, we had the privilege of spending time with and hearing from *Erdan, a pastor of 16 years. He told us he grew up as a nationalist hating Kurds and planned to become a politician so he could help destroy them…
Zachary is a man from our city who heard the gospel from a believer who works doing Bible distribution. In their conversation, he was also referred to our house church as a place where he could learn more about Jesus.
David has been meeting weekly with Bart, a leader in a local mosque. They spend time reading and discussing both the English and Kurdsh version of a story from the Bible.
My friend Helene is a Kurd from Iran. In her home growing up, she spoke Kurdish with her parents and siblings but spoke Farsi in school. She is educated in Farsi, speaks Farsi with her husband and even dreams in Farsi.
The fighting in the Middle East continues to cause refugees to flee from their homes. Over the past couple of months, many families have fled to a Middle Eastern city where their friends and family have fled before.
I just had a meeting with two Kurdish pastors and a couple other local brothers. One of the pastors was approached about some weaknesses in his leadership and theology.