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Not Your Typical Spring Break

In March of last year, Judson and his friends enjoyed a typical spring break like so many other college students. They packed their bags, hopped on a plane, and spent some time soaking up the tropics. Well, at least it was somewhat typical… This wasn’t a...

Christ Has Overcome The Violence

When we met Dured, his face was somber.  He was missing teeth and his body looked like a giant scar.  In a rundown apartment, he shared his terrifying story. Like many Syrians, Dured was caught in the middle of a violent civil war.  He didn’t  want to fight for ISIS,...

Where Are Your Parents?

We processed hundreds of Syrian refugees through the clinic that week.  They patiently waited under a colorful bedouin tent that served as a waiting room, blocking them from the Middle Eastern heat. Each Syrian I met was either stoic from war shock or weeping...

The Blue Highway

The sight is hard to miss – tugboats ushering heavy barges down a canal that cuts through endless plains. The Danube-Black Sea Canal extends roughly 40 miles across eastern Romania and connects the Danube River in Cernavodă to the ports of Constanţa and...