Internally Displaced People and Refugees Find Hope in God’s Word

In the image, Venezuelans wade across the Tachira River to seek food and other aid in Cúcuta, Colombia. (Photo © UNHCR/Vincent Tremeau)

Every day, people flee conflict and disasters, becoming displaced inside their own countries. Some cross borders to become refugees. According to the United Nations, more than 82 million people worldwide have been forced to flee their homes.

Increasing people movement creates new Gospel opportunities, and believers need tools for their outreach efforts.

“This movement of people across country lines and out of harm’s way, so to speak, has increased the need for and the effectiveness of (biblical) literature,” Helen Williams of World Missionary Press says.

“We just sent some material to a medical group that built a new hospital in the northern part of Mozambique, where there is the most unrest. They use the Scriptures with patients.”

Through His written Word, the Lord cares for people who’ve endured significant trauma.

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Katey Hearth

CALL TO ACTION

  • Pray for wisdom for WMP staff and leaders to direct resources and manpower where needed most.
  • Ask for God’s favor upon WMP printing and shipping teams so biblical resources can soon arrive in requested locations.
  • Pray for protection over WMP distribution partners working in dangerous places.