Tag Archives: Refugees

Speaking Holistically About Life

I am pro-life, but not only for the unborn. And I wish many Christians who fiercely oppose the legalization of abortion, would dare go beyond a single issue too. It is for that reason, and a few more, that I … Continue reading

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Are We Ready to Welcome Refugees This Time?

I am at this time working on putting together my first book. It will be a selection of a number of my articles, released and published over the years. This one is a candidate for the book. I would like … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes, Refugees Our Neighbors

Webinar Notes, Refugees Our Neighbors, selection of highlights featuring two webinars produced by Leadership Focus International in May and June 2021. Our international team of panelists, all of them leaders with the firsthand experience in ministering to refugees, immigrants and … Continue reading

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In Medias Res: Refugees in Your Own Land

Yousef Alkhoury, Lecturer of Biblical Studies and Missions, Bethlehem Bible College, Palestine speaks at the Focus webinar “Refugees and Immigrants Our Neighbors”. 

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MEMORANDUM: MOVING FORWARD IN TRUTH, WITH COURAGE AND HOPE

In October last year the organizers of the ROM (Renewing Our Minds) Integration Forum released the Croatian edition of the Memorandum on the ROM Integration Forum, with conclusions and recommendations for Croatian government and non-government organizations and institutions, as well … Continue reading

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Video Feature: Where are They Now?

Three years ago the Renewing Our Minds volunteers witnessed the incoming waves of refugees entering Europe via the Balkan route, and crossing Serbia and Croatia. We were only a small part of a much bigger effort that engaged churches, faith … Continue reading

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Moving Forward in Truth, with Courage and Hope

Unique Integration Conference for Asylum Seekers Held in Croatia On Monday, September 24, 2018 the unique six-day conference was completed in the picturesque village of Fuzine, Croatia. More than 50 asylum seekers, including an international team of facilitators, humanitarian and … Continue reading

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A Message to the Croatian Leaders

On Monday, 25th September, 2017, Donya Spanta addressed a group of Croatian leaders about the plight of refugees, asylum seekers in Croatia. She delivered her message in the Croatian Parliament at the reception given in honor to Tvrtko Barun, one … Continue reading

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The First Iranian Christian Community Organized in Croatia

News Release Under the leadership of the Zagreb Malesnica Baptist Church and its minister Mihal Kreko, and with help of the visiting pastor Reza Ansari from Vienna, Austria, a group of 30 Iranian refugees established the first organized Iranian Christian … Continue reading

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Today We are Ashamed

  Today EU and the Balkans have capitulated to fear and lack of empathy.  Balkan countries along the refugee corridor have sealed their borders, one by one. At the one end of the Balkan refugee corridor Slovenia closed its border … Continue reading

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