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    Refugee Family in Need

    March 10, 2021 | Purpose Haven

    A few months ago, we received a call from Adnan, a refugee we had helped before. He was in tears and couldn’t speak clearly. One of our staff members rushed to his house and calmed the family. Adnan had rushed his wife to the doctor after she fainted a few times from nausea and dizziness. … Read more

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    Heat Wave and Back to School

    October 9, 2020 | Purpose Haven

    Our country has been experiencing a heatwave, the first in years. Children and families have suffered, especially those living in basements or very old houses. Our ministry received many requests for fans through phone calls and visits to our office, and we wanted to help as many people as we could. Praise God that 27 … Read more

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    You’re His Queen

    June 19, 2020 | Purpose Haven

    Difficult time in pandemic

  • JOAH Fall 2019 Bringing some hope to the hopeless

    Bringing Some Hope to the Hopeless

    December 14, 2019 | Purpose Haven

    Last week, we started our second English course and art therapy program for our beloved Iraqi refugees. In the English course, we aim to teach the women survival English so they can communicate with others when they immigrate. These beneficiaries range in age from 14 to more than 70! Some took English in their schools … Read more

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    Darkness Overcome By Jesus’ Light

    June 4, 2019 | Purpose Haven

    We first met Bibi* at one of our Purpose Haven campaigns. She was a beautiful woman, but desperation covered her face. She wore black from top to bottom, and tears never escaped her eyes. After meeting with her, we realized that she had fled her country by herself because of ISIS. She wore black for … Read more

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    Therapy Gives Refugees Hope

    March 2, 2019 | Purpose Haven

    Therapy Activities and Their Benefits Purpose Haven collaborates with another Jordanian church to provide activities for women and child refugees. For the women, we provide dressmaking workshops, home visits, leisure activities, laughs, and prayer. For the children, we organize recreational activities and celebrations. It was the first time that about 15 Syrian women had ever … Read more

  • Escaping the Trauma of Her Past

    October 5, 2018 | Purpose Haven

    We first met Ana* at one of our ministry outreaches. She was a beautiful woman, but wore a desperate face. Her clothing was black from top to bottom, and her eyes were always full of tears. We met her, and came to find out that she had escaped her country, on the run from Islamic … Read more

  • JOAH April 2018 Update God Provides in Times of Financial Need

    God Provides in Times of Financial Need

    April 14, 2018 | Purpose Haven

    This month, we have spent a considerable amount of time moving our ministry to a new location, as we were concerned about security in our previous location. Our landlord recently moved away for good, and since then our center had been robbed on two occasions. Before we signed another three year lease, we had to … Read more

  • JOAH February 2018 Update A Talent for Teaching Used for Ministry

    A Talent for Teaching Used for Ministry

    February 24, 2018 | Purpose Haven

    Eighth grade was a very difficult year for me in school. I couldn’t find any school clubs or activities that I was interested in. I thought that everybody had a talent and something to offer in these clubs, and that I didn’t have anything to bring. However, when I started to really enjoy my English … Read more