What are you hoping for Christmas this year? Some of the children from Father Zechariah’s church in Erbil, Iraq share their hopes and dreams for Christmas and the year ahead.
Nothing stops the church. Not war, not persecution. Not even the Covid-19 pandemic. But none of this is possible without prayer or the support of the worldwide Christian family. These are 10 prayer points to help you understand and pray for Iraq.
This International Day Of Prayer, we are asking that you pray for Syria and Iraq as the churches share the love of Christ with his community amidst violent threats and COVID-19.
What does the cross mean to you? In Iraq this is a question they ponder every year in a feast they call ‘the day of the cross’. For centuries Christians here and elsewhere in the Middle East have celebrated their Christianity by putting illuminated crosses on top of their houses.