Greece: How one Migrant Ministry is responding to the Pandemic

Earlier this year the Greek government quarantined a refugee camp on the mainland, home to 2300 people, after 20 residents tested positive for COVID-19. Greece’s Ministry of Migration announced that movement from the Ritsona camp would be heavily restricted and monitored by police, Aljazeera reported. The measures came as authorities tested dozens of people in … Read more …

Inside Spain, Where Coronavirus Deepens Struggle For Migrants

For migrants, re-establishing lives and adjusting to a new environment can be overwhelming. Seeking to permanently settle in a new city is a tough experience and feeling safe and secure during the Covid-19 crisis is tougher still. #HowWillTheyHear’s partner project in central Spain is providing huge support and comfort to migrants from North Africa, Bangladesh, … Read more …

How Vulnerable Refugees in Greece are battling with Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating the existing vulnerabilities of the world’s refugees and internally displaced people, according to All4Aid, a group working with refugees, asylum seekers and families in Greece who have fled their homes due to war, persecution or disaster. A recent report from the University of Birmingham revealed that many immigrants around the … Read more …

Join us this Advent!

Advent is when we look forward to Jesus’ coming – first as a baby in Bethlehem, and when he returns in glory at the end of time. It’s a journey of preparation and getting ready. This Advent, join us as we pray through a different kind of journey. Millions of people have sought safety in … Read more …

Migrant ministry in Málaga

Málaga, Spain: a city of tourism, beaches, sun and… short-term mission?!? Hi, I’ve recently returned to the UK after a 12-day trip to Málaga, a city on the south coast of Spain, known for being a popular tourist destination with golden beaches and great weather. However, the objective of my trip to Málaga wasn’t to … Read more …

Visioneers, Berlin

Visioneers is a ministry reaching out to refugees in Berlin. https://www.visioneers.io/

A town on a hill

Christianity Explored have released several useful resources in different languages, designed for churches and individuals to use as introductory courses or for deepening discipleship. Katy lives near Glasgow in Scotland with her husband and son. She has been using the Farsi translation of Christianity Explored this year with asylum seekers and refugees at her church. A few … Read more …

Farsi Bibles for church planters

Farsi Bibles for Frankfurt church planting trainees 25 study Bibles in Farsi were delivered to a ministry in Frankfurt, Germany as part of the Bible distribution project last month. Arriving in time for the first meeting, they have been used by a group of Muslim background believers who are undertaking church planting training. “They wanted … Read more …

Christianity Explored

Sometimes our lives take unexpected twists and turns. We end up living in a different country, meeting people we would never have expected and seeing God work in amazing ways. This was certainly the case for one worker ministering among refugees in Thessaloniki. Y* decided to follow the Lord Jesus, after learning about Him in … Read more …

Love and dignity

An American pastor worked as a volunteer on Lesvos with EuroRelief. He wrote of his experience; I encountered a young Afghan boy in the Moria camp. After complimenting him on his English language the child asked me to wait a minute. He went into his family’s tent and returned with a big plate of homemade … Read more …