68.5 million people presently have been forcibly displaced from their homes and communities. 25.4 million have fled to other countries.
Persecution, conflict, violence, natural disasters. and human rights violations are responsible. One person every two seconds must leave their home and seek safety else where. This counts up to 44,400 every day. One half of all are under 18 years of age.
Teams are needed, with understanding and vision, to minister to these suffering forgotten people without hope.
Hebrews 13:3 “Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.”
James 1:27 “Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.”
Romans 12:15b “and weep with them that weep.”
Galatians 6:2 “Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.”