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Why the sudden rush for passage of HR-390?

May 18th, 2018 | By

The bill was on hold by the Senate Leadership until the last week of April, when it was suddenly put on  a “fast track” as an election tool to get Christians to vote Republican this fall. But it simply was not the same bill that passed the House last year and Senator Rand Paul was right to put a hold on it until Senator Corker’s language is removed.

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Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Benue State

May 17th, 2018 | By
William J. Murray arrives at an IDP camp with aid for Christians who were forced to flee from their homes by Muslim attackers

Before arriving at the IDP camp we stopped by the “Modern Market” We were there to buy diapers and feminine products, as we had been told there was a desperate need for them at this particular camp.

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Nigeria mission trip success as attacks continue.

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By

Our Easter event at the orphanage had to be cut short to move children out of the camp for safety. The orphanage is under constant threat as are all Christian institutions in the “Middle Belt.” All we can really do is show love and support by helping wherever we can.

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Visit to a bombed church

Apr 17th, 2018 | By
Car the suicide bomber drove on the grounds of the church as a reminder.

On Easter Sunday, I attended one of the churches that had been bombed in 2012.  That was a bad year for church bombings in Nigeria; many hundreds died and thousands were injured while in worship services at their churches.

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Mission to Nigeria Planned Despite Latest Kidnappings

Mar 6th, 2018 | By
One of the dormitories of the girls’ school where the kidnapping of the girls occurred

The Sunni Muslim terrorist group, Boko Haram, which has pledged loyalty to the Islamic State, has kidnapped more young girls in Nigeria. 110 girls, some as young as 13, were taken from the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College in Dapchi.

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Can Ambassador Sam Brownback bring sanity to State?

Feb 13th, 2018 | By
Senator Sam Brownback and William J. Murray hold up "In God We Trust" cake to celebrate passage of National Motto Resolution (2006)

None of the social conservatives on Capitol Hill, including myself, have forgotten the numerous victories for our agenda while Senator Brownback was in office.  The entire social conservative community on Capitol Hill was saddened when he departed Washington to become governor of Kansas.

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Qaraqosh Diaper Distribution

Feb 7th, 2018 | By

In 2017 we were able to expand our program from providing not only diapers for families with babies, but we were also able to provide much needed sanitary pads for women, and also adult diapers for the elderly and disabled. The following testimony was shared by one of our ministry partners from the February 5, 2018 diaper distribution.

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Original HR-390 language must be reinstated

Feb 6th, 2018 | By

The original bill had three main purposes:  First, HR-390 would give assistance for victims of genocide; Second, HR-390 demanded accountability for the perpetrators of genocide and Third, HR-390 would give Christian victims of genocide priority refugee status.

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Double the size of the Diaper program – Is it possible!

Jan 11th, 2018 | By
Girls hold diapers distributed by our Diapers for Refugees program

To help those Christian families most in need the program must be doubled from 160,000 diapers per quarter to 320,000 diapers per quarter, YES – The number sounds high but it is just six diapers per day for three months per child.

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Diaper Program Forced to Expand in Iraq

Dec 15th, 2017 | By
Displaced Iraqi Christian women receive diapers for their infants and toddlers, supplied by the Diapers for Refugees program

At the request of the Diapers for Refugees ministry partner in Iraq, the number of diapers for infants and toddlers was increased and additional help was supplied for women’s needs and the elderly. The number of families returning to their burned-out homes in Qaraqosh and other Christian towns made the increase necessary, as some families who used to obtain diapers from other sources in the Erbil area can no longer do so. As a result, our costs in December increased from $18,000 to $23,475.

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