A New Day: Crisis to Development

Now that the military has removed Daesh (ISIS) from the area, Iraqis move toward rebuilding lives and rebuilding communities. How can we assist them?

On the Ground in Northern Iraq (video)

Please watch these short videos with first hand accounts of experiences in Northern Iraq and what Christians face in returning to areas destroyed by Daesh. One woman’s story of living under Daesh: What Christian face in returning to Qaraoqosh:… Read More

Celebrating, Rebuilding, Bringing Peace

Dear Friends of Stand With Iraqi Christians, Early last week I was on a Skype call to Iraq with our partner, Hanna. He was calling to let me know that soon Haider al-Abadi, the Prime Minister of Iraq,… Read More

[Image description: photograph of a red marbled plastic wristband on a table. The words "IRAQI CHRISTIANS" can be seen on the outside of the wristband.]

Banding Together

I never gave a great deal of thought to the idiom “banding together.” However, as I sit at my desk and look at a trio of reddish swirled plastic wristbands, I become reflective. These simple bands represent a… Read More

Where the money goes: Building Hope in Sulaymaniyah (video)

SWIC had designated $11,500 of the total $19,000 collection we had brought with us to building caravan housing for 8 Christian families living in tents in Sulaymaniyah, a city about a 150 kilometers south of Erbil. These families had… Read More