Behind the headlines – Iraq

by Colin Dexter

One colonel from the Peshmerga, the Kurdish forced battling ISIS in Iraq, approached members of an indigenous Iraqi ministry team to ask them why they were there. He was curious about what motivated the group, putting their lives at risk to supply displaced people with food , clothing, beds medicine & Bibles.

Team members explained that they were demonstrating Christ’s love in  a tangible way, bringing love & peace & goodness to people in need.

A long conversation began about Christ and as a result the colonel bowed & prayed, asking Christ into his life.

He said, ” Today I am the happiest person-I’ve had the privilege of making this decision.


GO Magazine Jan-Mar 2015


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