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The Unexpected Lindsey Snyder, Take Heart Communications Coordinator, shares a reflection on the martyrdom of a Nigerian pastor.     Content Warning: This blog post contains mention of graphic persecution and one photo implying a beheading.   I did not expect to stay in bed until 11 am. I did not […]

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Giving is Receiving

With Christmas right around the corner, Take Heart ambassador and guest blogger Mariam Shafik shares a reflection on giving.   It is important to understand that every individual always has something to give; whether it be time, knowledge, money, kindness, or love. But in the same vein, every individual can […]

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Persecution is Growing

Persecution is Growing

Persecution is increasing worldwide. The mainstream media is finally picking up on this fact. Want proof? Read about it here and here. But to summarize, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who filed the report, wrote anti-Christian hostility is “coming close to meeting the international definition of genocide.” One of the biggest […]

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Lent Week 6: Pray for Vassa

This week marks the sixth and final week of Lent. Our final prayer focus has asked us not to share his story on social media or our blog. Instead, this week, we would love for you to pray for the woman written about in the blog post below, written by […]

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Lent Week 5: Travels to Syria

Lent Week 5: Travels to Syria

This week marks the fifth week of Lent. Our prayers for the next two weeks center on two cases from Syria. We have been asked to not share those cases on social media or our blog. So instead, we are sharing this amazing post by one of our volunteers who […]

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Pray for Lawrence: Lent Week 3

Pray for Lawrence: Lent Week 3

Meet Lawrence. His friends call him Little Moses. He’s 23 years old and is deaf. Take Heart has know Little Moses since we first began serving in northern Iraq. He was among the 850 families that ISIS forced from their homes in Karemlesh.

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Pray for Faez: Lent Week 2

Pray for Faez: Lent Week 2

Meet Faez. He is known throughout Karemlesh, Iraq, as “The Happy Person” and knows no stranger. He remembers everyone he meets and constantly tells others about the Gospel. His friends say he is very patient, strong in faith and heart, and is pure as gold. Faez also lives with an […]

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Pray for Kirollos: Lent Week 1

Pray for Kirollos: Lent Week 1

One of our favorite times of year is here: Lent. For 40 days, together with you, we get to spend intentional prayer time for specific brothers and sisters in areas where we serve. This year we are focusing our prayers on children, teens, and young adults with disabilities — one […]

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