At 04:00 on 6 February 2023, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, followed by several large aftershocks, took place near the city of Gaziantep, Türkiye, in the southeastern part of the country. People across Türkiye, Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus and Israel were reported to have felt it. Since then, OM’s partners have responded to help many.
Since the war in Ukraine started in February 2022, the city of Rivne has seen an influx of displaced people in desperate need of aid. OM teams have seen God at work through the hard times.
“It is worth it to lose everything, to be able to find Jesus,” says Alla, a Ukrainian woman who recently came to faith. Though her family has lost much since the war began, she sees God at work in their lives.
As Esther* learnt more about Jesus’ transforming power through love, she was challenged to step out further in her faith.