It also marks a decade of millions of prayers for our Syrian sisters and brothers. Christians worldwide have spent a decade or more lifting up the church in Syria. For 10 years, Syrians have endured war and extraordinary atrocities—including occupation by ISIS, the use of chemical warfare on ordinary citizens, and most recently the Turkish incursion in late 2019 when bombs struck northern Syria.
At the height of the civil war crisis, houses in targeted cities like Aleppo and Damascus had no electricity or running water; food was scarce. That’s when churches like the Alliance Church in Aleppo stepped in to bring help, hope and healing. Pastor Abdalla and his congregation had no idea they would be such an integral part of God’s plan to bring help, hope and healing in the midst of war and economic crisis.
Watch their story here.