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Gabriel was separated from his wife and two young children when he fled a militant attack on his village in Burkina Faso. When he was reunited with them after weeks of searching, he was overwhelmed to find that Christians far away – Barnabas supporters – had been taking care of his family.

“You gave us clothes, shelter and food,” said Gabriel, with tears in his eyes. “Christians we don’t know are sending us help. This is strengthening our faith and giving us the sense of the real body of Christ. Wherever they are, may the Lord bless them and rescue them in difficult times as they did for us.”

As anti-Christian violence has soared in west Africa in the past year, thousands upon thousands of families have lost their homes, possessions, livelihoods and crops

Their most urgent need is food.

As displaced people, they have no way to support themselves. Famine is looming in west Africa and the regions where Christians have sought refuge are struggling to feed the newcomers.

Thousands of persecuted Christians are hungry and desperate around the world

Distraught Gabriel found his wife and children in Kaya, Burkina Faso, after desperately searching for a week. Barnabas was providing for their practical needs


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Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him.”

(Matthew 2:13, NASB)

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