Levi hadn’t been outside his apartment in two years before the two young Fellowship volunteers he calls his angels came into his life.
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When Jonah started having odd communication problems as a toddler, his mother, Marina, was devastated. She had seen these same behavioral difficulties in Jonah’s older brother, Anton, when he was a toddler. She began to face the reality that she has two children with autism.
Faten was so proud when her son, Sinan, started his new job in their Iraqi village of Batnaya. But that joy quickly gave way to deep grief when Sinan was killed by ISIS terrorists on his second day on the job.
It is hard not to gasp in shock when you meet 17-year-old Yousif. It is even harder not to burst into tears when his mother, who asked to remain anonymous, tells his story. The family lived in a Christian section of Baghdad, Iraq. Many of the wealthiest Christian residents left after the Iran-Iraq war and sold their homes to Muslims. Eventually, Christians became the minority.
“I will tell you about my beautiful life and family before ISIS destroyed it,” 16-year-old Maryam says in beautifully accented English with a wistful sigh. Maryam is one of many persecuted Christians The Fellowship is now mobilizing to help.