Ministry Locations

31 October 2017

Sweet Gina

Written by Mandy Pulliam, Central Mozambique Base

Gina arrived as a heap of skin and bones in the back of a truck Sunday evening. God knows what her ride here must have been, bouncing over rough dirt roads. The lovely 20-year-old had recently experienced an amazing deliverance from demonic oppression and was now horribly ill. It was the middle of our Bible sch…

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30 October 2017

Family Update October 2017

Written by Lauren Hassell, Abilene Base

A unified body, moving closer to God’s heart. In John 17, Jesus is praying to the Father a very intimate prayer. This particular section in scripture is most commonly known as the High Priestly Prayer. Jesus begins to pray that as the God-head is one, so shall we be ONE with Him. This month we have been diving…

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Harvest School Student’s Testimony-Part 3

Written by Lover of Jesus, Conakry: Village of Hope Base

On Tuesday we went to a new village, and we met a teenager from a Muslim family, then his father joined us. He explained that in 1985 he had an accident and his back was bent since then and he could not get up without feeling pain, nor walk normally. We preached the Gospel and then prayed for him. The father of th…

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29 October 2017

Bring on the gladness

Written by Regina Jones, Savannah Base

Joy and gladness are powerful forces. Joy is a literal strength, and with gladness we can live from a posture of gratitude. Gratitude will always lead to miracles! As. we prepare to head to Brazil tomorrow and then onto Mozambique, we are full of joy, faith, and vision!  We serve with joy as we  minister to …

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27 October 2017

Believers in Butwal

Written by Britt Pennell, Nepal Base

While hosting a World Race Gap Year team, some of the Iris Global Nepal members accepted an offer to visit a church in Butwal. This team consisted of Madhu (our Nepali outreach coordinator), three international long-termers, five of the Gap Year students, and two of our Iris Nepal Children’s Home kids. We ha…

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18 October 2017

Let it be love

Written by Regina Jones, Savannah Base

We’ve been on 4 continents as of late. Running hard after Jesus and loving on all whom He’s placed in our paths. We have been on several bases in the past couple of months releasing fresh oil over the leaders and encouraging them in the marvelous wonders of Jesus. Jesus is ever present and near to …

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16 October 2017

Sia’s testimony

Written by Jill, Conakry: Village of Hope Base

Iris Global After Hours program features our base leader, Sia Tongu’s testimony. It is a powerful story of how God called her into ministry, and what she is currently doing at the Iris Global base in Conakry, Guinea. This is the link to the testimony http://www.irisglobal.org/multimedia/after-hours-podcast…

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6 October 2017

God Makes it Grow

Written by Joel and Tammy DeBortoli, Nepal Base

Hello Iris Global Nepal Family: We are so filled with joy in this season of growth and fruitfulness! Growth is painful and stretching sometimes but always glorious! We are experiencing growth in almost every area of ministry that God has called us to. We are now up to 17 foreign missionaries and over 25 Nepali co-…

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4 October 2017

Family Update September 2017

Written by Lauren Hassell, Abilene Base

Family Update September 2017 Overview Iris Relief deployed volunteers following the August 25th touchdown of Hurricane Harvey. We deployed to Corpus Christi, Texas and was able to partner with Rock City Church and Pastor David Bendett. Pastor Bendett has businesses and church members in the affected communiti…

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30 September 2017

Worship In Their Spirit Awakens The Subconscious In Our Sick Children

Written by Carolyn Figlioli, South Sudan Base

Today is the first time in two weeks that I was able to sit down before 6:00 p.m. and do nothing. Almost two weeks ago one of our teenagers had been in so much pain in her shoulder that we had visited three different hospitals in Kampala in as many days, supposedly the best, yet no results, just more antibiotics a…

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29 September 2017

Harvest School Student’s Testimony-Part 2

Written by Lover of Jesus, Conakry: Village of Hope Base

On Thursday we visited a lady who had pain all over her body and had suffered from blood loss for years. Every month she needed care and a blood transfusion. She spent all her money on medicine to help her cope. We prayed for her and she took off her clothes because she became so hot that sweat started running dow…

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17 September 2017

When Jesus Returns Will He Find Faith?

Written by Carolyn Figlioli, South Sudan Base

My week began with driving all the kids to school in our bus because our driver had to drive one of our children to the place where they do prosthetics. Then I rushed off to Kampala so that we could start our visa process and rush back in time to pick all the kids up again at 3:30. THAT is crazy difficult if any…

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6 September 2017

Harvest School student’s testimony-Part 1

Written by Lover of Jesus, Conakry: Village of Hope Base

*This is part 1 of a 3 part series written by a Harvest School student* The following testimonies are written by a Harvest School student that spent ten days working with Sia Tongu, the base director at Iris Global in Guinea, along with some of the leaders from the churches there. The student was a social worker …

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4 September 2017

Unto the least of these…

Written by Marie Fourie, Iris Western Cape Base

Recently the HS26 outreach team from Pemba visited our base and spread His love and grace in Robertson and surroundings. Besides taking the message of hope, healing and salvation to the streets of Robertson, Dorpsig and Nqubela, they also participated in feeding the hungry, loving on the elderly, playing with and …

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3 September 2017

Visiting Our Families in the Refugee Camps

Written by Carolyn Figlioli, South Sudan Base

This week we have returned from the refugee camps in the north. Just getting there is an adventure. There is a place where the Nile pushes under the main highway and heads north into South Sudan, the waters creating rapids and plumes of moisture, a perfect setting for the local baboons. Passing this stretch of …

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1 September 2017

An Honor To Give

Written by Mandy Pulliam, Central Mozambique Base

At the beginning of August, Scott and Eric bid their families farewell for the week and traveled to Tete province to a village named Doa. The area around Doa has not had sufficient rain in two years and crops and families are suffering as a result. Iris relief provided funds for 600 sacks of rice that were given…

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Joy as people come to salvation in Mahajanga, Madagascar

Written by Rachel Jane Wallace, Mahajanga, Madagascar Base

One morning we received a handwritten letter from a mama in our village We have been helping her daughter with some medical issues throughout this year. She said in the letter, that she wanted salvation. As we arrived at her home, she said that she had really encountered God through the love that we have poure…

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22 August 2017

Family Update August 2017

Written by Lauren Hassell, Abilene Base

Happy Summer from Abilene, Texas. We have had quite the summer already. We have hosted some incredible events at Camp Barkeley whether it’s worship nights, reunions, or new friends visiting with us. This month we have been filled with the Joy of Jesus, and refreshed by His unfathomable love as we enter into His …

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21 August 2017

We start the Village of Hope

Written by Jill, Conakry: Village of Hope Base

In 2012, just after I arrived in Conakry and started to reconcile street children either back into their own families or to live with relatives or friends, the government gave us official permission to take in any child whose family or carers gave us permission to look after them. There were many vulnerable and a…

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20 August 2017

Growing In The Favor of God

Written by Carolyn Figlioli, South Sudan Base

This week I want to share just one story. It is a story of what the favor of God looks like when the Bible said that Jesus grew in favor with God and with man. Favor doesn’t just happen on a consistent basis in every life. It is something that even Jesus had to grow in. Even though He was the King of the wor…

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18 August 2017

My life will forever be changed

Written by Heather Bohler, Zimpeto Base

Zimpeto children center was established in 1998 and over the 19 years many long-term missionaries have come and gone, and thousands of visitors have come each sowing into the centre contributing in some way to the center legacy. ‘The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field’” (Matthe…

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So thankful for peace!

Written by Antonio and Sandra Miambo, Mombasa Base

Dear friends, Greetings in the Lord, we pray you are all doing well. We would like to thank you for praying for peace for us during the recent election period here in Kenya. There was sporadic unrest, but not in our area so our church services and outreaches could go ahead as normal, for which we are very thankf…

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10 August 2017

Baby Peter

Written by Jen Jewett, Cambodia Base

This time last year in our railway community, “baby Peter” had not long been born. We were concerned about his safety due to family history, parents relationship and drug use. Thankfully we were able to secure a place at Teen Challenge where Mum and baby Peter have been for the past year. Mum made such…

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4 August 2017

Family Update July 2017

Written by Lauren Hassell, Abilene Base

Happy Summer from Abilene, Texas. We have had quite the summer already. We have hosted some incredible events at Camp Barkeley whether it’s worship nights, reunions, or new friends visiting with us. This month we have been filled with the Joy of Jesus, and refreshed by His unfathomable love as we enter into His …

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3 August 2017

Overwhelming

Written by Kristen West, Central Mozambique Base

After almost a three-hour journey, we finally arrived at our spot for the day. We were welcomed by smiling faces and a boisterous song. Greetings were exchanged and names given as the doctors set up their area. For the first time in a very long time, if ever, medical treatment was available in the village. The peo…

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