Ministry Locations

25 June 2018

love looks like a pair of shoes

Written by Rachel Jane Wallace, Mahajanga, Madagascar Base

At our village feeding program in Mahajanga, Madagascar this little girl called ‘Amen’ came up to me and whispered in my ear ‘I have no shoes’, so I took a piece of paper and measured Amen’s feet. The week after at our village feeding program I went up to Amen and whispered into her e…

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13 June 2018

Walking in faith

Written by Sia Tongu, Conakry: Village of Hope Base

Greetings my friends, Thank you so much for your love and prayers. We really appreciate them and as we are facing a serious challenge right now we ask that you continue to pray for this ministry and the children that God has put in our care. In the last year, social welfare has placed another 13 children in our …

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6 June 2018

welcome home

Written by Rachel Jane Wallace, Mahajanga, Madagascar Base

This month we welcomed three brothers into our Iris home in Mahajanga, Madagascar. We are so delighted to have the privelege of showering them in the Fathers love and watching them transform and blossom over the coming months. We always give all the new children their own beautiful illustrated Malagasy bible on …

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28 May 2018

School of Kingdom Advancement 1

Written by Eric Weaver, Central Mozambique Base

We are excited to announce the completion of our second Kingdom Advancement School in April! The main focus of Iris Central Mozambique is discipleship and evangelism. Many avenues are used to accomplish this work. We believe that one of the products of discipleship and evangelism is that new churches are plante…

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A reworking of understanding and salvation

Written by Mandy Pulliam, Central Mozambique Base

We talk about discipleship quite a lot, saying it’s our main goal and vision here. But practically, what does that look like? Discipleship is generally slow, unexciting to read about, and the fruit doesn’t tend to pop out at you like, say, a healing miracle, or a new roof for a widow. It is purely unquantif…

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10 May 2018

Compassion In The Midst of Suffering

Written by Carolyn Figlioli, South Sudan Base

I have just arrived back in Uganda this week and am so happy to be home. I was only supposed to be in America for seven weeks when suddenly I found myself with a dislocated with multiple fractures ankle that required extensive surgery. This delayed my trip back to Africa. All through my time of being alone day …

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26 April 2018

Able and Willing

Written by Tawnya Weaver, Central Mozambique Base

“God is urgently telling us to make a visit to South Africa and see Pastor Makananisa” our worship leader in Dondo, Joao, and Fatima, his wife, tell me in November. “We don’t have funds for the trip, but we have faith he will provide. We believe God is going to heal Fatima and the baby.” God provided …

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11 April 2018

Family Update March 2018

Written by Lauren , Abilene Base

Family Update March 2018 TESTIMONIES This month we have experienced the love and goodness of God in so many ways! As some of you know, we were getting ready to plan for our next training school taking place this summer 2018 in Texas at Camp Barkeley. God had other plans. Throughout the last couple of months, some …

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3 April 2018

The Blood of Jesus is Full of Power!

Written by Rachel Jane Wallace, Mahajanga, Madagascar Base

Over a three week period in Mahajanga, Madagascar…… we acted out all the events leading upto the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Over 100 children gathered at our village feeding program each week and heard about how Jesus lay down His life for each of them, their hearts were filled with joy. We made wood…

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25 March 2018

Into 2018 with His Grace and thankful hearts

Written by Sia Tongu, Conakry: Village of Hope Base

We greet you from a very hot, humid Conakry Guinea. We have been so blessed, and excited, to see friends come forward to sponsor our children, and to donate towards us being able to feed the street children. We all say a very big and heart felt THANK YOU, and pray God will bless you mightily for your willingness …

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21 March 2018

Loving people at the Boccaria (Maputo rubbish dump)

Written by Heather Bohler, Zimpeto Base

The Maputo Rubbish dump- the only official dump for Maputo’s 3.5 million people - is located in a densely populated neighbourhood covering around 17 hectares and as many of you know has been very close to the heart of Iris Ministries for many years. Over the years the Boccaria has seen miracles of food multipli…

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5 March 2018

Johnny appleseed

Written by Regina Jones, Savannah Base

OH THE LORD’S BEEN GOOD TO ME Jason, Johnny Appleseed, is currently 30,000ft in the air on a more than 30 hour journey from Indonesia to get back home. It’s been a powerful whirlwind to be with Iris Global in the last few weeks. Once a most humble man of God prayed over Jason. He said how the Lord h…

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28 February 2018

Family Update February 2018

Written by Lauren , Abilene Base

Family Update February 2018 TESTIMONIES This month we asked one of our Iris Abilene Leaders to share about how her time has been at Iris Abilene, and about how God is moving in some areas where she serves. Below is Jeannette’s testimony. We pray that this encourages you to press in, and pursue God more today, t…

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26 February 2018

The Day I Went To The Hospital…

Written by Mandy Kanagy, Central Mozambique Base

The day I went to the hospital but didn’t go into the hospital My translator, Gerson, and I arrived at the hospital around 4:30 in the afternoon as usual, ready to head to the maternity ward–my favorite place at the hospital. But today I never did make it inside the building! I stopped to hand out banan…

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17 February 2018

The Land of Our Promise and Active Faith

Written by Carolyn Figlioli, South Sudan Base

All of our children except for three are now in school. These three are still awaiting their test results from December, which is normal here. So all fifth year students all across Uganda are just sitting home waiting. We have our kids in six different schools across Luwero, plus all across Uganda at different …

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8 February 2018

Family Update January 2018

Written by Lauren , Abilene Base

Family Update: January 2018 Psalm 16:5-6 - “Lord, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.” As we begin 2018, we first look behind and say “Thank you, Lord. You are fait…

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7 February 2018

Mikaela

Written by Chimoio Base

“You can call me MIKAELA DOMINGO JOAO. I am 14 years old. I thank God for looking after me throughout the year of 2017. I completed my 7th grade, and let me tell you something that I never imagined would happen to me: I managed to do so well in my grades at school that I was promoted to the 8th grade wit…

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6 February 2018

From Lockdown to Liberty

Written by Comella, White River Base

We have the pleasure of going to the local public hospital and praying on a weekly basis, we have seen the Lord move in mighty ways and are contending for the MORE at this hospital! We are starting to see the MORE in creative ways. We often go and pray in a ward that has mentally ill patients, we see that they ha…

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4 January 2018

A year end filled with miracles!

Written by Sia Tongu, Conakry: Village of Hope Base

Speaking to the leaders of a vllage

We would like to wish our families, friends and partners a happy 2018 and pray you will be in good health and prosper in all that God has called you to do. November and December, 2017 was an awesome time for us here at Iris Global in Guinea and God has been faithful in leading us in all that we do. The weather i…

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31 December 2017

Great fellowship

Written by Antonio and Sandra Miambo, Mombasa Base

Greetings in Jesus! We wish you a blessed and a prosperous New Year. We are deeply thankful and humbled by the Lord’s grace in our lives. This week has been amazing! We had a team of 40 visitors come to visit our Church. The day was so special! The joy of being together to worship the Lord despite our diff…

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26 December 2017

Stargazing in Savannah

Written by Regina Jones, Savannah Base

From our base to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We leave the year in wander of Jesus. We are reminded that God can most assuredly be seen, even as we stop for the one. Here is a little overflow from our hearts as we continue to Gaze on His beauty. STARGAZING WANDERERS Oh hail…

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23 December 2017

Family Update December 2017

Written by Abilene Base

THE TESTIMONY OF GOD’S FAITHFULNESS 2017 On behalf of Iris Abilene Camp Barkeley, we thank God that you share in our vision and for partnering with us this year to see people restored, equipped and mobilized here in West Texas and around the world. God has been continually at work at Camp Barkeley! Over the pas…

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30 November 2017

Family Update November 2017

Written by Lauren , Abilene Base

Family Update November 2017 Happy November everyone! This month we have been taking time to reflect on the goodness and faithfulness of God throughout this last year. As Thanksgiving day approaches, we are recognizing that there are many things to be thankful for. Friends. Family. Jobs. Ministry. Food on the Ta…

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29 November 2017

Spilled out and gathered unto himself

Written by Susan Salles, Savannah Base

EVER BEEN SPILLED RIGHT OUT? 2 Samuel 14:14 After all, even though we all die, and we’re all like water being spilled on the ground that cannot be recovered, nevertheless God doesn’t take away life, but carries out his plans so as not to cast away permanently from him those who are presently estranged&…

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22 November 2017

We have returned to Kenya!

Written by Antonio and Sandra Miambo, Mombasa Base

Dear friends, Greetings in Jesus name! We Pray you are doing well. We are thankful for His grace each day and for the privilege He gives us to come back to Kenya and serve in the Kingdom after being away for almost 2 Months to renew our documentation in Mozambique. We are now settled back in Kenya. This week ha…

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