Category Archives: Relief & Shelter

News and updates for relief eforts and shelter projects.

A “Working Faith” in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan

A “Working Faith” in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan

By Tim Rice What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the […]

Beating Back a Weapon of Genocide: Faith-Based NGO Running Medicine to Sudan War Zones

Beating Back a Weapon of Genocide: Faith-Based NGO Running Medicine to Sudan War Zones

By Tim Rice By mid-March, an aid convoy managed to reach an extremely remote, war-torn area of the Nuba Mountains in Sudan: Kau-Nyaro and Werni counties. Effectively cut off from the outside world due to conflict, the UN estimates around 45,000 people living in these counties are considered the most affected by the six-year conflict […]

Identifying a Vital American Security Interest: The Persecuted Church

Identifying a Vital American Security Interest: The Persecuted Church

by Brad Phillips On February 25, 2017, just one day before missionary Petr Jasek was released from prison in Sudan, I delivered a brief address to a room of American public policy people. Some were activists. Others were elected officials. Many were the donors supporting both. This was an audience I don’t normally address. Persecution […]

More Dignity for Women!

More Dignity for Women!

At a recent PPF-sponsored Pastors’ Conference in the Nuba mountains of Sudan, a special ministry to women took place. A new shipment of “Dignity Kits” was distributed to ladies and girls by the women of the church. Each personal hygiene kit is a safe, comfortable solution for women, providing them with a level of freedom […]

All are precious in His sight…

All are precious in His sight…

“He raises the poor from the dust, He lifts the needy from the ash heap to make them sit with nobles, and inherit a seat of honor…” (1Samuel 2:8) Abdelaziz has cerebral palsy, which is challenging enough in a first world country. But can you imagine living with this disability your whole life in the […]

United We Stand

United We Stand

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” (Psalm 133:1) The year 2016 was another record-breaker for PPF ministry outreaches. We met or exceeded all our goals in every program category. God was very busy working through your generosity to bless His persecuted! But the persecuted church in Sudan is […]

Through the Years, We HAVE Made a Difference Serving God Together!

Through the Years, We HAVE Made a Difference Serving God Together!

A photo journey of some of our past outreaches, partnering together:

Meet Two of the People Your Compassion Has Blessed

Meet Two of the People Your Compassion Has Blessed

The old man in the picture to the right is from an area of the Nuba mountains which was the scene of intense fighting this year. More than once, the village where he lived was evacuated, as residents fled the Islamist ground forces of indicted war criminal, Omar al Bashir. As you can see from […]

Relief for the Church in Karkarai

Relief for the Church in Karkarai

Last month, we told the story of the battle for Karkarai, a town in the Nuba mountains which is home to a large Christian community. Although the Sudan Armed Forces were driven from the town, thousands of homes were destroyed, and 4,950 families were displaced. We recently distributed 7,000 relief kits to bless the internal […]

Our New “Normal”

Our New “Normal”

On the evening of July 14th, the world learned of the terror attack in Nice, France, by an Islamic extremist. This tragic event killed 84 people and injured scores of others. In the wake of this terrible event, and so many others in recent memory, the conversation quickly turned to how people need to prepare […]