Before I became a Christian (and still as a new believer), I had many doubts, questions, and confusion. My mind wasn’t closed to Jesus, on the contrary, it was very open to the idea that there was a higher power and I desired for a greater purpose to my life.

Early on, I encountered many Christian souls who wanted to feed this desire for knowledge and encourage this curiosity into the Christian way of life. However, I encountered others who wanted to separate me from faith and to exclude me from learning about God. After all, I was a non-Christian- what business did I have to be hanging out with a bunch of Christians, much older in their faith and who designed that I was a pretender or even worse, not worthy of the title.

Don’t let anyone tell you who you are, or what you believe- only God knows your heart and only Jesus Christ can save you- not a man, not a church, not an organization- it’s simply Jesus.

And if you currently are a Christian, especially one who reaches out to non-Christians on a daily basis, then it’s important to be mindful and not judgmental of someone else’s physical or spiritual journey. You never know when someone will be lead to the Lord and it is not your place to force or judge. It is your place to show the love and kindness of Jesus Christ. You are an earthly representative, an ambassador to non-Christians and God expects you to mirror his likeness to the world.

Refugees, for example, may be Christians fleeing their homelands, or they might be people from a diverse set of faiths. If you want to teach someone something important in life, you don’t have to tell them- show them the meaning of Jesus’ words through your kindness, love and most of all, inclusion. God asks us to be a brother and sister to all- that means it is imperative to include others with an open heart, without the judgment and alienation of a closed one.

After all, Christianity isn’t an exclusive club with membership dues and an acceptable list of members. God calls all of us- every race, religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic group, and background, to become Christians and open the door for others to enter.

Christianity is a human being’s birthright. It’s a gift given directly from God to the human race through the blood of Jesus Christ and all anyone has to do is open this present and accept it.

If you are interested in learning more about Jesus Christ or the refugee work of More International and how you can help, click here to contact our team.

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BRAZIL | Colombo – PR | Headquarters

MORE’s Global Headquarter is located in Colombo, in the state of Paraná in Southern Brazil. From this location we coordinate international projects and provide support to our missionaries.

In Colombo, MORE has a Mission Training School, that is focused on equipping Christians that have the calling to go into missions and help the Suffering Church. MORE also hosts refugees that are unable to stay in their countries due to religious persecution or war.

 

Uganda

In operation since August 2014, MORE Uganda has helped run an ESL School in partnership with a Norwegian organization Refugee Alliance. MORE’s team visits periodically refugee resettlement camps providing support and identifying best ways to implement development projects

 

Southeast Asia

MORE Southeast Asia’s efforts are focused on refugee assistance and resettlement and community development initiatives with local Christians. Our base provides support and refuge to Christians of surrounding nations that are undergoing persecution.

 

Middle East

MORE Middle East started in 2014 with the goal to strengthen the suffering church in the region and to provide support to christians fleeing persecution and looking for refuge. 

MORE has small business initiatives aimed at helping Christians find work and dignity. There is also a dental and medical clinic for the community. MORE’s missionaries do on going visits to nearby refugee camps to provide discipleship and relief. 

 

USA

MORE USA started in 2016 with the purpose to raise awareness about the suffering church with the american church and to build partnerships that will help support MORE’s global projects.

Nepal

MORE Nepal works in partnership with other organizations and local churches. Our team is located in Kathmandu, the capital and visits the interior of the country periodically. MORE’s work has been concentrated mainly in the provinces of Dolakha and Sindhupalchok, which were deeply affected by the 2015 Earthquake.Nosso objetivo é desenvolver projetos que visem à recuperação da agricultura de subsistência – principal fonte de renda destas populações. A partir deste trabalho será possível promover meios de geração de renda para os camponeses por meio do comércio e exportação.

The goal for this location is to develop projects with local farmers to recover their land and subsistence, which is their main source of incone. As a result of this work, MORE believes we will be able to provide more income and support to the local communities.

Italy

Since early 2015 MORE Italy has been providing support to refugee resettlement projects and working alongside the Italian church. MORE Italy’s director has been working with refugee initiatives since 2011.

Our goal is to raise awareness amongst the Italian church to the reality of the Suffering church and the refugees that are arriving at the Italian shores daily.

Haiti

MORE started as a response to the Haiti earthquake in 2010. After the emergency aid that was provided, MORE started it’s base with the focus to develop mid and long term recovering projects around the nation in partnership with local Haitian churches.

MORE Haiti has a Community Development School that is provided free of charge and is a training program to our Small Business initiatives which hold three core principles: financial investment, people development, and discipleship. Our program with those that want to participate in our school and small business initiatives lasts eighteen months. MORE Haiti also has ongoing projects with a local orphanage and a music school (REMIX School) .

Guinea Bissau

MORE Guinea Bissau is working in partnership with House Emanuel, a local orphanage. Our missionaries have been discipling and equipping teenagers and local children, many of which have never left the orphanage compound.

Colombia

More Colombia started in late 2014. Most of it’s efforts are related to Small Business initiative in the rural area. In partnership with local churches MORE has also been providing support to internally displaced refugees that are running away from guerrillas and the internal conflict that has been ongoing for decades.

 

Central Asia

MORE Central Asia is providing support to Christians that are suffering persecution due to local regimes. Our missionaries have been encouraging and discipling local leadership.

 

Sertão

In 2015, MORE started a new base in the northeastern region of Brazil in the deep drylands. In partnership with other missions, MORE has started small business initiatives to provide income and discipleship to families. As a result, a toy factory and a guitar factory are now in operation.