Şeker Bayramı (Sugar Holiday)

To celebrate the end of Ramadan, the yearly month of fasting, Muslims worldwide have a three-day holiday called Sugar Holiday.  Families travel great distances to visit each other.  Friends and neighbours drop in on each other.  Kids will go around their neighbourhoods, knocking on doors looking for candy. Over the years here, we’ve grown to love this holiday the most …

Another Trip Up Prayer Mountain

As the evening, fast-breaking call to prayer rang out over loudspeakers, another type of prayer was being offered up; the prayers of our small group of visitors praying from a hilltop over the city.  It was another trip up prayer mountain for us with another group seeking that God’s glory would fill this land. As we prayed, God began to …

Prayer Mountain

We have a spot we like to go to in Selçuk to pray and worship. This hill gives us a commanding view of the city. Many times we’ve taken our visitors up there and here’s a sample of one time we went back in May.