Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon are no picnic. Sanitation is dicey, illness lurks in every corner, and food and space are seriously lacking. The terms often associated with the camps are ‘squalid’, ‘overcrowded’ and ‘neglected’.
In the thin strip of West Africa that is the country of Togo, a Muslim woman was suffering from an illness that neither witchdoctors nor medical doctors could cure: She was convinced she was surrounded by snakes.
Christian music writer Kurt Kaiser, whose six-decade career of songwriting included popular spiritual songs like “Pass It On” and “Oh How He Loves You And Me,” has passed away after a lengthy illness. He was 83 years old.