[Ekballo’s] film [Life in the Desert] chronicles a young missionary named “Daniel,” 24, originally from Vermont. Two years ago Daniel moved to the Middle East to work with Syrian refugees.

“They go house to house and visit these Muslim families and sit with them and talk with them and find out their names, their stories, and love them. As trust is built, they begin to open up about the Gospel,” [explains Connell].

One afternoon Daniel walked into a white tent with a family of eight people inside. “Hi, I’m Daniel, and I’m here to tell you about Jesus,” he announced.

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