Carrie McDonnall is the author of Facing Terror, and served in Iraq planting the seeds of the gospel through relief and development work. It was while working there that her husband, David, was killed when the vehicle they were driving in was attacked by gunmen wielding automatic weapons.
"Our God is not going to wait for the church in North America to rise up and go into the darkness. He's going to use anybody and everybody. But we need to rise up and be faithful."
"I knew that if there was any way I was going to make it through this, it was by His hand and His hand alone."
As she lay in a hospital bed, dealing with her own injuries and also the pain of finding out that her husband had not survived his injuries, God reminded her, "This world is not your home."
"That is why we are compelled to go running into that darkness. That is why we take the love God has placed in our heart and run to the nations."