After walking hundreds of miles through the frozen January mud of the Balkans and with hundreds of miles still ahead, some refugees are barefoot. Volunteers on the Central Europe refugee response team receive hundreds of requests a day for shoes.
More than 35,000 refugees entered Croatia in the week since Hungary closed its border. Croatia missionaries Dave and Betsy Scott and Ashley Huber are assisting the refugees in any way they can. “The stories and images shatter stereotypes. They are not pushy, but afraid, tired, and exhausted. My heart is completely broken. I’ve never seen such desperation, such heartache, such determination, such bravery, such sadness. Never.”