The Youkhanas (Adil & Xena)

Kurdistan, Iraq

Free Evangelical Church

Pastoring and discipling the church in Duhok, providing humanitarian aid and other ministry in the heart of the Middle East.

Adil pastors the Free Evangelical Church in Kurdistan which was started in 1993. He was ordained a pastor in 2019 by Kurdish pastor Yousef Matti and Belmont pastors Don Finto, Mick Antanaitis and Cheryl Tolbert. He currently leads Sunday services, Thursday prayer meetings, and Friday discipleship times. He spends other days visiting families and preaching the Gospel. His hope is to see Kurdistan filled with the message of the Gospel and to see the Kurdish people live in peace.