Couple paves local path for refugee resettlement

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes In 2015, Keizerites Anya and Doug Holcomb were part of a relief team with the Christian Missionary Alliance at a refugee camp near the border of Greece and Macedonia. The number of refugees flooding into the camp was overwhelming, but stories connected them to individuals amid the chaos. Sitting in the dusty camp, Anya spoke with a young man who wept as he talked about having to leave his elderly parents behind. On another day, five children died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea on a raft and sorrow swept through the...

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