56 episodes

Hannah and Colleen take you on a tour of what life looks like as an American and teacher in Northern Iraq.

Between Iraq and a Hard Place Servant Group International

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 20 Ratings

Hannah and Colleen take you on a tour of what life looks like as an American and teacher in Northern Iraq.

    Tourism in Iraq (Dohuk Region)

    Tourism in Iraq (Dohuk Region)

    Hannah and Colleen continue their conversation about tourist sites in Iraq near Dohuk in this mini episode!

    Learn more at www.ServantGroup.org/Iraq and email Hannah at hannah@servantgroup.org with questions, comments, or suggestions!

    • 11 min
    Tourist Sites in Iraqi Kurdistan (Suly and Erbil)

    Tourist Sites in Iraqi Kurdistan (Suly and Erbil)

    Hannah and Colleen walk you through the favorite tourist sites for both locals and foreigners in Northern Iraq. Part two with the sites around Dohuk will come next! Some of these tourist sites
    in Iraq may surprise you!

    Learn more at www.ServantGroup.org/Iraq and email Hannah at hannah@servantgroup.org with questions, comments, or suggestions!

    • 39 min
    28 Days in Kurdistan (Not a Horror Movie)

    28 Days in Kurdistan (Not a Horror Movie)

    Hannah and Colleen have a conversation with Victoria, who went on our teacher training trip back in August of 2021. Hear her reactions, culture shock, what she learned, and whether or not she'd ever go back! Also find out about what to do when you break your ankle on a mountain hike!

    Lear more at www.ServantGroup.org/Iraq and email Hannah at hannah@servantgroup.org with questions, comments, or suggestions!

    • 31 min
    What is the Chaldean Church? - Part 3

    What is the Chaldean Church? - Part 3

    Hannah wraps up her research on the Chaldean Catholic Church with their modern history in Northern Iraq, the destruction by ISIS, and the various diasporas to the West. What is the fate of Alqosh now? What will happen in the future to the church as their numbers dwindle? We don't know, but we do share how we got where we are. 

    Learn more over at servantgroup.org/Iraq or email Hannah at hannah@servantgroup.org.

    • 31 min
    What is the Chaldean Church - Part 2

    What is the Chaldean Church - Part 2

    Hannah teaches Colleen more on the history and beliefs of the Chaldean Church in this, part two, of a three part series. This episode covers the re-unification of the Chaldean Catholic Church with Roman Catholic Church along with some of the distinguishing features of the Chaldean Catholic Church liturgy and tradition. Keep an eye out for the best sourdough starter ever! Yeah... that will make sense later.

    To learn more, visit our website at www.ServantGroup.org!

    • 30 min
    What is the Chaldean Church - Part 1

    What is the Chaldean Church - Part 1

    Hannah teaches Colleen about the origins of the Chaldean Church in this, the first episode of THREE episodes on the history and beliefs of the Chaldean Church. The splits, lines, and practices help illustrate how the Christian community in Iraq came to be there and their long history in the area.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

newb508 ,

A great podcast

Thank you for taking the time to record these podcasts! I look forward to future topics.

rhdillard in nash ,

Funniest podcast around!

I love these gals—-how they approach life, how they share, their hearts for walking others into a different culture. This show always puts a smile on my face!

I highly recommend!

H&Asmommy ,

Fab-U-lous!

What a great podcast! I’ve found it super helpful in learning more about Kurdish culture and life in Iraq. Hannah & Colleen are great hosts who are articulate, wise, and funny.

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