From the threats of exodus to a revival of hope, this issue of THIMAR explores the relationship between temporal uncertainty and joyful reliance on God.
Driven by increasingly desperate living circumstances and no visible resolution in the near future, a significant number of Lebanese have been forced to seek a sense of normalcy abroad.
In a time when Christians are struggling to stay together, whether due to a physical exodus in the Middle East or philosophical divisions across the world, communal worship is an essential tool for reminding us that we are all one in Christ. Whether Jews or Greeks, slave or free, rich or poor, left or right – we are all baptized by one Spirit into one body.
Faith grows in pain. We learn to surrender to Him when we feel helpless. We then fix our eyes on Him, and we plant a seed of hope.