Knowing Our Father

Knowing Our Father

For many people who’ve grown up in Christian environments, Sunday School teachers have played a vital role in growing their faith. They helped introduce them and guide them as they took their first steps in exploring the relationship together with our Father in heaven.

BCYM Prayer Request

BCYM Prayer Request

Throughout the year, the Baptist Children and Youth Ministry (BCYM) puts on many camps for vulnerable children. They are an opportunity to give Syrian refugee children a chance to play fun games and get crafty while also hearing stories from the Bible. The summer...
Planting Seeds of the Kingdom

Planting Seeds of the Kingdom

Jesus once told His disciples that the Kingdom of God is like a small seed, that grows into a mighty tree that brings life to its surroundings. Each year BCYM meets over 1000 children at their events at which they aim to plant and nurture the seeds of the Kingdom in their lives.

BCYM’s Loving & Compassionate Hands Reaching Beyond the Youth

BCYM’s Loving & Compassionate Hands Reaching Beyond the Youth

Many of us have fond memories of visiting our grandparents as children, spending holidays and vacations in their company. Likewise, most of us envision how we would like to be in our old age, spending time with our loved ones, relaxing and enjoying the fruit of our labors.

20 Years of LSESD: The First Children’s Camp

20 Years of LSESD: The First Children’s Camp

Byblos. If you have ever visited Lebanon, you will have likely been recommended by locals to visit this historic city. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities, having been established an amazing 7,000 years ago. It...
When Bouncing Makes a Difference

When Bouncing Makes a Difference

Who says you can’t raise support for refugee children while having fun along the way? The Juniors children’s group from Hamilton Road Baptist Church in Bangor, Northern Ireland wanted to do something different to raise money for vulnerable children in Lebanon. Their...
20 Years of LSESD: The July War

20 Years of LSESD: The July War

A war lasting 34 days proved to be a pivotal moment in the history of LSESD. On 12 July 2006, tension on Lebanon’s southern border quickly escalated into something more serious. In days, Israeli bombs were falling across the country. Thousands of people were killed or...
Transformed Lives: Drawing on Plates

Transformed Lives: Drawing on Plates

“Each one of you is going to get a paper plate on which I want you to express yourselves,” Nicolas explained to the 80 or so Syrian refugee kids. It started out like every other Baptist Children and Youth Ministry (BCYM) camp, with worship, stories and games....

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