HE WILL HOLD US FAST
We are so grateful for the many partners who have sustained the work of God in the Middle East this year
Who We Are
We are a Lebanese nonprofit that seeks to strengthen the witness of the Church in the Arab World through inclusive education, community development, and church discipleship.
We work alongside local schools, ministries, and churches throughout the Arab World. Through these relationships, we see God at work, even in times of war and crisis. Come share in His miraculous, life-giving work of transforming communities and changing lives.
Op-Ed: Education in Crisis: Highlighting the Struggle Between Private and Public Education
In a bygone golden era, Lebanon enjoyed an illustrious educational realm, where private and public schools thrived and competed for excellence, and education was synonymous with identity, eminence, and sustenance.
An Outbreak of Violence in Sudan Sparks Urgent Call to Prayer and Action
“We heard the gunfire and the fighting from our home. It was terrifying but fortunately, we managed to escape at midnight and reach a safer place.” An ABTS alumni shared the frightful experience he had with his family.
THIMAR Newsletter – March 2023 – Issue 32
God has called various women into ministry in different journeys of life and spheres of society. Whether you are a homemaker, a successful career-woman, a ministry worker, a wife, mother, or grandmother, know that your value is not found in your role but in your identity in Christ as God’s beloved daughter.
That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither— whatever they do prospers.
Equipping and edifying the Church in the MENA Region
(ABTS & DMAH)
As the Church in the Arab world continues to expand and adapt to its ever-changing surroundings, there is a strong need to ensure that Arab Christian leaders are well-prepared to lead in their local communities and that the people of God are well-fed to be able to grow in faith and understanding. For this reason, ABTS and DMAH work to ensure that Christian leaders and believers across the MENA region are well equipped to engage with others from different faith backgrounds and stand firm in their faith and spread the Word of God.
Relief and Development
Restoring Hope to the Hopeless
(MERATH & BCYM)
After eight years of unabated human displacement, rather than decreasing, the needs of those affected by the violence in neighboring countries has only increased. Through the work of MERATH and BCYM, LSESD is able to respond to the ongoing refugee crisis and reach out to the most vulnerable in the community. These needs include not only material and educational needs, but also spiritual ones.
Providing Quality Education and Advocating for those with Learning Differences
(BBS & SKILD)
Both BBS and SKILD have made it their mission to provide quality education for all types of learners. Learning style assessments and behavioral programs are at the heart of their mission to show children that they are capable of achieving great things despite their individual learning styles. By providing a learning environment that is not only accepting but also fun and incorporates faith-based values, BBS and SKILD help all children to see that they are valuable and have the right to succeed and enjoy life.