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Our work here at LSESD wouldn’t be possible without your generous prayer cover. We appreciate you taking the time to read through our prayer requests and partner with us in prayer during these difficult times.
The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
– James 5:16
Most Recent Prayer Requests
On March 9th Lebanon celebrated Teacher's Day. This public holiday exists to express appreciation for teachers' dedication to their work and contribution to society at large. This month, please pray with us for the teachers of Lebanon. Pray for: Creativity as teachers...
In addition to the numerous new challenges the world has been facing due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are also grieved over what is happening in the U.S. today, which has led us at LSESD to pray for our brothers and sisters in the US and reflect on our own prejudices and racial issues:
Recognizing ExcellenceThis year, the Beirut Baptist School obtained 3rd prize in a regional reading competition for the number of books read between March 22nd to April 23rd. Let’s hear it for our outstanding BBS students! Bravo!Please Pray for BBSThe Beirut Baptist...
April Prayer RequestsABTS Join us in prayer for strength and wisdom for ABTS leaders. May we be aligned with what God is doing in the region, and may we be sensitive to His voice and Spirit through this crisis.BBS Please pray for our teachers who are conducting online...
Like most places in the world, Lebanon has entered a state of panic and lockdown in fears of the spreading pandemic Coronavirus. However, as Lebanon’s healthcare system is already reeling from the nationwide protests and dire economic crisis, it is severely underequipped to handle an epidemic.
Last winter, intense storms, heavy rain, snowfall leading to floods, and freezing temperatures severely affected numerous families in Lebanon and Syria. Please pray with us that the coming winter will be more lenient, and help us prepare for the cold season by...
News & Stories
Local writers are essential communicators of the Gospel because they wrestle with the same questions as the people in their churches and communities, which may be very different questions discussed in Western resources.
The start of school is like New Year’s Day for educators: there
is something invigorating, and hopeful ushered in by the beginning of a new academic year.
For most young people, finishing high school is just another milestone to add on the wall of family pictures. But let us imagine for a second that all of this is not possible.
Lebanon has been living at the mercy of power cuts by the state provider and rationing of private generators due to fuel shortages. Public electricity is only available between 0 and 2 hours a day, while diesel has been in short supply and at a very high cost.
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.