Whispers of Heaven

Whispers of Heaven

As I watched throughout this summer children of different ages, races and religions joyfully interact together both on the playing field and during spiritual discussions, I was reminded of the words of Jesus in Matthew 9:14 and the responsibility we have to truthfully share with each tender heart that the God of the universe loves them and cares deeply about every aspect of their circumstances

Swedish Hummus

Swedish Hummus

Two important aspects of our faith are the intimacy of our relationship with God and that we are part of a community of fellow believers. Both wonderfully highlighted in the opening two words of the Lord’s Prayer.  God’s great love for all people is also a central theme of our latest book release When Righteous Fall by Rev. Dr. Nabil Haddad.

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.

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...
Inclusive Summer Camp Impacts “Special Kids”

Inclusive Summer Camp Impacts “Special Kids”

Give a child a good environment to be in and they are likely to respond. That is what SKILD, Beirut Baptist School (BBS) and Wellspring found in the summer camp they ran together this July. While there are other special needs camps in Lebanon, the SKILD Summer Camp is...
Protecting Children Starts with Feeding their Family

Protecting Children Starts with Feeding their Family

Give a child a good environment to be in and they are likely to respond. That is what SKILD, Beirut Baptist School (BBS) and Wellspring found in the summer camp they ran together this July. While there are other special needs camps in Lebanon, the SKILD Summer Camp is...
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....
SKILD Summer Camp with WellSpring [28 June—4 August]

SKILD Summer Camp with WellSpring [28 June—4 August]

Being a kid should be fun! The annual summer camp  hosted by SKILD (Smart Kids with Individual Learning Differences) develops the character of our students as we build on their strengths and address their unique learning needs. As per our mission to foster an...

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