Planning a kids’ camp in restricted health conditions was no small challenge. However, with the heartfelt calling of our partner, First Baptist Church Alexandria, a new hope arose.
Rev. Dr. Elijah Brown and his wife Amy traveled from the USA to Lebanon this January to visit pastors and churches across the country. Brown is the General Secretary of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) and close partner of LSESD.
Within the first ten minutes, excitement bubbled in my soul as I recalled my mission work in Beirut, my study-abroad experience during college at the American University in Cairo, and my love for the people in the Arab world.
Our 7-year-old daughter quickly announced that she wanted to help children to go to school and started to think through ways she could raise money.