The Meaning of Church in the Days of COVID-19

The Meaning of Church in the Days of COVID-19

The Meaning of Church in the days of COVID-19 By Rosette Mansour For years, we’ve been hearing that the church is not the building, it is the people. Now the time has come to walk the talk! How are churches reacting to this pandemic and what adjustments have...
Love in the Time of Corona

Love in the Time of Corona

Love in the Time of Corona By Sophie Nasrallah Your help can save lives The coronavirus is now officially spreading through Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria, as well as in other countries in the Middle East. This follows a harsh winter and unprecedented economic and financial...
An Unexpected Answer to Prayer

An Unexpected Answer to Prayer

An Unexpected Answer to Prayer By Emily Hoppin Our Plan B Was God’s Plan A Disappointed by the cancellation of the Baptist Children and Youth Ministry (BCYM) Children’s Camp that they had flown all the way across the Atlantic Ocean to help out at, the Canadian...
Drops in the Desert

Drops in the Desert

Drops in the Desert By Sophie Nasrallah May God’s Light Shine in the Syrian Darkness The war in Syria is far from over. Since early December, over one million people from the Syrian province of Idlib have been displaced with nowhere to find refuge. In other places...
When Tempted to Flee, Stand

When Tempted to Flee, Stand

Wave after wave of violence has threatened to extinguish the light of Christ in Iraq as the country has been vacated of over two thirds of its Christian population since the early 2000s. And yet, at least one pastor and his congregation can be highlighted as having stood firm in the face of the temptation to flee and chosen to shine as bright lights in the impending darkness.

Healing the Hurting

Healing the Hurting

Our small team from New Zealand comprised two dentists, one general practitioner and two Tearfund NZ staff members. This visit to Lebanon was saturated with history, culture, hospitality, and stories of the redemptive power of God’s love in the marginalized of Lebanese society.

Give Them This Month Their Monthly Food

Give Them This Month Their Monthly Food

It has been nine years. Nine years of crisis in Syria. Nine years of displacements. We hear more and more people say, “It is safer now; why don’t they go back? Even if we give them food today, they will still need food tomorrow”. Precisely!

Repairers of Broken Walls

Repairers of Broken Walls

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.

The Acceptable Fast

The Acceptable Fast

The Acceptable Fast by Sophie Nasrallah Communications Officer | Middle East Revive & Thrive (MERATH) For many people in the world, Lent is all about fasting. But how can we make sure that our fasting pleases God? What is the core essence of fasting? Time and time...

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