Drops in the Desert

Drops in the Desert

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 that are considered “safer”, humanitarian needs have never been greater.

9 Years in the Syrian Cauldron

9 Years in the Syrian Cauldron

After nine years of war, we had hoped that the worst was behind us. However, the most severe humanitarian crisis since the beginning of the war is currently unfolding in Idlib, a province in Northwestern Syria, following efforts by the Syrian government to recapture one of the last rebel and jihadi-held strongholds.

Shining Ever Brighter

Shining Ever Brighter

Strengthening the witness of the Church in the Arab World is the very reason we exist as LSESD. We made a decision to stand by the Church in Syria since the beginning of the war in 2011, and to date we continue to partner with around 25 churches that are deeply involved in responding to the needs of their people.

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.

Regeneration Amidst Destruction

Regeneration Amidst Destruction

The scenes of destruction in Syria that have been circulating on social media throughout the Syrian war are a vivid reminder that in a context of war, necessities become luxuries and what might seem trivial or easily accessible for most of us becomes a cherished treasure.

Support Vulnerable Families this Christmas: Surviving Winter

Support Vulnerable Families this Christmas: Surviving Winter

Imagine sleeping in a field on a bitterly cold night. There is a biting whistling wind that is keeping you awake. It is lashing it down with rain, some of which has seeped into your tent, making it increasingly damp inside. You and your family are freezing, wet and...
The Dawn of Resurrection

The Dawn of Resurrection

Sana stands up on Easter Sunday and looks out onto her Sunday school students. She sends up a quick prayer of thanks for LSESD support which allows these classes to continue. LSESD has been providing weekly transportation and a hot meal for the 140 children assembled...
Transformed Lives: A Book to Treasure

Transformed Lives: A Book to Treasure

Alongside its locally written publications, Dar Manhal Al Hayat (DMAH) comb through all the Christian world’s publications with great precision, searching for the books that will carry the greatest impact on the people of the Middle East North Africa region today....

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