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...
9 Years in the Syrian Cauldron

9 Years in the Syrian Cauldron

update 9 Years in the Syrian Cauldron by wissam nAsRallah 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,...
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.

Welcoming Displaced Children in His Name

Welcoming Displaced Children in His Name

The Syrian crisis has dragged hundreds of thousands of children away from their homes and communities, forcing them to live in places where they face harsh living conditions, are deprived of educational opportunities, and do not feel welcomed. In this challenging context, our partner churches are answering their calling to welcome vulnerable children and their families and care for them, giving them a chance at a more hopeful future.

MERATH: Winterization

MERATH: Winterization

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...
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!

Whispers of Heaven

Whispers of Heaven

Whispers of Heaven by May-Lee Melki Development Officer  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...
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...
In the Bleak Mid-Winter

In the Bleak Mid-Winter

Partners on the ground were needed more than ever and the winter items they distributed made an even bigger difference in the lives of thousands of households. Provide Winterization Supplies to Refugees In 2018-2019, Lebanon and Syria went through one of the harshest...

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