Learning from a Distance: the ABTS Online Program

Learning from a Distance: the ABTS Online Program

In the current world of social distancing, we are more than ever called to be the salt and light to others around us. Starting April 8th, we at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) will begin to provide online classes for our current residential students so they can complete their training from the safety of their homes.

Graduates for His Glory

Graduates for His Glory

When we consider the second statement of our Lord’s Prayer, we may ask, “How does God establish His Kingdom on earth?” He is the omnipotent, self-sufficient Lord of Hosts, and yet He wills to use ordinary, finite people so that the name of our Lord Jesus is glorified in us.

Knowing Our Father

Knowing Our Father

For many people who’ve grown up in Christian environments, Sunday School teachers have played a vital role in growing their faith. They helped introduce them and guide them as they took their first steps in exploring the relationship together with our Father in heaven.

Dr. Ghassan Khalaf: Truth for Generations to Come

Dr. Ghassan Khalaf: Truth for Generations to Come

The fondness and respect for the late Dr. Ghassan Khalaf was evident at a thanksgiving service held at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) on 14 October. As guests arrived at the service, several people shared their experiences about the influence that Dr...
Arab Christians Hungry and Thankful for Christianity Explored

Arab Christians Hungry and Thankful for Christianity Explored

There has been much excitement from churches in the Middle East North Africa [MENA] region since the launch last year of Christianity Explored (CE) resources in Arabic by LSESD’s publishing arm Dar Manhal Al Hayat (DMAH). Several teams from Christianity Explored in...
The Cost of Caring for Refugees

The Cost of Caring for Refugees

When you see Riad* interacting with refugees, you can’t help but be impressed. He makes them laugh, he listens to them and he helps them. They trust and respect him. Riad is just one small part of the Church’s response to the refugee crisis but he almost feels...
Ministering to those who Minister to Refugees

Ministering to those who Minister to Refugees

Lebanon, along with so many countries in the Middle East and Europe, has been receiving refugees from Syria as well as other war-torn lands.  Some countries have been gracious hosts, and others have tried to block or redirect the flow of desperate people looking for a...

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