December 4, 2019

Welcoming displaced children in His name

Eight years into the Syrian crisis, there are still 6.2 million internally displaced people in Syria and 5.7 million Syrian refugees worldwide. With food insecurity affecting 92% of refugee households in Lebanon and 6.6 million people in Syria, the crisis […]
September 26, 2019

Give them this day their daily 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 […]
September 23, 2019

These food vouchers are our daily bread

MEET HASSAN   “My name is Hassan and I am from Syria. I live here in Lebanon with my sister and my two sons, Hussein and Ali. Their mother had a heart attack almost a year ago, and she passed […]
July 18, 2019

When forgiveness turns to love

MEET TALIA “My name is Talia and I serve here at the church, helping Syrian refugee families in our community with food, milk, diapers, or winter assistance. The Syrian refugees we are helping have been through a lot, some are […]
June 5, 2019

Staying and serving

MEET REVEREND ARA “I used to be very involved in my church in Baghdad, when the main pastor asked me if I was interested in theological training to potentially lead the church after him. After much praying, I felt it […]
March 8, 2019

In the bleak mid-winter

In 2018-2019, Lebanon and Syria went through one of the harshest winters in many years as they were hit by intense storms, heavy rain, and snowfall leading to floods and freezing temperatures that severely affected numerous families living in makeshift […]
December 5, 2018

Restoring hope and dignity

MEET PASTOR AMAL “When my wife and I started serving in our building, it wasn’t a church at all. We noticed the tension between the Syrian refugees and the Lebanese community here, and we perceived that the refugees were living […]
November 23, 2018

Health services alleviate all sorts of pain

MEET AHMAD “We are originally from a small village near Aleppo. We had a big family who loved us and took care of my son Ahmad[1], who has a physical disability. Life in Lebanon has been very harsh. We lived […]
September 10, 2018
Syrian refugees growing vulnerabilities

Longing for home, uncertain to return

Eight years into the crisis, displaced Syrians are finding it even more difficult to make ends meet and are more vulnerable than ever. Refugees in neighboring countries are also confronted with internal and international pressures to go back. As much […]
June 11, 2018
Protecting children from child labor

Protecting children starts with feeding their family

Protecting children from child labor is a complex issue, and it starts by addressing the economic pressure on the family, which can often be the reason for sending a child to work. Child labor is a growing issue, as refugee and […]