July 8, 2021

Where does our help come from?

Lebanon has been enduring a severe and prolonged economic depression, and it is hard to imagine that the situation could still get worse. Yet it does, every single day, and an even bigger storm is coming. In the midst of […]
May 10, 2021

Longing for home

MEET SHATI Shati with her husband and their 18-month-old baby girl My name is Shati, I am from Bangladesh and I have been living in Lebanon for six years. I came to Lebanon in the hope of earning enough money […]
April 15, 2021

Are there really people like this in the world?

MEET CHEIKHA   My name is Cheikha. I am Lebanese and I have four grown-up sons whom I raised as a single mother. My son Charbel suffers from autism and despite being 30 years-old now, he is still in a […]
March 15, 2021

The light shines in the darkness

It is hard to believe that the ongoing Syrian civil war started 10 years ago. This is an anniversary we all wish we did not have to commemorate. As the situation for families affected by the war keeps on getting […]
March 12, 2021

After 10 years, I feel like an unwelcome guest

MEET RABIH My name is Rabih, I am from Aleppo in Syria. My family and I have been living as refugees in Lebanon for years. Living here is very difficult. I struggle to secure rent and to buy food and […]
January 15, 2021

I have no one but God and the church

MEET LILIANE My name is Liliane and I am 74 years old. My husband was the owner of a store, but we lost all our money when he got ill, and then he passed away. This was five years ago. […]
January 11, 2021

We seek to be peacemakers

MEET PASTOR NEHAD When my wife and I saw in the news that a refugee settlement in North Lebanon had been set on fire by Lebanese youth[1], it just broke our hearts. We have been living in Lebanon for a […]
December 20, 2020

We feel strengthened now that you came alongside us

MEET SARAH My name is Sarah and I have been living in Lebanon for the past 22 years.  My ministry is mainly with the migrant domestic workers who come from about 15 countries of Asia and Africa. They are working […]
October 23, 2020

During this pandemic, the church is sharing our burden

MEET DALILA My name is Dalila and I have seven children between 11 years old and three months old. Back in Syria, we used to have our own house in a nice neighborhood. My husband worked as a driver and […]
October 5, 2020

It is a miracle we made it without a single broken bone

MEET HAGOP AND ANAHEED Hagop and Anaheed on their balcony overlooking the Beirut port. My name is Hagop, I am 90 years old. I am Lebanese and Armenian and I used to be a professional director. I live with my […]