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 […]
September 15, 2020

There is no hope except in God

MEET BROTHER DAVID Our church started in a small apartment, ministering mostly among Iraqi refugees. Quickly, the place got too small and God provided us with a bigger place. Now, we are about 60 members but more people are attending […]
June 17, 2020

The overlooked

  The anti-racism protests in the USA are strongly resonating in Lebanon. Local voices are now rising up to denounce the underlying racism in the Lebanese society, which has overlooked for decades the many abuses faced by migrant domestic workers […]
June 15, 2020

NGOs turn us down because they have no programs for vulnerable Lebanese

MEET HANANE Hanane receiving soap, masks, and a food voucher from a partner church My name is Hanane, I am Lebanese, and I was born in 1982. I live with my husband and two children. I trained to be a […]