March 19, 2021

Quarterly highlights – Q1 2021

 
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 […]
February 5, 2021

Winter warmth

After a relatively warm December, winter hit Lebanon and Syria hard in January and is expected to continue bringing heavy rains, hailstorms, and snow at higher altitudes. As many vulnerable families in both countries lack indoor heating, we are thankful […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 3, 2020

Scared of catching the virus

MEET AIDA Aida with her husband and three of their grand-children I live in Lebanon in a small tent in the Beqaa valley, with my mother, my husband, my daughter, and my grand-children. We are from Aleppo in Syria. Life […]
April 16, 2020

Spring at last!

For the families we help serve, spring comes with the relief to have made it through one more harsh winter. In Lebanon and Syria, temperatures went down to 20°F this winter, with heavy rain, storms, and shortages of electricity and […]
April 14, 2020

Prisoners in our own homes

MEET NAJWA My husband and I have two daughters and a son. We have been living in this tent with my husband’s brother, his wife, and their three toddlers, for the past four years. Before the war, we were living […]
March 19, 2020

I am one of them

My name is Mazen and I serve our Syrian brothers in the relief team of my church. We visit them often to see what their needs are. In this season, they badly need winter items, especially where we are. The […]