Lebanon: trauma upon trauma
Mission partners Nabil and Sarah Shehadi ask for prayer for Lebanon, where the recent earthquakes brought back the trauma of the civil war for the older generation, the Syrian war for the refugees, and the Beirut explosion in August 2020 for all. In addition, Lebanon’s economic situation is also critical and getting worse, with the […]
Mission partners Nabil and Sarah Shehadi ask for prayer for the health and protection of all from cholera, which has now been detected in the water supply and sewers throughout Lebanon. Pray for clean water and improved management of water supplies. Pray also for mission partners Phil and Sylvie Good in their work with refugees. Pray […]
Phil and Sylvie Good, mission partners in Lebanon, ask for continued prayer as the country’s political and economic situation continue to be shaky, and Syrian refugees can be easy targets for people’s frustrations. Pray for stability to be restored and peace between people groups.
Walking with refugees in Lebanon
CEO Alastair Bateman's recent travels shone a light on perhaps the most important part of mission work - relationships
Lebanon: safe travels
Please pray for CMS staff team members travelling to Lebanon next week to meet with people in mission and other partners. Please pray for safe travels, good fellowship and fruitful, encouraging conversations.
Lebanon: losing hope
Mission partner Phil Good writes, “Pray for Lebanon, as the many overlapping crises seem impossible and more and more people are losing hope. Pray for the church to boldly proclaim words of justice and hope. Pray especially for those churches with youth work – they have many, many youngsters who are desperate for a faith […]
Pray for local partners Emil and Reem Bourizk, who started the Good Shepherd school for Syrian refugee children. More than 300 children are receiving education at the school now. Pray for them and the teachers and that Lebanon will emerge soon from immense economic and political instability.
Springs of water
The crisis in Lebanon is energy-sapping in every way. Phil Good asks where is the living water for the poor and refugees?
Please pray for mission partners Philip and Sylvie Good as they resettle in Lebanon. Pray for the Lord to guide their steps and the connections they make as they work with local refugees and support the work of the Together Network hub to train Muslim background believers.
Lebanon: situation spiralling
Mission partners Nabil and Sarah Shehadi write that the devaluation of Lebanon’s currency and soaring inflation have brought 80 per cent of the country below the poverty line. Food insecurity is also at a new high as Lebanon imports 90 per cent of its wheat from Ukraine and Russia. Pray for the people of Lebanon. […]
Lebanon: new home
Mission partners Phil and Sylvie Good recently moved back to Lebanon, into a new flat. Give thanks for the provision of this flat in walking distance of their refugee friends, and pray for Phil and Sylvie as they settle in and make it a home. Pray also for the people of Lebanon as the country […]