Churches Help Syrian Refugees

2019-12-17T01:58:35+00:00July 18th, 2017|Lebanon, Our Stories, Refugee, Syria|

“And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matthew 16:18). It’s a story as old as Christianity. The church in the Middle East is a rock that will not be shaken. Since the first days of the church, Christians in the Middle East have been committed to loving and helping their neighbors. This continues today. From the outset of the civil war in Syria churches across the Middle East have stood alongside vulnerable families...

Our Call to Stand With Refugees

2019-12-17T01:58:36+00:00January 30th, 2017|Blog, Peace and Justice, Refugee, Syria|

I am not an immigrant. There are relatively few of us who can say this, but I am one of the Native Americans that can make that claim. I remember the waves of immigrants who have washed over this country, not all honoring the people already living here. Nor have all of us treated them well in return. For this, I repent.