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Lebanon response

Nazarenes in Lebanon respond to economic crisis

In August 2020, a massive explosion devastated the port of Beirut in Lebanon, killing more than 200 people, injuring thousands, and displacing tens of thousands. Now, a year after the explosion, an ongoing economic crisis that started in 2019 has reached a breaking point.
12 Aug 2021
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Lebanon Damge

Nazarenes provide counseling, medical care in wake of Beirut explosion

After Beirut, Lebanon, was rocked by a major explosion in August, many residents were in need of mental health support. To address those needs, the Beirut Church of the Nazarene opened the Balassan Counseling and Medical Center.
18 Feb 2021
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Broken windows at a Nazarene school in Beirut

Massive explosion rocks Lebanon

On Tuesday, a large explosion ripped through Beirut, Lebanon, killing more than 150 people and injuring more than 5,000. The blast damaged all three nearby Nazarene church buildings and a Nazarene school, and two boys from Nazarene educational programs were taken to the hospital.
05 Aug 2020
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NES students joggathon

Nazarenes raise funds for Lebanon school in annual jog-a-thon

More than 100 people in Germany, Spain, Lebanon, and the United States walked, ran, or jogged (and one person cycled) in an annual jog-a-thon that has so far raised more than 8,000 euro for Nazarene Evangelical School in Beirut, Lebanon.
02 Jul 2020
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Lebanon Fires

Church of the Nazarene responds to fires in Lebanon

Nabil Habiby, the dean of students at the Nazarene Evangelical School in Beirut, Lebanon, shares how the church in Lebanon has rallied around their community in the midst of devastating fires. In October, hundreds of fires erupted in the Lebanese mountains. Thousands of people had to leave their
10 Jan 2020
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Middle East church planter, district superintendent passes away

Habib Alajaji, pastor and district superintendent, passed away 14 October at the age of 80. Alajaji was born into a Christian family in 1937 in Aleppo, Syria. After finishing at Ebenezer Bible School in 1960, he served in an evangelistic center in Beirut, Lebanon, until he was ordained in 1970.
18 Oct 2018
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Arabic TV program teaches holiness

*Tahir and his wife, *Rima, from Syria, first came to know Christ a year ago. As they are learning and growing in their new faith, a key part of that support comes in the form of a Christian TV program called Follow Me with Ayman Kafrouny. The same is true for *Kamal, a Christian in Morocco who
16 Oct 2018
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Beirut church hosts community Pentecost celebration

Beirut Church of the Nazarene in Lebanon held an outdoor Pentecost celebration 27 May. The service was held on a playground in the Karm El Zeitoun neighborhood where 170 people gathered to sing, pray, and hear the gospel. The church invited a nearby African evangelical church to join. This partner
15 Jun 2018
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The price for serving refugees: Family forced to become refugees themselves

Despite the war that gripped *Lela’s country for many years, she and her husband had never thought of leaving. They were happy as part of their church’s thriving ministry to the many refugees who had fled fighting to find peace in their area. Then, their family was threatened. A masked person
15 Nov 2017
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A life with meaning

When I was 3 years old, my father got sick due to excessive smoking and passed away in the hospital. My mother was left with my two older sisters and me. We were living in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and my mother did not work back then. However, she had to find a job after the bank where we had put
15 Sep 2017
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