In a year that has been extremely difficult all around the world, countries in the Near East are particularly struggling. Cry Out Now encourages prayer for Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq as people in these countries search for hope.
A top Lebanese security official has tested positive for COVID-19 in the United States, his department said on Monday, forcing him to delay his return from talks in Washington and to cancel scheduled meetings in Paris.
Encouraging updates from believers in Syria contrast the latest grim headlines. First, the “good” news: churches are starting to recover. Through Redemptive Stories, Samuel* works closely with Syrian believers.
Former member of U.S. Army Special Forces David Eubank is seeking to inspire people to love others at all costs, following the lessons he learned from one of his most challenging ever missions to Mosul in Iraq.
Todd Nettleton of The Voice of the Martyrs USA describes a trip to a Nigerian church. “As we walked into the service, there were uniformed young people from within the church, who stayed outside to keep an eye on things outside of the building while we were […]
A crisis like the Beirut blast can either divide or unite a community. Uncharted Ministries’ Tom Doyle says it’s bringing believers together throughout Lebanon. “Often, there are divisions within the Church in places like Lebanon and Syria,” he explains.
Lebanon reimposed severe COVID-19 restrictions on Monday for the next two weeks, shutting places of worship, cinemas, bars, nightclubs, sports events and popular markets, after a sharp rise in infections.