We were never intended to live in poverty, divided against one another, with little hope for peace. In the Kingdom of God, poverty, violence, division, and hopelessness will not exist. We think that the Church is God’s primary transforming agent in the world. The local church is there to make its community more like the Kingdom of God.
Read on to learn how communities are being transformed in Lebanon.
Lebanon Relief - A food distribution project will provide Lebanese families with a one-month supply of rice, flour, oil, powdered milk, and lentils to sustain them during a challenging time.
Tablets for Online Learning - An initiative distributing tablets to school-aged children in Beirut, Lebanon will aid 100 students in their remote learning amidst COVID-19, allowing them to continue their education and alleviate some of their parents’ financial burden.
Beirut Relief - After an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon damaged more than 70,000 homes, Mission ONE partners will clean up debris from the blast, help families rebuild their homes, and support local businesses to survive this time of economic hardship compounded by COVID-19.
People in the Middle East are no strangers to conflict between religious and cultural groups. Unfortunately, the poor and vulnerable experience the most suffering of anyone during war. Women, in particular, are mistreated while being left to carry the burden of their families.
Does the message of Jesus have anything to say about the way these women have been treated? You can learn more by checking our curriculum: Restoring Honor through Shame.