Serving in Lebanon
Based in Beirut, Lebanon, Joe Bridi works with CBM’s local partners to develop strategies for ministry and provide support to graduates of Arab Baptist Theological Seminary who are launching ministries in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. He helps monitor and evaluate existing projects, and provides implementation and reporting support for specific initiatives. Born and raised in Lebanon, Joe has a background in the tech sector, but has felt a strong call to be in full-time ministry over the past several years. He has a heart for people and serves Syrian refugees in his area by leading Bible studies and discipleship groups.
Joe is married to Alexandra, who serves as the HR and Administration Manager at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary. They have two young boys, Jad and Rami.
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Joe is CBM’s National Field Staff in Beirut, Lebanon, working with local partners to develop strategies for ministry and provide support to graduates of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) as they build ministries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Pray for Joe as he builds connections with the church in Sudan. Please give thanks for the new families from a Muslim background that have joined regular meetings supporting Syrian refugees. Pray for courage and boldness as he shares the Gospel with them and that God would raise up people from the group to be trained in home groups leadership.
Joe Bridi, Field Staff serving in Lebanon is requesting prayer for guidance and wisdom as he disciples a group of Syrian refugees. Some of them have already accepted Jesus as their Saviour and have been baptized, while others are still on their journey of discovery. Please pray for safety, courage and boldness for those who have already taken the step. Pray for God to open the hearts and minds of the rest of the group to the Gospel.
CBM recently appointed two new National Field Staff: Joe Bridi for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and Pradeep Babu Gara for India. Based in Lebanon, Joe will work with CBM’s local partners throughout the MENA region to develop strategies for ministry and provide support to graduates of Arab Baptist Theological Seminary. Pradeep will serve alongside our church partners in India, particularly with budgeting and reporting. Please pray for Joe and Pradeep as they transition into their new roles, which begin on January 1, 2019. Pray that God would provide them with wisdom, direction and guidance as they serve the communities represented in their regions. May they
CBM is pleased to announce the appointment of two National Field Staff, effective January 1, 2019.