Please pray for our field staff in Lebanon, Emad and Almess Botro and their two boys Timothy and Nathaniel. Pray for Emad as he continues to work on his PhD dissertation. His next chapter is due by the end of January 2019. Emad and Almess were appointed by CBM in January 2015
As you all know, June is the most busy month of the year as we hold our annual Middle East consultation as well as celebrating with our graduates. Through the course of MEC 2018 (18 – 22 June) we will work toward discerning a Biblically grounded theology of Islam and religion which constructively informs
Benyamin and Magi, earning Bachelor of Theology and Master of Divinity degrees, respectively, traveled to Lebanon from Egypt three years ago with their two small boys to begin a seminary journey that would prove to be characterized by the unexpected. They were surprised by the challenges they faced as they sought to balance their
Another well-loved student who walked across the graduation stage last week, Namir*, is recently engaged to another ABTS graduate and eager to return to his home country and apply the equipping that he received during his seminary journey. Having spent three years in Lebanon accomplishing the Bachelor of Theology degree, Botros dreams of being
As you know, one major aspect of my ministry is to develop resources for ministry in Islamic context. I praise the Lord for the opportunity that I have at the moment to be involved in a writing project titled Reading the Bible in the Context of Islam with The Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies, Oxford.
As a family, we have begun to feel settled in. The boys finally began adjusting to school and have been making new friends. What they really like the most here is the church, which is great. This is because they got to know some other kids at the same age, and the Sunday school
Serving in Lebanon Emad and Almess were appointed by CBM in January 2015 to serve at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) in Lebanon, where they first met and studied. Emad serves as a lecturer in the areas of Old Testament and Islamic studies at ABTS. His desire is to equip and empower students