Pray for Emad and Almess Botros who are serving in Lebanon
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
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
Emad and Almess are both involved in mentoring students in ministry and leadership skills and Emad serves as a lecturer in the areas of Old Testament and Islamic studies. The Botros’ would like to ask for prayers of thanksgiving for the students studying at ABTS.
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
Please continue to pray for Syrian refugees struggling to survive Lebanon’s harsh winter while living in refugee camps. Last week, a huge snow storm buried Lebanon in snow and closed schools and businesses for two days. The storm caused refugee tents to flood and freeze. The refugees have nowhere else to
CBM partner, Lebanese Society for Educational & Social Development (LSESD), is requesting prayer for the long, harsh winter ahead. Winters are hard in the Middle East, especially for refugee families living in tents or very precarious accommodation. They are constantly exposed to the elements and are susceptible to illness. With little
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