Refugees

Working in Lebanon

2019-01-16T11:40:25-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Surviving in South Sudan

2019-01-16T11:42:19-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pray for South Sudan as the uprising continues. The country continues to struggle economically and politically. Civil war and famine have ravaged South Sudan for five years now, killing almost 400,000 people and forcing more than 2.4 million to flee to neighbouring countries. Please pray for peace and rest during this

Snow and Syrian Refugees

2019-01-16T11:42:02-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

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

SENT Trip to Germany

2018-10-09T15:15:35-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

A team from Markham Chinese Baptist Church in Ontario will be departing for a trip to Germany on October 24, returning November 5. The seven-member team is participating in CBM’s SENT program, which provides Canadians with hands-on global discipleship experiences. Working with CBM Field Staff Lewis and Felain Lam, the team will be

World Refugee Day

2018-06-12T16:17:50-04:00Tags: , , |

On June 20, World Refugee Day will commemorate the strength and perseverance of refugees around the world. Every minute, 20 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror, says information from the United Nations. Please join us in praying for the millions of displaced people who are seeking to

Election of New Leadership in Rwanda

2018-04-10T15:33:43-04:00Tags: , , , , |

CBM National Field Staff, Andre Sibomana asks for your prayers for the upcoming leadership elections of our church partner, the Association of Baptist Churches of Rwanda (AEBR), on April 19. Writes Andre, "These next 10 days ahead for AEBR leaders, are very much critical. We will appreciate your prayers as they need to have peace of mind, staying