For the First time in its history, the European Baptist Federation (EBF) held its annual meeting in the Middle East. The meeting was held in Beirut between September 22 and 26. It was an opportunity for Baptist Leaders in Europe to show their support for Middle Eastern Baptists
Special for Come and See, Baptist World Alliance Web site, Oct 11, 2004
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September 02, 20033501 readsA Canadian missionary arrested in Lebanon and accused of collaborating with Israel was found innocent Monday and was expected to be released, while his family accused Ottawa bureaucrats, claiming they failed to publicly denounce the arrest.
Canoe CNET News, Sep 2, 2003
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November 28, 20024887 readsBishop George Kuweiter of the Greek Catholic Church likened the missionaries to terrorists, saying they operate in "cells" under the guise of Christianity.
"Even we wonder who is behind them, who brought them and in whose name they operate," he told the Associated Press.
Ted Olsen, Christianity Today Web Log, Nov 26, 2002
November 25, 20024793 readsA day after the shooting of Bonnie Weatherall, a nurse assistant at an evangelical clinic, a leading Sunni Muslim cleric in south Lebanon said he did not condemn her killing but urged Lebanese to use other methods to show their contempt for U.S. policy.
By Cynthia Johnston, Reuters, Nov 23, 2002
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June 20, 20024120 readsDuring the war years in Lebanon, the Bible Society learned the efficacy of drama and puppetry to bring the message of the Gospel to the new generation.
Last Month, a team from them visited Iraq.
Read amazing stories about how God is changing lives of kids and their families in this country where fear of war is in the air
Assist Ministries, June 20, 2002
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September 06, 20013787 readsThe group from the UK will work on a building that will function as an orphanage and school for about 150 children ranging in age from babies to late teens.
September 06, 2001