In a region that unfortunately needs advocates for peace and justice now more than ever with the outburst of another war, this issue of A Public Witness takes you to the holy land of Lebanon to see the inspirational work of God's people.
Mona Khauli of Lebanon is the 2023 recipient of the Baptist World Alliance’s Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award. Presented at the BWA Annual Gathering in Stavanger, Norway, on July 4, the award honors significant and effective activities to secure, protect, restore, or preserve
Lebanon was set to switch clocks forward for daylight saving time early on Sunday, but on Thursday the Lebanese government suddenly announced it would delay the move due to Ramadan — then reversed that decision Monday morning.
Nabil Costa details a ludicrous conflict that surfaced when the caretaker Prime Minister, in a surge of “altruistic” enthusiasm to ease Ramadan’s rituals on the fasting populace, decided to postpone daylight saving time.
Pope Francis insisted Thursday that Lebanon must remain a “land of tolerance and pluralism” as he welcomed the country’s Christian patriarchs to the Vatican to pray for an end to the economic and political crisis that has thrown the country into chaos and threatened its
The attitudes of Christian religious leaders in the Middle East and North Africa towards the Arab Spring have differed. While these religious leaders in Egypt and Syria opposed the 2011 uprisings, their counterparts in Iraq and Lebanon have been supportive of the wave of protests
The news of this year brought many tragedies. But it also brought hope as Baptists put their love of God and neighbor into action. Here are some groups we were inspired by as we told their stories in this tumultuous year. Perhaps you’ll find them