Celebrating the School of Hope Teachers This past March, the School of Hope students couldn’t wait to express how thankful they were by honoring their teachers on Teachers Day! Our School of Hope teachers devote themselves to their students daily and they lay their lives down so that the lives of their students can flourish. … Continue reading School of Hope Students Celebrate Teachers Day!
2019 ANNUAL PASTORS BANQUET On Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Le Royal Hotel in Beirut Lebanon, Horizons International held its 4th annual Pastor's Banquet, entitled "Together for the Great Commission.” Over 80 church pastors, leaders, and evangelical NGO representatives attended the gathering, making it the largest banquet in Horizons' history. ORDER OF EVENTS 1. Welcoming … Continue reading Together for the Great Commission: Churches Unite for 2019 Pastor’s Banquet
Exciting update from the Beqaa Valley: The following is a report from one of the Horizons Staff members who visits the refugee camps in the Beqaa valley every week. There is one specific family that we have been visiting as a team, that we are especially excited about. The first time we visited them, we … Continue reading New Fruit in the Refugee Camps
Women's discipleship classes In the third week of February, Horizons International hosted its first of six Cubs to Lions discipleship festivals for 2019 in our Beirut Lighthouse for four days. As was explained in part 1, each day the women came and brought their children with them for discipleship. Last week we talked about the … Continue reading Discipleship Festival Testimonies (Part 2)
Six Discipleship Festivals to be Held in Beirut Lighthouse As part of the Cubs To Lions discipleship training, our Lebanon staff decided for the year of 2019 to host six different discipleship festivals. At these festivals, all the women from our individual weekly classes will come to get a part of their training and they … Continue reading Cubs to Lions – Discipleship Festival (Part 1)
New Discipleship Course for the Youth Ministry Through our partnership with the Amos Biblical Institute, we received a series of six discipleship books for our Horizons Youth. Our staff are now using these books, which have eight chapters each, as the basis for our current discipleship course. The teachers explain each lesson with them, do … Continue reading Horizons Youth Diving into New Bible Study
The Lighthouse as a Symbol A lighthouse is a beautiful symbol of the radiating light of Christ. The refugees around our centers in the Middle East are coming from a dark place. War, death, depression, PTSD, and horrible living conditions are only a few examples of the darkness overwhelming the life of a refugee. Not … Continue reading What is a Horizons lighthouse?