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?
God has blessed Horizons immensely as we have recently been able to expand our operations in Southern Lebanon and acquire new land. Remind me, what's happening in Tyre? God has blessed Horizons' Tyre center and its close partner, Tyre Church, increasingly over the past couple years. At this point, nearly 1,000 people a week interact … Continue reading Blessings in Southern Lebanon and Expanding Activities
MEC's Prayer for All Nations Center has now received startup funding, and is launching in Fall 2018. It will be a place where believers from Lebanon and international visitors will join together in prayer and worship, learning about and interceding for unreached people all around the world. We are trusting that God will call many … Continue reading Prayer for All Nations Center: Funded and Preparing for Launch this Fall
Our Director of Kurdish Ministry, Nihad, was recently ordained and in light of this achievement, we thought this would be a good time to highlight his incredible testimony. The following is Nihad’s testimony as translated by Fadi Salamoun. My name is Nihad. I am Kurdish from the province of Aleppo in Syria. My town is called … Continue reading Nihad’s Imprisonment, Revelations From God, and Flourishing Kurdish Ministry
Why spend so much time working with foreigners and refugees? At the heart of our organization is a deep care for these people -- But why? Put simply: because the same deep care is found in the heart of God. God’s Character One of the core characteristics of God is a special concern for the … Continue reading God’s Special Concern for the Foreigner and the Refugee
We are extremely excited to introduce you to two amazing couples who have just joined our staff in Boulder, Colorado. They have hearts to serve God and love on international students and we are beyond excited to see all the lives they will touch in the coming years! New Staff: Yuksel and Dijle!! We are … Continue reading We are Horizons: New International Student Ministry Staff
We are so excited to have a new staff member, Grace Teubl. Although she has been a part of our organization as a volunteer for a long time, she is now officially on staff. When Grace was in college, she volunteered for three years with our Horizons team in Albany doing international student outreach. Her … Continue reading Meet our new staff member: Grace Teubl