My name is Lena Donoyan, and I’m a staff member at Horizons International. I disciple women from Muslim backgrounds and go on home visits to pray and support refugees. My son, Hovsep Dawoud, joined the military service in Syria on September 15, 2011, and after a year and three months of service he was kidnapped by … Continue reading Prayers needed: Staff member’s son stuck in prison unjustly.
A Horizons team went out on a Friday to a Christian area of Beirut where there are tons of refugees living in abandon buildings or working as janitors or on construction sites, while getting paid next to nothing. One of our staff was handing out Bibles and finding great success with the refugees, most of … Continue reading Persecution from Christians in Lebanon?
What's Evangelism Friday? Boutros Wehbe, our Senior Director of Field Ministries in Lebanon, recently launched “Evangelism Fridays”, a new initiative to mobilize our staff, interns, volunteers, and partners to share the gospel on a weekly basis in several areas of Beirut, and beyond! Friday has become a significant day for Horizons since a team of … Continue reading Evangelism Fridays!
Last year there was a big fire that burned down a large refugee camp near our center in the Beqaa Valley. At the time we were one of the first responders on the scene to help distribute aid and treat the immediate needs. In our organization we love to pair evangelism with humanitarian … Continue reading Helping the refugee communities near our Beqaa Valley center.
*The core of this blog is taken directly from an interview conducted by Mission Network News with Pierre Houssney, our Executive Director, and adapted and expanded upon. To listen to the interview you can do so at this link. Spiritual warfare is often veiled in developed nations, but Horizons International’s Pierre Houssney says it’s a … Continue reading Spiritual Warfare and the Prayer for all Nations Center
At School of Hope, students are so happy to be able to go to school, and are so grateful for their sponsors. These kids, refugees displaced from their homeland and seeking some semblance of normalcy, truly grasp the importance of education and feel privileged that others' generosity allows them to attend. This is a sweet … Continue reading Gifting and Gratitude: A Sweet Letter from School of Hope student Angie to her supporters
For security reasons, certain aspects of this post cannot be specific. As the extent of the war in Syria has greatly diminished, we have our sights on expanding our ministry into the war-torn country. As of this week the last stronghold of rebel fighters surrendered to the government and were peacefully brought out of the … Continue reading Horizons expanding into Syria: “Lots of work to be done.”