Western Christian denominations, she said, have been largely silent beyond calls for both sides to be peaceful.
Refugees and other displaced people living in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria already were struggling to subsist before COVID-19 became a health and economic threat.
The Mennonite Mission Network board of directors on April 21 announced the appointment of Michael J. Sherrill as executive director.
In the old city of Aleppo, Syria, Ibrahim Nseir stands on the pile of rubble that used to be his church. The building where his congregation worshiped is now broken stones and dust. It’s a sunny day, the bright sky a stark contrast to the destruction on the ground.
“Fill me with your love, O Lord,” I say to myself as I breathe in. “And free me from fear,” I think on the exhale.