Imagine that you’ve fled your home to protect your family. You’re living in an unfamiliar country, have no job and your children are hungry. But, your savings are dwindling and you know that they won’t last much longer.
Attendance had been holding steady at one small Lebanese church—until six months ago. When Syrian refugees began to flood the country, this fellowship decided to step out of its comfort zone and provide assistance to these families who had fled their homeland, regardless of their ethnicity, religion or political affiliations.
What would 10-year-old Solaimon be when he grew up? Would he lead a violent life like his father and continue living in his isolated mountain-top village, barely providing for his family? Would he grow up to be a criminal or get involved in a feud?
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