The Baptist World Alliance has been invited to hold their year 2001 annual meeting in Beirut. BWA says Lebanon’s President used the invitation to emphasize the religious freedom under the law for different faiths. In area where the religious majority is Muslim, there are 22 churches and 2,000 Baptists practicing their faith. BWA reports there is also a Baptist Seminary that has 55 students from all across the Middle East. As BWA’s work continues to grow, they ask for continued prayer for Lebanon’s peace.
Story number 3 for 3 Dec 1999
By davidvranishDecember 3, 1999
- Primary Language: Arabic, Standard
- Primary Religion: Islam
- Evangelical: 0.5%