Learning takes place through different mediums. At times it is auditory, where learning takes place through listening to the lesson. Other times it is kinesthetic, where learning happens by doing. However, for most learners, when the lesson is visual it is easier to retain. For 
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Claude Shaheen is a Lebanese man who comes from a Christian background. He was plunged into the Lebanese Civil War and lived through it. It robbed him of his youth and his future. To this day, the war has left its effects on him. He 
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Nearly 11 years ago, the war in Syria began and violence escalated, which led to a Syrian refugee crisis. Today, around 1.5 million refugees remain displaced in Lebanon, the highest proportion of refugees anywhere in the world. For most of Heart for Lebanon’s 16 years 
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The Deaf to Hear War is the only thing many Syrian children have ever known.  Even if they have fled to other nations, the physical and psychological wounds of war remain. The Syrian war has resulted in one of the worst educational disasters in modern 
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By Tom Atema I met Aleb just before I taught a lesson to our Missional Leadership Development class.  He is passionate, focused, and a diligent student of the Bible with a hunger to learn and apply what he is learning. He has come a long 
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Their building is right by the seashore. It is yellow, and very shabby. It stands alone in a sea of small slum-like houses. The interior is a scene of a war zone, though no war has taken place, nor any bombs exploded in it or 
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By Tom Atema Since 2006, Heart for Lebanon has as a Core Principle; to be a generous ministry. We do our best to do ministry with an open hand and to do so unconditionally.  Not only in the field in Lebanon, but also around the 
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The crises that hit Lebanon in 2019 put severe strains on an already struggling educational system. As the country slips deeper, it is turning into an education catastrophe that is leading to a gap in access to quality learning among Lebanon’s poorer children, as many 
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Lebanon has been subject to several crises, each contributing separately to the deterioration of the different aspects of living conditions. The economic crisis that started in 2019 is one of the worst in decades: currency collapsing, businesses shutting down, prices of basic goods skyrocketing, and 
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By Tom Atema Truth be known, I love farming.  As a teenager I would go to my grandparents in New Hampshire and work on the dairy farm from sun-up to sun-down each summer. Totally loved every aspect of farming. It’s my dream job.  It was 
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