Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 12:00pm
At the Pender Dr. Office & Community Center
RSVP Required. Don't forget to bring a dish to share!
SHARING JESUS IN THE WAR ZONE
Missionary Bassam Ishak will report his experiences in sharing the gospel with leaders of different national and religious factions in northeast Syria, where his people have lived for many years, and adjoining areas.
Come to a special luncheon meeting at Apostles' Office and Community Center, 3957 Pender Drive, Fairfax on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 12 noon.
Bassam, a native Syrian, came to the US in his late teens and received his education at The Catholic University of America. After 15 years in the US, he returned to Syria to see what life was like there in 1993. He met and married Nadia in 1995 and they have three children: Angela, now a junior at The European University in Nicosia, Cyprus, Said Peter, a freshman there, and Carmen, in high school in Damascus. Nadia continues to hold open their Christian bookstore on the Street Called Straight in that city. In recent years, Bassam has been informing the free world on behalf of Syrian Christians and other beleaguered minorities. He will give us an overview of the Syrian conflict and how to offer the people of the Middle East an alternative vision to that of militant religious extremism.
This is a great opportunity to have our faith built by Bassam's testimony, to show our support for him and his family, and to pray for him and them; due to our contracted time limit for Willow Springs Elementary School, church service time is too short to do it justice.
Seating is limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible.
Don't forget to bring a dish to share!