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From a Tentative Newcomer to A Dedicated Volunteer

From a Tentative Newcomer to A Dedicated Volunteer

We praise God that AXIS Youth Center has been a place where board games spark friendships and discussions delve into the complexities of faith. Hundreds of teens keep coming, seeking connection, belonging, and answers to life's deepest questions. So, in light of this,...

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Once Blind, But Now I See

Once Blind, But Now I See

Here's the story of Nick, 16, who had struggled with atheism in the past few years. God draws us with unfailing kindness. Many teens at YFC Lebanon are a testament to this despite the world’s strong pull today. We invite you to witness how relentless grace can...

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The Joy Effect

The Joy Effect

Stirring Change in the Youth of Bourj Hammoud We’re thrilled to introduce you to Joy, the social worker leading the Psychosocial Support (PSS) program at Manara Youth Center (MYC). Our recent interview with her offered a glimpse into the beautiful ways God is using...

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Tania’s Testimony

Tania’s Testimony

A Journey from Curiosity to Conviction Introducing Tania, a talented 15-year-old and an active YFC community member since 2020. Her journey illustrates the life-changing power of God's work among our youth. As you read her story, we hope you find the same inspiration...

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AXIS Youth Center Team Leader

AXIS Youth Center Team Leader

Reflecting on Impact: An Interview with Trivina Kassis, as she transitions out of her role at YFC Trivina has been integral to YFC Lebanon’s ministry in the past few years. We cannot stress enough how appreciative we are of her contribution. As she starts a new...

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Dare to Ask!

Dare to Ask!

The classroom buzzes with energy as the discussions take off. “Dare to Ask!” This is the youth leaders’ challenge to the teenagers—urging them to peel back the layers of their assumptions and see the world in a new light. For years, our Dare2Ask sessions have been a...

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Walking Alongside Youth in Lebanon

Walking Alongside Youth in Lebanon

A Look into Our Mental Health Ministry at Schools Two and a half years ago, our mental health team began working with two schools we serve: the Beirut Evangelical School for Girls and Boys (BESGB) and Nazarene Evangelical School (NES). Since then, the team has seen...

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Carving A New Path

Carving A New Path

The Story of Two Ladies at VTP’s Carpentry Program Some may say carpentry is just for boys. Eman and Ebtisam, 15 and 17, would prove them wrong. These two sisters are two of our first ladies to join our Vocational Training Program’s carpentry program, and last summer,...

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Young Heroes Rising: Super Teens

Young Heroes Rising: Super Teens

Maria is an 18-year-old at AXIS Youth Center studying Psychology at university. She dreams of becoming a therapist and a neuropsychologist because she wants to help people heal. Last year, Maria joined the SuperWoman program at AXIS Youth Center, and she has been...

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Meet Joyce: The sewing trainer at VTP

Meet Joyce: The sewing trainer at VTP

A girl joined our sewing class last year. She once stitched a piece the wrong way twice in a row. By the second time, she had teared up and was quite discouraged. I felt terrible for her, but I kept encouraging her. I don’t know how things are at home for some of the...

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