Aid distribution in Lebanon
Aid distribution in Lebanon
Oct. 27, 2022 | Lebanon

Church Planter Questioned by Authorities

[158] prayers in [13] nations have been posted for Pastor Bassam.

More than one million refugees have flooded into Lebanon because of the civil war raging in neighboring Syria. Pastor Bassam recently opened a new church near the Syrian border to minister to refugees and others in that region. After the church’s initial service, Pastor Bassam was summoned to appear before local officials who questioned him about his evangelistic activities. He tried to answer their questions, stating that he does not force anyone to come to the services or change their beliefs. Pastor Bassam requests prayers that the church will be allowed to operate without interference and also for his wife, who has been suffering from an illness.

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  • I pray all of this to Your glory in Your holy and almighty name LORD Jesus Christ, amen.
    Devin C - USA
  • body of believers for their worship of You, they are persecuting You. I pray this might lead to many more bold witnesses of the faith within Lebanon so that many more refugees from other countries might come to believe on Your word in the A1611 Bible. May Your light so shine in the darkness.
    Devin C - USA
  • Dear LORD,

    I pray this man has since been allowed to have a New Testament congregation of believers and for those in Your body seeking refuge from Syria. I pray the government there has seen his witness and searched the A1611 Bible to see what the body of Christ believes. I pray they were brought to Godly sorrow realizing whenever they single out Your
    Devin C - USA
  • Dear brother in Christ, I pray in the name of Jesus that he will strengthen, comfort, and encourage you. Know that your reward will be great in heaven. I pray that he will change the heart of your persecutors. 2 Timothy 4:7- I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have kept the faith.
    Susan R - USA
  • Lord, I pray for Pastor Bassam who is serving you on the border of Lebanon and Syria with a new church and needs your protection in Jesus name. Please let many Muslims come to Christ in a way that is powerful. Also his wife would be healed from her illness and that you would hedge them in as they go about your business. In Jesus name , amen.
    Nancy G - USA
  • We join with Pastor Bassam in praying for the continuation of his ministry to the refugees on the Syrian border. Please give him favor with the local officials that he may be able to operate without interference.
    We also ask for Your divine touch on the body of Pastor Basssam's wife. Use her illness to be a testimony to Your power and faithfulness.
    Toni D - USA
  • Lord God, I do pray that You would protect Pastor Bassam's ministry and give the church many opportunities to proclaim Your love and truth to those who are deeply suffering. May they trust You as they seek to be faithful ministers. I pray that his wife would be physically strengthened and grow in her faith as she suffers.
    Danielle H - USA
  • Dear Father, I lift up Pastor Bassam and his family to you in the Name of Jesus. May his church and the believers in Lebanon be allowed to hold their church services so more people can know the Love of God in the Middle East. Please make them "Strong and courageous" in Your Name and free your church there to flourish. Amen!
    Jennifer T - USA
  • Loving Father, please strengthen the work pastor Bassam is doing with Syrian refugees. Provide healing for his wife as she joins him in ministry. Continue to be their refuge and strength. Plead their cause against an ungodly nation and deliver them from deceitful and unjust man. Be their strength and send Your light and Truth to Lebanon and Syria
    Julie C - USA
  • Gracious Father God. We pray for Pastor Bassam's church to be allowed to operate without interference and for his wife, who has been suffering from an illness to be healed. Lord, bless this families needs to be met. Give them boldness and courage to continue to proclaim the gospel message and display the love of Christ. In Jesus name Amen.
    Alvin A - USA
  • Our Father, bless the work being done by Pastor Bassam and other believers. Heal his wife from her illness so that she can join him in service to You. Bless the refugees who are being told the good news of Jesus. In His name, Amen
    Elizabeth S - USA
  • Jesus protect this pastor and congregation and allow them to worship freely. We also ask thath you would heal the pastors wife. In the name of jesus. Thank you.
    Craig M - USA
  • In the righteous name of Jesus, our heavenly Father, Jehovah Tsidkenu, God of righteousness, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise for faithfulness of Pastor Bassam. We ask for justice, for hedge of protection and angels direct from heaven to minister to him. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father I amen these previous prayers. Thank You the officials have heard his words & do not stand in his way. The good work he does does not go challenged in Your Name. Bless his efforts abundantly. Let those officials see how You care for these people. Stir their hearts. May they believe into You & Your Son. In Jesus' Gracious Name amen
    Johnathan K - USA
  • Father God, bless Pastor Bassam for his faithfulness in serving you and opening a church to help the refugees and others. Please prosper his service of love and sacrifice and heal his dear wife from her ailments. Please give the "officials" eyes to see that there is no fear in Christ and that He is the only way to salvation.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Dear Lord, please allow this pastor to continue serving others in the name of Jesus Christ. Help the authorities to see that what he is doing is a very good thing. Please bring those authorities to a faith in Jesus Christ. We ask that You will heal this pastor's wife from her illness. All for Your glory!
    Tricia G - USA
  • OLORD, Protect P Bassam from the government who tries to silence his voice for You. Heal his wife & strengthen her so that she may help in his ministry. Bless them as they minister to these refugees who are displaced & need Your help. Open their hearts to Jesus & His saving grace. Provide for this vital ministry in Lebanon. In Jesus Name, Amen.
    SM D - USA
  • Father, thank You for raising up Pastor Bassam to minister to refugees from Syria in Lebanon. Bless him with all of the resources he needs to do this work and co-laborers in the Lord. Heal his wife and bless his family with all they need. Place a hedge of angels around him, family and ministry and grant him favor with the government to be Your witness.
    Alan G - USA
  • Father, please work in a way in this ministry where your word goes forth and changes lives. May people see your love through those in this church. Please keep government and demonic interference away. Give courage, strength, wisdom and protection to Pastor Bassan and others involved in this ministry. Thank you for how You are already working. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father, I pray for Pastor Bassam's wife, heal her in the name of Jesus. I pray for the pastor that you work on his behalf that he can keep this church open and minister to those who are in need. I pray for each one that comes to the church; Lord, move and help them see their need for you and the truth. Father, I pray you move in this situation.
    Polly C - USA
  • Jesus please let Bassam be ablr6to stay and Minister and have favor with those in authority.
    michele r - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray pastor Bassam will be able to continue his good work on the Syrian border. Please keep the church doors open without government interference. I pray that you would also heal the pastor's wife and give her the opportunity to help in serving the refugees.
    Rosalind T - USA
  • Lord, I thank you for the faith of Pastor Bassam and his heart for the refugees fleeing Syria. I ask that the authorities would give him permission to operate the church and that you would bless those who attend. Please provide all that the church needs to minister to these broken people. In Jesus's name I pray. Amen.
    Cassie K - USA
  • Father God, I pray for Pastor Bassam and his church in Lebanon and ask that you would protect and keep safe this congregation. Help the word to spread about the good news of Jesus Christ and bring many to faith in this area. Please help this Pastor to have all the resources he needs to continue ministering to the refugees. Help him continue this work.
    Julia F - USA
  • Holy Father, thank you for Pastor Bassam responding to the refugees need. Turn the heart and understanding of the local authorities to be supportive. Remove barriers to the work. Provide for all the needs of the Syrian refugees. Bring and end to this war.
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • Gracious Father God, please bless Pastor Bassam as he serves You in this ministry to refugees. Grant him favor with the authorities. May they see that his ministry is needed and helpful. Protect Pastor Bassam from feeling intimidated after the interrogation. Make him fearless as he follows the calling You gave him. Please bring good health to his wife.
    Jean S - Canada
  • Father, thank You for Pastor Bassam, his wife, and many other front-line workers serving the Church in Lebanon. This pioneer work is not without hardships, trials and persecution so we pray on their behalf for Your continual protection, provision and peace. We pray especially for Pastor Bassam's wife, that You will provide her with physical well-being.
    Patrick V - USA
  • Thank you for the bravery of Pastor Bassam. Please keep his meetings for believers free from interference. May your word keep being proclaimed. May you please heal his wife and let it be a testimony of your power and love through Jesus in his name amen
    Peggy A - USA
  • Father, thank You for Your love for those in Lebanon and faithfulness. Give Pastor Bassam total peace in You and wisdom to answer any inquiries. Grant his request for his wife's healing and may they together minister to many in the name of Jesus. May local officials be convinced that his work brings only good. In Jesus' Name.
    Janie B - USA
  • Father, I pray for Pastor Bassam and ask that you strengthen him. Please allow his church to continue and may many come to know Christ and may the church be built up. I ask for you to heal his wife. In Jesus name, amen.
    Nancy H - USA
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