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Arthur and Louise Brown
Lebanon
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Arthur and Louise come from east London and were part of the Urban Expression church planting initiative. Both are qualified youth and community workers and Arthur managed the Oasis youth work and ministry degree course before starting with BMS. Both have specialised working with marginalised individuals, Louise with homeless refugees and sex workers and Arthur with young people at risk of social and educational exclusion. Arthur and Louise joined BMS as long-term workers to Beirut, Lebanon in 2005. Here they have been involved in urban community development and youth ministry. Arthur trains youth ministers at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary and Louise works with Palestinian refugees. Arthur's interests include white water kayaking, his 1973 VW Camper Van, Arsenal, reading, applied theology, playing guitar and listening to music. Louise enjoys reading fantasy novels, playing board games and supports Manchester United. They both enjoy playing badminton, cooking, socialising with friends and curries. Arthur and Louise have four children: Jessica, Naomi, Jack and Jonathan, and their home church is Cable Street Community Church, Shadwell.
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  • 12 Jul 2018
    How Do Followers of Christ Make Sense of and Engage with Other Faiths? Highlights from Middle East Consultation 2018 كيف يفهم أتباع المسيح الإيمان الآخر وينخرطون معه؟ أبرز ما ورد في مؤتمر الشرق الأوسط 2018
    Posted by Arthur and Louise Brown at 13:50 on Jul 12th, 2018
    The purpose of IMES’ Middle East Consultation (MEC) is to equip participants to respond in prophetic and Christ-like ways to the many challenges facing Christians and Muslims in and beyond the Middle East. For its part, MEC 2018 – Jesus Christ and the Religious Other: Toward a Biblical Understan
  • 5 Jul 2018
    Lessons from Lebanon: Responding to Refugees and Migrants with the Heart of Christ دروس نتعلّمها من لبنان: الاستجابة للاجئين بقلب المسيح
    Posted by Arthur and Louise Brown at 12:08 on Jul 5th, 2018
    By Robert Hamd Throughout my ministry, I have been blessed by countless books, courses, lectures, and scholarship from leading, mostly Western, voices. I earned my doctorate from a prominent Christian institution in the West. I speak with many pastors, church leaders, and practitioners, from the Wes
  • 28 Jun 2018
    Faith Leaders: Partners for Change قادة الإيمان: شركاء في التغيير
    Posted by Arthur and Louise Brown at 12:21 on Jun 28th, 2018
    By Kathryn Kraft I was recently chatting with a senior leader of an Orthodox church in Lebanon, who told me he wanted charities and NGOs, especially faith-based organisations, to take his advice more seriously. He explained to me that it was important for them to consult with him about what to do in
  • 21 Jun 2018
    Religion, Violence, and Evil: A History in 550 Words الدين والعنف والشر: لمحة تاريخيّة في ٥٥٠ كلمة
    Posted by Arthur and Louise Brown at 13:00 on Jun 21st, 2018
    By Martin Accad The debate about the nature of the relationship between religion, violence, and evil has been rather lively in recent months and years. Between the nauseating treatment of Muslim dissidents and non-Muslims in Syria and Iraq in the name of “Islam,” the continued bloody oppression
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  • 24 Mar 2017
    An update from Arthur
    Posted by Arthur and Louise Brown at 16:34 on Mar 24th, 2017
  • 24 Mar 2017
    An update from Louise
    Posted by Arthur and Louise Brown at 16:33 on Mar 24th, 2017
  • Louise Brown will be on home assignment in the UK from 17 September to 30 September and from 12 November to 25 November 2018.

    Please note Louise’s schedule is now fully booked.

     

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How Do Followers of Christ Make Sense of and Engage with Other Faiths? Highlights from Middle East Consultation 2018 كيف يفهم أتباع المسيح الإيمان الآخر وينخرطون معه؟ أبرز ما ورد في مؤتمر الشرق الأوسط 2018
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The purpose of IMES’ Middle East Consultation (MEC) is to equip participants to respond in prophetic and Christ-like ways to...

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Lessons from Lebanon: Responding to Refugees and Migrants with the Heart of Christ دروس نتعلّمها من لبنان: الاستجابة للاجئين بقلب المسيح
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By Robert Hamd Throughout my ministry, I have been blessed by countless books, courses, lectures, and scholarship from leading, mostly Western,...

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Faith Leaders: Partners for Change قادة الإيمان: شركاء في التغيير
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By Kathryn Kraft I was recently chatting with a senior leader of an Orthodox church in Lebanon, who told me he...

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