Author: Amira Farhoud

Merry Christmas from Bethlehem!

The Bethlehem Bible College gift shop is proud to present our Christmas 2015 collection. Each of these handmade items has been specially chosen by our gift shop staff. Make the season brighter by helping BBC to support local artisans and the Christian community in the Holy Land, while also adding a unique and beautiful touch […]

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Oct
29

Al-Basma Center:“Putting a smile on the faces of the adults with special needs”

Amira FarhoudAmira is the Communications Coordinator of Bethlehem Bible College. She is a committed Palestinian Christian who has a passion for writing about the intersection of faith and seeking justice for her fellow countrymen. To read more of her writings sign up for Bethlehem Bible College’s monthly newsletter.

By Amira Farhoud | Holy Land Tales
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Oct
29

“From Out of Egypt I called My Son”

From the furnace of Egypt is emerging a church that is burning with love and passion and zeal for the Lord.  Out of a time of great distress and persecution, a spark has caught flame in that nation that is spreading across the Arab world.  We at Bethlehem Bible College are thrilled that one of […]

By Amira Farhoud | Encounter Blog
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Igniting Passion: Athletes Set on Fire to Impact the World

‘The separation wall is not the only wall in Bethlehem’ says Judy Fox, Founder of Ignite International.’ There are many other invisible walls that are separating people in this region; religious, gender and political’. For Judy this is where sports can play a pivotal role in breaking down barriers. Judy believes sport is a universal […]

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Munther Isaac our New Academic Dean

Editor’s Note: For this section of our new Newsletter, we thought that the best way for you to know more about our students, staff and faculty is I have the pleasure to introduce Munther Isaac as our new Academic Dean. He also happens to be a good friend mine, my favorite teacher and my boss. Dr. […]

By Amira Farhoud | Encounter Blog
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Oct
23

A Place of Refuge for the Developmentally Disabled

BBC is currently highlighting a series of local ministries who work with the developmentally disabled in this region.  We are helping to support these ministries by carrying their hand-made products in our gift shop, some of which we are especially highlighting for this Christmas season. This week, we would like to introduce you to Al-Malath […]

By Amira Farhoud | Holy Land Tales . News
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Oct
02

BBC Hosts the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities Exam for Tour Guide License

This past Tuesday 29th of September, Bethlehem Bible College had the honor to receive members of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and students from different colleges and universities across the West Bank to conduct the annual exam that gives aspiring tour guides their license. Rev. President Jack Sara opened the exam, with encouraging words […]

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Sep
30

Interview with Dr. Mubarak Awad

The “Gandhi of Palestine” has returned to the place that needs him the most Dr. Mubarak Awad is a world-famous Palestinian nonviolent activist. He is also known as the “Gandhi of Palestine.” Dr. Awad is the founder of the Nonviolence International, which is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has worked with the likes of Yasser […]

By Amira Farhoud | Encounter Blog . Post
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Sep
30

BBC Students Joined the World Week for Peace in Palestine-Israel

“Lord we pray for the separation wall; may You intervene and let this wall fall so we can live in peace with all of our neighbors.” As Palestinian Christian Students, we have a voice and a calling to take a stand; a stand against injustice, separation walls, and the continued confiscation of Palestinian lands. We […]

By Amira Farhoud | Holy Land Tales
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Sep
22

Shepherd’s Society Celebrates the Opening of New Offices

“I was hungry and you gave Me something to eat…” ~Jesus Christ The Shepherd’s Society, the charitable arm of Bethlehem Bible College, celebrated the opening of new offices this morning, on the campus of BBC.  As the community outreach arm of BBC, the Society was established in 1996 to meet the practical needs of the […]

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