Joyful Christmas Greetings 2012
December 22, 2012
“Because the heart of our God is full of loving-kindness for us, a light from heaven will shine on us. It will give light to those who live in darkness and are under the shadow of death. It will lead our feet in the way of peace.”
Luke 1: 76-79 (New Life Version)
Dear Friends and family,
From Bethlehem, the birthplace of our Lord and Savior, we send you our Christmas Greetings!
This last summer and fall, we travelled to the US journeying in 20 states to visit and share with friends and churches who partner with us and Bethlehem Bible College ministries. Along the way we visited family members and joined in their celebrations, in particular the 50th wedding anniversary of Elizabeth & Ibrahim Siryani (Alex’s sister & brother-in-law). This nomadic style...
— December 17, 2011
“Jesus Christ is the Same—Yesterday, Today and Forever.” Hebrews 13:8
Dear Friends and Family,
We want to celebrate Christmas:
Not because great things happened some 2000 yrs...
Christmas 2010 greeting
— December 22, 2010
Dear friends and family,
Christmas greetings of peace, joy and love and all the best for a Happy New Year!
We thank God for you and your support to the ministries we serve—Bethlehem...
Christmas Greetings 2009
— December 24, 2009
From Bethlehem, we echo the angels’ greetings to the shepherds on the first Christmas, a greeting of peace and favor for you and all your loved ones!
Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!
2008-Twelve Months of Blessings
— December 15, 2008
" . . . A Light from on high will dawn upon us and visit us; to shine upon and give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct and guide our feet in a straight line into...
— May 28, 2008
Palestinian Memories: The Story of a Palestinian Mother and Her People
By Rev. Alex Awad
(The 385-page book is in hardback and contains pictures in full color. It can be ordered...
Easter Greetings 2008
— March 25, 2008
Dear family and friends,
Love and greetings from Jerusalem!
After a cold winter, we are seeing some nice spring (summer-like temperatures) weather, though it is a bit...
2006-Year in Review
— January 2, 2007
The year 2006 began with the usual January activities. In the Holy Land, Christmas extends almost to the end of January to incorporate both Eastern and Western traditions. The month was also busy with...
— December 22, 2005
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Bethlehem lights brighten this Christmas both along the streets and around the Church of the Nativity.
For many people young or old, Christmas...