Socializing and doing things together with family and friends is a huge value in the Middle East, so shopping malls are actually a big thing here. Last month our friends took me and Elmarie to one of the malls here. This is actually one of the smaller ones, and it was early on a Friday […]
Galleries of Photos taken from Scott and Elmarie’s life in Lebanon and journeys to different parts of the Middle East
I wasn’t much of a photography guy before moving to the Middle East, but there’s something about the images here that capture me. It’s in the daily life stuff–the streets and the people and the markets–that I find so much life and beauty. When Elmarie and I spent several days in Basra, Iraq last month, […]
Elmarie and I got to spend some time in Baghdad in April. I loved being able to drive (or, more accurately, “be driven”) through the streets and observe the people, the life. Here are some of the images.
For the past two years, it has been my huge privilege to get to know the 67 men, women and kids who were forced from their homes in Mosul, Qaraqosh and Bartola, and now make their home in converted classrooms on the Presbyterian Church campus in Kirkuk, Iraq. Last month, I was able to reunite […]
This are a few of the mosques bombed by militants in Homs–a reminder that Muslims, too, are being impacted by this disease of extremism.