The Author

Marwan Aboul-Zelof is the planting pastor of City Bible Church in Beirut, Lebanon. He served in a two-year church plant residency at Redeemer Church of Dubai before moving to Beirut. Marwan and his wife, Marci, have been married since 2010 and have two young sons. You can follow him on Twitter.

Why We’re Church Planting in a Conflict Zone

There’s something about being in a conflict zone that strips away all that is fleeting and confronts you with the big questions of life.