"During church services in Syria and in Lebanon, there are amazing scenes taking place. Take, for example, on one recent Sunday morning in a Lebanese church, a transformation continued. Early in the morning, busses stopped in front of the church. Groups of Syrian refugees jumped from the busses and walked into the building. The pastor even started a second service on Sunday mornings to have enough room to accommodate refugees and his own church members.
"During the services, veiled women sang praises to God. Later, their children sang two moving songs with all their hearts while making the gestures, filling the building with joy and painting many smiles on their parents’ faces.
"In Lebanon, a miracle has happened. Previously, many Lebanese Christians hated the Syrians because of the actions Syrians carried out during the occupation of Lebanon less than a decade ago. Now they embrace many of them.
"Many former Muslims have entered the church buildings in other countries such as Syria. Recently a young Christian woman from Syria even said: “Thank God that we have gone through this crisis. We, as a church, became stronger because of it...'”