2015 Youth Gathering in Detroit: Arab Christians are our Neighbors
Rani Abdulmasih began his career as a synthetic chemist before being called as a mission developer and pastor to one of the only Arabic speaking Lutheran churches in the ELCA. Rani is a respected leader in interfaith dialogue in the Detroit area. He is a board member of the Middle East Peace Civic Forum and is a member of BRIDGES (Building Respect in Diverse Groups to Enhance Sensitivity) established to strengthen the relationship between the Arab American community and the federal government. He is the recipient of the Building Bridges award for emphasizing the importance of the Christian-Muslim dialogue locally and globally.