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January 29, 2015
After many visits to Iraq, I now returned to face a genocide of the Christians in Iraq I loved and the realization the Iraq I knew no longer exists.
January 21, 2015
Some Christians are in denial about the evil we face, and pray passively “for peace,” but the Bible tells us do battle against principalities, powers, the rulers of the darkness of this world, and against spiritual wickedness in high places.
January 9, 2015
Today there are “Father Glebs” in Nigeria, Syria, Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan, Sudan, and elsewhere, self-sacrificially speaking out for the persecuted. When they hear these voices, does the Western Church care?
November 8, 2014
Oslo, Norway hosted a gathering of parliamentarians from the world over to discuss how to jointly combat rising religious persecution and protect religious freedom globally.
November 2, 2014
Today important issues clamor for our attention. In fact, many of those issues are represented in blog posts on Juicy Ecumenism. So it is a challenge to claim attention — even from Christians —…
October 7, 2014
IRD hosted a meeting with Sister Hatune Dogan, a Syrian Orthodox nun that ministers to victims of persecution in Iraq and Syria.
October 6, 2014
I remember when the Sudanese Lost Boys arrived, with little more than the clothes on their backs. The one prized possession that many clutched was the Bible.
September 16, 2014
“In the Middle East and in Africa, silence is not ‘golden’ anymore. Silence is full of blood.”