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July 6, 2015
You can watch the entire discussion from my CFR event on the Council on Foreign Relation’s video, but here is more information about the Biblical heritage of Iraq than I had time to speak about at the event.
July 3, 2015
Caring individuals must continue to raise a huge outcry against the unjust treatment of these pastors. Increase the pressure, and the prayer, NOW!
June 30, 2015
I am pleased to announce the creation of a new website, Save Sudan Pastors, by our friends of Mute No More. As with efforts for Meriam Ibrahim last summer, we hope our Save Sudan Pastors advocacy will attract dozens of organizations to show solidarity.
June 21, 2015
Please pray today and make a special effort to pray every day leading up to the next hearing for the pastors on Thursday, June 25. Ask God for their speedy release so that they don’t miss any other Father’s Days or any days with their families.
June 19, 2015
The plight of Christians and other religious minorities being persecuted by violence has touched people around the globe, and particularly brought conviction to fellow Christians who feel helpless in the face of such evil.
June 8, 2015
The sad truth is that statements that create doubt about Sudan’s persecution and genocide – and about the regime that perpetrates it – give the U.S. government and the world community one more excuse to not act to stop it.
June 5, 2015
Four years ago today, the Government of Sudan began a war against the people of the Nuba Mountains that is still raging. It is madness to expect the regime to stop its genocidal jihad.
May 29, 2015
There must be an outcry that signals to Khartoum that fellow Christians and other concerned citizens are aware of the egregious persecution of the Revs Yat Michael Ruot and Peter Yen Reith, considered Sudan’s “marginalized people” – marginalized for both their Christian faith and their African ethnicity.
May 24, 2015
Dennis didn’t live long enough to become a veteran and ride a Harley. He went down with the ship, along with the other 98 crewmen of the USS Scorpion, a nuclear submarine that was lost on May 22, 1968.
May 19, 2015
Simon Deng, wants President Obama to act quickly to stop the destruction of the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan.
May 15, 2015
For the most part, Iraqi Christians are given the exact opposite of preferential treatment. To deem it preferential would be laughable, and Western Christians should be working to change the narrative.
May 7, 2015
“We want those persecuted for standing steadfast to their faith to feel encouraged,” said St. John…to know that although the international community is slow to coordinate an effective response, ordinary people around the world are in solidarity with them right now.”