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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.”
May 5, 2015
Wouldn’t it be great if Christians in the West all committed daily to praying a Psalm on behalf of our persecuted brothers and sisters?
April 13, 2015
Tonight at 10PM ET, on Al Jazeera America, Fault Lines is broadcasting a special about South Sudan. “South Sudan: Country of Dreams” has been months in the making…I know, because I was interviewed in January.
April 7, 2015
Zahid Yousaf, the cousin of Church of the Holy Spirit’s Ruby Ilyas, was part of the security for Christ Church, Lahore. He halted the progress of a terrorist who exploded himself outside, instead of inside, the crowded building where hundreds had taken cover. Zahid is a martyr; he is one of ours.
March 31, 2015
Today, March 31, 2015 marks the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Security Council’s referral of the genocide in Darfur to the International Criminal Court. Several top leaders of Sudan’s National Islamic Front regime, including President Omar al Bashir, were indicted as war criminals. But, outrageously, up to now, there have been no arrests, no prosecutions of these genocidaires.
March 31, 2015
The bombing of two churches in Lahore by the Taliban “underscores growing intolerance towards minority groups” says Pakistan’s Ecumenical Commission on Human Development.
March 25, 2015
Whether you like loud, wild Irish worship parties or prefer Bach’s Soli Deo Gloria, you will want to pray this with Rend Collective, the spiritual descendants of the Bangor monks’ perpetual worship: “Build Your kingdom here. Let the darkness fear. Show Your mighty hand. Heal our streets and land.”
March 16, 2015
Pakistani Christians have turned the other cheek and have no cheeks left to turn. Who is championing their cause? Their greatest champion was murdered for trying to bring religious freedom to the country.
March 13, 2015
Are you sickened by what ISIS is doing, and sick of people talking about ISIS and not doing anything? We have an organized plan to engage together in a 4Actions/4Friends/4ISISDefeat campaign.