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Morning and Evening Prayers for Iraq

August 20, 2014

If you’re serious about praying for persecuted Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities like the Yazidis, here are 2 prayers to pray daily as a spiritual discipline & an offering to the Lord on behalf of the persecuted.

Christians from Mosul took refuge in this Iraqi town before ISIS attacked, forcing them to flee again. (Photo credit:  Allen Kakony for Aletia)

What Can YOU Do for Persecuted Iraqis? (Part 2)

August 18, 2014

We can’t force the U.S. government to save Christians and other religious minorities of Iraq from ISIS, but we can do what we can do: pray, be a voice, and urge our government not to look the other way.

The people of Ninevah repent and turn to the Lord after God sends Jonah to preach to them. (Christoph Weigel: Jonah in Ninevah)

What Can YOU Do for Persecuted Iraqis? (Part 1)

August 17, 2014

We are sickened by the destruction in Iraq at the hands of ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria). But what can we do, besides adopting the ن on social media, to help persecuted Iraqis?

Rabbi David Saperstein speaks in 2013 at the World Economic Forum. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Rabbi David Saperstein Nominated for Religious Freedom Post

July 29, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday the nomination of Rabbi David Nathan Saperstein for the position of ambassador at large for international religious freedom.

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Fight for Meriam’s Freedom!

July 7, 2014

Meriam inspired thousands by defying Shariah’s claims to her body, mind, and spirit! She encouraged the Sudanese people by opening her mouth and speaking truth. Will you open your mouth and speak for Meriam?

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#RescueMeriam: Highlights from the Protests

June 20, 2014

Perhaps you have never been to a demonstration before. Here in Washington, DC, we see and participate in all kinds.

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IRD, Over Three Dozen Groups to Demonstrate Against Apostasy Death Sentence for Sudanese Christian

June 11, 2014

Over 40 organizations are joining together in protest of a death sentence ruling handed down by the Government of Sudan to a Sudanese Christian woman accused of adultery and apostasy from Islam.

Some of the heroes of Tiananmen Square, members of the 21 Most Wanted by the People's Republic of China, testify at a hearing by the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights. (Photo credit: Initiatives for China)

Remembering Tienanmen Square

June 4, 2014

In the wake of the dream of freedom for China crushed by Communist tanks at Tienanmen Square, many of the original heroes of the movement have embraced the freedom found in a relationship with Jesus Christ. The fusion of the pro-democracy movement and the Chinese Church is proving to be shaking up China as never before!

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Saturday Morning Prayer for the Worldwide Persecuted Church

May 30, 2014

Don’t sleep in on Saturday morning! Grab a cup of coffee and join hundreds of fellow believers around the U.S. in the 5/31 TOGETHER FOR THE PERSECUTED CHURCH National Conference Call/Prayer Summit for the persecuted church around the world.

Daniel Wani and Mariem Yahya Ibrahim (Photo credit: Gabriel Wani)

Senators Call for Asylum for Imprisoned Christian as State Dept. Demands DNA Test

May 28, 2014

Sudan is making an example of Meriam Yahya Ibrahim. Now it is up to the United States government and concerned citizens to make their response to Sudan’s treatment of Ibrahim an example – an example of effective, aggressive advocacy.

The USS Scorpion (Photo Credit: Naval History and Heritage Command)

In Peril on the Sea

May 26, 2014

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.

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Khartoum. Meriam is an Orthodox Christian. (Photo credit: Wiyiyit.com)

EXECUTION COULD COME THURSDAY FOR MERIAM

May 14, 2014

Take the misogyny, the rage against infidels, and the strict adherence to the Koran that allows for no other way of life manifested in Boko Haram, telescope it, and you have the death sentence given to Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, 27, by the Islamist Government of Sudan.