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Iraqi Christian refugees ask if Christians in the West care what happens to them. (Photo credit: Philos Project)

State Department Says No to Iraqi Christians

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.

Cherrie Anderson from Ooberfuse with Iraqi Christian refugee children. (Photo credit: Ooberfuse.com)

Ooberfuse Answers My Prayer

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.”

My God is my Rock, in whom I take refuge. (Photo Credit: Faith J. H. McDonnell, El Capitan, Yosemite)

Praying Psalms for the Persecuted Church

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?

Pakistani Christians protest following the Taliban suicide bombings in Lahore (Photo credit: UCANews.com)

Helping Pakistani Christian Victims of Terrorism

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.

Saint Michael the Archangel (Photo credit: Image Buddy)

Grassroots Prayer and Activism for Protection of People and Defeat of ISIS

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.

Sudanese Government ramps up attacks in Darfur and Nuba Mountains (Photo credit: Nuba Reports)

Sudan. The Other Caliphate Builder.

February 28, 2015

We have quickly discovered the truth about ISIS. But, as I mentioned here, ISIS is not alone in caliphate-building, nor are they the first Islamist group to revive the agenda and methods of the war-time Mohammed.  The…

We don't want to counter violent extremism, we want to defeat jihad. (Photo Credit: Center for Security Policy)

Countering Jihad Part 3: Take Action Now! What You Can Do This Week

February 17, 2015

You can help declare we do not want to “counter violent extremism” we want to #DefeatJihad, Wed, Feb 18, as part of Twitter Rally to shed light on the Countering Violent Extremism Summit at the White House.

Brother Rashid and some tough truth telling.

Countering Jihad Part 2: Fighting the Islamic State in the War of Ideas

February 17, 2015

We must remember the bigger picture: A global caliphate, a world dominated by Islam, is the goal of IS and other Islamist groups.

Iraqi children displaced by the Islamic State (Photo credit: Dale Gavlak for CNS)

Countering Jihad Part 1: Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Iraq Can’t Wait

February 16, 2015

Christians and other minorities in Iraq cannot wait for the United States government to grasp adequately the ideology behind what it terms “violent extremism.”

A number of us who protested went into the Washington Hilton when the breakfast was over to try to educate people   about the man with whom they had breakfast. (Photo credit: E. Sprague)

The National Prayer Breakfast: The Protest

February 10, 2015

As President Obama condemned slavery in America, and the head of slave raids in South Sudan sat listening as an honored guest, we protesters stood outside as a witness to that outrage.

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Christmas and “The Least Common Denominator Jesus”

December 18, 2014

Christians from a Muslim background do not look for fake similarities between Jesus and Isa, in hopes of appeasing those who oppose Christ’s Sonship.

Washington National Cathedral (Photo credit: Faith J. H. McDonnell)

A Letter to Global South Anglicans

November 14, 2014

One wonders how far the Cathedral will go to accommodate the service. Will they remove the Cross?