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July 27, 2014
Christians best advocate for human love and dignity by demonstrating it among themselves, especially by speaking when any part of the Body of Christ suffers for the faith.
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?
June 12, 2014
Indonesia is the most populous Muslim country in the world. Its decline into extremism and intolerance does not bode well for the future.
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.
May 24, 2014
Meriam Ishag, a Christian, was sentenced to death for apostasy in Sudan. Her Muslim brother turned her in because of “honor.”
May 9, 2014
Forty American Anglican (U.S.) bishops, as well as the Most Rev. Robert Duncan, the Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America, have signed on to a Pledge of Solidarity & Call to Action on behalf of Christians and Other Small Religious Communities in Egypt, Iraq, and Syria. The Anglican bishops represented the largest single group to declare their solidarity with the persecuted in these three beleaguered nations.
April 20, 2014
For many Christians around the world, Good Friday is always present. But even those who live with oppression, hunger, imprisonment, torture, and death know in their hearts the reality that they are Easter People, and “Alleluia” is their song.
April 17, 2014
An explosion devastated a busy bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Monday, April 14, 2014. It was the latest in a series of terrorist attacks on Africa’s most populous nation. No group had claimed credit for the attack as of Monday, but Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan laid the blame at the feet of Boko Haram, the Islamist terrorist group seeking the eradication of Christians and the Islamization of Nigeria.
April 12, 2014
The Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan has just elected the Rt. Rev. Ezekiel Kondo as the new Archbishop for Sudan (the north). Kondo, who has been the Bishop of Khartoum since 2003 will now oversee all the Internal Province of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan.
April 11, 2014
Open Doors estimates Iran has 370,000 “new Christians from a Muslim background.” The organization says many Iranians have become Christians because of Christian television programming from other nations.
Refugees from Iran say that Christians have boldly begun discussing their faith with Muslim neighbors.
April 3, 2014
Last week I traveled to Ottawa for a consultation of religious liberty organizations working in partnership. Being with others who have a passion for the persecuted was very encouraging. So were messages from Canada’s Ambassador for Religious Freedom and from a member of the Canadian Parliament.
March 27, 2014
Oppression under the “moderate” President Rouhani is even greater than under the more vocally extreme President Ahmadinejad.