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Mideast Christians, Immigration & Social Justice

August 20, 2014

As an Evangelical, I believed that “social justice” was meant especially for persons persecuted for their faith, including Mideast Christians…

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?

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The Church Is a Family

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.

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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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Indonesia Destroying Churches as Islamist Influence Grows

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.

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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.

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Media Misses Role of ‘Honor’ in Conviction of Sudanese Woman

May 24, 2014

Meriam Ishag, a Christian, was sentenced to death for apostasy in Sudan. Her Muslim brother turned her in because of “honor.”

The College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America praying for the Bishop of Iran during their meeting in January 2013. (Photo credit: Anglican Church in North America).

41 American Anglican Bishops Stand in Solidarity with Persecuted Believers

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.

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Alleluia is Our Song

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.

Aftermath of jihad attack on  Abuja bus station, April 14, 2014. (Photo credit: AFP)

Slaughter in Nigeria — Where Is the State Department?

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.

The Rt. Rev. Andudu Adam el Nail, the Most Rev. Ezekiel Kondo, and Mama Surya at Kondo's election as Archbishop of the Sudan. (Photo credit: Bishop Andudu)

An Archbishop for Northern Sudan

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.

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More Muslims May Be Coming To Christ in Iran Than Anywhere Else

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.