Sports Mirror the Battles of Life

by (@TheIRD) April 19, 2014

We say we “play” golf, tennis, soccer, football, and other games. Even professionals “play” their sport. The problem is that we’ve figured out a way to “play” these sports without actually playing.

An Archbishop for Northern Sudan

by (@Cuchulain09) 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.

Lord Alton Challenges West: Respond to Persecution!

by (@Cuchulain09) March 20, 2014

Speaking at Brentwood Cathedral, Essex for Lent, Lord Alton of Liverpool criticized the response of the West to global Christian persecution. “Secular society has got its priorities wrong but so have western churches which too easily become intoxicated with their own introspective navel-gazing,” Alton declared. He challenged Western Christians to more courageously decide “what to do with the time that is given us.”

IRD Grieves the Loss of Keith Roderick, Defender of the Persecuted Church

by (@JeffreyHWalton) March 12, 2014

Father Keith, as he was known to thousands of the oppressed across the globe – from believers in the Soviet Union, to Copts, to redeemed slaves and persecuted Christians from Sudan and South Sudan – passed away during the night of Monday, March 10 at his home in Springfield, Illinois.

House Hearing Declares “Four Darfurs” In Sudan

by (@Cuchulain09) February 28, 2014

For what was perhaps the first time in a congressional hearing on Sudan, testimony highlighted Khartoum’s more stealthy jihad against the Beja people of eastern Sudan and the Nubians in the far north. Witness Dr. Walid Phares declared that Darfur, Nuba/Blue Nile State, Beja-land, and Nubia constitute “four Darfurs” in Sudan.

Act Today! National Call-In Day on Sudan/South Sudan

by (@Cuchulain09) February 28, 2014

With just a quick telephone call to your member of Congress today, you can join thousands of caring citizens across the country to help bring peace, justice, and religious freedom to the people of Sudan. You may be the catalyst for your member of Congress taking an interest in the situation in Sudan.

Pray that God will use this day to bring many new co-sponsors of H.R.1692 on board, and many new members of Congress into the Sudan Caucus, in order to bring hope and help to the people of Sudan and South Sudan.

16 Things I Learned at Yida Refugee Camp

by (@Cuchulain09) November 20, 2013

In October I spent three days at Yida Camp, the home to some 68,000 refugees from the Nuba Mountains. I learned many things at Yida. In fact, I was originally going to entitle this post “Five Things I Learned at Yida Refugee Camp.” And this is just the beginning.

Brian McLaren’s Five Errors about Christian Persecution, Part One

by (@Cuchulain09) October 10, 2013

Graduate school at the University of Maryland (recently named the 10th best party school in the United States) was quite a shock after the protected, Christian environment of my college. So in the hedonistic sea of fellow teaching assistants and much of the English Department faculty, I was overjoyed to meet another Christian who, like me, was teaching freshmen composition while working on a Master’s degree.

Together We Can Thunder for the People of Sudan

by (@Cuchulain09) October 2, 2013

As part of the Act for Sudan alliance, IRD is asking you to consider joining the National Call-In Day for Sudan that takes place tomorrow, October 3, from 9AM-5PM. Act for Sudan says: As you probably know, peaceful protests in Khartoum and around the country of Sudan are being met with brutal government force. The […]

Rep. Wolf Tells President Obama: Arrest Sudan’s Bashir

by (@Cuchulain09) September 24, 2013

Yesterday, September 23, the office of U.S. Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA) spoke out about the proposed visit of Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir to the United States for the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York. Wolf’s press statement and accompanying letter to President Obama adds the strength of this veteran advocate for human rights and religious freedom to others […]