An official agency for the United Methodist Church has some good online resources for observing the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church this month.
By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) Pastor Joel C. Hunter of Florida’s Northland Church is under fire for his stance against the state’s proposed legislation based on American Laws for American Courts. He chose a peculiar individual to help make his case: Atif Fareed, former chairman of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Florida. The influence of Pastor Hunter is […]
By Faith McDonnell This weekend holds another special event, in addition to the 237th birthday of the United States Marine Corps on Saturday, November 10, and Veteran’s Day on Sunday, “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” November 11 is also the annual observance of the International Day of Prayer for […]
By Faith McDonnell Sorrow & Blood: Christian Mission in Contexts of Suffering, Persecution, and Martyrdom is a new book from the World Evangelical Alliance’s Mission Commission. It is not a slim volume. It took 560 pages to produce a sufficiently comprehensive global study of persecution and suffering in the Body of Christ. And even so, Sorrow & […]