‘Christ at the Checkpoint’ Looks to Chip Away at Evangelical Support for Israel

by (@JeffreyHWalton) March 6, 2014

Some Evangelical activists are preparing a provocatively titled conference ostensibly gathering about “empowering the Palestinian church.”

GOOD NEWS: UMC Agency Offers Resources for International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

by (@JohnLomperis) November 6, 2013

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.

A Florida Megachurch Pastor’s Islamist Associations

by (@TheIRD) April 9, 2013

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 […]

A History of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

by (@TheIRD) November 9, 2012

  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 […]

A Resource for Intercession and Advocacy

by (@TheIRD) September 19, 2012

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 & […]