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February 3, 2016
We are grateful for the opportunity to share with new readers through Patheos the things in life about which we are most passionate…as a former pastor of mine used to say, “the things that make you pound the table!”
October 27, 2015
Individual religious liberty is an essential ingredient of democracy and justice. But concern for the religious liberty of our persecuted brothers and sisters must also be at the center of who we are and what we do as American Christians.
July 3, 2015
Caring individuals must continue to raise a huge outcry against the unjust treatment of these pastors. Increase the pressure, and the prayer, NOW!
June 30, 2015
I am pleased to announce the creation of a new website, Save Sudan Pastors, by our friends of Mute No More. As with efforts for Meriam Ibrahim last summer, we hope our Save Sudan Pastors advocacy will attract dozens of organizations to show solidarity.
June 5, 2015
Four years ago today, the Government of Sudan began a war against the people of the Nuba Mountains that is still raging. It is madness to expect the regime to stop its genocidal jihad.
May 5, 2015
Wouldn’t it be great if Christians in the West all committed daily to praying a Psalm on behalf of our persecuted brothers and sisters?
April 20, 2015
The news originating from Libya over the last 4 days seems to be such that when one thinks it cannot possibly get worse, the next item in the news cycle is more horrific than the one before.
April 7, 2015
Zahid Yousaf, the cousin of Church of the Holy Spirit’s Ruby Ilyas, was part of the security for Christ Church, Lahore. He halted the progress of a terrorist who exploded himself outside, instead of inside, the crowded building where hundreds had taken cover. Zahid is a martyr; he is one of ours.
April 3, 2015
Institute on Religion and Democracy Press Release April 3, 2015 Contact: Jeff Walton office: 202-682-4131, cell: 202-413-5639, e-mail: jwalton@TheIRD.org “We have a responsibility to our fellow Christians to pray for them – continuously and…