Posts Tagged ‘ Christians ’

Thanksgiving Day 2015

Nov 26th, 2015 | By

Real Meaning of Thanksgiving –

Thanksgiving in America has clearly been about giving thanks to God, up until the last half of the 20th Century. The early documents of the nation, even from the Continental Congress, show the meaning of Thanksgiving as intended by the nation’s Founders as a day of reverence to God

The Problem Of Islam And The Islamic State

Nov 13th, 2015 | By

“It’s time for a sea change in the Christian response to persecution. Prayers and charity are not enough,” he writes. “It’s time for American Christians to lead, to demand a response and – crucially – to participate in the conflict … Destroy ISIS. Not just for America, but also for the church.”

Christians In Fight Against ISIS Blocked From Weapons, Equipment By D.C. Lobbyists

Nov 13th, 2015 | By

Lobbyists in D.C. are blocking weapons and equipment from reaching Dwekh Nawsha, the Christian militia force that has been fighting ISIS in Iraq’s Assyrian Nineveh plains, according to retired Lt. Col. Sargis Sangari, an American advisor.­ Originally reluctant to fight, Christians decided to take up arms and defend their homeland after ISIS’ brutal onslaught in Iraq…

Persecuted Pakistani Christian Meets American Brethren

Nov 10th, 2015 | By

By Andrew Herrod: “We witness our Christian faith and proclaim the word of God in the land where Islamic fundamentalists and extremists are in power,” stated recently a Pakistani Christian to a Washington, DC, area Christian gathering.   Speaking anonymously for fear of reprisals back home, “Thomas” expressed with somewhat rudimentary English stark views about Islam

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Church Building Burned Down In Eastern Sudan

Nov 2nd, 2015 | By

Radical Muslims suspected. By Our Sudan Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – On top of recent government demolitions of church buildings, suspected Muslim extremists in Sudan’s eastern city of Al Qadarif this month set fire to one used by a 500-member congregation, sources said. Leaders from the Lutheran Church of Sudan said they suspect

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Christian Supports Syria’s “Revolution” At Georgetown University

Oct 19th, 2015 | By

Supporters of overthrowing Syrian dictator Bashar Assad are truly rare among that country’s Christian minority, yet Georgetown University’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Christian-Muslim Understanding (ACMCU) found one. Hartford Seminary Professor Najib George Awad’s September 28 presentation (audio) before six people in ACMCU’s boardroom continued a longstanding, surreal ACMCU pattern of never locating Christians with any fears of Islam.

Catholic Group Says Christians Face Eradication In Several Nations

Oct 15th, 2015 | By

An influential Catholic charity and advocacy group warns in a new report that Christianity may be “eradicated” in several nations as persecution of Christians has worsened over the last two years in countries such as China, Indonesia, Iraq, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Sudan and Syria.

Chairman’s Report for October 2nd, 2015

Oct 8th, 2015 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Update:  Mission report from Erbil, Iraq – Christian refugees continue to pour in Update:  Christmas for Refugees program tests in Iraq successful New:       Unfinished buildings used to house refugees in Iraq New:       Religious Freedom Coalition adds Legislative Coordinator to work Capitol Hill Christian population has tripled in Iraqi Kurdistan

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The plight of displaced Iraqi Christians who fled to Kurdish areas

Oct 6th, 2015 | By

A first hand report from Iraq By William J. Murray, Chairman of the Religious Freedom Coalition: (Erbil, Iraq) Dozens of skeletons of large multi-story buildings rising above the streets in Ankawa and Erbil, Iraq, are now home to Christians fleeing the Islamic State. Not so long ago construction was booming in the Erbil area, which

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For the sake of Christians in the Middle East, a papal wake-up call

Oct 6th, 2015 | By

By George J. Marlin, chairman of Aid to the Church in Need U.S.A: ON THE EVE of Pope Francis’ visit to the US, there were two significant developments with regard to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East: Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, Nevada Republican, and Anna G. Eshoo, California Democrat, introduced a Congressional resolution denouncing

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