Rouhani puts peaceful face on nuclear Iran

PRAYER ALERT: On Sept. 19 Iran’s new president Hassan Rouhani published an opinion piece in the Washington Post seeking “constructive dialogue” with other nations, including the US. On the same day NBC News broadcast an interview in which Rouhani said, “We do not seek war with any country.” This contrasts sharply with Iran’s hostile posture […] Continue reading →

Will pastor Abedini be freed by Iran reforms?

PRAYER ALERT: Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini has been incarcerated since September 2012 for Christian activities in Iran. Now that new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani plans to introduce reforms, will the plight of Pastor Abedini change? As he opens doors to diplomacy with the West, Rouhani is promising new freedoms for Iranians in response to charges […] Continue reading →

Tuff love disarms Georgia school gunman

NEWS UPDATE: What a difference Christian loving care makes. Michael Brandon Hill, 20, brought an AK 47-style rifle and almost 500 rounds of ammunition to McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Georgia. But he did not shoot any students. Nor was he disarmed by a professional counselor or by force, though he did exchange gunfire […] Continue reading →

Putin rebukes Muslim persecution of Christians

PRAYER ALERT: Christians who are raising awareness about Muslim persecution of Christians around the world as well as the global LGBT agenda have found an unusual ally in President Vladimir Putin of Russian. Putin called on world leaders to stop violent persecutions of Christians, especially in the Middle East and North Africa. Putin also praised […] Continue reading →

Morsi supporters lash out against Christians

NEWS UPDATE: Egypt’s military takeover and crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood has only increased the ongoing MB persecution of Christians. Since the Arab Spring and the MB’s Mohammed Morsi rise to power, persecution rose so sharply that the formerly apolitical Coptic Christians boldly entered the political fray. In retaliation, Morsi supporters “have taken their anger […] Continue reading →

22 US embassies close before al Qaeda threats

PRAYER ALERT: The State Department ordered as of August 4 that 22 US embassies close in mostly Muslim-dominated nations. They include Iraq, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and Saudia Arabia. The State Department also sent out an extraordinary global travel alert. It warned US citizens of al Qaeda threats of terrorist attacks from August 4 through August […] Continue reading →

Belize Constitution or LGBT prostitution?

BELIZE JOURNAL, Pt. 2. The Belize government’s new pro-LGBT gender policy would not only legitimize unnatural sex acts. It would legalize the prostitution of those acts. It would allow the public marketing of sodomy. This is also contrary to the Belize Constitution’s opening statement. It affirms “the position of the family in a society of […] Continue reading →

Belize marches for Biblical marriages

BELIZE JOURNAL. In the past two weeks, Belize Action held Constitution Marches for biblical marriages and families in five of Belize’s six districts. Three marches were held during the work day and still drew big crowds. Popular support has stayed high for the churches’ two-year-long awareness campaign about the destructive effects of the gay agenda […] Continue reading →

Boko Haram brags of Nigerian school attacks

PRAYER ALERT: On July 6 jihadist Boko Haram militants set fire to a secular school in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Yobe. Twenty-two students were killed, some being burned alive. The rest were shot to death as they fled. Since June at least 48 students and 7 teachers have been killed, according to the UN Children’s […] Continue reading →

Egypt: Arab Spring to Muslim Fall from Power

PRAYER ALERT: The Muslim fall from power in Egypt has repercussions in many nations which experienced the Arab Spring. Many Muslims were envisioning a revived Sunni caliphate ruling from Morocco in northwest Africa to Syria in the Middle East. The Sunni Ummayad caliphate—led by one supreme religious and political “successor to Muhammad”—actually ruled that entire […] Continue reading →

The church's role in politics, pt. 2

Romans 12 and 13 show how church and state are different in the way they treat wrongdoers. In Romans 12 Paul exhorts Christians to “Bless those who persecute you…Do not repay anyone evil for evil…Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written, ‘It is mine to avenge; […] Continue reading →