Getting Away with Murder

Could a society get away with a systemic culture of murder? As I have been researching missionary biographies while writing a sequel to Daring Devotion, I could not help but notice a disturbing trend across the world.[1] We humans kill our own young. Accidental Research I did not purposely seek out this information. I wasContinue reading “Getting Away with Murder”

China Now Targets Christian Children

Police in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China again summoned a homeschooling father for questioning, this time on suspicion of “illegal holding of materials promoting terrorism and extremism”. The July 7 detention is the latest in a series of troubles with Chinese authorities for Zhao Weikai, a 35-year-old Christian from Taiyuan Xuncheng Reformed Church whose refusal toContinue reading “China Now Targets Christian Children”

A Good Story Despite Boko Haram

One of 276 girls abducted from their school in Chibok, northern Nigeria by the infamous Boko Haram has just graduated from university – the very thing her kidnappers fight to oppose, according to Open Doors UK & Ireland. “Boko Haram roughly translates as ‘western education is forbidden’,” says Open Doors UK & Ireland CEO HenriettaContinue reading “A Good Story Despite Boko Haram”

The Day Your Cash Died

Are we moving towards a cashless society? If we are, does a cashless society mean we are moving into the end times? With all the headlines about cryptocurrency—many Christians are questioning whether or not it’s a sign that we are moving deeper into the book of Revelation when Christ will make His return. It isContinue reading “The Day Your Cash Died”

Free My Husband, I Beg You

On Sunday 11 July, protests erupted across Cuba in response to the country’s severe and ongoing economic crisis and a surge in COVID-19 cases. They have continued throughout the week, expanding to criticisms of the Cuban Communist Party (CCP)’s decades-long hold on power, crackdown on human rights and pro-democracy movements. and management of the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading “Free My Husband, I Beg You”

More Children Are Stolen In Nigeria

More than 100 students at a Christian boarding school in Nigeria’s northern state of Kaduna were kidnapped early Monday morning. Shooting wildly, armed assailants breached the walls of Bethel Baptist High School in Maraban Rido on the outskirts of the state capital, Kaduna, at about 2 a.m. on July 5 and took students in theContinue reading “More Children Are Stolen In Nigeria”

Porn Producer Gets 20 Years

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has spoken out after a producer of popular porn website GirlsDoPorn was sentenced to 20 years in prison. NCOSE, the leading national non-partisan organization exposing the links between all forms of sexual exploitation such as child sexual abuse, prostitution, sex trafficking and the public health harms of pornography,Continue reading “Porn Producer Gets 20 Years”

What Is ‘Hamas’?

Hamas is a Palestinian nationalist group that seeks to eliminate the nation of Israel, replacing it with an Islamic state. Hamas is an acronym for Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamah al-Islāmiyyah, which in English translates to “Islamic Resistance Movement.” Hamas is a militant Muslim group that functions through several semi-independent branches, each focusing on a category such asContinue reading “What Is ‘Hamas’?”

US releases 2020 International Religious Freedom Report

The U.S. State Department has produced an International Religious Freedom Report every year for 23 years. It offers a comprehensive review of the state of religious freedom in nearly 200 countries and territories around the world, and it reflects the collective effort of literally hundreds of American diplomats around the world. The 2020 Report wasContinue reading “US releases 2020 International Religious Freedom Report”