“A psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.” from Simon Cox Blog https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?version=NIV&search=Psalm%2023:1-3 Advertisements
Fired Rex Tillerson was still shuffling strategy. Now experts are looking to Mike Pompeo to set the tone. Top advocates have spent much of President Donald Trump’s time in office waiting for his administration’s international religious freedom efforts to fall into place. With today’s firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, they’re left once again… Continue reading Will Trump’s New Secretary of State Prioritize Religious Freedom?
While some other evangelicals stumbled in national news, Graham’s Modesto Manifesto kept him from falling. On countless occasions during his career, usually at a press conference preceding a major crusade, Billy Graham declared that he sensed religious revival was breaking out and about to sweep over the land. In 1948, he happened to be right.… Continue reading Lead Us Not Into Scandal
“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” from Simon Cox Blog https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?version=NIV&search=Colossians%203:12
Many Russians, be they Orthodox or Evangelical, will understandably view their homeland with affection, loyalty, and patriotism. After brief instructions from the Lutheran Archbishop Dietrich Brauer, we processed up the center aisle of the St. Peter-and-St. Paul Lutheran Cathedral in Moscow, launching the 500th Anniversary observance of the Protestant Reformation. Robed in gowns and hats… Continue reading Faith in Russia: What Does It Mean?
Rather than wait for outside demands, faith-based organizations should proactively pursue representation as part of their mission. Once Oscar winner Frances McDormand ended her acceptance speech with the two words “inclusion rider,” so many people Googled the phrase that inclusion became the most-searched word of the night on Merriam-Webster’s site. In the entertainment industry, a… Continue reading Ministries Can Do Better Than Inclusion-Rider Diversity
Christians can learn from Egyptian debate over terrorism and true Islam. For Egyptian Christians, 2017 was the deadliest modern year on record. At least 87 were killed by terrorists. But despite being labeled by ISIS as its “favorite prey,” Copts were only 12 percent of such fatalities last year. Far more Muslims died in extremist… Continue reading Is ISIS Really Muslim?