December 4, 2015
- The Caliphate shouldn’t be seen as a small group of Islamic fundamentalists or marginal extremists; it’s more like a series of concentric circles.
December 1, 2015
November 30, 2015
- Staff at The Entertainer, the UK's largest independent multi-channel toy retailer, are raising money on Giving Tuesday for Open Doors' campaign to feed families in Syria and Iraq that have been forced to flee their homes.
November 25, 2015
Displaced people are woven throughout the narrative of our faith. The Israelites wandering in the desert. Naomi in Moab. The remnant in Babylon. Ruth in Israel. Over and over, Scripture teaches us to care for the stranger, the alien, the widow, and the orphan.
The growing turmoil in Syria and throughout the world has brought this...
[Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem] The Most Rev. Suheil S. Dawani, Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, has issued his 2015 Christmas message and encourages the use of a Litany for Peace in the Holy Land. The message and the litany follow.
Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
I write this message from the Holy City of Jerusalem to wish you a peaceful Advent, as we journey together towards the Incarnation in a stable in Bethlehem.
The message of the Prince...
November 24, 2015
Dear American Baptists,
In the midst of all the harsh rhetoric spoken and actions taken with regard to allowing Syrian refugees to resettle in America we can take inspiration from the Baptist community of Lebanon. Though a very tiny community, the Baptists of Lebanon have been in the forefront of compassionate efforts to assist the thousands of refugees fleeing from Syria to Lebanon. They do so out of a simple gospel principle: Christ calls them to love. As a response to this...
November 23, 2015
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has spoken of the “utterly heart-breaking” attacks in Paris earlier this month, during an interview for the BBC television worship program Songs of Praise.