Thursday, May 10th, 2018
Let's think outside box!
In the last days, there was been a lot of speculation on the next tactic to take for winning the release the release of imprisoned American pastor Andrew Brunson. Brunson has been held in a Turkish jail on trumped-up charges of terrorism by the Turkish government and its president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, for some 18 months. He is waiting on a third hearing set for July 18. Recently, I wrote that President Erdoğan needs to receive a “Jesus dream” to release Brunson. The hostage diplomacy that seems to be the practiceRead More
A look at hostage diplomacy
Germany Freed Its Citizens In Turkey. So Why Is American Pastor Andrew Brunson Rotting In A Turkish Prison? Via @dailycaller
Because of Erdogan’s hostage diplomacy, Turkey has become a trap for foreigners Source: Germany Freed Its Citizens In Turkey. So Why Is American Pastor Andrew Brunson Rotting In A Turkish Prison? Via @dailycaller
Saturday, May 5 March/Rally held at Wesley UMC
AURORA, Ill., May 8, 2018–Wesley United Methodist Church in Aurora, Ill., hosted a pro-immigration rally and a mile-long march to city hall May 5 that attracted about 100 persons. The rally in the church parking lot was facilitated by retired Methodist pastor Debbie Fisher of Wesley UMC. She is a member of Aurora Huddle, one of four rally sponsors. Other sponsors were Indivisible Aurora, People Power and Immigrant Liberation Alliance. The rally opened with information tables, face painting and ice cream from a food truck. A dozen speakers includedRead More
Evangelical leader Russell Moore talks to Princeton audience.
by Tom Strode PRINCETON, N.J., May 9, 2018 (BP) — American evangelical Christianity needs to be born again to an embrace of the cross of Christ, Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore said in a lecture on the Princeton University campus. The president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) told an April 17 audience in Princeton, N.J., “Any evangelicalism that is worthy to face the future must be cross-shaped, must call all people everywhere to repent and believe in Christ, must call all people everywhere to demonstrate love ofRead More
Setting-up for North Korea/US meeting
President Trump announced that the three prisoners have been released prior to his historic meeting with Kim Jong-un. Source: North Korea Frees American Christians | Christianity Today