Main Menu

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

 

Let's think outside box!

Opinion: “Spiritual Diplomacy” Now Needed to Release American Pastor from Turkey

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

Methodists host immigration rally, march

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 ​sponsor​s. 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.

Evangelicalism needs to focus on cross, Moore says

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

North Korea Frees American Christians | Christianity Today

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