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Sri Lankans Find Joy, Also Fear at Christmas

I hope all of my readers had a Merry Christmas and enjoyed taking time to celebrate Jesus’ birth. In Sri Lanka, Christians in rural areas cannot celebrate without fear of persecution. Here is my latest story for World:

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Christmas in Nepal

Yesterday, World published my story about Christmas preparations in the former Hindu monarchy of Nepal. I hope it blesses you this Christmas.

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Counting Martyrs

There has been some recent discussion about how many people are martyred each year because of their faith in Jesus Christ. It’s a difficult question to answer and definitions of martyrdom vary, but I tackled that subject for World this … Continue reading

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Forced Conversion

My latest from Worldmag is about forced conversions to Islam that are happening in many countries.

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The Use of “Allah,” and What’s Really Going on in Vietnam

My recent vacation prevented me from getting a chance to post the article I wrote last week for World magazine online. I wrote about the appeals court decision in Malaysia that would keep publications like The Herald, a Catholic outlet … Continue reading

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News from Morocco

So far reporting on the persecution of Christians has mostly meant sharing difficult news. This week I found a more encouraging story from Morocco.

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Sermon Recommendation: Watch out for the ‘self-esteem’ sermon

Brian Gilley talks about why we need to hear the Bible preached (even preachers do!), warns against humanistic philosophy that can creep into “Christian” music and sermons, and reminds people what their hearts are really like. Hint: The Bible says … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka: Buddhist-Led Attacks on Christian Churches

If you’re a typical American, the headline of this post might have surprised you. But it is true. My latest story about international persecution was about the Buddhist nationalists that have been targeting Christians in Sri Lanka. It was published … Continue reading

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Horror in Peshawar

I’m sure you are already aware of the church bombing that happened in Pakistan last week. Perhaps you read a headline or an article about it or saw it on the news. Still, I would encourage you to read this … Continue reading

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Persecution in Eritrea

I mentioned last week that I’m starting to write for World magazine online. Here is my first story about the persecution of international Christians. This article is about what is going on in the African nation of Eritrea: From prayer meeting … Continue reading

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