Converting to Christianity amid Refugee Crisis; The Gospel advances!

Converting to Christianity amid Refugee Crisis; The Gospel advances!

In Northern Iraq, indigenous Christian missionaries saw the gospel advance nearly unopposed, as reported by Iraqi ministry leaders, despite fierce combat in the region with U.S./Iraqi forces and ISIS. The Christian workers here are having trouble keeping up with area residents’ desire to learn about Christ and the Bible, according to...

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Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com In the Fox News report ‘Crossing Jordan – Escape From Terror’ King Abdullah of Jordan “warns that, “this could well be the beginning of World War Three”.  This excellent news segments highlights how Jordan sits in the ‘eye of the storm’, with refugees fleeing...

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4,000-Strong Christian Militia Formed to Fight ISIS in Northern Iraq

4,000-Strong Christian Militia Formed to Fight ISIS in Northern Iraq

Photo: Christian Nineveh Plain Province line up in Iraq. FACEBOOK / NINEVEH PLAIN PROVINCE NEWSWEEK: 4,000-Strong Christian Militia Formed to Fight ISIS in Northern Iraq by Jack Moore Thousands of Iraqi Christians have established their own militia and are training to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Nineveh Plains of northern...

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Is This the End for Middle Eastern Christians?

Is This the End for Middle Eastern Christians?

A recent article by Douglas Murray in The Spectator asks a pressing question: Why are we abandoning the Middle East’s Christians to Isis? Murray’s answer is largely narrative. He attended a Syriac Christian church in the UK on a Sunday and spoke to the people there. Many are recent refugees,...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, October 31, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, October 31, 2014

Hello, I’m Emmy Louvaris with “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. These are the stories making headlines this week: Mosul’s Christians find safe haven in Jordan. Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America, Demetrios declares November 2nd as...

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New York Times: Christians of Mosul Find Haven in Jordan

New York Times: Christians of Mosul Find Haven in Jordan

By Rana F. Sweis AMMAN, Jordan — They were among the final holdouts. Even as many of their neighbors fled the violence that engulfed Iraq after the American invasion, the three men stayed put, refusing to give up on their country or their centuries-old Christian community. Maythim Najib, 37, stayed...

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Middle East Christians in Peril: Perspectives from an Orthodox Christian and Former Government Agent

Middle East Christians in Peril: Perspectives from an Orthodox Christian and Former Government Agent

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Dr. Keith Massey, a former Arabic linguist at the National Security Agency and also Podcast Coordinator for the Orthodox Christian Network. Dr. Massey worked at the NSA for four years after 9/11, during which time he also served in Iraq. Their conversation covers the...

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AINA: Christians in Iraq Face Uncertain Future

AINA: Christians in Iraq Face Uncertain Future

By John Burger Tens of thousands of refugees in northern Iraq are facing a winter living in tents or unfinished concrete buildings. Humanitarian aid organizations, local governments and NGOs are doing what they can to keep internally displaced persons warm, healthy and well-fed, but the task is huge, and some...

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National Post: With ISIS an hour away, one of the only remaining Christian communities makes its ‘last stand in Iraq’

National Post: With ISIS an hour away, one of the only remaining Christian communities makes its ‘last stand in Iraq’

By Matthew Fisher IRBIL, Iraq — With extremists flying the black flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham less than an hour down the road, the future of one of the last Christian communities in the Middle East is at grave risk of assimilation or annihilation. An estimated...

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Let light shine in the darkness: Jim Foley

Let light shine in the darkness: Jim Foley

These are dark times. Christians in the Middle East are being slaughtered, crucified, raped, marked, and driven out of their homes. Russia and the Ukraine are battling. Ebola is battering already impoverished African nations. Beloved Robin Williams, hopeless, commits suicide. My friend just died from cancer, leaving her family bereft....

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