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Action or Inaction: What Will Your Legacy Be?

My great grandfather left his home to help refugees get back to theirs. How will you be remembered?

Stories of the Oppressed

May we not cast a shadow of turning — then a wounded world will experience the love of Christ.

ISIS, ISIL, Daesh — Explaining the Many Names for Terrorists

What does each name for this terrorist group mean, and why would a person use one over another?

The Refugee Crisis Is Our Crisis

Let compassion, not fear, color your response to the 60 million refugees worldwide.

Jesus Was a Refugee

Four biblical, Christ-like ways to respond to the unfolding humanitarian crisis.

Justin Byworth visits the Syrian Refugee Crisis in South of Lebanon
What Headlines Don’t Tell You About the Middle East

Middle Eastern cultures have shown how incredibly welcoming and hospitable they can be.

Why a Wisconsin Man Decided to Take on the Islamic State

Jordan Matson joined Kurdish forces three weeks ago to help end the Islamic State’s reign of terror.

Evangelicals in Syria and Lebanon Ask American Protestants for Help

Christians under extreme duress in the Middle East issue a call for solidarity and action.

Barack Obama
Obama’s ISIL Strategy: Just More Endless War

Why President Obama’s planned military strikes on ISIS do not fit the criteria for a Just War.

ISIL Declares Itself “The Islamic State”

As clashes between ISIL insurgents and the Iraqi military continue, ISIL, in a symbolic gesture, announces a new Islamic State.

Vladimir Putin and God

How exactly does “God created us equal” work in Russia, Mr. Putin?

Will U.S. action in Syria hasten the extinction of Christianity in the Middle East?

Syria the home to some of the oldest Christian communities in the world, and its history offers an important counter example to the experience of Christianity elsewhere.

Roma Downey: Christians in Middle East want U.S. to find diplomatic solutions in Syria

Arab Christian leaders in Syria believe any military intervention by the United States will have a detrimental effect on the situation in the Middle East.

Does the U.S. have a moral imperative in Syria?

We cannot let “morality” messaging and media spin mislead the American public into a war it doesn’t support.

Pope Francis pleads for peace in Syria while prominent Catholic lawmakers support military action

Despite the pope’s plea to put down arms, many Catholic politicians are making a different argument about morality of warfare, particularly around the obligation to use force, when necessary, to protect innocent life.