Counting the Costs: Christians in Israel and the Middle East

Though Israel is a democratic state with freedom of worship, there remains challenges for believers there. For Messianic Jews, the challenges sometimes become very difficult. Meanwhile, Christians throughout Muslim-dominated countries in the Middle East often face even greater challenges. Muslim families often ostracize or disown family members who turn to Jesus Christ as Savior. You …

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Religious Freedom

Mike Pompeo at the Ministerial Alliance on Religious Freedom Friends, we are so very blessed to have such solid Christian leaders in our nation's government. It is no secret our nation as a whole is in great jeopardy of falling right off the Christian foundation upon which we were built. In fact, many believe it …

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Joel Rosenberg has Done it Again!

Ok, I admit...I'm a great fan of Joel Rosenberg's fictitious novels that seem to actually predict tomorrow's headlines. Though I have yet to read the latest novel, The Persian Gamble (which is on my "must read" list once I'm done teaching Understanding the Times), I did read the last novel, The Kremlin Conspiracy. In it, …

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Are Iran and North Korea Coordinating Nuclear Efforts?

Over the years, there is certainly evidence to be found that Iran and North Korea have coordinated on efforts to develop nuclear capabilities and the missiles to deliver them. Recently, Joel Rosenberg wrote a column for The Jerusalem Post, wherein he laid out much of the evidence of coordination between the two rogue regimes. It …

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