Jazz, Joey Alexander, and a Window on God
A musical prodigy reveals something beyond the material
Alexander. Alexander hails from Bali, Indonesia detouring through Jakarta and now New York City. He may be the first jazz piano savant in history. It
The Christian's best option is love.
radicalized. Even my pastor tried to satiate my appetite by offering me his book, My Friend the Fanatic, a memoir that chronicles radicalization in Indonesia.
The Invisible Heroes of the Persecuted Church
The case for Christians investing in the profession only 1 in 5 Americans trust.
Today he works in Western Europe, and recently traveled to Indonesia to assess the needs of Christian lawyers in the nation with the largest Muslim population in the world.
Gleanings: January/February 2017
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our January/February issue).
CT Staff| December 30, 2016. Indonesia: Christian governor accused of blasphemy. Indonesia's first Christian governor in 50 years faced blasphemy accusations
For the First Time, Russia Ranked Among Worst Violators of Religious Freedom
USCIRF annual report expands countries of particular concern.
year. The countries on the Tier 2 list are: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cuba, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Laos, Malaysia, and Turkey.
Morning Roundup 6/23/15
Christians Observing Ramadan; Praying for ISIS; God and Charleston
studied Islam, we were familiar with this expression of piety, but learned much more during the years we lived in a Muslim country—the largest Muslim country in the world, Indonesia.
The Favorite Bible Verses of 88 Nations
Israel and Afghanistan favor the same verse. So do Italy and Saudi Arabia.
Notable nations where usage increased include Argentina, Cameroon, Mozambique, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Nepal, which YouVersion called “one of the most rapid increases in
Compassion: Why We’re Leaving India, But Still Have Hope
‘Frustrated’ CEO explains how shutdown of 589 centers serving 145,000 children will affect staff, sponsors, and churches.
'Frustrated' CEO explains how shutdown of 589 centers serving 145000 children will affect staff, sponsors, and churches.
A Prayer of Thanksgiving
Prayers of thanksgiving are an overflow of a renewed heart.
if you are an American on Thanksgiving. (The rest of you, enjoy your work day in England, Indonesia, and everyone else!). So, if (and as) you spend time
Morning Roundup 10/28/14
Christians and Ebola; A Tale of Two Churches; Islam's Problem
It has a following of 1.6 billion people. Places such as Indonesia and India have hundreds of millions of Muslims who don't fit these caricatures. That's