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Indonesia's Blasphemy Conviction Threatens Muslim Democracy. But I Still Have Hope.
Why Christians should support the type of Muslims who support Ahok.
Indonesia's Blasphemy Conviction Threatens Muslim Democracy. But I Still Have Hope. Indonesia's Blasphemy Conviction Threatens Muslim Democracy. But I Still Have Hope.
ICE Deports Christian Who Fled Persecution Back to Indonesia
Man who sought asylum in New Jersey church caught up in 100-day surge in non-criminal arrests.
Man who sought asylum in New Jersey church caught up in 100-day surge in non-criminal arrests.
Blasphemy Blocks Re-Election of Indonesia’s Top Christian Politician
But after losing Jakarta race, Ahok finds some favor in court.
But after losing Jakarta race, Ahok finds some favor in court.
Christian Governor of Jakarta Jailed, Found Guilty of Blasphemy
Indonesian court gives Ahok harsher sentence than prosecutors requested.
Indonesian court gives Ahok harsher sentence than prosecutors requested.
Effective Partnering: The Church and Cross-Cultural Worker On-Task Together
A good church-field partnership takes work and lots of communication.
What story connects with the heart of the church leaders and will motivate the church to respond in obedience? Is it Mexico or Mongolia? Israel or Indonesia? Deaf people?
Christian Governor in Indonesia Suspected of Blasphemy
Uproar over alleged ‘misuse’ of Qur‘an creates tense situation for pluralistic country.
Uproar over alleged 'misuse' of Qur'an creates tense situation for pluralistic country.
State Department's Unusually Short Religious Freedom Update: ISIS Is Bad
Months late, new Secretary of State highlights ongoing genocide in Middle East.
Its government restrictions jumped to Pew's “very high” level in 2015; its social restrictions were already “very high.”. Fears of Radicalization in Indonesia.
One-on-One with Dave Choi of Church of the Beloved in Chicago
Dave started the church in 2011 with no people, no resources, no building, nothing.
If you walk around and talk to people, you'll meet people from Nepal, India, Guyana, Korea, Indonesia. The average age of those in the church is probably 25.
Gleanings: November 2017Subscriber Access Only
That's partly because it was signed by a head of state, unlike two preceding statements from Morocco and Indonesia affirming religious freedom, which were signed by Muslim scholars.
‘You Can’t Just Tell Us What to Believe’
Gregory Coles says the church should offer “breathing room” for gay Christians, like himself, who want to pursue sexual holiness.
place. Wrestling with God. Coles was raised in a Christian household, the son of American teachers in the politically restless Indonesia of the 1990s.
The World’s Biggest Muslim Organization Wants to Protect Christians
Another major gathering of Islamic leaders denounces extremism.
The World's Biggest Muslim Organization Wants to Protect Christians. International.
How Indonesia’s 'Religious Harmony' Law Has Closed 1,000 Churches
Even churches with proper documentation are being denied building permits. Why?
Even churches with proper documentation are being denied building permits. Why?
Pew: Islam Is Most Official, But Christianity Is Most Favored Worldwide
How governments treat religion in 199 countries and territories.
How governments treat religion in 199 countries and territories.
Gleanings: October 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our October issue).
rights priority for the Trump administration.” The report examined the religious freedom situation in 199 countries, including fears of Islamist radicalization in Indonesia, growing Hindu
Saudi Arabia’s Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals
(UPDATED) Arab Christian leaders react to Bahrain Declaration, which builds upon Marrakesh and Jakarta efforts by Muslim leaders.
Saudi Arabia's Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals. International.
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
Indonesia Executes Drug Smuggler Whose Faith Inspired Hillsong’s Brian HoustonSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Funeral for Andrew Chan, whom Sydney pastor communicated with 'almost every day,' involves his own eulogy.
(UPDATED) Funeral for Andrew Chan, whom Sydney pastor communicated with 'almost every day,' involves his own eulogy.
Make Peace
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.
Gleanings: September 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
The Trump administration detained hundreds of persecuted Christians from Muslim-majority countries, including Iraq and Indonesia, for potential deportation under a new immigration
Gleanings: January/February 2017Subscriber Access Only
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
Why So Many Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
Stephen Mansfield: Why So Many Conservative Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
And how their choice of Trump has affected the church since last year’s election.
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