Gleanings: September 2017
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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