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Blasphemy Blocks Re-Election of Indonesia's Only Christian Governor
But after losing Jakarta race, Ahok finds some favor in court.
Blasphemy Blocks Re-Election of Indonesia's Only Christian Governor. The blasphemy charges that cost Indonesia's top Christian politician his re-election race won't send him to jail.
First Christian Governor in Indonesia Suspected of Blasphemy
Uproar over alleged 'misuse' of Qur'an creates tense situation for pluralistic country.
First Christian Governor in Indonesia Suspected of Blasphemy. About 1 percent of Indonesia's 250 million people are ethnic Chinese, while less than 9 percent are Christian.
Passion Students Sponsor Every Compassion Child in Four Countries
Attendees at 50,000-strong conference commit to financially support 7,000 children in developing world.
International's 65-year history, 18- to 25-year-olds at the 2017 Passion Conference last week erased the list of children waiting for sponsors in El Salvador, Indonesia, Rwanda, and
The World’s Biggest Muslim Organization Wants to Protect Christians
Another major gathering of Islamic leaders denounces extremism.
Jayson Casper. [ posted 5/18/2016 08:00AM ]. Image: BxHxTxCx / Flickr. Jakarta, Indonesia. 0; tweet; share; email; print. Roberts was present at the Morocco conference but not Indonesia
How Indonesia’s 'Religious Harmony' Law Has Closed 1,000 Churches
Even churches with proper documentation are being denied building permits. Why?
How Indonesia's 'Religious Harmony' Law Has Closed 1,000 Churches. “This is our attempt to keep Indonesia a country for all. Indonesia is not a country based on any one religion.”.
Across 198 Nations, Christians Face More Terrorism But Less Government Hostility
Pew finds that terrorism threatens to surpass the traditional persecutors of the global church.
restrictions on religion (full list here): China; Egypt; Uzbekistan; Turkey; Indonesia; Iran; Syria; Saudi Arabia; Kazakhstan; Azerbaijan. Pew also found that social
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 Houston
(UPDATED) Funeral for Andrew Chan, whom Sydney pastor communicated with 'almost every day,' involves his own eulogy.
Indonesia Executes Drug Smuggler Whose Faith Inspired Hillsong's Brian Houston. (UPDATED) Funeral for Andrew Chan, whom Sydney pastor communicated
Beyond Fight or Flight: $1 Million Reveals How Christians Cope with Persecution in 30 Countries
Under Caesar's Sword conference in Rome explores strategies in 100 beleaguered communities.
invisible as possible. In more stable nations, such as Pakistan or Indonesia, Christians are advocating for themselves politically and socially. “There are
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
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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.
Treasures on Earth: How Religion Is Redistributing the World’s Wealth
What economic and demographic data suggest about 2050.
“The other mega economies in 2050 are projected to include a country with a Hindu majority (India), a Muslim majority (Indonesia), and two with exceptionally high levels of religious
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
13 Million Flee Religion-Linked Conflicts Worldwide
Federal agency calls for US to resettle at least 100,000 refugees per year.
Blasphemy laws: “Pakistan, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, and Saudi Arabia are among the countries with blasphemy laws that egregiously violate religious freedom and position the
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.
In 1985, after 17 years serving children in Indonesia, Compassion pulled out “in order to maintain its commitment to financial integrity.” But by 1988 it was back, and “some of the
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