A priest and a sea captain’s solution to saving Mideast Christianity: Join the Israeli military.
October 22, 2013
Why I refuse to be cynical about the current talks.
September 30, 2013
Journalist and poet Eliza Grizwold says we can learn a lot about Christianity by surveying the region where they have clashed for 200 years.
December 10, 2010
'Little Town of Bethlehem' puts a human face on Israeli-Palestinian relations.
November 23, 2010
Risking love in a land of violence.
July 12, 2010
The "son of Hamas" senses God in his life before coming to Christ.
June 8, 2010
The killing of activists on a ship to Gaza reignites debate over support for Israel and its policies.
June 4, 2010
What we learned from Jews, Muslims, and Arab Christians as we traced the footsteps of Christ in Galilee.
April 28, 2010
Reconciliation work goes on despite worst violence since 1967.
February 10, 2009
Tony Blair, Middle East envoy, says religion and globalization go together — in a good way.
December 30, 2008
A new ministry to Bethlehem does more than deliver gifts every December.
December 17, 2008
What it means to act as an advocate for global engagement.
November 13, 2008
Revisions give a pro-Palestinian slant, they say.
June 17, 2008
A dwindling Christian population battles fear and economic hardship.
March 10, 2008
A rabbi hopes for a better conversation.
January 23, 2008
Dwelling in the Holy Land has become a curse for many of its inhabitants.
January 7, 2008
Will the last Mideast church leader be sure to turn off the lights?
December 17, 2007
Evangelicals disagree on how to pursue peace, but agree that the renewed Israeli-Palestinian talks may accomplish little.
November 30, 2007
Over 80 educators and ministry heads affirm efforts to negotiate lasting peace, and warn of consequences of failure.
November 28, 2007
Rami Ayyad received death threats after store bombing in April.
October 8, 2007
Journalist Rami Khouri on how the church can foster peace in a troubled region.
August 24, 2007
No injuries in Palestinian Bible Society blast, but security guard was kidnapped and beaten.
April 16, 2007
Ex-President Carter's new book is both misleading and dangerous.
March 28, 2007
As cease-fire agreements between Fatah and Hamas come and go, a church is literally caught in the middle.
February 7, 2007
Why has it been so hard for organizations to treat Israel like any other state?
August 1, 2006
Local Christians fret over Hamas's victory.
February 6, 2006
If they're not sitting on their suitcases, they've already left.
January 19, 2006
The local joke is that Gaza is hell. But that doesn't seem to deter ministry there.
June 17, 2005
The Holy Land has always been treacherous.
June 17, 2005
Yasser Arafat's death leaves many Christians with hope for future peace negotiations, but others fear chaos.
November 1, 2004
Christians minister to the hopeless in Gaza.
August 1, 2004
What Tony Campolo and the State Department mean in recent comments about Palestine and Sudan.
June 1, 2004
How eerily still we see thee lie.
May 1, 2004
Declining numbers threaten the 'forgotten faithful of the Holy Land.'
October 3, 1994