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Category Archives: Religious Liberty

Religious liberty in Nepal

People of Nepal have been dealing for months with the aftermath of an earthquake disaster. Now, the Asian nation faces a possible religious liberty disaster that could impact people’s lives … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

It’s time to learn about West Papua

I hugged three men today. Each was physically smaller than me, but they seemed larger than life. None looked me in the eye before we hugged, but each returned the … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Satan tempts us with kingdoms of this world

1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. . . . 8 Again, the devil took him to a very … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Trying to get this church-state thing right

(This article originally appeared on the Texas Baptist web site.) Some Bible verses are so clear and direct they are like taking a finger in the eye; you can’t ignore … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Grieving with the family of the cross

(This article originally appeared on the Texas Baptists web site.) They have names – Milad Makeen Zaky, Abanub Ayad Atiya, Maged Solaiman Shehata, and on and on – 21 of … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Connecting religious liberty & evangelism

Evangelism and missions can be conducted openly and forthrightly only in an environment that fosters and protects religious liberty. The United States, with its constitutional protections, is a shining example … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Thankful for the fruits of religious freedom

Come next year, Congress will not be as Christian as it used to be. By that, I mean the 113th Congress will have fewer professing Christians than the 112th because … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

A strange reaction

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Islam is the official religion of Malaysia, and you cannot seek to convert a Muslim to Christianity. Also, tipping is not generally practiced. So, today, I left … Continue reading

July 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

FDR’s prayer: ‘Let our hearts be stout’

The president of the United States: “Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our Republic, our religion, … Continue reading

June 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Keller: Church and state in the Bible

Timothy Keller offers one the quickest and best understandings of church and state from a biblical perspective that you will find. It comes in chapter two of his book, Generous … Continue reading

May 14, 2011 · Leave a comment