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The Arab spring has turned into a chilly winter, especially for the Christians. The Egypt security forces killed at least 24 Christians who were demonstrating against the discrimination of Christians, against the burning of churches, against the slandering of Christians on state television, et cetera. Now let me guess what will not happen next: There […]

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Second@s Plus, a lobby group in Switzerland consisting of mostly Muslim immigrants, demand that Switzerland removes the cross from the nation’s flag. They will run a campaign in October against this Christian symbol which they consider unfit in today’s multicultural Switzerland. They consider the flag offensive to Muslims. This has caused a heated debate. But […]

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There is a global shortfall of about 1.8 billion good formal jobs, according to Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup.* That is nearly a quarter of the world’s population. Many people live in the insecure informal job sector, which often is filled with survival activities in the form a subsistence business. Most people hope for a […]

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9/11 ten years later

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) is a global network of churches and international organizations in 128 countries. WEA is serving a constituency of 600 million people. WEA has asked me to make a statement and a video on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The destructive act of 9/11 is outnumbered daily by small […]

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Britain’s Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has made a brilliant analysis in the Wall Street Journal of the riots in the UK recently. He writes: “It took everyone by surprise. It should not have. … Britain is the latest country to pay the price for what happened half a century ago in one of the most […]

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