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Pastor, Church Member Die for Proclaiming Christ in Eastern Uganda

Pastor, Church Member Die for Proclaiming Christ in Eastern Uganda NAIROBI, Kenya, July 30, 2020 (Morning Star News) Christians in eastern Uganda had what seemed to be an effective strategy for bringing the gospel to Muslims on the banks of Lake Nakuwa, part of Lake Kyoga.The Christians from Namuseru village, Gadumire Sub-County in... Read more

Once the Seat of Eastern Christianity, Hagia Sophia Is Set to Be Turned Into a Mosque

Once the Seat of Eastern Christianity, Hagia Sophia Is Set to Be Turned Into a Mosque Hagia Sophia, a museum known for its religious roots in Christianity in Istanbul, Turkey, will become a mosque. Many political and religious leaders have expressed outrage over the controversial decision.According to the Christian Post, the Hagia Sophia... Read more

Villagers Burn Home, Beat Wife of Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda

Villagers Burn Home, Beat Wife of Former Muslim Sheikh in Eastern Uganda NAIROBI, Kenya, June 23, 2020 (Morning Star News) A former sheikh (Muslim teacher) in eastern Uganda who secretly became a Christian on Christmas Day decided to tell his two wives about his new faith last month.Marijan Olupot invited his pastor to... Read more

Christian Boy, 16, Stabbed and Stoned to Death for His Faith in Eastern India

Christian Boy, 16, Stabbed and Stoned to Death for His Faith in Eastern India NEW DELHI, June 11, 2020 (Morning Star News) Incited by Hindu extremists, followers of traditional tribal religion in eastern India last week stabbed and stoned a 16-year-old Christian boy to death for his faith, sources said.The mutilated body of... Read more

Canceled: How the Eastern Honor-Shame Mentality Traveled West

Canceled. In the first weeks of the coronavirus lockdown, that word was almost as ubiquitous as the word unprecedented. Movie premieres, concerts, even entire sporting seasonsall have been canceled as we work out a strategy to combat the spread of COVID-19. But that wordcanceledhas carried another connotation in our social lexicon of late. Its used... Read more

Abdu Murray

How a Center Japanese Worldview Helps Us Higher Perceive Jesus: An Interview with Abdu Murray – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] What are the cultural insights Westerners typically miss when the Japanese context of the Bible is ignored? What have been the methods Jesus taught that have been completely Easternrooted in story, honor, and communityyet attraction to Western thinkingbased in reasoning and linear processtoday? How does understanding Japanese idioms and customs make mysterious or seemingly... Read more