Unbroken: the Real Story Behind the Story

It’s JESUS that made all the difference for Louis Zamperini Recently, Greg Laurie recounted his memory of Louis Zamperini (Greg had met Louis at a recent Harvest Crusade held in Southen Califoria.  Said Greg:  “The fact of the matter is, if Louis Zamperini had not met Jesus Christ at a Billy Graham Crusade, his story…

Mormon Founder Joseph Smith Took 40 Wives

An article from the LA Times ran today, reporting: “Joseph Smith, Mormon church founder and prophet, took as many as 40 wives, at least one as young as 14, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have acknowledged in a series of essays posted as guideposts for the faithful. The church had…

A Deep Offense to God, and to Humanity …

Today, from the Jerusalem Post: Islamic State militants have killed at least 500 members of Iraq’s Yazidi minority, burying some alive and taking hundreds of women as slaves, an Iraqi government minister said on Sunday. Human rights minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani accused the Sunni Muslim insurgents – who have ordered the community they regard as “devil…

Desperation in Iraq’s Sinjar Mountains

(CNN) — The Sinjar Mountains rise suddenly from the endless desert of northern Iraq, a ridge of craggy rock some 50 kilometers (30 miles) long, running east to west. Barren and windswept, some 1,400 meters (4,600 feet) high, they make a forbidding sight. But for centuries, they have been the refuge of the desperate and…

Iraqi Journalist Launches Christian Solidarity Campaign

Iraqi journalist Dahlia al-Aqidi recently launched the “We Are All Christians” campaign to protest the displacement of Mosul’s Christians at the hands of the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL). Al-Aqidi, who is from a Sunni family, wore a cross to confirm her support for this cause. The journalist, who works for “Houna Baghdad”,…