Here, if you can take it, is Greta Thunberg at the United Nations today, scolding the generations who created the comfortable world into which she was born. It takes a stern equanimity to make it to the end.
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How long has it been since you saw any news or discussion about the global persecution of Christians? (I mean, besides my posts.) The churches are under attack all over the world, with dozens or sometimes hundreds killed monthly. This carnage goes unnoticed by American mass media. In fact, American mass media seem determined to keep this information hidden. American Christians are not acting to help Christians around the world because they do not know the extent of the plight.
Other religious minorities experience persecution. This also gets neglected by the purveyors of “news.” But the one clear thing about religious persecution is, it mostly affects Christians, and it is overwhelmingly attributable to Muslims and Communists.
In recognition of the extents of religious persecution, the United Nations declared August 22, 2019 to be an “International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.”
Every once in awhile I refuse to cancel my subscription to the Standard because gems such as below appear and I learn more about a particular topic than from any other source.
This article specifically outlines why the UN is not only a waste of money, but in many instances a substantial danger to peacekeeping.... [Read More]