Jesus lived in occupied territory. His mother, Mary, grew up in Nazareth, a small village that included a Roman bathhouse used by occupying forces. Jesus was born in Bethlehem, also occupied by Romans. He was dedicated at the Temple in Jerusalem, again, under foreign control. He grew up in Egypt, then part of the Roman…

In recent years, agencies that monitor religious persecution have ranked North Korea first or near the top for violations of religious liberty, particularly against Christians. In response, Christians worldwide, led by the prayer movement of South Korean believers, have interceded on behalf of Christians in the world’s most-closed country. With the recent North Korean attack…

I spoke in a church in Indiana last Sunday for the first Sunday of Advent on Luke 1:26-38 where the angel Gabriel announces to Mary that she will give birth to Jesus the Messiah. Many revere Mary for her faith, but why? The concluding verse of this passage shares the answer. Unlike her relative Zechariah,…

The Free to Believe Campaign has been successful so far, but we still need to pray for the final outcome. UN delegates are about to make a decision at any point. If you have not already done so, please join the campaign here: http://www.freetobelieve.info/#background. For those who do not know, the Free to Believe campaign…

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Dillon Burroughs

DILLON BURROUGHS is an author, activist, and cofounder of Activist Faith. Dillon served in Haiti following the epic 2010 earthquake and has investigated modern slavery in the US and internationally. His books include "Undefending Christianity," "Not in My Town" (with Charles J. Powell), and "Thirst No More" (October 2011). Discover more at DillonBurroughs.org.

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