Tag Archives: Syria

In Search of Refuge

Tweet Over the past several years, the 10-man crew of the main Greek coast guard boat has had the depressing job of patrolling the front lines of the largest mass migration into Europe since World War II. At first they would find a single boat, … Continue reading

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The Great Migration

Tweet Most of us have never seen real, true war.  Almost none of us has seen one like the horror that is destroying Syria.  It is indeed most comfortable for us to close our eyes and leave the whole mess far away.  We sort of … Continue reading

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The Girl From Syria

Tweet Eight years ago I was on my way to Cairo, Egypt, to observe a program developed by a Christian Egyptian physician who recognized a dire need for boys to learn to respect girls and for girls to learn to respect themselves. It is a culture … Continue reading

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What are Christians to do?

Tweet Back in the 7th century, when Syria was a Caliphate (an Islamic state under strict Islamic law) Syrian Christians had three choices:  pay half an ounce of gold to buy their safety, convert to Islam, or die by the sword. Long ago … Continue reading

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