Author: David Virtue

Billy Graham with his wife Ruth, on his historic 1973 mission to Seoul. Photo Credit: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
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Billy Graham: global evangelist

It has been said that Billy Graham was the most important evangelist since the Apostle Paul. He preached Christ crucified, abstained from talking about himself, refrained from politics, and never fell into the trap of the prosperity gospel preachers who came after him. When many saw evangelicals as just so […]

Igra Khalid, Liberal MP who introduced controversial measure to bar criticism of Islam
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Is religious freedom being lost in Canada

  In March of 2017, Canada passed M-103, a non-binding motion against Islamophobia. It was not a bill, but critics of the motion worried that it would curtail freedom of speech. The Canadian politicians passed the motion condemning Islamophobia and requested that the government recognize the need to “quell the […]

Colin Hansen. Credit: The Gospel Coalition
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Persecution in top 10 religion news stories of 2017

America’s leading publications and online news services ranked religious persecution amongst its top stories in 2017. Collin Hansen’s “top theology stories of 2017” on The Gospel Coalition website, ranked Ancient Christian Communities Liberated from ISIS as its No.1 story. “The Islamic State forced the people living in the Nineveh Plains to […]