Joan Thomas’ Five Wives frames a shocking true story of five young American missionaries killed in January 1956 by native tribesmen in the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador. A photojournalist for Life magazine was allowed to join the American rescue mission dispatched to find the missing missionaries. His photos of bodies scattered over a jungle landscape, and of the five…
Christian readers of this book will enjoy the big questions Suzman raises, his honest affection for his Bushman neighbours, and his portrait of an ancient culture caught in the whirlpool sweep of modernity.
Are Christian organizations great employers? A Christian just hired to work for a church, Christian school or Christian social agency might expect to enter the ideal workplace: what could be better than working for an agency and employer who share your basic faith and deepest convictions?
Isn’t reconciliation more of a spiritual gift, and less of a targeted process to be worked toward step-by step as if by YouTube video?
Ron Rupke met with Dr. Nabeel Qureshi for Christian Courier on March 18 as part of Qureshi’s speaking tour for his book on jihad, just released this month. Qureshi is a Christian, former Muslim and global speaker for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. His new book is a direct response to last year’s Paris attacks and San Bernadino shootings, and the fear of Islam that followed.
“What are your goals?” Wybe asked the young man who knocked on his hotel room door and delivered a cup of tea after his first night at the guest house. Ram Magar struggled to understand the question, and finally responded, “I have no goals.”