Weighing in on the refugee matter

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Screenshot from a video about a UNHCR refugee camp.

I try very hard to stay away from politics here at Steak and a Bible. That isn’t because I don’t have strong political opinions, I do. I avoid it because I do not want my political opinions to get in the way of God’s truth. The Bible and the truth it contains is essential. It is non-negotiable. That is my focus and it will remain so.

But occasionally a political issue (or current event) bleed so much into my faith that I feel compelled to say something.

This is one of those days. Continue reading

Filipino Christians Caught in the Middle

My latest story about international persecution is posted at World. It’s about last week’s attack in Zamboanga, Philippines by the Moro National Liberation Front, a group of Muslim extremists. Many people, including a pastor and priest were taken hostage in the conflict (which started on Sept. 9). Both of them are now free according to news reports. You can read my piece for more of the story.