Month: February 2015

Janelle P - Feb 09, 2015

How a Lie Led an Algerian to Christ

“I was looking for a visa for Europe, but God gave me one for heaven,” says 23-year-old Algerian, Amir.

Janelle P - Feb 05, 2015

Vincent van Gogh’s Unappreciated Journey with Christ

A record 1.2 million visitors came to the giant retrospective of Van Gogh’s work in Amsterdam in 1990, which coincided with the 100th anniversary of the Dutch post-Impressionist’s death. What visitors did not see at that major exhibition were van Gogh’s Christian-themed paintings, which were left in the basement of the museum.

Janelle P - Feb 04, 2015

Turkey ‘Promises’ First New Church in Over 90 Years

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced in a January 2nd meeting with representatives from Turkey’s non-Muslim communities that the government would provide land for a church for the Syrian Orthodox community. This promise is a renewal of one first made six years ago in the run-up to local elections.