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Join us for a full hour of news and views. We will look at some of the big stories making headlines and then turn our sites toward the U.S. Supreme Court. What big cases did they take up? Where does religious liberty fit in the list? Then we will look at a major victory for religious liberty wrapped around Title IX. Get ready to think biblically and critically.
It’s all news this hour starting with some of the headlines of the day. We then hear the good news of how the Good News is changing the Middle East. Why are former Muslims turning to Christ? What does it mean to follow Jesus in a country that is hostile to the Gospel? Why should the church in America care about the church in Iran? Why does the church in that ancient and historic land continue to grow when the country is in the midst of a revolution? Come to hear the answer to these questions and more! Great ready to lengthen your prayer list!
Sarah Perry is a senior legal fellow in the Institute for Constitutional Government at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. She is also former Senior Counsel to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, where she focused on policy reform, technical guidance, employee relations, and Department's annual report to the federal government. She is also a policy consultant and widely-published author with publications on topics ranging from public policy and education, to parenting, law, disability advocacy, and the arts. Sarah managed education reform initiatives at the Family Research Council and has written widely on the fight against the industrialized education complex. Her work at the Family Research Council also included the building and oversight of multiple policy coalitions geared toward the fight against antisemitism in academia, limiting tech censorship, and protecting religious liberty. Her work has appeared at Human Events, Christianity Today, the Stream, the Daily Caller, Townhall and others.
Tom Doyle fell in love with the Middle East on his first Biblical tour of the Holy Land. In 1995, he became an official tour guide for the state of Israel and developed a passion for ministering to the Israeli people, Arabs and Jews alike. Tom felt called into full-time ministry there in 2001. Tom and his wife JoAnn began working in the heart of the Islamic world shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11. His ministry to pastors in this region has opened many valuable doors for him to build key relationships in places like Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Syria and Palestinian territories of Israel. In 2001, Tom became the Middle East Director for e3 Partners and then in 2017 launched a new ministry called Uncharted. Tom is a master storyteller with several books highlighting God’s miraculous work among the Muslim people. His best known books include Dreams and Visions (2012), Killing Christians (2015), and Standing in the Fire (2017).
Dr. Hormoz Shariat is the founder of Iran Alive Ministries. He was born into a Muslim family in Iran and came to the United States after the Islamic Revolution of 1979, where he came to Christ while earning my Ph.D. in Computer Engineering as a graduate student at USC in 1980. In 1987, Hormoz planted a church in San Jose, California. With hundreds of Muslim converts, which remains one of the largest churches of its kind in the United States. In 2001 he followed the Lord’s leading and founded Iran Alive Ministries, which utilizes Satellite TV to reach the millions of lost and broken people of Iran and the rest of the Middle East. Today, the ministry broadcasts the Gospel 24/7 from studios in Dallas to Iran and the Middle East, trusting the Lord to transform a nation, which is responding to the Gospel unlike any other time in history.