Trip to the Holy land

A once-in-a-lifetime trip gives students a new perspective Growing up in a Christian home and going to church each Sunday, I was well-informed about Bible stories and how, though we call them “stories,” they are actual historical ac- counts of God interacting with his people. But, it wasn’t until traveling to Israel this past winter break that the Bible took […]

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On mission to serve Middle East

Team of Liberty students and alumni work to start raising money to help refugees Two Liberty University alumni and two current Liberty students, all sisters, recently teamed up to begin a project called Middle East Mission to raise and donate money to The Cradle of Christianity Fund (TCF). TCF is a fund by television producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, […]

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The persecuted church

Johnnie Moore speaks to TRBC about oppressed Middle Eastern Christians “Christianity is bleeding in the Middle East, and I believe we should care more about it.” Liberty’s former Vice President for Executive Projects and Media Relations and Campus Pastor Johnnie Moore spoke these words as he returned to preach on behalf of the persecuted church at Thomas Road Baptist Church […]

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Flag flies in Middle East

Student represents Liberty by displaying flag at Army bases in Iraq, Kuwait Upon entering any stadium on the campus of Liberty University, spectators are greeted by a plethora of unique flags, from the colorful pennants representing the other schools in the Big South Conference to the American flag and the flag emblazoned with the LU logo. But when fans entered […]

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Obama snubs Israeli leader

U.S. president says “no” to key Middle East ally amidst escalating turmoil I guess I should laugh to keep from crying. Yemen’s U.S.-backed government, touted by President Barack Obama as a model for dealing with al Qaeda and the Middle East, according the MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough, crumbled overnight last week. Additionally, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah died Friday, Jan. 23, leaving […]

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Convo Connection

“Every day I try to live my life in such a way that I will accomplish at least one thing that will outlive me for eternity.” These words spoken by Liberty alumnus and President of World Help Vernon Brewer laid an enduring foundation and set the stage for a fiercely impactful week of Convocation. Brewer described the brutality of what […]

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Conflict escalates in Israel

Hamas and Islamic radicals terrorize the Jewish state in the name of religion Conflict in the Middle East is nothing new. In fact, turmoil seems indigenous to the entire region. While turmoil is no stranger to the Middle East, this latest outbreak of fighting has escalated to recognition on an international scale. When the news of an Israeli offensive against […]

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What we can do to help the Middle East

Christians are called to be politically active by praying for international peace and administrative wisdom Turn on any news channel or pick up any newspaper, and headlines are sure to outline the grim political landscape of our country and our world. Tension continues to rise as leading bureaucratic figures scramble to find the best solution to the crisis in Syria. […]

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