Fear & Free Media

“All fear societies are based on a certain degree of brainwashing. State-controlled television, radio, and newspapers glorify the actions of the regime’s leaders and incite their populations against those it deems to be enemies.” The Case For Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror, has given me extra insight into the condition of media in Mongolia—and our … Learn More

Persecution and Persistence

I started reading Persecution by David Limbaugh this week. I realize that the book may be nearly two years old, but as I said earlier, my access to good western books is sometimes limited by my location in Mongolia. Limbaugh begins the book with dramatic accounts of students across America who have been persecuted for their Christian faith. That persecution … Learn More

The Quran & Science

Hindsight is 20/20 Since the advent of modern science, there has been a rush of many within religious communities to evaluate their faith according to scientific discoveries to see if there might be any previously undiscovered proofs that their beliefs are true. Christians and Muslims have been especially diligent in this regard, having published volumes of work on why certain … Learn More

Mohammad’s Injeel

Where Is The Injeel? There has been much discussion and controversy between Muslims and Christians regarding the identity of the Injeel (Gospel). Muslims, taking their cues from the Quran and traditional Islamic teachings, regard the true Injeel (as refered to in the Quran) to be lost, a document no longer in existence. Some have regarded the currently known Gospels of … Learn More

Does Allah Love Me?

Many of the concepts taught within the Quran appear at their surface to be quite similar, if not the same, to concepts in the Injeel (Gospels). This is certainly true regarding teachings about many moral standards and codes of personal behavior. However, the basic fundamentals of each faith differ sharply. Probably the most important difference is the teaching about God’s … Learn More