Category Archives: Current Issues

Are We Ready to Welcome Refugees This Time?

I am at this time working on putting together my first book. It will be a selection of a number of my articles, released and published over the years. This one is a candidate for the book. I would like … Continue reading

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Ambassadors for a Better World

I am at this time working on putting together my first book. It will be a selection of a number of my texts released and published over the years. This one is a candidate for the book. I would like … Continue reading

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In Medias Res: Refugees in Your Own Land

Yousef Alkhoury, Lecturer of Biblical Studies and Missions, Bethlehem Bible College, Palestine speaks at the Focus webinar “Refugees and Immigrants Our Neighbors”. 

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How to Respond to a Coup

How to Respond to a Coup, Lisa Sharon Harper’s Kitchen Table conversation. Lisa Sharon Harper (Freedom Road) and Tihomir Kukolja (Leadership Focus International) share a honest and engaging conversation about the current insurgence in the US, signs pointing to its … Continue reading

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Zoom Conversation: Losing Jesus in the Conspiracy Jungle?

Zoom conversation, held on Friday, May 8, 2020: Do conspiracies exist? Are too many Christians getting lost in the conspiracy jungle? How does indulgence in conspiracy theories affect the quality of our faith in Jesus and our witness? These are … Continue reading

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We Have Seen What Draining the Swamp Looks Like

I am not overly concerned whether the President is going to be impeached or not.  I am concerned about the wellbeing of the nation hijacked by the President’s loyalists who, without blinking an eye, call evil good and good evil. This … Continue reading

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MEMORANDUM: MOVING FORWARD IN TRUTH, WITH COURAGE AND HOPE

In October last year the organizers of the ROM (Renewing Our Minds) Integration Forum released the Croatian edition of the Memorandum on the ROM Integration Forum, with conclusions and recommendations for Croatian government and non-government organizations and institutions, as well … Continue reading

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A Metaphor for the Hijacked Church

The newly elected Brazilian president Jair Messias Bolsonaro promised: “God above everything. There is no such thing as this secular state. The state is Christian and the minority will have to change, if they can. The minorities will have to adapt … Continue reading

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Aren’t We in a Coma Already?

      Timothy Snyder reminds us in his book “On Tyranny” (book I would highly recommend):  “Until recently, we Americans had convinced ourselves that there was nothing in the future but more of the same. The seemingly distant traumas … Continue reading

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Devouring Midterm Elections

This is what I blogged eight years ago, on November 2, 2010 exactly: What to say about all the fuss, negative political campaign, demonizing and dehumanization of political opponents through offensive political advertising on TV, and of all religious euphoria … Continue reading

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