• Brian C. Stiller, Global Ambassador of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) travels the world, meeting leaders in church, politics and service agencies, representing the WEA in places of social, economic and political struggle. His blogging is to broker understanding and highlight the good news of Christian faith. He invites you to share your thoughts, concerns, hopes and dreams on issue's which he has commented.

ISIS – What is it? Where did it come from?

ISIS (Daesh)* is a flowering thorn attached to a stem and rooted in a life-sustaining soil. ISIS is the bloom; an extremist messianic Wahhabism (Salafism) is the stem; its soil, a longing to return to radical Islamic tradition, to expel Western influence from the Middle East, and to launch global Islamic rule. To mix metaphors: … Continue reading

Following Christ Together November 2015

Following Christ Together

Jesus promised us we would face persecution. Killings, discrimination, persecution come with the cross.    When a Christian is beheaded, thrown in a cage, doused with gas and then set aflame, or when a family is rooted out, threatened with “convert, pay tax, be killed or leave,” Christians quickly come to their defense Heroic Christian faith … Continue reading

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The First of its Kind

The idea of writing this book first came to me when browsing through a bookstore in Florida. I came across Evangelicals for Idiots. Amused, I flipped through it. It was well written and accurate in its contents, but it only talked about Americans. I knew it was time we did one for the world. So … Continue reading

Mongolia October 2015

Mongolia – from ancient power to a youthful witness

Flying low over the sparse rolling hills of Mongolia, it is hard to imagine that from this barren, landlocked landscape rose one of the most widespread and powerful empires in human history. In 209 BC a confederation led by Modu Shanyu, Mongolia so threatened their southern neighbors that they built the Great Wall of China … Continue reading


Bulgaria: An historic land

Bulgaria is a country hidden from our main stream of attention. Yet even with its rich and troubled history, Bulgaria’s Christian community is resilient, modeling Spirit-risking adventures of a witness of faith in living and loving with others. Bulgaria, with its population of fewer than 8 million, is located in the Balkan region of Eastern … Continue reading


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