Dianna Hobbs is founder of Empowering Everyday Women Ministries. Her Facebook inspirations inspire thousands within  the Body of Christ daily. To read what she has to say and be inspired, head on over to her Facebook page by CLICKING RIGHT HERE. 

 

Enjoy reading stories like these? Consider donating to Empowering Everyday Women Ministries, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

We distribute inspiring free content worldwide to edify the faith of believers and share the gospel with the broken and hurting. Our staff also launches initiatives and campaigns to benefit those who are overlooked, misused, forgotten and in need.

Learn more about who we are and why you should give today.

You can save lives. Learn more about EEW's advocacy and efforts to bring awareness to the epidemic of Autoimmune diseases that affect 50 million people, mostly women, in the U.S. Learn more here.

 

Devotion: Take your eyes off your circumstances MORE

Thinking too small? The word can help with that MORE5 scriptures to help you strengthen & exercise your faith  MOREGod is not a genie MOREDistracted by this crazy world? Stay focused! MORE 7 ways to receive divine revelation MOREBeing phony for social media likes? MOREThis Means War! How to fight against fear  MORE7 ways to be more confident in your calling MORE5 things not to do in the wilderness MOREIncrease your confidence in your God-give talents MORE5 ways to successfully practice abstinence MORE

 

Are life's detours slowing you down? Walk with Dr. Tony Evans through the life of Joseph and discover why and how God uses these unpredictable byways to bring about his blessing and reveal his plan for you. 

Got News Tips? Our award-winning editorial team wants the buzz. Send it to buzz[at]eewmagazine[dot]com!

Join thousands within our faith community who receive inspiration from Dianna Hobbs’ “Your Daily Cup of Inspiration” podcast! LISTEN HERE

David & Tamela shatter records

Tasha's charity performance [WATCH]

Fantasia returns to gospel roots

T.D. Jakes' preaching tips

EEW President miraculously healed

Tasha cobs weds

Travis Greene wins big at Stellars

Rape epidemic in South Sudan

CeCe's new tour

Missing black girls crisis

Stellars Founder's announcement

Fred's new indie film

Author's new tour

Kierra talks her prayer life

Yvonne Orji promotes abstinence

Bishop blesses LA men

Famine declared in South Sudan

EEW Founder gets big support

Pakistani Christians persecuted

Priscilla Shirer donates Bibles

Christianity's exploding here

5 autoimmune disease facts

Gospel DJ's support St. Jude

Tragic end to life

Casey J's new single

4 stars for John Gray's OWN show

Lady Jakes inspires youth

Eddie Long's successor

Gospel singer says watch your online behavior

Christian charity forced out of India

Read our statement of belief HERE.

How to receive Christ MORE

Get to know Dianna Hobbs HERE.

« Ouch! Trump’s communication’s director Omarosa gets the boot | Main | EEW Magazine Profiles In Black History Series: Booker T. Washington's Top 5 quotes »
Friday
Feb032017

Hundreds of advocates urge Trump to fill crucial vacancy to preserve religious freedom

APLou Ann Sabatier // EEW Magazine Faith & Politics

Share More than five billion people live in situations where they face high restrictions on their religion and are persecuted for their faith, as violent religious extremism continues to grow around the world.

That's why more than 700 advocates have signed a letter urging President Donald Trump to fill the position of Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, which is currently vacant.

The Ambassador reports to the Secretary of State and advocates for freedom of religion, which underpins a wide array of human rights, economic interests and national security.

Over the past two decades, it has taken prior administrations an average of 353 days (one year) to secure a nomination for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. But many are hoping for a quicker response under Trump, who has made religious freedom a priority.
  
To encourage the administration to move swiftly on a nomination for Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative sent a letter to President Trump that was signed by 715 human rights and international religious freedom advocates.

"There is mounting evidence that countries that maintain broad, plural, and inclusive religious freedom are less prone to violence, less likely to export terrorism, and more likely to grow their overall economy," said Elijah Brown, EVP of 21st Century Wilberforce.
 
Supporting the most vulnerable around the world through an Ambassador for International Religious Freedom has wide bi-partisan support.

During the next 353 thousands more may be killed for their religious beliefs. On behalf of those persecuted, dying for their faith and languishing in the midst of injustice, those concerned are asking President Trump to show commitment and haste.

RELATED: Trump says he will priorize christian refugees

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>