A New Vantage Point: Syria

This post points up how difficult it is to learn truth by simply reading news. We who love Christ want truth and want to live by the truth. Pay attention to the comments about the meaning of religious liberty. Would you think that was religious liberty? If US government were like either Assad’s government or the Syrian rebels, would you consider the US to have religious liberty?

Vantage Points

One of the greatest aspects of traveling is the way it informs our worldview.  That idea may just be suggested by our blog’s title.  After living in the UAE for the better part of a year, I’ve made many acquaintances and built some relationships.  These allow me to see things from a different perspective.  One of these relationships is with a fellow from Syria.  He’s friendly and easy going.  He’s Christian, and he’s invited us to join him at church, and though we haven’t been able to make it happen thus far, we really want to.  How cool would it be to be at a church service conducted in Arabic?  I’ll answer my own question: pretty dang cool.  Anyway, on to the point: I’ve gained a new vantage point on a country and the conflict within it–namely, Syria.

Honestly, I generally don’t give a whole lot of attention to far-away…

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