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Russia Enacts Law to Restrict Religious Freedom and Missionary Activities

Article by: Joe Carter The Story: Under the guise of implementing “anti-terrorism” measures, Russia has adopted new laws that restrict religious freedom and criminalize missionary activities. The Background: According to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law measures that redefine “missionary activities” as religious practices that take place outside of state-sanctioned sites. …

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The Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the "law on missionary work" (exclusive)

07/07/2016 On July 7, the Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a package of “anti-terrorism” laws, which were developed by the State Duma deputy Irina Yarovaya and a member of the Federation Council, Viktor Ozerov, Christian Telegraph reports according to kremlin.ru. According to these laws, missionary activity is recognized as spreading faith and religious beliefs out of the religious buildings. According …

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Don’t Be a Missionary Tourist

Article by: Mike Pettengill Before I discuss the pitfalls of being a missionary tourist, I suppose I should clarify what I mean. A missionary isn’t a tourist just because he takes selfies, buys souvenirs, or has lots of fun while serving. In fact, a missionary tourist’s actions will almost always look good and right. It’s the motives that are problematic. A missionary tourist participates in missions for self-aggrandizing reasons. …

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