Russia’s New Anti-Missionary Law in Context

By: Elizabeth A. Clark

As of July 20th of this year, ordinary Russian citizens and foreigners living in Russia face enormous fines for sharing their beliefs, even if they do so in their own homes. This represents a new level of repression of free speech and civil society in post-Soviet Russia.

Permanent Link: https://www.religiousfreedominstitute.org/cornerstone/2016/8/30/russias-new-anti-missionary-law-in-context

How Missionaries Have Quietly Transformed the World

By: Robert Woodberry

Despite the negative stereotypes about missionaries, they have effectively improved health, education, economic development, and political representation around the world—seemingly more effectively than government aid and secular NGOs. 

Permanent Link: https://www.religiousfreedominstitute.org/cornerstone/2016/7/14/how-missionaries-have-quietly-transformed-the-world