Obama’s Silence on ISIS’s Christian Genocide “Speaks Volumes”

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everett piper interview dcOklahoma Wesleyan University President Dr. Everett Piper said as much during his interview with The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas. When Thomas asked Piper about President Barack Obama’s policies against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL), he went back to the general Middle East conflict, “Christians are being beheaded in the Middle East and you’re being quiet. Silence is not always a virtue.” He added, “Sometimes, it’s an indication, an indication of a lack of conviction and a lack of courage, and maybe, maybe even total disagreement with those that you are silent about.”

Piper continued, “In the midst of this crisis and our culture, in the Middle East we see Christians being beheaded, and crucified, and being drowned in cages. And mum’s the word; our president says nothing.” He pointed out the following:

“And here in middle America, we see flower shop owners and photographers Christian colleges being silenced because we have Christian values on something as integral to the Christian faith as a sacrament of the church: marriage.”

Piper questioned recent government incursions into religious freedom, “What gives the government the right to wrest control of the definition of the sacrament of the church and start defining it and say, ‘your church can no longer do so.’?” He concluded, “The president’s silence on these matters, I think, speaks volumes. Silence is not golden. It’s often a sign of contempt.”