A community of Christian leaders who advocate for pluralism in
the Near East

Become a Philos Leader

We have a vision for a pluralistic Near East based on freedom and the rule of law, where nations, tribes, and religious communities can live beside each other as neighbors.

To get there, we don’t pick sides or settle for easy answers. We develop relationships, explore difficult questions, and work to build a movement of principled, practical Christian engagement.

The story of Philos

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Philos Leadership Track

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    Discover a nuanced view on pluralism in the Near East with our core leadership program.

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    Philos Leadership Institute

    Ready to do some work? Apply to the Philos Leadership Institute to belong to a 4 month-long apprenticeship program where you’ll advocate and educate alongside Philos staff.

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    Philos Fellowship

    After completing both Pathfinder and the Philos Leadership Institute, Advocacy Fellows get the opportunity to lead community based projects to further the Philos mission.

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What we've been up to recently

Abraham's Missing Child Initiative

We launched the Abraham’s Missing Child Initiative in Washington D.C. in July, and in September, we held our first summit with Near Eastern Christian representatives in Athens, Greece.

21 Martyrs Pilgrimage

We are raising funds to bring the families of the 21 Martyrs killed by ISIS on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem in 2023.

Philos Leadership Institute 2022 Cohorts

We traveled to Israel & the United Arab Emirates with two Philos Leadership Institute cohorts in 2022, studying Islam’s impact in the Near East and the region’s choice between religious homogeneity and pluralism.

The Philos Action League

The Philos Action League now has over 2,000 members who have responded to 120+ acts of antisemitism around the country.

Hope in the Holy Land Premiere

We premiered our feature-length documentary, Hope in the Holy Land, in Dallas with producer Justin Kron and narrator Todd Morehead in November, 2021.

Our Research Fellows' Articles

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  • January 18, 2023

    A second genocide of Armenians is happening. Will the US government put an end to it?

    Uzay Bulut, Research Fellow

  • January 17, 2023

    Turkey Closing Second-Largest Opposition Party?

    Uzay Bulut, Research Fellow

  • January 16, 2023

    The alliance between Ankara and Hamas is alive and kicking

    Uzay Bulut, Research Fellow

  • January 14, 2023

    The EU Must Designate Iran’s IRGC as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

    Farhad Rezaei, Senior Research Fellow

  • January 11, 2023

    Soleimani’s Legacy: Corruption at Home, Death and Destruction Abroad

    Farhad Rezaei, Senior Research Fellow

  • January 8, 2023

    Anti-Christian hate crimes in Israel: Where are our chief rabbis?

    Dr. Faydra Shapiro, Senior Research Fellow

  • January 4, 2023

    Turkey's 'Crimes against Humanity' and Illegal Occupation of Cyprus

    Uzay Bulut, Research Fellow

  • December 29, 2022

    Azerbaijan & Turkey’s Ominous Assault against Armenians

    Uzay Bulut, Research Fellow

Our special projects and partner organizations are designed for people from all different backgrounds.

Learn more about our special projects and partner organizations and see how you can get involved.

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