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Pray for civil peace in Nigeria (1 Tim 2:2-3). News reports are coming out that there is a new wave of violence in Central Nigeria targeted at Christians. According to the Wikipedia page, the NKST (Church of Christ in the Sudan Among . . . Continue reading →
Who are suffering and even being martyred at the hands of Islamofascists.
There are unconfirmed reports of a planned attack on Christians in the Orissa Province. Please pray. Let’s hope it’s just a rumor.
This letter was published earlier this month by Afghan Christians in India. § Letter to the Body of Christ around the world, written by members of the Afghan Christian community on June 9, 2010: To the Body of Christ: This letter is . . . Continue reading →
J. D. Greear has the story of Sayed Mossa, who has been imprisoned and tortured because he is a Christian. He is scheduled to be murdered by the same Afghan government installed by the United States. JDG has action steps beginning with . . . Continue reading →
Rupert Shortt is Religion Editor of the TLS (Times Literary Supplement). In this 54-page synopsis of his case he takes the reader on a tour of global persecution of Christians. He begins in Egypt by contrasting current conditions with Egypt’s tradition of . . . Continue reading →
A jihadi group occupying the Syrian town of Raqqa recently gave Christian minorities living there three choices: 1) convert to Islam, 2) remain but pay tribute and accept third-class subject status, or 3) die by the sword. According to the BBC, the . . . Continue reading →
“The herdsmen destroyed more than 60 houses in our village, and three members of my community were also killed during the attack,” Terwase said by phone. “At Tse-Ali village, more than 70 houses were set ablaze and 21 Christians killed. All affected . . . Continue reading →
A 1998 graduate of Westminster Seminary California, Turkish-born Fikret Böcek moved back to his country in 2001 to plant a confessional Reformed church in Izmir – the ancient Smyrna, the persecuted city of Revelation 2:8–11, where bishop Polycarp famously died for his . . . Continue reading →
This morning I am thinking of younger American Christians, especially of those who have come of age during the Trump administration. A young person who was 16 when the Trump administration began is now approaching 20 and is perhaps becoming more politically . . . Continue reading →
Though the erosion of Protestant liberties had already begun, the sessions of the Synod of Loudun give us a window into the government over-reach that was beginning to ramp up and would eventually take away all liberties of French Protestants. Continue reading →
Since becoming a pastor I’ve been convinced that one of my most important responsibilities it to preach and pray in a way that prepares people to suffer for the glory of God. Suffering – which is a wide and broad biblical category . . . Continue reading →
Christianity is greatest when…
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INDORE, India — The Christians were mid-hymn when the mob kicked in the door. A swarm of men dressed in saffron poured inside. They jumped onstage and shouted Hindu supremacist slogans. They punched pastors in the head. They threw women to the . . . Continue reading →