Category Archives: persecution

The Clearest Witness and Highest Calling

Yesterday, while reading the most recent atrocities against the persecuted church, I was again deeply troubled in my spirit with tremendous grief. It seems that in addition to the barbarism already taking place, Isis has decided that burning children alive or crucify … Continue reading

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National Day of… Gotta Make the Donuts?

While growing up I never considered how relevant “Fred the Baker” and his mindless commitment to “make the donuts”, would be to me in ministry.  It is relatively true that much of America “Runs on Dunkin’” with their wide variety … Continue reading

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We Should Not Be Surprised… Why Are We?

Recently, sports talk radio personality Colin Cowherd, suggested Tim Tebow is a good enough athlete to play some position on any NFL roster.  Cowherd then assigned blame to Tebow’s rabid Christian fan base, for him not have a roster spot … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be A Christian #3

As we discovered in our last blog, self-defense in the face of persecution is not an appropriate biblical response.  Yet in the face of the violent storm on the horizon how do we deal with the fear of persecution.  This … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be A Christian #2

Is Defending Oneself Biblically Justifiable? In my last blog, we discussed this statement concerning the persecuted church in Syria, “This is what it means to be a Christian in Syria”.  Syrian Christians relay that being persecuted, even unto death, is … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be A Christian #1

//www.youtube.com/get_player On the first Sunday of November we recognized and participated in the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.  It would seem that this past year and a half has brought more awareness of the plight of the … Continue reading

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5 Essentials for Enduring Coming Persecution #1

Dear Friends,  The two links below will take you to the audio files for the message “5 Essentials for Enduring the Coming Persecution”.  As we feel the beginnings of persecution against the church in America, this message from I Peter … Continue reading

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All Day Long… Overcoming the Encroaching Darkness

In a world where statistics surface on an hourly basis, it is easy to become insensitive to the deluge of numbers, which are to inform us of important trends.  In spite of the deluge of numbers, I would like to … Continue reading

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