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It is estimated that 160,000 people were killed for their belief in Jesus in 1997 alone.  Most of those murdered were ex-Muslims in Islamic nations, where the fact that someone believes in “Isa” – the Islamic name for Jesus – is viewed as falling away from the true faith and is punishable by death.   The WEF calls on all Christians to take part in this day of prayer, to pray for all Christians who are already in...

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How much has your faith cost you lately? For most of us, the cost at Easter is the price of a few chocolate bunnies for the kids, or the bill for a new Easter outfit. But during Lent, and particularly today, Good Friday, as we reflect on the life and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we would do well to consider how much faith is costing our fellow Christians around the world—especially in Africa. In Sudan, a holy war has been raging for...

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Chuck examines the recent death of Martin Burnham in the Philipines, and points out that many, many Christians have died a martyrs death. Surprising to many, most of the deaths occurred in the 20th century.

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