Jesse explores more instances of persecution for preaching the Gospel in America. Jesse’s writing is not theoretical, but of his own experiences in this, the land of the free with guarantees of free speech. Jesse shows how even though a person may seek to witness and preach within the confines of the law — asking police where he can preach — it is no assurance that he may not be arrested and jailed.
Police stood by as Muslims beat and killed Coptic Christians and looted their homes and stores in al-Kosheh, Egypt, last weekend, Christians in the region said. …Security forces have been patrolling the area since Jan. 1, but more than 20 Christians have died, 10 are reported missing, and scores of homes and shops have been…
A pastor writes of the rape and slavery to which Christian women are subjected in Pakistan. He tells of nursing mother’s breasts cut off so they can’t feed their babies, of men being castrated, of being forced to consume human feces and urine as the “Body and Blood” of Christ. The Christians are discriminated against, and lack basics of life such as clean food and water and employment.
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.
The author lives in the mid-east and is unusually aware of the effects of the religion of Islam in the countries in which it is the dominant religion. Jim describes how Sharia Law affects those who live under it, how unequally it is applied, and the dominating, dehumanizing effect on women. He describes how Sharia Law is applied against Christians and Jews.
Even though asking the police where he could preach, Jesse was arrested for walking on a sidewalk. In the jail he was subjected to danger by being put with dangerous inmates. But the Lord did his own work, using Jesse in the jail to preach.
This horrible story is very current, as of this inclusion on the website. The last entry was on October 15, 2002. You will learn how Christian brothers and sisters are being treated, humiliated, tortured and killed in Africa through tribal warefare.
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…
Compiling materials from many sources, Mary Ann Collins describes persecution of Christians in many different areas of America from the school to the prison. It may seem unbelievable that such things are happening in America. Perhaps we must all pay much closer attention and be prepared to help and to oppose such violations against fellow believers.
PERSECUTION IN ERITREA Muslims are getting along with Catholics and Eritrean Orthodox Church. Evangelical Lutherans are spared. They get along with Muslims, Catholics, and Eritrean Orthodox. Bible-believing Christians are being tortured and pressured to abandon their faith and return to the Eritrean Orthodox Church. Eritrean Constitution guarantees freedom of religion. However, in May 2002, the…