Persecution (Page 7)

The Bible tells us to remember the persecuted. Those persecuted in the Bible frequently recount how others’ prayers helped them while they were enduring persecution. Knowing what is going on with the persecuted parts of the body of Christ will aid us in praying for them and possibly even with physical aid.

Despite being a member of the United Nations and agreeing to recognize and protect every individual’s right to the free practice of their religion, Sudan is still persecuting Christians at an alarming rate.  President Omar Hassan al-Bashir uses strict Shari’a law to govern Sudan.  According to the United States CommissionContinue Reading

I have few words to express over this.  Alas, it must be done in order to bring to light things that are happening around the world. I saw information regarding two teenagers being crucified.  Not knowing the source and whether or not it was legitimate, I set out to findContinue Reading

How heavy my heart is today.  I decided to start my country profile of Nigeria.  It is a very dangerous place for Christians and persecution is high.  An article showing the voracity of the Christian faith there astounded and inspired me. Yet as much as I was inspired, I wasContinue Reading

Today was Asia Bibi’s appeal.  It had been delayed twice and today was her third scheduled appeal hearing.  Unfortunately, it was again delayed.  She is still in prison, and still awaiting judgement on her appeal.  This means she still has a death sentence and she is still separated from herContinue Reading

You may remember from a previous blog that I have started my project on Christian persecution.  I have deviated from the first plan to go country by country.  As I finished the article on Syria, I came across information about Asia Bibi.  She is awaiting execution in Pakistan.  Her appealContinue Reading