clergy · government · persecution · politics · religion

President Trump, Vice President Pence urge release of US pastor jailed in Turkey

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) and other evangelical human rights groups started asking Donald Trump shortly after he was elected to approach Turkey to ask President Erdogan to release American pastor Andrew Brunson. In the months following an attempted coup against Erdogan, Brunson--who was in Turkey strictly to carry out Christian missionary… Continue reading President Trump, Vice President Pence urge release of US pastor jailed in Turkey

Christianity · encouragement · life · persecution · religion

God’s marvelous kindness in the nick of time

The enemies of the cross of Christ are a relentless bunch. This can be witnessed all over the world by Christians who have been targeted by the lies of those who hate us. Even America got a taste of it when Obama was President as his policies emboldened certain groups to go after various Christians,… Continue reading God’s marvelous kindness in the nick of time

End times · Israel · law · persecution · politics · religion

Satan rears his ugly head at UN Security Council with resolution against Israel

Israel, like all other nations, is nowhere close to being perfect and they make mistakes, but that in no way excuses what the UN Security Council has done by condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank with their new resolution on Friday, December 23, which was helped along by the Obama administration's backstabbing vote to… Continue reading Satan rears his ugly head at UN Security Council with resolution against Israel

Christianity · encouragement · End times · faith · law · life · persecution · philosophy · religion · spiritual gifts

The prophet who just wouldn’t shut up and do as he was told

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: ... a time to keep silence, and a time to speak... Ecclesiastes 3:1, 7b Peacemakers. That is what all believers in Christ are called to be. Paul even told us in Romans 12:18 that if at all possible to… Continue reading The prophet who just wouldn’t shut up and do as he was told

Christianity · human rights · law · persecution · philosophy · U.S. Constitution

1984’s “thoughtcrime” weeding grows in today’s hiring practices

The days of 1984's thoughtcrime have arrived, thanks to organizations that are embracing the socialist/liberal, globalist view of the world where the Constitution and the human rights of freedom of expression, religion, and association are all despised. As organizations claim they like applicants and employees who have a social media presence, 43% of them are looking… Continue reading 1984’s “thoughtcrime” weeding grows in today’s hiring practices

Bible · Christianity · encouragement · faith · hardships · life · persecution · religion

Sticking with God brings this added bonus–victory over enemies

Serving Jehovah, our Heavenly Father, has many rewards when we are the truly saved who endure to the end. One of those bonuses is ultimate victory over any and all enemies who reject, persecute, mock, and even kill us for being in the faith. Every once in a while when I feel like I'm getting… Continue reading Sticking with God brings this added bonus–victory over enemies

Christianity · crime · encouragement · End times · faith · government · human rights · Islam · law · persecution · religion

Coptic Egyptian teens convicted of mocking Islam in video flee to Switzerland

In 2015, four teen Egyptian boys who were at a Christian youth retreat were filmed playing around on a video their teacher recorded on his phone. The video was 32 seconds long and, according to the teacher, was done to pan the room to get a short glimpse of some of the kids in attendance… Continue reading Coptic Egyptian teens convicted of mocking Islam in video flee to Switzerland

Christianity · End times · human rights · persecution · religion

Increased diplomatic relations with Cuba increases Christian persecution

According to a report by Vision Beyond Borders, an affiliate of Mission Network News, warming diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba has had the same results as US-China relations when it comes to human rights violations. The promise of softening human rights violations and iron-fisted Communism by normalizing relations is a false premise, as I've… Continue reading Increased diplomatic relations with Cuba increases Christian persecution

Bible · Christianity · encouragement · faith · God · persecution · prayer · religion

Persistent enemies require our persistent faith, prayer, & prophecy

Stay faithful to the Lord for any amount of time and you may find that the enemies of the Lord can be rather persistent about their aspirations to tear down God's plans. If we stand firm on our Christian convictions, however, we may more often than not find our enemies' plans thwarted. This is something… Continue reading Persistent enemies require our persistent faith, prayer, & prophecy

Bible · Christianity · church · encouragement · End times · faith · God · hardships · life · persecution · religion

Never forsaken, never forgotten

Christians and their congregations worldwide are being opposed and persecuted in our day such as we haven't seen since Rome martyred our fellow saints in the arenas for sport. We still have a ways to go before things get that bad for us, although we seem to be approaching it quickly. Some of the persecution… Continue reading Never forsaken, never forgotten