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Month: November 2016

Nov 23

Should Persecuted Christians Be Thankful?

We often fall into the tradition of thanking God for our freedom, homes or even family members. These are all such deep blessings from God. When considering persecuted Christians, however, they often do not have any of these things. They often are stripped of freedom, comforts and community. Do persecuted Christians have anything to be thankful for?

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Nov 23

A Man’s Faith Brings His Cousin to Christ

Elias was the first to come to Christ. After reading the Bible, he was sure that Christ was the Truth. His faith came with much backlash. His entire family, including Adam, shunned and rejected him.

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Nov 17

Susan Needs Our Prayers!

One of the stories I often share when speaking is the story of Susan. When I first heard how she remained in a dark room sitting on the mat for three months simply because she did not want to deny Jesus, I was both humbled and challenged. Recently I received an update on Susan and the progress she has made over the years and while she has come a long way she still needs our prayers.

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Nov 17

Is Worship Our Delight?

Throughout Scripture, we see God’s people enjoying His presence and character with joy and gladness. In pairing these two biblical ideas, is worship our delight? Do the characteristics and mighty deeds of God cause our heart to sing with thanksgiving? The persecuted church would boldly proclaim, “YES!”

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Nov 11

Kidnapped Missionary Returns to Mali

Beatrice Stockly was taken from her residence before dawn on January 8, 2015 by armed men who arrived in four pickup trucks, according to sources whose names are being kept confidential for their safety.

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