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‘The Insanity of God’ Film on Persecuted Christians Will Be Shown for One-Day Only


By Kevin Porter, The Christian Post. Missionaries Nik and Ruth Ripken have interviewed more than 600 persecuted Christians in over 72 countries, and now the film “The Insanity of God” will convey the amazing story on the silver screen across the country. For just one day, Aug. 30, LifeWay Films, International Mission Board with Fathom …

Crimes and No Punishment

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Violence is only one of the problems faced by Christians in Egypt Originally posted by The Economist. It began with an argument over money, says a resident of Karam village in Minya. A shop-owner called Ashraf, a Coptic Christian, could not pay his Muslim suppliers. So they started a rumour that Ashraf was having an affair …

Religious Freedom Seriously Lacking for Three-Fourths of World’s Population, Ambassador Says


By Adelle M. Banks, Religious News Service. The U.S. State Department warned that religion-based terrorists as well as some governments across the globe are threatening the liberties of religious minorities. “One of the best ways to deny these murderers their victory is by ensuring that those they have sought to destroy not only survive, but …

‘They Say We Are Infidels’: How the Church in the Middle East Endures Amid Intense Persecution


 “Everywhere militants were blowing up Christians … the message to these ‘infidels’: You don’t belong in Iraq. Leave, pay the penalty to stay, or be ready to die.” By Carey Lodge, Christian Today. Journalist and editor of WORLD magazine, Mindy Belz, has reported on the ground in the Middle East for more than a decade. …

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