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

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 “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. …

Beaten and Abused for their Faith in Jesus: Christian Persecution in India

By Carey Lodge, Christian Today. Hundreds of thousands of Christians across India are faced with a sobering ultimatum: hide their faith, or risk harassment, intimidation, and even death. Threats against churches, arson attacks on Christian property, and the harassment and violent abuse of new converts to Christianity are all on the rise in India, where …

US Accepting Only 28 Christians vs. 5,435 Muslim Refugees, Despite ISIS’ Unstoppable Genocide

By Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post. The United States government is processing an unbelievably low number of Christian refugees despite the ongoing genocide at the hands of the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and Syria, the American Center for Law and Justice reports. The conservative law group cited numbers from the Refugee Processing Center, noting that …

Living in a (Nominal) Religious Context

By Ed Stetzer, The Exchange. The fastest shrinking category in American religion is still the largest catagory—people who self-identify as Christian, but whose religion is not a central part of their lives. We call these people nominal Christians. Where I live in Tennessee, nominal Christianity is overwhelming and easy to notice. In the places I’ve …

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