Posts Tagged ‘Persecution’

 

2016 REPORT: 90,000 Christians killed for their faith in bloodiest year of Modern History

editor 18 April 2017

By Turin-based Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR).. 2016 was the most brutal year to be a Christian in modern history. In the last twelve months, some 90,000 Christians were killed for their faith around the world, according to a new study from the Turin-based Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR). (more…)

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Focus on the future (3-12)

Rev. Willem Glashouwer 12 September 2012

What will the future bring to me personally and to planet Earth? Today we hear a lot about climate change. Earth is heating up, so the scientists say. The ice at the north and south poles is melting and the sea level is rising, slowly but steadily. The average temperature is rising. Does the Bible talk about these phenomena?

In the book of Revelation, in Rev 16, it says the following. The fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun and the sun was given power to scorch the people with fire. (more…)

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Arab spring, or Christian winter?

editor 7 September 2011

By Patrick Sookhdeo.. Blessed are the peacemakers.
In 1991 I was the pastor of a church in east London at the outbreak of the first Gulf War, when the far right had threatened to attack British Muslims. Members of my congregation went unprompted to the local mosque and surrounded it, to protect it and the Muslims against any violent attacks.
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