Lest We Forget

Written by a Romanian Jew, translated into 65 languages, distributed throughout the world (by the millions), used by the Vietnamese house church as a survival guide after the fall of South Vietnam, Tortured for Christ continues to strike the warning bell for Western Christians that “all who live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.” […]

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The Beauty & Glory of the Reformation: Day Three

[ The Beauty & Glory of the Reformation: Day Two ] We woke up Saturday morning and asked each other, “Can this really be the final day of the conference? It seems as if we’re just getting started!” After a quick breakfast, we found our seats and again were transported back to the 16th century. Dr. Haykin […]

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Anchored in Hope

In The Insanity of God, author Nik Ripken recounts his time in Russia and the Ukraine where he interviewed numerous pastors and church leaders who lived under communism. His question was this: How did so many Russians and Ukrainians keep their faith strong over decades of communist oppression of believers? One man shared this story […]

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World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians

Franklin Graham said the following in USA Today: We must give voice to those persecuted, educating the world about rampant and unchecked oppression. That’s why this week, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, in partnership with Samaritan’s Purse, is bringing more than 600 persecuted Christians and advocates from 130 countries to Washington for our first ever […]

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Czech National Petr Jasek Released

  From the VOM website: Czech national and long-time VOM staff member Petr Jasek has been released from prison in Sudan, following a pardon issued by Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. Petr was arrested by the Islamic Sudanese regime after visiting Sudanese Christians and providing a small gift to help with a man’s medical treatment. He […]

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Silence: The After Effects

Japanese Coast

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by His Son. . . Hebrews 1:12 I rarely darken the door of a movie theater unless the attraction is an historical epic film or possibly an epic […]

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Dispatches from the Front

Dispatches From the Front

God used many people, events, trials, and experiences to bring us to the point of pursuing ministry in Prague. One very powerful tool that he brought our way through a friend at church, Steve Larsen, was a set of mission DVDs. Nancy and I were sitting in the fellowship hall enjoying a conversation with friends […]

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31 Days to Pray

World Map for prayer

Frontline Missions International has a free prayer map and calendar that you can download here. The countries in focus are those known for the worst persecution and least Gospel presence. Nancy and I also use Voice of the Martyrs’ prayer app, available for iPhone and android devices.  It’s full of helpful information about the individual […]

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