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The Witness of Our Lives

February 26, AD 2015 1 Comment
The Witness of Our Lives

The image of the ISIS’ beheading of Egyptian Coptic Christians has provoked various reactions: sympathy, outrage, exhortations to prayer, demands for action, and symbolic displays of solidarity. I think the most important reaction it is self-examination. Pope Francis said of the slain Egyptian Coptic Christians that they were killed for being Christians, and that their […]

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7 Reasons Christianity is the Most Persecuted Religion in the World

August 10, AD 2014 25 Comments
7 Reasons Christianity is the Most Persecuted Religion in the World

Last night, I asked my family what percentage of religious persecution in the world they thought was directed at Christians. They guessed about 30%. After all, they said, Christians are about one-third of the global population so that would make sense, right? When I told them it was closer to 80%, they initially refused to believe […]

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Walls, Pain, Filth

June 6, AD 2012 4 Comments
Walls, Pain, Filth

Asia Bibi’s cell is like a tomb, deprived of sunlight. She can see ‘no more than the prison bars, the wet ground and the walls blackened by filth. An odour of grease, sweat and urine pervades everything…It is the smell of death or of despair.’[1] When it rains outside, it also rains in her cell. […]

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Free Asia Bibi

June 4, AD 2012 4 Comments
Free Asia Bibi

Christian Mother of five sentenced to death in Pakistan for defending her faith. UK based Christian electo-pop band, Ooberfuse announced details today for an all out media blitz to raise awareness for Asia Bibi. Asia is a Pakistani Christian mother with five children who has been sentenced to death by hanging for defending her Christian […]

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