In my view, one difficulty with the concept of the timing of the rapture occurring at the beginning of Daniel’s seven-year tribulation period is an extension of the Matthew 24:9-10 verses mentioned above: “Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you; and ye shall be hated of all nations for […]
Difficult issues series This has been perhaps the most difficult post I have written. I’ve avoided writing about this issue because it is so divisive, and because I wasn’t sure I had anything worthwhile to say. But while I don’t pretend to have a solution to the argument between the traditionalists and the progressives, I […]
As a consequence of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 the U.S. Secretary of State is required to deliver an annual report on the status of religious freedom. Today Secretary Rex Tillerson completes his duty as outlined within the law and delivers remarks regarding the 2016 International Religious Freedom Annual Report. [Transcript] SECRETARY TILLERSON: […]
International Christian Concern (ICC) is elated to report that four Nepali Christians, Lali Pun, Bimkali Budha, Ruplal Pariyar and his wife Ganga, were finally released from prison when their sentences for “violence and witchcraft” after praying for a mentally ill woman were reversed. This news comes after ICC’s advocacy team led a petition to […]
The National Association of Evangelicals created this test to determine if you were in fact an Evangelical. Ready to play? Do you accept that; The Bible is the highest authority for what you believe. It is very important for you to personally encourage non-Christians to trust Jesus Christ as their Savior. Jesus Christ’s death on the […]
A grim new report on Christian persecution around the globe suggests that rather than improving, the situation of Christians worldwide is worsening, a fact whitewashed by mainstream media.
Something extraordinary and wondrous is happening in Iran. It is the Light of Christ. Mohabat News, the Iranian Christian News Agency, reports on August 11, 2017, that “Christianity has been growing at an exponential rate in the last couple of decades in Iran, causing the Islamic government a great deal of concern.” Senior Islamic officials, […]